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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 significance to the genre. 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. Read More

Community Interview – Douglas Titchmarsh

A new regular feature from Retro Faith. Interviews with community members. First up is Douglas Titchmarsh. Read More

London Gaming Market – 17 March 2019

A key highlight of the retro calendar descends on a large hotel conference centre in London. The London Gaming Market is the South-East’s biggest market for everything gaming. Read More

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 were being overrun by radical young dudes, carving up the snow and rewriting the alpine experience. As with any popular trend at the time video games companies wanted their share 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? Read More

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. Read More

Doncaster Video Game Market – 3 March 2019

On a wet, miserable day in Doncaster one of the key events in the video game calendar took place and it certainly did not disappoint. The Doncaster Video Game Market is the biggest, and longest running, gaming market in the UK Read More

£50 Trader Challenge 1

The first Trader Challenge haul! I pay a trader £50 and they send me a random box of retro goodness. Lee Webster was the first to step foward and provide a mystery box. Read More

The Four Quarters

Most retro gamers will have fond memories of the smoke filled arcades of the 1980’s and 1990’s. Slurping Dr Pepper while queuing up to play the latest iteration of Street Fighter II, blowing cigarette ash from the battered buttons of your favourite shooter or battling with a change machine that wont accept your coins. Read More