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Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Victor Marland

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Victor Marland, who is displayed on card number 2815, from the Superstars of 2018.   Started in 2014, Victor began his current podcast, Ten Pence Arcade Podcast, focusing on arcade games from the 1970’s to the 2000’s.  Each...

Piko Interactive Announces New Games for Classic Nintendo System Lineup

Piko Interactive, an independent video game publisher, has started accepting pre-orders for twelve new titles. These titles represent brand new releases for many consoles such as the Nintendo 64, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari Jaguar, Sega Genesis, and Game Boy...

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...

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...