vintage

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

Most Difficult Retro Games
Is it just me, or are retro games much, much harder than modern games? Today's improved graphics probably help, as I find it hard to even figure out what's going on in some super-vintage arcade games....
The History of Chess
A game of strategy, chess is, no doubt, one of the most well-known games in the world. It may also be able to claim itself on of the oldest. There is some argument by some historians that chess began ...
Aaron Dennisa month ago
'ActRaiser' on the SNES
The year was 1991. The SNES had only recently been released in North America. I had been playing the NES for five years. My uncle bought the SNES, and with it, the only game he purchased was ActRaiser...
Nicola P. Younga month ago
Best Gifts for Retro Gamers
From Legend of Zelda to Pac-Man, the games of our childhood hold up as timeless classics, taking a prominent place in pop culture that we would never have dreamed of as kids playing around at the arca...
Matt Blake2 months ago
Obsessed with 'Mega Man'!
Many people have obsessions, and these are forged out of passion, love, and interest. Some common obsessions seem to include that for a sports team, a movie star, or a famous singer. For me, my passio...
Retro Games That Need to Be Remade
Old school gamers rejoice: Retro video games rule once more! For the longest time, the video game industry was singularly obsessed with the most modern gaming technology and software in a race to prod...
Aaron Dennis2 months ago
'The 7th Saga' for the SNES
The 7th Saga is a turn based JRPG released for the SNES in 1993. The 7th Saga…? What happened to the first six sagas? Did I miss them? Were they on the NES? I’m kittening, of course…. The 7th Saga was...
Katie Marchbank3 months ago
Top 10 Retro Games on Switch
According to a comment from Nintendo to Kotaku, "There are currently no plans to bring classic games together under the Virtual Console banner[,]" on the Nintendo Switch. Many fans, including myself, ...
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Roy Jones4 months ago
Mike Tyson's 'Punch-Out'!
Released in 1987 after the success of the arcade game in America and Japan, Punch Out was a very addictive game which was brought to the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Mike Tyson's name was brou...
Texxx-Man Cosplay4 months ago
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 Jones4 months 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 Jones4 months 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....
Texxx-Man Cosplay4 months ago
'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 Gilholy5 months 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...
Texxx-Man Cosplay5 months ago
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 Schick5 months 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 Dennis5 months 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 Falkner6 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...