Retro Archive

20 September 2019

FeatureFive of the Best: Hubs

Addicted to base.

19 September 2019

Digital FoundryZelda: Link's Awakening tech analysis: a simply stunning Switch remake

Performance drops are noticeable - but the overall experience is unmissable.

18 September 2019

17 September 2019

16 September 2019

15 September 2019

Digital FoundrySega Mega Drive Mini review: the best retro console yet?

Celebrating one of the most entertaining eras in gaming history.

FeatureArcade perfect: charting the often tortured journey of old school ports

From Pac-Man on Atari 2600 to Mortal Kombat on Mega Drive.

13 September 2019

FeatureFive of the Best: Maps

Never eat shredded wheat.

12 September 2019

9 September 2019

FeatureDreamcast: A Forensic Retrospective

Twenty years on, it still rocks.

7 September 2019

6 September 2019

EG20Watch us play 21 games from the last 20 years

Late to the (birthday) Party.

5 September 2019

4 September 2019

1 September 2019

30 August 2019

24 August 2019

23 August 2019

15 years later, Justin Wong analyses Evo moment #37

"Now I'm like... well... I don't think he's gonna parry it!"

22 August 2019

17 August 2019

16 August 2019

14 August 2019

11 August 2019

9 August 2019

FeatureFive of the Best: Potions

A new series celebrating the little things that make games great.

8 August 2019

Konami unveils mini TurboGrafx-16 games line-up

UPDATE: Splatterhouse sneaks in.

2 August 2019

29 July 2019

Sega Mega Drive Mini delayed to October in Europe

Due to "unavoidable logistical challenges".

27 July 2019

Doom 64 pops up in an age-rating listing for PC and PS4

And now everyone's remembering why it was so special.

Digital FoundryRevisiting the Famicom Disk System: mass storage on console in 1986

What was the Japan-only Nintendo upgrade actually like?

23 July 2019

22 July 2019

FeatureSnack Hacks, a cookbook for people who like games, is a strange delight

"You've been playing the Da Vinci Code video game for a few hours..."

21 July 2019

14 July 2019

Digital FoundryDF Retro - how N64's Turok: Dinosaur Hunter was years ahead of its time

Revisiting the 1997 shooter with features even Quake didn't have.

10 July 2019

FeatureNot even Mario and Zelda could make the Barcode Battler any good

But it did do its part to shape the modern gaming world.

6 July 2019

1 July 2019

Alan Wake developer Remedy regains publishing rights

UPDATE: Teases Alan Wake going multiplatform.

29 June 2019

28 June 2019

23 June 2019

22 June 2019

20 June 2019

15 June 2019

13 June 2019

12 June 2019

10 June 2019

6 June 2019

VideoA brief history of Call of Duty's Captain Price

Captain Macmillan would be proud.

4 June 2019

Sega boosts Mega Drive Mini games total to 42

Includes Darius and ultra-rare Tetris.

2 June 2019

Download Minecraft: Story Mode now before it's delisted later this month

"We'd recommend checking you have all the episodes downloaded!"

1 June 2019

27 May 2019

Feature40 years on, celebrating the Mattel Intellivision

The visionary console that tried to take on the mighty Atari.

25 May 2019

FeatureGames that ask: what are cities?

From Pocket City to Sandcastles.

24 May 2019

22 May 2019

19 May 2019

18 May 2019

16 May 2019

11 May 2019

Digital FoundryNinja Gaiden 2: a fighting classic gets a new lease of life on Xbox One X

Plus: DF Retro revisits one of gaming's most fascinating multi-platform releases.

10 May 2019

1 May 2019

23 April 2019

20 April 2019

FeatureThe mysterious world of Las Meninas

A quick look at a masterpiece.

18 April 2019

Sega unveils ten more games included in September's Mega Drive Mini

Streets of Rage 2! Earthworm Jim! Castle of Illusion!

11 April 2019

PodcastWhy people love the Ace Attorney games

Holding court on the latest Eurogamer Podcast.

6 April 2019

5 April 2019

1 April 2019

Digital FoundryDF Retro: What links Bubsy the Bobcat with Days Gone?

The origins and legacy of a notorious 16-bit mascot.

31 March 2019

26 March 2019

Bethesda's giving away Morrowind free to celebrate 25 years of The Elder Scrolls

UPDATE: Giveaway period extended following technical difficulties.

24 March 2019

FeatureUncanny games with hidden rooms

Five and a half minute hallway.

23 March 2019

19 March 2019

17 March 2019

FeatureInside Tomb of Horrors, the hardest D&D module ever made

It challenges players, and it challenges different design philosophies.

16 March 2019

14 March 2019

PodcastHow well does the 1996 original Diablo hold up?

And what we want from Diablo 4 - all on the latest Eurogamer Podcast.

13 March 2019

FeatureHow language shapes the way we play

On the importance of localisation.

10 March 2019

Digital FoundryWhat links Tron, classic Disney animation and Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure?

DF Retro presents a masterclass from Hollywood veteran, Bill Kroyer.

9 March 2019

8 March 2019

FeatureThe 15-year hunt for Resident Evil 1.5

How a community went to hell and back searching for the most coveted horror game ever cancelled.

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