Posts Tagged ‘sony’

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Retro Game Sales for April 19th, 2014

Massive list of games on sale this weekend with many newcomers to the discount world.  From Gamefly to Dotemu and GoG.com and everything in between.  Check out the sales below:

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Game Hack: God Save the Queen Now Usable in Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy IX was an extremely notable release for the Playstation, for one, it was the last Final Fantasy game to be released on Sony’s machine. Secondly, Final Fantasy IX was a return to the actual “fantasy” world that most gamers associated with the series, after the “unique” styling of Final Fantasy VIII. One nagging […]

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Game Hack: God of War on NES

Everyone knows that God of War is a Sony owned intellectual property, one that would probably never be made available on a Nintendo system. That hasn’t stopped some ingenuitive game hackers who have created a God of War game on the venerable 8-Bit Nintendo. Yea, the NES that was released in the mid 80′s, almost […]

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Today in Retro Gaming – Rally Cross 2 (PS1) (UK)

Drivers, start your engines!  Today in Retro Gaming, we celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of Rally Cross 2′s release in the UK.  Off-roading racers were few and far between in the days of the original PlayStation, making this 1999 sequel from 989 Studios a bit more interesting than your average track burner.

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Prototype: Jet Moto 2124 Released for Original Playstation

Prototypes for Nintendo and Genesis games are quite popular but what about for the original Playstation? While there are not as many found and released, they do tend to pop up from time to time. Recently a prototype for Jet Moto 2124 was found and released by game preservationists at JetMotoCentral.

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Today in History: December 7th, 2004 – Kuon Turns Survival Horror Upside Down on Playstation 2

Survival horror titles at one time were an endangered genre in gaming. Sure game publishers dabbled with the genre all the way back to the NES, at least in a style that we are familiar with today. By 2004, the genre had developed standards that most companies had to go with or suffer poor sales […]

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Today in History: December 7th, 2004- Mega Man X8 Arrives Without Keiji Inafune

Mega Man is one of a select few legacy franchises that has survived since the Nintendo Entertainment System days and is not a Nintendo bred title. There are not a lot of other titles in this group so it is quite an elite list. Mega Man is also a title that has touched nearly every […]

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Today in History: November 21st, 1995: Wipeout Glides onto Playstation One Showing Off 3D Gaming

When Sony launched the Playstation One (back when it was simply Playstation) they had a hell of a challenge ahead of them. Sega was coming off of a series of failed add-ons for their first succesful console, the Sega Genesis, and Nintendo was touting “SGI this” and “SGI that” where ever they could. Sony was […]

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Today in History: November 17th, 1989- Forgotten Worlds Comes Home to Genesis

Believe it or not, back in the day arcades were a big thing. For years, it was generally held that if you wanted that arcade experienece at home you got a NES. That was till Sega released the Sega Genesis in North America along with a slew of arcade titles that were closer to the […]

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Today in History: November 15th, 2001 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Arrives

Yesterday, we took a look at the second game in the Harry Potter series, Chamber of Secrets, and discussed the various ports and their strengths/differences. Today, the original game, Sorcerer’s Stone/Philosopher’s Stone hit consoles, PC and portables. Though this time, we have a much more limited release schedule. PS2, Xbox and Gamecube versions are a […]