Retro Games


The Original Contra For NES Is Up For Auction Boxed & Sealed

When it comes to Contra, very little beats the original. The game was one of the biggest success stories on the NES and became a must-play. Many of us writing for the website have wasted months worth of time in our lives playing this title because it doesn't matter how many times you die, or […]

Would You Like To Own A Sealed Copy Of Mike Tyson's Punch Out?

Would You Like To Own A Sealed Copy Of Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!?

Few games bring back the nostalgia of the Nintendo Entertainment System quite like the mark left by Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! The game was one of the first titles to have an athlete on the cover as part of the marketing, and as a character, you could go up against. Many a player has the music […]

New Wave Toys Reveals Dragon’s Lair X RepliCade Arcade Cabinet

New Wave Toys Reveals Dragon's Lair X RepliCade Arcade Cabinet

New Wave Toys has a new arcade cabinet on the way as they are releasing a Dragon's Lair x RepliCade 1/6-scale arcade cabinet. This is a pretty awesome replica of what is essentially a 12" tall replica of Don Bluth's original 1983 cabinet. Whether you're an old-school gamer who wasted tons of quarters on this […]

NBA Jam Developer Admits Pistons Are A Cheat Team

If you ever played the original NBA Jam, there are two hard truths we all know. Your team is not that great, and the Pistons always cheat. The first hard truth is pretty well-accepted because even if you pick the Chicago Bulls in their prime, they are not a guaranteed success. Same as picking the […]

TAITO Announces Space Invaders - Invincible Collection For Switch

TAITO Announces Space Invaders Invincible Collection For Switch

TAITO and Strictly Limited Games revealed this week that they will be releasing two new games for Space Invaders. The main one being Space Invaders Invincible Collection, which is a series of games within the IP that have stretched over the past 40 years. From the original title all the way to 2018's Space Invaders […]

Defenders of Oasis is an extremely underrated RPG.

Defenders Of Oasis Is The Game Gear's Most Underrated RPG

Sega's Game Gear is an oft-overlooked member of the handheld family. Though fans can get their own diminutive version as the Game Gear Micro, it's still a system that doesn't get near enough love. Much the same, there's an excellent RPG on the system that rarely receives the praise or attention that it should, either. […]

Shadowman Remastered Game Unveiled on PC Gaming Show

Shadowman Remastered Game Unveiled on PC Gaming Show

The PC Gaming Show released a trailer for Shadowman Remastered, a new version of the game that originally came out in 1999. This new version features a significant graphics upgrade, as well as numerous enhancements. The new version of the game is produced by Nightdive Studios and will be on PC. Shadowman Remastered is based […]

Evercade Announce The Oliver Twins Collection Cartridge

Evercade Announce The Oliver Twins Collection Cartridge

Evercade revealed this week that they will be releasing a new retro cartridge later this year featuring the games of the Oliver Twins. This special edition cartridge is a project between Codemasters, The Oliver Twins, and Evercade, with all profits going to the National VideoGame Museum charity. It will include 11 of their games including […]

These are the forgotten retro-inspired games that are still fun to play.

4 Forgotten Retro-Inspired Games That Are Still Extremely Fun

We've been spoiled by the latest and greatest graphics, sound direction, and innovations in gaming. Don't get me wrong. I love seeing exactly where my bullet entered that poor sap's head and being able to see the exit wound. Who doesn't? I also love being fully immersed in some of the most gorgeous environments I've seen this side […]

Someone Found The Old Maxis Game SimRefinery & Made It Playable

Someone Found The Old Maxis Game SimRefinery & Made It Playable

A relic from the first big boom of simulator games has resurfaced as Maxis' SimRefinery has been found and is totally playable. Before it was acquired by Electronic Arts in 1997, the company was thriving in the late '80s and early '90s. So much so that it had its own subdivision called Maxis Business Simulations, […]

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Clockwork Aquario Has Been Found & Will Get Released

A small piece of gaming history has been found and restored as ININ Games and Strictly Limited Games are resurrecting Clockwork Aquario. The announcement came from both companies and SEGA, who were able to locate the game after it was lost for 27 years. The game was originally created back in 1992 by Westone, and […]

Summer Games Done Quick 2020 Changes To An Online Event

The annual Summer Games Done Quick announced today they are changing thief format for 2020 and are taking the event online. The plans for SGDQ have changed a few times ever since the COVID-19 outbreak forced people to reorganized and adjust to life with ever-changing circumstances. Originally the plan was to push the event back […]

SEGA Is Releasing A Game Gear Micro Portable System

SEGA Is Releasing A Game Gear Micro Portable System

One of the most interesting game announcements this week comes from SEGA as they're releasing the Game Gear Micro. The company dropped a trailer for the tiny gaming console a few hours ago in Japan, showing off what is essentially the tiniest portable game player around (unless you're counting the Tamagotchi). The small console comes […]

SNK Announces The Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection

Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection To Debut On Epic Games Store

Some cool news for Epic Games Store users as SNK will be bringing Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection to the platform. The collection itself will be arriving on the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC this Summer, but for the initial debut, the devs have something else in mind. SNK will be making the game available […]

Pac-Man Will Be Getting Special Sake Bottles For 40th Anniversary

Pac-Man Will Be Getting Special Sake Bottles For 40th Anniversary

Another announcement for Pac-Man's 40th anniversary is that the game will see some special sake bottles released in celebration. The news comes from 4Gamer, as Tears and NAVIO announced that the two companies would jointly release a special set of bottles featuring the iconic character and all four of the ghosts in metallic bottles colored […]

Minecraft Adds Pac-man To The Game For 40th Anniversary

Minecraft Adds Pac-man To The Game For 40th Anniversary

As a bit of a tribute to Pac-Man's 40th anniversary, Mjoang has added the iconic character into Minecraft for people to use. It shouldn't come as any surprise that game developers would pay tribute to it, as Pac-Man's success in the early '80s is responsible for modern gaming being what it ss in many ways. […]

This Limited Edition Pac-Man Machine Should be on Your Wish List!

This Limited Edition Pac-Man Machine Should Be On Your Wish List

The Pac-Man 40th Anniversary party keeps on rolling, and we're proud to show off this awesome extremely limited edition Pac-Man 40th Anniversary Quarter Arcades! These desktop-size machines are perfect for collectors, and the limited edition arcade signed by creator Toru Iwatani is the perfect item for all hardcore fans — or any hardcore gaming fan in […]

Numskull is Celebrating Pac-Man's 40th with New Merchandise!

Numskull Is Celebrating Pac-Man's 40th With New Merchandise

It's hard to believe that Pac-Man is 40. The iconic and popular video game has been entertaining millions of people around the world and continues to find new fans every day. Pac-Man can be found in a number of things — from pinball machines, to consoles games, and of course the legendary arcade machine. But […]

SNK Announces Summer Games Giveaway With Twitch Prime

SNK Announces Summer Games Giveaway With Twitch Prime

SNK revealed today they've partnered with Twitch to giveaway over 20 classic games this summer as part of their Twitch Prime program. Over the course of the next few months, the company will kick open their vault and give out several classic arcade and console titles that should bring back feelings of nostalgia. All of […]

My Arcade Celebrates Pac-Man's 40th With Golden Micro Player

My Arcade Celebrates Pac-Man's 40th With Golden Micro Player

My Arcade revealed this week they're releasing a 40th Anniversary Pac-Man arcade micro player that's been gold-plated. You can see the design below as the company has partnered with Bandai Namco to bring the classic arcade game back into their collection to make this gold-clad version of the popular micro player line. This particular one […]