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 […]
Forget Star Wars episode 7, the real force awakens with the Retro Domination podcast, episode 77! For this episode, Daz rounds up Scott Kellett and ausretrogamer’s Alex Boz to discuss the upcoming mega event, PAXAus 2015! Scott delves into his past on how he got into gaming and pinball. He also sheds some light on […]
The Press Play on Tape (PPOT) lads are back again, and this time they have taken one prisoner, Mr Mark Cassar from Retro Domination and +3 To Geekdom fame! Mark gives an insight into his gaming past, while Alex goes gaga over Mark’s love of arcade games and loathness of Zelda. The PPOT crew and […]
On this episode of the RD podcast, the team talk about their favorite SHMUP’S. Which games do they choose? Mark’s aggressiveness gets out of control at Daz. Also they speak about cereal, BBQ chips and answer community questions. Temper’s flair regarding current gen gaming. So belt up because you’re in for a ride. Enjoy
As the weather gets cooler, the PRESS PLAY ON TAPE dudes, Alex and Daz rug up and settle in with a hot cuppa and invite Andy Godoy (UK podcaster of the Retro Gaming Daily Show Podcast) to talk about Sir Clive Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum.
Back in the late 80s, there was a 16-bit computing war waging across every schoolyard known to man – you were either in the Amiga corner or the Atari’s ST corner. In episode two of PRESS PLAY ON TAPE, hosts Daz & Alex, together with special guest, Matt Cawley, go toe to toe on which […]
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 […]
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 […]
Welcome to Episode 51 of the Retro Domination podcast! In this weeks episode, the team has shifted gears and have decided to let our loyal listeners drive the episode by fielding questions from our Facebook community. Topics covered including everything from the Nintendo vs. Sega 16 Bit console wars, the value of reproduction carts, holy […]
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 […]
Daz, Matt, Mark, Greg & Alex are back for episode 48 of the Retro Domination podcast! Drawing inspiration from Tony Mott’s “1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die” book, each of the team has compiled a list of the ten games they believe need to be played before we die and provide the […]
Not everybody grew up with gaming consoles as parents bought computers for their kids to be used for school, but many back in the day used it for gaming. People seem to forget the great games of yesteryear especially on vintage computers. No Sega or Nintendo consoles here, Retro Domination will present you a few gems […]
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 […]
The C64 version of Commando was great and as close to the arcade as you can get on a home platform.
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 […]