ROMs and Emulation: A Collector’s Perspective

ROMs and Emulation

What makes ROMs and emulators so popular? Why are people so passionate about keeping them available for free? If you look, it’s not completely the “free” part that gets people, it’s the availability. For years, possibly since Windows 95, emulation has been widely available for download to those who owned a computer. More recently they […]

Retro Remakes: Sony Controls The Way You Play

And the PlayStation retro love fest continues. The Crash Bandicoot trilogy remakes are joined by not only the Spyro trilogy remakes coming out, or the PS1 Classic coming out. But now, a remade version of MediEvil will join them. This does not sound so bad. After all, MediEvil is a classic PS1 title that a lot of […]

PS1 Classic Games List Not Such A Let Down?

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The final PlayStation Classic games lineup has been announced. They are as follows: The List Grand Theft Auto Battle Arena Toshinden R4 Ridge Racer Type 4 Mr. Driller Metal Gear Solid Twisted Metal Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee Syphon Filter Rayman  Tekken 3 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Wild Arms Jumping Flash! Cool Boarders 2 Final Fantasy VII […]

Retro Rumble Podcast Episode #07: Video Game Movies Part I

Hey guys!! It’s time for another episode of the Retro Rumble podcast! This week, host Mike is joined by Jonathan and David to begin our multiple part special on the much debated topic of video game movies. We open our discussion with three of the earliest and most notable video game movies, Super Mario Bros […]

Retro Rumble Podcast Episode #08: Half-Life

Hello everyone! In this weeks episode, the Retro Rumble team gather to discuss one of the greatest video games ever created and one of the most influential and important first-person shooters, HALF-LIFE. Join this weeks host, Ethan, Joel and David (for whom Half-Life is an all-time favourite). We look both entries in the series so […]

Michael Morhaime: Visionary of Blizzard Entertainment | Part 1

Mike Morhaime Blizzard

When he set out with nothing but 15,000 dollars from his grandma to found Silicon and Synapse, Michael Morhaime couldn’t possibly imagine the empire he would build. 20 years, a dozen games, and nearly 15 billion dollars later, Blizzard Entertainment has become one of the most influential companies in video gaming, and it would be […]