Category: Retro

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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 | Roger Clemens’ MVP Baseball

It's a classic showdown between the Baltimore Eagles and the California Waves. Joe takes Matt on a tour of his favorite baseball game from childhood, Roger Clemens' MVP Baseball for the Sega Genesis. Will he get his redemption after the...

/ April 6, 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 | Super Baseball 2020

Travel into the faraway year of 2020 where robots play baseball and players level up in the middle of the game. Matt and Marc play a childhood favorite, Super Baseball 2020, as opening week continues. https://youtu.be/B3JlxJllhM0 Read More

/ 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

Retro Spotlight | The King of Dragons

Marc and Matt learn the troubles of automatic shielding and time limits on character selection in The King of Dragons. This classic Capcom beat 'em up evokes a bit of Golden Axe, with a mix of Zelda II enemies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezWaDkCPwDg...

/ March 29, 2017