Category: Retro Rant

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Retro Rant: Final Fantasy X

The PlayStation 2 was possibly the greatest games console of all time. It sold more than anything before it and had one of the greatest libraries of games. Every genre was represented here, no...

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Retro Rant: Streets of Rage

Today, we’re going to take a look back at side scrolling beat-em up classic, Streets of Rage. Right from the get go, the player is sucked in as 8-bit music gets the adrenaline going...

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Retro Rant: Secret of Mana

This game is possibly one of the best RPG’s I’ve ever played, and its appeal has stuck with me through multiple playthroughs over the years. If you have access to a SNES you should...

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Retro Rant: Super Mario World

Ah the summer. We’ve caught up with most of our spring gaming and now we reach the lull where there isn’t a lot of games being released until Autumn. Why not revisit a nice...

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Retro Rant: Suikoden 2

Suikoden 2 is a game that has a bit of a cult following, even within the rest of its series, it stands out. For a game that a pre-owned physical copy would have cost...

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Retro Rant: Golden Axe

Golden Axe gets its mention this week on the Retro Rant. Is it a trip down memory lane, or are the nostalgia glasses firmly attached? It could be argued that in the 90’s Golden...

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Retro Rant: Breath of Fire III

While wondering if Dragons Dogma Online will reach western shores, I was reminded of Capcom’s other tales of mighty dragons that once threatened the world. That is to say, the Breath of Fire series....

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Retro Rant: Phantom

What better things to do on a Sunday evening than to hunt down some old Atari stuff. I climbed into the attic and found the old Atari XE hiding away and as I planed...