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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.

Retro Round Up

For this final issue of Micro Mart, Dave Edwards does what he does best - picking up and playing those games that you, quite probably, would otherwise never hear of...

Games Featured:
Larry And The Long Look For A Luscious Lover
(Nintendo (US Version), Retro Usb)
Haciendo Campanya
(Amstrad CPC464, Coco Team)
Snake Escape
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2, Einar Saukas)
Air Apparent ZX
(Spectrum 48K, Stephen Nichol)

Published in Micro Mart #1445 (2016-12-22 00:00:00)

Retro Gaming News

Retro goodies you definitely shouldn't have missed downloading this year

Games Featured:
iLogicAll
(Spectrum 128K, Ubhres)
Exile 2: The Nameless
(PC (Windows), Ovine By Design)
Palace Of Magic 2016
(Acorn Electron, Every Game Going)
Jewel Warehouse
(Amstrad CPC464, Ego-trip)
Tourmaline
(Spectrum 48K, RetroSouls)
Caren And The Tangled Tentacles
(Commodore 64, Prior Art)
Imperial Mahjong
(Amstrad CPC464, Cargosoft)
Sam Mallard: The Case Of The Missing Swan
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Ersh)
Let's Invade
(Commodore 64/128, The New Dimension)
Amsthrees
(Amstrad CPC464, Glasnost Group)

Published in Micro Mart #1444 (2016-12-15 00:00:00)

Retro Round Up

It's that time of year again, CPCRetroDev2016, where Amstrad game-writers far and wide come up with new and original games in search of glory and cash. It's a great time to be an Amstrad gamer, everyone proclaims. But, unsurprisingly, Dave Edwards finds something to complain about...

Games Featured:
Outlaws
(Amstrad CPC464, Retrobytes)
Hire Hare
(Amstrad CPC464, CNG Soft)
VirusDog
(Amstrad CPC464, CPC Power)
Dragon Attack
(Amstrad CPC464, Bitplane Technomantes)
Hair-Boy
(Amstrad CPC464, Carlos Sevila)
The Grenades Conquest
(Amstrad CPC464, Subxplosion)
Ice-Slider
(Amstrad CPC464, Ego-trip)
PinguSoccer
(Amstrad CPC464, Pan Z)
Amsthrees
(Amstrad CPC464, Glasnost Group)
Maze Adventure
(Amstrad CPC464, Piterayo)

Published in Micro Mart #1442: December 2016 Special (2016-12-01 00:00:00)

Retro Gaming News

New Amstrad game Outlaws comes from Retrobytes. It may have won first place at #CPCRetroDev 2016, but Dave Edwards isn't impressed at all...

Games Featured:
Outlaws
(Amstrad CPC464, Retrobytes)

Published in Micro Mart #1441 (2016-11-24 00:00:00)

Retro Gaming News

Commodore 64 coder Richard Bayliss was recently an x-force to be reckoned with. Now he's put together psychedelia and space invaders for its completely free sequel Let's Invade. Dave Edwards decides it's time to fire up his C64 emulator

Games Featured:
Let's Invade
(Commodore 64/128, The New Dimension)

Published in Micro Mart #1440 (2016-11-17 00:00:00)

Retro Gaming News

Sam Mallard has a new client and a new case - a missing wife and an intriguing mystery to solve in new Spectrum "cartoon game noir" The Case Of The Missing Swan. Dave Edwards goes adventuring...

Games Featured:
Sam Mallard: The Case Of The Missing Swan
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Ersh)

Published in Micro Mart #1439 (2016-11-10 00:00:00)

Retro Round Up



Games Featured:
The Tale Of Lonkey Island
(PC (Windows), Cmdr)
Pengo Quest
(Spectrum 48K, Gabriele Amore)
Imperial Mahjong
(Amstrad CPC464, Cargosoft)
Oceano
(Amstrad CPC464, Ego-trip)

Published in Micro Mart #1438: November 2016 Special (2016-11-03 00:00:00)

Retro Gaming News

Cronosoft, the long-time Spectrum publisher, is back with two new games this week. Dave Edwards has got hold of the first copies to let us know if they're good enough that you should part with your pennies

Games Featured:
Deep Core Raider
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Cronosoft)
Toofy In Fan Land
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Cronosoft)

Published in Micro Mart #1436 (2016-10-20 00:00:00)

Retro Gaming News

Caren And The Tangled Tentacles

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

Published in Micro Mart #1435 (2016-10-13 00:00:00)

Retro Round Up

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

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

Published in Micro Mart #1426: August 2016 Special (2016-08-11 00:00:00)

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:
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)
Imogen
(PC (Windows), Ovine By Design)
Phantomasa 2
(Spectrum 128K, Silver Games Studio)
DJ Mix Tour
(iPod Touch (1st/2nd Generation), Gameloft)

Published in Micro Mart #1414: May 2016 Special (2016-05-21 00:00:00)

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

Published in Micro Mart #1422: July 2016 Special (2016-04-21 00:00:00)

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 00:00:00)

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:
Top Top
(Amstrad CPC464, Rantan Games)
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)

Published in Micro Mart #1406: March 2016 Special (2016-02-28 00:00:00)

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)
Super Starship Space Attack
(Commodore Vic 20, Cronosoft)

Published in Micro Mart #1402: February 2016 Special (2016-01-28 00:00:00)

Retro Round Up



Games Featured:
Archetype
(Commodore 64/128, Psytronik)
Cops 3: Cops, Robbers & Dinosaurs
(Commodore 64/128, Psytronik)
Jbiplane
(BBC B/B+/Master 128, Retro Software)
Tiger Jenny
(Nintendo (US Version), Ludosity)
Frogalot
(Amstrad CPC464, CNG Soft)
I Walk Alone
(Amstrad CPC464, Carlos Alfaro)

Published in Micro Mart #1398: January 2016 Special (2015-12-10 00:00:00)

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, 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 (2015-12-03 00:00:00)

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)
4 To 4 Back To The Future Construction Kit
(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 00:00:01)

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:
Hard Hat Harry
(Acorn Electron, Retro Software)
Cray 5
(Spectrum 128K, Monument Microgames)
Request In Peace
(Spectrum 128K, Climacus)
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 00:00:00)

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 00:00:00)
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