Author: Hitch

  • Pick-Me-Ups

    Pick-Me-Ups

    Been a while since I updated this but I must admit whilst I enjoy blogs I always get lazy and the initial input soon drops off. I know I am not alone in this and it’s why blogs died a long time back, but hey,…

  • Chasing the 1cc

    Chasing the 1cc

    Some games are for entertainment, some for the journey and some just for the satisfaction of completing a game. Some however are there for one task, the steely 1cc run. For me the humble STG, or Shmup, is the ultimate 1cc chase. Most of the…

  • Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war.

    Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war.

    Heart of The Alien on Sega CD. Frustrating. Memorable. Unfair. Sublime. Entertaining and annoying in equal measure. What a game. Having recently completed it in two parts on Twitch I may even tag it as the best of its genre.

  • To Do…

    To Do…

    Well, if you read this blog you may have noticed it has a proper URL now. Retrostreamers.com is live and blogging! Took a while but we made it. Not only is it now on its rightful URL but we also have another author signed up…

  • The Sega Mega Drive Chronicles: Unveiling the Legends of 16-Bit Gaming

    The Sega Mega Drive Chronicles: Unveiling the Legends of 16-Bit Gaming

    Enter the time machine of gaming and journey back to the 1990s when the Sega Mega Drive, also known as the Genesis, reigned supreme. In this retrospective. In the realm of gaming history, few consoles have left as profound a mark as the Sega Mega…

  • Rediscovering the Sega Saturn: A Nostalgic Journey into Gaming’s Past

    Rediscovering the Sega Saturn: A Nostalgic Journey into Gaming’s Past

    The gaming industry has seen its fair share of iconic consoles, and among them, the Sega Saturn holds a special place in the hearts of enthusiasts. Released in 1994, the Saturn faced fierce competition but managed to carve out a unique identity. Join us on…

  • Terrys Nostalgia

    Terrys Nostalgia

    As an older guy I naturally have nostalgia for past days, especially ones based around holidays like Christmas. I like the Yuletide period. To me Christmas has always been about family, food and relaxing. The gifting of presents is nice, as is receiving, but its…

  • New Socks

    New Socks

    See, I am not just about the Retro. Sometimes I am about the socks too! Plus I am drinking tea, with chocolate… in the tea. Nom!

  • Kid Niki – Ninja!

    Kid Niki – Ninja!

    For many years I have always wanted to own Flynns Arcade from the movie Tron. Show me a kid my age who didn’t! Now I have one, of sorts, its been a very interesting ride even at this early stage. Take Kid Niki, Radical Ninja.…

  • Flip This!

    Flip This!

    I found a game today that I have never seen before. Its name? Battle Flip Shot. Kinda windjammers vs pong vs side-on Breakout. Sitting on my 150-1 MVS cart for NeoGeo I went in expecting trash but that changed the second I saw it was…