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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Why the Nintendo Virtual Boy Failed to Capture the 3D Market

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Five Reasons Why We are in the Golden Age of Retro Gaming

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Bring On the Retro Video Game Sequels!

Doom Retro Shooter

gloriously old school trailer was recently released for Strafe, a Kickstarter first-person shooter set in space that insists that upon its 2016 release it will be by far the best game of 1996. 

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Retro Console Wars: N64 vs. PS1

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In another article I discussed the relative merits of the two main fifth-gen consoles—the Nintendo 64 and the PlayStation (One)—during their first holiday seasons after launch. 

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Retro Video Game: Launch Wars: N64 vs. PS1

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The Super Nintendo Had Them, The Nintendo 64 Missed Them

Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo Consoles

The Nintendo 64 is a video game console that is seen as a lot of things. With the benefit of hindsight, it is easy to look back and see the console as the moment where Nintendo started to lose its grip on the video game industry that it once dominated.

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3 Forgotten Nintendo NES Games You Gotta Try

Retro Nintendo NES

In a previous post, I discuss some classic games that you know and probably played, but that you should give a second look in 2015. Here I’ll discuss a trio of all-but-forgotten retro games. 

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3 Retro Gaming Classics You Gotta Play Today

Retro Gaming wth Super Nintendo

You’ve heard of the games on this list. You’ve probably played at least a couple of them. But have you played them recently? In this millennium? 

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Is Retro Gaming Harder, Than Todays Games?

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Has Mainstream Gaming Gotten Less Patient?          

I remember a time in about 1991 when I borrowed Super Mario Brothers 3 from a friend for a weekend. I wanted to beat it before I gave it back, but this being the relatively early days of console gaming,

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Sega DreamCast Review - A Sensational Retro Gaming Console

 

Release Date: 2007
Genre: Role Playing
Console: Nintendo GBA
Section: Game Review
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Considered by many to be one of the most innovative consoles of its genre. It’s funny to think that little white box could provide us a splendid home arcade feel. Perhaps even more interesting is the fact this may have been the first Xbox Console.

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The Best Life Lessons I Ever Learned from Videogames

Retro Gaming

A couple years back, while visiting with family over Thanksgiving, my cousins and siblings and I started playing the card game we call King Peasant (though it’s also called a lot of other things around the world). 

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Retro Gaming with the Sega Genesis

Sega Genesis Video Game Console

One of the most important consoles in the history of home video games was the Genesis, released by Sega in North America in the summer of 1989. It was a 16-bit console that featured a library that eventually topped out at over 900 different games.

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The Classic’s Never Die, Gaming with Nostalgia is Growing

Retro Video Games

 

Even though video game giants like Sony and Microsoft continue to release their "latest and greatest" hardware in the form of the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, retro gaming is continuing to grow.

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Revealing a True Gaming Legend, The Super Nintendo Console

Super Nintendo Console

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, more popularly known as the SNES, was released in 1990. It quickly became one of the most popular gaming devices of its time, partly defining the fourth generation of video game consoles.

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4 Tips to Clean Retro Video Game Cartridges

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