Category Archives: Retro Gaming

When will the expected Diamond and Pearl remakes be announced? What changes should the 8th Gen Pokemon Games bring?

These are two big questions in the absence of such announcements ar E3. Yes, new Pokemon Switch games were announced and that’s cool. So is being able to transfer Pokemon captured in the Pokemon Go App. Still, TRUE Pokemon fans … Continue reading

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Blizzard Unveils 7th Expansion Battle for Azeroth and WoW Classic at BlizzCon

    ….Looking past how EPIC the Opening Cinematic is, this is clearly a “filler” expansion just like Warlords of Draenor and Cataclysm were for Mists of Pandaria and Legion respectively. We will see “Part 2” in the expansion after … Continue reading

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Comparing Pokemon Gold and Silver with their Nintendo DS remakes Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver

  …I plan on doing this with the original Red and Blue and their Game Boy Advance remakes FireRed and LeafGreen, likely in February or April. I already did it for Ruby and Sapphire and their remakes OmegaRuby and AlphaSapphire … Continue reading

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Pokemon Transporter App Updated for Pokemon Gold and Silver

I can confirm as of September 17, the Nintendo 3DS App PokeTransporter has an update available to allow Pokemon to be transferred from the 2nd Gen to 7th Gen. There are no update notes but given the update is 421 … Continue reading

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That time Nintendo made two different NES Super Mario Bros. 2 Games

…This happens far less today than it did 30 years ago but often, a game maker would make two or more prototypes of an upcoming game and then pick the one they like the most to focus on. Depending on … Continue reading

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AtGames releasing another Classic Sega Genesis Console [UPDATE 7/28/2017]

UPDATE 7/28/2017: In a scathing first-look review, Gamespot is telling consumers not to buy AtGames’ Sega Genesis Flashback. Read the article for details but one thing I overlooked is the fact that like the console they released last year, this … Continue reading

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Starcraft Remastered to arrive August 14; Original Starcraft now FREE

Last week, Blizzard announced the HD Remake of the first Starcraft game + its expansion Brood War will be released together on August 14. This comes a few months after Blizzard released the original Starcraft 1 game + its expansion … Continue reading

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Postgame Review: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

  Yeah, BOEY! Pun intended. While it is true Nintendo has alot–and I mean A LOT–of experience remaking old games (Starfox and Pokemon both come to mind), never before has Nintendo taken a game from the 8-bit NES era and … Continue reading

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Pokemon UltraSun and Pokemon UltraMoon coming to the 3DS November 17

  …To the surprise of no one, the question of what the companion to Sun and Moon will be seems to have been answered. UltraSun and UltraMoon (U-Sun and U-Moon for short) come to the 3DS this Fall the week … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda Series continues to defy expectations

Each game in the series follows a very simple formula: When a threat appears, a hero clad in green appears to counter it. That’s it. That’s all you need to know about The Legend of Zelda series. Actually, one other … Continue reading

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