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There's an amazing amount of interesting information about retro games that isn’t specifically tied to one console or game. These include series histories, retrospectives, publisher/developer overviews and just some fun, informative articles. Take a look through our archive and check back for new articles every so often.


New games, Old harware (2010-09-21)

Retro gaming is making a bit of a comeback with retro revivals on the Wii and tons of upgraded classics on the PSN and XBLA. But for the truly hardcore fans of retro gaming some independent developers have taken on the task of creating some new old school games to be played the way they were meant to... on classic hardware.

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Cleaning Game Cartridges (2010-05-26)

It's always great to go back and play the games you've treasured as a child. As great as virtual console it generally doesn't compare to the real thing. However when you take those old games out from the attic, end up finding them at a garage sale, or get your hands on them another way, you maybe surprised that when you put them in your console and press power, you get a blank screen. See how to clean your game cartridges to enjoy them once more.

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Konami's ReBirth Series (2010-04-22)

Many of our beloved classics are coming back in the way they were best remembered. This article takes a look at Konami's ReBirth series, in which many classic Konami franchises are being reborn. The rebirth series features new Gradius, Contra, and Castlevania games created with old school graphics and gameplay.

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