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What if Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Was Made for the Game Boy Color?

When past and future collide.

The Odd Release History of Metal Gear

Nintendo entered the home console market amidst the Video Game Crash of 1983. Two years later, they found themselves dominating the market with their Nintendo Entertainment System. Feeling justifiably cautious at the time, quality control was a cornerstone of...

Jazz Jackrabbit: Holiday Hare

The holidays are a special time, a season for family, warm fires, and (as we explored last week) lemmings. However, lemmings are not the only small, fuzzy animal to be featured in a holiday video game. Far from from it! The jackrabbit is also a member of that elite...

The Story of Tetris | Gaming Historian

The Odd Release History of Metal Gear

Nintendo entered the home console market amidst the Video Game Crash of 1983. Two years later, they found themselves dominating the market with their Nintendo Entertainment System. Feeling justifiably cautious at the time, quality control was a cornerstone of...

Jazz Jackrabbit: Holiday Hare

The holidays are a special time, a season for family, warm fires, and (as we explored last week) lemmings. However, lemmings are not the only small, fuzzy animal to be featured in a holiday video game. Far from from it! The jackrabbit is also a member of that elite...

Christmas Lemmings!

It’s the holiday season and I haven’t written about a Commodore game in a bit, so let’s mash the two things together, shall we? When you think of beloved holiday traditions, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Directing a herd of lemmings to safety through a...

RIP Joel West

Bezerk Champion, Star of Chasing Ghosts, and a dear friend of mine passed away today.   I will miss his kindness and love for the gaming industry.  He was a huge help in the Walter Day Trading card project as well as helping sell merchandise for charity and other...

An Overview of Special-Colored Game Cartridges

Video game cartridges have a long and interesting history. It’s hard to say how long that history will ultimately be, given that Nintendo will likely make cartridges for the Switch over the next several years. Today, I would like to examine one of my favorite aspects...

The Last Official Release: CD-i – Solar Crusade (1999)

Here we are, back again, for The Last Official Release. Welcome. Within these words, we delve into the world of the last official games released for your favourite consoles. I’ve long since run through the major players from the 5th generation and downwards, so as the...