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Entries Tagged as 'Retro'

Seven Games That Need to Be Remade

February 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments

With the strong rumor that Halo: Combat Evolved is going to be remade graphically from the ground up, it brings us to the question of why aren’t more games being remade?

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Tags: Editorial · Flashback · PC Gaming · Retro

Gaming Podcast 116: We Can’t Get To The Cloud!

March 31st, 2009 · 4 Comments

This week’s gaming podcast covers a wide variety of news, we also argue a bit about the Wow restrictions on taking donations and cash (again) and touch on some gaming history involving The Sims and the history of Infocom. For news, we’ve tackled EA Leaves SecuRom out of Sims 3 Sony Enticing Independent Developers to [...]

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Tags: Episode · Podcast · Retro · Video

Gaming Podcast 112: Ubiquitous, Is That a Word?

March 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

This week we’re flashing back to Zaxxon and into a bit of a reflective history on the NES Satellite accessory. We reflect upon how bad Don sucks at Mass Effect and get tips from the community. We’re also checking in on some news this week including: Microsoft Xbox 360 Outsells PS3 and Wii in Japan [...]

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Tags: Episode · Podcast · Retro · Show Notes

Gaming Flashback: Yo! Noid

January 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Yo! Noid was a commercial opportunity for Domino’s Pizza developed by Capcom. This retro style game revolved around Domino’s Pizza claymation style mascot, the Noid, as he adventures through fourteen stages of side scrolling action. The game sound was much like any other 8-bit action platformer. It reminded me of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja [...]

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Tags: capcom · Editorial · Nintendo · Retro

TD Gaming Podcast 100: Katastroephic

December 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This weeks gaming podcast flashes back to Yo! Noid, for the NES and a bit of gaming history on Accolade while touching on some hot news topics: Nintendo considering changing accelerometer chips Nintendo brings Club Nintendo to North America Playstation Home arriving December 17th GTA IV patch coming to a PC near you This week’s [...]

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Tags: Episode · Podcast · Retro · Show Notes

Mega Man 9: Initial Impressions (Xbox 360)

October 4th, 2008 · 3 Comments

With a few hours of Mega Man 9 under my belt I’ve got to admit, this game is FREAKING HARD. I’ve played many games since the original Mega Man series was released on the NES and later on the SNES and nothing compares to Mega Man 9 in terms of sheer difficulty. This new franchise [...]

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Tags: Editorial · Platformer · Retro · review · Sequels · Xbox 360

Sierra’s Franchise Titles Fade Into History

August 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

One of the great downfalls of an acquisition or merger, in the game industry, is the loss of great franchise titles. Sierra, or Sierra Online, once stood on its own as a company with great gaming titles but later fell into the depths of Hades under many different company names. Sierra’s last stop on the [...]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Editorial · Industry News · Retro

TD Gaming Podcast 84: A Mount That Poops

August 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This week we take a walk back in retro gaming history at Super Mario World, covering a bunch of great user questions and chat a bit about our favorite RTS of all time based on a user question. In the news this week: Xbox 360 Out Sells PS3 in Japan Rock Band 2 Bundle Delay [...]

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Tags: Episode · harmonix · Podcast · Retro · rock band · RTS · Show Notes · Xbox 360

Castle Crashers, Win A Free Copy

August 19th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Although we weren’t able to get a free copy to give away for Castle Crashers due to limited supply, GameStooge has one, and has the ability to hand one out. If you’re looking to get in on the contest and potentially get a free code to download Castle Crashers upon its release, checkout GameStooge’s contest. [...]

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Tags: Contest · Retro · Xbox 360

Duke Nukem 3D Certified For XBLA

August 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Duke Nukem 3D has now been certified by Microsoft and is ready for the big time, let’s rock. It seems like “forever” since we’ve seen a Duke Nukem game, even if this is simply a flashback to 1996. There were plenty of gamers that have an Xbox 360 now that didn’t get to play Duke [...]

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Tags: Retro · Xbox 360