Retro gaming: Sonic the Hedgehog

Retro gaming: Sonic the Hedgehog

This week’s game is Sonic the Hedgehog. It’s one of Sega’s most recognizable characters and shows up in many of [...]
Retro gaming: Lode Runner

Early example of in-game level-editor

Retro gaming: Lode Runner

Lode Runner is a highly addictive puzzle game. I wasted so many hours playing this game on my Commodore 128. An [...]
Retro gaming: Donkey Kong

Saving Pauline

Retro gaming: Donkey Kong

Back in the 80s, the game & watch consoles were a big hit. They were simple mobile devices with a segmented LCD [...]
Retro gaming: Pole Position II

Early example of product placement inside games

Retro gaming: Pole Position II

I think this was the first racing game I played on the Commodore 64. I remember spending a lot of hours on it. Even [...]
Retro gaming: Lemmings

The original puzzle-platformer

Retro gaming: Lemmings

I think this was one of the earliest puzzle games I played on my PC. It is one of those games you can play for [...]
Retro gaming: Doom 3

An impressive port to the web

Retro gaming: Doom 3

Not as retro as usual on my Saturday posts, Doom 3 is almost 15 years old. It was released in August 2004 on [...]
Retro gaming: Burnin’ Rubber

Bump those cars off the road

Retro gaming: Burnin’ Rubber

This game is also known as Bump ‘n’ Jump but it was called Burnin’ Rubber on the Commodore 64. It [...]
Retro gaming: Pac-Man

The most well-known game in the world

Retro gaming: Pac-Man

I think that Pac-Man is one of the most iconic games ever made. Who doesn’t know Pac-Man? This was one of my [...]
Retro gaming: Boulder Dash

Find those diamonds

Retro gaming: Boulder Dash

Many hours I played Boulder Dash on my Commodore 128. It’s a puzzle game and the objective is to collect all [...]
Retro gaming: Test Drive

Drive drive drive

Retro gaming: Test Drive

Test Drive was the first real racing game I used to play on my Commodore 128. You race on streets against either an [...]