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PaRappa The Rapper

It’s very strange to think that PaRappa the Rapper is now an old school game, but 23 years have passed since it was released in Japan and 22 since it debuted in the rest of the world. The game was the brainchild of Japanese musician Masaya Matsuura, who had enjoyed...

Ten More Games Announced for the Genesis Mini

Sega has been touting their new miniaturised Genesis for a while now, and while there’s a lot of excitement around the fact that they’re the ones actually manufacturing it (unlike a third party such as AtGames) the final games list is ultimately what everyone cares...

Golden Era Competitive Gamer Joel West Passes – By Walter Day

On November 28, 2018, the legendary video game champion, Joel David West, passed into eternity. Though many of his friends knew he was wrestling with health problems aggravated by diabetes, everyone was surprised and stunned when he passed away. It seems that in...

PaRappa The Rapper

It’s very strange to think that PaRappa the Rapper is now an old school game, but 23 years have passed since it was released in Japan and 22 since it debuted in the rest of the world. The game was the brainchild of Japanese musician Masaya Matsuura, who had enjoyed...

Ten More Games Announced for the Genesis Mini

Sega has been touting their new miniaturised Genesis for a while now, and while there’s a lot of excitement around the fact that they’re the ones actually manufacturing it (unlike a third party such as AtGames) the final games list is ultimately what everyone cares...

The Ren & Stimpy Show Presents: Stimpy’s Invention

August 11, 1991 It’s a date that should be etched in the annals of time. It’s like July 20, 1969 (the date of the first moon landing), but much more important. It’s the day that The Ren & Stimpy Show first debuted on television. There aren’t enough superlatives to...

Flip Grip: Bullet Heaven – By Rob Faraldi

Shmups (short for “shoot ‘em ups”) were a mainstream genre decades ago, but have since become a persistent niche. Some of the more popular and notable shmups include Radiant Silvergun, Ikaruga, M.U.S.H.A., and Raiden. Certain classic consoles including TurboGrafx-16,...

Mortal Kombat: Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme

You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That's the signpost up ahead - your next stop, the Twilight Zone! Picture if you will a video game...

ToeJam and Earl

Last month, the world was gifted with ToeJam and Earl: Back In the Groove. The game was funded by a $500,000 Kickstarter campaign with help from Adult Swim, and comes out roughly 28 years after the first game in the franchise was released. To celebrate the release of...