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Contra vs. Paul Tesi – By Steve DeLuca

Coins Detected in Pocket Welcome to another installment of a column dedicated exclusively to Old School Gamers and Old School Games from the Golden Age of gaming. These gamers, back in the day, had to physically use a coin or token to start a video game. The earning...

Old Casino Games still reign supreme despite advent of new technology

Despite the advent and proliferation of new technology, particularly mobile technology, classic casino games continue to stand the test of time, enchanting and enticing millions of US players every year to try their hand at some of the nation’s favorite pastimes....

The Cabinet of Curiosities: Goodness Gracious

We were somewhere in the Louisiana backwoods. I had been driving for hours, powered by a mixture of Five Hour Energy, coffee, and the Trainspotting soundtrack. A light fog hovered above the asphalt. At least, I think it was a fog. There was a non-zero chance that it...

Five Unusual Arcade Games

Arcade games are still a staple part of the gaming world. For every gamer enjoying surround sound and immense visuals in their gaming den, there is someone else at a hipster arcade gaming bar sipping a beer that was brewed by Monks who are always doing handstands....

Why they’re rare: Tetris for the Sega Mega Drive

Rare games often have their fair share of urban legends. The rarer the game, the most far-fetched the story. One of those game is assuredly Tetris but a specific version of it. Namely, the one released in extremely limited quantities for the SEGA Genesis or the Mega...

Tag Team Wrestling

For my money, artists such as Mikhail Baryshnikov and Bob Fosse don’t hold a candle to men like Ric “Nature Boy” Flair or Kerry Von Erich. Nor can Pavarotti or Maria Callas match the passion and drama of performers like Gorgeous George or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson....

Why they’re rare: Atlantis II

This is a tricky one as only a handful—not even—were ever made for a contest and they look exactly the same as the original. Let’s go back in time for a bit. The year is 1982, Imagic just released Atlantis for the Atari 2600 and other systems including the...