10 PlayStation 2 RPGs Worth Your Time to Play

Playstation 2 RPG Games

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3 Tips to Successfully Sell Used Video Games Online

Sell Used Video Games Online

One of the major mistakes people make when they sell used video games is that they don’t see the forest for the trees. Most of the time folks are happy pocketing a quick couple of bucks on a sale, yet they don’t realize that the market for retro games is one that rakes in over $200 million per year.
 
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The SNES Super Scope & Everything you need to Know!

Super Nintendo: Super Scope - Light Gun

To paraphrase 19th Century British playwright Oscar Wilde, the SNES Super Scope was awesome. Even if he never said that, he should have. Because it was.

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Rock Band 4 - Review - The Old School Game Vault

Rock Band 4 Review

The Intro:

You’re hitting the high notes. You’re getting there, to that crucial, victorious crescendo that ties the entire song together. You pause. The instruments stop. The crowd looks on, wild with expectation. And then, it begins – the pulse-pounding guitar solo that elevates the song to another level. The audience loses their collective minds. You’ve got them in the palm of your hand.

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Light Guns, Zappers, Phasers, Not HD Compatible - Here's Why

Light Guns, Blasters, Zappers and Phasers

For fans of retro gaming, few things are more fun than firing up an old console system on a modern flat-screen TV. Seeing how games of yesteryear look in stunning 1080p high definition is a goal unto itself. 

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Elite Dangerous Review – The Old School Game Vault

Elite Dangerous Xbox One Review

The Intro:

In space, no one can hear you scream. It’s a vast, infinite cosmos filled with staggering, mind-boggling things that are unfathomable to our brains. What’s beyond the furthest discovered reaches of the universe? There’s more of it.

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Is Paying $600 for a used retro video game worth the cost?

The cost of Retro Games

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5 Bad Ass Games That Define the Shmup (Shoot 'em up) Genre

The Best Shot'em Up Games

Shmup. Some gamers get a natural high just from saying the word while others can’t forget about the genre fast enough. Despite this, one thing’s for certain: shmup’s legacy will endure as long as there are video games to be played.

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Until Dawn PS4 Review - The Old School Game Vault

Until Dawn Playstation 4 Review

The Intro:

One of the most annoying aspects of modern game plotlines is how little you as a player can do to influence the overall outcome. Other than a select few games, like the ones that Telltale so expertly crafts, the player is basically just a cog in the overall machine.

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Super Mario Maker Review - The Old School Game Vault

Super Mario Maker Review

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Mario Kart: Is it Still Fresh After All These Years?

Mario Kart Video Games

At their best, Nintendo games bridge generations. “Super Mario Bros.”, “The Legend of Zelda”, “Metroid”, “Donkey Kong”—these games, and the colorful cast of characters that populate them, have made appearances on most Nintendo consoles, such was their enduring popularity.

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Mega Man Legacy Collection Review

Mega Man Legacy Collection Review

The Intro:

If you’re interesting in playing old games, you’ll be faced with a dilemma. Unless you want to head over to eBay and pay lots of money for a good copy of the original game, your only other option is pirating ROMs of the game.

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Enduring Fear: Survival Horror Games that Defined the Genre

Survival Horror Video Games

First-person shooters, platformers, side-scrollers, shoot-em-ups—these are just a few of the many video game genres out there. Add all those sub-genres into the mix and you have near limitless options for gaming. 

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Yoshi’s Wolly World Review -The Old School Game Vault

Yoshi’s Wolly World Review

The Info:

Super Mario Bros is a fond part of gamers’ memories for several different reasons. It was a fun, challenging platformer that rewarded skill and timing and featured a colorful, cutesy universe.

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The Best Role Playing Games the Super Nintendo Had to Offer

Best SNES RPG Titles

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A forgotten Genre – Retro Gaming Brawlers – Beat’em Ups

Beat'em Ups - Retro Brawlers

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Ultra Street Fighter IV Review - The Old School Game Vault

Ultra Street Fighter IV Review

The Intro:

There are more Street Fighter games than there are memes about Justin Bieber. OK, maybe that’s a little bit of an exaggeration. You get the point. For every Street Fighter game release, there are several others padded with prefixes like Super, Hyper, Remix and Ultra. Ultra Street Fighter IV, which promised a whole host of goodies, was shown to screaming gamers at the Sony conference in February. And for hadouken-blasting PS4 owners everywhere, it has finally arrived.

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Batman Arkham Knight Review – The Old School Game Vault

Batman Arkham Knight Review

History:

Batman is a complicated guy. Several times over Batman’s storied history, writers have talked about the emotional and psychological toll his actions have. Is Batman the cause of all of the problems that Gotham currently faces?

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Games and Genres That Defined the Sega Saturn

Best Sega Saturn Games

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Five of the Best Unknown Video Game Consoles

Retro Video Game Consoles

With Nintendo’s popularity at an all-time low, Xbox and PlayStation have become the Coke and Pepsi of home game consoles. But there was a time when there were many systems on the market from which to choose. 

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