How legal is it to emulate classic games?

The world of video game emulation has always been a bit, well, shady. As far as much of the gaming industry is concerned, unlicensed emulation is little more than piracy. Yet, despite numerous legal challenges over the years, the emulation scene has largely managed to flourish above ground. Sadly, with 1980’s nostalgia and retrogaming very…

DESYNC Review – Unrelentless Neon Carnage | n3rdabl3

There has been a bit of a thing within the indie scene as of late for uber-hard retro-stylised games. Most tend to be roguelikes, 2D platformers or top-down shooters – the likes of Butcher, Hotline Miami, Enter the Gungeon and Salt and Sanctuary, etc. With the neon-drenched DESYNC, The Foregone Syndicate have instead opted, somewhat…

Life in the Old Dog Yet? Alien Swarm Expansion Coming to Steam | Gaming Respawn

Yo! Stop your grinnin’ and drop your linen, because the virtually-forgotten freeware game Alien Swarm is finally about to see some much-needed reinvigoration. Though, unsurprisingly and rather disappointingly, this comes not from creator Valve, but from the ever-dependable modding community – in the form of the soon-to-be-released stand-alone expansion Reactive Drop. For those with murky…