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5 Goofy Video Game Weapons, Part 2

Weapons are a vital inclusion for many combat-centric games. Some allow you to duke it out with guns, axes and special powers. Although, not all titles stick with a...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Breakout

The game you have probably already played but had no idea you have done so, Breakout is an arcade classic from Atari that has as storied a development history as any...

Silver Surfer (NES) – Think You Can Beat It?

What do you get when you cross a fairly iconic Marvel superhero with a game that is not only NES hard but is one of the most difficult games on the system? You get...

Bust-a-Move 2: Arcade Edition (PlayStation) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

We’ve all been fooled by a game that looked pretty childish or silly at first glance, only to discover that we were wrong in so many ways. Released in arcades in 1995...

Top 10 Underrated Nintendo DS Games

The king of portable hardware, Nintendo’s systems are always backed up by strong third-party support and this results in stellar libraries of games that rival or even...

PlayStation Mini – Full Games List Announced!

In September, PlayStation announced the PlayStation Classic – a mini PS1 console pre-loaded with 20 titles from Sony’s era-defining PS1 console....

5 Things You Didn’t Know About: Crash Bandicoot

The mascot-heavy 1990s was an interesting time in video gaming culture. Between Mario and Sonic there were a ton of also-rans but one bandicoot happened to make a name...

Virtua Cop – CO-OP Classics

One of the defining genres of the arcade, the light gun shooter was also a quintessential part of the Nintendo Famicom experience in the form of Duck Hunt and other...

5 Goofy Video Game Weapons

Weapons are pretty important in video games. While most games let you fight battles with guns, blades and magic – which is a lot more fun than fixing your problems...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Karate Champ

Easily one of the fastest growing segments of the video game industry, eSports is currently dominated by two genres: First-person shooters and fighting games. Ask anyone...

Wolfenstein 3D: The Lost Episodes – You Didn’t Buy It?

Before DOOM shook up the gaming world in 1993, id Software stunned players with its World War II-shooter Wolfenstein 3D. For the time, this was a technological...

A Brief History Of: The Nokia N-GAGE

Though today the company name is often used as a synonym for extremely durable phones, Nokia also dominated large swaths of the consumer mobile phone market back during...

Rayman (PS1) – Think You Can Beat It?

It’s hard to overestimate just how influential mascot games were in the 1990s, especially those based around a platforming concept. Rayman for the PlayStation may have...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About PlayStation

Released in 1994 in Japan and then later across the world, Sony probably didn’t know the heights to which their then-nascent PlayStation brand would rise but they knew...

The Top 10 Underrated Game Boy Games

One of the most popular systems ever released, handheld or otherwise, the original Game Boy from Gunpei Yokoi changed the way gamers viewed on-the-go gaming forever. In...

Twisted Metal 4 (PlayStation) – You Didn’t Buy It?

There were plenty of big-name game franchises in the nineties, and one of them was SingleTrac’s Twisted Metal. Essentially, it was like a deathmatch in cars –...

River City Random (NES) – CO-OP Classics

The classic Kunio-kun series of games, known as River City Ransom when it made its way outside of Japan, is one of the longest running and most storied franchises back...

A Brief History of: SEGA

While it may be the company known for Sonic the Hedgehog now, the arcade titan that was Sega got its start in video games long before it even dreamed of blue...