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Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn: Are You Shaqin’ With Me?!?!?!?

For the past years, unknown how many to be exact, retro gaming has become a popular concept to not only to the gaming community, but to the manufacturers as well.  We have seen so many retro systems created by major companies as well as the everyday user too.  We look...

Keep Calm and Insert Coin: Listening to Slipknot in the 8 Bit Universe

When you play any type of video game, you are experiencing several elements to make that game cool.  There is the graphics, control, playability, characters, storyline and most important, the audio/music.  There is not a day that goes by where I play Tetris and then...

RETROSPECTIVE: Making Sense of THEC64 Mini

The move to create a Mini makes perfect sense, however.  All it takes is a passing glance at what Nintendo’s been able to accomplish with both the miniature NES and SNES Classic Editions to realize that a nostalgic looking box that emulates original titles legally and pumps the images into a modern display via HDMI is the hot ticket right now.

Old School AV Network

213 The Jon Ritman Interview

 Hello and welcome to another fantastic episode of RGDS.  This time we interview a true legend, with the brilliant Jon Ritman. Jon, the man behind such classics as Head Over Heels, Batman and Match Day games gives us an in-depth interview spanning across his full...

No 50 – Al Nilsen – SEGA – Interview

Adrian's done it again!! What better way celebrating our 50th podcast than to interview a true retrogaming legend - SEGA marketing supremo Al Nilsen!! One of the integral cogs in the SEGA machine of the early 90s, his work ensured that a certain blue hedgehog made the...

No 49 – Controversial Gaming Opinions

Have we gone mad? Rob thought it best to prise our most "controversial" gaming opinions out so we can all have a massive argument, er, I mean debate. Zool cooler than Sonic? Keith hates Mario (well, not quite, but...) and Dylan has a massive chip on his shoulder about...

Pac-Man Kill Screen Explained

RETROSPECTIVE: Making Sense of THEC64 Mini

The move to create a Mini makes perfect sense, however.  All it takes is a passing glance at what Nintendo’s been able to accomplish with both the miniature NES and SNES Classic Editions to realize that a nostalgic looking box that emulates original titles legally and pumps the images into a modern display via HDMI is the hot ticket right now.

Jaws for the NES

Have you ever played a game that gives you deep-seeded anxiety? That game for me was always Jaws for the NES. As a young child, I was allowed to watch the classic 1975 Stephen Spielberg movie, Jaws (thanks mom!). The cover art alone is the most horrifying VHS box art...

A Look at Super Mario Land’s 1-Up Hearts

This seemed thematically appropriate for today. In adapting the popular Super Mario franchise to the Game Boy, Nintendo's developers made numerous changes along the way which have helped the titles to stand out -- especially over the last decade or so, as the New...

Keep Calm and Insert Coin: This is Starcade!

There were times in my childhood where I was unable to make it to the local arcade or the local corner store just to play a game for a couple minutes.  There were even times when I couldn't make it down the street to play pinball at one of houses of a friend of my...