Gaming Retro

Conker Turns 15 Years Old Today

Conker’s Bad Fur Day is an action-platform video game developed by Rare for the Nintendo 64 (N64) video game console. It was released on 5 March 2001 in North America and on 6 April 2001 in Europe as part of the Conker video game series. Although visually similar to Rare’s family-oriented Nintendo 64 platformers, the […]

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PlayStation 2 Turns 16 Years Old Today

The PlayStation 2 (PS2), is a home video game console that was manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is Sony’s second installment in the PlayStation Series. It was released on March 4, 2000, in Japan followed by North America and Europe later the same year. The sixth-generation console competed with Sega’s Dreamcast, Microsoft’s Xbox, and […]

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why are retro games gaining value so fast?

If you are wondering why retro games have been going up in value  you have cone to the right place. Now NES and SNES are skyrocketing in value and what is starting it is now all the 80s and early 90s kids want to play there child hood games and every one now sees them as value. […]

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Rookery’s Retro Review: Double Dragon (Arcade)

Overall Score: 5 (of 5), cooperative beat ’em up worth every quarter. Story: In a city that’s not Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, a street gang approaches a girl, punches her square in the gut, then carries her off. What?  That’s pretty screwed up!  Fortunately, our heroes emerge too late to do much about it from a […]

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The return of Arcade

Since the rise of home gaming systems seemed that the decline of arcade was inevitable. The 80’s were the best decade for Arcades and those days have been forgotten for good… But that’s not the end of the story and the one I’m going to tell you has a happy ending too. During the last […]

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Happy 23rd Birth Day Star Fox

Star Fox released as Starwing in Europe (to avoid confusion with an association named “StarVox” in Germany), is the first game in the Star Fox series of video games, released on February 21, 1993 in Japan, on March 26, 1993 in North America, and on June 3, 1993 in Europe for the Super Famicom/Super Nintendo […]

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Rookery’s Retro Review: T.G.I.F. (Commodore 64)

Overall Score: 5 (of 5), a fun party game for up to four players of all ages Story:  Your goal is to reach a cash amount before your competitors.  The only thing that stands between you, other players and a CPU player is a calendar.  Dates blink around on the monthly calendar until you stop […]

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Legend Of Zelda Turns 30 Years Old Today

The Legend of Zelda subtitled The Hyrule Fantasy in its original Japanese release, is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo and designed by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka. Set in the fantasy land of Hyrule, the plot centers on a boy named Link, the playable protagonist, who aims to collect the eight […]

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Xenogears Released 18 Years Ago Today

Xenogears is a science fiction role-playing video game developed and published by Squaresoft (now Square Enix) for Sony’s PlayStation. It was released on February 11, 1998 in Japan and on October 20, 1998 in North America. The game was never released in PAL territories. It was re-released by Squaresoft as a Greatest Hits title in […]