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Turbo Grafx-16 Thank You for Trying – Today in Retro Gaming – August 19th, 1989


When NEC announced the Turbo Grafx-16 the press was abuzz with anticipation.  Up till this point in recent years it was clearly Nintendo holding the power of gaming in their hands.  Sega was just a meddling second placer fighting it out with Atari and their 7800 console (it was not much of a fight at […]

Rockbot Review, Fanmade Mega Man Game Rocks

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Okay, it is pretty clear that Capcom are transitioning down with their new IPs and rebooting of classic titles.  That is bad news for everyone but Street Fighter fans, which apparently writes checks in its sleep.  Well, there is a dedicated group of fans that are not content with letting Capcom’s blue bomber sit idly […]

Mutant League Reborn: An RGM Exclusive Interview with Michael Mendheim

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Last month, RGM’s Carl Williams brought you the news of Mutant Football League, the long-awaited upcoming remake of the 1993 Sega Genesis classic Mutant League Football. Digital Dreams Entertainment LLC Creative Director/Lead Design Michael Mendheim, also the creator and lead designer of the original game, spoke to RGM’s Colby Primeaux about the game, it’s response […]

9 Times Developers Screwed the Console Manufacturers


It has not always been all happy and go lucky days in video games.  No, back in the day we had some real controversial things going on, mostly behind the scenes but quite a few made it to the fanbase (such as the Tengen situation).  There are poop monsters shooting a questionable brown projectile at […]

Bonk’s Revenge for the Nintendo Entertainment System Restored


Sometimes censorship in videogame is weird.  Other times it is probably for the best.  While I personally have no problem with upside down crosses in a game like Splatterhouse, there are people that are.  Concerned parents usually have more to be worried about in that game than some background sprites.  Same thing for the positioning […]

Curses ‘N Chaos Review, See How the Windows Version Stands Up to Heritage


Before I start this review, I have to be clear that Curses ‘N Chaos is not a Ghouls ‘n Ghosts ripoff in any way.  Sure, both use pixels to convey their charms and a few enemies are shared between the games but that is about the end of the similarities.  Curses ‘N Chaos is quite […]

Ralph Baer, The Father of Video Games, Passes Away at 92 Years Old, Interview Reposted

Ralph Baer Father of Video Games

Five years ago I had the fortune of getting in contact with Ralph Baer, affectionately known as the “Father of Video Games”.  I conducted an interview with him, which is available below.  This interview was originally made available on another site but they have seen fit to remove the content I made available, including the […]

Update: Elysian Shadows is Greenlit, Will be Coming to Popular Distribution Service

Elysian Shadows Steam Greenlit Sega Dreamcast

It is no secret that Elysian Shadows is a popular game, part due to the fact that the developers are not scared to release on older platforms (Sega Dreamcast) that are fan favorites.  Along with the insight to release on a popular retro console, the developers are going to be hitting the Ouya (another Kickstarter […]

Bandit Gaming: Day of the Tentacle Remake Unofficially in the Works

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For most adventure game fans will know the name of this LucasArts classic.  Unofficially titled Maniac Mansion II, Day of the Tentacle was more of the original but with a much more focused storyline.  The original featured your choice of several characters, each bringing different abilities and their own twists to the storyline.  Day of […]

5 Obscure 8-Bit Gaming Licenses You Don’t See Anymore

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Licensing a celebrity, sports star, company and others are nothing new in gaming. I have seen many liceneses in gaming over the years. Movie stars, movies themselves, even commercials have made the jump to become a license for a game many times over. Most notably, licensing occurs in sports with each new iteration of whatever […]

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