Retro

You think you know Star Wars – AT-AT or A.T.A.T. ??

 

We have all grown up on Star Wars – my favourite of all seven movies is The Empire Strikes Back, what with the dark story, the cliff hanger ending and above all the scene with the All-Terrain Armoured Transports. The what I hear you say? You know the AT-ATs? No?

Well maybe in your world you called them the A.T.A.T.’s So who is right. Vote now, or watch the video instead.

Retro gamer loses fiance….

 

Respect to this guy – he converted his bedroom in to an arcade and lost his fiance of 2-years in the process. Some people just have their priorities right!

Shallow Water: A practical effects film – Kickstarter

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Once upon a time, before Hollywood ruined the horror and sci-fi genres with endless sequels, remakes, cheap digital effects, shaky cams and a general fear of new ideas, there was a glorious era of wildly blooming innovation. Iconic monsters roamed the theatres, suspenseful storylines amazed the audience, and innovative visuals showed us worlds never seen…

Top 10 Megadrive Games

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  10 Wonder Boy in Monster World An epic, engrossing and enjoyable mash-up of platforming and RPG. Lots to see and do, items to collect and monsters to bash. A great game in a great (if somewhat barmy) series. 9 Comix Zone It’s a shame the Sega Technical Institute didn’t make more games, really. This innovative…

The Wizard's Tower

Zork the Great and Powerful

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  Welcome to The Wizard’s Tower, a regular Retro Now feature covering the history and development of computer ‘adventure games’, the programmers, the publishers and the games themselves. Each week, the Wizard opens his Book of Lore to look at a different aspect of adventure gaming, as well as reviewing individual games from time to…