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 […]
Daz and Matt along with frequent guests, Balkan Brothers Alex Boz, Aus RetroGamer and Alek Serblander of Weird and Retro team up for episode 43 of the Retro Domination podcast. This week the boys are discussing their child hood defining movies, We go through our top 3 Arnold picks, We play the movie quiz game […]
Matt and Daz get together with Sensible Software founder Jon “Jops” Hare for a chat and talk about everything from the creation of Sensible Software’s greatest hits. They also talk about the games that never saw the light of day for the world to see. Jon introduces us to his new iSO app Word Explorer […]
It’s a belated ‘Happy New Year’ as the team returns for their first podcast for 2014 after a long than extended break (damn you hot Australian summer!). The crew gets their hands on a flux capacitor and fires up their ‘Way Back’ machine and goes all the way back 1991 to take a look at […]
The team is back for episode 34 of the podcast and this time they are just by not one, but two special guests! First up is good friend and PAX partner in crime Alex Boz from Australian Retro Gamer, as he joins the team to interview renowned composer Ben Daglish, responsible for some of the […]
Yes Yes Yes, here at Retro Domination we know that games don’t have to have the best graphics to be fun. But we are here to show you what C64 games actually look the goods, graphical feats that no one would ever dream that the 8bit power house could accomplish. The top 5 games that […]
Doc, I’m back, from the future! Now where did I finish up? I know, I’ll just load up a save file and begin where I left off… Oh FFS sake! The save file is corrupted. Well at this point it’s time to load up a new set of games: Roger Will Comply!
You should always think of the children! Well EB Games have and once again partnered with the Starlight Foundation for the ‘Starlight Foundation Gameathon’. I attended the Swanston St, Melbourne, store.
Suz E.Q is back with a colourful classic! Following their hugely successful Arcade game that any 80’s kid would be hard-pressed to not know from just the music alone, Taito released the first sequel to ‘Bubble Bobble’ in 1987 – ‘Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2.
James Matson takes time out from his deadly white belt Pilates training to go toe-to-toe with one of the forefathers of the fighting game genre
Keeping with the theme of episode 21 of our podcast vintage computers, I thought a write up on the creators of the adventure game was due. So put on your favorite polyester lounge suit and prepare to enter The Kingdom of Daventry.
W. B. Yeats included the line “Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold” in his famous poem “The Second Coming”. Many ascribe the inspiration for this work to the atmosphere of post-war Europe, but I’m positive Yeats was talking about floppy disks.
Musicians have always been involved in gaming one way or another and here I bring you some that are actually really fun to play. So let me take you down memory lane with some pretty cool games you might not of heard of.
The Great Giana Sisters was one of my favorite games back on the C64 and for good reason! It was pretty much a Super Mario Bros clone for the Vintage computer market. Reason why Nintendo had put out a court order to take it off the store shelves and won.
I was born smack bang on 1980. While this meant I grew up with the destructive influences of acid wash denim, Mullets and Erkel from Family Matters, on the upside it did plant me right at the beginning of what could arguably be called the decade of gaming. I was raised in the golden era […]