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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 […]

Nintendo Playstation Powered On and Plays Games

Back in July this year there were claims that a Nientndo Playstation machine actually existed and so the worldwide rumor frenzy began.  Pictures and videos were popping up everywhere online with numerous claims of people having such a machine and that the machine was real – as you can imaine when these rumors and stories […]

SNES CD-ROM Prototype Found, Potentially Fake Creation – Edit Now with Video

Right now, there is a lot of hoopla going on about the recently made public discovery of an SNES CD-ROM prototype that carries the Sony logo.  What is interesting about this news is that there, at one time in history, was to be a Super Nintendo CD-ROM system that Sony was indeed working on.  It […]

Slowly Take on Zombie Gunslingers in Alone in the Dark 3 for DOS – Today in History – March 16th, 1995

The Alone in the Dark series is arguably one of the inspirations for Capcom’s Resident Evil series.  By the time Resident Evil was released, the Alone in the Dark series was on their third iteration, Ghosts in Town.  One would think that it was all roses and fun in the Infogrames gaming garden but it […]

New Game- Atari Jaguar Gets Jagmatch Game, Roll Your Own Files Available

The Atari Jaguar, the final console from the company that arguably started the console market.  Sure, there were other consoles prior to the Atari 2600 but that debut console for the fledgling company started the console wars.  The problem is, Atari is also credited with being the company to end the first console war.  With […]

Game Hack: Zelda III Receives Update with FMV Cut Scenes and CD Quality Sound

That headline is not misleading, the original Legend of Zelda III: A Link to the Past on Super Nintendo has received an update by fans that includes Full Motion Video (FMV) cutscenes and CD quality audio.  This is all accomplished thanks to a hardware hacker named Byuu, who created BSNES and Higan and more importantly […]

NEC Makes Their Console Debut with the Turbo Grafx-16 – Today in History – August 19th, 1989

NEC took a lot of chances with the launch of their Turbo Grafx-16 in North America, for one, it was their first (and only) console outside of Japan. The PC-Engine, as the Turbo Grafx-16 is known in Japan, was co-developed with Hudson (more like NEC slapped their name on Hudson’s designs). This was the first […]

New Game: First Turbo Grafx-16 Hu-Card in Over 20 Years Sells Out in Less Than One Day at CCAG

Attendees of the Classic Console and Arcade Gaming Show in Cleveland Ohio this weekend were lucky enough to be attending a landmark event. This is the first time in over 20 years that a Turbo Grafx-16 Hu-Card was made available- Atlantean by Aetherbyte Studios. Atlantean is a side scrolling shooter that features rarities on the […]

New Game: Resurgence Expansion Coming for Protector SE 12 Years After Release on Atari Jaguar

The Atari Jaguar is not the first console most people would think of when the words “expansion pack” are mentioned. Maybe the 3DO would come to mind (Shockwave) or Sega Genesis (come on, that “Lock On” technology was just an expansion pack) but not the Atari Jaguar. That is not stopping Songbird Productions from doing […]

New Game: Philia the Sequel to Elansar Released on Atari Jaguar CD, Computer Android and iOS

New games for old platforms, particularly those that didn’t sell well such as the Atari Jaguar CD-ROM, are interesting for several reasons. Unlike many other publishers of retro games, the team behind Philia, and the previous title in this series Elansar, understand that they need to reach more gamers to garner more sales. Philia, just […]


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