How to Spot Fake Pokémon Nintendo DS Games!
I was playing my Nintendo DS, and the Pokémon game cartridge I was using wouldn't load. I thought that was strange, the pin on the game looked clean. My Nintendo DS played every other game cartridge I inserted. Furthermore, I tried the Pokémon game o...
How to Spot Fake Pokemon Games, Nintendo Game Boy Advance Games
Bootleg Game Boy Advance Pokémon games are getting more & more frequent in the gaming community.  Really, it's not just Pokémon games, it's pretty much all the popular games from the Game Boy Advance library. This article shows a real vs fak...
How to tell if N64 game is Authentic or a Bootleg Video Game
With retro video game cartridges, selling at an all-time high.  People are going to make bootlegs and try and sell them as the real thing. With an expensive game selling for 1400 dollars. Like the Nintendo 64 repro cart shown in the images, of C...
15 of the Best PS2 RPGs Ranked - The Old School Game Vault
Putting together a list of “the best PS2 RPGs” is both easy and difficult. It’s easy in the sense that there’s no dearth of role-playing games—the system has more RPG titles than some short-lived consoles, like the TurboGrafx-16, has of any kind...
How to tell if SNES Game is Authentic or a Bootleg Game Cart
Recently we obtained a handful of games.  These were some really rare Super Nintendo titles, that someone was trying to sell to me as legit copies. At first glance, it was pretty obvious to tell none of these were an authentic game. Below are po...
5 Rare Atari 2600 Games, Worth More Than Your Car
To the uninitiated, collecting rare Atari 2600 games might seem like a niche hobby. But nostalgia is a powerful thing, and this power translates to big dollars. Take the rare video-game market, for example. Certain classic games can are worth thousan...
The 10 Best SNES RPGS - Super Nintendo Role Playing Games
Today, we are going to take a look at the Best Games from the Super Nintendo stable. At The Old School Game Vault, we are fond of snes library and it would make us happy if you the reader can discover some of the games that gave us so many happy...
10 of The best NES RPGs Ranked - Nintendo Role Playing Games
For those of us who were young when the Nintendo Entertainment System first hit markets, it represents a childhood filled with countless gaming memories. Finally beating the last level on Super Mario Bros, giggling maniacally as we shot down ducks in...
What Are The Expansion Ports Under A NES And N64 Used For?
These days, game systems come with all kinds of auxiliary ports—USB, HDMI, Ethernet, Optical Audio, and more. These ports are used for logging in online, connecting digital cameras, and everything in between. But back in console gaming’s retro heyday...