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Now Playing | Puyo Puyo Tetris

The greatest adventure in Sega history has now reached North America. The final showdown between two warring factions after a centuries-old war has begun. Or... Puyo Puyo Tetris is out of Japan and really good, so Matt and Joe play...

/ April 28, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure

Find yourself in the mid 1990s, where farts and boogers were everywhere, and everyone wanted their own new mascot. Marc and Joe return to Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure to see how the stinky superhero holds up outside of...

/ April 26, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Earthworm Jim

The 16-bit era is synonymous with mascot platformers and Earthworm Jim is one that comes to mind right away. The subtle humor in the gameplay and the over-the-top cartoon nature combine to create an immersive world that still feels really...

/ April 26, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Paperboy 2

We took our turn down Easy Street a few weeks ago in Paperboy, but Matt brought us into his childhood with its sequel on Super Nintendo. The weird fighting brothers, barking dogs, and jackhammer men have been replaced with ghosts,...

/ April 12, 2017

MLB Opening Week 2017 | Road to the Show

Let's find out if Joe has what it takes to make the big leagues. Matt takes Joe on a Road to the Show to impress some scouts. Joe becomes a pitcher and quickly finds an adversary. He negotiates deals with...

/ April 7, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Pin Bot

We continue to explore the best of 8-bit pinball in Williams' Pin Bot. Converted from the 1986 table, this NES game features a scrolling field of play and impressively reimagines the actual board in a digital format. Join Matt and...

/ April 5, 2017

MLB Opening Week 2017 | Baseball

To celebrate the beginning of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, we play Baseball on NES. Matt and Joe play through one game on the 8-bit outfield that Shigeru Miyamoto designed, and one of them fared far better than the...

/ April 4, 2017

Now Playing | MLB The Show 17

It's Opening Day in Oriole Park at Camden Yards as the 2017 Major League Baseball season begins. We see how the Orioles fair against the Blue Jays, and how MLB The Show 17 fairs against last year. Joe and Matt...

/ April 3, 2017