Author: Danny

Danny is a retrogame collector with a fascination for weird Japanese Sega Saturn imports. He founded Retrolike.net to get the sub genre of retro-inspired indie games and remakes the spotlight it deserves.

If you have ever dabbled in the world of emulation consoles and handhelds, like many of us, you’ll probably find it extremely intimidating with so many brands and models on the market right now. New ones are still coming out on a weekly basis, too. Last week, the Shenzhen-based Anbernic brought the first-ever GBA SP look-a-like, the RG35XX SP, to this niche market. And boy, does it look similar to a Game Boy Advance SP, even if it is a tiny bit thicker and features more buttons and ports. Like most emulation handhelds, the RG35XX SP does not just emulate…

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Warhammer 40,000: Dakka Squadron gets a much needed performance update. We’ve posted our review recently and concluded the game was nearly unplayable with bugs and performance issues across the board. We had to give the game a record low 3. The new 1.0.1 patch features fixes and updates that boost the game’s performance on Nintendo Switch.  These updates include: Hoping the give the game a new lease on life the publisher is pushing the game for the discount price of $9.99 on the Nintendo eShop. We will revisit the game as soon as possible to see if the game is worthy of…

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X user and Nintendo insider Pyoro_X stirred up some already lingering rumours. He dropped image of a Nintendo World Championships NES cartridge a couple of days ago, implying that some sort of re-release or at least inspired release was imminent. The cart was used in 1990’s official Nintendo World Championship events. The hinting post by Pyoro soon was followed up by a posted that appeared on ESRB.org with the news that a game named ‘Nintendo World Championships : NES Edition’ got a ESRB rating (‘E’ for Everyone). Since then, news outlets and the Nintendo fan community have been speculating on…

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Due to the support of 648 backers, independent publisher of video game books and magazines, 2 Old 4 Gaming, exceeded its initial goal and raised £10,600 to fully fund the production of RPM issue 3 on Kickstarter. Issue 3 of RPM continues the journey of retro PlayStation nostalgia, dedicated to discontinued consoles and handhelds like PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP, and PSVita, featuring Resident Evil series origins and interviews with developers like Jason Wilson of MediEvil. Each issue includes reviews from the PS+ Classics Catalogue and relevant discussions on current gaming news. With plans for three issues per year, the magazine promises ad-free, 72-page…

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If you’re a regular visitor here and enjoy playing games on Steam, you might want to pay attention. The Humble Store is currently hosting a massive sale aimed at gamers who enjoy retro-inspired pixel art games from time to time. It’s difficult to pinpoint the highlights as it seems like every pixelated and retro-inspired game you can imagine is included in this sale. Many of the games we reviewed last year are available, such as AK-xolotl and Pocket Bravery, as well as indie legends like Celeste, Rogue Legacy, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge (including DLC), and Streets of Rage…

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SFB Games, critically acclaimed creators of the award-winning Tangle Tower and Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together!, announced that their upcoming survival horror game Crow Country is launching on Xbox Series X/S on May 9th 2024, alongside the previously announced PlayStation 5 and Steam versions. In this completely new horror game, inspired by classics from the PlayStation 1 era, you venture deep into an abandoned theme park and uncover the secrets behind its owner’s sudden disappearance. Crow Country employs various visual tricks to establish a dense atmosphere. It has an authentic PS1 dither and prerendering look. It also simulated low resolution…

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Soon after Ubisoft dropped the reveal trailer their upcoming addition to the Prince of Persia game you’d had to do you best to read around the snarky comments on Reddit and Youtube. People were either seriously afraid the remake of Sands of Time would dwindle away as vaporware for some reason or get meme-y with the tagline “Persians aren’t purple”. With the narrative dominated by discourse over artistic choices or not delivering on some sort of follow up on Prince of Persia’s 3D legacy, it’s easy to forget that Ubisoft is making applaudable choices by putting highly capable outsiders on…

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This Warhammer 40,000: Dakka Squadron FLYBOYZ EDITION review is played and tested on the Nintendo Switch. The game is available for $19.99/19.99 Euro on the Nintendo Switch and is also available for PC on Steam. The Warhammer Imperium has never shied away from letting developers, big and small, take on their expanded universe and create games based on it. With such a vast stream of games, however, quality can vary greatly. Recently, Warhammer 40K: Darktide and Boltgun turned out really well. So, as of late, the turnout is decent and above average. Warhammer 40K: Dakka Squadron FLYBOYZ Edition is a game that was…

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“In God’s name, why would you start a niche video game website?” Yes, in this current online climate, creating outlets that focus on specific topics like retro gaming may seem extremely silly. People would rather watch or listen than read. Still, starting this site, alongside fellow editor Rob, has been so rewarding. With a team of six, we’ve created 244 articles, including 113 reviews. Discovering gems like Tiny Thor, Topdee, Downdee, and Legend Bowl is extremely gratifying, as we aim to inform people about indie games they might otherwise have missed. At the same time, we offer a platform for…

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This FloraMancer: Seeds and Spells review is based on the Switch version of the game. It is available for €/$ 5,99. Developed by Joel Sullivan, a solo-indie developer with no prior game credits to his name, Floramancer and its creator are both somewhat enigmatic. And at first glance, Floramancer: Seeds and Spells promises to be a unique amalgamation of genres that casts you as a floramancer entrusted with the task of rescuing a world besieged by a relentless mechanical horde. Given this game came out of nowhere for me, my curiosity is triggered by the very distinctive graphical style and…

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