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Time-based vertical shooting action - under the sea!

 Jason added 13/06/2010  score 8 

Bouncing around like a pinball, avoiding spikes and collecting hearts; Join is simple but is it playable?

 Gordon added 20/06/2011  score 8 
Kikstart C16

A bonanza of barmy budget bike balancing... try saying that when you're drunk!

 Gordon & Dan added 01/10/2007  score 8 
Knightmare ZX

No sign of Treguard or the Helmet of Justice here, just some scrolling blasting!

 Jason added 26/02/2013  score 8 
Krystal Connection

More platforms to negotiate, this time in search of the legendary Power Krystal on Mars.

 Jason added 17/05/2011  score 8 
Loco Bingo

What do you get if you cross explosive trains, platforms and mental arithmetic? A headache!

 Shaun B. & Jason added 01/03/2008  score 8 
Magical Stones

Nicely rendered box matching and dispatching action from the MSXdev'05.

 Jason & Gordon added 23/09/2005  score 8 
Mecha 8

Take on the forces of evil in your 15 metre tall assault robot.

 Jason added 02/04/2013  score 8 
Metal Dust

Protovision's SuperCPU exclusive, now available for everyone to play via emulation.

 Shaun B & Jason added 27/01/2013  score 8 

A previously overlooked coin-op conversion for the VIC; silk purse or sow's ear?

 Frank added 09/09/2014  score 8 
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Game Sites
Games That Weren't Portal

A collection of games and previews that were thought lost until they were located again.

Retro Fusion

Growing community-driven retro gaming website; several 8- and 16-bit developers blog there.


Monthly gaming mag with a large retro section at the back and well-versed reviewers.

Micro Mart

Popular weekly magazine and, more importantly to OSG readers, home of Retro Mart, a dedicated page of weekly retro news.

Retro Gamer

The first international magazine dedicated solely to retro gaming and the machines behind it.


Reviews of new games for classic formats and indie titles, published on CD as ISO images.

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