Activision

Activision

Prior to the creation of Activision, third party publishers did not exist. This is not just some statement thrown out to explain this publisher’s importance, it is a literal fact. Activision, formed in October 1979, was the first ever independent publisher to exist in...
Super Trash Truck

Super Trash Truck

Every month we here at Classic Console Magazine are given the awesome task of looking at some of the best new up and coming homebrew and independent releases for the Atari 2600. A large amount of games are being created by the retro gaming community. Some are of such...
Wing Commander By Josh LaFrance

Wing Commander By Josh LaFrance

For a Sci-Fi fan growing up in the early 90’s nothing was more exciting than watching Star Trek: TNG on TV or one of my VHS tapes from the Star Wars trilogy. Although I did play a few Sci-Fi genre games growing up, (Star Trek: 25th Anniversary by Interplay and Space...
Showdown-5th Generation Game Consoles

Showdown-5th Generation Game Consoles

The fifth generation of video games took place from 1993 to 2001. It was an era of transition from the 2D sprite based games of all previous generations to the 3d graphics of modern generations. The industry took a huge leap in making the transition from cartridges to...
Frenzy

Frenzy

For those who enjoyed the 1980 arcade hit Berzerk, Frenzy was very much a highly anticipated game. 1982’s Frenzy, released by Stern Electronics took the gameplay and mechanics of it’s predecessor and added to it. Although a great game in it’s own right, Frenzy failed...