Day: Nov 29, 2013


Nostalgia will have to wait, Retron 5 delayed

The master console of retro gaming – no, not the Ouya – has been delayed. A series of faulty pins in the cartridge slots have halted the release of the product, for now. Set to release in December, its been pushed to an early 2014 release and will cost $99. A classic gamer’s dream, the…


Cyborgs Belong in Videogames

The last two games I’ve played are XCOM: Enemy Within and Shadowrun Returns. They’re both lovely titles, well worth recommending despite a handful of glitches apiece, that made me start to think about something. Enemy Within and Shadowrun Returns share gameplay similarities — their combat is turn-based and takes place on a grid of invisible…