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Recommended Games


Atomic Robo Kid (New)

Atomic Robo Kid (New)

Mega Drive

Shoot Em Up - £69.99

Not your standard shooter as Robo Kid uses a unique firing system and the levels vary from horizontally scrolling to maze type. Sound range of weaponry to r...

Battle Kid (New)

Battle Kid (New)

Famicom

Platform - £37.99

Columbus Circle releases are a real labour of love with the fine grasp of the hardware making some beautiful sprites reminiscent of Rockman. Yet, like Mega ...

Fantavision

Fantavision

PS2

A Bit Special - £7.99

One of the first releases in Japan for the PS2, it is only recently the delights of Fantavision have blasted back into the limelight boosting its price on t...

Final Zone II

Final Zone II

PC Engine CD ROM

Action - £19.99

Ikari Warriors tribute with uber slick cinematics adding to the atmosphere. Allows you to switch between various members of your special forces team and the...

Game Gear Micro (Blue) (New)

Game Gear Micro (Blue) (New)

Sega Hardware

Handheld - £67.99

Shrunk down playable Game Gear to celebrate its thirtieth anniversary. This Blue version has four titles built in: Sonic & Tails, Gunstar Heroes, Sylvan Tak...

Handle Controller (New)

Handle Controller (New)

Nintendo Hardware

Controller - £84.99

Lavishly retro with Hori's high production values, this fine controller lists the following games on the Famicom it was compatible with at the time of produ...

Jack Bros (New)

Jack Bros (New)

Virtual Boy

Action - £74.99

Playable as one of the three brothers: Jack Frost with his fireball attack, Jack Frost with his snowballs and Jack Ripper with his knife; you try to make yo...

Japanese 3DO Console FZ 1 (no box or manual) (Caps Issue)

Japanese 3DO Console FZ 1 (no box or manual) (Caps Issue)

Miscellaneous Hardware

Console - £69.99

The 3DO dream was a very brave one - allowing many manufacturers to produce hardware taking as much advantage of the multimedia aspect that was seen as the ...

Mischief Makers

Mischief Makers

Nintendo 64

Platform - £34.99

More dazzling brilliance from Treasure in this platformer that lets you interact with almost everything on screen, so for example you can shake an enemy to ...

Rod Land (New)

Rod Land (New)

Famicom

Platform - £84.99

One of those delightful eighties coin op conversions where the player gets to run rampage on the screen: leaping from platform to platform, adding and scali...

Samba De Amigo

Samba De Amigo

Dreamcast

Rhythm - £12.99

Pop a couple of maracas in the hands of a non-gamer and sit back and enjoy the show. Mould breaking, pure distilled fun from the Sonic Team. ...

Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash Sunshine Edition (New)

Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash Sunshine Edition (New)

PS4

Shooter - £27.99

A fine deviant from the usual gal on gal fight fest with the pretty protagonists taking to having a water fight. Surprising depth to the gameplay with power...

Shining Force III Scenario 3 (New)

Shining Force III Scenario 3 (New)

Sega Saturn

RPG - £69.99

The final installment on the Saturn and its a shame such slick design was restricted to a Japanese-only release with the entire engine having been delicatel...

Shooting Love 200X (New)

Shooting Love 200X (New)

XBox 360

Shoot Em Up - £84.99

Fine package with Exzeal, Trizeal Remix, Shmups Skill Test and Minus Zero. The shooting skills test is great fun and the developers have really gone all out...

Shooting Love Trizeal (New)

Shooting Love Trizeal (New)

PS2

Shoot Em Up - £79.99

Competent conversion of the until now Dreamcast exclusive that keeps its arcade roots in the high adrenalin, verticle on screen action. Whilst still lacking...

SNK Arcade Sound Digital Collection Vol 13 (New)

SNK Arcade Sound Digital Collection Vol 13 (New)

Soundtracks

Soundtrack - £34.99

Metal Slug X and Metal Slug 3 inspire this addition to the fab collection with Kiss in the Dark and Metamorphosis the stand out tracks. ...

Sonic Mega Collection (New)

Sonic Mega Collection (New)

Game Cube

Platform - £44.99

A compilation package of monstrous proportions containing parts one, two and three of Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic and Knuckles plus Sonic Pinball. This compen...

Super Chinese 2 (New)

Super Chinese 2 (New)

Famicom

Action - £27.99

Draws on ancient history as players do battle with oni style adversaries. Think of the Monkey series and those trying to lead them astray on their quest. Th...

Thunder Fox (New)

Thunder Fox (New)

Mega Drive

Platform - £87.99

Scrolling platform shooter as Taito takes elements of Shinobi (in the bad guy hiding behind crate) and Rolling Thunder (in adversaries drifting out from doo...

Virtual Fishing (New)

Virtual Fishing (New)

Virtual Boy

Sports - £79.99

Accomplished take on the sport with players choosing their peg before casting off. A nice feeling of satisfaction at bagging a beauty and true fishermen and...

Wares 1092 (Limited Edition) (New)

Wares 1092 (Limited Edition) (New)

Playstation

RPG - £44.99

The City of Gold style anime introduction certainly gets Genki all misty-eyed and ready for this RPG quest with smaller scale sprites allowing players to br...

1942

1942

Famicom

Shoot Em Up - £34.99

Tate, meaning vertical, scrolling shoot em up from Capcom's classic stable of WWII plane blasters. Good, solid arcade mechanics and plenty to keep the guns ...

Aero Blasters

Aero Blasters

PC Engine Hu Card

Shoot Em Up - £59.99

Competent arcade blast with some very demanding tunnel sections and some clever parallax effects. Thankfully stabilisers can be collected to protect your sh...

Ai Choaniki (New)

Ai Choaniki (New)

PC Engine Super CD ROM

Shoot Em Up - £84.99

Roughly translating as 'Love Super Big Brother', this is the closest you get to the Village People on a console! Highly imaginative characters and bosses to...

Akibas Trip (New)

Akibas Trip (New)

PSP

A Bit Special - £24.99

Clever use of word linking in the title as players get to savour the delights of the otaku's Mecca (or should that be mecha?) That is Akihabara. Its possibl...

Aladdin

Aladdin

Mega Drive

Platform - £46.99

Whilst the gameplay is not too cerebral, the fluid animation must rank as some of Disney's finest in a video game and rivals that of Prince of Persia. A rea...

Animal Crossing e Cards (Series 2) (New)

Animal Crossing e Cards (Series 2) (New)

Animal Crossing Figures

Accessory - £1.99

Get unusual items and, better still for the Nintendo fan of a certain vintage, receive retro Nintendo titles to enjoy in game simply by scanning these cards...

Arcana Heart 3 (Limited Edition) (New)

Arcana Heart 3 (Limited Edition) (New)

XBox 360

One on One Beat Em Up - £39.99

Warming the cockles of side on scrapper starved gamers comes the sequel to the anime expose to satisfy the most demanding of fight fans. The all female cast...

Arcana Heart 3 (New)

Arcana Heart 3 (New)

XBox 360

One on One Beat Em Up - £19.99

Warming the cockles of side on scrapper starved gamers comes the sequel to the anime expose to satisfy the most demanding of fight fans. The all female cast...

Art Truck Battle 2

Art Truck Battle 2

Playstation

Action - £15.99

Captures the attraction of trucks in Japan which, due to the long hours the drivers spend of them, have incredible custom art and lights that would put a fu...

Ascii Pad FT2 (Capcom Version) (No Manual or Box)

Ascii Pad FT2 (Capcom Version) (No Manual or Box)

Sony Hardware

Controller - £37.99

A very ergonomically snug pad for the PS2 taking inspiration from the elusive Saturn style that works a treat with beat em ups such as the many fighters its...

Assault Suits Leynos (New)

Assault Suits Leynos (New)

PS4

Shooter - £89.99

Great to be back feeling the raw power of the mech just as in the original classic. The lighting effects are stunning to add to the sense of awe and there i...

Astro Boy Tetsuwan Atom (New)

Astro Boy Tetsuwan Atom (New)

Super Famicom

Platform - £99.99

Atom, a creation of the genius of Tezuka Osamu san, is given a gaming outing to do his seminal manga series justice. Mode 7 flying sections are present, but...

Bangaio Spirits (New)

Bangaio Spirits (New)

Nintendo DS

Shooter - £44.99

A National Treasure gets a worthy update to hopefully woo more with its charms. Full of tongue in cheek humour as you'd expect from this developer and some...

Battle Garegga Rev 2016 Premium Edition (New)

Battle Garegga Rev 2016 Premium Edition (New)

PS4

Shoot Em Up - £77.99

One of the most treasured of Saturn shooters (and now requiring a fair amount of treasure to own on the Saturn) gets a PS4 update worthy of its weighty burd...

Berserk

Berserk

Dreamcast

Action - £19.99

Violent realisation of the manga world with good pacing and nice presentation. One almighty sword makes this the mother of all hack and slash titles complet...

Best of Thunderforce 2014 Original Soundtrack (New)

Best of Thunderforce 2014 Original Soundtrack (New)

Soundtracks

Soundtrack - £37.99

A fine foray through the Mega Drive releases of Thunderforce II, II and IV. Some scintillating arrange versions. Captures the frantic fury of the seminal ST...

Biohazard 0 (New)

Biohazard 0 (New)

Game Cube

Action - £44.99

Capcom remains the master of survival horror as it tweaks the Resident Evil engine to come up with a masterpiece of GC manipulation - not that you'll be wan...

Blade Eagle (New)

Blade Eagle (New)

Miscellaneous Games

Shoot Em Up - £29.99

A vertical scrolling shooter from master blasters Sega with clever programming and tasty chip tunes. Can't go wrong with Sega's hertitage....

Capcom Power Stick Fighter

Capcom Power Stick Fighter

Nintendo Hardware

Controller - £74.99

A large joystick from the Capcom fight school with an eighties feel to the design being split into to halves. Also features three speed settings for when SF...

Capcom Vs SNK 2 EO

Capcom Vs SNK 2 EO

XBox

One on One Beat Em Up - £16.99

Perfect conversion of the Naomi based coin-op with crisp graphics and next to nothing loading times. The EO of the title refers to the Easy Operation mode t...

Castlevania Circle of the Moon (New)

Castlevania Circle of the Moon (New)

GameBoy Advance

Platform - £119.99

Akumajo Dracula has always suited its 2D roots like one of its well-fitted, gothic, velvet gloves. The developers seem to revel in its parallax paradise and...

Chun Li Figure (New)

Chun Li Figure (New)

Figures

Figure - £29.99

Officially licensed by Capcom, this rare special version figure of Chun Li in a pink dress was limited to only 700 figures in Japan. Comes in a very tidy bl...

Circus Lido (New)

Circus Lido (New)

PC Engine Hu Card

Puzzle - £59.99

Control a green lizard who must eat insects and spit them out into plants in order to progress, hindered by the fact you can only use your tail to climb the...

Club Nintendo Gold Mario Figure (New)

Club Nintendo Gold Mario Figure (New)

Merchandise

Merchandise - £47.99

Classy reward courtesy of Nintendo of Japan to its Platinum Members but finished in gold effect. Not sure of its worth smelted down, but few gamers would be...

Conan The Boy in the Future (New)

Conan The Boy in the Future (New)

PC Engine Super CD ROM

Platform - £17.99

Based on the Japanese TV series of the same name by none other than the genius Hayao Miyazaki. A varied platform romp with beautiful Miyazaki san inspired m...

Contra Hard Spirits (New)

Contra Hard Spirits (New)

GameBoy Advance

Shooter - £109.99

Hard as nails run and gun delight from Konami with expert programming keeping the frantic action varied and boiling to the point of nuclear fission. Also us...

Crash Dummies (Cart Only)

Crash Dummies (Cart Only)

Super Famicom

Action - £27.99

The flexible and sometimes dispensable nature of the Crash Dummies make them perfect to platforming. Being able to inflate also helps get through tricky spo...

Cyborg 009

Cyborg 009

Super Famicom

Platform - £67.99

Based on the classic manga series of robots with a human conscience makes this a very collectable title. Unlike some manga games, it is perfectly accessible...

Daikatana (New)

Daikatana (New)

Nintendo 64

Action - £54.99

A bold, ambitious project in the style of Onimusha with high-end intro. The action takes place in first person perspective with detailed textures and great ...

Daisenpu Custom (New)

Daisenpu Custom (New)

PC Engine CD ROM

Shoot Em Up - £54.99

WWII themed shooter with solid play mechanics and plenty of tanks to blow up and battleships to sink. You can also call in the squadron to help out when in ...

Darius Burst Chronicle Saviours (New)

Darius Burst Chronicle Saviours (New)

PSVita

Shoot Em Up - £62.99

Classic shooter Darius gets a Vita update to get those trigger fingers twitching more than a freshly dispatched robotic cat fish boss. The darkness of deep ...

Darius Burst Chronicle Saviours Limited Edition (New)

Darius Burst Chronicle Saviours Limited Edition (New)

PS4

Shoot Em Up - £99.99

Classic shooter Darius gets a PS4 version having proved popular on the PCVita to get those trigger fingers twitching more than a freshly dispatched robotic ...

Dekamori Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Pack (New)

Dekamori Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Pack (New)

PSVita

One on One Beat Em Up - £46.99

Here is the formula for Shinovi Versus: play as a pretty lady with some serious weaponry, such as pigtails with rotating blades. Clear a small section of th...

Doki Doki Penguin Land (New)

Doki Doki Penguin Land (New)

Miscellaneous Games

Action - £94.99

Arcade level graphical achievements and gameplay to match as the players penguin pecks platforms to negotiate a safe passage for the egg through the screens...

Don Doko Don (New)

Don Doko Don (New)

PC Engine Hu Card

Action - £64.99

One screen action title like Parasol Stars, Snow Brothers, Bubble Bobble and their ilk. Dondokodon is great fun - ideal for a quick blast and reminiscent of...

Dragon Knight 4

Dragon Knight 4

PC Engine FX

Simulation - £47.99

A fine RPG in its own right with lush gaming world realised in great detail and all important characters of intrest so that players feel a conncetion to the...

Earthworm Jim (Cart Only)

Earthworm Jim (Cart Only)

Super Famicom

Platform - £44.99

Modern gaming definitely misses the humour of Shiney's Earthworm: pure fun and full of creative genius. Nice to remind yourself what you may have been missi...

F-Zero Falcon Densetsu (New)

F-Zero Falcon Densetsu (New)

GameBoy Advance

Action - £44.99

With four player link up capability and very sleek anime story mode, F Zero rips onto the GBA once again proving its capabilities to replicate the Super Fam...

F-Zero GX

F-Zero GX

Game Cube

Sports - £29.99

Fewer gamers have a bad word to say about F Zero, other than why isn't it being updated still. Futuristic racing with high velocity and plenty of room for t...

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