Pac is back, the award winning mobile gaming hit is now available on your favourite console. Inspired by the 256 glitch, Pac-man was designed to have no ending, as long as one life was left, the game should be able to go on indefinitely. But when the fruit counter overflows to zero , the first […]
From the team that brought you “From Bedrooms to Billions”, comes the Amiga Years by Nicola and Anthony Caulfield. When their Kickstarter campaign was announced I was instantly attracted to the idea of viewing a documentary focusing on my beloved childhood machine, the Commodore Amiga. Whilst I only owned an Amiga 500 back in its […]
My Childhood was dominated by Sensible World of Soccer on my Amiga 500. Well I’ve grown up and finally the spiritual successor to SWOS has finally been announced, Jon Hare, the brainchild of Sensible Software now under his own software house, Tower Studios has announced his new Kickstarter campaign for Sociable Soccer. Sociable Soccer is […]
Am I living in the past or have I travelled back in time? I turn on the news and it’s Bush v Clinton for the US presidency, I look at the top grossing movies and Terminator and a Jurassic movie are the top 2 grossing movies for the month and then I turn on my […]
“Alright you Primitive Screw heads, listen up! You see this? This… is my boomstick! The twelve-gauge double-barreled Remington. S-Mart’s top of the line. You can find this in the sporting goods department. That’s right, this sweet baby was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retails for about a hundred and nine, ninety five. It’s got a […]
“Video Games are really the training book of computer literacy,” Nolan Bushnell. World 1-1, is typically a term you would hear in any of the Super Mario games featured on Nintendo. However instead of a plump bouncing plumber, we have a 120 minute representation of the history of Atari, directed by Jeanette Garcia and Daryl […]
For those who do not know, AVCON is an anime and video games convention held annually in the fair city of Adelaide, South Australia. The history of this prestigious event dates back to 2002 when volunteers of the University of South Australia’s Japanese Animation Society and Adelaide University’s Video Gamers Association combined their efforts and […]
Robert Englund, Tom Skerritt, Richard Dean Anderson, Hodor!! These were some of the names to appear at OZ Comic Con 2014, the event being held at the old exhibition building in Melbourne. So on a cold wintery morning Daz Retro and your’s truly headed out to yet another huge convention. We were fortunate enough to […]
As you may be aware, I am a keen enthusiast when it comes to adventure games, in particular point and click, I grew up on games such as LucasArts Monkey Island, Sierra’s Police Quest and Revolution’s Broken Sword. When I first found out about an additional Broken Sword being in the works via a Kickstarter […]
Banjo Guy Ollie is back, Celebrating Tetris’s 30th birthday, here is his cover of the theme. Awesome Stuff!!! [youtube id=”JWraNjj68YU” width=”600″ height=”350″]
The team at Retro Domination love all sorts of genres in gaming, however some of the hidden gems are hiding in sports titles. Daz and Matt Cawley uncover their favourite games in what is typically an overlooked genre in retro gaming. Daz When playing retro games I’m usually shooting at spacecraft in games like Bio […]
What would you expect from a creative genius such as Jon Hare? If you are unfamiliar with the name, cast your mind back 20 plus years to the dawn of the Commodore 64 and Amiga 500. Co-founder of the highly successful Sensible Software, with award winning games such as Sensible Soccer, Cannon Fodder and Mega […]
You are probably thinking, why bother putting the effort into a review on a system that’s been out since the end of 2012 and all it has received is negative publicity. Unfortunately the system was doomed to fail. In October 2013, less than a year after the system was released, SNK Playmore abruptly terminated their […]
After an overwhelming response from our awesome community, we at Retro Domination present to you a guide to retro gaming stores you must visit when you are in the United States of America. Be prepared to be overwhelmed in Retro goodness, as we share Matt’s journey through thousands of Carts, CD’s and Consoles.
The Vectrex, the world’s first portable gaming device With the pending release of the Nintendo 2DS (what are Nintendo thinking?) we at team RD thought that it would be the right time to take you back to the very first portable gaming system.