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Are gamers Mini crazy? I am.

I have been wanting to discuss this many time but never had the chance to until now.  I wanted to voice my opinion on how the gaming world is going mini crazy.  I am indeed am one of those gamers.  I can't help but collect all the new mini versions of the same game,...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Dan “Shoe” Hsu

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Dan “Shoe” Hsu who currently is displayed on card number 294, from the Superstars of 2012 Collection. A former editor in chief for Electronic Gaming Monthly, Shoe has covered the gaming industry for multiple platforms. ...

Atari 2600 Encyclopedia: Do you know Adventures of Tron?

Publisher: M Network Release: 1982 Controller: Joystick Players: 1 Genre Arcade: Platformer Alternate Title N/A Model # MT4317 Rarity: 3 Programmer: Hal Finney This is one of the better movie based games on the 2600. Based on the ground breaking film Tron, you take...
Are gamers Mini crazy? I am.

Are gamers Mini crazy? I am.

I have been wanting to discuss this many time but never had the chance to until now.  I wanted to voice my opinion on how the gaming world is going mini crazy.  I am indeed am one of those gamers.  I can't help but collect all the new mini versions of the same game,...

DK Arcade

DK Arcade

The follow-up to DK Arcade (also known as D1K Arcade), which was a stunningly complete rendition of Donkey Kong (1981), D2K Arcade is nothing less than the best home version of the coin-op classic ever released for any system. There are two game modes in this...

Carnival

Carnival

Easily available from a variety of sources for less than $5 (cartridge only—a boxed copy might set you back $10 or so), Carnival is an unusual game in that it’s one of relatively few slide-and-shoot titles not set in outer space. Rather, as its title suggests, it’s a...

Mutant League Football

Mutant League Football

Sega made one of the finest consoles known to man when they created the Sega Genesis. They also inadvertently created the sole reason for my parents thinking I was some sort of deranged sociopath. I’m not denying that my obsessions with fire and strategic...

5 Great games that prove not all movie based games suck

5 Great games that prove not all movie based games suck

There is an unwritten rule when it comes to video games and that is DON’T BASE IT OFF A MOVIE! The reason being that when these types of games are made it’s usually rushed to meet the release of the film so what we end up getting can be generic and boring or just...

Advergaming

Advergaming

It’s another fine day in the big city. And at the Big City Video Game Museum, it’s always better than fine. Usually. All these classic games are available, and my job is simple – choose among them and group them into an interesting display. Something that people will...

TinTin: Prisoners of The Sun

TinTin: Prisoners of The Sun

Unlike some other videogames I possessed, Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun was one of the few I played on my own. None of my classmates or my cousin, whom I used to play a lot with, liked the comics, The Adventures of Tintin. They were mostly interested in Spanish comics...