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PlayStation TV First Impressions

I was really excited when Sony announced the PlayStation Vita TV a year ago in Japan. A year later, and the the rebranded PlayStation TV has arrived in North America. So does it live up to my lofty expectations?

Star Wars Despecialized Edition

After spending hours following links throughout the back alleys of the internet, I finally downloaded the Star Wars Despecialized Edition. And now... I think I finally understand a little bit of what hardcore fanboys have been complaining about.

Road Rash 3D Review (PlayStation)

The Road Rash titles on the Genesis remain some of my favorite “line-scrolling” racing games of all time. The controls were tight, the combat was fun, the music was catchy, and the track design gave a great three dimensional feel. From the rolling hills to the tight turns, the Genesis games gave a realistic sense of screaming down the highway that few racers of the era could match.

My 5 Most Valuable Games - 2014 Edition

With my collection surpassing the 500 game mark (something I’m not proud of actually) I decided to sit down and compile a list of the most valuable games I own.

The Console Wars

In this article, I want to take a look back at "format wars" that have personally impacted me through the last 30 years. This won't be a history lesson, but rather the story of my own personal experiences.

Long Live Laserdisc

During my weekly thrifting run I stumbled upon an awesome piece of vintage tech at the local Goodwill. What caught my eye was not a gaming system however, but was a rather massive looking hulk of black plastic and with gold accents. It was a Laserdisc player.

Top 5 Atari Jaguar Games

Atari Jaguar. These two words seem to muster up so much controversy amongst the mainstream gaming press. “The controller is horrible” they say, “it’s not really 64-bit.” “Doom doesn’t have music.” For those that own a Jag, most of that disdain is misguided. With that in mind, I present to you the Top 5 Atari Jaguar games.

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Retro Gaming Podcast - Episode 69: Austin Needs More Sleep!

This is the IMPLANTgames podcast with Kris and Austin. The show where we talk about old school games, collecting, YouTube and more. This is Episode 69: Austin Needs More Sleep!

Retro Gaming Podcast - Episode 68: The Dreamcast

This is Episode 68 of the IMPLANTgames podcast: The Dreamcast! In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the US Dreamcast system launch, we spend an entire episode discussing the 19 launch titles of this amazing console.

Retro Gaming Podcast - Episode 67: Get Off My Lawn!

Episode 67 of the IMPLANTgames Podcast is dedicated to listener questions, and in this episode we respond to a variety of topics thrown at us on both the retro and modern side of things.

Retro Gaming Podcast - Episode 66: "Uncharted Territory!"

This is the IMPLANTgames podcast with Kris and Austin. The show where we talk about old school games, collecting, YouTube and more. This is Episode 66: Uncharted Territory, an episode dedicated to Sega's classic MASTER SYSTEM console!!

Retro Gaming Podcast - Episode 65: Your Mother, Trebek!

his is the IMPLANTgames podcast with Kris and Austin. The show where we talk about old school games, collecting, YouTube and more. This is Episode 65: Your Mother, Trebek!

Retro Gaming Podcast - Episode 64: Do the Math!

This is the IMPLANTgames podcast with Kris and Austin. The show where we talk about old school games, collecting, YouTube and more. This is Episode 64: 32 + 32 = 64 Do the Math!

Retro Gaming Podcast - Episode 63: You Know What's Sad About the CD-i?

This is the IMPLANTgames podcast with Kris and Austin. The show where we talk about old school games, collecting, YouTube and more. This is Episode 63: Do You Know What's Sad About the CD-i?

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Video Review: Space Invaders (Super Nintendo)

Space Invaders was released on the Super Nintendo in 1994 and attempts to re-create the feel of the original 1978 arcade classic. The main gimmick of this release is how Taito offers a nearly perfect arcade experience foregoing any additional sound or graphical upgrades.

Video Review: Donkey Kong (Atari 2600)

Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600 is very much a time capsule into an alternate video game universe. It's a Nintendo game, published by Coleco, and released on the Atari. Something that could only happen in 1982.

How To XRGB-mini: Super Nintendo

On this episode of How To XRGB-mini, we are going to take a look at how to use your Framemeister to get the best possible picture out of the Super Nintendo game console.

5 Great Sega CD Games

The Sega CD is a misunderstood system, often mischaracterized as having nothing but bad FMV games. However, the Sega CD is a terrific system with a library of awesome games spanning nearly every genre, and added hardware capabilities to bring the Genesis more in line the Super Nintendo.
 
With that, here are 5 great titles for the Sega CD system.

Video Review: WWF Raw (Sega 32x)

WWF Raw is a professional wrestling game released for the Sega 32x in 1994. The game features 12 of the biggest WWF stars from the mid 90's and in many ways is a great time capsule for this period in pro wrestling.

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Zaxxon's Motherbase 2000 is an isometric shmup released for the Sega 32x in 1995. Despite the title, this game actually has nothing to do with the classic arcade series, and the Zaxxon name was simply tacked on for the U.S. release.

Video Review: Vectorman (Sega Genesis)

Vectorman is a run and gun game released in 1995 for the aging Sega Genesis. The year is 2049, and humans have all left Earth in search of new planets to deplete. Left behind are orbots, charged with cleaning up the massive mess the human race has left on planet Earth.