Welcome one and welcome all to Retro Freak Reviews’ 3rd anniversary! Cue the confetti and the fireworks! It’s hard to believe that’s been 3 years since I started rambling about old computer games. And for this magnanimous occasion, we’ve prepared not only a review of a true classic but perhaps of the most influential PC game of all times: Doom!
Well, it’s that time of the year again. Especially for ghosts, goblins and other creatures of the night. Welcome to our special Halloween review. And this time we have quite the eerie delicacy prepared just for you all. I’m talking about Monster Bash.
Blimey, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? OK, first things first, I’d like to apologise for the absence, mostly due to personal stuff and some professional stuff here and there. To make up for it, I’ll review 2 games in one go (well, more like 2 parts of one game). Time to protect the galaxy with Commander Keen!
I think reviewing the 1st titles of popular gaming franchises that still continue to nowadays has become sort of a running theme around here, hasn’t it? Then again, a lot of popular gaming characters have humble beginnings, like probably the manliest character in videogame history having started in a shareware title. And believe it or not, I’m talking about Duke Nukem.
With Thor: Ragnarok in theatres now around the world, I decided to review a game with Norse mythology in it. And although there several games featuring Norse mythology and Vikings, we’re going to take a look at one of the very few where you can actually play as Thor himself: God of Thunder.
One of the early ways to distribute computer software before the advent of the Internet was through shareware. And like the name implies, is basically the sharing, copying and free distribution of software between its users, with little restrictions placed upon it. It was a great way for small software companies to present and distribute their products freely. Not to be confused with demos!