Retro articles

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon review: Retro shooter goodness

"The game is stupid," Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon creative director Dean Evans proudly proclaimed during a recent press event — not foolish pride, but pride in foolishness. Ubisoft has done great and terrible things with the game engine, transforming it into a nightmare world, where wild boars roam the purple plains, backs covered with neon graffiti.

Blood Dragon's story unfolds through a series of 2D cutscenes that wouldn't be out-of-place in an NES-era adventure. And when those scenes end, it's into a day-glo nightmare from the early days of MTV.

Good Old Games brings all-time classics to the Mac

Good Old Games has earned a reputation for delivering low-priced classic video games through a no-fuss, DRM-free digital platform on Windows. Late last year the company started an expansion plan with the addition of newer titles, alongside the usual retro…