Super Mario Odyssey – All You Need to Know

On October 27th gamers all over the world will be preparing to play the latest instalment to Nintendo’s staple series with Super Mario Odyssey. Returning to an open-world format for the first time since Super Mario Sunshine (2002), fans are eagerly awaiting to get their hands on Odyssey!

Alike many of the Super Mario games, the plot follows Mario battling through worlds to save his beloved Princess Peach from the Evil Bowser (who now has plans to marry the Princess)! However, differing from the usual plot, Mario and Cappy must also save Cappy’s sister – Tiara. Continue reading

Metroid 2: Samus Returns – All You Need To Know

Metroid II: Samus Returns is a re-imagining (of sorts) of the Game Boy title – “Metroid II: The Return of Samus”. The game has been developed a lot like the recent Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy remakes, as they were both programmed from the building blocks of their original game with new features and improvements added at each stage.

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Logo of the Original Title – Metroid II: Return of Samus

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Hitman Review – Flyn Wright

Last week Bespoke Arcades took on a new member to the team for work experience. Over the course of the week, Flyn learned how to build his own gaming PC as well as our top-of-the-range arcades!

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Whilst he was here, Flyn wrote a blog post for us talking all about his favourite retro games series – Hitman. He first played Hitman: Blood Money on his original Xbox at home and has played most of the games in the series since! You can read Flyn’s review of this epic series below…

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Gauntlet Legends + House of the Dead II

Gauntlet Legends

Following on from the arcade classics Gauntlet (1985) and Gauntlet II (1986), Legends expanded on the mythos around the fantasy world. Interestingly, the arcade version of the game included save points in the forms of passwords which allowed players to come back and keep playing from their last game.

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Marvel VS SF, Rampage + Time Crisis II

Marvel VS Street Fighter

Alike the other games in the Marvel VS Capcom series, the game took on tag team game play. The player would have picked two players who would go against the computer or another competitor. Using a series of joystick moves and buttons – the player would have had to knock out both opposing characters, have had the highest amount of health before the timer ran out.

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