Tough as Nails: Flashback

Dan takes a look at 16-bit adventure Flashback and discusses it’s technical accomplishments, it’s fist gnawing difficulty and the very English tendency towards masochism. Plus jungle mutants.

The Games That Made Us Gamers: Final Fantasy VI

When Pascal was a kid, everybody had to walk to school in the snow, uphill – both ways! Oh, and play unbelievably great games like Square’s ultimate masterpiece, FInal Fantasy VI.

The Rebirth of Text Adventures?

Are text-based games secretly plotting a coup de tat from behind the scenes, to usurp all power and rule the world? No, but they could be making a comeback nonetheless.

The Games That Made Us Gamers: Warcraft II – Tides of Darkness

Chad sets sail on the Tides of Darkness and fondly looks back on the bloodshed that was Warcraft II.

Well Played – Episode 2: Deadly Premonition & X-Com

In Well Played’s very first second episode, Sebastian, Armand, Chad, and Pascal take on (and take apart) the cult mock-horror PS2 title Deadly Premonition and PC classic X-Com.

The Games That Made Us Gamers: Super Mario World

Martin takes a look back at the game that changed his life forever: Super Mario World.

Hail Brittania! (Or Is it Sosaria?): GoG.Com Gets Ultima 1,2, and 3

The roots of the RPG are available again! AND THERE WAS MUCH REJOICING!

Missing in Action: Jedi Knight

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Martin played one of the greatest Star Wars videogame series ever made. But did this once-celebrated series disappear during the Great Purge, or is it hiding out on the planet of Dagobah waiting to one day bring balance back to the Force?

Interview: Legend of Grimrock Dev Team on Their Upcoming CRPG

Legend of Grimrock is the debut game by indie developer Almost Human. The game fuses classic dungeon crawl RPGs with modern graphics and UIs, promising a much anticipated experience for fans of old-school gaming. We asked the developers some of the questions burning in our yearning hearts!

Page to Pixel: Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon

Chad sits down for a few pints with the myriad bizarre patrons of the titular watering hole.

Review: 8-Bit Commando (PC)

8-Bit Commando review

A new Contra-like PC game promising a retro gaming experience with enough modern touches to make it suitable for gamers from all generations.

Tough as Nails: Super Ghouls ‘n’ Ghosts

If ye doubt your courage, or your strength, come no further, for death awaits you all with nasty, big pointy teeth!

Page to Pixel: Betrayal at Krondor

Chad takes a look back at the games based on Raymond E. Feist’s fantasy novels set in the world of Midkemia.

Instant Replay – Episode 2: Gargoyle’s Quest II

It’s plenty of 8-bit wall-clinging and wing-flapping in this instalment of Instant Replay.

Tough as Nails: Tactics Ogre

Chad reminisces about the hair-pulling Post-Traumatic Stress Simulator/Tactical RPG Tactics Ogre.

Review: Dungeons of Dredmor (PC)

A roguelike for the rest of us, Dungeons of Dredmor is an addictive dungeon crawl at an unbeatable low price.

Page to Pixel: Conan

What is best in life? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to play videogames featuring everyone’s favorite barbarian! Adds RollerCoaster Tycoon to Lineup; Begins 18 Day “Hidden Gem” Sale

News of Good Old Games!

Page to Pixel: Dune Part 2 – Dune 2000 and Beyond…

It is by will alone I set my keyboard in motion. It is by coffee that thoughts acquire speed…

Page to Pixel: Dune Part 1: Dune and Dune II

The building of a dynasty.

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