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Game Gear – Modern Reviews By Old School Gamer Staff

As a child growing up in the 80s, my beloved video game console of choice was the Nintendo Entertainment System. Despite all the different con- troller options that came out for the system, like the NES Advantage arcade stick, I’ve always gravitated towards the stock...

Atari Kids Clubhouse By Kyle Snyder

Several months ago, I contracted strep throat for the first time in my 26 years on the planet. Don’t most folks get this out of the way when they’re five? I’ve always been the procrastinator... Anyway, I was prescribed various medications to ease the pain, and spent...

Video Game of the Day – February 26th – Soul Edge

Video Game of the Day is a daily show available on Amazon Alexa devices and here on this website. Each day, we briefly discuss the history of a single game, randomly chosen. If you would like to listen on your daily flash briefing, you can enable Video Game of the Day...
Atari Kids Clubhouse By Kyle Snyder

Atari Kids Clubhouse By Kyle Snyder

Several months ago, I contracted strep throat for the first time in my 26 years on the planet. Don’t most folks get this out of the way when they’re five? I’ve always been the procrastinator... Anyway, I was prescribed various medications to ease the pain, and spent...

The Most Important Future Gaming Trends!

The Most Important Future Gaming Trends!

If you are not yet familiar with the concepts of “cloud gaming” or “indie games”, but you are a passionate gamer interested in discovering fresh experiences, then you've reached the right spot. We are going to briefly debate the two gaming trends that are on the rise...

The Walter Day Report:  THE MAKE TRAX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: A Legendary Arcade Game Finally Wins Some Respect: By Walter Day – the Man, the Myth, the Legend!

The Walter Day Report: THE MAKE TRAX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: A Legendary Arcade Game Finally Wins Some Respect: By Walter Day – the Man, the Myth, the Legend!

W alter Day always had a dream to organize a Make Trax World Championship. He had been the world record holder of the game during the 1982-1983 period and it was a dream that circled in his mind for nearly 40 years, looking for a place to land. Make Trax is considered...

Sonic CD: A Gem That Needs to Be Featured More.

Sonic CD: A Gem That Needs to Be Featured More.

Whenever a new Sonic collection comes out, the standard Genesis games are usually included.  You may get a few Game Gear titles thrown in there to spice things up but there is one game I feel that should be included with all of the other Genesis Sonic games, even...

Moon Patrol – by Michael Thomasson

Moon Patrol – by Michael Thomasson

Luna City Police Department Seeks Trigger-Happy Hero. Apply Within! WC reated by Irem and co-published with Williams Electronics, Moon Patrol was one of the premiere side-scrolling video games. It is recognized as the first arcade game with parallax scrolling, a...

Spider-Man By Patrick Wong

Spider-Man By Patrick Wong

The sight of Spider-Man scaling a building is a familiar one. Like the classic Atari 2600 game, Spidey's opening appearance in his latest video game has our favorite Wall Crawler climbing one of New York's many tall skyscrapers. Seconds later, the familiarity would...

Growth of Online Gaming in the 2020s

Growth of Online Gaming in the 2020s

The online gaming industry has grown rapidly since several countries began legalizing online betting. The market is expected to continue booming through the 2020s, as its popularity spreads globally. The more high speed internet improves, the most this trend will...

Video Games That Have Aged Like Fine Wine

Video Games That Have Aged Like Fine Wine

Online games are at the height of their popularity as more and more gamers opt for them. The competitiveness is what gets the attention of the younger audience today, along with the graphics. Besides the usual top-ranking titles, people can play various browser games...

Join the Club

Join the Club

Video gamers are always interested in finding out what new games are coming out for their systems. It’s nice to get a sneak preview by seeing some screen shots and descriptions. It is a natural curiosity, because one might consider a particular game as a future...