15 SNES Games That Still Hold Up Today

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) came out at just the right time to take advantage of the burgeoning acceptance of home consoles and video games as a whole. As a result, video game developers took chances, expanded the types of video games they released, and provided the SNES with an incredible library of games.  Although the SNES boasted some of the most memorable video … Continue reading 15 SNES Games That Still Hold Up Today

13 Spooky Sega Genesis Games for the Halloween Season

Fall is right around the corner and you need to inoculate yourself against the fear of the encroaching darkness and decay of the winter months. That means it’s time to break out your hoodies and cardigans, watch the foliage turn different colors, grab a pumpkin latte, and break out the spooky retro games. Doctor’s orders.  As someone who grew up playing the Sega Genesis (the … Continue reading 13 Spooky Sega Genesis Games for the Halloween Season

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Gelatinous for Game Boy Crushes its Kickstarter Funding Goal in 75 Minutes

The Gelatinous team destroyed their funding goal and has unlocked all stretch goals. The long-awaited Game Boy platformer is nearing completion. Pending the final 9 days of their Kickstarter campaign, the team is poised to implement newly-unlocked features and get Gelatinous out into the world so they can start on their next project. Learn more by signing up at the Gelatinous: Humanity Lost Kickstarter page. … Continue reading Gelatinous for Game Boy Crushes its Kickstarter Funding Goal in 75 Minutes

Game Boy Game Prices Are Through the Roof (And Trending Higher)

The average cost of Game Boy games has been steadily rising for years. If you look at the overall price growth, which has doubled within the last five years, then it should be pretty clear Game Boy game prices are following the trend of increasing retro video game prices. Retro video games on systems like the N64 and Sega Dreamcast are going a little crazy … Continue reading Game Boy Game Prices Are Through the Roof (And Trending Higher)

Gelatinous: Humanity Lost – Game Boy is getting yet another solid-looking game

2021 is looking like the Year of the Game Boy The past year has seen the announcement and release of a TON of newly-released games for the old-but-still-sexy Game Boy. (We’ve covered a few of them right here.) This Game Boy Revival is probably just a phase (like Ska lmao), but it’s been nice to see such a timeless handheld console prominently in the spotlight. … Continue reading Gelatinous: Humanity Lost – Game Boy is getting yet another solid-looking game

GameX: New Word in the Gaming Industry

The gaming sector has experienced significant growth over the years. Initially, players had to visit a physical casino to enjoy their favorite games. However, the advent of the internet transformed the gaming industry making it more accessible globally. Moreover, the development has also led to the emergence of top-rated casinos like Spin Casino Online that offers a wide range of online casino games. The emergence of these … Continue reading GameX: New Word in the Gaming Industry

The Real Reason Pokémon Games are So Expensive

Let me begin by saying I was a huge fan of Pokémon in the late 90s. The first time it was cool. Before I ever played a Pokémon game, I was hooked on the cartoon and spent many afternoons watching Ash, Brock, Misty and Pikachu’s adventure unfold.  I was sixteen at the time and thought I was too cool for school, and waaay too cool … Continue reading The Real Reason Pokémon Games are So Expensive

Video Game Collecting is Dead and Wata Killed it

WataGate has been exposed. But some think retrogaming is already dead. Here at The Ghetto Gamer, we believe that gaming—and retro gaming in particular—should be a hobby that anybody can enjoy, even if they don’t have a lot of money. Unfortunately the new trend of having games “graded” by Wata Games, and then attempting to sell them for a small fortune, has turned game collecting … Continue reading Video Game Collecting is Dead and Wata Killed it

Hotel Mario is Actually Good

Those that know Hotel Mario were probably introduced to it from the bizarre cutscenes that play throughout the game. These cutscenes are pretty infamous and have been floating around YouTube for quite some time. Hotel Mario has a lot more to it than weird cutscenes though. Its actually a really unique puzzle platformer. Before we get started, how did this game even come about? A … Continue reading Hotel Mario is Actually Good

New Indie Game Boy Titles You Need to Get Your Hands On

Although the Game Boy was first released over 30 years ago, it continues to be a popular handheld console for retro gamers.  Maybe it’s nostalgia kicking in or the fact that a small team can make a very enjoyable game, or a combination of both, but modern game creators are still producing physical copies of their recent creations. Retro Game Boy fans, collectors, and gamers … Continue reading New Indie Game Boy Titles You Need to Get Your Hands On