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Tiny Power Drift is a loving homage to classic Sega racers

Sega’s racing games from the late ’80s and early ’90s occupy a special place in many retro gamers’ hearts — with good reason. Titles like...

Summer Games II: the other half of the fake Olympics

Well, after enjoying Summer Games so much the other day, I thought it only good and proper to follow up that experience with a look at its sequel from a year later. Only...

Paparazzi: Simple Series silliness with surprisingly solid photography

The era of gaming we’re enjoying right now at the time of writing is often described as one of the most gleefully experimental periods in gaming history, with a...

Summer Games: how the Olympics used to be

Growing up in the early ’80s, I think my first contact with the concept of the Olympics — and of athletic competition in general — was through...

Midway Arcade Treasures: Rampart

While there are plenty of criticisms you can level at their games from a modern perspective, one thing you can’t accuse Midway Games West and its predecessor Atari...

Nintendo classics return with 4 new Piko preorders

Enjoy collecting for Nintendo platforms? Then you’re going to love our friends at Funstock’s latest partnership with “retro revival” specialists...

Evercade Renovation collection brings 12 Japanese classics home

The Evercade retro gaming platform is going from strength to strength. With a string of great cartridges already available and more gradually releasing over the rest...

4 great Asian Mega Drive games now up for preorder

Last week, we saw how our friends at Funstock had joined forces with “retro restoration” specialists Piko Interactive to bring us three brand new Atari Jaguar...

Switchblade: living on a knife edge

The 8- and 16-bit home computer eras played host to some fantastic games — but when we’re talking about gaming history, most people tend to focus on the home...

Burnin’ Rubber: let’s bump and jump

Data East may be a slightly lesser-known company than the big hitters of the 8- and 16-bit era, but they still put out some cracking arcade games during this period,...

Midway Arcade Treasures: Super Sprint

Racing games are one of those genres that have undergone numerous changes over the course of gaming history — and this was particularly true in the early days....

Three new Atari Jaguar releases now up for preorder

Being a Retrounite reader, you of course are a video game enthusiast of immaculate taste. And it has long been established that only those with truly immaculate taste...

Welcome to Retrounite, your new favourite retro site!

Hello everyone, and welcome to Retrounite, which we hope will become a new home-away-from-home for you fine folks who love and appreciate all things retro. In these...

10 reasons to own an original Xbox

Microsoft make a big deal about their “backwards compatibility” with previous generations of Xbox hardware, but in actual fact it’s not backwards...

6 multiplayer classics we can’t wait to play on Evercade VS

With the announcement of the Evercade VS and its lovely Founders’ Edition, officially licensed retro gaming is about to get a whole lot more exciting, for a...

FireHawk: get to the chopper

Helicopters are cool. At least they used to be in the ’80s and early ’90s. I’m not sure we’d get a TV show where the helicopter was the star today. Anyway, with...

Champ Games porting Turbo to 2600

If you grew up PC gaming in the ’90s, chances are you stumbled across Champ Games at least once or twice while delving into the MS-DOS shareware market; they put...

5 of the best ’90s first-person shooters

The first-person shooter has gone from strength to strength over the years, but for many of us who have been gaming for a long time, the modern stuff just doesn’t...