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Now for something completely different – A CGR review of a pinball machine

I would love to have a real pinball machine in my house.


CGR: DYNAMITE DEKA 2 review for Sega Dreamcast

This looks awesome!!!

“Beyond Shadowgate” Review

Here is yet another retro review:

SD2SNES Super Nintendo/Famicom Flash Card – Adam Koralik

I have heard of the Everdrive but never heard of this add-on or the other one mentioned in this video. However, based on his review – I may end up with this one or a very similar item (but a different version for a different system).

Overpaying for an NES Game

Ahhh the NES, a favorite of many a child’s life. At least if you were growing up in the late 80s, early 90s. For me, I didn’t have the NES. My parents wouldn’t buy one nor would they buy an SNES. So the first console that I owned was an original Playstation Dual Shock (NOTE: It was before it was called a PS1). Still, I remember the NES and SNES. And while the NES isn’t my favorite system of all time I understand why someone people would have the that opinion. And why you would collect for the system.

What I don’t understand is overpaying for specific carts/accessories. Super rare/prototype items go for BIG BUCKS!!! Like thousands to start. I mean COME ON!!!! It’s just an NES cart!!! It doesn’t deserve that much cash!!!!

Of course, I am a fairly poor so throwing away money on anything more than 20 bucks starts to make me nervous. And if I am throwing away a hundred or more than it better be awesome. But beyond that I dunno. It just seems like a waste. I could get so much more for the money than a stupid cart with games that already exist in it’s entirety. I guess I just don’t have the money that these people do:

‘Super-rare’ Nintendo game hits eBay

January 24, 2014 Last updated at 07:05 ET

Rare Nintendo game The game cartridge will be highly sought after, despite the tatty label

An extremely rare Nintendo game is expected to fetch thousands of dollars in an eBay auction.

Only 116 copies of Nintendo World Championships were ever made, as part of a special event in 1990.

The first bid came in at $4,999 (£3,000), but the game is likely to fetch more, one Nintendo expert said.

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Beta64 – Banjo-Kazooie / Dream

I barely played it myself but is very interesting . . .

Christmas Day 2013 – LGR – Santa Claus in Trouble – PC Game Review

Hmm . . . not sure I really want to buy this game . . .

Gaming Week 3 – Yet ANOTHER Collection of Classic Reviews

YEAH, I am posting even more! Enjoy!

Retro Game of the Week – Earthworm Jim (Sega Mega Drive / Genesis)

Nintendo World Championships – Angry Video Game Nerd

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Gaming Week 3 – A bunch of Classic Reviews

To go along with the theme of reviews, I am now posting a bunch more of some random classic reviews. Enjoy!

Retro game of the week – Pokémon Snap (N64)

Classic Game Room: JAWBREAKER review for Atari 2600

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Gaming Week 3 – Thinking about the Next Gen

With the Next Generation of Video Game Consoles finally starting up, we are left thinking about the ones that have come before and what will happen next. Is NES is better than a PS4? Maybe not, but is it still relevant in today’s world? Will we still be playing retro games in the future? And what does that mean for the next gen?  These questions are what we’re trying to answer.


How We’re Reviewing Next-Gen Games and Hardware – SESSLER’S… SOMETHING

Industry Analyst Michael Pachter on the Plight of AAA Games, and the Assault of Mobile

Obviously, these are not the only videos on the topic, but they are the only ones I have right now. But don’t let me stop you. Get the ball rolling, talk about Next Gen and retro games! You’ll be surprised on hat you hear!


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