Gaming Retro Reviews

Rookery’s Retro Review: Outlaw (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 4 (of 5), Shoot a friend old west style! Story: You are a gunslinger in a desert. Sometimes the desert has a cactus, wall, or stagecoach. Objects can be impenetrable, destoyable, stationary or mobile (except the cactus; a moving cactus would just be weird now, wouldn’t it?). All of these appear to be […]

Gaming Retro Reviews

Rookery’s Retro Review: Mobile Light Force (Playstation 1)

  Overall Score: 4 (of 5), Couch Co-op to fill the screen with verticle shooter-ness! Story: From the front cover, looks like Charlie’s Angels have a job to wear leather, sprint, and fire ballistic weapons at mechas. From the back, more like a more modernized Xevious. Hmm…so, which is it? Case says “keep your enemies […]

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Rookery’s Retro Review: Infiltrate (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 4 (of 5), pew pew pew! Story:  I’m in an empty rainbow coloured office building with lots of elevators that only reach one to three floors.  I have a fast shooter though, and my goal is to reach the top or bottom floors to pick up a Doric column because presumably I’m a […]

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Rookery’s Retro Review: Warplock (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 4 (of 5), hypnotic pew pew! Story:  Normally this is where I put in some commentary about what I see and how I interpret it, but the write up from the manual sounded so exciting, I couldn’t help but quote it: “Piloting your space craft to the outer reaches of the galaxy, on […]