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

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

Top 5 Game Developers of the 1990s

This perennially popular decade will likely go down as the “Good Ole’ Days” of gaming. Whether it featured the greatest amount high-quality games is of course up for debate, but I don’t think anyone can deny that it was the most inventive and seminal era in the industry. There were dozens of studios that stood out amongst their contemporaries, so it was obviously difficult to … Continue reading Top 5 Game Developers of the 1990s