Category: Retro Gaming News

Super Empire Strikes Back (SNES) – Think You Can Beat It?

The classic George Lucas trilogy of science fiction space opera got a Super Nintendo treatment that still stands out for how good the games were and how closely they...

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PlayStation Classic (a PS1 Mini Console) by Sony!

A big announcement dropped overnight - something very few (if anyone!) saw coming. The PlayStation Classic (yes, a PS1 Mini!) console was announced by Sony

Arcade Hall of Fame: X-Men Arcade

Konami was the king of the arcade beat ‘em ups in the 1990s. A genre ostensibly popularized by Capcom’s Final Fight, Konami took it to new heights with such classics...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ryu (Street Fighter)

Considered by many to be the hero of Capcom’s Street Fighter series of fighting games, do we really know that much about lone wolf Japanese fighter Ryu? After all,...

Future Cop LAPD (PS1) – CO-OP Classics

Third-person shooters have never been as big as their sibling, first-person shooters, but they nonetheless have posted up some impressive results in terms of gameplay,...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Burger Time

Developed and published by Data East in 1982, Burger Time is an arcade game unlike any other you’ve probably played. Combining elements of a platforming game with a...

A Brief History Of: Nintendo

One of the world’s most valuable brands and one of the most iconic companies of all time, Nintendo has carved out a special place in the hearts of millions of gamers...

Donkey Kong Arcade – Think you can beat it?

In many respects the game that built the House of Nintendo, the original Donkey Kong arcade game is a classic for the ages – and rightly so. Featuring some of the...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Donkey Kong

Originally Nintendo’s mascot before being displaced by the red-suited plumber we know and love as Mario, Donkey Kong is still an iconic character in his own right and...

CO-OP Classics – Venom/Spider-man: Separation Anxiety

There are few rivalries as storied and compelling as that between Spider-Man and his nemesis, the symbiote-powered Venom. So you might be curious as to why these two...

The Top 10 Underrated NES Games

The NES has a vast library but you’re probably not familiar with everything the system has to offer. We’re all familiar with the Mario titles and the games from...

SNK NEOGEO Mini International Edition Packaging ‘Leaked’

An official announcement today "leaked" the packaging for the International version of the SNK NEOGEO Mini - quoting: "NEOGEO mini international version package, the...

SNK NEO·GEO Mini Arcade/Console (International Edition)

The NEO·GEO Mini is specially designed for the 40th anniversary of the SNK brand. It is designed on the original arcade cabinet and packed with 40 built-in original...

Atari ‘Retro’ Range Release Date Confirmed

Atari 2600 Returns as New Compact Handheld and Innovative Plug and Play TV Joystick with 50 Classic Atari® Games Built-In...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Dig-Dug (Namco)

1982’s Dig Dug from Namco is an arcade classic fondly recalled by many denizens of the early arcades and probably known to modern gamers for their appearances in...

A Brief History of: SEGA Dreamcast

Following the abject failure of the Saturn, the once-contender for the throne of the video games industry had a lot of soul searching to do – or, in this case,...

Metal Gear Solid (PS1) – Think You Can Beat It?

The 1998 stealth-action title Metal Gear Solid for the Sony PlayStation helped set new standards in both storytelling and gameplay within games of its ilk and the title...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About: Luigi (Super Mario Bros.)

Starting out life as nothing more than a palette swap of his brother Mario, Luigi has since gone on to star in his own games and make a name for himself outside of his...