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# retro
How much do you really know about these famous games?
There has been quite a few released over the last thirty years.

In Prince of Persia, how much time did you have to complete the game?
30 minutes
60 minutes

90 minutes
120 minutes
Chrono Trigger is regarded as one of the best RPGs ever created, but what was the name of the main villain/final boss?
Which one of these artists *didn't* contribute to the first WipEout soundtrack?
Chemical Brothers
Pet Shop Boys

New Order
Manic Street Preachers
Goldeneye 007 for the N64 had a number of multiplayer modes named after Bond films. Which one was *not* an option?
You Only Live Twice
The Man with the Golden Gun

Live and Let Die
The Living Daylights
In Metal Gear Solid, how did you discover Meryl's Codec frequency?
After meeting Grey Fox.
She tells you it when you both break out of the prison.

You're told to look at the back of the game's CD case.
You contact 118.11
Sensible Soccer was seen as the definitive football game during the SNES/Mega Drive era but what previous Sensible Software game inspired the look of the players?
Cannon Fodder

Insects in Space
Half Life 2 arrived way back in 2004, but what was the name of the enemy HQ?
The Citadel
The HQ

The Black Omen
Dr Breen's Good Time Emporium
In The Last of Us, what is the name of the rebel group fighting against the authorities?
The Dragons
The Fireflies

The Cobras
The Isotopes
True or false: in Banjo Kazooie, the golden puzzle pieces you had to collect were called jiggys?
In the incredibly difficult Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts, what happened when you reached the end of the final level?
You fight the final boss.
You go through a boss rush before fighting the final boss.

You have to play the game again, but this time, you had to collect a special weapon in the first level that you needed to defeat the final boss.
You win the game (duh).
In Cannon Fodder, what were the names of the first two soldiers you recruited?
AJ and Ubik
Jools and Jops

CJ and Chris
Simon & Garfunkel
In The Secret of Monkey Island, what was the game engine/programming language used to make it called?

In the virtual family/domestic sadism simulator The Sims, what was the first expansion pack called?
House Party
Livin' it Up/Livin' Large

The influential 3D space-exploration game Elite was first released on which computer?
BBC Micro
Commodore 64

Atari ST
Amstrad CPC 464
The Fallout series takes place in a post-apocalyptic world, but which Commodore 64/MS-DOS game inspired it?
The Oregon Trail

Bad Blood
Road Warrior 2000
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