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Sealed Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells for over $US100K

If you had a windfall of cash – let’s say, in the hundreds of thousands, what would you purchase? A home? A Mercedes? Or a copy of Super Mario Bros.? I know it’s a hard decision. Think carefully now. No matter what your spending preferences, a tremendous amount of...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – William ‘SnowFlake’ Rosa

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features William 'SnowFlake' Rosa, who is displayed on card number 2468, from the Superstars of 2016 Collection.  On February 2nd, 2019, Bill broke a new world record on “Tapper” Arcade, pending verification.  Streaming live on Twitch,...

Shareware: Influential Origins of Shareware in Gaming – By Robert Seale

If you were playing PC games, or even just using PC software in general, at any point throughout the 90s, you almost certainly saw or heard the term “shareware”. Not quite a demo, not quite freeware, shareware was a revolution in software distribution. It was crucial...

Double Dare!

If you were not fortunate enough to grow up in the 80s and 90s, you missed out on the golden age of Nickelodeon. Shows like You Can’t Do That On Television, Legends of the Hidden Temple, Hey Dude, Doug, Ren & Stimpy, Hey Arnold, and Are You Afraid of the Dark are...

7 old-school video games no one played

While all of us love our games and gaming, there are often times when a particular game, after its release is highly underrated even though they are brilliant on every other front. The answer about why it is so, is entirely unknown. It might be that the games, despite...

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

I make no secret of my love for all things Disney. If you’ve read my pieces with any regularity, you know I’ve written about a fair number of Disney based games, ranging from titles for the Nintendo Game & Watch to NES classics built around the Disney Afternoon...

Nintendo 64 Chronicles [9] Dark Rift & Starfox 64

#17 : Dark Rift Yet another fighting game joins the ranks on the Nintendo 64, but we still don't have our first native fighting game, with all the released ones being re-released titles. Dark Rift comes from a cancelled fighting game that was intended for the Sega...

Kool-Aid Man for the Atari 2600

Once upon a time, though you may not believe it, sugary, marshmallow filled breakfast cereals used to come with a toy hidden inside them. So did Cracker Jack, before they replaced it with a crumby sticker. In those way back times you could get all sorts of treasures...

Game and Market Watch – By Dan Loosen

Most people’s game collections don’t consist simply of games. You may have read that sentence and thought that is obvious, those col- lections include things like consoles and controllers too, but that’s also not what I was to. Instead, I’m referring to the trinkets,...

Pop Culture – The Movie Favs

WE ASKED WHAT YOUR FAVORITE DOCUMENTARY AND VIDEO GAME FRANCHISE TYPE FILMS ARE... DOCUMENTARIES, LONG FORM Atari Game Over The King of Kong Video Games: The Movie Bits of Yesterday Chasing Ghosts Indie Game: The Movie The Power of Glove From Bedrooms to Billions:The...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Geoffrey Lin

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Geoffrey Lin, who currently is displayed on card number 16, from the Superstars of 2011 Collection.  Geoffrey Lin is a full time college student. Geoffrey offers his insight on various games and systems. He holds many world...