Whatever Happened to Skill? By Terrell Gibbs

Lost Arcade Classic: Blue Shark

There’s something that I’ve been in the dark about for over 20 years now: An obscure, dinky little toy that I was fascinated with but never actually got to see. At least I think it was a toy. Honestly, I don’t know what the hell it was. Its name? The “Smoking Pet.”...
Deep Thaw: Megaforce…A Mega Farce!

Deep Thaw: Megaforce…A Mega Farce!

It was 1982 and my good friend Roxy and I went off to see the most highly anticipated film of the week: Megaforce. We were especially interested because that great new show Entertainment Tonight had just shown an “in depth” piece on how the US Army actually went out...
Coleco Visions: Rocky

Coleco Visions: Rocky

“I pity da fool who don’t own this game!” In writing this review, I knew that line would have to come into play. I felt it best to get it out of the way early on. Rocky Super Action Boxing was definitely a showcase game, demonstrating the power of the ColecoVision. At...