RetroFuel

Retro Gaming Retro Gaming news and memories are 'RetroFuel' to us. The fuel to excite, play, share and report on all our yesteryear of gaming. Retro is back and growing in strength so expect new articles, Let's Play's, Kickstarters and new accessories as this massive cult revisit's the mainstream world. This is our section on GaminGuys to celebrate all our past gaming that led us to modern games. Our favourite platforms and games for each of these. It also includes our experiences with family or at expo's dedicated to retro-gaming.

From the retro Gameboy to the Advance and from retro Atari to the SNES and all the memories and moments of hilarity or video's we captured, this is where we share those days of old.

There are many retro gaming crowd-funding campaigns currently operating on the scene. We will also highlight the best ones as we see fit to help the organisers achieve funding and to be informative. If you love retro gaming news, you can help mould this site to fit the type of content that interests you, by reading, commenting and contributing to all that is RETRO. If there is more that you want to see, let us know.

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Mini NES A Classic Mistake?

Mini NES A Classic Mistake?

Mini NES A Classic Mistake? When Nintendo first started making cards, I’m presuming they wanted to sell as many packs as possible. Like any business that will thrive, this is just good business sense, however, one could wonder if there is anything common between the sense they showed back then and the way it is dealing with it’s products in today’s market. The Nintendo Classic Mi... »

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... »

Retro Computers Honoured To Be Recognised For Donation to Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital

Retro Computers Honoured To Be Recognised For Donation to Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital

Retro Computers Honoured To Be Recognised For Donation to the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital Just recently, 20 Twitter gamer’s have come together to #HelpAmelia fight cancer. Amelia is a young girl requiring £152,000 to have surgery outside of the UK as it is cheaper than using the NHS who will unlikely provide the support required. When a friend of the family got wind of the JustGi... »

play expo manchester 2016 review

Play Expo Manchester 2016 Review

Play Expo Manchester 2016 Review Play Expo Manchester has always been right around the corner for me, so it always tends to feel like I’m cheating when attending, especially when the NEC in Birmingham hosts other larger events which we frequent. However, these other larger events, have a rather small retro-gaming section, if any at all, so Play always feels a little different to most other e... »

Perfect Dark Re-visit

Perfect Dark Re-visit

Perfect Dark Re-visit Perfect Dark – A retro game that made it into the modern age from the days of Nintendo 64 and made it all the way to Xbox One. How does it hold up in 2016? Well let’s take a look with the Perfect Dark Re-visit. Vital Stats:  Perfect Dark was a game developed by Rare software in their hay-day in the 2000’s. It was released on the 22nd of May 2000 for US markets and... »

Draw Me A Line – A Story About My Life In Gaming

Draw Me A Line – A Story About My Life In Gaming

Draw Me A Line – By Neil Dee Fuck adding pictures, I’m going old-school so google them or send me your fax number for me to ignore. Besides, I haven’t learnt to make one of those monotonous 25 page galleries with 18 words on each. So sue me. I would love to say this was a retro-gaming post but in reality, it’s more of a post about gaming. When you have been in the gaming se... »

US version of Nintendo 64’s disk drive peripheral found

US version of Nintendo 64’s disk drive peripheral found

US version of Nintendo 64’s disk drive peripheral found Pokémon Go (and the NES Classic) may be making a lot of headlines for Nintendo at the moment, but news has just surfaced regarding a piece of hardware from the Japanese firm’s history: the 64DD, a disk drive add-on for the N64. The 64DD launched in Japan way back in 1999, but it never expanded outside of the country during its 14-month ... »

Sega Saturn’s CD DRM has finally been cracked after 20 years

Sega Saturn’s CD DRM has finally been cracked after 20 years

Sega Saturn’s CD DRM has finally been cracked after 20 years Sega’s 32-bit, fifth-generation game console, the Sega Saturn, never hit the greatest gaming heights but the company absolutely nailed the DRM. As these consoles have gotten older and use optical drives and disk’s, the same as a CD player, parts to repair the optical drives can pose a problem and essentially render the consol... »

Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition Announced For November, Ships With 30 Games

Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition Announced For November, Ships With 30 Games Well, Well, who would believe that Nintendo would bring back a NES variant after all these years and practically 500 ‘clone’ consoles being marketed in advance of it? I mean let’s face it, with Retron 5 and Retro Freak amongst other’s, the market has been rather tapped. Not to men... »

The Nintendo Family Computer

The Nintendo Family Computer

The Nintendo Family Computer In the early days, Nintendo was in a partnership with Mitsubishi making brand-less Pong / Block Kuzushi consoles with names such as TV Game 6 and 15. Finally when they parted ways and after Nintendo had released their own version of the TV Game 6 (CTG-BK6), their first branded console made from 1977-80, they started development of The Nintendo Family Computer. Luckily ... »

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