Tag: Retro Games

Down but not out, GameStop to offer new store concept and retro gaming!!

It’s no secret that GameStop has been on life support for some time now, and they are not pulling the plug just yet. The retail chain is looking to turn their woes into ‘wows’ with an idea for new store concepts and by [re]introducing retro gaming. According to IGN, the new direction is part of …

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New Line Cinema to make a Space Invaders movie – yup, it’s happening

Movie news website Deadline reported that New Line Cinema has tagged Greg Russo to write the script for a movie based on Space Invaders, the classic arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado. Russo is also penning the script for the proposed sequel to Netflix’s Death Note movie, writing a Resident Evil reboot movie and working …

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Sega announces mini Genesis system!!

It seems like the flames of the great Console Wars are being reignited! Following Nintendo and Sony’s lead, Sega has jumped on the mini console bandwagon by revealing that they will be releasing a scaled down version of the Sega Genesis. The system will come with two controllers, HDMI cable, a USB power adapter and …

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Get ready to game like it’s 1982! The Commodore 64 is back!!

You know how to old saying goes, “The classics never die.” But they do multiply. Nintendo has already exposed peoples’ love for retro gaming by releasing their classic systems – NES mini and Super NES mini – to bring back to good old days of gaming. Well, North America is about to go back even …

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World wide sales of Super NES mini reaches 5 million units!!

The results are in! Nintendo reports that the Super NES classic mini has sold 5.28 million units as of today. The home of Mario has previously reported that their shrunk down version of their classic console sold 4 million units in February. The Super NES mini debuted last September in Europe and North America, and …

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Sega teases return to the console market?! Not so fast, sparky!

Those of us raised in the 90s will remember the above slogan that Sega used to stick it to Nintendo during the great Console Wars. Sega gained an upper hand with the release of the Genesis in 1992 which introduced their speedy blue mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. Then, it was a lot of back and …

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Ready Player One is pop culture fun!! *Limited Spoilers!!*

SPOILER WARNING!! Based on: Ready Player One written by Ernest Cline Director: Steven Spielberg Producer: Steven Spielberg Distributer(s): Warner Bros. Amblin Entertainment Release date: March 29, 2018 Do you like games? Do you like pop culture? Are you a fan of both? Then Ready Player One is the movie you have been looking for. Based …

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“On the Next Level” kicks back with Shaq Fu!!

Licensing basketball players who quickly rose to popularity in the 90s was a common thing. Besides Madden football games, games about the stars of the court were a bigger deal than the “box” haircut. Shaquille O’Neal quickly rose to fame by becoming one of the best centers in the NBA, winning Rookie of the Year …

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“On the Next Level” kicks it with Kung Fu Master!!

Martial arts. One of the oldest fighting styles known to man. The Chinese martial art, known as Kung Fu, was introduced by the Yellow Emperor Haungdai during the Xia Dynasty more than 4000 years ago. Over time, Kung Fu has become one of the most recognized fighting styles among the Chinese arts. Kung Fu can …

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Jump into the ring with Pit Fighter!! Time Warp Review!!

If you’re old enough to remember the 1992 US Olympic basketball “Dream Team”, then you will recall the fighting game boom of that decade. The era of the Clinton Administration was where several companies put out their best fighters, generating a new influx of attendees to the arcade scene. Capcom and Midway held the top …

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