RETRO

This page will age you. Here, we'll talk about everything RETRO and good. From retrospective pieces to walkthroughs, garage finds, and other blasts from the past on trusted systems like the Neo Geo, Super NES, and Dreamcast.
December 4, 2022
Gone and Forgotten? Consoles That Have Completely Passed Us By

In this article, we'll take a look at some gaming consoles that have completely passed us by – for better or for worse.

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November 5, 2022
Feeling Flushed? You Probably Have Pac-Man Fever

It's estimated that the average person spends about six days of their life playing Pac-Man. That's a lot of time spent chomping on the dots!

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October 13, 2022
Why Retro Fighting Games are Still the Best

It's pretty clear that retro fighting games are still the best around. Thanks to their focus on tight gameplay, interesting characters, and pure fun, these classics continue to stand the test of time.

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October 9, 2022
Mortal Kombat: Why We Can't Get Enough of the Blood and Guts

Mortal Kombat: Why We Can't Get Enough of the Blood and Guts

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April 20, 2022
A Look Back: Space Invaders

Space Invaders is an arcade game that was created by Tomohiro Nishikado and released in 1978. The game was originally designed as a horizontal space shooter but that idea was quickly scrapped when the programmers disliked how the graphics moved on a horizontal plane, which was jittery and unappealing. They opted, instead, to create the […]

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March 17, 2022
Supreme Commander - Why We Keep Coming Back for More

If you're looking for a game that offers a lot of replayability and is fun to play, this is definitely the game to keep installed on your hard drive.

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March 5, 2022
Our 5 Best Retro Games for Nostalgia-Driven Gamers

Our 5 Best Retro Games for Nostalgia-Driven Gamers. Games from the past, for today's gamers.

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September 30, 2021
Is That a Neo Geo in Your Pocket?

Is That a Neo Geo in Your Pocket? Or Are You Happy to See Me?

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September 27, 2021
DieHard Gamefan: And How Mom Saved My Collection

Thanks Mom for Everything!

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July 22, 2021
The Art of the Box Art: Donkey Kong Country

With incredible graphics, addictive gameplay, and advertising hype, it's no wonder that Donkey Kong Country became such commercial success.

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May 16, 2021
This Weekends Forecast: Warm, Breezy, and a High Chance of Gaming

Weekends are a time for everyone to relax and unwind from a stressful and busy week. What better way to unwind than playing a few games?

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May 10, 2021
Gone But Not Forgotten - The TOP 6 Memorable PS1 Moments

TL;DR: The original Playstation brought the arcade experiece to the homefront and did it style, grace, and finnesse. Let's take a six of the most memorable gaming events that defined the PS1! hello, goodbye The PS5 and Xbox Series X might be the talk of the town this generation, but we can't forget the important […]

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May 5, 2021
Whatever Happened to...the Amiga CD32?

The Amiga CD32 was poised to take the gaming world by storm. Unfortunately, legal issues and hardware breakdowns brought the party to an end

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May 1, 2021
A Look Back - Crusader: No Remorse

TL;DR: It's been 25 years since Crusader: No Remorse was released. How does it stand up today? In one word: GREAT!

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April 27, 2021
A LOOK BACK: DIEHARD GAMEFAN 1994

I was going through my collection of magazines when I came across the November 1994 issue of DieHard Gamefan.

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April 24, 2021
Hey Buddy, Can You Spare a Token?

TL;DR: The 5 reasons arcade owners valued the token over the the all-mighty-quarter! a token of appreciation If you visited arcade establishments throughout the 80s and 90s you probably saw something small and shiny rolling around inside. No, it wasn't a crackpipe laying on the ground nor was it the innovative games or the flashing […]

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April 17, 2021
OUR TOP 5 16-BIT RPGs ever

TL;DR: We've played them and we loved them. These are our Top 5 Holy Grails of Role-Playing Games. can we really just choose 5? The 16-bit era was filled with mascot platformer games and Japanese RPGs. The latter was at its prime and would eventually become prominent all over the world a few years later […]

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April 15, 2021
Small But Sexy - Turbo Grafx16 Mini Review

This is perhaps one of the best mini classic consoles released thus far. From the design to the interface all the way up to the game emulation, Konami did their homework and it definitely shows. A must buy for any collector.

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April 12, 2021
Game Characters Hitting the Big 3-0

These characters are celebrating their 30+ years of gaming stardom! Hooray!

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April 11, 2021
A Look Back: Captain Quazar 3DO

TL;DR: One of the better games for the 3DO system, Captain Quazar was a hit with gamers and received positive reviews from many gaming outlets. Despite the raving reviews, the Captain himself could not save the 3DO console from certain doom. Developed by Cyclone Studios and published by the 3DO Company in 1996, Captain Quazar […]

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April 10, 2021
8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Street Fighter

TL: DR: The 8 Things You Probably Did Not Know About Street Fighter. Or maybe You Did So, you think you're a Street Fighter expert, huh? Sure you probably know all the secret moves, special combos, and strategies for every character in the game. But do you know a few of the backstories behind the […]

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February 18, 2021
Retro Review: Hover Strike on the Atari Jaguar

Hover Strike is a futuristic semi-open 3D shooter game similar to Battlezone and T-MEK in which players pilot an armed hovercraft vehicle.

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April 20, 2021
AMAZON CANCELS LOTR MMO

As reported by Bloomberg news earlier today, it looks like the Lord of the Rings MMO that Amazon has been working on for the last several years has come to impasse. According the gaming insiders, Amazon and China-based Leyou Technologies Holdings Ltd, who recently acquired Tencent Holdings were unable to come to an agreement regarding […]

June 17, 2021
I've Outpaced Everyone, Now I'm Bored - Pacer (Steam) Review

Pacer is a beautifully crafted anti-gravity racer that's hampered by seriously bad AI and handling

January 5, 2021
Jetpack PC Review

TL:DR: Jetpack is a throwback to the Golden Age of video games. It's not flashy, but it's darn fun! In the mid-1980s, a generation of kids was begging their parents to purchase a ZX Spectrum in hopes of being able to play the most popular game at that time, Jetpac. To these kids, Jetpac was […]

June 1, 2021
Don't Miss Out On These Hidden Gems! The Best Indie Games From May 2021

The NBA has LeBron, the NFL has Patrick Mahomes, and Major League Baseball has Ohtani, but they aren't the only teams with 'All-Star' talent. Today, we highlight some of the best indie games from several of the most talented indie developers around! Normally around this time of the month, I start talking about what a […]

January 20, 2022
Egglia: Rebirth Makes Its Way to the Switch

From the artistic creators of Secret of Mana, EGGLIA: Rebirth to launch on Nintendo Switch this February

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