How to Connect Your Old School Video Game Consoles to a New TV

If you've just rediscovered an old console in the back of your closet, or you've gotten into retro gaming and want the genuine experience, you've probably stood in front of your shiny new LCD or plasma TV with a console made in the age of CRTs, wondering what to do. Luckily, it's not too difficult to plug everything… » 10/28/13 1:57pm 10/28/13 1:57pm

The Super Retro Trio Is Three Classic Consoles In One

With my children rapidly approaching gaming age, I want their introduction to my favorite pastime to begin with the classics — NES, Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. The Super Retro Trio, coming this summer from Innex and Retro-bit, handles games from all three of those systems for a mere $69.99. That'll look so… » 5/07/13 6:30pm 5/07/13 6:30pm

8-Bit George Washington and Adolf Hitler Fight With Cyborg Dinosaurs in This Time Travel Art Show

Sure, you could debate legislative achievements and spheres of influence to determine who history's greatest leader was. But you could also imagine an old-school video game where Teddy Roosevelt and Josef Stalin—looking a lot like Nintendo's Mario—face off riding weaponized extinct giant lizards. Artist Jude Buffum… » 4/13/12 12:00am 4/13/12 12:00am

American Icons Gallery Show Recognizes Classic Gaming Consoles For the Works of Art They Are

We live in an age of gaming gorgeousness. Gamers' lives nowadays are filled with fancy normal mapping and illumination engines, powered by slickly encased hardware that outputs onto super-sharp screens. In short, there's a lot of thought given to aesthetics in the present day. But, it hasn't always been this way and… » 11/15/11 10:00am 11/15/11 10:00am

'Gang Garrison II' — TF2's 8-Bit Bastard Brother

Remember P ortal for the C64 emulator » 9/27/08 9:00pm 9/27/08 9:00pm? Reader has a nice find to go with it: "Gang Garrison II" by "Faucet" software - an 8-bit, fully multiplayer "de-make" for PC gamers. I am ... retarded close to going out and getting a copy of Windows and Boot Camp, which would make this the most expensive free game in the history…