Retro Archives

Retro: Simon and Schuster announces New YA Thriller Novel
In Retro, what starts off as a light-hearted competition to live without modern technology for a year turns into a fight for survival in this page-turning young adult thriller by New York Times bestselling author Jarrod Shusterman and debut author Sofía Lapuente. "Retro" cover art: Simon & Schuster "Retro" co-author Jarrod Shusterman, Photo Credit: Diego Bravo It was[...]
Chip's Challenge Soon Out For SNES And Sega Genesis/Mega Drive
Independent video game publisher The Retro Room Games is releasing the old classic puzzle game Chip's Challenge on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive consoles! Preorders for this game began on July 8th and come in two options: just the cartridge, or with a box and manual added. Key art for the retro puzzle game[...]
Retro Platformer Game KING MAN Trilogy Released On Steam
Independent video game developer ERMedia and publisher Plug In Digital have announced the launch of their retro-style platformer KING MAN Trilogy on the Steam Store! A game series for lovers of older games, this bundle seems apt to appeal to the sensibilities of the 1980's and early 1990's. The regally silly key art for KING MAN Trilogy,[...]
Hasbro Unveils New Retro Transformers Generations Figures
This time we stay in the realm of nostalgia with four new Transformers Generations Deluxe Retro Headmaster figures Hasbro unveils three new Autobots and one new Decepticon that will be joining your bot collection in the Summer of 2021 They did not mention where these figures would be heading or if they were exclusives With[...]
Hasbro Gets Retro With New 3.75” Marvel Legends Figures
Hasbro continues to go retro as they reveal more Marvel Legends figures Fans are no stranger to the new Retro packaging figures as Hasbro has already released Vintage X-Men, Vintage Spider-Man, and the most recent, Vintage Doctor Doom Each one gives collectors a blast from a past with amazing packaging from retro times This time[...]
Arcade1Up Officially Releases The Star Wars At-Home Arcade
Just in time for the last movie in the latest trilogy, Arcade1IUp has released the Star Wars At-Home Arcade with three retro arcade titles Featuring three titles from the past, along with the original control stick shaped like a TIE Fighter's controls, this is about as good a reproduction you can get for the home[...]
McDonalds is Bring Back Some Classic Retro Toys Today!
To celebrate the 40 years of McDonald's they are bringing back some classic retro happy meal toys These toys and will only be available from November 7 to November 11 so you better act fast if you want to get the one you want Unlike most Happy Meal toys of these are all hidden in[...]
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For retro game collectors, one of the holiest of holy grails you can't really get your hands on has to be the Nintendo PlayStation prototype console This thing was only seen in visual promo material up until a couple of years ago when someone found it in an attic Now after having it featured on[...]
You even have a couple of games that were only in arcades and never saw console, like the SEGA version of Tetris. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ credit//SEGA credit//SEGA credit//SEGA credit//SEGA credit//SEGA credit//SEGA That being said, when you get to retro console libraries, unless you're giving[...]
Nicalis Would Like to Create an 8-Bit TMNT Video Game
The folks over at Nicalis gave an idea of a new game they'd like to make as an 8-bit retro title, and they set their sights on TMNT! The company sent out a tweet this week that got a lot of people excited, as they showed off some artwork for a "what if" scenario, if[...]
Analogue Unveils Their Genesis Retro Console With the Mega Sg
Analogue has released new details today about their latest retro console that will hit the market next year, as they showed off the Mega Sg This is the company's version of the SEGA Genesis, boasting the ability to play 2,180 games from SEGA's library from the Genesis, Mega Drive, and Master System, all in HD[...]
AtGames Releasing a Series of Retro HDMI Consoles Called Blast!
Today, AtGames announced that they will be releasing a new set of retro HDMI consoles called Blast! that will contain classic '70s and '80s titles As you can see from these promo images, they're built into what are essentially flash drives with an HDMI output in the end, which then act as the console being[...]
You're Getting A Commodore 64 Mini In 2018
But it's true, word came out today that there is a Commodore 64 Mini on the way next year. Retro Games Limited have put out a website showing off the miniature retro console, following suit with the NES, Atari, and Sega Genesis versions Lovingly being called The C64 Mini, we've included a complete list of all 64 games below[...]
Pinup Girl Clothing Releases Their Gothtastic Elvira Line
Ravishingly retro company Pinup Girl Clothing just released their new line of dresses inspired by the Mistress of the Dark, Elvira  The Los Angeles based clothier is well known in the various fashion communities, and they specialize in the classic 'pinup girl' aesthetic. Just in time for the spoopy holidays, the collection of form fitting black[...]
Mint Condition NES Copy Of Super Mario Bros. Sells For $30k
Well, that's about to play havoc with the retro pricing guides A copy of the original Nintendo game Super Mario Bros for the NES just sold on eBay for a whopping $30,100.44 The seller, a well known and I'd say respected retro collector known as DKOldies threw the item up last week for one cent, which has been[...]
Super 7 18 Inch Aliens Alien Warrior Needs To Be Mine Now
Fully articulated with glow accents, metallic snapping jaws (operated with a trigger on the back of the head like the original 1979 toy), and retro style packaging The figure stands 18-inches and can also hang from its tail like the original 1979 Alien figure. I am a huge sucker for retro packaging, and the figure itself[...]