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Strange Games from the East: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Ace Pilot

Few series in the world have been as long lived as Mobile Suit Gundam. The epic space opera between the Earth Federation Forces and The Principality of Zeon. Theirs is a battle that will last an eternity, and is one that few anime fans haven’t at least heard in passing. Mobile Suit Gundam: The Ace Pilot was released […]

Strange Games from the East: Battle Stadium D.O.N

Who would win in a battle between Naruto, Luffy, and Goku? Will it be the host of the demonic Nine-Tailed Fox? Perhaps the future king of the pirates? Or maybe it shall be the world renowned martial artist Goku? You can find out in Battle Stadium D.O.N. for GameCube and PlayStation 2. Released in 2006 […]

Tekken Arcade

Namco Launches One Two Punch with Tekken in Arcades – Today in Retro Gaming – December 11th, 1994

Namco launched the iconic Tekken in 1994 and changed the way 3D arcade fighting games were played.

Star Cruiser Receives English Translation by Fans for Sega Genesis Console

Star Cruiser was one of those unreleased games that was featured prominently in gaming magazines back in the day like Electronic Gaming Monthly.  Fans were excited because this was one of those titles that was quite impossible on the previous 8-Bit consoles such as the Nintendo Entertainment System.  I believe it was linked to Namco […]

Rage Racer Box

Oddballs in Gaming: Rage Racer

Rage Racer was the third in the popular Ridge Racer series by Namco, and even the designer admits it was a bit of an oddball!

Splatterhouse 2 Drops Gallons of Blood on Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – August 3rd, 1992

Splatterhouse 2 was the first title in the series to hit a Sega console.  The first game was an arcade game and hit the home on the PC Engine/Turbo Grafx-16 console.  Namco continued the 2D side scrolling action with this sequel.  Blood poured and guts fell as you progressed in this 16-Bit action game.

There is No Cure For Pac-Man Fever.  I’m Living Proof

Good day, everyone!  New guy Thor here, but I guess “new” is a relative term considering I’m 44 years old.  As you may have guessed, I’ve been playing games for a VERY long time: I recall playing one of those mid-seventies 3-game Pong home machines during the mid-seventies, but I consider my official initiation into […]

Japan Catches Pac-Man Fever – Today in History – May 21st, 1980

Where were you today in 1980?  Myself, I was probably fumbling around the backyard and trying to learn to tie my own shoes.  I was four years old.  I would not find out about Pac-Man for a few more years when I was exposed to it on the Atari 2600.  It would be several years […]

Splatterhouse 3 Asks You to Save Jennifer Again on Sega Genesis – Today in History – March 18th, 1993

In the history of video games there are not that many third party franchises that have not seen at least on release on a Nintendo console.  One such franchise that holds that honor is Splatterhouse.  No, I am not counting the “super deformed” game that was released in Japan.  Namco originally started Splatterhouse in arcades, […]

More Trouble with Coleco Chameleon Surfaces, Revisionist History Spotted

This is a tough article to write.  To this point, I have been unbiased as possible on my views of the RETRO Video Game System, now the Coleco Chameleon.  I am doing my best to keep it that way because articles from me, as one of the owners of RGM, are considered “RGM word”.  Everyone […]


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