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Fatnick reviews Stuff: Retro Quiz Cards & Paladone Sega Bluetooth pad!

With January merrily barreling along, perhaps now is a good time to review a couple of interesting retro-themed bits that fell into my grubby mits at the end of last year. Professor Puzzle Retro Quiz Cards Recieved over Christmas as a charming stocking filler from Read More ...

Happy Christmas 2018!

I know this is the most boring and tedious thing that anyone can say at this time of year but BLOODY HELL, is it Christmas already? I don’t feel like I’ve achieved half the things I’ve wanted to in 2018. Mind you, I did release Read More ...

Stay in Choon? Crypto Currency and Ambitious Attempts to Fix the Music industry

Before I begin, I should point out I’m a fan of Choon, a music service that combines music and crypto currency in order to create audio-based fun times and frolics. Since discovering the platform and signing up for it earlier in the year, I haven’t Read More ...

Retro Review: Chase HQ (Zx Spectrum)

On reflection, it’s probably a minor miracle that the world ever persuaded us that £40 to £50 cartridge games were the way to go. Back in the early 90s, you could probably count yourself lucky if Father Christmas slyly dropped one or two video games in your stocking. For the Christmas of 1989, however, the FatNicK house ended up with a grand total of five new titles to play. Blimey. Read More ...

Playstation Classic:Where on Earth is Wipeout?

Egad! I pop off on holiday for a couple of weeks and Sony go and release a full list of the titles they’re baking into the Playstation classic. Needless to say, the list has proved to be a little bit divisive. In fact, given that Read More ...

5 Of The Best Places To Look For Retro Games

  Those of us who love retro gaming tend to be insatiable. There’s just a certain quality to older video games that’s almost inexplicably satisfying, no matter how beautiful and sophisticated modern video games may become. Additionally, a lot of retro games can be played Read More ...

TNBTS

What could be better than the best song ever written being performed on the best gaming hardware ever made? This is a version of the B.E.R. track ‘The Night Begins to Shine’ lovingly reproduced for the Sega Megadrive (with some guitar samples from the Nintendo Read More ...

In Pursuit of Power Drift

    Does any game own its genre as effectively as Mario Kart? Sure, the more po-faced among the racing brigade might draw influence from other (more realistic) avenues, but if you’re looking towards making a light-hearted kart racer, it’s impossible to avoid the touch Read More ...

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Latest Releases

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Endless Journey
Whirlwind (1-Bit Version)
Modulated Frequencies
Hermit Kingdom
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Vector Highway

  For others there is the destination.    For you there is only… Vector Highway.   Set on a straight and decidedly abstract stretch of computer-generated road, Vector Highway is a traditional arcade score chaser where the aim is to survive as long as possible. Featuring Read More ...

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