As the Fast & Furious franchise has shown, there’s no end of love for people driving fast cars at insane speeds for crazy reasons. Speed nuts and racing enthusiasts have been with us since the invention of the wheel, but it takes a particular brand of lunatic to engage in illegal street racing. The good [...]
Archive for September, 2013
Suikoden was one of those surprise releases on Playstation One back in the mid to late 1990′s from Konami. Having been lucky enough to play it when it first released helps with understanding the value of this fan translation of volume 2 of the digital/visual novels (think Choose Your Own Adventure books but in a [...]
Sherlock Holmes is probably familiar to most people that are reading this right now, either thanks to the many books, movies and television shows or from some other source. Gaming wise though, Sherlock has been AWOL for quite awhile, I only remember a few games myself (my first Holmes game being one on 3DO back [...]
Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Final Fantasy VIII on the Playstation with this rather, uh, “iconic” ad from the pages of GamePro magazine back in 1999. Final Fantasy VIII is the story of how one game company and one system manufacturer worked together to perfectly sabotage the holy living shit out [...]
RAWR!! Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Dino Crisis on the Playstation with this classic ad culled from the pages of GamePro Magazine. Capcom’s insidious crossbreed of Jurassic Park and Resident Evil began hunting gamers back on this day in 1999, and we think it’s still just as scary fourteen years later.