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PlayExpo 2017 Weekend

PlayExpo 2017 Weekend

PlayExpo 2017 Weekend Our 6th year at PlayExpo Manchester and what a blast! There really is no soaking it all in when you go to an event like this, that has such a variety of stuff. If you were stood there and thought where to go next, you may end up having 2 giant hands come down through the ceiling and just rip you to bits and then a mouth appears and says ‘well that’s what you asked... »

My Top 5 Favourite Retro-Gaming Consoles Ever For Real

My Top 5 Favourite Retro-Gaming Consoles Ever For Real

These are My Top 5 Favourite Retro-Gaming Consoles. Sometimes I look on YouTube and see channels reeling off top 5 this, top 10 that and know full well that’s it’s total bait and a way to get conversations going and arguments started. When I consider my top 5 consoles, I prefer a much more relaxed and sombre affair, with only a relatively brief amount of reasoning involved, simplistic ... »

A Piece Of The Pi

Several months ago, an Indigogo campaign was launched, promising ‘retro-gaming simplified’ ‘4K graphics’ and ‘custom OS firmware’ and it was all a lie that totalled over $600,000 and ended up being RetrOrangePi on a stolen (edited) operating system. Due to the planning put into the layout of the system, users will have to download the operating system themselves... »

Are We Paying For Nintendo Plastic?

Something came to me the other day… If the NES Classic Mini plays SNES games, is the upcoming September 28-29th release of the SNES Classic Mini literally just the Mini NES unit rebranded and rewrapped in a different plastic shell and different software? If so, would we literally be paying £30 more for 2 SNES controllers costing £1.26 each to manufacture (bearing in mind one controller came ... »

For Honor introduces two new Heroes with Season 2 next month

For Honor's second season, Shadow and Might, kicks off on 16th May for Season Pass holders, while everyone else can start unlocking its new content on 23rd May using the in-game currency of steel.Arguably the biggest additions in this second season wi... »

Why Did Nintendo Cancel The Mini NES?

Why Nintendo Cancelled The Mini NES

Why Nintendo Cancelled The Mini NES UPDATE Please sign our petition to make Nintendo re-think it’s strategy with the Mini NES HERE Right now there are a lot of pissed off retro gamers out there, straight off the back of Nintendo of America’s announcement to (for the foreseeable future) cease production of the Classic Mini NES. Currently Europe has had no such news but to coin a phrase ... »

Play Expo Leeds 2017

Play Expo Leeds 2017 Replay Events Announces PLAY Expo Leeds, An Unmissable Day of Gaming Action! The UK’s Favourite Gaming Celebration Heads to Leeds Armed with Modern Classics, Retro Gaming, Merchandise, Arcade & Pinball Classics and So Much More! Leeds, England – March 8, 2017 – Replay Events, one of the UK’s premier gaming and event entertainment companies announced today PLAY Expo Leeds, ... »

Win Tom Clancy’s The Division Game For PS4

Win Tom Clancy’s The Division Game For PS4

Win Tom Clancy’s The Division Game For PS4 Howdy folk Hope your 2017 is going as well as possible (yeah going back to work and school is a bit of a drag) but no fear, whilst you sit indoors in your woolies and after you are done with those boring soaps and reality shows, we are giving you a chance to win ‘The Division’ on the Playstation 4 platform. This competition is for all th... »

Introducing the Retro-Engine Sigma

Introducing the Retro-Engine Sigma

Introducing the Retro-Engine Sigma   Things move on, we at GG accept that. It doesn’t mean anything is out of fashion at all, it simply means there are other options. I for one, still love the original Xbox for Coinops just because it’s cheap as chips and I own 7 of them and also bought the hard-drives to upgrade them off standard up to monster arcade classic machines. There is a ... »

Sinclair Vega+ First Look

Sinclair Vega+ First Look

It has been an arduous Indigogo campaign for the Retro Computer’s team during the making of their updated Vega to a fully fledged handheld, however I’m sure you will agree, certainly a satisfying result. ‘Looking at the Vega+ in 1080p looks extremely satisfying on the eye’ might be your initial reaction, however it was a darker story when Indigogo updates ceased to be deliv... »

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