Noise From The Basement

Retro Video Games, Vinyl Records, and Other Nostalgia

Tag

n64

System Saturdays – The Brief and Odd Life of the Sega 32x

The Sega 32x is one of the most unusual consoles to have ever been on the market. First of all the system wasn’t sole supportive like any other consoles, and required the Sega Genesis (Maga-Drive) to operate. As strange as… Continue Reading →

System Saturdays – Defending the Atari Jaguar

I’ll be the first to openly admit that I’ve been critical of the Atari Jaguar in some of my past posts. Although I never bashed the system or its games, I did have to question Atari’s 64-bit claims in a 16/32-bit… Continue Reading →

8-bit Fridays: The Diaries – September 30th, 2016

Sadly, after a long and stressful week this was another weekend that was not my own, or to translate not a lot plays this weekend. With that said I have another stressful week ahead of me next week, so I’m… Continue Reading →

System Saturdays – Saturday Saturn-Day

I’ve had my Sega Saturn now since just before I attended Midwest Gaming Classics in April. With my usual system backlogs though it took me about a month to finally plug it in and try it out. Once I did… Continue Reading →

Pardon Me Nintendo, I think you forgot something!!

So I’m downstairs in my game room in front of the TV sitting on the floor and just staring at one of the shelves under the TV with my NES, N64, and Wii in it. My first thought is what… Continue Reading →

A Bit of an Issue

My son asks, “Hey Dad, why is it called the Nintendo 64?”To which I reply, “Because it came out in 1964!” being a smart ass.At first he accepts this answer but about 5 seconds later he bounces back with, “No it… Continue Reading →

Generations: Jet Fighters and Home Consoles Part 3

Gen 5 Gaming and Gen 3 Fighters   Gen 5 is the era of 64-bits, and a great time of change in the world of home consoles. Some would argue that this is the generation retro gaming died in, while… Continue Reading →

Gen X.5: Part 4- The Cats Ninth Life in Gen 4.5

After the Atari 7800 I guess Atari figured that it’s numbering system was a bit outdated. I think getting into five digits also made it bit rediculous since Atari 10400 would have been next. So in and era of Super… Continue Reading →

"By the Power of Zaxxon, I will Avenge Thee!"

What is that title over the top? You have to admit Zaxxon is a great Sci-Fi word. Now that I have that out of my system……. I think we all know that Star Wars (Episode IV: A New Hope) impacted… Continue Reading →

A Bare SNESessity

Back on November 11, I wrote an article called “Super Jipped N64 Degrees of Mad with Recent eBay Transactions” (http://retrovideogamingblog.blogspot.com/2013/11/super-jipped-n-64-degrees-of-mad-with.html?m=1). But since then I got a great deal on an N64 (free) and just as my N64 article “Returning to… Continue Reading →

Returning to N64

About a month ago I wrote an article about how I was majorly pissed after two transactions on eBay; one for an SNES, and one for a N64 went bad. I am happy to report that I got my money… Continue Reading →

No Respect for the Last Connection to Gamings Past

Video gaming whether modern or retro always has its 800 pound Gorilla in the room, usually multiple ones. There are the bad things we don’t want to talk about like the whole Custers Revenge thing, and then there are the… Continue Reading →

I Emulate You Man, I Really Do: Introduction

If your new to retro gaming then you are probably not aware that there two ways of retro gaming. One way is the traditional way and what is considered the most lagitimate way, that is getting an old counsel of… Continue Reading →

Super Jipped N 64 Degrees of Mad with Recent eBay Transactions.

If you have read any of my past articles you will know that I buy most of my systems off eBay. Yeah I know, when it comes to retro gaming I should save a little dough and hit garage sales,… Continue Reading →

PS1 Retro or the Start of the New Era

If your like me and your digging deeper and deeper into the retro gaming community you will eventually come accross one particular ongoing argument, “Whats a Retro system? And what isn’t?”. I know for instance that you should never suggest… Continue Reading →

© 2019 Noise From The Basement — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)