The 10 Best NES Shmups - Great Nintendo Shoot Em Up Games
Do you remember any of your favorite childhood dreams? We do. At least, if you’re anything like us, you dreamed about being a badass fighter pilot. How cool would it be to rocket past enemy lines, blasting baddies left and right with machine turrets ...
The Best PS1 Fighting Games!
The Best PS1 Fighting Games! Our Toughest All-Time Titles
Whether you’re throwing a hadouken, dodging an uppercut, or ripping out your foe’s entire skeleton, one thing’s for sure. Fighting games are the pinnacle of competitive recreation (barring anything that requires actual physical training, anyway). The...
The Good, Bad & Ugly in this Ultimate Golden Sun Review
When I first got my Nintendo Game Boy Advance, Golden Sun was one of my very first GBA games I played on the system. My younger brother told me it was a GBA-exclusive RPG that I would really enjoy. I fired it up, felt like the intro was a little...
The 10 Best Christmas Themed Video Games to Play
Ho ho ho! It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It’s that time of the year again, folks. Unwrapping gifts, decorating homes, and enjoying sumptuous meals with your family and l...
The Variations & Reasoning of Nintendo NES Cartridge Screws
In 1986, Nintendo released the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America, changing the entertainment industry forever. It was immediately so popular that people trampled strangers in department stores just to get one before it sold out. This tre...
Why is Bloodborne on the PS4 is Hard As Hell, but Fun As Hell?
I’m not the kind of player who longs for “the good old days” when games seemed to hate you and want you to die. My attempt to replay Paperboy and recapture the glory of my NES days was short-lived as I realized how needlessly, unrewarding cruel that ...
Why Video Games & Consoles Turn that Nasty Yellow Color
It can happen to even the most scrupulous retro-game collector. You’ve got a pristine Super Nintendo displayed alongside other throwback consoles, and yet somehow it turns yellow over time. 
Whats Special about the different Versions of Video Games?
Are you wondering, what does “black label” mean in video games? You’re not alone. It gets confusing when one game is released under so many different labels. You’ll often see Gamecube Player's Choice vs black label or PS2 black label vs red label, am...
Console Wars: Is the Sega Dreamcast & The Xbox Related?
In the last 15 years, Microsoft’s Xbox has risen to become, along with Sony’s PlayStation. One of the twin pillars of home console gaming. While stalwart companies like Nintendo have enjoyed success as well. Xbox and PlayStation are Coke and Pepsi. L...