I have to say that I’ve always had something of a love-hate relationship with Project X. Of course, I’m talking about the side-scrolling spaceship shooter developed and published by Team17 for the Amiga in 1992, and not the completely unrelated … Continue reading Music upload – Project X (Amiga)
Ah, Nightmare! It’s easily my favourite of the four tables from Pinball Dreams, and not just because of my gothic sensibilities. Well, actually, that is a large part of it! But I just absolutely love Olof Gustafsson’s deliciously spooky music, … Continue reading Music upload – Pinball Dreams – Nightmare table (Amiga)
There are just some tunes that you can never completely get out of your head, no matter how much time passes. For me, one of the repeat offenders is the theme music to the 1986 video game Footballer of the … Continue reading Music upload – Footballer of the Year (Amstrad CPC)
Another tune that has stuck with me from the 8-bit era is the intro music from Fairlight on the ZX Spectrum. Or, to give it its full title, Fairlight: A Prelude. Or, its even fuller title, FairLight: A Prelude: The … Continue reading Music upload – Fairlight (ZX Spectrum)
So, I’m pushing on with migrating my retrogaming music playlist from SoundCloud to YouTube. One of my latest uploads is the fab little intro ditty from Exolon on the ZX Spectrum. Exolon is a space-themed run-and-gunner for the holy trinity … Continue reading Music upload – Exolon (ZX Spectrum)
One of my all-time favourite video game intros has got to be the one from Cannon Fodder. If you’re not familiar with Cannon Fodder, then you’re probably either too young or you’ve were living under a rock back in the … Continue reading Cannon Fodder Music Video
In my sporadic “Do you remember…” series, I whack on some rose-tinted specs and wax lyrical about specific aspects of the classic and not-so-classic games of yesteryear. In recent years, it seems that every video game and his dog has … Continue reading Do you remember… Xmas Lemmings?
In my sporadic “Do you remember…” series, I whack on some rose-tinted specs and wax lyrical about specific aspects of the classic and not-so-classic games of yesteryear. I’ve only more recently gotten into emulating the ZX Spectrum, so it’s almost … Continue reading Do you remember… the music from RoboCop on the Speccy?
“Do you remember…” is a new (and probably highly sporadic) series where I whack on some rose-tinted specs and wax lyrical about specific aspects of the classic and not-so-classic games of yesteryear. UFO: Enemy Unknown (or X-COM: UFO Defense outside … Continue reading Do you remember… the Amiga version of UFO: Enemy Unknown?
I was quite young at the time, but one of the things indelibly etched on my mind from the days of owning a Speccy and an Amstrad, aside from screechy loading sounds, is the Gremlin Graphics logo. The bold green … Continue reading A Gremlin in the Works Book Review | Gaming Respawn