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A Wild Podcast Appears | July 28, 2014

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Pokemon X & Y First Impressions (From Someone Who Hasn’t Played Since Ruby)

October 14, 2013 |

So I haven’t played Pokemon in what seems like forever (Ruby Version was the last) and every single time a new Pokemon game is released, I have to fight myself internally about if I should climb back on that horse … Read More

Retro Review : Burgertime for the NES (Data East, 1987)

October 11, 2013 |

Coming home late from working a Bon Jovi concert full of drunken 50 something’s who are now working their desk jobs at less than half-capacity, I had to fit a quick game in before I called it a night. Waiting … Read More

Retro Review: In The Hunt for the Sony Playstation (Kokopeli, 1996)

September 25, 2013 |

I’m going to start this review off with a question. Do you like any of the Metal Slug games? If you answered yes, it’s safe to say that you’re a fan of In the Hunt, even if you’ve never played … Read More

No Sympathy for the Reseller

September 13, 2013 |

As a retro game collector, I deal with resellers on a regular basis. I have my favorites that are just all-around nice guys that can sympathize because they collect themselves. Then I have my shit list of scammers and smooth-talking … Read More

Retro Review: “Windjammers” for the Neo Geo MVS (Data East, 1994)

September 12, 2013 |

Last month, I scored myself a 4 slot Neo Geo MVS cabinet! Included was a game that I’ve never heard of, which I’m going to talk about now…

Windjammers (or Flying Power Disk in Japan), published by Data … Read More

Growing Up an Unbiased Gamer

August 16, 2013 |

On several occasions, I’ve have debates with one of my oldest friends about whether or not the Sega Genesis was a good console. He attests to how much better the Super Nintendo is/was and how crappy the Genesis is/was. I … Read More

Is Gamestop Selling New Xenoblade Reprints as Used Games? (Pics Inside)

August 15, 2013 |

It’s been a little over a year since Xenoblade hit the US market, thanks to Operation Rainfall. The JRPG was a Gamestop exclusive, and due to raving reviews, and it’s limited run, it became the Earthbound of the Wii in … Read More

“Power to the Shareholders”: GameStop Price Gouges with Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)

August 13, 2013 |

As reported by Kotaku, GameStop has been accused of suddenly releasing many pre-owned copies of Xenoblade Chronicles, a limited 2012 release for the Wii, at market value prices of $89.99. Prior to this, many have reported that they … Read More

Retro Review : “Jaws” for the NES (LJN, 1987)

August 9, 2013 |

Author’s note: I swore that I would post a game review that wasn’t Nintendo related for variety’s sake, but I’m currently moving, meaning that all of my games are packed up, leaving me with simply memory to go … Read More

Ducktales 2 Is No Longer The Rarest NES Ducktales Game

August 9, 2013 |

Well…sort of…

Capcom has been running the promotional hype train for DuckTales: Remastered and they’ve sent some rather…interesting promo material to certain media outlets: a golden (and playable) DuckTales cartridge, complete with a special DuckTales lunchbox and a certificate of … Read More

An Interview with

August 6, 2013 |

Hey, did you know there are women who actually like to game!? Meet Brittney! She is the creator and gate keeper of, a site dedicated to bring all the news and excitement of gaming through the eyes of … Read More

Positive Collecting Attitude

August 1, 2013 |

Ask any retro game collector and they will all agree that it’s hard to find sought after games at decent prices in their respective area. Collectors are waking up at early hours to compete with other collectors who are competing … Read More

Retro Review : “Rock ‘n Ball” for the NES (NTVIC, 1990)

July 30, 2013 |

From “Pinball” to “Pinbot”, the NES has a decent sized catalogue of pinball titles. “Rock ‘n Ball”, Released in 1990 by NTVIC for the NES, looks like your standard 8 bit equivalent of pinball, but stands out from other games … Read More

A Retro Collective Testimonial from a Retro Collective Member

July 26, 2013 |

Almost a year ago, I walked out of a Gamestop with a copy of “ESPN NFL Football” for the PS2 that I bought for two cents. Yes, it was a sports game that no one cared about & I was … Read More

Retro Review: “Wild Guns” for the Super Nintendo (Natsume, 1994)

July 24, 2013 |

In the 80′s & 90′s, it wasn’t uncommon to see an arcade title get ported to the home console. The console version would often have the same dynamics and aesthetic as the original, but would be stripped down to match … Read More