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My iiRcade Review – by Todd Friedman

Are you an arcade owner? Do you find yourself playing your new arcade game every day the first few weeks you get it and then it pretty much just sits there? Unless you have a huge space to store different games, it is unlikely you can store or collect hundreds of...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Steve Wright Jr. (Mr. Wright Way)

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Steve “Mr. Wright Way” Wright Jr. who is currently displayed on card number 3971, from the Superstars of 2021 Collection.  Mr. Wright Way is a Retired United State Navy Veteran who has always had a passion for video games, toys...

Atari 2600 Encyclopedia: Do you know Gorf?

Release Date: 1982 Publisher: CBS Electronics Controller: Joystick Players: 1 Genre: Shoot’em Up Alternate Title: N/A Model #: 80010 Rarity: 3 Programmer: Alex Leavens This port of the arcade classic comes up just a bit short. You are a Space Cadet that has received...
What’s Old Is New Again.

What’s Old Is New Again.

As lovers of retro video games we love nostalgia.  We love it when we sit down with our comfort games, play through them like we did when we were younger, then move on to the next game.  Yet there are some games that, for whatever reason, we couldn't beat at a young...

iiRcade Review – Thibalryn by Todd Friedman

iiRcade Review – Thibalryn by Todd Friedman

Here is a nice little gem of a game for the iiRcade. As a free game in the store, you can easily add this to your collection of games. I feel the more you play this, the more you will get addicted to finding all the secrets. The game starts off by telling you about...

RetroMania Wrestling – by Michael Mertes

RetroMania Wrestling – by Michael Mertes

Just when no one thought it could happen, a sequel  to the fantastic WWF WrestleFest arcade game has  appeared in the form of RetroMania Wrestling. The  Road Warriors make their return to this pixelated  smash fest along with a mix of 14 other superstars.  Legendary...

Dev History: George Allan

Dev History: George Allan

For young sci-fi nut George Allan, the computer boom of the Eighties was a revelation. “I was a big sci-fi fan the one day it turned out computers were real!” he laughs. Antstream Arcade talks to the ex-Gremlin coder to discover more about the games he worked on...

Click Bait – By Michael Mertes

Click Bait – By Michael Mertes

Computer purists during the late 1980s and 1990s were blessed with many excellent  adventure video games and would often scoff at the  thought of playing a functional adventure game with  depth on an 8- or 16-bit console. Contrary to those  beliefs, though, both the...

King’s Quest – by Todd Friedman

King’s Quest – by Todd Friedman

Sierra Entertainment can be associated with dozens of classic adventure games. Some of the  most memorable games I have played are Police  Quest, Space Quest, Leisure Suit Larry and, of course,  King’s Quest. King’s Quest was my first experience  at an “RPG” game on...