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RETROSPECTIVE: Making Sense of THEC64 Mini

The move to create a Mini makes perfect sense, however.  All it takes is a passing glance at what Nintendo’s been able to accomplish with both the miniature NES and SNES Classic Editions to realize that a nostalgic looking box that emulates original titles legally and pumps the images into a modern display via HDMI is the hot ticket right now.

Greendog: The Beached Surfer Dude! for Genesis/Mega Drive Review

Remember Greendog? The lovable doofus of a surfer that has to find 6 pieces of Aztez treasure in the Carribean to lift a curse? No? Oh. It was made by the same developers as Sonic 2, though. Strange that it has fallen into obscurity... I wonder why? [wpdevart_youtube...

Mike Tyson’s Punch Out!! (Nintendo Entertainment System)

‘He’s Hurt Me Doc!’….. ‘Join the Nintendo Fun Club Today Mac.’ Doc really didn’t seem to know what he was doing when it came to coaching and training beyond late night jogs in lower Manhattan, and providing sometimes useful advice between rounds. He probably also...

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213 The Jon Ritman Interview

 Hello and welcome to another fantastic episode of RGDS.  This time we interview a true legend, with the brilliant Jon Ritman. Jon, the man behind such classics as Head Over Heels, Batman and Match Day games gives us an in-depth interview spanning across his full...

No 50 – Al Nilsen – SEGA – Interview

Adrian's done it again!! What better way celebrating our 50th podcast than to interview a true retrogaming legend - SEGA marketing supremo Al Nilsen!! One of the integral cogs in the SEGA machine of the early 90s, his work ensured that a certain blue hedgehog made the...

No 49 – Controversial Gaming Opinions

Have we gone mad? Rob thought it best to prise our most "controversial" gaming opinions out so we can all have a massive argument, er, I mean debate. Zool cooler than Sonic? Keith hates Mario (well, not quite, but...) and Dylan has a massive chip on his shoulder about...

RoundUp 125 – The Horse Flips In Out Run

Hardware Flashback - (00:00) Dinosaur Pie - (30:51) Guinness Gaming Records - (1:23:43) Idlewild: A Ghost In The Arcade - (1:25:59) Steve McNeil Interview - (1:28:47) Top Ten Games You Should Complete - (2:15:39) Gaming Trivia - (3:59:09) Gary Revel: PacMan On Her...

The CRASH Annual 2018 | Nostalgia Nerd

RETROSPECTIVE: Making Sense of THEC64 Mini

The move to create a Mini makes perfect sense, however.  All it takes is a passing glance at what Nintendo’s been able to accomplish with both the miniature NES and SNES Classic Editions to realize that a nostalgic looking box that emulates original titles legally and pumps the images into a modern display via HDMI is the hot ticket right now.

Jaws for the NES

Have you ever played a game that gives you deep-seeded anxiety? That game for me was always Jaws for the NES. As a young child, I was allowed to watch the classic 1975 Stephen Spielberg movie, Jaws (thanks mom!). The cover art alone is the most horrifying VHS box art...

A Look at Super Mario Land’s 1-Up Hearts

This seemed thematically appropriate for today. In adapting the popular Super Mario franchise to the Game Boy, Nintendo's developers made numerous changes along the way which have helped the titles to stand out -- especially over the last decade or so, as the New...

Keep Calm and Insert Coin: This is Starcade!

There were times in my childhood where I was unable to make it to the local arcade or the local corner store just to play a game for a couple minutes.  There were even times when I couldn't make it down the street to play pinball at one of houses of a friend of my...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Arda Ocal

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Arda Ocal who is displayed on card number 2813, from the Superstars of 2018 Collection.  Arda is a broadcaster whose resume includes ESPN, NHL, WWE, MSG Network and many more. From being the weather reporter or a report for...