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Remembering the Arcade Industry Trade Shows – By Q*Bert’s Dad Warren Davis

One of the most enjoyable aspects of a career in the video arcade industry in the 1980s was attending the industry’s trade shows. These events (not open to the general public) were like video arcades on steroids. Game manufacturers brought dozens of their newest...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Jeffrey Wittenhagen

This week we look back at an interview I did with author and Retro Gamer Jeffrey Wittenhagen.   Jeffrey has written a handful of retro gaming books with stunning illustration.   You can access these books for purchase as well as other items from Jeffrey...

Shivers: Exploring Dr. Windlenot’s Mysterious Museum

Professor Windlenot's Museum of the Strange and Unusual sits in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio. Opened by Sir Hubert Windlenot, the museum was intended to highlight the arcane knowledge Windlenot gathered over the course of his career with the The President, Council and Fellows...

The Story Of The GameShark - Gaming's Most Famous Cheating Device!

Introducing the Intellivision Amico™!

  Hello Intellivision Family! We are so happy to be able to share these details of the new Intellivision console. Please help us spread the word by sharing our reveal trailer and information on social media. Thank you for your support and we look forward to giving you...

The Tale of Orpheo’s Curse

Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, I call this story, “The Tale of Orpheo’s Curse.” For kids who grew up in the 1990s, “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” was practically a right of passage. Along with R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books (the television series...

Shenmue II for Xbox Review

With Shenmue III on the way and the remasters already out, I thought it would be prudent to finally play Shenmue II (I played the original about 7-years ago) but for the Xbox instead, since I'm too poor (cheap) for the Dreamcast version. It's a heck of a time...

Get Ready, PONG Just Got Way More Awesome!!!

Thanks to Kickstarter, the relaunch of the classic game of Pong was a successful reincarnation that has created a tremendous buzz across the video game world.  The sit down cocktail marvel has people stopping by and staring at several video game conventions and even...