Monthly Archives: November 2016

Retro Games are Making a Comeback

No matter how many unique weapons, complex objectives, intricate storylines, or virtual acres of free-roaming space are available in these new-fangled state-of-the-art console epics, sometimes you just need to take it back to the simplicity of old-school games.

Dr Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine Expands the Sonic Universe – Today in Retro Gaming – November 26th, 1993

Sega expanded the Sonic the Hedgehog universe with Dr Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine on the Sega Genesis. Puyo Puyo fans will instantly be at home here.

Five Classic Franchises Reimagined Using Unreal Engine 4

Check out these five classic retro gaming franchises re-imagined using the Unreal Engine.

Virtual Currencies and How They Have Evolved

Money makes the world go round–not just in real-life, but in gaming universes as well. Gaming currencies can often go completely unnoticed, or they are simply something that players take for granted. It isn’t often central to the main storyline,

Update – Xenocider Features New Level on Sega Dreamcast, Pre-order Options Updated

The story of Xenocider is kind of messed up.  You see, this is a brand new, original game for the Sega Dreamcast and it failed at their Kickstarter campaign.  Not enough people showed up to support it and we saw

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 Hack Restores Arcade Features on Sega Genesis

The Sega Genesis was always the “second run” console when it came to ports from other platforms.  This happened nearly all the time throughout the life of Sega’s 16-Bit console.  One time in the history of the console, Sega did

Kickstarter – Coffee Crisis New Sega Genesis Brawler

Brawlers are a lost art in today’s world.  That is a simple, cold hard, fact.  For some reason the scrolling fighter genre has fallen on hard times.  I come from a period of gaming when Streets of Rage, Final Fight,