10 Best Retro Video Game Platforms and Where to Buy Them

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Retro video gaming has become a popular hobby for all kinds of gamers. Some want to revisit classic video games from their youth to relive the magic. Others want to play vintage video games they've never had the chance to play before.

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What are the Best Sega Genesis Role Playing Games to Play

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There’s nothing quite like a good RPG game to transport you into a world of swords-and-sorcery, foul creatures and great heroes, and make you feel like you’re part of a great adventure to save the world. That’s all we wanted to do as kids, right? (Some of us still hope to find a portal that takes us into a world where we are axe-wielding warriors tasked with saving the realm, on a pet dinosaur) Today, we are going to take a look at some of best RPG games on one of the platforms that was most responsible for showcasing the strength of the RPG genre – the Sega Genesis . Put on your armor and pick up your weapon, and let’s run through some of the best Sega Genesis games. Shadowrun  Shadowrun is one of the best pieces of interactive fiction that has been produced, so it isn’t a surprise that...
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Here is our Picks for: The Best Super Mario Games of the 1990's

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Few gaming franchises have established as much of a legacy and a permanent spot in the gaming pantheon as the adventures of Mario and his cast of lovable characters. Today, we’ll be taking a look at a crucial decade for the Mario franchise – the 90s – and count down the best games the franchise released in these 10 years. 
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PS1 Fighting Games! Our Toughest All Time Titles

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Whether you’re throwing a hadouken from the other end of the screen or exchanging roundhouse kicks and fists at close range, there’s something about the mano-a-mano combat that fighting games deliver that is incredibly intense, challenging and fun at the same time.  

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An inside look at one of the best video games series in Castlevania

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Any time a series inspires an entire genre of games, you know they’re doing something right. One half of the inspiration behind the ever-popular Metroidvania genre of games, Castlevania does a lot of things well and arguably includes the most battles against Count Dracula featured in any gaming series.

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The Retro Gamers Guide for Buying Used Video Games Online

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The retro video-game market rakes in around 200 million dollars annually. This despite the fact that we live in a bit-torrent age where consumers want and expect free entertainment.

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The Complete Original Nintendo NES Label / Seal Guide

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The late 1970s saw the release of the Atari 2600 and the rise of the home gaming console. But by the early 1980s, it crashed and burned. This was due mostly to gamers’ frustration at sub-par games (“E.T. The Extra Terrestrial,” anyone?). The sentiment effectively killed the home-console market.

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What Are The Expansion Ports Under A NES And N64 Used For?

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These days, game systems come with all kinds of I/O ports—USB, HDMI, Ethernet, Optical Audio and more. These portals are used to do everything from log online to connect digital cameras.

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The Six Best X-Men Video Games You Gotta Play!

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The stars have aligned. The pleas of a legion of devoted, entertainment-starved fanbase have reached the heavens and changed the order of things.

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The Ultimate! Video Game System Selling Guide

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Why, Where and How Should I Study Game Design?

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Thats Phat! The Best Video Games from the Year 1998 - Part 2

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1998, as we’ve talked about in the previous article, saw the release of some all-time classics. 3D began to take hold, and games and game developers responded in kind.

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4 of The greatest retro Batman Video Games from the 90's

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The Dark Knight is without a doubt one of the most beloved comic book characters and pop culture icons of all time. Over decades, Batman’s brooding nature, ace detective skills and colorful gallery of villains have become second nature to most of us.

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Booyah! The Best Retro Video Games from 1997 - Part 2

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Booyah! Retro Gaming Rewind in the Year 1997

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1997 was another solid year for retro video games. Plenty of long-running franchises came out with fun entries, and some unexpected gems stole gamers’ hearts worldwide. This was also the year 3D Realms began developing the game that ended up taking an eternity to release – Duke Nukem Forever. 

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Reliving 1996! Part 2 Remembering These Video Game Classics?

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As we’ve mentioned in Part 1 of this series, 1996 was a truly landmark year for video games. The industry saw a huge number of classic entries – from violent first-person shooters, to fun platformers and grim strategy games.

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Fantastic Video Games! That helped shape gaming in the 80s

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In a previous blog post we touched on five of the most iconic video games of the 1980s. This wasn’t necessarily a compilation of the greatest games (although some, like Pac-Man and Super Mario Bros. will always have re-playability), but rather those titles that defined a decade.

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5 Glorious Retro Gaming Shooters You Gotta Play Now!

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The Cream of the Crop! 5 more of the Best Retro Beat-Em Ups

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5 Kick-Ass Shooters to get you Flying by the Seat of Your Pants

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