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No, It’s Not April 1st: This Re-Release Of The Commodore 64 Can Run Crysis

It seems completely incomprehensible that Commodore USA would re-release the Commodore 64, let alone price it at nearly $900, more…

DS, Editorials, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo, Retro, Video, Wii
The King Nintendo Fanboy’s Collectors Journal 2/17/2011

Many people know that I’m a big Nintendo Fanboy and that I collect Nintendo games, goods, memorabilia, and more.  If it more…

Atari, Atari Jaguar, Editorials, Features, Game Boy, Industry-News, News, Retro
Long Before the 3DS and NGP – Atari Almost Dominated the Handheld Gaming Market

Let’s take a trip back in time to the magical year of 1989 and all that it entailed; a simpler time when it was acceptable to more…

Features, Industry-News, News, PC, Retro
Bethesda Demakes Fallout 3 – As An 8-Bit Japanese RPG

If you’ve been wondering what Bethesda has been working on – it’s not Skyrim.  Instead they’ve demade Fallout 3 into an old more…

Features, Gadgets, indie, News, PC, Retro
This Desktop Arcade Cabinet is Made of Win

Every hardcore gamer would love to dwell on their nostalgia by owning their own arcade cabinet in their gaming room.  The more…

NES, News, Nintendo, Retro
Original Legend of Zelda Prototype Found

It seems that a prototype of the original The Legend of Zelda title for the Famicom Disk System has surfaced. This prototype more…

Features, NES, News, Retro, Sports, Video
The Miracle at the New Meadowlands – Recreated in Tecmo Bowl

Yesterday the Philadelphia Eagles stunned the New York Giants in an amazing comeback victory.  They won on the last play of more…

Industry-News, News, PC, Retro
GoG Launches Insane Holiday Sale – 30-50% Off Entire Catalogue!!

Those crazy GoG monks are at it again.  As if all the classic games in their catalogue weren’t cheap enough – you can now more…

Action, Features, Fighting, PSN, Retro, XBL Arcade, Xbox Live
X-Men Arcade Mutates XBLA and PSN – Come Play With RipTen

Beware Sentinels, X-Men Arcade is here If there’s one Konami arcade game from the early nineties that we want to see more…

News, PlayStation 3, PSP, Retro
SNK Brings NeoGeo Games To PSN

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, NeoGeo will be bringing classic titles to the Playstation 3 and the Playstation more…

Casual, News, Party, PlayStation 3, Retro, Wii, Xbox 360
You Don’t Know Jack is Back!!

I’ve said it before and i’ll say it again -  What’s old is now new as THQ is bringing back this classic party game franchise more…

Features, First Person Shooter, Industry-News, News, PC, Previews, Retro
Duke Nukem Reloaded Gets Website, Forums & Podcast – Beta Signups Starting Soon

What’s old is new again – and it looks as if work on Duke 3D: Next Gen has kicked into high gear.  The team behind this more…

Dreamcast, Driving, Genre, Microsoft, PlayStation 3, PSN, Retro, Reviews, SEGA, Sony, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Crazy Taxi (XBLA)

A recurring source of controversy among video game fans these days is the use of in-game advertising and product placement by more…

Features, GameCube, Microsoft, NES, Nintendo, PlayStation 2, Retro, Sony, Wii, Xbox
3:05 Fan Art: Mega Man 2′s Title Screen, Rendered in Beads

Among the many video game title screens which have appeared throughout the medium’s history, few are more iconic than Mega Man more…

Features, PC, Retro, Reviews
Ripten Retrograde: Fallout (1997)

I guess I should explain what this is. This isn’t really a traditional review of a game, because video games just advance more…