PAXAus 2015: Classic Gaming Tournaments

PAXAus2015_Tourny_TitleSo who here likes gaming tournaments? There are a lot of hands going up – which is great to see! Well, you are all in luck! The Classic Gaming area will be running tournaments all weekend at PAXAus 2015. You can compete for fun or for the glory.

There will be high score challenge tournaments on arcade machines, consoles, 8-bit computers and pinball tables to show off your prowess. Speaking of pinball tournaments, Saturday’s competition will be fully sanctioned by the IFPA! We suggest that you diarise the following Classic Gaming tournament schedule:


You still have time to practice and sharpen your gaming skills. You never know, you just may end up being a Classic Gaming champion! Are you game to compete?


Unleash Your C64 Game Creativity

cartridge-C64-16k-COMPODo you have a C64 game idea burning inside of you? Do you have what it takes to make a C64 game? Unleash your game creativity (and possibly win some prizes!) in the annual RGCD C64 16KB Cartridge Game Development Competition.

The competition is open till December 1 2014 for all you budding developers. Enter now! You never know, we may be playing your game in the near future!

image source: RGCD


Giveaway: Retro Games Bundle


Don’t you just love giveaways? We know we do. Our good friends at Groupees have provided us with five gift codes to their Retro 2 Game Bundle to giveaway to five lucky retroholics.

So, what’s the catch you ask? It is simple, if you follow us on twitter, just retweet our GIVEAWAY post on this great retro bundle. We will then select five of you at random and get in contact with you with your gift codes.

You got to act fast, as the gift codes expire in less than 29 hours!

Good luck!

source: Groupees

Competition: Win Atari 2600 Games



In celebration of the new look, we would like to offer you the chance to win these Atari 2600 games: Missile Command, Space Invaders and Freeway.

To enter this competition: email your age, gender, occupation, and the amount of time you spend gaming in a typical week to [email protected] with “A2600 Comp” in the subject line. We won’t pass your information on to anyone else; we just want to know a little bit about our readers. Read our privacy policy here.