18 01, 2022

The speedy thrills of legendary racing game World Rally

By |2022-01-19T10:01:29+00:00January 18th, 2022|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The speedy thrills of legendary racing game World Rally

I love a good racing game, but I’m typically more of a fan of either the “vanishing point” style of quasi-3D racer, or Ridge Racer-style exaggeratedly arcadey polygonal racers. Top down racers, meanwhile, are a genre that I’ve had a complicated relationship with over the years — though Gaelco’s excellent World Rally, now available for [...]

17 01, 2022

What are the most valuable Wii games?

By |2022-01-18T09:52:10+00:00January 17th, 2022|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on What are the most valuable Wii games?

The Wii is one of a few platforms that it is, for the most part, pretty cheap to collect for these days. There were a lot of copies of popular Wii games out there, and as such you can get your hands on some really great titles for pocket change in many cases. But, as [...]

14 01, 2022

CodeMasters’ NES games are good, actually

By |2022-01-15T09:23:55+00:00January 14th, 2022|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on CodeMasters’ NES games are good, actually

Whenever you see retrospectives on NES games, it’s always the same names that come up: Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Castlevania… you know the drill. These games are popular and well-regarded with good reason — but there’s a ton of other interesting stuff on the platform. Today I’d like to talk [...]

13 01, 2022

Star Ixiom: top-notch PS1-era space blasting

By |2022-01-14T09:14:17+00:00January 13th, 2022|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Star Ixiom: top-notch PS1-era space blasting

Namco put out some amazing games in the PS1 era, of which Ridge Racer is, of course, their most famous. But Star Ixiom is one that most people slept on at the time — and it’s a grand old time well worth your attention. Let’s take a moment to rewind and catch up first. Star [...]

12 01, 2022

So you want to collect for… Intellivision?

By |2022-01-13T09:05:03+00:00January 12th, 2022|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on So you want to collect for… Intellivision?

We’re not all grizzled retro gaming veterans — some of us are new to the hobby. So our Getting Into Retro Gaming guides are here to help you get up and running as soon as possible! If there’s any topic that you’d like to learn more about, be sure to let us know and we’ll [...]

12 01, 2022

Bandai Namco Amusements Launches Maximum Tune 5DX+ In North America

By |2022-01-12T18:36:00+00:00January 12th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Bandai Namco Amusements Launches Maximum Tune 5DX+ In North America

It’s unusual for us to have a specific release date for arcade games here in the West – often times games will just ship without public notice until they just appear on location. Fortunately for today’s quick story, the manufacturer announced in advance when they would have their latest effort out. Since that day is [...]

12 01, 2022

The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

By |2022-01-12T08:53:49+00:00January 12th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

It’s a new year, and with arcade news being a tiny bit slow, I figured it would be a good time to bring an old article series back – looking at arcade anniversaries. This time I’m going to cover major games that are turning 25 (1997), 40 (1982) and 50 (1972), since we can now [...]

11 01, 2022

10 of the best Evercade games: 2020 “Red” edition

By |2022-01-12T08:55:43+00:00January 11th, 2022|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on 10 of the best Evercade games: 2020 “Red” edition

We all love a list, so every Tuesday we’re posting one, on a variety of retro-themed topics! Feel free to share your own favourites down below — and let us know what other lists you’d like to see on future Tuesdays! Continuing on with our look back over the Evercade’s substantial library to date, it’s [...]

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