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Bounder Commodore 64

Bounder Coming to Mobile Platforms, Features Three Versions

Bounder, originally published by Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd in 1985, is coming to both Android and iPhone soon. For those that are not familiar with Bounder, you are controlling a tennis ball trying to navigate platforms suspended high in the air. Miss a jump and well, you die. Simple. Considering this is a classic title […]

The Arcade Game Designer Interviews #1: Douglas Bagnall

Arcade Game Designer (or AGD), created by Jonathan Cauldwell, is a programming tool for coding games on 8-bit computers, specifically the Sinclair Spectrum and Amstrad CPC computers. It allows anyone with or without coding experience to learn how to code and create a game on these early 8-bit computing systems. I have been fortunate enough to […]

Cuphead

Cuphead Review

Taking on the challenge of Cuphead is a unique difficulty for a gamer to face. For years gamers have been hand held through tough parts, been handed so much, and generally did not notice their skills withering and dying. Don’t worry, a game like Cuphead will either put hair on your gamer chest or it […]

8-Bit Adventure Anthology Volume One

8-Bit Adventure Anthology Volume One Features Point and Click Classics

The world of adventure games is a wild one. Especially when you venture into the computer side of the equation where point and click adventures used to battle with text adventures and role-playing games alike. On consoles, it was a different story – text adventures were non-existent and role-playing games only picked up steam as […]

Nickel News – Burgertime Developer Apologizes For Starting The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

San Jose, CA – The celebration party for the 35th Anniversary of BurgerTime turned bittersweet as the game’s developer issued an unexpected apology for its role in the childhood obesity epidemic.

Remembering the Old School Game Store

Retail locations are a dying breed. The cost of doing business with a brick and mortar location versus the return on sales is a hard-balancing act. I am sure most of the people reading this have thought at least once about starting their own old school game store but have failed to follow through for […]

eSports Street Fight V

From Dinosaurs to Alligators: The Evolution from Retro Gaming to eSports

Looking at the popularity of eSports today, some would wrongly assume that audiences’ obsession with “faster” and “newer” would mean that retro games are heading towards extinction. However, that’s a misconception. Rather, it is as if dinosaurs are now living side by side with their modern-day alligator descendants. eSports have arguable been in existence for decades, […]

Switchblade Atari Jaguar

Switchblade Comes to Atari Jaguar

Raise your hand if you remember Switchblade. For me, I remember an Atari Lynx game using this name maybe with a “II” after it other than that, this is a new game to me. I understand that this was originally a Commodore Amiga game which is a shame because the only Commodore computer I gamed […]

Rainbow Brite Journey to Rainbow Land

Rainbow Brite Journey to Rainbow Land Game Inbound

Rainbow Brite, owned by Hallmark Cards, is one of the rare 1980’s properties to not at least receive a “homage” game is about to receive her own full-blown title. Coleco have licensed the Rainbow Brite characters from Hallmark Cards with intent to create a new table top game. Back in the day, Coleco were known […]

The Humans Bundle

Humans Collection Now Available on GoG.com

The Humans, a puzzle series that was like Lemmings, is finally available on GoG.com. All three games in the series in one package for one price. Piko Interactive went out, got the rights and released these games as a collection.


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