Tag Archives: Way Back When

Retro Review: Sonic The Hedgehog 1 (1991, Sega Genesis)

  The game that started it all. Originally released on the Sega Genesis/Master System back in 1991, the original Sonic The Hedgehog has been ported to later video game systems usually bundled with other Sega Titles. The 2007 remake Sonic … Continue reading

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Speaking of Sonic The Hedgehog: Remember the TWO TV Shows from 1993?

  Yes, I said TWO. This is the first and longer of the two. It held its own and like the just revealed Sonic The Hedgehog Movie, it didn’t take itself too seriously. Unlike the other TV series, this one … Continue reading

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The first trailer for the live action Sonic The Hedgehog Movie (2020) is now released!

  …And it confirmed one thing for long time Sonic fans: It may be so bad, it’s good. Here’s the trailer for those who may not have seen it yet:   …To be fair, it’s being dubbed an Action Comedy. … Continue reading

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My 100 Favorite Video Games of the 1990s

I originally planned to keep it to 50 but then when I remembered how many SNES and Genesis games I played throughout the 1990s, 50 wasn’t gonna cut it. LOL. For the purposes of these lists, I made these rules … 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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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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New shorts Pokemon Generations debuts on You Tube

…I should’ve seen this coming after Pokemon Origins. Here is the trailer: The first two episodes were released today.  It will be 18 episodes long and wrap up in December. The short videos are obviously The Pokemon Company’s way of … Continue reading

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Retro Gaming: Sequels that outshined the originals

Here we are with the first of many posts this summer on retro games I have played. This post will focus on video game sequels that quickly made folks forget about the original game. I’ll say this now: Putting this … Continue reading

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