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Rumor: Battletoads Could Be Coming to Xbox Platform in 2016

Recently Microsoft trademarked the name “Battletoads”, a rare property that was published by Tradewest on the Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Game Boy and NES while Electronic Arts released an arcade game using the toads with ‘tude.  This is interesting news considering what has happened a year or two after Microsoft trademarked “Killer Instinct” a while […]

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New Game: Volgarr the Viking on Xbox One, PC, Mac Reminds Us of When Games Were Tough

It is no secret that Microsoft is kind of taking a beating with the Xbox One versus the Playstation 4 right now.  While there are many possible reasons for this, I like to think it is a case of lack of retro content available for the platform- Sony has their whole PSOne Classics catalog of […]

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Retro Gaming Halloween Style, Part Four: Obscure

Yeah, yeah, everybody makes their lists about scary, creepy, or flat-out weird games to play each October and we’re not about to buck the trend. But we’re going to assume you’re a retro gamer who’s read enough to know the big franchises everybody else writes about. Because if you’ve picked up a controller in the […]

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Survive the Dead in House of the Dead 2 on Sega Dreamcast – Today in History – September 9th, 1999

Arcade ports are Sega’s forte, at least they used to be, and their Dreamcast console was no different. With ports of Hydro Thunder, Soul Calibur and Mortal Kombat 4 (Gold on DC). Launching platforms with arcade ports became a Sega mainstay with the Genesis console and was continued through on the 32X and Saturn consoles […]

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Sonic Goes 3D and Escorts the Dreamcast to Gamers in Sonic Adventure – Today in History – September 9th, 1999

Sonic is quite an enigma as far as company/console mascots go. Starting life on the Sega Genesis and hitting every Sega console ever released with at least one game, Sonic only lead one console at launch- the Sega Dreamcast. Sonic Adventure was also a unique title in the Sonic series since it wa the first […]

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Deceased Father of Teenager Continues Racing as a Ghost in Xbox Rally Game

It sucks big time when parents pass away. It is life but it sucks, nonetheless. One teenager has found a way to relive his glory days of playing the original Xbox with his father’s ghost in Rally Sports Challenge.

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OpenBOR: Avengers: United Battle Continues Development

The Avengers are one of the Marvel teams that has kind of gotten the short end of the stick with games. Characters have gotten their own games from Captain America to the Incredible Hulk but as a team, the pickings have been slim (outside of the arcade game that is serving as source material for […]

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Location: New Gaming Bar to Open in Sydney Australia Later this Year

Most gamers remember the good old arcades, whether Aladdin’s Castle or some local pizza parlor that had some arcade games in a small room. If you don’t remember those times, well, you are probably too young for this article as Sydney Australia is getting a gaming bar. Yes, you will soon be able to go […]

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Dig Dug 3, er, Mr. Driller Drills The PSOne: Today in History- May 10th, 2000

That title is not a typo, maybe funny in a “unique” way but not a typo as Mr. Driller was originally intended to be Dig Dug 3. Things got changed around internally at Namco and Dig Dug 3 became Mr. Driller when the levels were changed and the game was all around made “simpler” and […]

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Today in History: April 3rd, 1993- Final Fight Punches onto the Sega CD

Capcom was an earnest Nintendo licensee from the get-go, not jumping ship till well into the life of the Super Nintendo, later than many other gaming companies.  They did license out some of their arcade games though, rather than releasing them on competing hardware themselves (something Konami didn’t do for years).  Most of these licensed […]


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