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Retro Game Challenge
8.5 out of 10

Retro Game Challenge

An original game based on the popular Japanese Game Center CX TV Read more

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Overall 7
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Gameplay 8
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Graphics 7
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Sound 7
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Replay value 9
8.5

Retro Game Challenge

Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Retro Game Challenge has been on our purchase list for quite some time now. It finally came down in price enough, and we scraped together the funds to purchase it. I am very glad we did. This Nintendo DS game is a trip through memory lane thanks to clones of well known games.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
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Control 9
9.0
Addiction 9
9.0

Retro Game Challenge

Nintendo World Report
10 March 2010
  • Summary: Relive the good, the bad, and the downright awful with this nostalgic collection.
  • Pros: Each game feels genuine, In-game magazines are fun to read and offer tips 'n' tricks for each game, Star Prince, Guadia Quest, and RNHM3 are the best
  • Cons: Challenges are doled out poorly, Rally King SP and, to a lesser extent, RNHM2 are the worst, Young Arino is the bane of my existence
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Overall 9
8.5

Classic Games For a Solid Dose of Nostalgia

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: Play a bunch of retro-inspired games while meeting specific challenges Graphics: Chunky, blocky, and primitive. In other words, perfect for the game Sound: Just like the graphics, they're dated, from the funky songs to the ?
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0
Replay value 8
8.0

Retro Game Challenge game review

Boys' Life magazine
27 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Live all the glory of the Golden Age of video games with Retro Game Challenge. There were tons of arcade games and home consoles everywhere back in the 1980s, and not just the Nintendo Entertainment System and Atari.
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Overall 8
7.8

Expert Review

Game Informer
24 March 2009
  • Summary: Retro Game Challenge finds you sprawled out in front of the TV popping in one cartridge after another to challenge high scores. You've been sent into the past by a game player disillusioned with modern titles, and only by meeting his challenges can you return home.
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Overall 8
8.0

Retro Game Challenge review (DS)

HonestGamers
16 February 2009
  • Excerpt: You might not believe this, but when I say that Retro Game Challenge was made for people like me, I'm not just looking for an excuse to tell you all about my early days of gaming.
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Overall 8
8.0

Retro Game Challenge

GamesRadar
12 February 2009
  • Pros: Filled with great observational details, Top-notch localization, "Spoony Bard?!?"
  • Cons: A couple games are too similar, Some challenges more annoying than fun, Could have thought of a better title
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Overall 8
8.3
Gameplay 9
8.5
Looks 9
8.5

Retro Game Challenge (DS) - Review

VGChartz
9 February 2009
  • Excerpt: GameCenter CX is a Japanese video game show featuring comedian Shinya Arino, employed at the GameCenter CX Company, whose sole job is to sit around and play retro video games. He actually gets promoted - and demoted - based on his performance.
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