Polybius, an arcade cabinet allegedly from the early 1980's that caused hallucinations and paranoia. Here I look at the evidence for and against and try to decide if it actually every existed.
Every Windows computer comes pre-loaded with Spider Solitaire. The idea is to get new users used to using a mouse and keyboard, but some of us just love playing Spider Solitaire. Here is how to play.
I will not impose my imagination on you but will teach you the basics of making a text-based game. You will be able to design, create and execute your own text adventure game.
From 1991 to 2006, many Sonic the Hedgehog games in development never made it to store shelves. Here is a complete list of all known project titles staring the blue blur and friends that you may have never heard of.
Discover how an iconic arcade game created a feminist revolution in video game history, and the women who made it happen.
Crash Bandicoot was the original mascot for the Sony PlayStation video game console, and they once again need this timeless mascot to make his return.
Developed by devoted fans of the series under Sega's wing, Sonic Mania brings the classics back to (almost) full force.
The BBC Micro from Acorn Ruler of educational computing during the 8-bit era, this machine was robust, great for programming and host to many quality games. An absolute classic machine from the 1980s
I love Konami games for many reasons, foremost of which being they always have such wonderful music. Here are my 10 favourite Gradius Soundtracks.
Many gamers argue whether classic gaming is best done on its original hardware or by using emulation software. This article will help you to decide which is best for you.
Midway Arcade Treasures is a compilation with games like Paperboy, Smash TV, Spy Hunter, and more. Is it still worth getting?
The Nintendo Game & Watch was the inspiration of Gunpei Yokoi, who created an incredibly popular series of 59 games released throughout the 80's. From Donkey Kong to Mario and Zelda, many of Nintendo's clasic characters are featured in these brilliant handheld games, which are much sought after by collectors almost 30 years later
Conveniently play and save your progress in any Sega Genesis or Master System game on a computer emulator by following these easy steps.
Taito Legends is a compilation for the PS2, Xbox, and PC with classic games like Space Invaders and Bubble Bobble, but is it worth getting?
Astro Blaster was a 1980s table top arcade game inspired by the classic Scramble. Released by HALES/TOMY it was a pretty good game
The Streets of Rage Franchise was one of the most popular games of the 90's, and I think that Sega would do the gaming world a huge service by bringing the title back for another round.
From classic upright models to motion-controlled motorcycles to spacecraft cockpits, arcade games have come in a variety of shapes and forms since their inception.
Mega Man 2 / Rock Man 2 was released in 1988 in the US and Japan. It is widely considered as the best game in the series.
Attention all PC gamers! Take a trip back in time with me as we re-live those nostalgic moments playing the best PC games that ever were. Here, we count down the top 15 that I've come across and dwell for a while in those precious moments when we first got our hands on these epic titles!
Dino Run DX is a fun endless runner from Pixeljam games in which players must outrun their own extinction while earning the most points.
With an ancient Egypt backdrop, Pyramid Solitaire Saga adds a social twist to the ever-popular card-matching game. However, matching papyrus cards can get challenging if you don’t know how to use charms, make the most of the joker card and take advantage of golden scarab cards. With the help of these tips and tricks, you can easily master key game elements, achieve streaks and solve challenging Solitaire levels.
Many unforgettable games were made in the 80s and 90s. Not all survived into the current era, though. Here are 10 retro games & series I'm really hoping for remakes.
Night Driver is a classic game for the Atari 2600. It was ported from an earlier arcade game and still has fans around the world. It is a classic game with a cult following that will remain well-loved for years to come. Night Driver was the first "first person" racing video game.
An exploration of retro video gaming from a casual player and collector. This article focuses on the Sega game QuackShot.
Taking a wild spin in a different direction, Sonic the Fighters breaks away from the conventional formula of the Sonic series - but how does it compare to the rest of the series?
The 1990s was an excellent time for gaming, with 1996 being a particularly good year for me for one reason: I got to play Duke Nukem 3D. Now years later I take a look at this gaming gem.
Dracula is a very stubborn old man, refusing to die time and time again. You spike him with a wooden stake, dose him with holy water, open the curtains on a sunny day to burn him into cinders, but the good ol' Prince of Darkness always makes a comeback.
Here's a list of 5 games you probably played a few years ago and forgot about. They're still alive and kicking and they still have a killer online player base!
This is a retro review of "Doom," not the first FPS ever made, but certainly one of the most memorable.
The Mario universe is a thoroughly-populated world. There are few gaming franchises that can claim to have a similarly robust history, and none of them can beat Super Mario in sheer bulk of characters. Yet most of these characters are ultimately...
Emulators are a way to play older Nintendo games like Game Boy games. Many people play Emulators on their PC and download ROMs. If emulation is legal why is it such a heated topic? This article will explain why some people consider emulation to be a legal gray issue.
Commander Keen is a classic action adventure platforming game series from the early '90s that was originally released for MS-DOS. Learn about the history and the legacy of this classic game series.
The classic action adventure platformer Commander Keen in Keen Dreams was recently rereleased in the NIntendo Switch eShop,
Finding out that your old video game carts no longer play can be a bummer. There is hope, however. Many non-functioning classic games just need a simple clean. This guide will show you how to properly clean your old video game cartridges.