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Cosmic Star Heroine Review

Cosmic Star Heroine Review – Fun for Retro RPG Fans

Evaluation by comparison is one of the most straightforward strategies a critic can employ. It's also one of the least nuanced. I say this knowing full well that I often do it...
How Warcraft II and C&C Shaped an Entire Genre 8

How Warcraft II and C&C Shaped an Entire Genre

Most video game genres existed in a recognizable form before 1980. There are, however, exceptions—the modern real-time strategy game among them. This late entry was mainly due to the limitations of...
Nintendo Announces Mini-NES Console

NES Classic Edition Trailer Reveals 60 Hz Gameplay, CRT Mode

Earlier this year, Nintendo announced the NES Classic Edition: A small NES-shaped box that allows players to experience Nintendo classics throughout the NES era from a plug-and-play console. Today, Nintendo of...
Nintendo Announces Mini-NES Console

Nintendo Announces Mini-NES Console

Nintendo is bringing back the ultimate blast from the past by announcing a new edition of their first console. The NES: Classic Edition is a miniaturized edition of the original Nintendo...
A Throwback To When Gaming Was Good - 2015-05-03 23:23:10

A Throwback To When Gaming Was Good

It was a gloomy day in a Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto. 10 kids, all with their own situations depriving them of happiness; worry settling in for all their family members....
How to Win: Shovel Knight - 2014-06-30 15:49:47

Shovel Knight (PS4) Review

Living In A Hipster Paradise There are two kinds of retro-gamers; there’s the kind that actually blew at the cartridge slots of their NES games, and remember game saving as either typing...
Nostalgia will have to wait, Retron 5 delayed

Nostalgia will have to wait, Retron 5 delayed

The master console of retro gaming - no, not the Ouya - has been delayed. A series of faulty pins in the cartridge slots have halted the release of the product, for...