Category: Retro Gaming News

Top 10 Underrated Retro Racing Games

Easily among the oldest genres of video games out there, racing games are compelling because they are both immediately understandable and accessible. Sure, some titles...

Quake III Arena – Think You Can Beat It?

The Quake series always had a bit of an identity crisis. Id Software bickered like children on whether the first game should be a fantasy game or a sci-fi shooter,...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About: Princess Peach

You might know her as Princess Toadstool, but she likes to be called Peach today. And that’s the subject of today’s article: The mysterious life of Princess Peach....

Worms (PC & More) – CO-OP Classics

When you think of competitive games, you probably don’t conjure up images of turn-based games to start out. But you would be remiss in overlooking one awesome title...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Galaxian

The early era of video games is often dominated by simple concepts that take advantage of the technology available but also try to form an addictive but rewarding...

A Brief History of: SNK

The video game console landscape is often dominated by dichotomies of one set or another: Nintendo versus Sega, Nintendo versus Sony, Sony versus Microsoft, or even...

10 Awesome Songs From the Splatoon Series

Nintendo’s team-based, ink-redible title Splatoon stunned the gaming market. Thematically inspired by skater-culture and hip hop music, it was a game like none...

The Top 10 Underrated Original Xbox Games

The early 2000s were literally the “best of times, the worst of times” for video gaming. Sega peaced out of the industry, but PlayStation 2 was so dominant and...

Castlevania III (NES) – Think You Can Beat It?!

One of the darkest and most macabre game series from the 8-bit days is Castlevania. Combining a gothic sensibility with platforming mechanics, the Castlevania series has...

Golden Axe (Mega Drive) – CO-OP Classics

Debuting in arcades in 1989, Golden Axe was yet another blockbuster arcade hit from SEGA that set the company on a path different from Nintendo but which would see the...

Q!Zone for Quake – You Didn’t Buy It?

Fans loved to create levels for the likes of ultra-popular games, such as DOOM & Duke Nukem 3D. Meanwhile, companies enjoyed compiling them onto discs and selling...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About: Spyro The Dragon

It’s hard to believe that 3D games have only been around for some twenty years now. That makes it one of the youngest genres in gaming. One of the best titles to come...

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...

A Brief History Of: The Atari Jaguar

Imagine being on top of the world and absolutely dominating your industry. In fact, you not only dominate that segment but it is one that you largely invented yourself....

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...