Tag Archives: retro gaming

  • Cary42: A Video Game Console in a Briefcase (Video)

    Cary42: A Video Game Console in a Briefcase (Video)

    Remember when you were a kid and used to wonder what businessmen and other professionals were carrying around in their briefcases? Perhaps you’re in your 30s and still don’t have an answer to that question. But imagine how delighted you would have been if you’d opened up whatever briefcase had piqued your curiosity and found […]

  • Nucleus: An Arcade Coffee Table

    Nucleus: An Arcade Coffee Table

    The retro arcade cabinet is a fine addition to any home, until it comes time to actually find a place for one in your living room. It looks fine if you’re going for an “All That green room” vibe, but for a more mature home gaming solution, there’s now the Nucleus arcade coffee table. When […]

  • C64 Mini: Miniature Commodore 64 Coming Next Year

    C64 Mini: Miniature Commodore 64 Coming Next Year

    The miniature gaming console trend is getting out of hand. My social media feeds this afternoon are flooded with people complaining about sold-out SNES Classic Editions and the consequent price-gouging on the secondary market, and now I found out that Retro Games is putting out a miniature version of the Commodore 64 next year, called […]

  • SNES Classic Edition Announced by Nintendo

    SNES Classic Edition Announced by Nintendo

    Hopefully, although I’m not that optimistic, you were able to get your hands on an NES Classic Edition before they were discontinued and relegated to eBay for all eternity. If you didn’t though, you might have another chance to get something that’s (arguably) even cooler – the recently announced SNES Classic Edition. The SNES Classic […]

  • Sega Forever: Classic Sega Games Coming to Mobile (Video)

    Sega Forever: Classic Sega Games Coming to Mobile (Video)

    Nostalgia is running higher than ever in the video game world, and pretty much everybody in the game is figuring out ways to cash in on their back catalogs. Sega Forever is the latest example, a new collection of classic games from every Sega console coming to iOS and Android mobile devices. Sega Forever games […]

  • STOA Replay Arcade Cabinets

    STOA Replay Arcade Cabinets

    I’ve always wanted to own an arcade cabinet, preferably a S.T.U.N. Runner, but really any authentic cabinet from back in the day would be pretty cool. So I’m a little bit vexed—but not surprised—that I could also spend that money on a new custom STOA Replay cabinet instead. An STOA Replay cabinet is specially customized […]

  • RetroBlox: Multiple Classic Video Game Consoles in One

    RetroBlox: Multiple Classic Video Game Consoles in One

    The dream of every video game enthusiast is a single console that can play every game in history. RetroBlox isn’t quite that, but it’s a step in the right direction, and might be the closest you can get here in the real world. Billed as “the world’s first modular HD retro game console,” RetroBlox has […]

  • RetroEngine Sigma: Play Games From Every Classic Console (Video)

    RetroEngine Sigma: Play Games From Every Classic Console (Video)

    News of the NES Classic Edition has been greeted mostly with excitement in casual gaming circles, for its wealth of pre-loaded NES classics and its simple plug-and-play design. But it’s also been criticized as not giving users a way to explore classic games on their own, limited as it is to just 30 titles from […]

  • 8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick

    8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick

    I don’t know what this says about the world we’re living in, but it seems that the market for tiny arcade replicas is booming. The latest is from the specialty video game accessory makers at 8Bitdo, called the 8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick. Recently unveiled at Cologne Gamescom and on Facebook, specific details on the […]

  • Sega Mega Drive Micro Consoles Unveiled

    Sega Mega Drive Micro Consoles Unveiled

    If you believe in God, you may want to thank Him for Nintendo‘s NES Classic Edition, because it appears to have catalyzed a trend of micro-retro-consoles that could bring joy to the hearts of millions. Sega is now getting into the action with not just one but two miniature Sega Mega Drive (aka the Sega […]