Mark Goldblatts 1989 film the Punisher, for once, is a simple film for me to review.
Have you ever been intrigued to watch a movie just by the box art and the title? Coming from someone that hasn’t watched the Manga animated series previously, I thought to myself, its Japanese, it’s a strange concept and the name suggests killing, what could possibly be wrong?
The Bitmap Brothers Universe Review The rock stars of gaming, the Bitmap Brothers are presented ever so elegantly in the pages researched and complied by Read Only Memory and authoritatively told by Duncan Harris. If you didn’t already know, the Bitmap Brothers were the creators of legendary games specifically for the Atari ST and the […]
A series of films that has terrified generations of horror fans, is finally available in one box set!
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 […]
I will be the first to admit that I am generally not a fan of mobile gaming, however it is hard to deny the ever growing popularity of gaming on tablets and mobile phones, as they begin to eclipse traditional portable gaming devices. With this market on the rise, traditional console accessory manufacturers have stepped […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]