Category: Retro Spotlight

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Retro Spotlight | Paperboy

We play a certified classic this week with Paperboy. Released on many platforms, we play Joe's favorite version from the Sega Genesis. We also learn how the game would be different if remade as an Aqua Teen Hunger Force Game,...

/ March 22, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Fantastic Parodius

Discover something new with us as we play a game that was never released in North America. Konami's Parodius series continues with Fantastic Parodius on the Super Famicom. In an era where everything is handed to us and we know...

/ March 15, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Pinball

Pinball for the Nintendo Entertainment System was first released in 1985 as a launch title for the NES in North America. Nintendo based the game on the 1983 Game & Watch game of the same name. It was one of...

/ February 15, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Resident Evil 4

Countdowns usually come with an unhealthy balance of thrill and torment, both throttling back and forth without much in the way of provocation. As we near the release of something we've been anticipating for quite some time, any snippet of...

/ February 8, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

We all have had games we couldn’t wait to get our hands on. That is part of what this month’s cover story, “Anticipation,” is trying to capture. This month’s Retro Spotlight features will reflect on those games that had tons...

/ February 1, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Final Fantasy VII

Our cover story this month, "Remember," is a little more than nostalgia for nostalgia-sake. We're looking back at the games we cherish to see where they are headed and how they are still influential in carrying the industry forward. Twenty...

/ January 18, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Crash Bandicoot

Crash Bandicoot was first released on the PlayStation in 1996 and represents an era in gaming that might not ever be replicated. It was the first notable release from developer Naughty Dog, and has spent more time dormant than active...

/ January 11, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Mega Man

This month's cover story is really about nostalgia. Not just the simple idea of remembering something just to remember it, but to carry its legacy forward and help breed new ideas from what we've learned. January is about the new...

/ January 4, 2017