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The Mystery of the Bold Game Boy

Shortly after the launch of the Game Boy and throughout the 90's, fans of Nintendo products might have noticed something a little bit strange in advertisements for the handheld gaming juggernaut. See if you can catch it in the following advertisement:...

Retro Gaming Archives – May/June 1991

Consoles When any sort of new technology is made available for public consumption, there’s a portion of the population that will resist it and a portion that will embrace it wholeheartedly. Consumers of video games are no different in this regard. 1991 was a couple of...

Farsights Pinball Arcade Is Losing 60 Tables From Their Library

After years of success with the Williams and Bally pinball licenses that were part of the Farsight Pinball Arcade, they are no longer going to have the games available after June 30, 2018.  A press release was issued on May 4th on their Facebook page:   "Our...

Old School AV Network

No 64 – McDonald’s Games – But why??

But why, indeed. McDonald's games ranged from the pretty decent to the downright creepy. Rob tells us how this all started, from its early 8-bit Nintendo days to its more than acceptable 16-bit outings. And what's that? There's a pretty decent app out there where you...

220 The Best Game of 1986

0 Dec 15, 2017 Hello and welcome to another episode of RGDS.   This time we battle out the best video game released in the year 1985. Yes its another mega show, where we your humble hosts discuss and battle out the best game released in 1986.  It's an amazing year...

Episode 75: APB and Super Pac-Man

Here we are with another instalment of Pie Factory Podcast, an arcade game podcast that most certainly exists. What do you get when you combine Atari and NAMCO? Well, maybe Pac-Mania, but in this case, you get cops and a superhero. This episode will certainly be just...

Factory Sealed – Ep. 157: Full Throttle

It’s time for a trip down the highway at Full Throttle! Join us as we put our pedals to the metal on an epic road trip to everyone’s favorite store, Ar-Goes. The post Factory Sealed – Ep. 157: Full Throttle appeared first on Factory...

No 62 – Recent Retro Gets

One member of Arcade Attack has spent quite a lot this month... Fancy discussing this podcast? Fancy suggesting a topic of conversation? Please tweet us @arcadeattackUK or catch us on facebook.com/arcadeattackUK All copyrighted material contained within this podcast...

Bonus Ep – Revival Retro Event 2018

    In this bonus episode Garron,  and The Drisk talk to Craig Turner all about the upcoming retro event Revival - Generation X on the 19th and 20th May in the Walsall Football Stadium (Near Birmingham UK) Post code WS1 4SA So come and get your tickets...

Let's Compare! Basic Fun Mini Arcade Vs. Original 80s Arcade Games - Q*bert, Frogger, Centipede

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Toni Caven

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Toni Caven, who is displayed on card number 2724, from the   Superstars of 2017 Collection.  Toni is the creator of company in Finland called “Reprocade Ltd.”.  He repairs, restores and operates arcade cabinets and pinball...

The Mystery of the Bold Game Boy

Shortly after the launch of the Game Boy and throughout the 90's, fans of Nintendo products might have noticed something a little bit strange in advertisements for the handheld gaming juggernaut. See if you can catch it in the following advertisement:...

Kickstarter for Retro Game Engine Launches

While there are plenty of freely available game engines out there that allow budding game designers to create and self-publish the next big indie hit, there’s a decidedly huge gap if you’re looking to do that on retro consoles. While game engines such as Unity or the...

Introducing the Super Nt

There are many companies that are coming out with their own version of the reboot of games and game systems.  Next on the list is no exception for the 16 bit generation and the Super Nintendo.  Introducing the Super Nt.   A reimagining of perhaps the greatest video...

Game and Market Watch – By Dan Loosen

In the last article that I wrote, I discussed the importance that the role of story can have when collecting games - good stories make interesting items more desirable, thus raising their prices, while rare items that are relatively unknown tend to be forgotten...

SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis Pre-Order Now!

Scream it out loud... SEGA!!!!!!   Sometimes there are not too many things to get excited for when playing retro games on your Xbox or Playstation 4.  But when you get a list of 50 of the best Sega games into one place, it is more of a reason to load up your gaming...

Atari VCS Coming Soon… Get Ready!!

The time is almost here to participate In one of the most anticipated console releases  to date.  The Atari VCS will be available for pre-sale soon and here is the information to see what the hype is all about. Atari VCS Pre-Sale Opens May 30th on Indiegogo! Featuring...