Retro Games

The ultimate destination for retro game fans. Some retro game coverage includes ports on modern game systems, which may include new modes, updated graphics, additional levels and sometimes a complete overhaul of the gameplay system.

How F-Zero Introduced Mode 7 and Psuedo 3D Gaming
Games that have a purpose of pushing technology are always in a precarious position. On one hand, if the game succeeds, then it stands a chance of being a trendsetter in the advancements it introduces to the industry as a whole. On the other hand, if it failed, it stands a chance of ruining the tech…
The Genesis of 1990s Console Wars
Across history, there is arguably nothing that builds a great product like competition to be the best. This is especially true of the video game industry, where companies like Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and others have battled it out across decades to decide who gets to control the living room...
A Trip Through the Trippy Depths of Ecco the Dolphin
There have been a lot of weird games in video game history. The 1990s in particular during the heights of the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis were a Wild West of odd and over-the-type titles like your Earthworm Jims, Clayfighters and Boogermans. Did folks know they wanted a game where you play as a …
Arkanoid’s Break Away From Breakout Was What Arcades Needed
Arkanoid was more than just a clone. It brought its own world of inspiration to the table and invited arcade goers and consoles around the world into a whole new era of Pong-based single-player action. Today, we celebrate the release of the original Arkanoid arcade machines back in 1986.

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