Tag "retro"

Did Nintendo file a Game Boy Classic patent?

Retro consoles became a cash cow for Nintendo. The Big N released the wildly successful SNES Classic and NES Classic. Most people expect a Nintendo 64 Classic to appear soon

Top 5 reasons the SNES Classic is worth purchasing

Time to get excited. Nintendo’s Super Nintendo Classic Edition (or SNES Classic) is set to release on September 29th, and eager purchasers will be waiting at stores to get their

Reggie Fils-Aimé tells public not to pay scalpers for SNES Classic

Trusting Nintendo can be difficult at times. While the House of Mario has brought gamers countless hours of joy with its entertainment products, it also disappoints its followers. When the

Is the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console ever coming?

Five months has passed since the Nintendo Switch officially launched, and the traditional Virtual Console still is non-existent. Oh sure, there are plans to bring “select” classic games to Nintendo

Watch Tekken 1, 2, and 3 retold with 8-bit sprites

The seventh installment of the Tekken series releases next month. Bandai Namco Entertainment has posted a new video series that takes a look back at the various events of the Tekken

The NES Classic Edition has officially been discontinued

Nintendo has confirmed that the NES Classic Edition production has stopped. So, why is this sad news? The demand for the NES Classic has always been there. However, the problem is

Atari 2600’s flawed Ms. Pac-Man, Pac-Man ports

Attendees at the Southern California Retro Gaming Expo, held inside the Ontario Convention Center over the past weekend, were able to play Ms. Pac Man as well as many other

PDP adds Link to the Pixel Pals line

At Pepcom, an event held the night before CES, PDP revealed the next character that will be coming to the Pixel Pals line with the Hero of Hyrule, Link! Since

Mario and Mega Man Pixel Pals get the variant treatment (review)

  It was at the Gamestop Expo last September that I was first introduced to PDP’s newest entry into the collectible market with Pixel Pals. In all honesty, the concept of

Missed out on the NES Classic Edition? Just wait a bit longer as more are coming

On Friday, Nintendo released the NES Classic Edition into the market. It was sold out almost instantly in stores and online. You would figure many people were at home enjoying

Japan will see its own Nintendo Classic system with 30 built-in games

Earlier this year, Nintendo unveiled the NES Classic Edition, a miniature system that will feature 30 different games that were released back on the Nintendo Entertainment System including games like Mega

Slain: Back from Hell review – Retro platforming with a Metal twist

Have you ever once thought to yourself: “Wow, games these days are just too darn easy!” If so, you have three different options: 1. Play the Souls games. 2. Play

The NES Classic Edition looks tiny compared to original

One of the most anticipated releases this holiday season is the Nintendo NES Classic Edition, which features 30 classic Nintendo games built-in, ranging from Contra to The Legend of Zelda.

RetroUSB’s NES console, The AVS

For those of you who were dissapointed by Nintendo’s NES Mini being preloaded with only a select number of games, incompatible with actual carts and stuck with a proprietary controller,

Sega 3D Classics Collection (Nintendo 3DS review)

The 16-bit era is easily one of my favorite times in gaming. Growing up I owned a Super Nintendo, but I always had a chance to play a few Sega Genesis

Ink Whiskey releases NES cartridge with a twist

Every so often there are things that are so simple but unique that it catches your attention. This is one of those items. Created by the team over at Ink

8 Bit Evolution revitalizes retro gaming

I, like many, grew up with the 8-bit Nintendo system. I upgraded to the 16-bit generation with the Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis. Even with the new consoles out

The hunt for the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Legacy Dragon Dagger (available now)

If you go to the Toys “R” Us website right now and search for the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Legacy Dragon Dagger, you will see a pre-order link with a

Final Fantasy XIII series 16-bit recap

I can’t say that I am the biggest fan of the Final Fantasy XIII saga, but Lightning Returns is looking to be a great game, judging from the demo. With

Get to playing or you’re fired! – Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-bit Land Review

Mordecai and Rigby hate work and love video games, so it’s only fair that they finally get to be in one. As usual, Benson gives the duo a job to

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