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Dragon's Lair

I thought long and hard about what game to cover on my first review for Retro Gamer…

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Rygar

It may be 22 years since the Lynx was released- but I just bought one for the first time, off ebay, with games, with RYGAR!!  Yep, Rygar is pretty much the reason I bought one, being such a fan of the original arcade game, I wanted to experience and play the handheld version…

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Vs. Castlevania

Nintendo’s Vs. arcade hardware, released in the mid 80′s, was truly unique at the time of it’s release.
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Akira

Released for the Famicom on Christmas Eve 1988, five months after the Japanese release of the groundbreaking movie on which it’s based, Akira has garnered a distinct reputation in the ensuing years…

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    Famicom Family Basic

    Co-developed by Nintendo, Hudson Soft and Sharp Corporation, and released by Nintendo in June of 1984, Family BASIC was an early attempt by Nintendo to sway computer users over to their newly released console…

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    Crystalis

    It’s funny how growing up with video games can fragment your perception of them in retrospect.
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    Transylvania

    The walls in the computer rooms back when I was in junior high school were lined with nothing but Apple IIe's, and the ever-present phosphorous green glow of the monitors usually emitted the same old Bank Street Writer prose and VisiCalc data – dreadfully boring fare to be sure to the eyes of any normal sort of 12 year old…
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    Mystery House

    Almost every PC gamer knows Sierra is famous for its cutting-edge adventure games from the Eighties and Nineties…

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    BMX Flyer

    A couple of years before santa dropped my beloved Spectrum down our chimney, i relied on my handheld video games to give me my gaming fix…
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    Silent Hill

    Silent Hill is the first in the series. It follows the story of Harry Mason who brings his daughter Cheryl for a holiday to Silent Hill.
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