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

Sega CCO Says Nintendo Caters to Kids and Teens

Sega’s Chief of Creative Operations, Toshihiro Nagoshi, stated on a recent interview that Nintendo, and its current gaming platform is geared towards kids and teens. The following is the exact statement made by Nagoshi: “I think even now the Nintendo platform is still a game console that is played by a wide range of age… Continue reading Sega CCO Says Nintendo Caters to Kids and Teens

Skies of Arcadia is Sega’s Long Forgotten RPG That Begs an HD Remaster/Remake

Sega’s demise as a hardware maker limited their ability to create and fund their own projects. One of the downsides of the company going under, and being bought out by Sammy Corporation in 2004, is that games than were deemed ‘un-profitable’ were given the proverbial ax. Skies of Arcadia was one such casualty. Skies of… Continue reading Skies of Arcadia is Sega’s Long Forgotten RPG That Begs an HD Remaster/Remake

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

The Top Ten Greatest Consoles of All-Time

Editor’s foreword: There are two separate rankings listed: The official ranking which is the ‘NER’ ranking, and the Personal Ranking. The entire list is mostly subjective, as quality of games and my experiences with said games are the biggest deciding factor in terms of ranking. However, the NER ranking takes many other things into consideration,… Continue reading The Top Ten Greatest Consoles of All-Time

Dreamcast Memories: Looking Back at Sega’s Last Console

The Sega Dreamcast turns 20 today. Sega’s last console released on 9/9/99 with a multi-million dollar marketing campaign was Sega’s last effort in the hardware business. By late 2000 rumors were that Sega would pullout of the Hardware business, and they did in 2001-02 effectively killing the Dreamcast. We won’t go in depth today into… Continue reading Dreamcast Memories: Looking Back at Sega’s Last Console