Hey, do you still have your original Xbox? And an Xbox 360? And an Xbox One? And are you planning on buying an Xbox One X? Also, do you have four Ethernet cables and seven friends? Well, guess the hell what.
Square Enix gave a pretty nifty thank-you gift to the developers of A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV—a replica Super Nintendo cartridge with the game’s art and logo. It even includes the box.
How much effort should today’s console makers put into keeping the classics in print and playable on modern hardware? There’s a lot of room for debate, but one PlayStation exec just weighed in with what has to be the Worst Possible Take.
For those who still own a Super Famicom (or are planning to get one), good news! The console is getting a new cartridge this year.
Capcom’s Disney Afternoon Collection drops this week on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, bundling together six classic NES games based shows from the heyday of Disney television animation. They’re just like you remember them, only now you can rewind. Watch us play.
One of the stars of A&E’s Storage Wars, a reality show about storage locker auctions, just landed an incredible deal on a locker stuffed full to bursting with vintage video game hardware and cartridges. It’s a small fortune in games, over $50,000 worth, enough for the buyer to call it one of his “best ever” buys.
Crawl is a spooky, nasty multiplayer brawler that creates good-natured rivalry in a gruesome, 8-bit world. Tomorrow it comes out of early access on Steam and releases for PS4 and Xbox One.
It only took a little over two decades to arrive, but Mystery World Dizzy, the NES port of the arcade game Fantasy World Dizzy, which was supposed to come out back in 1993, is now available to play for free in honor of the character’s 30th birthday.
The Nintendo Switch grey Joy-Con controllers are pretty nondescript all by themselves, but you can throw a few SNES-themed buttons on there to spice things up if you’re brave enough.
In 1982, a technology straight out of contemporary science fiction was on track to be the world’s first Twitter. Living and dying in the ‘80s and ‘90s, the cable service teletext brought 24/7, on-demand news directly to a television. Much like Twitter, teletext offered a stream of live, bite-sized information, but in…
Over the past three decades console game controllers have evolved from utilitarian rectangles to sleek works of ergonomic engineering art. Hyperkin’s retro-styled X91 wired controller for Xbox One and PC is what would have happened if that evolution had taken a less comfortable turn.
Narita Boy is part video game project, part idle day dream. Even its creator isn’t entirely sure what it will become. But the art and energy behind it is undeniable. Like a long forgotten NES cart buried in your grandparents’ basement, Narita Boy insinuates itself in the imagination like a memory of something that…
Capcom is giving six NES games based on some of Disney’s finest television animation work HD makeovers in The Disney Afternoon Collection for Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4, featuring Darkwing Duck, TaleSpin, DuckTales and Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers.
At Furcadia’s September town meeting, a hundred humanoid animals lounged on purple pillows in a lush, 32-bit meadow. Emerald Flame, Executive Producer of the oldest social MMORPG, was explaining Furcadia’s largest update since its 1996 founding to the motley pile of furry avatars, known in-game as “furres.” It was…
There’s no shortage of third-party retro gaming consoles promising all sorts of advantages over their proprietary predecessors, but the RetroBlox wants to be the biggest and most comprehensive of them to date.
It’s almost the end of the 2017 Awesome Games Done Quick at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel in Herndon, VA. Speedrunners from the far corners of the internet meet in person to raise money for charity by playing their favorite games apace.
It was only a matter of time before people found a way to hack Nintendo’s NES Classic, and that time has come. Earlier this week, modders trading tips on a Russian forum discovered a way to add ROMs to add extra games to the system that was previously limited to only thirty.
It’s no secret that turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game console is hands-down the most popular, easy, and fun project you can do with a Pi. That initial guide is just the beginning though, and if you really want to get more out your little DIY console, you’ll want to dig in with some advanced tips.
There’s something about analog development materials. Take, for example, these Legend of Zelda original design documents. Hand drawn on paper, they are still a sight to see.