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Secret Sequels: The Games of Satellaview – Radical Dreamers

Chrono Trigger was a role playing game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System that exploded onto the scene in 1995, capturing hearts and critical acclaim while selling millions. As such, it only stands to reason that there would be those clamoring for a sequel --...

The Last Official Release: Dreamcast – Karous

Hello again, retro friends, and welcome back to The Last Official Release. If you’re new around these here parts, in this series I divulge the last official games ever released on consoles, focusing on a different system each post. Usually, I playfully integrate what...

Jupiter Lander and the Birth of the Commodore 64

LOAD "JUPITER LANDER" ,8,1 SEARCHING FOR JUPITER LANDER LOADING READY RUN By 1982, the video game industry already had two titans that dominated the home video game market. The Apple II and Atari 2600 were both released in 1977 and were wildly popular. That same year...

Old School AV Network

No 64 – McDonald’s Games – But why??

But why, indeed. McDonald's games ranged from the pretty decent to the downright creepy. Rob tells us how this all started, from its early 8-bit Nintendo days to its more than acceptable 16-bit outings. And what's that? There's a pretty decent app out there where you...

220 The Best Game of 1986

0 Dec 15, 2017 Hello and welcome to another episode of RGDS.   This time we battle out the best video game released in the year 1985. Yes its another mega show, where we your humble hosts discuss and battle out the best game released in 1986.  It's an amazing year...

Episode 75: APB and Super Pac-Man

Here we are with another instalment of Pie Factory Podcast, an arcade game podcast that most certainly exists. What do you get when you combine Atari and NAMCO? Well, maybe Pac-Mania, but in this case, you get cops and a superhero. This episode will certainly be just...

Factory Sealed – Ep. 157: Full Throttle

It’s time for a trip down the highway at Full Throttle! Join us as we put our pedals to the metal on an epic road trip to everyone’s favorite store, Ar-Goes. The post Factory Sealed – Ep. 157: Full Throttle appeared first on Factory...

No 62 – Recent Retro Gets

One member of Arcade Attack has spent quite a lot this month... Fancy discussing this podcast? Fancy suggesting a topic of conversation? Please tweet us @arcadeattackUK or catch us on facebook.com/arcadeattackUK All copyrighted material contained within this podcast...

Let's Compare! Basic Fun Mini Arcade Vs. Original 80s Arcade Games - Q*bert, Frogger, Centipede

Jupiter Lander and the Birth of the Commodore 64

LOAD "JUPITER LANDER" ,8,1 SEARCHING FOR JUPITER LANDER LOADING READY RUN By 1982, the video game industry already had two titans that dominated the home video game market. The Apple II and Atari 2600 were both released in 1977 and were wildly popular. That same year...

The LaserActive: Wonders of the Retro Gaming World

In today's episode, I'm exploring Pioneers LaserActive. This 'converged' device could play TurboGrafx-16 and Genesis games (plus CD extensions for both consoles) plus a few propriety formats. However, it was a monumental failure. How so? Well, watch the video and find...

Cave Fighter for the Commodore 64

Junior high was a rough time for me. Not for the reasons you might expect junior high to have been rough for a guy who's now in his forties and writes about video games. I wasn't harassed by bullies or painfully awkward around girls or constantly picked last in gym...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Toni Caven

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Toni Caven, who is displayed on card number 2724, from the   Superstars of 2017 Collection.  Toni is the creator of company in Finland called “Reprocade Ltd.”.  He repairs, restores and operates arcade cabinets and pinball...

The Mystery of the Bold Game Boy

Shortly after the launch of the Game Boy and throughout the 90's, fans of Nintendo products might have noticed something a little bit strange in advertisements for the handheld gaming juggernaut. See if you can catch it in the following advertisement:...

Kickstarter for Retro Game Engine Launches

While there are plenty of freely available game engines out there that allow budding game designers to create and self-publish the next big indie hit, there’s a decidedly huge gap if you’re looking to do that on retro consoles. While game engines such as Unity or the...

Introducing the Super Nt

There are many companies that are coming out with their own version of the reboot of games and game systems.  Next on the list is no exception for the 16 bit generation and the Super Nintendo.  Introducing the Super Nt.   A reimagining of perhaps the greatest video...

Game and Market Watch – By Dan Loosen

In the last article that I wrote, I discussed the importance that the role of story can have when collecting games - good stories make interesting items more desirable, thus raising their prices, while rare items that are relatively unknown tend to be forgotten...