• Hinton Magazine

Retro Games Are Back

Go back to when games where cool and fun. These retro inspired gadgets will bring back those youthful years in full 8-bit glory. These 5 awesome toys provide hours of fun for less than a PS5 game.

The Retro Pocket Games £12.99 from FindMeAGift Conveniently play Retro Pock games wherever you go. With 150 8-Bit games to choose from you'll be sure to find some of your old favourites. The 1.8" LCD screen and keyring addition will help keep you entertained on your long commutes and travels.


The Mini Retro Arcade Machine £44.99 from ThumbsUp.com You’ll have hours of fun and video game nostalgia with this 2 Player Retro Arcade Machine. Includes over 300 super 8-Bit games; 216 1 player games plus 84 exciting 2 player games. 4.3 inch Super 8-Bit LCD screen with 2 removable wireless controllers. Ideal for the whole family, winner stays on!

The Retro Dance Mat £30 from Menkind In these modern times, it seems that the old style of gaming has been left behind. However, we are more than excited to be able to bring back a touch of retro cool with this awesome Retro Dance Mat. A dance game like they used to be, this retro game comes with plug and play technology. The dance mat comes with 9 games, 3 difficulty levels and 110 in built songs, ideal for mixing things up a bit. You can use this dance mat for fitness, for fun or perhaps for a spot of family time. Just bring it out and in no time at all you will be able to let your feet fly. Just like we used to in the good old days of gaming.


The Mini Arcade Machine £24.99 from ThumbsUp.com With 240 games you’ll relieve hours of video game nostalgia with the Micro Arcade Machine! This console is integrated with an enhanced screen rear light to suit both bright and dim lighted environments.


The Retro TV Games £9.99 from FindMeAGift Get your PJs on, have your snacks at the ready, and settle down to some serious gaming, retro style! With a library of over 200 retro games to play you’ll be absolutely spoilt for choice. All you have to do is plug in and play… it’s as simple as that. The controller is really neat too, it has a working mini joystick and A, B buttons. The golden era of gaming is back. Before you know it you'll be humming 8-bit music in your sleep and having pixelated dreams! Here’s just some of the 200 games included: Racing Fighter, Aerial Warfare, Police vs Thief, Pongpong, Space Base, Wonderball and Apple Chess! So, if you know someone who enjoys old school plug n play games.