Monthly Archives: October 2016

Three New Retro Gaming Consoles Coming

There are currently three new retro gaming consoles on the way.  Each has a different set of games and options.  Two are limited to the games of the hardware while the third is more of a wild card in this

TecToy Releasing New Sega Genesis Bundle

It is no secret that Nintendo themselves are releasing the Nintendo NES Classic Mini (previewed here).  Nintendo is making sure that this is a closed system and not one that will feature user augmentation of any kind – no SD

Bandit Gaming – Aventura Updates Classic Adventure for Sega Genesis

The classic Adventure on the Atari 2600 was one of those games that you either loved or hated.  For many they loved it.  It was so different from what was available for the Atari, or any console, back then.  For

Sega CD Atmospheric Gaming You Forgot About

The Sega CD was one of those expensive add-ons that were popular in the late 80’s and early 90’s.  This add-on brought cutting edge CD technology to the Sega Genesis fans and then hampered it with 64 colors on screen

Sewer Shark Calls Gamers Names – Today in Retro Gaming – October 15th, 1992

Full Motion Video (FMV) games were quite new when the Sega CD was released.  At least as far as mainstream gaming goes because Sewer Shark and Night Trap are both about half a decade old upon their release in 1992

Produce Music Videos with Make My Video Starring Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch – Today in Retro Gaming – October 15th, 1992

Okay, this is one of those releases for the Sega CD that have gamers scratching their heads.  What was Sega thinking when this one got approved?  You also have to realize there were at least two more releases in this

Cobra Command Brings Animated Arcade Rails Shooter Home – Today in Retro Gaming – October 15th, 1992

Full Motion Video is not all actors in, somewhat, scant clothing running from blood suckers ala Night Trap.  Or getting called names by your boss like in Sewer Shark.  No, sometimes Full Motion Video games are just cartoons similar to

Night Trap Brings Congressional Hearings into Video Games — Today in Retro Gaming — October 15th, 1992

When Sega launched the Sega CD add-on they needed some games that really “wowed” the audience and could not be done on cartridge.  One company they went to that already had experience in this realm was Digital Pictures.  DP was one

Brazil Receives Sega Mega Drive Duke Nukem 3D Exclusively – Today in Retro Gaming – October 13th, 1998

When you think of South America and video games you probably come up blank.  If you live in Brazil though you will probably know that there is still a very much alive, and thriving, community of gamers from the 16-Bit

Saru Interview – Henshin Engine

We don’t see a lot of new PC Engine, also known as Turbo Grafx-16, games come across Kickstarter.  That is why when I saw Henshin Engine I knew I had to write it up.  Write it up I did (here).