The Zx Spectrum the 8bit wonder from the UK unfortunately was never released here in Australia. Clive Sinclair’s little power house was a force to be reconed with in it’s homeland, considering it’s two main rivals the Commodore 64 and the Amstrad Cpc range were it’s main competitors. The Spectrum came in several models, the […]
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 […]
The Retro Domination team were grateful to chat to Wonder boy creator and owner of Westone Bit Entertainment Ryuichi Nishizawa.
It’s taken 10 years but the Video Games Live concert has finally arrived in Australia. Waiting in line amongst the cold Melbourne weather I stood there thinking what could I be expecting as I avoided any spoilers on the internet. Tommy Tallarico would post up on the Video Games Live Facebook page which songs people […]
“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 […]
We are pleased to announce that Retro Game Remix Vol. 1, a compilation of retro gaming music performed in full by our good friend Erek Ladd, is now available for your listening pleasure!
“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 […]
Space is a dangerous place. What with alien fleets causing trouble and what not. Thankfully, space is defended by the Star-Fleet and their battle starships, and that’s where you come in with Starship Command, a 1983 release for the BBC Micro (Model B) & Acorn Electron.
A point and click adventure classic which was originally released on the Apple Mac back in 1987 but made famous with its release onto the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1989 has recently been released in a completely new re-imagined version for PC & Mac. The premise to the game is that you the player must […]
The ‘crowd funding’ steam train is not showing any signs of slowing down, with the 8-bit inspired 2D fighter ‘Pocket Rumble’ from Cardboard Robot Games kicking off its second attempt at crowd funding today on the popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter.
It seems like only yesterday that the Retro Domination team was front and centre co-hosting the Classic Console free play area at PAX AUS 2013 (the first Penny Arcade Expo to be held outside of the United States) with our good friends from Retrospekt, Ausretrogamer & Retro Gaming Australia. Whilst our little corner of PAX […]
From Bedroom to Billions has finally been released, one and a half years after the Kickstarter pledging began. Was it worth the wait? With a whopping 2+ hours of educational entertainment it’ll keep you enthralled; whether you are a Vintage computer enthusiast, or simply interested in the games industry. It’s nice to see a documentary […]
Arrrrrrrr! Ahoy maties! Weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen! James Matson discovers ye don’t need to cleave a scurvy dog to the brisket in order to be a Pirate. You just have to copy from disk A, to disk B. Ya scallywag! (okay, that’s enough – Ed).
The Sidchip has a distinctive sound and I think I can pretty much speak for everyone who owned a C64 that it’s simply amazing. It’s hard to pick a top 25 tunes on the system but these are my choice tunes. This article is a reply to Ausretrogamers article back in 2013. I hope we got […]