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9.9.99 Marks the Day the Sega Dreamcast Was Launched in North America

Hoping to rebound from the disappointing sales of the Sega Saturn, the Sega Dreamcast was launched today back in 1999. It has been said the Dreamcast was ahead of its time when it was released. Back in the ’90s, polygons were huge and blocky and while it ushered in the next generation of gaming, it […]

Resident Evil 16-bit in Development for the Sega MegaDrive/Genesis

Resident Evil, the game that defined the survival horror genre on the Sony PlayStation, is seeking to expand its legacy back to the 16-bit era. The website PSCD.ru has released a demo of Resident Evil 16-bit for the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis. No storyline details are given, but based on screenshots and the demo, […]

Special Anniversary Street Fighter II SNES Package Revealed

With Nintendo making the most of videogaming nostalgia with its NES and SNES Classic Edition console re-releases, Capcom have now jumped on the same bandwagon and teamed up with iam8bit to release a special package. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Street Fighter series, Capcom have had released a special physical re-release of Street […]

SNES Gaming on the Cheap

The Super Nintendo has a huge catalog that includes over 700 titles. Most of them beginning with the word ‘super’. To commemorate the anniversary of the system’s release, here is a list of SNES games that can be played on the cheap.

SNES Classic Edition Available to Pre-Order… and Promptly Sells Out

Following the hype and sell out of the NES Classic, it was no surprise that Ninento would follow-up on that success with a run of SNES Classic Editon. News of the mini 16-bit Nintendo wonder was filtering through the past few months, and it was finally made available to pre-order in the United States… and […]

Hidden Jewel of the East: TurboGrafx-16 PC Engine Turns 28!

The year 1989 is a historical time in gaming history. After all, it is the year when Sega released the Sega Genesis, Nintendo came out with the Game Boy and Mother (Earthbound Zero), Mattel spawned the Power Glove (it’s so bad) and Mega Man 2 was brought over to the United States. However, there is […]

TurboGrafx-16 Gaming on the Cheap

The TurboGrafx-16 was the forgotten middle-child of the the 16-bit era. Nintendo was the older “do-no-wrong” sibling while Sega was the loudmouth “look-at-me” younger sibling. The TG16 quietly offered good graphics and sound, but it wasn’t enough to standout in the North American Market. Prices for games on the TG16 are on the rise, but […]

NEC TurboGrafx-16 Celebrates its 28th Birthday

So here we are celebrating another console’s 28th birthday. Recently, we had the Sega Genesis anniversary and now we have the NEC TurboGrafx-16 to add to this list. The TurboGrafx-16 is the North America version of the NEC PC Engine and for some reason is a lot larger than the original little white box. Apparently, […]

Remembering the Old School Game Store

Retail locations are a dying breed. The cost of doing business with a brick and mortar location versus the return on sales is a hard-balancing act. I am sure most of the people reading this have thought at least once about starting their own old school game store but have failed to follow through for […]

Super Dimension Fortress Macross Translation Released

The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Skull Leader Complete Pack, which actually includes two games, has been given an English translation patch. Originally released on the PC-9800 series in 1995, the games were only previously available in Japanese.


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