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Maniac Mansion: A Campy Classic

The teenage years are a difficult and confusing time. They’re even more difficult and confusing if your girlfriend Sandy has been kidnapped by a mad scientist who is being mind controlled by a sentient meteor. Such are the trying circumstances that Dave Miller must...

My Arcade® to launch classic BANDAI NAMCO Titles on two unique new portable devices

LOS ANGELES, CA – June 12, 2018 – MY ARCADE, US Based Retro Gaming specialist, and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., have joined forces and are set to announce two new gaming devices filled with Classic NAMCO games at this year’s E3. The new machines further expand the...

Mayhem in Monsterland: The Swan Song of the Commodore 64

All good things come to an end. By the early 1990s, the golden age of Commodore 64 games was past. The world of technology was moving on, but the system had one last surprise in store for the gaming world. It came in the form of a little dinosaur. The dinosaur’s name...

Old School AV Network

No 68 – Bret Mogilefsky – Interview

The Grim Fandango/LucasArts supremo kindly gave some of his time to drop and have a good chat with our Adrian for a truly fascinating insight into working with Tim Schafer, the LucasArts crew, and the sheer work required to bring a masterpiece like Grim Fandango to...

222 Complicated Minds

Hello Retro Gamers and welcome to episode 222 of RGDS. This episode is dedicated to discussion the many Mental Health problems experience by many of us within the Retro Gaming community. From addiction, to depression and dealing with the difficulties that every day...

No 67 – Robocop vs Terminator

Not just a glorious Genesis/Mega Drive game, Rob talks us through its comic beginnings (the media format, not hilarity) to said SEGA 16-bit version and I suppose we'd better talk about the (ugh) SNES version... Will someone please give us a reboot!! Mega Drive Review...

No 66 – Diddy Kong Racing!

Its place in kart racing folklore needs no recapping. Well, maybe a little. Adrian tells us how he had to choose a kart racer for his newly purchased N64 and thankfully went for Diddy Kong over a certain other kart racer which shall not be named. Rob thinks he should...

RoundUp 129 – Proportionate Response

Hardware Flashback - (00:00) Dinosaur Pie - (42:36) Kidd Video And Hidden Fortress - I Need A Quarter - (1:37:47) Ted Dabney Interview - (1:41:46) Top Ten Drug Related Games - (3:31:07) Gaming Trivia - (4:37:00) The British IBM: Jet Set Willy - (4:37:27) Live News And...

221 ZX Spectrum Magazines

Crash, Your Spectrum/Sinclair & Sinclair User were 3 of the best selling and much loved ZX Spectrum magazines in the 80's. Rising from the emerging industry of home computer games, these giants wrote the rule book in video game journalism.  Retro Gamer writer Graeme...

The Untold Story Of Virtual Reality On The Sega Genesis - The Unreleased The Sega VR Headset

Maniac Mansion: A Campy Classic

The teenage years are a difficult and confusing time. They’re even more difficult and confusing if your girlfriend Sandy has been kidnapped by a mad scientist who is being mind controlled by a sentient meteor. Such are the trying circumstances that Dave Miller must...

Mayhem in Monsterland: The Swan Song of the Commodore 64

All good things come to an end. By the early 1990s, the golden age of Commodore 64 games was past. The world of technology was moving on, but the system had one last surprise in store for the gaming world. It came in the form of a little dinosaur. The dinosaur’s name...

Jelly Monsters: The Battle Between Commodore and Atari

In the great pantheon of video games, few titles loom so large as Pac-Man. Developed by Namco and released in 1980, the game was wildly successful, creating legions of devoted fans. That same year, Commodore released the 8 bit VIC-20. It marked an important step in...

Dungeon of Death: An RPG For The Commodore PET

I don’t remember the first text based adventure game I ever played. It seems like the sort of thing I should know given my love for the genre, but the title has vanished from my memory. Because of this I suspect, the games have attained something of a towering,...

Video Game Summit 2018

Video Game Summit, is Chicago’s Premier Video Game Event. The 2018 show will be at The Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park,IL, 7/14/18 show hours are: 10:00am till 6pm(all times central) Remember how much fun you used to have playing Atari, Nintendo and all kinds of games...