Retro Gaming: NBA Jam (Sega Mega Drive)


BOOM SHAKALAKA!!!! Those two words (if they can even be called words) were ingrained into my brain as a 9 year old. I’d walk past an NBA Jam arcade machine and hear the awesome music and kids screaming with laughter when they were ‘heating up’. Well folks luckily for us back in 1993 the guys…

Retro Gaming: Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Sega Mega Drive)


I don’t know about you but when I think of the Sega Mega Drive, the first thing I think of is Sonic The Hedgehog. More specifically, Sonic The Hedgehog 2 which came out for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1992. A 16-bit classic by anyone’s opinion developed by Team Sonic and Sega Technical Institute and a…

Retro Gaming: Super International Cricket (SNES)


The best thing about classic gaming is the memories that come flooding back from your childhood when you play these games. Not many games evoke such strong memories for me as Super International Cricket for the Super Nintendo does. Super International Cricket was released for the Super Nintendo in 1994 and was developed by famed Australian developer…

Retro Gaming: A Look At Metal Gear Solid (PSX)


What comes to mind when you think of 90’s video gaming? More specifically the 32-bit era of video gaming in the mid to late 90’s? One gem stands out as a diamond in a field of diamonds (there were heaps of truly epic games on the 32-bit platform) but one stands above the rest. That…

Retro Gaming: Sega Mega Drive Model 1


It has been far too long since my last retro gaming update, but unfortunately for the first half of the year I just have not had the time to expand my video game console collection. Luckily now though I have the means to continue my collection and what better way to do so than with…

Retro Gaming: Donkey Kong Country Awesomeness!


Donkey Kong Country on the Super Nintendo and probably one of my most favourite games on the Super Nintendo ever made. A side-scrolling platformer video game developed by Rare featuring the character Donkey Kong, it was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994. Following an intense marketing campaign, the original SNES version sold…