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Shadow Warrior Classic Complete Currently Free on Popular Digital Distribution Service

Shadow Warrior Classic Complete is an early 3D first person shooter from the late 1990’s.  Initially released as shareware, you got some of the early portions for free and paid for the rest, Shadow Warrior Classic was full of visual charm and aesthetics.  Built on the Build Engine, this title improved on the flagship title […]

Save the Kingdom of Daventry in King’s Quest – Today in History – May 10th, 1984

The original King’s Quest was quite a game.  For the time it was amazing, it still is in many respects.  King’s Quest was a marvel for the period and something that was just not seen on computers.  Up to the release of this harbinger of things to come title by Sierra Entertainment (later to become […]

Konami Mining Classic Titles for Real Money Gaming

As far as SHMUPs go, few are considered true classics of the genre as much as Centipede. Since it arrived in arcades in 1980, it’s been ported, cloned, and remade numerous times. The game even played a special role in the Adam Sandler snoozefest Pixels.

The Game Preserve Provides Texas Gamers with Fun and History

If you find yourself in The Woodlands, TX driving north on I-45 from Houston, and you exit and turn left onto Sawdust Rd., and you see a Walgreens on the left about half a mile down, do yourself a favor and turn in. Go past the Walgreens, past the Radio Shack and past the FedEx […]

Bad Apple Ported to the Vectrex, Something that Should Technically not be Possible

Bad Apple is not a game of any kind, instead it is a music video based on a level from the fourth Touhou series of games called Lotus Land Story.  In 1998, Lotus Land Story was released for the PC-98, a Japanese gaming computer that was quite popular and home to many interesting, many Japanese […]

Super Mario Bros 2 Hits the Nintendo Entertainment System- Today in History: April 28th 1989

Nintendo was still new to the sequel rituals when they released Super Mario Bros 2 on the NES, and boy did they go away from the norm for what a sequel was supposed to be.  Being almost a complete departure from the original NES title, in Japan the title used for the US SMB2 was […]

Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest Creeps onto the Nintendo Entertainment System- Today in History: April 27th, 1990

Taking place seven years after the original Castlevania, this installment takes a rather large departure from what fans knew from the first title.  Simon is on a pilgrimage to visit his family’s resting place and meets a lady that tells him that Dracula has placed a curse on the Belmont family (bummer).  Unlike the first […]

Ultima IV- Quest of the Avatar Remastered and Released for Commodore 64

How many role playing games have you played that required you to overcome some massively evil entity that is bent on destroying the world?  Too many, right?  Well, back in the early days of computer gaming there was a game called Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar.  It was, obviously, the fourth title in the […]

Google’s DeepMind Artificial Intelligence Learns Retro Games, Beats Man Human High Scores without Taking Bathroom Break

The jokes about Google probably being “Skynet” of Terminator fame have been around for years.  The problem with those jokes is, as time marches on, it seems that they are getting less and less funny.  Not because we have heard them a few thousand times each, but because of how scary Google’s artificial intelligence software […]

My Retro Game Box Halts NTSC Subscriptions for February

Let’s be straight up, retro and everything retro is cool, right? Well yes it is and it’s not just cool it’s damn awesome, and why is it so awesome you ask? One reason, is because, people who just love retro games come up with an idea such as My Retro Game Box.


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