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SR3® Plus from Retro Bit Coming Soon!

Step up your retro-gaming experience and relive three classic systems like never before, in crisp 720p resolution! The SR3® Plus is the premium top loading console for all of your original NES®, SNES®, and Genesis® games. Custom built with three cartridge slots, six...

Billy Mitchell and Walter Day join Old School Advisory Board

Old School Gamer Magazine hasn't put out its first print magazine yet (coming this week) but it has just made a couple additions to the team that is guiding and writing for the magazine and website. Walter Day who started the competitive e-sports industry and is...

The Vectrex: Wonders of the Retro Gaming World

The Vectrex was the first and only console for the home market that used vectors instead of raster graphics. It was also the first to support a peripheral for 3D (several years before the SMS's 3-D Glasses). For all its merits, though (including the fact it had a...

Old School AV Network

No 33 – Sonic The Hedgehog Movie???

Parmaount have announced there's going to be a Sonic movie out in a few years' time and it's gotten us all hot and bothered at Arcade Attack. Dylan immediately regrets bringing the whole thing up but there is one thing we're unanimous on - Emma Stone needs to be a...

No 32 – Zelda: Ocarina of Time

The game needs no introduction. An almost perfect Metacritic score says it all. Adrian introduces a homage to (arguably) the greatest RPG ever made. Fancy arguing with us over this point? Please tweet us @arcadeattackUK or catch us on facebook.com/arcadeattackUK All...

RoundUp 121 – Retro Retro Retro Retro

Hardware Flashback - (00:00) Dinosaur Pie - (41:53) Guinness Gaming Records - (1:52:40) Desert Planet: Breakout Button - (1:55:25) Top Ten Arcade Space Shooters - (2:01:18) Gaming Trivia - (3:24:52) DJ Jazzy Jeff: Human Video Game - (3:25:19) Atari Box Opinions -...

No 31 – Sylvester Stallone Games Pt 1

Is there any actor that's been immortalised in video games more than Sly? We really doubt it. From Rocky to Demolition Man to Judge Dredd, we have a chat about his finer (and not so finer) attempts at VG immortality. There's bound to be (at least) a second part of...

No 30 – NES, SNES and N64 Mini Additions?

On the eve of the UK release of the mini Super Nintendo, we discuss its lineup, the lineup of its NES predecessor and what games we'd rather see instead. After some mild fisticuffs we move on to what we'd like to see in a N64 Mini which is surely on the horizon. All...

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

SR3® Plus from Retro Bit Coming Soon!

Step up your retro-gaming experience and relive three classic systems like never before, in crisp 720p resolution! The SR3® Plus is the premium top loading console for all of your original NES®, SNES®, and Genesis® games. Custom built with three cartridge slots, six...

The Vectrex: Wonders of the Retro Gaming World

The Vectrex was the first and only console for the home market that used vectors instead of raster graphics. It was also the first to support a peripheral for 3D (several years before the SMS's 3-D Glasses). For all its merits, though (including the fact it had a...

Shadowgate from 1987 Returns with Friends

Set the date to 1987 and get ready to revisit the classic 8-bit adventure games that mesmerized a generation of console junkies. Now is the opportunity to play cult favorites Shadowgate™, The Uninvited™ and Déjà Vu™ the way they were supposed to be played, with...

Phoenix IV: Tony Hawk Ride Skateboard

Activision released another game with a deluxe controller on November 17 (2009) in North America, and this one had been designed with teens in mind.  Tony Hawk: Ride was the latest in a series of Tony Hawk-branded skateboard games, and was the first to feature its own...

SNES Mugs, Lights and More!

Merchoid has today revealed a variety of officially licensed SNES merchandise, including coasters, heat changing mugs and lights. With the recent fun-sized release of the SNES Classic Mini, this new range of products offers fans a chance to reboot their childhood...

Keep Calm and Insert Coin: Poor Stacking

This is probably one of the few timely blogs that I am going to do.  But recently, my family and I finally moved out of our hell hole of an apartment and moved into a new house.  Well, not so new.  It was built in 1952, but you know what I mean.  And this happens to...

Seedi System on Indiegogo!

Just finished watching Metal Jesus doing his review of the Seedi Indiegogo project and had completely forgotten that I was able to get a cool interview with Bryan and Chris a couple weeks ago, the developers of the Seedi unit, so lets move right in.  The Seedi is...

Sega Saturn Prototype, Armed, Sells for $2500

Armed, also referred to as Aftermath, was to be a game released on the Sega Saturn and PlayStation towards the end of 1996. Developed by Point of View and originally to be published by Interplay, Armed had you playing as a special agent named Vic as he blasted robots...

Rumored Game Boy Classic Poses Many Questions

Following the success of the NES Classic and Super NES Classic, it seemed all but inevitable that Nintendo would continue the line with another vintage video game system packed with classic games. Common belief in the gaming community is that the Nintendo 64 would be...

Replacement Cases

I ran across a great vendor on Ebay that creates replacement cases for most retro games (CD version)  PS1 , PS2,  GameCube,  XBOX and others.   I wanted to pass along his link to you and spread the word.  His prices are very reasonable and he can offer special like...

SUPERBRIEF: Star Trek

So far, SUPERBRIEF has focused on interactive fictions such as Zork and Colossal Cave Adventure as some of the earliest standout computer games. While both of these (and many, many others) claimed tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons as one of their...