Retro


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 […]

McDonalds is Bring Back Some Classic Retro Toys Today!

McDonalds is Bring Back Some Classic Retro Toys Today!

McDonald’s is giving us an amazing throwback! Throughout our years as kids, I am sure most of us have had a Happy Meal in the past. To celebrate the 40 years of McDonald’s they are bringing back some classic retro happy meal toys. These toys and will only be available from November 7 to November […]

The Analogue Pocket May Be The Coolest Retro Handheld Ever

The Analogue Pocket May Be The Coolest Retro Handheld Ever

Love handheld gaming? You’re going to love the Analogue Pocket, the gaming hardware company’s “tribute” to portable gaming. The same company that brought us gorgeous, Instagram-worthy renditions of systems that can play NES and SNES games is responsible for this bad boy. For $199, you can snap it up in 2020. It’ll be able 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 […]

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Review: SEGA Genesis Mini & Tower Accessories

One of the coolest items we’ve probably received all year came to us this month from SEGA as they sent us a SEGA Genesis Mini to review. Back in the day, when it came to most video games you were one of two kids: a Nintendo kid or a SEGA kid. I was a Nintendo […]

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“The Boys”: Catch Butcher’s 8-Bit Beatdown of The Homelander Here [VIDEO]

As the clock continues ticking down (slowly) to the premiere of Amazon Prime Video‘s adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson‘s comic book series The Boys on July 26th, one silver lining we’re pulling out of the long wait with both hands? It’s giving us time to do some “homework” to get caught up on who the major players are and their […]

Atari and Nightdive Studios Reboot PC Horror Shooter Blood: Fresh Supply

Atari Reboot PC Horror Shooter Blood: Fresh Supply

Atari and Nightdive Studios have rebooted the late-90s PC horror shooter Blood for a new generation with Blood: Fresh Supply. If you’re not familiar with the game, it was released back in 1997 as a much more gory and frightening version of classic shooters of the time like DOOM and Quake, which include an insane […]

A Millennial Goes to the Movies: ‘Groundhog Day’

[Editor’s Note: In this series, Madeline Potts (a bonafide millennial) watches all the “old” movies she never watched as a kid. From Star Wars (we know, we were shocked someone hasn’t seen it, too) to campy sci-fi movies from the ’70s-  she’s going to take it all on.] In this installment, to celebrate the day that […]

Nicalis Would Like to Create an 8-Bit TMNT Video Game

The folks over at Nicalis gave an idea of a new game they’d like to make as an 8-bit retro title, and they set their sights on TMNT! The company sent out a tweet this week that got a lot of people excited, as they showed off some artwork for a “what if” scenario, if […]

Analogue Unveils Their Genesis Retro Console With the Mega Sg

Analogue has released new details today about their latest retro console that will hit the market next year, as they showed off the Mega Sg. This is the company’s version of the SEGA Genesis, boasting the ability to play 2,180 games from SEGA’s library from the Genesis, Mega Drive, and Master System, all in HD […]

Games Done Quick Releases Their 2019 List of Titles

Ahead of their upcoming charity event in late October, the group Games Done Quick have posted their complete 2019 list of games. If you’re not familar with the group, these guys do video game speedrunning charity streams where people attempt to beat certain games as quickly as they can, the majority of them usually being […]

AtGames Releasing a Series of Retro HDMI Consoles Called Blast!

Today, AtGames announced that they will be releasing a new set of retro HDMI consoles called Blast! that will contain classic ’70s and ’80s titles. As you can see from these promo images, they’re built into what are essentially flash drives with an HDMI output in the end, which then act as the console being […]

You’re Getting A Commodore 64 Mini In 2018

Of all the game systems I thought I might be able to write about at Bleeding Cool, I never thought the Commodore 64 would become a major topic beyond footnotes and side references to the first gaming era. But it’s true, word came out today that there is a Commodore 64 Mini on the way next year. Retro […]

Pinup Girl Clothing Releases Their Gothtastic Elvira Line

Ravishingly retro company Pinup Girl Clothing just released their new line of dresses inspired by the Mistress of the Dark, Elvira.  The Los Angeles based clothier is well known in the various fashion communities, and they specialize in the classic ‘pinup girl’ aesthetic. Just in time for the spoopy holidays, the collection of form fitting […]

Mint Condition NES Copy Of Super Mario Bros. Sells For $30k

Well, that’s about to play havoc with the retro pricing guides. A copy of the original Nintendo game Super Mario Bros. for the NES just sold on eBay for a whopping $30,100.44. The seller, a well known and I’d say respected retro collector known as DKOldies threw the item up last week for one cent, which has been […]

Getting All Metroidvania With ‘Dead Cells’ In Early Access

Dead Cells just came out today on Early Access for Steam, and while we normally don’t review a lot of titles before they come out, we decided to stroll through this one because it gave us great memories of Metroid and Castlevania. Plus, Motion Twin did a cool job making the game so why not […]

Crime, Racism, Swearing & The ’80s Are What You Find In ‘Beat Cop’

Nostalgia is a funny thing. We like to look back on the good ‘ol days with a fondness, but we tend to iron out all the bad shit. I recently remembered walking down the halls of my former junior high school for some reason and remembered those days were pretty awesome, until I really took […]

Super 7 18 Inch Aliens Alien Warrior Needs To Be Mine Now

Super 7 is probably my favorite company producing figures right now. Between Masters of the Universe (Rich Johnston‘s all-time favorite, just ask him), The Toxic Avenger, Hellboy, and many others, they listen and give fans exactly what they want. Personally, I love their Alien products more than anything. From ReAction classic 3 3/4 inch figures […]

Waxing 8-Bit Nostalgic With Alwa’s Awakening

DEVELOPER: Elden Pixels REVIEW PLATFORM: Windows (Steam) OTHER PLATFORMS: Linux, Mac RELEASED: 2/2/17 Creating throwback games has blossomed into a cottage industry over the past five or six years, with successful titles like Shovel Knight and Axiom Verge giving old and new players a taste of the good ol’ NES days. Because of their triumph […]