Category: Reviews

VITNO Preview: Forest Escape – A Knight’s Quest for the ZX Spectrum

It was only last year when long time retro gaming enthusiast Craig Hackney (aka IrataHack) released his debut ZX Spectrum gaming title, Castle Escape. Featuring a small and courageous knight called Wee, Castle Escape saw you take control of Wee as he tried to escape a haunted castle filled with deadly inhabitants while collecting gold coins along the way. Well…

Announcing the 2023 Writing Contest “Vintage is the New Old” – The contest for the rest of us!

Are you a retro computing and gaming enthusiast? Are you always amazed how some people can create AAA games for old platforms while others can understand electronics and put modern hardware accessories on the market, giving new life to our old machines? Do you feel left out when you see game programming, graphics, demos, or hardware contests happening all the…

Retro Revisited: Alien Breed: Tower Assault

As the tag-line to Ridley Scott’s seminal sci-fi horror masterpiece, Alien, so eloquently put it: “In space, no one can hear you scream.” It’s a phrase which seems remarkably apt when it comes to the Alien Breed: Tower Assault, the last in a succession of 2D top-down shooters inspired by the movie franchise, although instead of the vacuum of space,…

Retro Revisited: Avenging Spirit

With unique game features and attractive graphics, there’s plenty of fun to be had with Jaleco’s possess ’em up!

Review: Boxymoxy (C64)

We review the new C64 brain-teaser from Pirates of Zanzibar!

Several new unboxing and review videos from Merman for Scene World on youtube

The following unboxings and reviews have been uploaded to youtube now: Evercade: SID Chip Club: SNES Mini unboxing:

Noobs Review 12 :- WWF Wrestlefest (Arcade 1991)

WWF Wrestlefest is one of the most memorable games in the Arcade, but is it still worth a play today? Lets find out…

Noobs Review 11 :- Super Mario Land (Game Boy 1990)

Super Mario Land is Mario`s 1st outing on the Game-Boy, how does it stack up 30 years after its release?