The Timeless Value of Retro Games

Retro gaming has a very loyal crowd regardless whether the gamer enjoys playing games via consoles, PCs or mobiles. Today’s gaming software gives players the ability to play gems that were created decades ago at very affordable prices. Some developers sell retro titles of previous generations in bundles, and others sell them individually, but in both cases the purchasing cost is relatively low. If you are … Continue reading The Timeless Value of Retro Games

“The Apprentice” on CDi is Fantastic

When people think of retro platforming games, they typically think of a few standouts, Super Mario, Sonic the Hedgehog, Crash Bandicoot, etc. All of those are featured on consoles that are well known and are great in their own right, but what about games on systems that don’t get a lot of acknowledgement? How about the Philips CD-i? I’ve already discussed Hotel Mario in a … Continue reading “The Apprentice” on CDi is Fantastic

Madden NFL 22: Is It What We Expected?

Another year, another Madden NFL release promises to change the way we interact with sports games and bring us the latest technological advancements in the gaming world. But did EA deliver that magic considering that they are on a downward trend with their recent NFL games? Madden 22 was released on August 20 this year and since then millions of fans have been playing this … Continue reading Madden NFL 22: Is It What We Expected?

PS1 Game prices are out of control – but for some, it’s the perfect time to buy

Prices of video games have been on the rise over the last year, but you don’t need me to tell you that. Just take a look at all of the articles posted here at Ghettogamer.net and you’ll see prices have been skyrocketing since the start of the pandemic. Now, the more extreme prices of some games seem to have settled down, but I’d like to … Continue reading PS1 Game prices are out of control – but for some, it’s the perfect time to buy

Retro Game eBay Sellers are Completely Unhinged

If you’ve visited this site before, you might already know how deep my hatred for scalpers and overzealous eBay sellers runs. It’s a topic I revisit again and again.  And if I seem a little extra upset, it’s because I really do take this issue personally. I started this site (and the YouTube channel it was originally based on) with the intention of spreading retro … Continue reading Retro Game eBay Sellers are Completely Unhinged

Story Time: Here’s the Real Reason Retro Games are So Hard to Beat

C’mon in, young’uns. Have a seat; settle in. I’ve got a yarn to weave and someone with your interests ought to find it fairly interesting. It all begins long ago, when I was just a wee little gamer, all dewy-eyed and full of wonder. A little bit like you used to be, before you heard the Call of Duty and spent too many Fortnites Crafting … Continue reading Story Time: Here’s the Real Reason Retro Games are So Hard to Beat

Old-School Gaming with Retro Riches

With so much incredible technology attaching to every aspect of our working and social lives, it’s perhaps not too much of a surprise that sometimes we just want to enjoy something a little… old-fashioned. Take computer and console games as a fine example. Software and hardware, combined with lightning-fast internet speeds (usually!), have led to the most amazingly lifelike games. No longer do you need … Continue reading Old-School Gaming with Retro Riches