How To Get The Sharpest Images Possible Out Of Your Old Consoles

If you've tried playing a retro console on a modern HDTV, you may not have liked what you saw — smeary, stretched images that are a far cry from the sharp chunky blocks of yesteryear. Luckily, there's a better way for purists to get a crystal clear image that doesn't involve buying an old CRT TV. » 8/26/14 4:15pm 8/26/14 4:15pm

Fake Retro Wreck-It Ralph Game Winds Up With Real Sega Genesis Port

You may remember how Disney invented a real-world pseudo-history for Wreck-It Ralph when the animated movie came to theaters last year. There was that artfully aged arcade cabinet that showed up at E3 last year and a commercial that homed in on the cheesiness of old-school arcade advertisements. And, of course, there… » 8/06/13 10:40am 8/06/13 10:40am

HD Re-Make of Castle of Illusion Mickey Mouse Game Coming This Summer

Last week’s teaser hinted strongly at it and a post on the official PlayStation blog (and the Sega blog) confirms that classic Genesis platformer Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse will be coming to PS3 multiple platforms this summer. (Note: the original version of this post said the game would be a PS3… » 4/15/13 1:00pm 4/15/13 1:00pm

Another Retirement Marks the Slow Sunset of Sports Video Games'…

Today, the four-time Stanley Cup champion and seven-time Norris Trophy winner Nicklas Lidstrom retired. All of Lidstrom's 1,564 games were played for a single team, the Detroit Red Wings, and all but one of his 20 seasons were spent on EA Sports' NHL » 5/31/12 6:30pm 5/31/12 6:30pm series, whose is one of the greatest console sports video games ever.

Why Is Disney Trademarking Mickey Mouse's Castle of Illusion?

Early Sega Genesis adopters remember Sega's Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse as one of the system's initial highlights, a platformer bursting with charm and gorgeous level design. So Disney trademarking Castle of Illusion more than 20 years later is certainly cause of cautious excitement. » 10/03/11 11:00pm 10/03/11 11:00pm