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Review | SNK Retro Compilation Roundup

World Heroes, Fatal Fury, SNK Arcade Classics.

Feature | The Tao of Beat-'em-ups

Part 2: A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Fighting from '85 to '93.

Review | Art of Fighting Anthology

Ask for it with your power!

Feature | The Tao of Beat-'em-ups

Part 1: The evolution of a genre, 1976 to 1985.

Review | Metal Slug 3

Super slug-fest.

Feature | Fantasy World Dizzy

The story behind the classic.

Feature | The Coin-Op Generation

Saga of the seafront scene.

Feature | The Retro Industry

Making money from old rope.

Review | LaserSquad

Turn based tactical treats.

Review | Creatures

Clyde Radcliffe Exterminates All The Unfriendly Repulsive Earth-ridden Slime.

Review | Mikie

Failyure teeches sucess.

Review | Lunar Lander

One small game for a man.

Review | Gyruss

Two warps to Neptune!

Review | Green Beret

Hot action in the cold war.

Review | Gravitar

Gravity is a harsh mistress.

Review | Gorf

Too bad, Space Cadet.

Review | Xevious

Are you devious enough to beat Xevious?

Review | Gauntlet

Blue wizard needs coins badly!

Review | Tempest

He that dies pays all debts.

Review | Donkey Kong

The king has climbed the building.

Review | Defender

Defender of the people.

Review | Commando

Battlefield of the Wolf.

Review | Spy Hunter

Double barrel action with the bulletproof bully.

Review | Centipede

Poppin' magic mushrooms with insects under your skin.

Review | Berzerk

Chicken! Fight like a robot!

Review | Space Invaders

Slowly, but surely, they drew their plans against us.

Review | Paperboy

Read all about it!

Review | Bomb Jack

Jack be nimble.

Review | Nemesis

Shoot the core!

Review | Ms. Pac-Man

Behind every great Pac-Man...

Review | Jet Set Willy

The miner is in the mansion.

Review | Jack the Nipper

Naughty Nippers!

Review | Halls of Things

Go somewhere or other and do stuff to things.

Review | Asteroids

Rocks in space.

Review | The Hobbit

You shall not parser!

Review | The Great Escape

Do Do. Do Dooooo D' Do Do

Review | Monty on the Run

Follow the white mole.

Review | Fighter Pilot

It's not just a clever name.

Review | Dynamite Dan

Who says there are no more heroes?

Review | Atic Atac

Something dread in the attic, looms!

Review | Agent X

Agent provocateur.

Review | Wheelie

When two wheels is too much.

Review | Head Over Heels

In Love With The Speccy.

Review | 3D Deathchase

Quick, before death gets away!

Review | Skool Daze

Pay Attention At The Back!