Tag Archive: Retro


The retro backstory behind Apple’s holiday TV ad

Apple just posted a video on its YouTube channel to explain how they made the most recent TV ad for the holidays, “The Song.” In the ad, a young woman uses GarageBand to sing a duet with her grandmother’s recording… Read more ›

My Cult of Mac colleague Killian is obsessed with the actor Tom Hanks to an almost worrying degree. I’ve never been to his home before (Killian’s, not Hanks’ — although I’ve not been there either), but I like to imagine… Read more ›

  If you are the proud owner of a new iPhone 6 or 6+, you are going to want to protect it so it will work like new for years to come. But most cases that really protect your iPhone cost… Read more ›

Tom Hanks has already scored two Oscars during his illustrious acting career, but now the acclaimed actor is turning his attention to developing apps, because if Kim Kardashian can, why can’t the dude who played Hollywood’s most lovable moron do… Read more ›

Relive Ancient Retro Mac & PC Boot Sequences on the Web

Miss the good old days of rebooting your Apple IIgs, Macintosh SE/30, or Performa 720? Maybe you’re a glutton for punishment and you’d like to remember with fondness what it was like to boot into DOS, Windows 1.0, or Windows 3.11? Or maybe an Amiga? Or a NeXT computer? The Restart Page has all that … Read More

Retro RPG Tiny Dice Dungeon will steal your afternoon

Roll the dice, as many times as you like, and add the results together to create a huge attack number. Use that number (and a ridiculously large sword) to bash in the heads of random dungeon monsters. Roll a one,… Read more ›

See that? That’s the excellent looking retro action platform from Levels or Lives, Super Fun Games, and Crescent Moon Games. It’s called Crystal Catacombs, and was successfully funded on Kickstarter in July of 2012. To continue the process, the developers… Read more ›     

Heroes went and got themselves in a big damn hurry. Dungeon Highway by Substantial Category: iOS Games Works With: iPhone, iPad Price: Free It’s not enough anymore that they just get through the dungeon and fight the terrifying monster at… Read more ›     

Today sees the App Store launch of retro-styled hack n’ slash iOS actioner, Only One. Borrowing its one-man-fights-off-millions-of-enemies-on-top-of-a-giant-tower premise from the Jet Li-starring cult movie The One, the game is the fighting equivalent of a never-ending platformer — only with… Read more ›     

Missile Commander Nukes Retro Nostalgia [Review]

I’ll be honest: Missile Command was never my favorite classic game from the glory days of Atari. Originally released as a coin-op in 1980, designed by Dave Theurer (the man who also created Tempest and the world’s first commercial game… Read more ›