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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: Final Fantasy Mystic Quest (Super Nintendo)

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest is an entry-level RPG released for the Super Nintendo in 1992. Reviews were mixed to positive upon release, but the game has developed a bit of a negative reputation by hardcore RPG fans over the years.

Video Review: Dirt Trax FX (Super Nintendo)

Dirt Trax FX was developed by Sculptured Software and released for the Super Nintendo in 1995. It was one of the few games that used Nintendo’s, Super FX co-processor chip allowing for 3D polygon graphics.

Video Review: Aladdin (Super Nintendo)

Aladdin for the Super Nintendo was developed by Capcom and released in 1993. Despite sharing the same name, this is a completely different game than what was developed on the Virgin Interactive and released for the Sega Genesis.

Video Review: Super R.C. Pro-Am (Game Boy)

Super R.C. Pro-Am is an isometric remote control car racer, developed by RARE, and released on the Game Boy back in 1991, four years after the NES original.

Video Review: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Game Boy)

Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 is the third installment of the Super Mario Land series, and the first installment in the long-standing Wario Land series of games. It was released for the Nintendo’s Game Boy in 1994.

Video Review: Knuckles' Chaotix (Sega 32x)

Knuckles' Chaotix is one of the few high profile exclusive titles for the Sega 32x and the only game to date, where Knuckles the Echidna is the star.

Video Review: Gunstar Heroes (Sega Genesis)

Gunstar Heroes is a side-scrolling run and gun game developed by Treasure and released by Sega in 1993. Gunstar Heroes is a quality, fun, side scroller from start to finish. It’s easily one of the best looking Sega Genesis games released, and it backs that up with some excellent game play.