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

5 Things Splitgate Does Better Than Halo

Every so often, a new video game comes out and tries to take on the biggest franchise on the block. We saw it with Fable and The Elder Scrolls along with Torchlight and Diablo.  Splitgate, a self-proclaimed “Halo meets Portal” game, is the latest newcomer to challenge Halo. I’ll come right out and say it; this game reeks of plagiarism, but it also has says … Continue reading 5 Things Splitgate Does Better Than Halo

The Best MMOs For When You Finally Quit World of Warcraft

Blizzard is going through some stuff right now, and people are seeing the writing on the wall— World of Warcraft might not be the best game in which to invest your time at the moment.  Blizzard’s president just departed, content creators are apparently dragging their feet, and World of Warcraft Shadowlands is taking flak like Snowden from Catch-22.  It’s only natural if you start looking … Continue reading The Best MMOs For When You Finally Quit World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft Will Endure This ‘Perfect Storm’

Why Activision Blizzard’s Latest Situation Is Not the End of WoW  I’ve heard the term “World of Warcraft killer” attached to so many games and situations over the years that I practically have semantic satiation. When entire listicles of games billed as a “WoW killers” have failed to produce that result, it’s clear the term has lost some meaning. Once again, media outlets and other … Continue reading World of Warcraft Will Endure This ‘Perfect Storm’

The Five Types of People Crawling Back to Blizzard for Diablo 2: Resurrected

Diablo II: Resurrected is almost here, and many fans of the first game, myself included, are going to put aside our collective disappointment with Blizzard to come back and pour our “precious” lives away into this time sink.  Think about that for a second. We are willing to buy and play a game (with a $40 price tag) that only received a new coat of … Continue reading The Five Types of People Crawling Back to Blizzard for Diablo 2: Resurrected