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Everygamegoing Reviews

As well as "classic" reviews from the magazines of yesteryear, Everygamegoing includes original reviews. At the moment, all reviews on the Everygamegoing site are written by Dave E, who writes the Retro Round Up for Micro Mart, and used to run the Electron User Group. The following list shows all of the games Dave E has reviewed. Click the title of the article to go directly to it.

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Caren And The Tangled Tentacles

Games Featured:
Caren And The Tangled Tentacles
(Commodore 64, Prior Art)

Published in Micro Mart #1435 (2016-10-13)

Retro Round Up

This month, Dave Edwads has got the whole of the retro world in his hands

Games Featured:
Angry Birds: Opposition
(Spectrum 48K, Kas29)
Transball
(MSX, Villar)
Dizzy In The Dungeons
(PC (Windows), Dr Titus)
Jet Set Billy
(Colour Genie, Arcade Games)
Regreso Al CPC
(Amstrad CPC464, Antonio Cuenca)
Bonfire
(Amstrad CPC464, Mythia Fire)

Published in Micro Mart #1426: August 2016 Special (2016-08-11)

Retro Round Up

This month, almost everything "new" is a conversion or revamp of either an Eighties arcade machine (Astro Blaster, Carnival, Popeye), an Eighties icon (Boulder Dash) or an original Eighties trend-setter (Palace Of Magic). Join David Edwards as he discovers if there are more diamonds amongst them than the obvious gleam in Rockford's eyes...

Games Featured:
Palace Of Magic 2016
(Acorn Electron, Every Game Going)
Carnival
(BBC Model B, Retro Software)
Astro Blaster
(BBC B/B+/Master 128, Retro Software)
Jewel Warehouse
(Amstrad CPC464, Ego-trip)
Tourmaline
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, RetroSouls)
Popeye
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Gabriele Amore)

Published in Micro Mart #1418: June 2016 Special (2016-06-21)

Retro Round Up

The retro games keep coming, but more modern ones are disappearing... and Dave Edwards doesn't like it one little bit

Games Featured:
Imogen
(PC (Windows), Ovine By Design)
DJ Mix Tour
(iPod Touch (1st/2nd Generation), Gameloft)
Phantomasa 2
(Spectrum 48K, Silver Games Studio)
Vade Retro
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, RetroWorks)
Jet Set Willy: The Nightmare Edition
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, JSWMM)

Published in Micro Mart #1414: May 2016 Special (2016-05-21)

Retro Round Up

From the infeasible through the illogical to the magical and the downright painful, David Edwards continues his never-ending quest to promote the best new software for 80s machines, and warn us off the rest...

Games Featured:
The Infeasible Game
(Spectrum 48K, Ian Munro)
The Adventures Of Amy Concave
(Amstrad CPC464, Ego-trip)
Flubble And Squij
(Commodore 64/128, Psytronik)
Black Horse
(Spectrum 48K, RetroWorks)
iLogicAll
(Spectrum 128K, Ubhres)

Published in Micro Mart #1422: July 2016 Special (2016-04-21)

Retro Round Up

Dave Edwards, the man whose life is retro, fires up another selection of brand new games on obscure, and not-so-obscure, formats... including a first for the column in the form of a retro PC title

Games Featured:
Save The Trees
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Mezei Robert)
Exile 2: The Nameless
(PC (Windows), Ovine By Design)

Published in Micro Mart #1410: April 2016 Special (2016-04-21)

Retro Round Up

This month, Dave E turns his attention to some of the platform games that have recently appeared for retro computers and finds the best – and worst – that the homebrew community has to offer

Games Featured:
Fist-Ro Fighter
(Spectrum 48K, Retrobytes)
Little Knight Arthur
(Commodore 64, Pasi Hytonen)
Little Knight Arthur (Cheat Version)
(Commodore 64, Pasi Hytonen)
Seto Taisho Vs. Yokai (English Version)
(Spectrum 128K, Alessandro Grussu)
Top Top
(Amstrad CPC464, Rantan Games)
Top Top
(Amstrad CPC464, Rantan Games)

Published in Micro Mart #1406: March 2016 Special (2016-01-28)

Retro Round Up

Dave E rounds off the year in style with a countdown of this year's best releases, a look at new games for the Nintendo and Spectrum and an announcement that heralds a new first port of call for any game you might care to name...

Games Featured:
Alter Ego
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, RetroSouls)
Land Of Mire Mare
(Spectrum 48K, AGD Homebrew Games)
Alter Ego
(Nintendo (US Version), RetroSouls)
Chrimblast
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2, Dave Hughes)

Published in Micro Mart #1393: December 2015 Special (2015-12-01)

Retro Round Up

Dave Edwards surveys the best of the homebrew scene for the Commodore 64, Amstrad, Spectrum and Vic-20

Games Featured:
Majikazo
(Spectrum 48K, RetroWorks)
Get 'Em DX
(Commodore 64/128, Psytronik)
Dead On Time
(Amstrad CPC464, Psytronik)
Dead On Time
(Amstrad CPC464, Psytronik)
Super Starship Space Attack
(Commodore Vic 20, Cronosoft)

Published in Micro Mart #1402: February 2016 Special (2016-01-28)

Retro Round Up



Games Featured:
Archetype
(Commodore 64/128, Psytronik)
Jbiplane
(BBC B/B+/Master 128, Retro Software)
Tiger Jenny
(Nintendo (US Version), Ludosity)
Frogalot
(Amstrad CPC464, CNGSoft)
I Walk Alone
(Amstrad CPC464, Carlos Alfaro)

Published in Micro Mart #1398: January 2016 Special (2016-01-27)

Retro Round Up

Dave Edwards is overwhelmed by the excess of absolutely free retro games this Christmas

Games Featured:
Balachor's Revenge
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Monument Microgames)
Hard Hat Harry 2: Son Of Harry
(BBC B/B+/Master 128, Retro Software)
4 To 4 Back To The Future
(Amstrad CPC464, Kukulcan)
Popeye
(Commodore Vic 20, Beamrider)
More Than A Prison
(Amstrad CPC464, LTS Games Team A)
Space Moves
(Amstrad CPC464, Toni Ramirez)

Published in Micro Mart #1390: 30th Birthday Issue (2015-11-26)

Retro Round Up

Dave E checks out two puzzle games, a malfunctioning spacecraft and a planet of death. Then he goes back to work in an office and ends up a slave to the undead. All in a day's work for the Retro Round-up

Games Featured:
Request In Peace
(Spectrum 128K, Climacus)
Cray 5
(Spectrum 128K, Monument Microgames)
Hard Hat Harry
(Acorn Electron, Retro Software)
Red Planet
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Salva Kantero)
The Return Of Traxtor
(Spectrum 48K, Juan J. Martínez)
Pixel Quest
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, Einar Saukas)

Published in Micro Mart #1386: November 2015 Special (2015-10-29)

Jet Set Willy (Software Projects)



Games Featured:
Jet Set Willy
(Dragon 32, Software Projects)

Published in EGG #001: Dragon (2013-01-01)

Ice Castles (Spectral Associates)



Games Featured:
Ice Castles
(Dragon 32, Spectral Associates)

Published in EGG #001: Dragon (2013-01-01)

Caverns Of Chaos (Blaby)



Games Featured:
Caverns of Chaos
(Dragon 32, Blaby Computer Games)

Published in EGG #001: Dragon (2013-01-01)

Chuckie Egg (A 'n F)



Games Featured:
Chuckie Egg
(Dragon 32, A 'n F)

Published in EGG #001: Dragon (2013-01-01)

Retro Round Up

Retroland buzzes as long-thought Daffy Duck finally gets released, leading Dave Edwards to examine just why finding an unreleased masterpiece seems to garner even more respect than developing and writing your own new one...

Games Featured:
Dreamtime
(Acorn Electron, Heyley)
Dreamtime
(BBC B/B+/Master 128, Heyley)
Daffy Duck: The Great Paint Caper
(Commodore 64/128, Hi-Tec)
Poltergeist
(Dragon 32, Radio Shack)

Published in Micro Mart #1382: October 2015 Special (2015-10-01)

Retro Round Up

The Sinclair ZX Vega hits the high street, bringing old and new Spectrum games to the masses. Along with the usual plethora of new games, Dave Edwards investigates just how much of an impact the Vega will have on the retro gaming scene...

Games Featured:
Slubberdegullion
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Cronosoft)
Ghost Castle 2 (Special Cronosoft Edition)
(Spectrum 48K, Cronosoft)
Utter Tripe
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Cronosoft)
Gommy, Medieval Defender
(Spectrum 128K, RetroWorks)
Sheepoid
(Commodore 64/128, Psytronik)

Published in Micro Mart #1378: September 2015 Special (2015-09-03)

Retro Round Up

The Commodore 64 gets another shooter, Repton returns to the Acorn Electron and Cronosoft releases two more Spectrum classics… It's another Retro Round Up by Dave Edwards

Games Featured:
Repton: The Lost Realms
(Acorn Electron, Retro Software)
Fun Park
(Spectrum 16K/48K, Cronosoft)
Telly Heroes
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Cronosoft)
X-Force
(Commodore 64/128, Psytronik)

Published in Micro Mart #1374: August 2015 Special (2015-08-06)

Retro Round Up

Alone in deep space sits Ace Commander Edwards, smoking his kuipers and eating seeds for breakfast before popping a magic pill to take his waistline back down to 32". That's all happening in this month's round up of newly released retro games

Games Featured:
Amidar
(BBC B/B+/Master 128, BBC PD)
Kuiper Pursuit
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Cronosoft)
Farmer Jack And The Hedge Monkeys
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Cronosoft)

Published in Micro Mart #1370: July 2015 Special (2015-07-22)
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