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Hardcore video game editorials for hardcore gamers.

Married In Holy 8-bit Matrimony

on Thu, Mar 4, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

Successfully walking down the isle is hard enough (unless you’re Pamela Anderson) but imagine having to stomp your way through waves of enemies and a barrel-throwing gorilla in order to reunite with your bride or groom to-be. If this sounds like a plot ripped straight from the Nintendo universe, it’s because it is. ...

Interview: Talking River City games with Cherie Baker, PR Specialist, Aksys Games

River City Super Sports Challenge
on Thu, Mar 4, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

When River City Super Sports Challengeand River City Soccer Hooligans were announced just over a week ago, Aksys Games gave retrogamers a great big old school hug by bringing back one of the 8-bit era’s greatest heroes: Kunio. The scrappy teen, who has a knack for engaging in fisticuffs and excelling in all manner of sporting events, returns in two new games in 2010...

Virtual Vox Pop: Should SEGA return to hardware?

on Wed, Mar 3, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Virtual Vox Pop is a weekly open mic in which we ask you, the reader, to sound off on a particular topic. This week, it’s Dreamcast 2 speculation. Ever since the pre-mature death of the legendary Dreamcast, hardcore SEGA fanboys have held on to a small, minute, glimmer of hope that the company would shift from being a third-party developer for Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony...

Tecmo Bowl Throwback gets drafted; blends old school and new school graphics

on Tue, Mar 2, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Whispers of Tecmo Bowl Throwback made its rounds through the internets a few weeks back, but now the game has crossed over from the realm of rumor to that of reality. Tecmo Bowl Throwback aims to stay true to the Tecmo Super Bowl legacy (except without, you know, the NFL roster–thanks, EA!) by including 8-bit style, 2D sprite-based visuals, full seasons,  Preseason,...

Review: Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing (Xbox 360)

sonic & sega all-stars racing
on Tue, Mar 2, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Note: Portions of this review is snatched from our initial hands-on with Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing. When it comes to racing games, I like mine of the arcade variety. I don’t want to tinker with gears, I don’t want to worry about acquiring licenses; I simply want roaring engines, insane jumps, crazy power slides, wacky characters, and, if possible, inane weapons...

5 reasons to check out Metroid: Other M

Metroid: The Other M
on Mon, Mar 1, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

Her gaming debut may have been more than 20 years ago, but from what we’ve seen so far of Team Ninja’s Metroid: Other M, Samus Aran has never looked better. In an interview at the Nintendo Media Summit in San Francisco, Nate Bihldorf, a localization producer for Nintendo America, shed some more light on what we can expect from this chapter of the Metroid series and...

Be as smooth as Kerry with the new 2D-X t-shirts

on Mon, Mar 1, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Remember, the 2D-X t-shirt contest that we ran a while back? The very first person to score a shirt was Kerry of Clodhop, the mastermind behind the classic Project D series. In his latest video, in which he gives us a tour of his iceshack, he’s wearing a fine piece of black-and-white apparel. And you, sirs and ma’ams, can have one. ...