Retro Games


Hasbro Is Bringing Back Tiger Electronics

Hasbro Is Bringing Back Tiger Electronics

Hasbro has decided to bring back a little '90s nostalgia in gaming as they will release a new set of Tiger Electronics handheld LCD video games. There will be four games released in total, each one costing $15 a pop. They are Sonic The Hedgehog 3, Disney's Little Mermaid, Transformers' Generation 2, and Marvel's X-Men: […]

BarbarousKing Announces Work Has Started On "Grand Poo World 3"

BarbarousKing Announces Work Has Started On "Grand Poo World 3"

It this week's edition of Unexpected News, BarbarousKing revealed that he has started work on the Kaizo Mario game Grand Poo World 3. If you're unfamiliar with this series, here's the short version for you. Barb created the original Grand Poo World as a friendly (and difficult as hell) Mario Kaizo game for his fellow […]

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To No One's Surprise, The Nintendo PlayStation Auction Is Overpriced

The big retro gaming news over the weekend is that the Nintendo PlayStation finally went up on the auction block, and no one is bidding on it. The retro gaming console got a lot of attention when it was first discovered, a relic of what could have been if Sony and Nintendo could work together. […]

Evercade Announces An Atari Lynx Cartridge With 17 games

Evercade Announces An Atari Lynx Cartridge With 17 games

Evercade has added another collection of games to their handheld console as they now have the Atari Lynx Collection 1 for you to pick up. The collection has 17 games from the old-school system including Scrapyard Dog, Basketbrawl, Super Asteroids/Missile Command, Awesome Golf, Crystal Mines II: Buried Treasure, Dracula the Undead, and Malibu Bikini Volleyball. […]

Nintendo Switch Online Will Get Two New SNES Titles That Were Japan-Exclusives

Nintendo Switch Online Will Get Four New Retro Games In February

Nintendo appears to be giving Nintendo Switch Online owners a pair of SNES games that are making their official U.S. debut this month. First off, the NES and SNES libraries will be getting two games a piece, for a total of four games added to the subscription. The NES games are a pair of titles […]

My Arcade Releases The Retro Champ For Purchase

My Arcade Releases The Retro Champ For Purchase

My Arcade has released a brand new retro console player as the Retro Champ is now on the market playing NES and Famicom titles. The system comes with a built-in screen with rechargeable batteries and a cartridge cleaning kit. You have HDTV compatibility with an aspect ration switch and wireless controller compatibility. There are two […]

Power Up With "Pac-Man" Tamagotchi, Out This March

Power Up With "Pac-Man" Tamagotchi, Out This March

If you collect Tamagotchi, you might want to keep your eye out for the next batch around the corner. Bandai debuted a new Pac-Man Tamagotchi series that'll have the inner retro gaming collector in you jumping for joy. The Tamagotchi collection comes in two different shells: one back with a classic Pac-Man print, and a […]

Japanese RPG "Brave Prove" Gets English Fan Translation

Japanese RPG "Brave Prove" Gets English Fan Translation

It's always great news when a previously Japanese-only title gets an English translation, because many of us just don't have the time to learn Japanese, unfortunately. The PlayStation 1 top-down action RPG Brave Prove, developed by Data West, just got a complete translation, thanks to aishsha and team. The 1998 game never got an English […]

Slaying My Backlog: Splatterhouse (2010)

Slaying My Backlog: Splatterhouse (2010)

Splatterhouse – er, the remake. I once picked it up ultra-cheap during one of Amazon's year-end sales, along with Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, and I never really finished it at the time. The general consensus at the time was that, well, it wasn't pretty. I didn't expect it to be. I expected it to […]

Games Done Quick Releases The AGDQ 2020 List

Games Done Quick Suspends Speedrunner With "Feminazism" In Their Profile

For as much good as Games Done Quick does for charitable causes, it seems a year can't go by without some sort of controversy. Kotaku is reporting that speedrunner Luzbelheim has been suspended after it came to light that their Twitter bio included the word "feminazism". It all started with fellow speedrunner StebMcDreb posted a […]

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Someone Made Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons Out Of A GameCube Controller

The never-ending journey for Smash Bros. players to get an authentic GameCube controller on a Nintendo Switch continues this week. While companies have made versions of the GameCube controller to use on the Switch, and even designed joy-con controllers that look like a GameCube version, the reality is they're not authentic GameCube controllers. At least, […]

Games Done Quick Releases The AGDQ 2020 List

Games Done Quick Sets A New Fundraising Record In 2020

Awesome Games Done Quick just came to a close, and as they put another winter event behind them, they closed out the night in style! The event closed just a few minutes ago with a total of $3,131,475. That beats the previous record set during Summer Games Done Quick 2019, which was $3,039,596, making this […]

"DOOM" & "DOOM II" Just Got Some Amazing Upgrades

"DOOM" & "DOOM II" Just Got Some Amazing Upgrades

Bethesda Softworks just made a lot of DOOM fans happy as they have sent out a patch for the first two games on all platforms with some upgrades. What upgrades you may ask? You're getting Add-on Support which includes John Romero's SIGIL. You're getting both games in 60FPS. You're getting added aspect ratio options. A new […]

Did Mike Tyson Just Leak a New Nintendo Punch-Out Game?

Watch Two Players Beat "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out" Blindfolded Together

One of the more infamous speedrunning video games is Mike Tyson's Punch-Out, which helped popularize the genre with some insane challenges. Over the years there have been so many speed strats found for the game with people setting new records in different categories. One of the most popular of the group being the blindfolded runs […]

"Space Invaders Invincible Collection" Shows Off A Special Edition

Taito will be releasing a new game this year called Space Invaders Invincible Collection on the Nintendo Switch, which has a slew of titles from the past. Now the company has a brand new trailer out showing that there will be a Special Edition of the game which will include a new title. That title […]

My Arcade Announces "Super Retro Champ" & "Street Fighter II" Items At CES 2020

My Arcade Announces "Super Retro Champ" & "Street Fighter II" Items At CES 2020

My Arcade has revealed two new products ahead of CES 2020 this morning, as we're getting some Street Fighter II action and a new retro player. First up, we have the Street Fighter II: Champion Edition Micro Player, which you can see here. It's their own miniature spin on the classic arcade cabinet. Meanwhile, they […]

Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 Kicks Off Sunday

Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 Kicks Off Sunday

This Sunday, January 5th, the folks over at Games Done Quick will be kicking off Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 live from Orlando. If you're not familiar with this event, this is an eight-day marathon with gamers from across the globe pop in to play some of the most famous video games as quickly as […]

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Someone Found The Long-Lost "Akira" Prototype From SEGA

Once thought to be a forgotten fan dream, now a full-fledged reality. Someone found the 1995 Akira prototype game made for the SEGA Genesis. The word came down this morning on one of the fan Twitter feeds, someone had found the game and loaded up a complete video of them playing it. This is one […]

"Majora’s Mask" Remixed Is Getting A Vinyl Release

"Majora's Mask" Remixed Is Getting A Vinyl Release

Back in 2015, Theophany released an album called Time's End: Majora's Mask Remixed, which is a haunting version of the N64 game's soundtrack. Over the past couple of years, the album has become a fan-favorite, as it has enhanced the memories of the game for many. Now that album and its sequel are getting a […]

Limited Edition "Don Doko Don" Pocket Player Now On Pre-Order

Limited Edition "Don Doko Don" Pocket Player Now On Pre-Order

My Arcade has announced one of their more anticipated retro games, Don Doko Don, is available for pre-order as a pocket player. The player comes with three games which include the original, Don Doko Don 2, and Chack'n Pop. The player is going for $35, but has been limited to 3,000 units, making it one […]