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Time to Get Out the Old…VHS Games???

Here in 2014 with nearly 40+ years of home console and other consumer based video games behind us, we have seen a lot of really odd things. Some made sense, some didn’t, and still yet some leave us saying “WTF!”…. Continue Reading →

Alamogordo: E.T. vs Economics

The date is April 27, 2014 and after years of urban myths, rumors, and attempts to prove or disprove them, a mix of video game enthusiasts, archaeologist, tech writers, hucksters, filmmakers, and newsmen (looking for a story on a slow… Continue Reading →

A Look at the Evolution on Controllers

To me controllers are the unsung heroes of video gaming. Everyone talks about the consoles and the games but the controllers get very little attention in the grand scheme of things. Sure we might say a controller is good or… Continue Reading →

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

After the Atari 7800, Atari figured that it’s numbering system was a bit outdated.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

Gen X.5: Part 3 – Gen 2.5's 5200 Reasons to Cry

You know the Atari 5200 gets knocked a lot by retro gamers. The Angry Video Game Nerd’s episode on it “Atari 5200” was pretty much remorseless towards the old system. I have to say that I loved my Atari 5200 and I know… Continue Reading →

The Perfect Gaming Night

Its Friday! Time to go home, relax, and maybe get a few hours of gaming in over the weekend. So I think its a good time to think about your idea of the perfect gaming night. About a year ago… Continue Reading →

The Podcasts of Retro Gaming: The Retronauts

If you’ve read my blog before you know I love podcasts about retro-gaming. One of the big issues with that is it seems for every really good podcast out, there must be three that are so-so, if not completely terrible…. Continue Reading →

Gen X.5: Part1- Attack of the Mezzanine Consoles

The video game console manufacturing is a really fascinating sector of the consumer electronics industry. From the standpoint of economics it’s this little microcosm of monopolistic competition and were the moves of each competitor can impact all the others or… Continue Reading →

A Bare SNESessity

Back on November 11, I wrote an article called “Super Jipped N64 Degrees of Mad with Recent eBay Transactions” . But since then I got a great deal on an N64 (free) and just as my N64 article “Returning to… Continue Reading →

Anticipation for What's Under the Tree

Well, another 5 days and it’s Christmas. Do you remember what is was like to be a kid, how the entire month of December seemed like one big exciting buildup to what would be waiting for you under the tree?… Continue Reading →

I Emulate You Man, I Really Do: Out of Left Field

Gaming has taken an unusual and unforeseen turn over the last five years. Although consoles are still strong, no one really could’ve guessed how cell phones and tablets would change gaming. Don’t worry PS, XBox, WiiU, and their portable counterparts,… Continue Reading →

RC Pro Am vs Super RC Pro Am

You know a couple of weeks back when I first started this blog I was asked if I was going to do any reviews. I said “well I might”, but I was non-committal since reviews aren’t really my thing, but… Continue Reading →

Sorting Out Your Game Collection

I have a pretty good memory, but there’s games in my collection I don’t always remember. This is particularly true in collecting Atari 2600 games, especially when you can pick up whole lots of 10+ each on e-bay fairly inexpensively…. Continue Reading →

Who Will Be Left Standing at the End of Gen 8: Part 1

You know the video game industry as a self contained unit is a fascinating thing. It’s an industry that is totally driven by consumerism and it’s products are purely the purchases of those with disposable income. Meaning consumers can abandon… 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  legitimate way, that is getting an old counsel of your choice, the games you want,… Continue Reading →

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