Category Archives: Portables

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

Update Sega Game Gear Retail Resurrection Occurs in Wisconsin, Location and Sale Dates Confirmed

It is no secret that Sega has announced they are working with AtGames (ugh)on what is being called the “Sega Genesis Mini” but their return to retail was preempted, slightly. Earlier this year, in a retail location in Wisconsin, Sega

Sonic CD Joins Sega Forever on Mobile

Sega is pushing their retro games with this Sega Forever project over on mobile platforms. On one hand it is awesome because you can play the full game with intermittent advertising pop up (free to play basically) or you can

Crystal Dyanamics Turns 25 Years Old, Buckle Up for Ride Down Memory Lane

Raise your hand if you remember the early days of Crystal Dynamics. The days of Off-World Interceptor and Total Eclipse on 3DO, Solar Eclipse on Sega Saturn. Who can forget Gex, Legacy of Kain, and Tomb Raider more recently? Yep,

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.

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.