The Best NES Games Under $8, $10, and $12

The NES is probably my favorite console ever. Yes, the Super Nintendo is technologically superior and has a ton of really really great games. And the best SNES games are arguably better than the best NES games, but you just can’t beat the NES for pure nostalgic greatness. There’s the added benefit that the original Nintendo Entertainment System has about the same number of games … Continue reading The Best NES Games Under $8, $10, and $12

16 Underrated NES Games

The Nintendo Entertainment System is one of the most successful and most enduring video game consoles ever invented. Following the North American console crash, the NES emerged not only as the dominating force in home gaming, but as a pop culture icon so ubiquitous as to be almost unmatched in its ubiquitatious ubiquitosity! Mario, Metroid, Zelda and Kirby have all become mainstays of this legendary … Continue reading 16 Underrated NES Games

The NES had Some Pretty Good Shmups

Despite hardware limitations, the NES was a haven for some fantastic scrolling shoot-em-ups. For its time and even by today’s standards, the NES is one of the most versatile game consoles ever created. For the most part, action/adventure platformers were the meat and potatoes of the NES library, but there was no shortage of RPGs, top-down adventures, run & guns, a crap-ton of arcade ports … Continue reading The NES had Some Pretty Good Shmups

Nintendo Casino Games

Since its launch in 2017, Nintendo Switch has remained among the best-selling consoles, selling over 91 million units worldwide. The Switch has given Nintendo new hope in the ongoing battle with giants like Playstation and Xbox, after the poor performance of its predecessor (the Wii U). The recognition of the Nintendo Switch as a serious console has been long overdue and there’s something for everyone … Continue reading Nintendo Casino Games

Endgame Accessories – RGB Gaming Mouse Mat with 13 Lighting Modes

I don’t know about you, but I’m an absolute sucker for LEDs in my gaming space. Between my obsession with neon-retro designs and my refusal to use the main overhead lights in my room, lighted accessories is basically mandatory. My current setup is solid-white everything with soft purple or blue LEDs throughout. LED strips behind my plasma TV, lighting my NES shelf, pulsing in my … Continue reading Endgame Accessories – RGB Gaming Mouse Mat with 13 Lighting Modes

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

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

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

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