Posts Tagged ‘retro remakes’

Your Thursday Silly: Canabalt For Pink Daleks

By John Walker on July 22nd, 2010.

This really is tremendously silly.

A few days ago we brought you news of Alien Black Hole, the game by eight-year-old Ross. In the comments, RobF (of Retro Remakes) explained that he makes all his games with his six-year-old as a consultant. Which, he claims, is how Canabalt For Pink Daleks came about. “Course, when you let him loose with him free to tell me everything he wants in there, you end up with this,” he says. I ran 233 rels.

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I See What You Did There: Consume CULTure

By Kieron Gillen on October 21st, 2008.

The capitalist edifice is crumbling! And in the game!
I picked up this from another one of my trips to Retroremakes. It’s called Consumer CULTure and it’s basically an agit-prop version of Robotron, minus the guns. And, yes, I suspect I could go off on a deconstruction ala Mighty Jill Off, but I’ve got to go cook so you’ll have to use your imagination or go and crib AuntiPixelante’s. You can download it here
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Retro Remakes Competition 2008

By Kieron Gillen on September 3rd, 2008.

I HATE RETROREMAKES! Actually, I don't.

I probably should write more about Retroremakes, as they’re a wonderful source of 8-bit remakes, with a welcome slightly European spin. This is as good an opportunity as ever – they’ve just announced their Retro-Remake 2008 competition, with a deadline of December 6th. There’s six categoriescategories to consider, with overall and section-category prizes (Which adds up to over 5000 quids worth of stuff). I have a wander through the categories beneath the cut, as well as say “Well… this is what I’d do…”
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