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PaRappa The Rapper

It’s very strange to think that PaRappa the Rapper is now an old school game, but 23 years have passed since it was released in Japan and 22 since it debuted in the rest of the world. The game was the brainchild of Japanese musician Masaya Matsuura, who had enjoyed...

Ten More Games Announced for the Genesis Mini

Sega has been touting their new miniaturised Genesis for a while now, and while there’s a lot of excitement around the fact that they’re the ones actually manufacturing it (unlike a third party such as AtGames) the final games list is ultimately what everyone cares...

Golden Era Competitive Gamer Joel West Passes – By Walter Day

On November 28, 2018, the legendary video game champion, Joel David West, passed into eternity. Though many of his friends knew he was wrestling with health problems aggravated by diabetes, everyone was surprised and stunned when he passed away. It seems that in...

Driver and Driver 2 – By Conor McBrien

W hile most classic driving games would make players participate in races, stunts, or demolition derbies, Driver has players do things like helping crooks flee the scene of a bank robbery or delivering a stolen car to a chop shop. In Driver and Driver 2, you play as...

Duck Hunt

I am not a hunter. As a general rule, I don’t enjoy guns (with the exception of water guns and Nerf guns). So, it’s a bit odd to think just how MUCH I loved the game Duck Hunt. It could be that it’s one of the first games that I ever played on the Nintendo. Getting an...

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

It’s been called the worst video game of all time. Some people even credit it with causing the 1983 video game crash that nearly ruined the industry. A common legend surrounding the game is that it was so bad that Atari buried all of the unsold copies under a layer of...

The Sims – By Todd Friedman

You can’t talk about the history of simulation games without mentioning The Sims. The name itself is short for simulation. The Sims series is widely considered on the top of the list of franchise games. The Sims series has sold over 200 million copies worldwide and...