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Downright Bizarre: PaRappa the Rapper – Kick, Punch, It’s All in the Mind!

Parappa Rappa is a young scrappy pup that has a serious case of “puppy love” for Ms. Sunny Funny, an anthropomorphic flower. Accompanied by his peers PJ Berry, a/k/a “PJ the DJ” and disco diva Katy Kat, Parappa desperately competes with his arch-nemesis Joe Chin, an...

SUPERBRIEF: Colossal Cave Adventure

Although many early computer games had their start in stuffy and sterile MIT research labs, the people that created them often set out to recreate places that provided that same sense of belonging. One of the first computer games, Colossal Cave Adventure (or Adventure) was born of this sense.

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Walter Day

The first Trading Card Spotlight we will feature is the creator of the cards himself, Walter Day, who is displayed on card number 95, from the Superstars of 2011 Collection.   Walter is also featured on cards 108, 523, 539, 591, 775, 1000, 1021, 1859, 2133, 2149,...

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Inside NHL 94 Documentary ‘Pixelated Heroes’

Old School Gamer Magazine chats with “Pixelated Heroes” director Mikey McBryan to find out everything about the upcoming NHL 94 documentary. Discussing the origin of the film, the research process and the rapidly approaching and massive NHL 94 tournament in Las Vegas,...

The Net Yaroze: Wonders of the Retro Gaming World

Released in 1997, this was a one of a kind PSone development kit targeted at hobbyists and students that we have not seen the likes of since. [wpdevart_youtube width="640" height="385" autoplay="0" theme="light" loop_video="0" enable_fullscreen="1" show_related="1"...

The Story Of The Famicom Modem - Nintendo's Famicom Network System

SUPERBRIEF: Colossal Cave Adventure

Although many early computer games had their start in stuffy and sterile MIT research labs, the people that created them often set out to recreate places that provided that same sense of belonging. One of the first computer games, Colossal Cave Adventure (or Adventure) was born of this sense.

Keep Calm and Insert Coin: Drink Up Y’all

Every so often, you run into a game that you look at and think to yourself, who the heck came up with this?  I thought the standards of a video game are to drive a car, rescue a princess, shoot an alien or even jump into your lily pad.  So how is a game like Tapper...

Atari and Fig

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (SEPTEMBER 18, 2017) - Atari®, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment via its subsidiary, Vagabond Production Corp., and Fig, the community publisher behind such games as Phoenix Point, Pillars of...

SUPERBRIEF: Zork

Opening one of the most legendary of computer games, this seemingly dull pair of statements embodies much of what makes Infocom's Zork so wonderful. Among the many text adventures that were published at the time, the brainchild of Tim Anderson, Marc Blank, Bruce...

Keep Calm and Insert Coin: Get a New Idea Capcom

Wow, there are a lot of different video games out there in the world.  From fighting to mazes, driving and shooting, there has been a great amount of games to choose from.  In addition to that, you are also choosing which "company" to support.  Sega, Namco, Midway and...