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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.

Flashback Now Available to Pre-order for the Sega Dreamcast

One of the best 16-bit arcade adventure games of all time has now been developed for the Sega Dreamcast. Flashback (aka Flashback: The Quest for Identity) is a 2D adventure that was originally developed for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive platform in 1993, featuring smooth visuals and gameplay influenced by games such as Prince […]

The Supa RetroN HD SNES Clone is Revealed

With the frenzy for the upcoming SNES Classic from Nintendo themselves, Hyperkin are not wanting to miss out on this opportunity to release their own suped up SNES clone. The Supa RetroN HD promises to deliver what the SNES Classic will and more…

Retro City Rampage DX Makes its Mark on Nintendo Switch

The newist port of Retro City Rampage DX has made its appearance on the Nintendo Switch today (August 3, 2017), available from the eshop. Originally developed with Nintendo’s 8-bit NES in mind, Retro City Rampage has pretty much appeared on all major modern platforms, from PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox 360, Wii, 3DS, and much more. […]

PS1 Collecting: Thirteen Must-Haves For Anyone on a Budget

If there’s an easier system to pick up and start collecting for than the original Sony PlayStation, I’ve yet to find it. The biggest entry point obstacle to collecting on old school systems is usually buying the console itself, but the PS1 is so ubiquitous and inexpensive it’s absurd. Twenty years ago, putting a PlayStation […]

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From Dinosaurs to Alligators: The Evolution from Retro Gaming to eSports

Looking at the popularity of eSports today, some would wrongly assume that audiences’ obsession with “faster” and “newer” would mean that retro games are heading towards extinction. However, that’s a misconception. Rather, it is as if dinosaurs are now living side by side with their modern-day alligator descendants. eSports have arguable been in existence for decades, […]

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Switchblade Comes to Atari Jaguar

Raise your hand if you remember Switchblade. For me, I remember an Atari Lynx game using this name maybe with a “II” after it other than that, this is a new game to me. I understand that this was originally a Commodore Amiga game which is a shame because the only Commodore computer I gamed […]

Space Cactus Canyon Atari 2600

Space Cactus Canyon Enters Beta on Atari 2600

Life as a cactus is not exactly a life of action. You pretty much stand there in all the heat all day and soak up what little water you can. That is a normal cactus. The last cactus on Earth, who just happens to be the star of Space Cactus Canyon on the Atari 2600, […]


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