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What's old is new again; rediscover retro video games and explore vintage-inspired reboots of the all-time classics.

My Top 5 Underrated NES Classic Games
In late 2016, I bought an NES Classic and was eager to play on it. For me, playing retro games brings back so many childhood memories. Once you are hooked to them, they pretty much stick with you for ...
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Roy Jones13 days ago
Yakuza
Probably one of the best games ever brought out for the Playstation 2 console; Yakuza combined all the classic elements from previous Sega titles. You had the role playing from 'Shenmue,' the arcade b...
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Roy Jones19 days ago
'Street Fighter 2 Turbo'
Recently, I had the privilege of playing an original version of the world famous beat 'em up game; Street Fighter 2. The first time I played this game was originally for the Amiga 700 computer system....
'Mario Bros.' Review
Mario Bros., not to be confused with the 1985 Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) game Super Mario Bros., was a platform game developed for arcades and by Nintendo in July 1983. I wasn't born around t...
Chloe Gilholy24 days ago
10 Catchiest Songs from Video Games
Video games have been a growing medium since the late 70s, from the 8-bit masterpieces to cinematic glories. As the graphics have been evolving, so did the music and it has provided our ears with list...
Kids These Days Will Never Know: Part One
As a kid growing up in Arlington, Texas, life and times were much simpler and easier. I'm a lover of nostalgia and appreciate the things that I was surrounded with. Every day, I daydream that I'm in a...
Ivy Schicka month ago
A-lister Video Games That Are Still Relevant
You may think that video games are retro or old-school, but there are more adaptations of video games now than there were 30 years ago! When you think of video games you may think of Pac Man, Super Ma...
Aaron Dennisa month ago
'Air Fortress' on the NES
Air Fortress is an interesting game to say the least. I recall first playing it when I was like 8. My uncle had borrowed it from a friend of his. For whatever reason, we called it Space Man, so when I...
Nick Falkner2 months ago
'Rampage' Memories
I happened upon this crazy game in an arcade during my youth. I studied this game for a bit, and saw that this game was way different than anything else in the arcade, or on any system for that matter...
Aaron Dennis3 months ago
Trojan for the NES
Trojan was released by Capcom on the NES in North America waaay back in 1987. There was a previous version released as an arcade machine the year before. I have no clue why this game is even called Tr...
Adam Wallace3 months ago
The 10 Best... Err... Least Bad LJN Games
Hello, and welcome back to Silver Linings, where I find the positives in the forgotten, the maligned, and the VERY despised. The third and fourth console generations provided some of the greatest game...
Texxx-Man Cosplay3 months ago
My Love of Retro Gaming
The 80s: the decade that retro games were popular and enjoyable. The first game system that I had laid my hands on was the beloved Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). It belonged to my father and I w...
C.C. Curtis4 months ago
Classic Video Games on the iPhone You Can Play
Most of our childhood consisted of the damn best video games in history. From Galaga to Tetris and Pac-Man, these are the video games that made our childhood so great. Kids these days truly don't unde...
Beth Gross4 months ago
Computer Games - Comfort or Addiction?
My mother played solitaire. She had four children, a husband, and a part time job, but whenever she had what is laughingly called a “spare moment” she would sit at the dining room table with a deck of...
Lacey Lewis5 months ago
The Whimsical Aesthetic of 'Spyro The Dragon'
Alright, so I am new to this and not an "avid gamer" but from my experience with my Nintendo crazed, twitch streaming, boyfriend I find "Spyro The Dragon" to hold significant aesthetic and nostalgic p...
Caleb Sherman5 months ago
'Final Fantasy Tactics' PS1 Review
Nearly a year ago I said to myself, in a passing moment of genius or idiocy, that it would be a brilliant idea to sit down and play games that were released exactly 20 years ago, for a few hours, and ...
Caleb Sherman5 months ago
Innocent Digital Piracy
This is a question that will find both a great amount of support and probably an even greater amount of negative response; all the same, I ask the question and make my own argument: “Who does digital ...