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Posts tagged "retro"

The Border Lands – Gearbox goes back to the ’80s

The Border Lands – Gearbox goes back to the '80s


Oh man, this is such a clever idea. To celebrate the imminent launch of Borderlands 2, Gearbox has commissioned creative agency Ralph to produce a version of the original title designed as though it was a home computer release of the late eighties. Entitled The Border Lands, the game can be played on its own dedicated site, and it’s worth a go. It’s essentially an arena-based shooter, using the characters and bandits from the Gearbox titles. Killing enemies gives you XP which levels your character up, and dead baddies often drop new weapons, which you can steal.

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Super Amazing Wagon Adventure: totally retro, totally now

Super Amazing Wagon Adventure: totally retro, totally now

Super Amazing Wagon Adventure doesn't just LOOK like an eighties game, it captures all the irreverant fun and creativity of the era – and that's what all retro titles should aspire to. In fact, that's what all games should aspire to. And here's why.

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Wizorb: It’s been available on PC, Mac for quite a while

Wizorb: It's been available on PC, Mac for quite a while

Is there a name for news when it's not that, well, new? Whatever it's called, I have some of it for you: Wizorb, by Tribute Games, is now available on PC, Mac and Linux.

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