Articles with Retro tag
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Retro Dose #14 - Gex

Remember Gex, the green lizard in the nineties mixed between Sonic and Super Mario? Today's Retro Dose is here as a small reminder of him.It seems that soon we will finally welcome back one of the most popular furry mascots of Sony Playstation - Crash Bandicoot, which is what got me thinking about what other mascots we had before. While Sega's Sonic is pretty much still alive, and Super Mario is still the most recognizable face of gaming, in their earlier times there was another competitor. I'm talking of course about Gex - the green lizard who in 1994 began to

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Retro Dose #13 - Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds

In this Retro Dose we remember one of the many attempts to transfer the popular card game Magic: The Gathering into a three-dimensional environment.If you, like most of us, spent your life on this planet, you probably overheard at least something of the mega popular card game Magic: The Gathering in which two or more players clashed using various spells and monsters. Big part of the game is to collect the cards and making a deck while the second step is the search for your opponent, and only the third is playing cards.Such obstacles are often the reason why many people

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Retro Dose #12 - Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater

In this Retro Dose we remember the good old days of Tony Hawk series before the wheels of a simple, but seriously fun game ended in shit.Let me tell you a short story. 20 years ago, there was one kid who I'll call Greg. You see, little Greg was thinking that all sports video games suck so he didn't care for them, because why spend time playing something that you can play during PE? His favorite video games were those which offered imaginative adventures or put him in interesting strange situations in which you would never find yourself in an everyday

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Retro Dose #11 - Nox

A decent game like Nox may not have had a chance against Diablo 2, but nevertheless it is worth recalling this forgotten RPG gem.In 2000 Electronic Arts released an isometric action RPG for PC from developers Westwood called Nox. Nox has put us in the role of a modern man who got teleported ,under mysterious circumstances, from his armchair  to a parallel dimension inhabited by evil wizards and the walking dead. You can choose from three classes, each with its own separate story and ending  even though they all revolved at the same locations, just in a little modified order. At

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Retro Dose #10 - Crash Bandicoot Series (Part 3)

The third and last part of our return to the past with Crash Bandicoot series we will remind you of two very successful spin-offs that came out for PS1 console.As a dessert to end our last Retro dose dealing with Crash Bandicoot series focuses on two games that do not have a strong link with this platformer series in the form of story, but serves more as a party game intended for co-op and competitive fun. The first of which we speak is Naughty Dog's last contact with Crash Bandicoot, Crash Team Racing , and the other is Crash Bash ,