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 …

Retro Review: Stellar Assault/Shadow Squadron

  One of the little-known facts about the 32x (although, thanks to it’s colossal commercial failure, most facts about the 32x are little-known) is that its a pretty good console for space combat games. Seriously –  they make up about 10% of the entire library. Read More …

If we’re honest, Street Fighter 2 Was a bit poor.

The weird difficulty spikes, the jerky animations, the single playable character. what? You didn’t think we were talking about timeless classic “The World Warrior” did you? No, no, no! This is about the original sequel to Street Fighter, the computer-only title Human Killing Machine. This Read More …