Monthly Archives: November 2013

Retro Sales Roundup (updated)

Since there are a lot of games going on sale for a limited time we figured it was time to round up the retro ones for our readers.  Here is a list of those games that are retro across different

Today in History: November 25th, 1989- Mystic Defender Released on Sega Genesis

When Sega released the Genesis system in the late 80’s, they had to come out of the gates swinging with everything they had. One method they used was their arcade ports, some of which hit the competitor’s NES system but

New Game: Nighttime Bastards on NES to See Limited Release

New titles for old game consoles that are defunct and no longer commercially viable seems to be a fad that is quickly infecting the NES world. For years, gamers watched as the Atari 2600 received a ton of love, now

Today in History: November 22nd, 2012- Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Slashed Onto the 3DS Virtual Console

Thought of as a sort of black sheep in the Zelda series, though a good one, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is definitely worth a playthrough even today. Nintendo knows how to market, that has been proven time and

F-Zero X Climax, Fan Port of Japanese Exclusive GBA Tracks Ported to Nintendo 64

F-Zero fans love this series for a reason, it is fun and different versus other racing games out there. Thanks to the hard work of Philippe Brodier, fan hacker, gamers can now enjoy the tracks from the Japanese exclusive Game

Today in History: November 19th, 2006: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Arrives on the Nintendo Wii

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess marks the first time that a Zelda game launched with a Nintendo console. This is also the thirteenth game in the series to be released. Another first, this is the first Zelda game to

Today in History: November 19th, 2006- The Legend of Zelda Arrives on Nintendo Wii Virtual Console

Anyone that is a classic Nintendo gamer, was a gamer during the late 80’s or a retro gamer at heart, will know the impact The Legend of Zelda represents in gaming. This was a pivotal game for Nintendo in the

Interview: Anna Tyrie, Tomb Raider Fan Film and More Actress

We are big Tomb Raider fans here at Retro Gaming Magazine, and why not?  What other lady in gaming has kicked so much butt and done so much cool stuff?  Certainly not Princess Peach/Toadstool, all she could do is get

Today in History: November 17th, 2003- The Legend of Zelda: Collector's Edition Gamecube is Released

Other companies should take note, this is how you build up popularity and demand for a new game in a series. The Legend of Zelda: Collector’s Edition featured The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, Ocarina of

Today in History: November 17th, 1989- Forgotten Worlds Comes Home to Genesis

Believe it or not, back in the day arcades were a big thing. For years, it was generally held that if you wanted that arcade experienece at home you got a NES. That was till Sega released the Sega Genesis