Rare games meant a lot to the people who played them, so a collection of 30 of (most) of their best works should mean a lot to children of the Spectrum ZX, the Nintendo 64 and even the Xbox 360 eras. Combined, they’re part of a new collection on the Xbox One that is one of the most extraordinary bundles to ever hit…
Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column dedicated to helping you jumpstart your dating life with a New Game +. It's the dawn of a new year and that makes it a perfect time for a fresh start. This week, we have a letter from someone who wants to do just that. How do you start over…
Here's Rash, Zitz and Pimple, beat-em up heroes from the 90s, reimagined by artist K. Che as bloody, giant, realistic frogs. These guys would eat the Dark Queen alive.
Once you've installed a few, there's no going back. Eventually, you might end up with a setup like this, breaking the game's lore and theme as badly as possible. Even Sven, one of the NPC followers, realizes that something's not right.
Video game endings back in the 80s and the early 90s were never really all that complicated. A short animation or a few screens, sometimes text only. But, hell, it still felt so rewarding when we were able to experience it for the first time after beating a hard game.
The beat 'em up genre flourished in the nineties, with Capcom and Konami leading the way on the SNES and on the SEGA Genesis, as well as with a huge amount of great arcade games that never got a home console port.
Andrew Mason is the CEO and founder of Groupon, a deal-of-the-day website. Or well, he was—he was fired recently. Notifying the Groupon staff about his departure in an email, he made a ridiculously specific video game reference to Battletoads, which Wired breaks down for us.
This mod is called "GeneZap," and its motto is "No pity for bad players." It's a dog shock collar programmed to zap the wearer whenever he screws up or takes damage in any of half a dozen Sega Genesis games. (I'm guessing the first four letters are pronounced as two syllables, as in "Genesis," not "Gene" as in…
Are video games too hard for you? College Humor imagines a world where all games have a super-easy mode, just for you. Check out the super-easy versions of The Legend of Zelda, Wii Fit, Battletoads, Sonic, and more.