vintage

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

Nick Falkner19 hours 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 Dennisa month 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 Wallacea month 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...
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. Curtis2 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 Gross2 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 Lewis3 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 Sherman3 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 Sherman3 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 ...
Greg Joseph3 months ago
Great Video Game Characters Who Need a Comeback
Video games have been a staple in American society since Pong came on the scene in 1972. As the gaming industry has evolved in the last 45 years, there have been hundreds of thousands of characters in...
Mark Riley3 months ago
How Far We Have Come in Gaming
Back in the day—and I only know about this due to the Interwebs—there was a marvelous invention called the Atari, the OG of video game consoles. Sure, the pixels weren't very pretty, and the controlle...
Charlotte Simmons4 months ago
Why I Love: 'The Mega Man' Series
This, ladies and gentlemen, was the spark. Before I stumbled upon Mega Man, I gave little thought to the dynamics of video games, the impacts they had on culture, and pretty much any remotely interest...
Milica Markovic4 months ago
Should Tikal Make a Canonical Comeback?
Before the now-pulled mobile game Sonic Runners was officially released, somebody hacked it and revealed that Tikal would be a playable character. Sonic fans were absolutely ecstatic to hear the news ...
Mohammed Hidhayat4 months ago
Cancelled Warcraft Game Reappears After 18 Years. You Too Can Play It Now!
If you're an ardent fan of Warcraft and as besotted as my neighbor who has been playing the series since Orcs and Humans, then you must've definitely heard about the fate of Warcraft Adventures: Lord ...
john harrison5 months ago
Extra Life for Some Old Games
L + Down, R + C-Right, R + C-Up, L + Right, L + C-Down, R + C-Up, L + Right, R + Down, L + Left, L + R + C-Right. I still remember the code for invincibility on Goldeneye for the N64, not the most use...
Dustin Murphy5 months ago
NeuroVoider Is Digital Eye Candy from the Retro Era
It was nearly 30 years ago when I was sitting in my father's lap with an NES controller in my hand as he guided me through Hyrule. Now, we find ourselves distanced from those classic games. It's becau...
Roddy BW5 months ago
It's Been 30 Years Since Billy and Jimmy Lee Double Fisted The Dragon
Ever overhear your Grandpa mumble about how time flies? Back in 1987, it all sounded like another run of worldly advice from the squeaky rocking chair in the corner, but not anymore. In the blink of a...