Shenmue I & II Re-Releasing Later This Year

In what has been a good few weeks for remasters and re-releases, it’s been announced that the original Shenmue along with its sequel is to be re-released together later this year. This makes loads of sense since the much anticipated, Kickstarter-driven Shenmue III is...

Stern Pinball Arcade: Close to the Real Thing

I am a person that loves video games, hands down.  In case you didn't know that. But my all time dream and love is to own my own pinball machine.  Problem is, they are big and expensive.  And there really isn't an alternative to having one.... or is there? Farsight...

Tax Avoiders for the Atari 2600

Happy Tax Day everyone! Did you get your refund yet? I did. Ten big ones. Ten United States dollars, deposited directly into my bank account by Uncle Sam himself. And what better to spend my newfound wealth on than the game inspired by the IRS, conceived by a licensed...

The Best Superman Video Games

Sadly we seem to have reached a point at which we can say the modern version of Superhero cinema is underwhelming. It’s a bit of a bummer for comic lovers everywhere. Even if some of the DC/Warner Bros. films have actually been quite true to the comics, the...

The Pac-Man Card Game

When I was in college and Magic: The Gathering was the new hotness, I tried my hand at creating a Pac-Man card game. Bear in mind, this was before the World Wide Web was littered with print on demand operations and making a card game meant going to a print shop,...

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Leaked on Amazon

While it’s been theorised since February that a remaster of the much-loved Insomniac Games trilogy would be hitting shelves later this year, our suspicions finally seem to have been confirmed thanks to a few Amazon leaks today. While Activision is still staying Mum on...

New Dreamcast Game in Development – Reaperi Cycle

In a testament that it is truly the best console ever made, news has come out that the long-discontinued Sega Dreamcast is receiving yet another game. While it had a very short shelf life of only two years up until 2001, the homebrew scene has been flourishing ever...

Keep Calm and Insert Coin: Ready Player One

THIS IS A SPOILER FREE REVIEW!   This is a special edition of KCAIC as I am presenting to you a movie review for a film that was released this weekend.  Why?  Well, the thing is....  It has to do with... Oh just read the review and you'll understand. 🙂 I love movies...

Video Game Tradng Card Spotlight – Matt Miller

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Matt Miller, who is displayed on card number 44, from the Superstars of 2011.   Matt is also on Cards 1252 and 1646.  Matt is an old school as well as modern gamer.   He holds 56 Twin Galaxies world records and is the proudest...

OSG Profile: Steve Wiebe

This piece originally appeared in the Video Game Collector Magazine but has been updated and added to with more current information. Q: What were you into when you were growing up? SW: I was really into drawing. I was always drawing as a kid. I’d make my own baseball...

The Last Official Release: NES – The Lion King

Welcome back to The Last Official Release; a series of posts where I explore the last games to be officially released on a variety of different consoles, focusing on a different one each article. Previous entries have included the Atari 2600 and the Nintendo Game Boy....

The Magic of Mode 7

With the two-year head start that upstart rival SEGA had on Nintendo with the release of their 16-bit console, the Genesis, Nintendo needed something that would help them even the score when they released the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Sure, they had more...