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Polymega Barrages Twitter with New Updates

It’s been nearly a year since the Polymega remerged into the retro gaming zeitgeist, and about nine months since any other tangible updates have surfaced. But for those of you who have been patiently awaiting news of the industries hottest new converged emulation...

Konami’s Classics Collections and the Curse of Being a Nintendo Fan

The drawback of being a Hard Corp fan of certain brands’ Bloodlines.

A Winner Is You! Pro Wrestling on the NES

For no good reason, I’ve been thinking about pro wrestling today. I’ve written about it before (https://www.oldschoolgamermagazine.com/wwf-superstars/). I’ve been thinking about some of the legends of the sport: Andre the Giant, Fritz Von Erich, Sylvester Ritter (aka...

A Winner Is You! Pro Wrestling on the NES

For no good reason, I’ve been thinking about pro wrestling today. I’ve written about it before (https://www.oldschoolgamermagazine.com/wwf-superstars/). I’ve been thinking about some of the legends of the sport: Andre the Giant, Fritz Von Erich, Sylvester Ritter (aka...

Ninja Gaiden

In his classic book on kenjutsu, The Book of Five Rings, Miyamoto Musashi wrote, “...in a fight to the death, one wants to employ all one’s weapons to the utmost. I must say that to die with one’s sword still sheathed is most regrettable.” Growing up, I had many an...

The Legends Flashback Blast!

Last Fall, AtGames introduced its Blast! family of products. Old School Gamer ran a brief piece detailing the announcement: (https://www.oldschoolgamermagazine.com/atgames-announces-blast-family-of-products/) For a brief recap, Blast! Is a series of plug and play...

The National Videogame Museum

This weekend I took a trip to the past, and I didn’t even need a DeLorean to get there. All I had to do was make the short drive to Frisco, Texas to visit the National Videogame Museum. Opened in 2016 by Joe Santulli, Sean Kelly, and John Hardie (founders of the Las...

Global Gladiators for Game Gear Review

New review! Get it while it's hot! Of all the companies that shouldn't be involved in video games, I'd say McDonald's rates pretty highly. But they are, and this game, Global Gladiators found its way onto the Sega Game Gear in 1992. [wpdevart_youtube width="640"...

Deja Vu

The term “film noir” traces back to 1946 and the French film critic Nino Frank. He used the phrase in an article titled, “A New Kind of Police Drama: the Criminal Adventure,” which focused on films like Double Indemnity, The Maltese Falcon, and Murder My Sweet. They...