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12 07, 2019

The Top 10 Fighting Games of All Time!

By |2019-07-12T13:35:00+01:00July 12th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Fighting Games of All Time!

Fighting games were not created in the 1990s, but they sure did hit their stride during that halcyon period. Narrowing down a list of the top 10 of all time is almost as difficult as you can get when it comes to making lists. Because of their iterative nature, most fighting game franchises have spawned [...]

10 07, 2019

The Top 10 Racing Games for SEGA Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)

By |2019-07-10T16:59:00+01:00July 10th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Racing Games for SEGA Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)

The competition between the Sega Mega Drive and the SNES was a true matchup of the titans. Luckily for Sega, one ace card it had up its sleeve was its massive portfolio of arcade properties, many of which were racing games. But bringing an arcade racer to the home console was often easier said than [...]

8 07, 2019

The Top 10 Retro Beat ‘Em Up Games

By |2019-07-08T17:07:00+01:00July 8th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Retro Beat ‘Em Up Games

The objective of this genre of game is easy enough for anyone to understand. How titles in the beat ‘em up genre distinguish themselves, however, is through their unique integration of other concepts into the move forward and beat the heck out of everything formula. Whether it is a fantasy theme, a popular IP from [...]

24 01, 2019

Top 10 – Retro Platformers

By |2019-01-24T12:31:00+00:00January 24th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Top 10 – Retro Platformers

Often considered a quintessential video game genre, platformers are actually a relatively recent invention – at least in the span of video game history. Many people consider the 1982 game from Activision, Pitfall, to be the first platforming game. Of course, it wasn’t long after Pitfall’s release that the Super Mario Bros. series would make [...]

11 12, 2018

Top 10 Underrated Retro Racing Games

By |2018-12-12T16:29:47+00:00December 11th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Top 10 Underrated Retro Racing Games

Easily among the oldest genres of video games out there, racing games are compelling because they are both immediately understandable and accessible. Sure, some titles go for a more complicated style of gameplay than others, but the basic gist of it all remains the same. Whether it is the motorcycle beat ‘em up from Sega, [...]

1 11, 2018

Top 10 Underrated Nintendo DS Games

By |2018-11-02T09:59:35+00:00November 1st, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Top 10 Underrated Nintendo DS Games

The king of portable hardware, Nintendo’s systems are always backed up by strong third-party support and this results in stellar libraries of games that rival or even surpass offerings on a home console. Long a refuge for players who enjoy Japanese style games, the Nintendo DS came out at time in the industry when the [...]

9 10, 2018

The Top 10 Underrated Game Boy Games

By |2018-10-10T07:15:48+01:00October 9th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Underrated Game Boy Games

One of the most popular systems ever released, handheld or otherwise, the original Game Boy from Gunpei Yokoi changed the way gamers viewed on-the-go gaming forever. In many ways you can see the impact the Game Boy had all around us from smartphone games to the latest Nintendo hybrid console that combines the best of [...]

28 09, 2018

Top 10 Underrated SEGA Mega Drive Games

By |2018-09-29T05:28:37+01:00September 28th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Top 10 Underrated SEGA Mega Drive Games

Hitting Japanese markets in October 1998 the Sega Mega Drive introduced the world to Sonic the Hedgehog and brought thrill of arcade hits like Golden Axe and Outrun to home consoles in a big way. The follow up to their cult classic Master System, the Mega Drive boasted of its deep ties to Sega’s arcade [...]

4 09, 2018

The Top 10 Underrated NES Games

By |2018-09-05T01:35:35+01:00September 4th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Underrated NES Games

The NES has a vast library but you’re probably not familiar with everything the system has to offer. We’re all familiar with the Mario titles and the games from Nintendo, but there are some more obscure titles out there lurking under the radar that are just as good and just as deserving of the public’s [...]

6 08, 2018

The Top 10 Games for the Original Xbox

By |2018-08-06T20:58:43+01:00August 6th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Games for the Original Xbox

Released in 2001, the arrival of Microsoft to the console wars was as much of a surprised to Nintendo and Sony as it was the rest of us but, if you had paid close attention in the years prior, the signs that Microsoft was about to dive head first into the industry were there. From [...]

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