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Good Old Games - Classic Computer Game Database
Good Old Games lets you relive or experience for the first time games once thought to be lost forever, each available at a bargain price.

Good Old Games - Classic Computer Game Database
Good Old Games lets you relive or experience for the first time games once thought to be lost forever, each available at a bargain price.

Good Old Games - Classic Computer Game Database
Good Old Games lets you relive or experience for the first time games once thought to be lost forever, each available at a bargain price.

Good Old Games - Classic Computer Game Database
Good Old Games lets you relive or experience for the first time games once thought to be lost forever, each available at a bargain price.

Good Old Games - Classic Computer Game Database
Good Old Games lets you relive or experience for the first time games once thought to be lost forever, each available at a bargain price.

Good Old Games - Classic Computer Game Database
Good Old Games lets you relive or experience for the first time games once thought to be lost forever, each available at a bargain price.

History of Sonic the Hedgehog by Sega Genesis
When the Sega Genesis launched in 1989 it was off to a rough start. Then came Sonic the Hedgehog. Learn the history of this legendary game.

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Console and Handheld Games - Profiles and Reviews
Step back to the beginnings of home gaming with the Magnavox Odyssey, Atari 2600 and ColecoVision, through the industry resurgence of the Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Genesis and Game Boy, and to the dawn of the modern age with the N64, SEGA Dreamcast, and PlayStation 1; these profiles and reviews will help you discover and reminisce the best and worst classic console and handheld games.

Gameplay – Saboteur
Take two video games that share identical designs, the creator of the greatest and worst games for Atari, toss in a major television brand, the floating head of “America's Toughest Bouncer

Boss Battle – The A-Team
Take two video games that share identical designs, the creator of the greatest and worst games for Atari, toss in a major television brand, the floating head of “America's Toughest Bouncer

The A-Team – Intro Screen
Basic info about the unreleased Atari 2600 title The A-Team

Gameplay – The A-Team
Take two video games that share identical designs, the creator of the greatest and worst games for Atari, toss in a major television brand, the floating head of “America's Toughest Bouncer

Boss Battle – Saboteur
Take two video games that share identical designs, the creator of the greatest and worst games for Atari, toss in a major television brand, the floating head of “America's Toughest Bouncer

Saboteur – The Intro Screen
Basic info about the unreleased Atari 2600 title Saboteur

Saboteur and The A-Team - Unreleased Atari 2600
This is an exercise in comparison and contraction by examining the similarities and differences of two unreleased video games by Saboteur and the A-Team.

The History of Castle Wolfenstein
Few game franchises have as groundbreaking and odd of a past as the Wolfenstein series. Every entry into the franchise since Wolfenstein 3D is unofficial.

Top Picks
For nostalgia buffs who want recommendations, or just a trip down memory lane, this section is chock-full of the very best classic video game picks. From the arcade, computer, handhelds and home consoles learn about the most innovative, action packed and just plain weird video games throughout history. If you find it here, it’s worth playing.

9 Classic Horror Games for Your Computer
The place where classics went to get their fright on was computers. These are the best, most groundbreaking and most terrifying horror video games ever.

The Atari 2600 - A History of the Atari VCS
The Atari 2600's layout and specs were not only iconic but industry standard for the system, games, and accessories of the late 70s and 80s home consoles.

Best Arcade Games of 1981
1981 was one of the most prosperous and innovative years for video arcades, spawning major hit games, which still influence today’s modern gaming.

Killer Shark - The Undersea Horror Arcade Game from JAWS
While this light gun arcade shooter gained notoriety, it turned out Killer Shark was not a video game, but a mechanical achievement in coin-op animation.

The Retro Gamers Guide to the Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo is promising all sorts of goodies galore for the retro enthusiast, so to help you on your way, here is the Retro Gamers Guide to the Nintendo 3DS.

Top 12 Weirdest Atari 2600 Games
As nutty they get, these oddities were never as strange as the ones for the Atari 2600. Take a look weirdest Games you'll ever see, all for the Atari 2600.

The Most Important Women in the History of Video Games
The days of the video game business being a boy's club are over with female game developers now taking charge as some of the industry's top executives.

Jerry Lawson - First Black Video Game Professional
At a time when the computer and video game industry was primarily filled with Caucasian males, Jerry Lawson was an innovator.

Pac-Man – The Most Important Video Game of All Time
Today it would be a shock to meet a gamer who hasn’t heard of Pac-Man. The game has become an icon of arcade games and ‘80s pop-culture.

Space Invaders – The Alien Shooter
In 1978, a Japanese space shooter came along that became such a pop-culture phenomenon it and went on to save the Atari 2600 from tanking.

History of the Sega Genesis – Dawn of the 16-bit Era
As the book of retro tells, in the ‘80s a big bang occurred that brought the dawn of a new age in home gaming, the SEGA Genesis, a dawn of the 16-bit era.

Repair and Maintain Your Retro Game Console
It's getting tougher and tougher for us retro console collectors to find working versions of hard to find systems. Even when the companies who made them

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 4.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 2.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 3.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 5.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 7.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 8.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 6.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 9.

The Best Classic Video Games of 1979
The success of Space Invaders in 1978 caused a lot of cloning and rip-off titles to see a release the following year as many jumped on board the game making bandwagon, but 1979 still proved to be filled with innovations such as the first handheld gaming system, the first star trek game and the debut of a little hungry yellow ball that would go on to become the most successful game in the world. Page 10.

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Best Arcade Games of 1980 – The Year of the Arcade
In 1980 a game released that changed the industry forever, shooting video games from a cult following into a North American pop-culture phenomena, Pac-Man. Arcades became the place to be in the ‘80s, and in order to meet the demand, some of the best, most innovative games flooded into pizza parlors and coin-op arcade havens.

The 1980s Video Game Revolution, Rebirth and Donkey Kong
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Nintendo Revives the Video Game Business
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From Playing Cards to Video Games - History of Nintendo
When Hiroshi Yamauchi, the Great-Great Grandson of Nintendo's founder Fusajiro Yamauchi, took over the family Business, he cleaned house of those who opposed him and took the company into new directions. When the bottom dropped out of the playing card market, Nintendo risked bankruptcy, until Hiroshi met low level engineer Gunpei Yokoi, and the two teamed up to make video game history.

The History of Classic Video Games - CD-ROM Revolution
The Fifth Generation of Console Gaming takes a page from home computers that are starting to invade their turf. With the adoption of CD-ROM based games, video game makers are now able to deliver higher quality game experiences and start to introduce 3D graphics and gameplay.

The History of Classic Video Games - CD-ROM Revolution
The Fifth Generation of Console Gaming takes a page from home computers that are starting to invade their turf. With the adoption of CD-ROM based games, video game makers are now able to deliver higher quality game experiences and start to introduce 3D graphics and gameplay.

The History of Classic Video Games - Golden Age and First Gen
Jumping from the super computers and into the first coin-op arcade and home console video games, this is The Golden Age and First Generation of Classic Video Games.

History of Classic Video Games - Crash and Rebirth
With too many console choices and not enough good games, the video game industry crashes in 1983. Much like when the dot-com bubble burst, the market was reborn just a few years later with a whole new set of players.

History of Classic Video Games - Crash and Rebirth
With too many console choices and not enough good games, the video game industry crashes in 1983. Much like when the dot-com bubble burst, the market was reborn just a few years later with a whole new set of players.

1949 - Nintendo's Second President Hiroshi Yamauchi - About Classic Video Games
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The History of Nintendo Video Games
Having such a rich and long history in the industry it's impossible to try and encapsulate the Nintendo's lineage in just one go, so this is the first in a series of three articles outlining the history of the biggest video game company in the biz. 117 years before they became the next-gen giant, and almost 70 years before the advent of the video game, Nintendo started as a single-man operation in Japan, making and selling playing cards.

Yamauchi Opens Starts New Company Nintendo Koppai
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The Life of Jack Tramiel Part 4 - The Atari Commodore War - About Classic Video Games
After bouncing back from being forced out of Commodore, the company he founded and single handedly built into an empire, Jack Tramiel was now the owner of Atari, with plans to be the first to release a 32-bit home computer. In attempt to keep their hold on the market Commodore bought Amiga and went up against their former owner in a race to be the first to reach the 32-bit home computer age.

The History of Classic Video Games - Second Generation
With a hit like Atari's Pong the home console market is proven to be a success. Soon the console advancements and knock-offs start rushing to market faster than consumers can keep up.

The History of Classic Video Games - Second Generation
With a hit like Atari's Pong the home console market is proven to be a success. Soon the console advancements and knock-offs start rushing to market faster than consumers can keep up.

The History of Classic Video Games - Age of Discovery
The very first electronic games didn't begin in arcades or even home consoles; they got their start in early super computer labs and as top secret military training programs.

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We needed to see so Edison invented the light bulb; we needed to speak so Bell invented the telephone, and room sized super computers needed fun tech demos, so programmers invented the video game. From their humble beginnings in the lab, to the arcade and console revolution, to the industry crash and rebirth just a few years later - this the History of Classic Video Games!

The History of Nintendo Part 3 - Dominating the Video Game Industry
After the launch of the NES, Nintendo not only reignited the video game market in the United States, but went on to become the most dominating force in the industry, making themselves a household name by the end of the 1980s.

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A Boy And His Blob - 2009 Remake Preview Gallery
Boy and Blobert return as Majesco Entertainment and developers WayForward team up to remake the Nintendo Entertainment System old-school classic for the Nintendo Wii.

A Boy And His Blob - 2009 Remake Preview Gallery
Boy and Blobert return as Majesco Entertainment and developers WayForward team up to remake the Nintendo Entertainment System old-school classic for the Nintendo Wii. Page 5.

A Boy And His Blob - 2009 Remake Preview Gallery
Boy and Blobert return as Majesco Entertainment and developers WayForward team up to remake the Nintendo Entertainment System old-school classic for the Nintendo Wii. Page 4.

A Boy And His Blob - 2009 Remake Preview Gallery
Boy and Blobert return as Majesco Entertainment and developers WayForward team up to remake the Nintendo Entertainment System old-school classic for the Nintendo Wii. Page 9.

A Boy And His Blob - 2009 Remake Preview Gallery
Boy and Blobert return as Majesco Entertainment and developers WayForward team up to remake the Nintendo Entertainment System old-school classic for the Nintendo Wii. Page 3.

Arcade Games - Profiles and Reviews
What began in the arcade exploded into one of the world’s largest forms of entertainment. Sometimes referred to as Coin-Ops, other times known as Uprights, but always called fun, this is a nostalgic look back at the retro classic arcade games that gobbled our quarters and started a revolution.

Classic Video Games 101
A place for newbies and nostalgia lovers alike. Find out what makes a video game a classic, plus everything you need to kick start your retro gaming obsession. With overviews of the retro systems, arcade classics, handhelds, and new ways to play the classics on Next-Gen consoles, websites, mobile phones and more. Soon you’ll be experiencing some of the best video games ever made.

Console and Handheld Screenshot and Art Preview Galleries
Take a peak at the artwork and screenshots behind classic console and handheld games as well as upgraded

Magnavox Odyssey - The First Gaming Console
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Magic Sword - Coin-Op Arcade Game - Review - About Classic Video Games
Lost in a sea of early 90s fighting games, Magic Sword is a hack ‘n slash arcade classic that never gained the recognition it deserved. Slashing your way through evil wizards, dragons, flying wasp men…and Grizzly Bears…has never been so much fun.

Final Thoughts and Parents Tips
Lost in a sea of early 90s fighting games, Magic Sword is a hack ‘n slash arcade classic that never gained the recognition it deserved. Slashing your way through evil wizards, dragons, flying wasp men…and Grizzly Bears…has never been so much fun. Page 2.

Questprobe Featuring The Hulk - Hulk No Smash, But He Sure Does Bite - About Classic Video Games
The first adventure game in the comic book/computer game cross-over series from Marvel Comics and game designer Scott Adams stars the Incredibly Hulk who has been kidnapped and forced to hunt out a series of gems to earn his freedom.

Get To Know Your Retro - Arcade Conversion Kits aka Mod Kits - About Classic Video Games
What started as a way for arcade manufacturers to alter video games for clones and phony sequels quickly became a cottage industry selling conversion kits to video arcade owners. These

Shigeru Miyamoto - Creator of Mario, Donkey Kong, and Zelda
After years of developing his latest epic, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, historic game designer Shigeru Miyamoto announced he is going to return to his retro video game roots. Nintendo claims it isn't true, rumors say he's doing it to motivate his team, but either way you can guarantee whatever he has planed will be great. Let's take a look back at how the master of arcades and consoles got his start and the journey that led him to Skyward Sword and his next great adventure.

Retro Video Game Cereal - A Balanced Breakfast for Old-School Gamers - About Classic Video Games
Everyone knows that classic video games are fun to play, but did you also know they were once part of a sugar-infused

Classic Arcade and Video Games Information
Welcome to the world of Classic Video Games. Sure gaming is constantly evolving with bigger and more elaborate technology, but among all the leaps and bounds of 3D graphics and faster processors, Classic Video Games have always remained a constant. With its origins in computer labs, to the 1980s arcade craze and the home console revolution, great games will never be forgotten. We will deliver to you all there is to know about Classic Video Games, their history and where to play them today.

Stadium Events History and Identifying Rarest Licensed NES Game
It isn’t the gameplay that makes the 1987 Stadium Events so sought after. The game was actually rereleased in 1988 with a new title (World Class Track Meet). For the truly rare version of Stadium Events, the rarest licensed Nintendo Entertainment System of all time, is finding a North American edition with its original title, for only a handful of copies have ever been spotted. Here you will learn why this game is so rare and how to identify a legit copy.

The Foreign Versions of Stadium Events - About Classic Video Games
It isn’t the gameplay that makes the 1987 Stadium Events so sought after. The game was actually rereleased in 1988 with a new title (World Class Track Meet). For the truly rare version of Stadium Events, the rarest licensed Nintendo Entertainment System of all time, is finding a North American edition with its original title, for only a handful of copies have ever been spotted. Here you will learn why this game is so rare and how to identify a legit copy.

Rule 4: Learn to Identify A Legit Copy of Stadium Events - About Classic Video Games
It isn’t the gameplay that makes the 1987 Stadium Events so sought after. The game was actually rereleased in 1988 with a new title (World Class Track Meet). For the truly rare version of Stadium Events, the rarest licensed Nintendo Entertainment System of all time, is finding a North American edition with its original title, for only a handful of copies have ever been spotted. Here you will learn why this game is so rare and how to identify a legit copy.

How to Know if Your Copy of Stadium Events Is Legit - About Classic Video Games
It isn’t the gameplay that makes the 1987 Stadium Events so sought after. The game was actually rereleased in 1988 with a new title (World Class Track Meet). For the truly rare version of Stadium Events, the rarest licensed Nintendo Entertainment System of all time, is finding a North American edition with its original title, for only a handful of copies have ever been spotted. Here you will learn why this game is so rare and how to identify a legit copy.

The Best Arcade Games of 1978 - Classic Year In Review
It was the year that Grease and Halloween made their theatrical premiere, the Blues Brothers debuted on Saturday Night Live, The Village Peoples’ song Y.M.C.A. was at the top of the charts and the Star Wars Holiday Special was heating up the boob tube, but 1978 was also the year that arcade games shot from amusement fad to pop culture phenomena.

Classic Video Games on the PlayStation Network's Store
Classic Video Games on the PlayStation Network's PlayStation Store

Classic Video Games on the PlayStation Network's Store
Classic Video Games on the PlayStation Network's PlayStation Store

Classic Video Games on the PlayStation Network's Store
Classic Video Games on the PlayStation Network's PlayStation Store

Classic Video Games on Xbox Live Arcade
Xbox Live Arcade brings coin-op arcade classics, remakes and remixes to the Xbox and Xbox 360. Not only can you download the original titles with crystal clear high definition graphics, but many have been given an upgrade to take advantage of the 360’s next-gen graphics and sound capabilities. This is a constantly updated list of all the classic arcade and console games available on Xbox Live Arcade.

Classic Video Games on Xbox Live Arcade
Xbox Live Arcade brings coin-op arcade classics, remakes and remixes to the Xbox and Xbox 360. Not only can you download the original titles with crystal clear high definition graphics, but many have been given an upgrade to take advantage of the 360’s next-gen graphics and sound capabilities. This is a constantly updated list of all the classic arcade and console games available on Xbox Live Arcade.

Classic Video Games on Xbox Live Arcade
Xbox Live Arcade brings coin-op arcade classics, remakes and remixes to the Xbox and Xbox 360. Not only can you download the original titles with crystal clear high definition graphics, but many have been given an upgrade to take advantage of the 360’s next-gen graphics and sound capabilities. This is a constantly updated list of all the classic arcade and console games available on Xbox Live Arcade.

Classic Video Games on Xbox Live Arcade
Xbox Live Arcade brings coin-op arcade classics, remakes and remixes to the Xbox and Xbox 360. Not only can you download the original titles with crystal clear high definition graphics, but many have been given an upgrade to take advantage of the 360’s next-gen graphics and sound capabilities. This is a constantly updated list of all the classic arcade and console games available on Xbox Live Arcade.

Classic Video Games on Xbox Live Arcade
Xbox Live Arcade brings coin-op arcade classics, remakes and remixes to the Xbox and Xbox 360. Not only can you download the original titles with crystal clear high definition graphics, but many have been given an upgrade to take advantage of the 360’s next-gen graphics and sound capabilities. This is a constantly updated list of all the classic arcade and console games available on Xbox Live Arcade.

Classic Video Games on Xbox Live Arcade
Xbox Live Arcade brings coin-op arcade classics, remakes and remixes to the Xbox and Xbox 360. Not only can you download the original titles with crystal clear high definition graphics, but many have been given an upgrade to take advantage of the 360’s next-gen graphics and sound capabilities. This is a constantly updated list of all the classic arcade and console games available on Xbox Live Arcade.

Cathode-Ray Tube Amusement Device - First Electronic Game
Cathode-Ray Tube Amusement Device - The First Electronic Game

Super Mario Bros. - The Game that Saved Video Games
While the Nintendo Entertainment System may have been the console that bounced the video game industry back when it crashed in 1983, a console is nothing without its

How the Sony PlayStation Kick-Started the Disc Revolution
When Sony released the PlayStation console they were beyond a newbie to the industry, having never previously developed a game, let alone a console system, but the PlayStation ended up a megahit that introduced 3D gaming to a mass audience and kick-started the video game CD-ROM revolution. Oddly, had it not been for a contract dispute, the

Fusajiro Yamauchi - Founder of Nintendo
Who would have thought one of the most important figures in the world of gaming would have passed away 12 years before the first video game was even invented?

The History of ColecoVision Game System
From 1982 to 1984 the ColecoVision was the most advance, powerful and popular console of the time, breaking sales records and digging deep into the Atari and Intellivision's profits. While the ColecoVision was well on its way to becoming the most successful console in history, its life was cut short by the crash of the video game market and a gamble on converting the console into a home computer.

The ColecoVision/Nintendo Partnership and the Atari Clone - About Classic Video Games
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Expansion Module's Giveth and Taketh Away
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A History of the Atari 2600 - The Beginning of the End
The Atari 2600 took the industry by storm and dominated the market during it's 15 year run. But the success of the console left in it's wake the exodus of Atari's founder as well as their top programmers, and inevitably brought forth the crash the same market it created.

A History of the Atari 2600 - The Beginning of the End - About Classic Video Games
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Top Classic Video Games About Food! - About Classic Video Games
Let's face it, nothing goes together better than food and video games. Heck, for many of us retro gamers of the '80s the local arcade and pizza place were one in the same. Perhaps that's how Nolan Bushnell, co-founder of Atari, came up with the idea of starting Chucky Cheese. So what better way is there to attract gamers in the retro days than combining the two things that are always on their mind, eating and video games? This is the top 10 of video games about food and eating! Bon Appétit!

Holiday Gift Guide 2011 – Classics Video Games for the Sony PSP
When it comes to playing classic video games on a handheld system the PSP is an old-school gamers dream come true. With loads of retro collections and upgrades of old-school hits, the PSP delivers it all with the highest quality possible on a high resolution screen larger than any other handheld system to date. When playing Santa this year consider these gift ideas to get your friends and loved ones hooked on the classic game collections and remakes for the PSP.

Where to find Classic Video Games
Desperate to play those classic video games you love? Not only will you find classics available for download on your computer, Xbox360, Wii and PlayStation 3, but also retailers, dealers and auctions that specialize in retro systems and coin-op arcade games; and for those looking to play classic games but don’t have enough quarters, guides to websites where you can play for free.

Portland Retro Gaming Expo - About Classic Video Games
September 20, 2009 Portland, Oregon From the Magnavox Odyssey to the Sony PlayStation, the this old-school gaming show is entirely dedicated to classic video game console systems and all their retro games .

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Best Arcade Games 1982: Peak of the Video Arcade - About Classic Video Games
In 1982 arcade games reached their peak. Arcades renamed themselves as video arcades and starting overflowing with more new titles coming out faster than arcade owners could find floor space. Little did we know that just a year later, the entire industry video game industry would crash...but let's not worry about that now, we're here to talk about when the video arcade was king. These are the Top Arcade Games of 1982

Gamers Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2012 - About Classic Video Games
With so much happening at the San Diego Comic Con International it’s hard to find all of the video game events and happenings. To help, I’ve put together this handy guide for those attending the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International!

Top Gun Video Games: 1986 to 1990 - The 8-Bit Danger Zones - About Classic Video Games
With the blockbuster business Top Gun brought into theaters, it was ripe pickings for the franchise to spin-off into video games. As it focused on hot-shot Navy fighter pilots training for air combat, most of the games in the franchise are combat flight simulators from the perspective of the cockpit.

Nintendo Wii Retro Video Games Holiday Gift Guide 2011 Part 1 - About Classic Video Games
This holiday if you’re looking to spread old-school gaming holiday with a modern Next-Gen console that caters to the retro gamer on your list, look no further than the Nintendo Wii. Having been in business long before the beginning of video games, Nintendo always looks towards the future while keeping close ties to their retro roots. Their motion controller-based Wii has loads of classic video game goodies for the gift-giving season.

Lady Mario and Sister Luigi - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Little Luigi Takes a Video Game Break - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Now Everyone Can Be Mario - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Tron meets Doctor Who - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Zombie Wario Wants to Eat Your Mushroom! - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Best Classic and Retro Games at the 2009 E3 Expo - About Classic Video Games
While the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) is known for the glitz and glamor of the newest, Next-Gen, high tech games, there are always lots of retro game offerings at the show. From rereleases, remakes and remixes, to new titles designed in the same old-school retro style used in the classics that inspired them.

Link Looks like a Lady - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

The Most Important NES Games of All Time - About Classic Video Games
Not only was the Nintendo Entertainment System the console that resurrected video games after the industry crash of '83, but the system's top titles set the gameplay standard by which modern platforming, RPG, action, adventure and narrative are designed today. These are the most influential and trend setting titles from the NES.

Movie Over Blues Brothers...We've Got the Mario Bros. - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Luigi Goes Solo - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Muppet Mario - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Slim Mario - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Backpacking Mario - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Wario and Lady-Toad - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Cutest Mario Ever! - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

6th Annual Mario Invades Comic-Con: 2012 Year of the Lady Mario, Link, and Tron - About Classic Video Games
It's that time of year again, when we strap on our handy digital camera and scour the San Diego Convention Center for the 6th annual Mario Invades Comic-Con Cosplay Scavenger Hunt. This year featuring loads of ladies taking on the roles of all the big retro video game heroes.

Top Gun Video Games: 1993 to 2001 - Feel the Need, The Need for CD-ROM Speed - About Classic Video Games
fter the 8-bit computer and console versions of Top Gun, Konami got one last shot at the film license with a Game Boy version, after which the rights to Top Gun graduated on to CD-based games and systems, bouncing around from publisher to publisher.

Video Game History Debunking - Adventure Game Myths and Facts Part 2 - About Classic Video Games
The second part in our expose to uncover the truth behind the myths and rumors on the history of adventure games.

Video Game History Debunking - Adventure Game Myths and Facts Part 1 - About Classic Video Games
When researching articles of the early days of Text Adventure games, I discovered so much misinformation out there, not online, but with some bad facts dating all the way back to the early computer magazines of the ‘80s. So here you’ll find the most common myths and facts about adventure games, how they originated, and the real truth behind who truly invented the genre.

Adult Retro Video Game Costumes for Halloween - About Classic Video Games
The devil’s night is upon us and what would a Halloween party be without horrifying ghouls, ghosts, witches, Mario and Pac-Man…wait a sec...Mario and Pac-Man? While All Hallows' Eve was originally reserved for the spooky set, the retro video games have been festering their way into pop culture. Everything from Prince of Persia to Tomb Raider are the top fashions in must have Halloween costumes!

The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect - Book Review - About Classic Video Games
The coffee table art book The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect, was put together by the team who spearheaded the Smithsonian Institute exhibit by the same name, showcasing the games from the exhibit, along with the history and musings of the console game greats...and some not so greats.

E3 '09 - The Electronic Entertainment Expo in 2009 - About Classic Video Games
Check out all of the classic video game related news and previews here, straight from the floor of the 2009 E3 Expo.

Adult Retro Video Game Costumes for Halloween - About Classic Video Games
The devil’s night is upon us and what would a Halloween party be without horrifying ghouls, ghosts, witches, Mario and Pac-Man…wait a sec...Mario and Pac-Man? While All Hallows' Eve was originally reserved for the spooky set, the retro video games have been festering their way into pop culture. Everything from Prince of Persia to Tomb Raider are the top fashions in must have Halloween costumes!

Adult Retro Video Game Costumes for Halloween - About Classic Video Games
The devil’s night is upon us and what would a Halloween party be without horrifying ghouls, ghosts, witches, Mario and Pac-Man…wait a sec...Mario and Pac-Man? While All Hallows' Eve was originally reserved for the spooky set, the retro video games have been festering their way into pop culture. Everything from Prince of Persia to Tomb Raider are the top fashions in must have Halloween costumes!

Retro Video Game Book Review: Classic Home Video Games, 1989 - 1990 - About Classic Video Games
The latest volume in Brett Weiss’ Classic Home Video Games book series covers the console systems released between 1989 and 1990, spanning the Sega Genesis, Neo Geo and TurboGrafx-16. The hardback book is chock-full of encapsulated reviews of each and every single game released for the systems throughout North America.

Chasing Ghosts - Beyond the Arcade - Review of the Classic Arcade Documentary - About Classic Video Games
Chasing Ghosts follows the rise and fall of America's obsession with the arcades of the early-80s with the nearly forgotten phenomena of high score world record competitions 80s though the stories and words of the champions from their first discovery of arcade games, to the climactic Life Magazine photo, and then the crash and eventual end of the arcade fads when the industry crashed in 1983/84. Page 2.

The History of Nintendo Power Part 2 - Playing with Power - About Classic Video Games
Nintendo Power started off in an explosion of excitement and popularity when it launched in 1988. Nintendo Entertainment System fans ate it up, reading each issue with cover-to-cover to read the news, reviews, cheats and walkthroughs of the hottest and newest NES games.

Chasing Ghosts - Beyond the Arcade - Review of the Classic Arcade Documentary - About Classic Video Games
Chasing Ghosts follows the rise and fall of America's obsession with the arcades of the early-80s with the nearly forgotten phenomena of high score world record competitions 80s though the stories and words of the champions from their first discovery of arcade games, to the climactic Life Magazine photo, and then the crash and eventual end of the arcade fads when the industry crashed in 1983/84.

A Very Pac-Man Christmas - The Weirdest Holiday Tie-In - About Classic Video Games
Now you know Santa and Rudolph and Sleigh Bells that ring; Frosty and Yule Logs and Carolers who sing; but do you recall the most obscure Christmas icon of them all...PAC-MAN!

Blipsy Barcade – Retro Video Arcade and Bar in Los Angeles, Korea Town - About Classic Video Games
You might accidentally overlook LA’s best haven for retro video game fans. With no sign and blackened windows, it looks like just another closed up storefront with the exception of a single blue neon ghost monster lit up. The inside, however, is far from abandoned. When you take a step in you’ll be immediately blasted with a party every night complete with booze, food, DJs and a cavalcade of classic arcade games, which are still just a quarter-a-play.

Michael J. Bassett Interview Part 3 - Silent Hill Creatures in 3D - About Classic Video Games
In the third part of our interview with director Michael J. Bassett, we take a look at the Silent Hill creature’s transition from game to film, and the challenges and triumphs of making a 3D horror experience.

The King of Kong - A Fistful of Quarters - DVD Review - About Classic Video Games
A warm, funny and nostalgic documentary following the exploits of Steve Wiebe as he enters the world of competitive gaming to take on Donkey Kong world champion Billy Mitchell. Page 2.

Pac-Media: Television, Films and Music Inspired by Pac-Man - About Classic Video Games
Pac-Man may not be the first arcade game, but it sure was the most popular, crossing boundaries never before experienced by a video game, making it a pop culture phenomena. Not only was Pac-Man a household name in the '80s, but he pushed gaming from a small industry into the mass-market. With the exception of some novelty records and animated series, the Pac-Man never got the Hollywood treatment that many of his successors enjoyed, but his stamp on our day-to-day lives continues its influences.

Blacks In Gaming - A Non-Profit Video Game Organization - About Classic Video Games
What started as an annual gathering and talk at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) has expanded into regular events throughout the year. It's purpose is

Christmas Comes to PacLand - The Weirdest Holiday Special Starring Pac-Man - About Classic Video Games
During the holiday season, Christmas is celebrated all around the world, but what about alternate cartoon/video game universes that have never heard, nor seen a reindeer, gotten a present from Santa Claus, and the closest thing they've come to a Christmas Tree is covered in Power Pellets?

Michael J. Bassett Interview - From Silent Hill 3 to Silent Hill: Revelation 3D - About Classic Video Games
Part 1 in an interview with filmmaker Michael J. Bassett about his adventures bringing the story of the classic horror-survival game Silent Hill 3 to the big screen with his latest horror flick, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.

Major Video Game History Makers and Milestones - About Classic Video Games
Who invented the first video game? What caused the Atari 2600 to destroy the same business it created? How did Nintendo transform from a 19th Century Card making company and into giants of the video game industry? The answers to these questions and all the retro gaming milestones, history makers and days of yore are examined for your education, enlightenment and arcade loving enjoyment.

The King of Kong - A Fistful of Quarters - DVD Review - About Classic Video Games
A warm, funny and nostalgic documentary following the exploits of Steve Wiebe as he enters the world of competitive gaming to take on Donkey Kong world champion Billy Mitchell.

A History of Classic Indiana Jones Games - 1982 to 1999 - About Classic Video Games
Indiana Jones might have been the inspiration for two of the most successful video game franchises in history, Pitfall and Tomb Raider, but Indy has also starred if quite a few games himself. This is a breakdown of every Indiana Jones game released between 1982 and 1999.

A History of Classic Indiana Jones Games - 1982 to 1999 - About Classic Video Games
Indiana Jones might have been the inspiration for two of the most successful video game franchises in history, Pitfall and Tomb Raider, but Indy has also starred if quite a few games himself. This is a breakdown of every Indiana Jones game released between 1982 and 1999.

Get To Know Your Retro Gaming Terms: The Video Game Port - About Classic Video Games
Often times you'll see me refer to a game as a port, or having been ported from one video game system or format, to another. The term Port has been used pretty much since the beginning of video games as it is also a commonly used software term, however the meaning of

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 2 - G through Z - About Classic Video Games
With so many Classic Console games available on the Wii Virtual Console’s Wii Shop Channel, it can’t all fit on just one list. Here is the second half of the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download on the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 2 - G through Z - About Classic Video Games
With so many Classic Console games available on the Wii Virtual Console’s Wii Shop Channel, it can’t all fit on just one list. Here is the second half of the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download on the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 2 - G through Z - About Classic Video Games
With so many Classic Console games available on the Wii Virtual Console’s Wii Shop Channel, it can’t all fit on just one list. Here is the second half of the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download on the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 2 - G through Z - About Classic Video Games
With so many Classic Console games available on the Wii Virtual Console’s Wii Shop Channel, it can’t all fit on just one list. Here is the second half of the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download on the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 2 - G through Z - About Classic Video Games
With so many Classic Console games available on the Wii Virtual Console’s Wii Shop Channel, it can’t all fit on just one list. Here is the second half of the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download on the Wii.

Dedicated Console - About Classic Video Games
Dedicated Console: A self-contained video game console with games pre-programmed into the system.

ROM Cartridge - About Classic Video Games
A read-only memory (aka ROM) software contained within a casing and read by a compatible video game console or computer system.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Cathode Ray Tube - About Classic Video Games
A vacuum tube (later known as the picture tube) though which electrons are projected onto a phosphorescent screen creating images. This technology is used for oscilloscopes and pre-digital/flat screen monitors and televisions.

Leisure Suit Larry - 22 Years of Love, Loss and Lust - About Classic Video Games
For over two decades computer adventure gamers have kept a loving flame burning for a short, awkward lounge lizard looser named Larry. With his long nose, double knit polyester suit, receding hairline and aging libido, Larry has weaseled his way into our hearts, and far more bedrooms than you would think.

Passionate Patti Gets a Laffer or Two - About Classic Video Games
For over two decades computer adventure gamers have kept a loving flame burning for a short, awkward lounge lizard looser named Larry. With his long nose, double knit polyester suit, receding hairline and aging libido, Larry has weaseled his way into our hearts, and far more bedrooms than you would think. Page 3.

Getting in Shape with Larry - About Classic Video Games
For over two decades computer adventure gamers have kept a loving flame burning for a short, awkward lounge lizard looser named Larry. With his long nose, double knit polyester suit, receding hairline and aging libido, Larry has weaseled his way into our hearts, and far more bedrooms than you would think. Page 4.

Larry and Lowe - After the Adventure Ends - About Classic Video Games
For over two decades computer adventure gamers have kept a loving flame burning for a short, awkward lounge lizard looser named Larry. With his long nose, double knit polyester suit, receding hairline and aging libido, Larry has weaseled his way into our hearts, and far more bedrooms than you would think. Page 5.

Coin-Op - About Classic Video Games
An abbreviation of coin operated.1. A machine that runs when a coin or coins of a determined amount are inserted into it, typically via a coin-slot.2. Term used to describe a type of arcade game that allows the user to play a game when a coin is inserted into it.

Isometric - About Classic Video Games
A top down perspective skewed at a 30 angle to provide a three dimensional appearance.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Classic Console Games on the Wii Virtual Console Part 1 - A through F - About Classic Video Games
You may not consider the Nintendo Wii a classic video game system quite yet, but for those that yearn to play the great console titles of the 80s and 90s the Wii is a dream come true. This is a database of all the classic SEGA Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo-Geo, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and the Nintendo 64 games available for download to the Wii.

Vector Graphics - About Classic Video Games
Line based graphics used as an early technique to create both two and three dimensional shapes in video games.

Arcade - About Classic Video Games
A location/venue populated primarily with coin-operated amusement devices such as video games, pinball machines, and amusement rides.

The Life of Jack Tramiel Part 2 - Commodore Enters The Computer Age - About Classic Video Games
After surviving the Jewish Ghetto of Nazi occupied Poland and the Ahlem concentration camp, Jack Tramiel worked his way up to the top of the business world with his typewriter importer turned calculator manufacturing company Commodore, but when the company hit on some hard times it was bailed out by Canadian businessman Irving Gould, who took partial control over the company.

Get To Know Your Retro Gaming Genres - Platformers aka Platform Games - About Classic Video Games
One of the most famous and common retro video game genres is the platformer. Since the genre's first introduction in arcades thanks to Donkey Kong, the platformer is a familiar and fun standard in video games, allowing for multiple styles and presentation. From the single-screen, to the side-scrolling platformer, and in the more modern age of gaming, the 3D platformer.

The Life of Jack Tramiel Part 1 - Holocaust Survivor to Commodore Founder - About Classic Video Games
Not only was Tramiel founder of Commodore, taking it from typewriter repair to home computer giant, then followed it up by purchasing Atari, Inc. moving it into the 32-bit computer age, but in his youth he was a concentration camp survivor, and later co-founded the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

California Extreme - Classic Arcade and Pinball Show - About Classic Video Games
2009 - Exact Date TBD San Jose, California Classic Arcade and Pinball collectors bring their private collections to San Jose to share with other gamers in this annual show exploding with hundreds of popular and rare retro games.

CCAG - The Classic Console & Arcade Game Show - About Classic Video Games
October 12, 2008 Where: Fairview Park, Ohio - American Legion Hall - Clifton Post A community based convention that's the least expensive gaming show in the world: Admission is only $1 and free for children 12 and under.

Fall Classic Video Game Fair and Tournament - About Classic Video Games
September 13, 2009 Minot, North Dakota - Maysa Arena Ice and Roller Skating Rink Classic Video Game community event and fund raiser features classic arcade and console games, contests and tournaments.

2600 Terrors - Horror Games for the Atari 2600, K through R - About Classic Video Games
Part 3 of our database of Horror Themed Atari 2600 Games, where the real terror begins. First we start with the most frightening, unstoppable of monsters: the lawsuit, namely the one over Donkey Kong and King Kong, then we continue our nightmare filled journey though questionable legality with a blatant rip-off of a no-budget horror comedy.

2600 Terrors - Horror Games for the Atari 2600, S through X - About Classic Video Games
In the 4th and final part of our database of retro horror games for the Atari 2600, we finally reach the end of the alphabet, filled with giant monsters on land, sea, space, and in backwoods with a family that sell a suspicious flavor of barbeque meat.

LoveSac NES Classic - About Classic Video Games
September November 16th, 2008 - 5 to 9 PMBrooklyn, NY - BarcadeClassic NES gaming competitions, beanbag furniture and beer! The best gaming event combo ever!

MAGFest 9 - Virginia/DC/Maryland Area Gaming Festival - January 13 - 16, 2011 - About Classic Video Games
January 13th - January 16th, 2011 in Alexandria, VA. A 'round the clock game festival and party run

2600 Terrors - Horror Games for the Atari 2600, F through H - About Classic Video Games
Our look at every single horror themed video game for the Atari 2600 continues. We've got everything from an adaption of Marry Shelly's classic novel (well, sort of) to the most famous horror game ever released for the 2600 (In case you couldn't figure it out, it's Haunted House).

2011 – Atari Flashback 3 - About Classic Video Games
Back in 2004, Atari jumped on board the plug-n-play bandwagon with one of the most unique line of dedicated consoles that catered specifically to the retro gamer crowed: The Atari Flashback. Since then they have released four different models of Flashbacks, each containing more games than the last.

The Atari Flashback – Atari’s Line of Plug-n-Play Consoles for Retro Gamers - About Classic Video Games
Back in 2004, Atari jumped on board the plug-n-play bandwagon with one of the most unique line of dedicated consoles that catered specifically to the retro gamer crowed: The Atari Flashback. Since then they have released four different models of Flashbacks, each containing more games than the last.

2600 Terrors - Horror Games for the Atari 2600, A through E - About Classic Video Games
Turn off the lights, put that Ouija board away and get ready to summon some spirits, retro video game style, with part one of a complete list of classic horror video games for the Atari 2600, starting with...

Microsoft Game Room - Classic Video Game Database - About Classic Video Games
In the Spring of 2010 Microsoft will launch their new Classic Video Game portal, Microsoft's Game Room, available for the Xbox 360 and Games for Windows. In Game Room players can create their own virtual video arcade, purchase retro game rereleases and populate their arcade with recreations of classic coin-op arcade cabinets. This is a breakdown of all the classic hits Game Room has to offer

2005 - Atari Flashback 2 - About Classic Video Games
Back in 2004, Atari jumped on board the plug-n-play bandwagon with one of the most unique line of dedicated consoles that catered specifically to the retro gamer crowed: The Atari Flashback. Since then they have released four different models of Flashbacks, each containing more games than the last.

2010 - Atari Flashback 2+ - About Classic Video Games
Back in 2004, Atari jumped on board the plug-n-play bandwagon with one of the most unique line of dedicated consoles that catered specifically to the retro gamer crowed: The Atari Flashback. Since then they have released four different models of Flashbacks, each containing more games than the last.

All About The Atari 2600 - A Retro Video Game Hub of Info - About Classic Video Games
With all the various retro gaming consoles, computer, arcade, and dedicated gaming systems created, it can get tough finding info on the specific system you love, so to help I’ve put together this hub of all things Atari 2600 brought to you by your About.com Guide to Classic Video Games.

MidwayArcade.com Classic Video Game Database - About Classic Video Games
List of all the classic arcade games available on the PC digital download service MidwayArcade.com, all of the bundle packages they have available and how to navigate their complicated site.

Microsoft Game Room - Classic Video Game Database - About Classic Video Games
In the Spring of 2010 Microsoft will launch their new Classic Video Game portal, Microsoft's Game Room, available for the Xbox 360 and Games for Windows. In Game Room players can create their own virtual video arcade, purchase retro game rereleases and populate their arcade with recreations of classic coin-op arcade cabinets. This is a breakdown of all the classic hits Game Room has to offer

MidwayArcade.com Classic Video Game Database - About Classic Video Games
List of all the classic arcade games available on the PC digital download service MidwayArcade.com, all of the bundle packages they have available and how to navigate their complicated site.

E3 2010 - The Remakes, Remixes and Retro Sequels - About Classic Video Games
Every year the video game industry descends upon the LA Convention center for the biggest event in gaming, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). While the Expo nearly collapsed just a few years ago, a modest 2009 comeback seems to have done the trick because in 2010 publishers, developers and big announcements arr bsck. As always, retro gaming has major influences in our Net-Gen era, so here is a roundup of all the classic remakes, remixes, rereleases and sequels previewed at E3 2010.

All About The Atari 2600 - A Retro Video Game Hub of Info - About Classic Video Games
With all the various retro gaming consoles, computer, arcade, and dedicated gaming systems created, it can get tough finding info on the specific system you love, so to help I’ve put together this hub of all things Atari 2600 brought to you by your About.com Guide to Classic Video Games.

MidwayArcade.com Classic Video Game Database - About Classic Video Games
List of all the classic arcade games available on the PC digital download service MidwayArcade.com, all of the bundle packages they have available and how to navigate their complicated site.

SC3 - Southern California Classic Collectors Club - About Classic Video Games
April 25th, 2009Claremont, CAA Los Angeles based classic video game collector's group focusing on events where you can meet other retro game enthusiasts, play original coin-op arcade games, console systems, tournaments and check out historic video game oddities.

Too Many Games - Classic Video Game Convention - About Classic Video Games
October 18, 2008 Where: Redding, PA – The Greater Redding Expo Center The longest running indie classic video game convention on the East Coast returns, with 250,000 square feet of arcade games, consoles and dealers.

World of Commodore 2009 - About Classic Video Games
December 5th, 2009Toronto, Ontario, CanadaA celebration of the classic Commodore family of computers hosted by the Toronto PET User's Group (TPUG). This year TPUG celebrates their 30th Anniversary with a bigger, better show. Commodore 64 fans now have a home in Canada.

Questprobe Featuring The Hulk: Adventure Game Review Part 2 - About Classic Video Games
Questprobe Featuring The Hulk: Game Review Part 2

Digging Up Mazes and Monsters With Dig Dug, The 1982 Arcade Game - About Classic Video Games
Hey man, can you dig it?! There is this dude named Dug and he's got himself a problem. You see this cat is a miner, and what a miner has to do is dig, but they're these monster-like cats who gone and taken up subterranean stakes in Dug's digging site. Well, a Dug has got to dig, so that's just what he does, and when he reaches them burrowing baddies he's gotta pump them up 'til they blow, baby blow. And like I keep telling him, it's all about the Dig, Dug.

A Nightmare on Elm Street - Freddy's NES Nightmare - About Classic Video Games
In 1989 the most anticipated video game for horror movie fans finally hit the Nintendo Entertainment System. A Nightmare on Elm Street the video game promised to deliver all of the freaky fantasy and brutal violence of the film franchise, but the only nightmare that it ended up delivering was every gamers fear: A cheap, poorly designed game that has no passion for the film series on which it's based. Page 2.

Sonic The Hedgehog - Sega Genesis Game Review - About Classic Video Games
At the height of the console wars Sega took the battle in a whole new direction by releasing a game so popular that it would allow the Sega Genesis to become the dominating console of the 16-bit era, and it was all thanks to a blue, spiked haired speedster named Sonic The Hedgehog.

Captain America and the Avengers Dis-Assemble for An NES Platformer - About Classic Video Games
When Data East assembled the Avengers for the beat-'em-up 4-player arcade experience, Captain America and the Avengers, the game was successful enough to see a series of 2-player ports for the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo and Game Gear, but for the Nintendo Entertainment System they created an entirely different game with the exact same title.

Batman for the NES - The Dark Knight Punishes and Pleases in 8-bits - About Classic Video Games
This hit NES game based on Tim Burton's blockbuster flick starring Michael Keaton, is considered one of the all time best movie licensed video games. Among the creative level design, a variety of enemies, weaponry, and excellent music, what you end up remembering most about Batman for the Nintendo Entertainment System is that it's one of the hardest games you'll ever play.

Fast Food for the Atari 2600 - Please Don't Eat The Purple Pickles - About Classic Video Games
You are all-mouth as you rush from burger to pizza to ice cream to soda as you binge eat your way though as many calories as possible, but be careful not to gulp down too many of those purple pickles, or your gonna end the game with more indigestion than points.

A Nightmare on Elm Street - Freddy's NES Nightmare - About Classic Video Games
In 1989 the most anticipated video game for horror movie fans finally hit the Nintendo Entertainment System. A Nightmare on Elm Street the video game promised to deliver all of the freaky fantasy and brutal violence of the film franchise, but the only nightmare that it ended up delivering was every gamers fear: A cheap, poorly designed game that has no passion for the film series on which it's based.

Sweet Home - The NES Gorfest That Inspired Resident Evil - About Classic Video Games
The goriest 8-bit game for the Nintendo Entertainment System was based on a moderately successful J-horror movie Sweet Home, and served as the inspiration for the Resident Evil games. While it was the seed that spawned the survival-horror genre this elaborate and effective horror-RPG never made it past the shores of Japan.

Adventure for the iPhone - Review of the Atari 2600 Classic on the iPhone - About Classic Video Games
It's time to return to the days of swords and dragons, drawbridges and killer bats, of...portable bridges and..uh...giant magnets? The 1979 Atari 2600 classic Adventure is back and the world's first action-adventure game for home consoles is making its handheld debut on the iPhone to lower the drawbridge for a whole new generation of gamers. The question remains, is this app worth the download or should you stick with dusting off the 'ole cartidge.

Frankenstein's Monster - Atari 2600 Game Review - About Classic Video Games
Dr. Victor von Frankenstein is up to his corpse reanimating tricks again, and it's up to you to strop his creation from coming to life by building the monster's only weakness, a brick wall. Frankenstein's Monster is a short, but surprisingly fun action platformer mixing Mary Shelly's classic horror novel with elements of Pitfall!

Resident Evil - Zombie Survival Horror Begins on PlayStation One - About Classic Video Games
During the spring of 1996 the innocence of the blossoming season quickly became cloaked in darkness, blood, and death for gamers across the nation. Little did they know when placing a single thin disk into their PlayStation consoles and skipped past a cheesy live action intro, they would discover hidden behind the opening titles awaited a horror the likes of which they had never witnessed before. The first truly scary console game: Resident Evil.

Resident Evil - Zombie Survival Horror Begins on PlayStation One - About Classic Video Games
During the spring of 1996 the innocence of the blossoming season quickly became cloaked in darkness, blood, and death for gamers across the nation. Little did they know when placing a single thin disk into their PlayStation consoles and skipped past a cheesy live action intro, they would discover hidden behind the opening titles awaited a horror the likes of which they had never witnessed before. The first truly scary console game: Resident Evil. Page 2.

Haunted House - Survival Horror Origins on the Atari 2600 - About Classic Video Games
There have been numerous games with the title Haunted House, but the 1981 release for the Atari 2600 still stands today as the most popular, often credited as the pre-cursor of the survival horror genre.

Video Olympics - Pong Goes for the Gold, Atari 2600 Style - About Classic Video Games
After years of consumers seeing hundreds of different versions of Pong, and Pong clones sold in an endless stream of systems, how do you repackage it yet again? Well, when Atari was brainstorming launch titles for their upcoming cartridge system, the Atari 2600, they ditched the name, package it in a cartridge promising 50 different games, and gave it the title Video Olympics.