Blaster Master Zero 3 Impressions

Blaster Master Zero 3 Impressions

Blaster Master Zero 3 has officially been released today to digital game e-shops, and I'm already eagerly tearing into my copy on the Nintendo Switch. Since it first launched on the Nintendo Entertainment System, I've been a big fan of the Blaster Master franchise and...

NEO GEO MVSX Impressions

NEO GEO MVSX Impressions

This weekend at Classic Game Fest, I had the chance to check out the NEO GEO MVSX at the UNICO booth. The MVSX is an officially licensed NEO GEO arcade cabinet from UNICO that features 50 classic SNK NEO GEO games that once graced the arcades or, for those who had the...

Five Underrated NES Sports Games

Five Underrated NES Sports Games

The dog days of Summer are here. Turn the air conditioner on with us and play some under-appreciated NES Sports games with us. While the console has plenty of masterful sports titles, there are even more out there you may have missed. Check out these five forgotten...

Fuzzy Logic Escape Room

Fuzzy Logic Escape Room

"Through creative and whimsical game design and execution, Fuzzy Logic Escape Room strives to create memorable experiences for all players. Our games allow everyone to enjoy escape rooms, regardless of age, ability, experience or background, and break through the...

Windjammers on iiRcade Review

Windjammers on iiRcade Review

Pump up the jam! Windjammers / Flying Power Disc was an absolute fun fest when it originally came out for the NEO-GEO MVS in the arcade, and now it's available to play on the iiRcade! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kskSPiIaw4&list=TLGGvTrizyZxnJAyMTA3MjAyMQ...

When A Boy Met A Hedgehog.

When A Boy Met A Hedgehog.

Looking back on over 30 years of Sonic the Hedgehog is quite a story.  You start with this new mascot from a company that wanted to take down their rival who just revitalized the home video game industry in North America and show that they too a force to be reckoned...

Maniac Square on iiRcade Review

Maniac Square on iiRcade Review

Starting about 15 years or so since I've had arcade games in my home and really dove into retro gaming, I found out my wife loves Tetris and games that are similar to the classic arcade, NES or other forms of the game.  She used to play it in our home when I had the...

R-Type on iiRcade Quick Review

R-Type on iiRcade Quick Review

Now this is the reason to have a iiRcade unit in your home.  This is one of dozens of arcade games I'm excited about seeing come to the platform and as of earlier this summer it appeared.  The developer Irem and Publisher Nintendo released this to arcades in 1987 and...

Double Dragon Trilogy iiRcade Review

Double Dragon Trilogy iiRcade Review

When Technos released Double Dragon in arcades in 1987, it marked the next evolution of the side-scrolling beat'em up genre. It quickly became a popular game and would spawn two sequels. The innovations in the series also inspired other companies to try to create...

Astroids Replicade – by Michael Mertes

Astroids Replicade – by Michael Mertes

The Asteroids Replicade cabinet will feel like a step back to those that have invested and played previous Replicade cabinets in the lineup. From an emulation perspective, Asteroids lacks the full speed frame pre­sentation of the arcade original. Perhaps it's because...

Glen’s Retro Show – by Brad Feingold

Glen’s Retro Show – by Brad Feingold

Glen Planamento is the chief cook and bottle washer at Glen’s Retro Show, which really means he is the Concept Designer, Product Test Engineer and the Retail Guru at GRS, where he believes that every game, no matter if it’s an original arcade machine, an Arcade1Up, a...