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Video Game of the Day – February 24th – Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

Video Game of the Day is a daily show available on Amazon Alexa devices and here on this website. Each day, we briefly discuss the history of a single game, randomly chosen. If you would like to listen on your daily flash briefing, you can enable Video Game of the Day...

Sonic CD: A Gem That Needs to Be Featured More.

Whenever a new Sonic collection comes out, the standard Genesis games are usually included.  You may get a few Game Gear titles thrown in there to spice things up but there is one game I feel that should be included with all of the other Genesis Sonic games, even...

Video Game of the Day – February 23rd – Final Fantasy II

Video Game of the Day is a daily show available on Amazon Alexa devices and here on this website. Each day, we briefly discuss the history of a single game, randomly chosen. If you would like to listen on your daily flash briefing, you can enable Video Game of the Day...
The Odyssey 2 Goes to War! By Earl Green

The Odyssey 2 Goes to War! By Earl Green

Just because Atari had Combat and other titles representing the warlike side of the VCS doesn’t mean that players couldn’t wage war on other systems. The Odyssey 2 didn’t have a large slew of war games at its disposal. The earliest such title,Armored Encounter! / Sub...

The Strategic Scenario By Leonard Herman

The Strategic Scenario By Leonard Herman

There are a wealth of games available that let your fingers do the walking...and your brain do most of the work! The centuries old notion of man v. machine has come to frivolous fruition with the introduction of video games. Alas, the human being seems to be the loser...

PSX Retrogames By Mark Androvich

PSX Retrogames By Mark Androvich

In case you’ve been living in a cave for the past few months, you’re probably aware that Sony released its PlayStation 2 game system in October. Unfortunately, due to manufacturing problems and delays, very few people—namely, hardcore gamers who preordered in April,...

Insert Coin By Ken Jong

Insert Coin By Ken Jong

Way back in 1999, my friend Lon and I made a “guy” trip to beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada to experience the CG Expo for the first time. Here was our Mecca! We were oooing and ahhhing over the marvelous exhibits and treasures we saw and bought there. The classic gamers,...

Ghosts’n DJs Out Today on Steam

Ghosts’n DJs Out Today on Steam

Retro-like run’n gun side-scrolling action platformer featuring deadmau5 and Dr. Kucho! Supporting Gaming Charities Madrid, Spain –February 6, 2020– Independent development studio Dr. Kucho! Games release Ghosts’n DJs on Steam today. The game will be free but...

Shooters That Deserve a Remaster

Shooters That Deserve a Remaster

Remasters are a dime-a-dozen today, but what about the forgotten classics? In this exclusive Old School Gamer list, we share a few Shooters that deserve to be brought back from the dead. Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay: Starbreeze doesn’t get the credit...

A Conversation with Nolan Bushnell, Part 2 PART 2 OF 2 – Competition Thru Amazon Alexa – By Michael Thomasson and Todd Friedman with Ryan Burger

A Conversation with Nolan Bushnell, Part 2 PART 2 OF 2 – Competition Thru Amazon Alexa – By Michael Thomasson and Todd Friedman with Ryan Burger

In issue #12, we started an interview with Nolan Bushnell that took us up to the VCS akaAtari 2600. Todd Friedman had also done a recent interview that we brought part of into this article. We pick up when competition in the home video game space kicks up with the...

Namco Museum By Kyle Snyder

Namco Museum By Kyle Snyder

I'm torn. When I recently purchased Namco Museum for the Sega Dreamcast, I sat down with a pen and paper to take notes on this classic compilation. How close did they get to the arcade games? Are there any detracting peculiarities? And then I was faced with a...