retro games


"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 5

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 5

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Rennaissance! Pt. 2

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 4

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 3

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 3

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

AtGames Announces The Connected Arcade For CES 2020

AtGames is bringing an awesome arcade unit with them to CES 2020 this week as we get a look at the Connected Arcade cabinet. This thing has 350 classic arcade and home console games spanning multiple consoles with the appropriate joysticks, buttons, dials, and a rollerball to accommodate them. What's more, it comes with a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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The Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Will Go To Auction This February

You'll soon get a shot at owning a weird piece of video game history as the Nintendo PlayStation will go up for auction in two months. Back in October, it was announced that this piece of tech would be going up for sale, and now it's coming true. Simply for the fact that the current […]

The "Atari Vault" Collection Just Got Updated To 150 Games

The "Atari Vault" Collection Just Got Updated To 150 Games

Some cool news from the world of Atari as the publisher has expanded the collection of games in the Atari Vault library to 150 titles. Developed by Code Mystics, the game was launched back in early 2016 to present a digital library of classic titles from all of the company's systems. This new DLC pack […]

Arcade1Up Officially Releases The Star Wars At-Home Arcade

Just in time for the last movie in the latest trilogy, Arcade1IUp has released the Star Wars At-Home Arcade with three retro arcade titles. Featuring three titles from the past, along with the original control stick shaped like a TIE Fighter's controls, this is about as good a reproduction you can get for the home […]

Joseph Saelee Wins The Classic Tetris World Championship

Joseph Saelee Wins The Classic Tetris World Championship

This evening, we have a new Classic Tetris World Champion as Joseph SaeleeĀ bested everyone else in Portland at the tourney to claim top honors. Technically a returning champion, he beat top contender Koryan in some high-speed levels in some really valiant efforts to take the title. As a special surprise to the winners, Alexey Pajitnov, […]

A ROM Has Been Released Of Atari's "Pursuit Of The Pink Panther"

There have been some retro games lost to time for every console, and a holy grail from the Atari 2600 has always been Pursuit Of The Pink Panther. Originally conceived in 1983 under the original title, Adventures of the Pink Panther, the game was based on the cartoon character. More specifically, the cartoon show that […]

Games Done Quick Releases The AGDQ 2020 List

Games Done Quick Releases The AGDQ 2020 List

It's time for all speedrunners far and wide to make their way to Florida as Games Done Quick has released their complete list for AGDQ 2020. You can check out the full list here as they have the usual suspects racing against the clock, hoping their brand of entertainment will cause you to donate to […]

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The Rare Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Is Going Up For Sale

For retro game collectors, one of the holiest of holy grails you can't really get your hands on has to be the Nintendo PlayStation prototype console. This thing was only seen in visual promo material up until a couple of years ago when someone found it in an attic. Now after having it featured on […]