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Gunstar Heroes – Treasure’s Mega Drive gold

Its 26 years since Treasure exploded onto the console scene with Gunstar Heroes. The legendary developers first game regularly finds itself in Mega Drive top ten lists due to its amazing presentation and excellent playability. Gunstar Heroes cemented… Read More

Flicky – the little bird that could

The early days of video games were intriguing times. The genres we all take for granted now had not been set in stone and what you would think of as the classic 2D platformer was still not familiar… Read More

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Alien shooters on Mega Drive

Following the release of Xeno Crisis on the Mega Drive last month Retro Faith has been playing a lot of shooters for Sega’s 16-bit beast. The Mega Drive has a lot of alien inspired shooters and we take… Read More

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Sonic & Knuckles – the retrospective

It was heady times for Sega going into 1994. They were rubbing shoulders with the greats and a true force in the video game world. The rise is attributed to a new franchise developed earlier in the decade…. Read More

Sega on PlayStation 2 – retrospective

Sega needed to reinvent itself as a third party publisher following disappointing Dreamcast sales. The success of the PlayStation 2 (PS2) offered them a chance to rebuild their reputation and get back to the top table of gaming.

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Master System – fantasy games retrospective

The action fantasy genre has been popular since the early days of video games and the Master System has some excellent examples. We are looking back at some of these to see how they play today and their… Read More

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Nintendo’s retro revival – emulation brought into the fold

Nintendo’s retro revival has started to gather pace recently. They have fully embraced the benefits of allowing gamers access to their older back catalogues.

King of the Mountain – snowboarding exclusives

Snowboarding was big business in the mid to late 1990’s. The inaugural Winter X Games of 1997 brought this niche sport to the mainstream. Suddenly the slopes were not just the stomping ground of middle-class suburban accountants. They… Read More

Sonic Jam – Sega Saturn – video special

I explore the single hub level that is Sonic World within Sonic Jam. What did it mean for Sega? How did it make me feel as a huge Sonic fan?

Heroes of Might and Magic – the early years – part 2

Strategy games were big business during the 1990’s and this series of articles continues the journey of looking back at one of the most popular franchises during this golden era, Heroes of Might and Magic.