Video Game History Foundation to Sell Retro Magazines

This month, the Video Game History Foundation begins shipping their vintage video game magazines to the public. For $20 you can buy a retro magazine from them that will be completely random. However, you can also sign up for a monthly subscription that gives you one monthly magazine a month for $15. If you can… Continue reading Video Game History Foundation to Sell Retro Magazines

Throwback Bit Thursday: Lost Odyssey

Lost Odyssey = The true Final Fantasy XI? Much can be said about the Final Fantasy series in its post Sakaguchi era. The series has gone through a rollercoaster of directors, and the main single player entries have ranged from great but different (Final Fantasy XII), to on rails and non-sensical (Final Fantasy XIII), to… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Lost Odyssey

Peter Moore Left Sega After a Heated Exchange With Sonic’s Creator

British-American Executive Peter Moore has a long storied history in the video games industry. His time at Sega, as president of Sega of America, and at Microsoft, as Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business division, make him an invaluable source of history, and information on the industry. What has always been more fascinating to me,… Continue reading Peter Moore Left Sega After a Heated Exchange With Sonic’s Creator

Throwback Bit Thursday: Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

  The Nintendo 64 was the first home console capable of delivering great First Person Shooting experiences. While the PlayStation (and Sega Saturn) would have some  first person shooters, by comparison, most (if not all) were subpar when stacked against the games that the Nintendo 64 was running in that particular genre. The Nintendo 64… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

Throwback Bit Thursday: The Granstream Saga

  1998’s The Granstream Saga, is not a remarkable game, it was (even 1998) a deeply flawed action RPG, that featured many good (if not great) ideas that were not executed properly. Shade (the developers) left us instead, with what in my opinion is one of the most glaring examples of wasted potential in an… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: The Granstream Saga