Heritage Auctions Now Accepting Slabbed Retro Video Games

If you’ve ever wondered whether your vintage video games could be worth something, Heritage Auctions is now accepting “slabbed” video games as part of their collection. Just got the new Heritage Auctions newsletter and apparently "slabbed" video game cartridges are a thing? — Ben Towle (@ben_towle) January 3, 2019 And yes, there are more […]

Watch the Hardest Level in Battletoads Get Owned While Blindfolded

The bane of many a gamer’s existences has to be the Turbo Tunnel in the original Battletoads for the Nintendo Entertainment System. I’ve beaten it only a handful of times in my life, and I promise you they were all on pure luck, no skill. And there are plenty of hardcore retro gamers who have never been […]

Yes, We Are Getting a New Battletoads Game From DLaLa Studios

DLaLa Studios made one of the surprise announcements during Xbox’s E3 presentation with an official trailer for an upcoming Battletoads game. The trailer didn’t reveal anything too specific, other than to introduce the game in the form of a comic book introduction and the animation of a speeder running into a wall as we have […]

Rare Set To Release Three Classic Game Soundtracks On Vinyl

Today, Rare sent out a tweet letting fans know that three specific video game soundtracks would be making their way to vinyl. Those three games: Battletoads, Conker’s Bad Hair Day, and Viva Piñata. We’re celebrating #MusicMonday in style by announcing three new vinyl soundtracks! Battlemaniacs, Conker and Viva Piñata, all in collaboration with our chums at @iam8bit. […]

What’s In The Box?!: Loot Gaming – June 2017

It’s always awesome to see a new subscription box come in the mail, and I was particularly excited to see what out first from Loot Gaming would be. Sadly, the United States Postal Service doesn’t share our enthusiasm. It may not look it from the photo below, but this box was beaten to hell with […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 18

Welcome to Day in History here at Bleeding Cool, where we will be looking at important comics/film/tv/whatever is interesting facts for the date at hand! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool. So, without further ado: Here are some things that have happened on February 18: 1885- Mark Twain publishes Adventures […]

Battletoads Coming To Xbox One Version Of Shovel Knight

It’s quite odd how much we’ve been talking about Battletoads of late. From possible new games to Phil Spencer’s t-shirt, the old Rare title is certainly seeing a bit of a resurgence. And now the toads are back in their first video game appearance in 20 years. For now though, it’s only in Shovel Knight. […]

Hey Phil Spencer, Awesome Battletoads T-Shirt!

During every Microsoft presentation, Phil Spencer‘s shirt choice is always a topic of great debate. He is known for multiple shirt changes during each show, often using the chance to champion indie developers. Seriously, look out for it next time you see him on stage. It is sort of fascinating. It isn’t even just his […]

Microsoft’s Ken Lobb Talks About Possible Rare Developed Battletoads

Last year, Microsoft renewed their trademark on Rare’s Battletoads IP, the notoriously hard NES game. This coincided with Xbox lead Phil Spencer taking a visit to the studio to see a new title that felt ‘distinctly Rare’. When people put two and two together, they came to the conclusion that this game must have been […]