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Retro Review – In the Hunt (1995, Kokopeli/THQ, Sony PlayStation)

By Michael Mygind I’m going to start this review off with a question. Do you like Metal Slug? If you…

Retro Review: “Batman Returns” (1993, Konami, Super Nintendo)

By Michael Mygind The 16-bit era of the early to mid-nineties was a hotbed for two things: side scrolling beat-em-ups…

This Day in Gaming History: June 10th, 1992 – Street Fighter II is Released for the Super Famicom in Japan

By Michael Mygind Heralded as the definitive fighting game, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, not only set the standard…

Retro Review: “Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems” (1996, Capcom, Super Nintendo)

By Michael Mygind   When you hear the brands Marvel & Capcom used in the same sentence, you automatically insert…

The Retro VGS: What We Know So Far

From the path that ended with the Nintendo 64, comes the first new cartridge-based home console, the Retro Video Game…

This Day in Gaming History: May 11th, 1995 – The Sega Saturn Receives a Surprise Launch

By Michael Mygind Twenty years ago today on May 11th, 1995, Sega released the Sega Saturn in North America. With…

Foreign Favorites: Volume 3 – Japan Pickups Edition

By Michael Mygind This time around, I’ll be focusing on four games that I picked up while on vacation in…

Gaming in Translation (Part 3/3) – A Suitcase Full of Games

By Michael Mygind This past March, my wife and I were able to make a trip that I’ve wanted to…

Gaming in Translation (Part 2/3) – Nerd Culture in Japan

By Michael Mygind This past March, my wife and I were betting odds explained that I’ve wanted to make since…

Gaming in Translation (Part 1/3) – Impressions of Japan

By Michael Mygind This past March, my wife and I were able to make a trip that I’ve wanted to…

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