Reliving 1996! Do you Remember These Video Game Classics?

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A massive number of classics were released in 1996 across a wide variety of platforms, and in this article, we are going to talk about some of our favorites from 1996.

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The Cream of the Crop! The Best Marvel Video Games

Best Retro Marvel Games

Guardians of The Galaxy 2 just hit theaters, and it’s a joyous, fun-filled big screen experience, like all of the other movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s a great time to be a comic book fan, with several lesser known comic book characters getting their own movies.

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Super Nintendo Review of Disney's Aladdin - SNES

Aladdin SNES Review

The Intro:

Movies and licensed video-games usually go together about as well as oil and water. Fortunately, during the 90s, Disney had a string of video-games that not only served as passable entries for fans of the movies, but were great games in their own right.

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Discover - The Best Retro Video Games from 1995

Best 1995 Video Games

1995 was a landmark year for video games. The Playstation was only a few months old, and Sony was looking to make a comeback after Nintendo and the SNES had been trouncing their products.

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Video Game Sequels! That Were Better Than the Original

Video Game Sequels

Last year we presented a list of video games whose developers were nice enough to build upon the original and deliver great sequels. These included such famous examples as “Batman: Arkham City,” “Assassin’s Creed 2,” and some subsequent editions by a little-known franchise called “Halo.”

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The Best Games of 2016 Part 2: The Best of The Best

The Best Video Games of 2016

This was tough.

2016 had so, so many stellar games that almost any list would essentially leave out a few favorites. However, we combed through our personal gaming archives, had several heated discussions over email and in person, swapped a lot of skeptical hippo memes and finally managed to narrow it down to a select few candidates.

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Street Fighter II: The World Warrior SNES Review

Retro Video Games

There are lots of good video games. There are fewer great retro video games. But only a select handful of retro video games qualify to hold the titles ‘Pioneer’, ‘Groundbreaking’ or ‘Legendary’.

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Holy Crap! Counterfeit Video Games & The Growing Problem!

Counterfeit Video Games

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Da Bomb! 9 of the Dopest Retro Video Games from the year 1994

The best retro video games gems 1994

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Pokemon Sun And Moon Review - The Old School Game Vault

Pokemon Sun and Moon Review

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The 10 Greatest Christmas Themed Video Games to Play

Top 10 Christmas Vide Game List

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Perfection! Telling A Compelling Story with in Game Music

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Video Game Music is Now Everywhere. As It Should Be.

In 2001 I was a music minor in a composer’s group at my college that met once a week to discuss various issues in music and composing. One day I proposed to the group that at an upcoming meeting I’d make a presentation on video game music as a serious emerging venue for the musical art form.

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5 Remarkable Retro Video Games that Defined the 80s

Retro Video Games

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5 Insanely Great Retro Gaming Brawlers You Gotta Play!

Retro Video Games

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6 Fantastic Reasons for Gaming Behind the Times

Retro Gaming Consoles

A Day Late and a Dollar Long: The Joys of Gaming a Generation Behind


Aside from my first console and first computer, falling a console generation behind in the mid-nineties was the best thing that ever happened to me as a gamer.

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Decisions - What Kinda Video Game Character do You Play?

Video Game Characters

(NON-)SPOILER NOTE: This post discusses the moral situations of the protagonists of several games without going beyond very general plot outlines (Does the character make seemingly immoral decisions? Do his/her reasons seem good?

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The Nintendo Switch: Is it Buzz or Hype

The Nintendo Switch Video Game Console

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Five Moments in Time that Revolutionized the Gaming Industry

Video Game Industry

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HOLLYWOOD: Why Are There No Good Video Game-Based Movies?

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Why Hasn’t There Been a Great Movie Based on a Video Game?

When I saw the roller-coaster-like movie Gravity, I was surprised to realize that I occasionally felt like I was watching a video game on a giant screen.

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Video Game Sequels That were Better Than the Original

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