‘The X-Files’ utterly changed the face of television. It scared us with ghost stories for adults. It boggled our minds with conspiracies within conspiracies. In its early days, before internet access was something everyone took for granted, it gave us a reason to visit the library and research topics ranging from alien abduction and the […]
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With each year passing, video games become more and more expensive. What’s worse is that instead of selling them as a whole package, video game publishers sell them in different smaller packages trying to make a profit and bleed the players’ wallets.
One of iD Software’s initial ideas for Doom was to make a first-person shooter set in the world of James Cameron’s ‘Aliens’. When a licensing deal couldn’t be worked out between iD and 20th Century Fox, Carmack and Romero’s team fell back on a more generic ‘space marine kills everything’ setting, and an FPS classic […]
If you like perspective-type art, just like Escher paintings, and beautiful music then you can’t miss either this review or game.
When Halloween slips around, you have tons of choices for hosting a retro-themed scare-a-thon on your big screen. It’s easy to dive straight into the likes of Nightmare on Elm Street, Silent Hill 2, or even these Atari 2600 ‘classics’. Formerly obscure titles like Run Like Hell for Xbox/PS2 and Nocturne on PC have been around […]
Where were you on October 8th in 1992? More than likely, if you were an arcade gamer, you were amongst other fans crowded around this new one on one fighting game called Mortal Kombat. What set Mortal Kombat apart from the competition? What made gamers HAVE to put in quarters to be the next one […]
Castlevania Chronicles Updates Classic Original on Playstation – Today in Retro Gaming – October 8th, 2001
Retro gaming fans that were gaming on the Nintendo Entertainment System surely remember the first Castlevania game. Konami was in rare form with this release and gamers showed their appreciation with each new release by buying the sequels and giving free word of mouth advertising. In 2001 Konami brought over to North American Playstation owners […]
“I am Alpha and Omega… The beginning and the end… The first and the last…” -Revelation 22:13
When Halloween slips around, you have tons of choices for hosting a retro-themed scare-a-thon on your big screen. It’s easy to dive straight into the likes of Resident Evil 4, Silent Hill 2, or even Friday the 13th. Formerly obscure titles like Sweet Home on the NES and Clock Tower for the PS1 have been […]
Playstation Doused with Blood by Castlevania Symphony of the Night – Today in Retro Gaming – October 2nd, 1997
Picking right up where Castlevania Rondo of Blood left off, Castlevania Symphony of the Night was a seminal release for many fans of the franchise. This was Konami doing what Konami excelled at- 2D side scrolling action. The difference here was that while there was a lot of action, probably more than any other Castlevania […]
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