Gaming PC Retro Reviews

Rookery’s Retro Review: Everquest (PC)

Overall Score: 2 (of 5) from 2005 to present, a nostalgic first major MMORPG that slowly lost its way.  Down from a 3 out of 5 from 2001-2004, which was a decling from a 4 out of 5 from 1999-2001. Story:  Create a fantasy character to roam a gigantic world, fight monsters, find weapons & […]

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Rookery’s Retro Review: Laser Blast (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 2 (of 5), great concept without delivery.  Cheat or be cheated, because lasers are faster than your ability to think or react. Story:  You’re both the pilot and gunner of a flying saucer.  Below are three equally fast mobile laser bases that can blast you out of the night’s sky.  The idea is […]

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Rookery’s Retro Review: Laser Gates (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 4 (of 5).  Move fast & think faster as you shuttle your ship through a dangerous space cavern full of obstacles and foes. Story:  A quick nod to Imagic’s cartridge design.  Although they used the same for all their games, it sure is exciting to get them in nice condition. Fly in all […]

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Wild Guns Reloaded Review

Howdy partners, and welcome to my review of Wild Guns Reloaded.   The original Wild Guns is known as one of the greatest titles to ever hit the arcades or Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Fans have been waiting for over 20 years for a sequel.   When I noticed Wild Guns Reloaded launch on Steam […]

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Rookery’s Retro Review: Beamrider (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 4 (of 5).  Futuristic blasting with lasers, torpedoes, alien ships, and dodging action. Story:  Zoom across a grid of an unknown world while flying saucers try to shoot you before you can shoot them.  If  you destroy fifteen, a mother ship called a Sector Sentinel will be summoned for you to torpedo before […]