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Nintendo Sold their 100 Millionth Game Boy Hand Held 15 years Ago – This Month in History – April 2000

Hard to believe that it was 15 years ago this month that Nintendo was able to announce this milestone.  In April of 2000, Nintendo sold their 100 millionth Game Boy hand held.  This runs the gamut across the Game Boy, Game Boy Pocket and Game Boy Color, still quite an accomplishment for a hand held […]

New Game: Vectrex Receives Two Christmas Themed Games

Throughout gaming there have been only a few “dedicated” Christmas games released.  There was Christmas Nights on the Sega Saturn and there is a Christmas themed Jazz Jackrabbit game, I believe.  That is pretty much it.  Sure there are games that feature ice levels and the like but not too many that have a snowy, […]

Hokuto no Ken Drops License, Gets Named Last Battle on Sega Genesis – Today in History – August 14, 1989

Sega, having just launched their Sega Genesis as their second North American console, were looking to bring over titles that showed why this console was better than the competing Nintendo NES and NEC Turbo Grafx-16. Rather than shelling out the money for the Hokuto no Ken (aka Fist of the North Star) license, Sega simply […]

Everyone Was Alien Blasting in Alien Front Online- Today in History – August 9th, 2001

Well maybe not everyone but there were quite a few gamers that owned the just discontinued Sega Dreamcast and purchased Alien Front Online. This game was probably one of the worst launches in history as far as picking up any momentum from the publisher. The Dreamcast has been discontinued about half a year prior to […]

Konami Releases Demo/Preview Disk for Snatcher- Today in History – August 7th, 1992

Snatcher, the cyberpunk adventure title that is sought after by retro collectors the world over, had a preview/demo disk that many don’t even know about. Way back in 1992, 22 year ago today, Konami released a special disk that featured quite a bit of content for the Snatcher fan. This is also a Japanese exclusive […]

Today in History: April 4th, 1993- Cybernator Blasts onto the Super Nintendo

Konami were not new to taking chances with games and Cybernator is no exception.  Gamers may recognize the game style as being similar to the Sega Genesis game, Target Earth.  That is because they are related, Cybernator is the “prequel” to Target Earth and share a universe.  They also share game play similarities which may […]


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