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Netent Classics – As classic as it gets!

Modern day casino enthusiasts are extremely fond of video slots that come equipped with unique soundtracks, 3D graphics and advanced features that make them a lot of fun to play. However, there are still a good number of seasoned casino players who prefer the games...

Memories Past By Kyle Snyder

Last holiday season, my fiancée, Seleen, and I took the day off from our jobs to finish up our Christmas shopping. We started early in the morning and finished late in the afternoon. At one point, our travels found us about 50 miles from home in a shopping mall I used...

Friday the 13th By Kyle Snyder

In the mid-to-late 1980’s, at a time when the Nintendo Entertainment System had taken its place as most beloved home video game system, odd and unnecessary licenses began sprouting up all over the video game landscape. Manufacturers thought that by tacking a popular...
Five Great Disney Games You May Have Missed

Five Great Disney Games You May Have Missed

The 16-bit versions of Aladdin and Lion King have gotten a ton of love from fans as of late, but here are five other Disney games you’ll fall in love with if you give them a chance. Mickey’s Speedway USA: This 2000 racer for the Nintendo 64 sporting solid visuals and...

Games That Haunt Me: Metroid Fusion

Games That Haunt Me: Metroid Fusion

Metroid Fusion is a great game.  It's fantastic and a staple for the GBA.  Every time I talk to someone about Fusion they have nothing but good things to say about it.  So why is it a game that haunts me?  Well I'll tell you why, it's because, like Mega Man 8, I've...

Cleaning Your Cartridges By Lee K. Seitz

Cleaning Your Cartridges By Lee K. Seitz

Finally, after months of searching, you find a new and sought after cartridge for your collection. You take it home, plug it in your system, and. . .nothing! The game appears to be dead. Maybe it's just dusty. You take it out, blow on it, and try again. Still nothing....

5 Retro Games You Can Still Play Today

5 Retro Games You Can Still Play Today

Games have evolved beyond recognition, with impressive animations and cinematography. However, there are still some amazing retro games that have more than stood the test of time. Indeed, they have blazed the way for the industry and are still some of the most loved....

The Last Don: An Interview with Don Thomas

The Last Don: An Interview with Don Thomas

Classic Gamer Magazine: The birth of video games began with a couple of kids standing around in a soda place playing Pong. What would you say was the defining moment in history that transformed video games from being a casual, almost obscure, pastime to one that has...

Games From the Trenches

Games From the Trenches

When George Lucas unleashed Star Wars into theatres in 1977, he created more than a great film. He forever changed how Hollywood would design and market movies, particularly on the merchandising front. After an avalanche of Star Wars action figures, T-shirts, plastic...

Online Gaming: A Brief History

Online Gaming: A Brief History

The history of online gaming is very long and storied, and we could take it all the way back to packet-based LAN games on the earliest versions of personal computers. And while there’s something to be said about how local network games came before online games, we...

Howard’s Revenge By Darrin Powell

Howard’s Revenge By Darrin Powell

In 1982, a daring archaeologist named Indiana Jones was thrilling movie audiences across the country as he battled poisonous snakes, runaway boulders, and ruthless Nazis in a fast-paced adventure film called "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Meanwhile, at the offices of the...

Classic Gaming: Video Shelf

Classic Gaming: Video Shelf

"Joysticks" Review by Kyle Snyder One of the things the 80s was infamous for was the glut of teen sex comedies across the movie screens of America. This trend began in 1978 with "Animal House," and continued with films such as 1981's "Porky's" and 1984's "Revenge of...

What Nintendo SHOULD Do Next: A Suggestion.

What Nintendo SHOULD Do Next: A Suggestion.

I can hear you already, "Oh great another opinion piece from Ben.  Nothing we haven't heard before!"  Well if you would put your torches and pitchforks down for a hot second I think I'm on to something here.  Now in the past I've written how Nintendo has been knocking...

The Console Warped

The Console Warped

Towards the end of HBO's gripping miniseries Chernobyl two of the main characters, Soviet chemist Valery Legasov and nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk, testify at the trial of three men believed to be responsible. The miniseries is about the 1986 nuclear disaster of the...

NBA Jam (The book review)

NBA Jam (The book review)

Like many others in 1993, I spent a lot of money at the arcade, dropping token after token into NBA Jam. I was ten years old at the time, and our state basketball team, the Chicago Bulls were tearing through the NBA for championship gold for the third year in a row....