A Timeless Classic: Street Fighter II Turns 25 Today

A Timeless Classic: Street Fighter II Turns 25 Today

Feb 6, 2016

Capcom’s arcade fighter turns a quarter century old today, leaving a legacy that is down, right + fierce   Today marks 25 years since Street Fighter II: The World Warrior released in arcades on February 6, 1991. Time sure does fly, doesn’t it? While not the first fighting game to make its way to the market, Capcom’s pioneering brawler...

SEGA Teases Fans With Classic IP Revival Tomorrow

SEGA Teases Fans With Classic IP Revival Tomorrow

Jan 20, 2016

SEGA teases fans of their classic IPs with Facebook post, plans to make big announcement tomorrow Are you hoping to get your hands on a new Streets of Rage game anytime soon? Perhaps an Unreal 4-powered reboot of Flicky with some casual stealth and karting elements? Well, you just might be in luck. SEGA today teased on their official Facebook page that they...

Collector Alert: Natsume Selling Rare Sealed, New-Old-Stock SNES Games

Collector Alert: Natsume Selling Rare Sealed, New-Old-Stock SNES Games

Jan 16, 2016

Japanese publisher Natsume begins unloading treasured SNES releases on eBay store Looking to get your grubby mitts on some sealed classic games directly from the source? Well, now is your chance. The American division of Natsume, the Japan-based publisher and developer of such classics as  S.C.A.T., Wild Guns and Shadow of the Ninja, has begun selling their...

Remembering The Time A Virtual David Bowie Serenaded Us In Omikron: The Nomad Soul

Remembering The Time A Virtual David Bowie Serenaded Us In Omikron: The Nomad Soul

Jan 11, 2016

Looking back on David Bowie’s surreal performance in Quantic Dream’s cyberpunk epic Omikron: The Nomad Soul was a very strange game, to say the least. Released on the PC in 1999, and less than a year later on the SEGA Dreamcast, the game was set against the background of Phaenon, a bustling cyberpunk metropolis encapsulated beneath a massive...

Retro Review: Ai Cho Aniki (PC Engine)

Retro Review: Ai Cho Aniki (PC Engine)

Jan 4, 2016

Sweating bullets   Flash back to February of 1995. Ai Cho Aniki, the second game in developer Masaya’s over-the-top Cho Aniki (Super Big Brother) series, flexed its way onto the PC Engine in Japan, delivering a staggeringly strange blend of testosterone-tinged horizontal shooter action to NEC’s 8bit powerhouse. While the original Cho Aniki put...

Awesome Games Done Quick 2016 Starts Sunday, January 3

Awesome Games Done Quick 2016 Starts Sunday, January 3

Jan 3, 2016

Speedrunning charity Awesome Games Done Quick kicks off tomorrow One of the biggest charity drives in recent years, Games Done Quick is having their annual Awesome Games Done Quick drive for charity! Awesome Games Done Quick is a week long marathon of gaming, all for a great cause. Last year alone, they raised $1,233,844 for Doctors Without Borders, and this...