Nintendo NES(Nintendo Entertainment System) Classic! I ordered this directly from Nintendo the minute it was up for preorder, when they announced this thing I was so excited. Being a retro gaming collector and owning an original NES I have always been disappointed that the games don’t look as good as they should even with a upscaling device on a HD TV. The only way to … Continue reading Nintendo NES Classic
I ws very excited to be attending the London Gaming Market at the Royal National Hotel at Russell Square, the latest event took place at on November 6th 2016. I arrived at 11.15am, it was already really busy! There was a queue outside and when I got inside I was surprised by the number of people already there. It seemed like it opened at 10am and … Continue reading London Gaming Market – Retro gaming and board game event!
It’s October and that can only mean one thing! MCM Comic Con London, the second one for 2016. The first thing I noticed when I got my ticket online was how fast they were selling and how the prices seemed a little higher than a few years ago, £15 for a off-peak ticket. So I arrive at 1.30pm and the place is booming with people, thousands … Continue reading MCM Comic Con London 2016
My retro game box is a retro gaming subscription service that ran in 2015 for approximately 12 months. The idea of the service was really simple, e.g. you are a games collector but don’t have time to collect or source retro games so this service sends you games direct to your door each month for a fixed cost. For example I signed up in September 2015 … Continue reading My retro game box – Retro gaming subscription service
The Legend of Zelda boxed book set is a set of 6 hardbound Zelda guides, the set consists of approximately 2200 pages of Zelda goodness, published by Prima Games. So lets take a closer look at the details: You are presented with a Zelda style chest made of a solid card type material with a plastic shiny coating Once opened you are presented with a ‘The … Continue reading The Legend of Zelda boxed book set
I have always been a fan of Nintendo, when I heard that Nintendo and Vans were getting together to collaborate on a collection of Vans X Nintendo shoes you can imagine the excitement! The designs were announced and to my surprise I didn’t like as many as I thought I would. Which is really a good thing as I already own enough shoes. The NES … Continue reading Vans x Nintendo trainers – NES
After waiting until 4pm 0n October 13th the PSVR finally arrived from Amazon. I couldn’t be anymore exited! You are presented with a blue and white box with the Playstation VR logo, while on the front you have a image of the PSVR headset. The back of the box give you a list of contents and it gives you information about the demo disc. There … Continue reading Sony Playstation VR – PSVR headset
I received this wonderful Zelda mystery box from Nintendo UK. I ordered it many months ago and had completely forgotten about it. This is the first time I have ordered something like this, usually I like to know what I’m going to be getting for my money (£25). When it arrived, I thought, oh wow this is a great box, as you can see from … Continue reading Zelda mystery box from Nintendo