Category Archives: Nintendo

WWF Royal Rumble Review on Super Nintendo

Wrestling games are quite a conundrum of gaming. Some developers get it just right while others have trouble figuring out what exactly a “squared circle” is. While not perfect, for the time, LJN’s WWF Royal Rumble for the Super Nintendo,

Populous Review

Sure, today playing god in a game is nothing new.  We have plenty of options if this is your one and only goal in your electronic entertainment.  Back in the late 80’s and early 90’s though, options were much more

Is Retro Becoming Mainstream in Video Gaming?

If you’ve been paying even a little bit of attention to the video game industry then you will have noticed some patterns emerging over the last few years. One of the better of these, at least from our point of

How Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade Became a Gaming Classic

Blockbuster action adventure movie Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade was released in the summer of 1989. Starring the titular archaeologist as he and his friends face off against the Nazis, The Last Crusade made almost $300 million at the

Koei Rocks Turn Based Strategy with Gemfire for NES – Today in History – March 31st, 1992

Koei will forever be linked to deep turn-based strategy games for most retro gamers. This company brought some of the longest, and hardest, strategy games ever to the Nintendo Entertainment System (later the Super NES and the Sega Genesis). While

Piko Interactive Announce Pre-Orders for New Games

Piko Interactive, the independent publishing company that won’t quit, has just announced another round of cool games for classic consoles. For those that do not know who Piko Interactive is, maybe you have heard of some of their releases including

Remembering the Old School Game Store

Retail locations are a dying breed. The cost of doing business with a brick and mortar location versus the return on sales is a hard-balancing act. I am sure most of the people reading this have thought at least once

Top 5 Fighting Gaming Crossovers That Are Not Super Smash Bros

Think you know all of the fighting game crossovers that are not Super Smash Bros? Think again.

Interview – Dixon Wu Founder of Retro HK Annual Convention

Dixon Wu is a special guy. For one, he is the mastermind that put together the really cool Retro HK convention (recently celebrating their second annual show successfully). Second, he doesn’t settle for “less”. The first Retro HK event in

Konami Kills Fan Castlevania Unreal Based Remaster

Konami has killed the Unreal Engine based fan remake. There is still hope though.