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Top 3 Stand-Alone GB Games Based On Classic Series (Top 3 Tuesday)

Sometimes one is capable of dealing with life’s shenanigans. Other times life starts punching below the belt. This is my excuse for failure to comment on the last couple of Top 3 Tuesday videos put out by MichaelBtheGameGenie. Enough is enough: it is time to write! This week, MichaelB proposed “Top 3 Game Boy Games […]

Playstation Doused with Blood by Castlevania Symphony of the Night – Today in Retro Gaming – October 2nd, 1997

Picking right up where Castlevania Rondo of Blood left off, Castlevania Symphony of the Night was a seminal release for many fans of the franchise.  This was Konami doing what Konami excelled at- 2D side scrolling action.  The difference here was that while there was a lot of action, probably more than any other Castlevania […]

Pokemon Red

Nintendo Gives Game Boy Players Pokemon Red & Blue – Today in Retro Gaming – September 28th, 1998

When Nintendo brought over the Pokemon franchise it is unclear if they knew it would have been as big a success in the North American market or not.  Sure, now we can look back and say they did everything right and reaped the success from it.  While many players raised all kinds of trouble, at […]

Enix Releases Dragon Warrior I and II on Nintendo Game Boy Color – Today in Retro Gaming – September 27th, 2000

When the original Dragon Warrior game was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System it was quite a departure from the norm.  Prior to Dragon Warrior there were not exactly a lot of role playing games like it available for the new NES console.  Enix, now part of Square Enix, was onto something and they were […]

Review – Retroid Nintendo Game Boy Homebrew

Out of all of the games that we see receive fan homages regularly one genre seems to be forgotten just as often.  That is the Arkanoid style brick breaker game, also known as Breakout.  Well, the developers behind Retroid for the Nintendo Game Boy certainly remember those two classics.  Sure, the Game Boy already received […]

Super Mario Run Proves There’s No Place Like iPhone

Nintendo characters make legal appearances outside their native hardware roughly once a blue moon, but ladies and gentlemen, the moon’s tinged with a sapphire hue today. Apple just announced a partnership with Nintendo that will bring the No-Bummer Plumber himself to the iPhone this holiday season with Super Mario Run. Hold on to your mustaches, […]

Retro City Rampage DX Hits Retro Platform

Retro City Rampage is one of those modern games that attempts to rip off the classic “retro” look.  It is intentionally developed using minimalistic graphics and sound/music.  A lot of developers feel this is the route to take to make their game stand out.  Unfortunately, a lot of developers are forgetting to make their games […]

Cave Story Sega Genesis

Cave Story Coming to Sega Genesis Work in Progress, Playable Demo Available

Cave Story.  A game that has made the rounds quite a bit on modern platforms (my first exposure was on the Sony Playstation Portable).  Now, we can start ticking off classic, retro, consoles as this 2D action game is coming to the Sega Genesis.  If you don’t know what Cave Story is about then you […]

Melodie Unreleased Sony Playstation Portable Title Found Released

The Sony Playstation Portable, a hand held that was held back for many reasons.  Some people feel it was piracy, others feel it was a lack of quality games.  Then there are people that feel it was a “failure” because of lack of direction (Internet, music, games, movies, pictures, etc).  Whatever the reason, a lot […]

5 Mortal Kombat Ports You Won’t Care to Play

Mortal Kombat.  You either love it or wonder what all of the fuss is about.  There were a couple of eye catching differences when it hit arcades.  First, the graphics, these were not hand drawn cartoon characters like Street Fighter II.  Second, you could literally, positively, END your opponent after winning the fight.  The fact […]


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