PIXEL REVIEW: CYBORG JUSTICE SMD 31/12/2013
Does Novotrade's cult robot rumbler stake its claim as an overlooked gem, or is it a beat 'em up that's ready for the scrapheap? Tom straps on his best cyborg legs and charges up for a review.
PIXEL REVIEW: PUSHOVER SNES 24/12/2013
Retro Secret Santa #2 and it's Shane's turn to pick over Super Nintendo puzzler Pushover. Discover if G.I. Ant's 100 level brain-teasing adventure is as simple as its name suggests in our review now!
PIXEL REVIEW: THE SIMPSONS: BART'S NIGHTMARE SNES 23/12/2013
Chris does the Bartman in the first of our Retro Secret Santa reviews for 2013, covering one of the many 16-bit Simpsons video games. Does our intrepid writer have a better time of it than Ultraman brought him last year?
PIXEL REVIEW: SNATCHER SCD 20/12/2013
Before embarking on his Metal Gear Solid odyssey, Hideo Kojima pioneered a graphic adventure that snatched the hearts of Mega-CD owners. Tom looks at how this love letter to eighties sci-fi has since attained cult-status.
PIXEL REVIEW: BEYOND THE ICE PALACE CPC 16/12/2013
With Christmas and Retro Secret Santa fast approaching, we thought we'd warm up our readers with the first of two wintry game reviews. Did this CPC adventure give Chris the chills, or merely leave him cold?
PIXEL REVIEW: NEED FOR SPEED: PORSCHE 2000 PS 11/12/2013
Rewind to the turn of the millennium and Need For Speed was in need of something new in order to compete with the PlayStation's racing hotshots. Was the involvement of Eden Studios and a Porsche licence enough to save the day?
PIXEL REVIEW: SPEEDBALL 2 HD PC 7/12/2013
The King Returns! Tom checks out Tower Studios' PC update to find out whether time, and a new game engine, have been kind on one of gaming's most celebrated ambassadors, in his review of Speedball 2 HD.
PIXEL FEATURE: Q&A WITH JON "JOPS" HARE 5/12/2013
To mark the release of the eagerly-anticipated Speedball 2 HD, Alan grabs a chat with Jon Hare, founder member of the legendary Sensible Software and now CEO of Tower Studios, to get the low down on another updated classic.
PIXEL REVIEW: REMEMBER ME X360 2/12/2013
Shane hops in his time machine (we at TPE have been known to go forward as well as back), paying a visit to Capcom's brave, futuristic new world set in Neo-Paris. Does Remember Me leave a lasting memory, or is it one to forget?
PIXEL MEMORIES: PLAYSTATION 3 - GENERATION IN VIEW PS3 29/11/2013
The PS4 begins the next chapter in the story of Sony's celebrated console brand with its release today. Tom looks at a generation of trouble and redemption as the PS3 recovered from a bruising, competitive seventh generation.
PIXEL MEMORIES: XBOX 360 - GENERATION IN VIEW X360 22/11/2013
For Xbox One, the journey starts today. Meanwhile, we celebrate its predecessor, which has served up many memorable moments over the last eight years. Shane evaluates the highs 'n' lows of the Xbox 360 from an owner's point of view.
PIXEL REVIEW: COMMAND & CONQUER: RED ALERT PC 20/11/2013
A real treat for all you armchair warmongers: Chris reviews a seminal RTS that proved to be a war game with a brain
PIXEL HI-SCORE DUEL #5: SUPER CASTLEVANIA IV SNES 17/11/2013
We do love a good Pixel Hi-Score Duel. And we love our retro games even more. These two delightful concepts finally come together as Alan and Chris do a 16-bit battle to the death on SNES adventure Super Castlevania IV