Friday, 18 January 2013

New Year, New Blog Location!


This will be the final post on this blog for the Mastertronic Chronicles. I have been asked to join the team the at exciting new website RetroUnlim, so my blog will be moving to the following URL:


Head over to RetroUnlim for lots of great retro culture content, not just limited to games. To kick things off in my new home, I’ve produced an exclusive video detailing my current Top Ten Mastertronic originals which is available on the site now!

I hope you'll join me at my new location to continue my journey through the Mastertronic archives...

Monday, 24 December 2012

Game Review – Street Hassle (1989)

Here’s another Melbourne House re-release that features brawling action, though it’s a totally different type of game to those reviewed a few weeks ago.


Game Review – P.O.D. – Proof of Destruction (1987)

This Shaun Southern offering is unpretentious, uncomplicated but undeniably fun – proof that the simplest ideas are often the best.



Saturday, 15 December 2012

Game Review – Rogue (1988)

This enhanced version of the grandfather of all dungeon crawlers was retro even when released in 1988!


Game Review – Promo Cassette featuring Aqua (1984)

A look at the obscure Mastertronic promotional cassette (origin unknown) that features an exclusive Mr Chip software offering, and a lame Darling Brothers game slideshow…