Category Archives: Nostalgia and Retro
This Day In Gaming History – Metal Gear is Born – July 7, 1987

A red exclamation point flashes above my head, the timer starts ticking down as I run for cover, there are…

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…

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…

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…

This Day in Gaming History, May 5: “Wolfenstein 3D” is released

By Marshall Garvey   Ah, the first-person shooter (or FPS for short). What would our video game lives be without…

This Day In Gaming History: April 28th 1980. Game and Watch debut

  By Jake Rushing Exactly 35 years ago on this day, Game and Watch debuted onto retail shelves with it’s…

Retro Review: “FINAL FIGHT: STREETWISE” (2006, CAPCOM, PS2)

By Michael Mygind Released in 2006 by Capcom for the Xbox and PS2, Final Fight: Streetwise aimed to bank off…

Retro Review: “Windjammers” (1994, Data East, Neo Geo MVS)

By Michael Mygind Windjammers (or Flying Power Disk in Japan), published by Data East in 1994 for the NEO GEO…

Foreign Favorites: Volume 2

By Michael Mygind This is another look at some games that we never saw a release for on our side…

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