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Volgarr the Viking Ported to Sega Dreamcast, Released for Free with Permission

Volgarr the Viking is a newer 2D side scrolling action adventure for Microsoft’s Xbox and Steam, well it was released almost a year ago but that is still newer than Rygar or Ghouls n Ghosts, right?  I mention those two

The 2nd Great Video Game Crash and how it could Be Stopped

The video game industry had a crash in 1983/1984 that nearly ended our favorite pastime for good.  During this period there were many gaming consoles available, lots of games and many developers that were popping up out of nowhere and

Survive the Dead in House of the Dead 2 on Sega Dreamcast – Today in History – September 9th, 1999

Arcade ports are Sega’s forte, at least they used to be, and their Dreamcast console was no different. With ports of Hydro Thunder, Soul Calibur and Mortal Kombat 4 (Gold on DC). Launching platforms with arcade ports became a Sega

Sonic Goes 3D and Escorts the Dreamcast to Gamers in Sonic Adventure – Today in History – September 9th, 1999

Sonic is quite an enigma as far as company/console mascots go. Starting life on the Sega Genesis and hitting every Sega console ever released with at least one game, Sonic only lead one console at launch- the Sega Dreamcast. Sonic

Deceased Father of Teenager Continues Racing as a Ghost in Xbox Rally Game

It sucks big time when parents pass away. It is life but it sucks, nonetheless. One teenager has found a way to relive his glory days of playing the original Xbox with his father’s ghost in Rally Sports Challenge.

Joanna Dark Scores On Nintendo 64 in Perfect Dark: Today in History- May 22nd, 2000

The Nintendo 64 was not exactly a powerhouse of a console, though what it could do was impressive in comparison to the competition. In the right hands the N64 kicked butt such as Banjo Kazooie, Super Mario 64, etc. The problem

Screens: Pier Solar HD

Watermelon are not sitting around twiddling thumbs when it comes to creating games. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Watermelon continued working on Pier Solar’s update, here are some screens to show that progress off.

Today in History: November 14th, 1996- Lara Croft Begins Spelunking in Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is one of those games that came along during a magical time of gaming, the transition from 16-bit to 32-bit. A time when developers were trying to show off new styles of games that the Super Nintendo and

Today in History: November 14th, 2002 – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Hits Consoles

To say the Harry Potter books were a success would be quite an understatement, to say the least. Based on the second book in that children’s series, Chamber of Secrets was quite different on portables than it was on consoles.