Category: Retro

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Co-Op | Sonic Generations Part I

Joe and Marc both love Sonic the Hedgehog, but they have a preference for specific versions of the blue mascot. Joe prefers classic Sonic, while Marc prefers modern Sonic. In...

/ August 3, 2017

You Should Play Blaster Master Zero

Blaster Master is a game published by Sunsoft for the NES. As the player, you control SOPHIA, a tank vehicle, or its driver Jason, through an apocalyptic world to rid...

/ August 1, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Kirby’s Adventure

Kirby’s Adventure was released on May 1, 1993 in North America for the NES. It was one of the final games to see release on the console and its launch...

/ June 14, 2017

Now Playing | Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers

Marc and Joe learn the way of the Hado and how to change the colors of characters. The latest release of Street Fighter II reaches the Nintendo Switch right amidst...

/ June 9, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Rayman

It's time The Free Cheese turned its eyes on one of Ubisoft's longest running franchises, Rayman. To start us off, we look at the beginnings of the series on PlayStation...

/ May 10, 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...

/ 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...

/ 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,...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ April 4, 2017