vintage

What's old is new again; rediscover retro video games and explore vintage-inspired reboots of the all-time classics.

  • Brendaliz Colon
    Published 26 days ago
    What happened to the Habbo Hotel?

    What happened to the Habbo Hotel?

    What is Habbo Hotel?
  • Mark Wesley Pritchard
    Published about a month ago
    ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ and ‘Street Fighter II’ Reviews

    ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ and ‘Street Fighter II’ Reviews

    It’s been a while since I’ve done a game review. Since I’m currently on paid leave from work because of the coronavirus pandemic, I playing video games to keep myself occupied. For the first time on Vocal, I’ll be reviewing two games at the same time. Those are Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition. I’ll share my own personal ratings for both games near the end of this article.
  • UK ARCADES
    Published 2 months ago
    the Atari BLAZE!

    the Atari BLAZE!

    The Atari blaze is an officially licensed collectible retro mini arcades console featuring the original classic iconic retro as can be pixel game the legendary Centipede and 4 other amazing games! Adventure, Sprint Master, Gravitar and Yars' Revenge offer you true retro gaming from the start of a global revolution. Experience the classics and collect the whole range of games.
  • Summer
    Published 4 months ago
    Rise Of Online Gambling

    Rise Of Online Gambling

    There is no doubt that Online Gambling has immense popularity around the world.
  • Mark Wesley Pritchard
    Published 5 months ago
    Tecmo Bowl Review (1989)

    Tecmo Bowl Review (1989)

    Super Bowl LIV is in a few days and most of you are planning on attending a party somewhere or hosting one to entertain your friends, family, and other guests. Speaking of football, I’ll be reviewing a game that I’ve been hooked on for the last three years. That game is none other than Tecmo Bowl. Just to remind everyone that I’m reviewing the game that’s on the NES Classic. Tecmo Bowl was originally released as an arcade game in 1987. The NES version of the game was released in 1989, becoming the first game to have real NFL players, via a license from the National Football League Players Association, or NFLPA. If you have the NES Classic, you noticed that every team is identified by their home state or city. That’s because the company Tecmo wasn’t able to get permission from the NFL to use them.
  • [email protected]
    Published 7 months ago
    A Personal History of Gaming

    A Personal History of Gaming

    I read a post on social media which proclaimed the 16-Bit era of gaming was the best. This statement caused a lot of debate. As someone who has been an avid gamer for the past 25 years, having even worked in a video-game store, I completely agree with that statement.
  • Roy Jones
    Published 9 months ago
    SNES 'Turtle's in Time' Review

    SNES 'Turtle's in Time' Review

    I haven't bothered that much with retro games in the last few months. Mainly because I'm obsessed with Metal Gear Solid V and the online mode that they offer to fans. That was about to change when I attended "Arcade Club" in Leeds and sampled the excellent Turtles in Time.
  • whatageek
    Published 11 months ago
    Super Nintendo or Playstation 2?

    Super Nintendo or Playstation 2?

    When it comes to what was the best system of all time, it usually comes down to 2. There is the Super Nintendo and the Playstation 2 (though a lot of people would argue n64 should be on the list). Both are great systems that deserve the title but we are here to pick one. I will give my vote at the end but let me know what you think. And for your vote you cannot include PS 1 games on the backwards compatible PS 2. It has to be based solely on Playstation 2 titles (but don't worry there are a lot of them).
  • Mark Wesley Pritchard
    Published 11 months ago
    Genesis Does What Nintendon't: Sega Genesis at 30

    Genesis Does What Nintendon't: Sega Genesis at 30

    30 years ago today, a 16-bit home video game console was introduced to the masses. That gaming system was the Sega Genesis and it released over 900 games. To date, it had sold almost 31 million units and its best selling game was Sonic the Hedgehog, which sold 15 million units. I'll be sharing some of my favorite Sega Genesis games that I loved playing as a kid, in no particular order. In about a month, the Sega Genesis Mini is set to be released and will include 42 pre-installed games. It will go on sale for $79.99 and if you would like to see the full list of games, you can click the link down below. I've written an article about it two months ago, so be sure to check it out. In the mean time, I hope you enjoy my list of Sega Genesis games.
  • Brian C.
    Published 11 months ago
    Somehow, My SNES Calls My Name Louder Than My Xbox One X

    Somehow, My SNES Calls My Name Louder Than My Xbox One X

    I wonder if our children will have the same reaction to current gen games as we have to our generation of games?To be clear, I am currently running an Xbox One X on a 75" OLED 4k screen, with a 1200 watt surround-sound home theater system; and while everything looks and sounds magnificent, there's still something that constantly draws me to my bedroom in search of my Super Nintendo and the game we all loved to play when we were kids.
  • Mark Wesley Pritchard
    Published 12 months ago
    3 Retro Games That Deserve a Movie or TV Series

    3 Retro Games That Deserve a Movie or TV Series

    We all know that movies based on the video games that we grew up playing are usually major flops, but I chose three random games that I would like to see in theaters, on TV, or on a streaming service like Netflix in the near future. The following games that you'll see on this list are ones that I grew up playing. For almost 30 years, I've played many games and always have that nostalgic feel. So without further ado, here are the three games that I would love to see as a TV series or movie.
  • Hayley Dodwell
    Published 12 months ago
    'Conker's Bad Fur Day' - A Game Like No Other!

    'Conker's Bad Fur Day' - A Game Like No Other!

    I was first introduced to Conker's Bad Fur Day a year ago by my gaming-enthusiastic boyfriend, Nigel. When he first described the game to me I thought he can't be serious?! Surely there is not really a game like this! So, out came the game; he was correct, and I found myself thoroughly enjoying the game.