Last week marks the 15th Anniversary of the last sandbox Mario game, Super Mario Sunshine. The game was first released for the Nintendo GameCube back in 2002 on the 19th of July. This was the second 3-D Mario game released.Super Mario Sunshine has a lot in common with 1996's Super Mario 64, an incredible game that set the standard for every 3D platformer that's been made since. Of course, previous Mario games were also outstanding, so Super … [Read more...] about Super Mario Sunshine Turns 15
Codename: Project Reality After Nintendo's back to back win with both the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Super Nintendo, the company wanted to create a console that would give them the edge over their long-time rival Sega. Nintendo also wanted to create a console that could counter the newcomer, Sony's PlayStation.Development for Nintendo’s 64-bit console began in 1993 under the codename "Project Reality." This moniker came from the … [Read more...] about This Week In Gaming: Nintendo 64 Turns 21 (Japan Release)
On this day in 1997, Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter was released in Japanese arcades. The game is now 20 years old. Developed and published by Capcom, the game was a sequel to X-Men vs. Street Fighter. Many of the original X-Men characters were removed and replaced with other characters from the Marvel universe such as Spider-Man, The Hulk, and Captain America. Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter Gameplay Marvel Super Heroes vs. … [Read more...] about This Week In Gaming: Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter Turns 20
SEGA Genesis Flashback Console Release We've all been waiting for this, fellow retro gamers! After the tremendous success of Nintendo's NES Classic Edition, the craze for the retro remake is still high. AtGames recently released two consoles, with another one coming this September, all packed with classic SEGA games. The Sega Genesis Flashback is a new console from AtGames that features 85 built-in titles from the original Sega Genesis console. … [Read more...] about Sega Genesis Flashback Console will Include 85 Games
Many people intially dismissed Battletoads as a Ninja Turtles rip-off, but that's not the case (After all, they're toads, not turtles. DUH). While the former does have some similarities to Ninja Turtles, it's a game that stands on its own. It is also widely considered as one of the hardest video games ever made. Gameplay The game is a platform scrolling beat'em up with varying elements of racing, climbing and vehicle-based combat. Players start … [Read more...] about Nostalgia Spotlight: Battletoads by Tradewest
Finn Anderson, who found a TV by a dumpster, converted it to a Retro gaming machine by installing a Raspberry Pi3 that runs RetroPie.According to his post on Reddit, it can emulate everything from the Ps1, Dreamcast, and Nintendo64 with a built-in wireless XBOX controller receiver for multiplayer parties. He also bought a TV tuner card so that the TV can still be used to view local channels. He also got hold of an Arduino to read the … [Read more...] about Someone Turned an Old TV into a Retro Gaming Time Machine. And it Looked Incredible!
With Street Fighter 5's success and with the upcoming DLC (downloadable content) expansion character ED revealed, Capcom's competitive fighting game will be the talk of the town for awhile.But before all these money-grabbing DLC, the ULTRA MEGA SUPER expansions and the online play, we used to play in our couches with our friends (or girlfriend, if you had one) doing the down+up punch Ryu to Dhalsim and E.Honda -- Street Fighter II … [Read more...] about Retro Gaming Spotlight: Street Fighter II TURBO