retro games


Ziggurat Interactive Launches Seven More Retro Games On GOG

Ziggurat Interactive Launches Seven More Retro Games On GOG

Ziggurat Interactive has added eight more retro games to GOG.com, giving players a chance to try some old-school titles The seven games being added to the library are g Timequest, Machiavelli the Prince, Les Manley in: Lost in LA, Les Manley in: Search For The King, Last Rites, Return of the Phantom, and Battle Engine Aquila[...]

Evercade Reveales Two New Collections For Jaleco &#038 Piko Interactive

Evercade Reveales Two New Collections For Jaleco & Piko Interactive

The UK-based company has been working hard to release old-school retro games for their specially designed handheld console, giving fans collections of titles that unless you owned the console they were tied to or owned the ROM, were basically lost to time A lot of the games in these two collections are some of the[...]

Ziggurat Reveals The September Games For Retro First Friday

Ziggurat Reveals The September Games For Retro First Friday

Ziggurat has revealed the next four retro video games they have released for Retro First Friday, with a couple of classics in the mix. The four games you'll get to play this month are Battle Engine Aquila, Hunting Unlimited 2, Gunboat, and Steel Thunder. All four of these games are available at a 33% discount on […]

Battletoads Is Getting An Legacy Edition &#038 Vinyl Soundtrack

Battletoads Is Getting An Legacy Edition & Vinyl Soundtrack

Retro gamers have a treat coming their way as the original Battletoads is getting a couple of awesome releases from iam8bit. The original Tradewest title for the NES, now under the Rare umbrella, is getting a glorious return to cartridge form with an entry into the Legacy Cartridge Collection. Much like games that have come […]

Numskull Shows Off Their New Dig Dug Quarter Arcades Cabinet

Numskull Shows Off Their New Dig Dug Quarter Arcades Cabinet

Numskull has a new '80s arcade cabinet to show off as there's a new Quarter Arcades cabinet in their collection for the game Dig Dug. Officially licensed by Bandai Namco, this is a 1/4 scale replica of the original arcade machine. Made for durability, playability, and portability, it plays like the original in every way […]

Classic Tetris World Championship 2020 Will Move Online

Classic Tetris World Championship 2020 Will Move Online

Some good news for retro gaming esports as the Classic Tetris World Championship 2020 will be moved online. As is the story with many events in 2020, the CTWC was in jeopardy of not happening after the Portland Retro Gaming Expo canceled their event, which is where the tournament usually happens every year. But today […]

Summer Games Done Quick Reveals Their 2020 Schedule

Summer Games Done Quick Reveals Their 2020 Schedule

Earlier today, the folks at GDQ revealed their complete lineup for Summer Games Done Quick as the 2020 version goes online. The event was in jeopardy for a hot minute this year as COVID-19 changed plans a couple of times from moving the event back to taking it all the way online. After changing the […]

NBA Jam Developer Admits Pistons Are A Cheat Team

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 […]

Evercade Announce The Oliver Twins Collection Cartridge

Evercade Announce The Oliver Twins Collection Cartridge

It promised to be an awesome way to play officially licensed Retro games, either on the move or the TV – with classic collectable Cartridges It was well designed and a great price What could be better?! Then they reached out to Codemasters and us to ask permission for a special Oliver Twins collection which[...]

4 Forgotten Retro-Inspired Games That Are Still Extremely Fun

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 &#038 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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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-Mans 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 […]

Twitch &#038 Bandai Namco Partner Up To Make Pac-Man Live Studio

Twitch & Bandai Namco Partner Up To Make Pac-Man Live Studio

Bandai Namco and Twitch revealed today on Pac-Man's 40th Anniversary the addition of Pac-Man Live Studio to the website. The actual studio itself won't be coming until June, but the basics are that streamers will be able to play versions of the iconic arcade game live on stream. You'll have several options to choose from […]

Someone Made A Nintendo Switch Look Like A Game Boy Color

Someone Made A Nintendo Switch Look Like A Game Boy Color

It always amazes us to see the artwork people eventually do to their Nintendo Switch if they feel passionate enough to redesign it. People have broken open the console and played around with the case, buttons, and design in different ways over the past couple of years. Surprisingly, most players go back and do a […]

Game Industry Veteran J. Allard Joins Intellivision in Leadership Role

Game Industry Veteran J. Allard Joins Intellivision in Leadership Role

Intellivision Entertainment announced that an industry veteran with hands in cofounding Xbox, Xbox Live, and Xbox Live Arcade has joined the company. J. Allard is now Intellivision's Global Managing Director. As Microsoft's former Chief Experience Officer and Chief Technology Officer in the Entertainment and Devices Division, he was capable of making great things happen for […]

Games Done Quick Raised $400k This Weekend For Direct Relief

Games Done Quick Raised $400k This Weekend For Direct Relief

Thank you for your support! [caption id="attachment_1099355" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Games Done Quick features retro games being speedrun for charity.[/caption]The effort is pretty amazing that was planned on the fly and with the support of several gamers who took the time to be a part of it They'll slowly be releasing videos of the runs son from[...]

Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Finally Sells For $360K

Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Finally Sells For $360K

The Nintendo PlayStation auction has ended, finally, and after months of wondering who would actually plunk down money on a console you can't play. The auction ended this week with an undisclosed winner paying $360,000 for the console. That beat out several game collectors and archivists who basically were spending tons fo cash to have […]