Category: Retro

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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

Retro Spotlight | Sonic the Hedgehog

We are spending the month of December celebrating the year's greatest games and those beyond. For our Retro Spotlight feature, we're focusing on the games that changed something and stood out against the rest in their respective year of release....

/ December 28, 2016

Retro Spotlight | Super Mario 64

1996 is a tremendous year for video games, and a quick peek at a list of the year's releases will remind you of the influence that this year had on the future of video games. Of them all, Super Mario...

/ December 21, 2016

Retro Spotlight | Grand Theft Auto III

Our cover story for this month brings us to the close of 2016 and all that we have celebrated. It is the culmination of every anniversary we've observed and all that we find golden. Our Retro Spotlight feature focuses on...

/ December 14, 2016

Retro Spotlight | Mother 3

As part of this month's cover story, "Golden," we're dedicating the Retro Spotlight feature to highlight a game that made a significant impact in the year it was released. Our first game was released ten years ago, but you're probably...

/ December 7, 2016

The Free Cheese’s 15 Favorite GameCube Games

The Nintendo GameCube turned 15 years old on November 18. Looking back on its history and the legacy that it leaves, we created a list of our 15 favorite games on the platform. 15. SSX Tricky Matt Soellner I’m so happy...

/ December 3, 2016