Gaming News Retro

Namco’s Founder And Father Of Pac-Man Dies Aged 91

The Japanese games company Bandai Namco says Masaya Nakamura, the “Father of Pac-Man” who founded the Japanese video game company behind the hit creature-gobbling game, has died at age 91. Nakamura originally founded the company as Nakamura Manufacturing, selling coin-operated children’s rides to a department store in Yokohama, Japan. He later changed the name of […]

Retro Reviews

Rookery’s Retro Review: Time Pilot (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 4 (of 5), shoot planes to travel through time! Story: Caught in a timewarp, you find yourself in 1910.  To earn your wings, you must destroy a number of fighters to advance to the next age. Next jump 1940, then 1970, followed by 1983 (the modern age?), and the future which is 2001! […]

Gaming Retro

A Tribute To “Mega Man X” (SNES 1994)

Mega Man X was released 23 years ago today in North America. So to pay homage to this amazing timeless game I present this tribute post. Mega Man is known as Rockman in Japan. Rockman X was originally released in Japan on December 17, 1993. Just a little over a month later North America released […]

Downloads Gaming PC Retro

Original NBA Jam Gets A 2K17 Update Hack For SNES

Boomshakalaka! One of the greatest and funnest basketball games in gaming history is making headlines this week after Hogs With A Blog created a rom hack for the original 1994 version of NBA Jam, with a new 2K17 roster and special characters. As for gameplay it looks and feels just like the original. You’ll notice […]

Features Gaming Retro

“Eternal Champions” Was Released 24 Years Ago Today

For Eternal Champions 24th Anniversary we’re paying homage today with the some history and the intro video, which was pretty much the story line. In the early 90s Street Fighter 2 and Mortal Kombat were 2 of the most popular games around. Together they pretty much defined the fighting game genre. In 1993 Sega tried […]

Gaming News Retro

GameStop’s Top 10 Most Requested Retro Consoles

GameStop isn’t just a toy store. They also sell video games sometimes. To try to stay relevant GameStop started selling retro consoles and games on there website in July 2015. They expanded their new retro market to physical stores in North America in October 2016. As downloadable digital content is on the rise, new physical […]

Gaming Geeky Retro Toys

Custom Legend Of Zelda Map Recreated In 3D

This custom 3D model of Legend of Zelda’s Hyrule Map was sold in a Facebook game trading group for an extremely low price. Beautiful isn’t it? Back in the 80s the Legend of Zelda’s map ruled supreme over all other game maps. If you owned the game back in the early days of the NES […]

Gaming Retro Reviews

The Lion King Mini-Rant & Review

The Lion King Today I have the honor of talking about the  legendary game the legendary game “The lLon King”. For the past 4 years I’ve wanted to talk about this game, but never could beat it. Finally after last night I’m proud to say that I finally beat that hell we call a game. […]