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Atari 2600 Encyclopedia: Do you know Battlezone?

Release Date: 1983 Publisher: Atari Controller: Joystick Players: 1 Genre: Shoot’em Up - 3D Alternate Title: N/A Model #: CX2681 Rarity: 3 Programmer: Michael Feinstein This is one of the more technically impressive games in the 2600 catalog. The year is 1999 and the...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Jesse Porter

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Jesse Porter, who is displayed on card number 2644, from the Superstars of 2017.  Jesse is a huge classic console fan.  Jesse holds over 300 Twin Galaxies world records, which one of them, Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi...

A Classic Tetris Community Report

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CLASSIC TETRIS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (CTWC) In 2010, three visionaries, Vince Clemente, Adam Cornelius, and Robin Mihara (NWC 1990 Finalist), crossed paths on their separate journeys to find the “Best NES Tetris Player on the Planet”. After holding...
A Great Christmas Surprise.

A Great Christmas Surprise.

Last year I talked about how my parents made a mix-up about which console I wanted for Christmas one year.  This year I want to talk about one of the most memorable Christmas mornings I have ever had in my entire life.  However, instead of video games, this one...

Fatal Fury: First Contact Review

Fatal Fury: First Contact Review

Initially released in 1999 on the Neo Geo Pocket Color, Fatal Fury: First Contact impressed anyone in North America who was lucky enough to give SNK's handheld a try. Like other handheld titles on the platform, SNK's morphed its long-established fighters from...