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The Rarest and Most Valuable 3DO Games

We do our best to keep our Rare & Valuable series updated and useful, but we have been missing some of the more obscure consoles from our guides.   Our first step to filling in the gaps is by tackling the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer.   While there aren’t a lot of high-demand cult-classics on the 3DO like there is […]

Shmups 101: A Beginner’s Guide to 2D Shooters

Presented by BulletMagnet Note from racketboy: Combining to popularity of our Genre 101 series (see Survival Horror 101, Beatem-ups 101, Platformers 101, and Fighters 101) and the expert shmup writing of BulletMagnet (see his guides to shmups for the Playstation, Saturn, and PS2 and the Games That Defined the Shmup Genre) this guide is one of most epic posts ever.  I hope you enjoy […]

Platforming Games 101: Running, Jumping & More

Presented by Gamerforlife The Racketboy crew is back with yet another ambitious effort to educate the masses on some retro-gaming (and even some modern gaming) essentials.  In this Retro Gaming 101 installment, we will be taking a lot at one of the most essential and popular genre in video games.  Platforming games really kick-started and […]

Genre Guides

If there’s an old-school genre that you want to learn about or just dig into further, the Racketboy Genre Guides are you best resource Platformers Platforming Games 101: Running, Jumping, & More The Best Sega Genesis Action Platformers Shmups (2D Shooters) Shmups 101: A Beginner’s Guide to 2D Shooters The Best Beginner Shmups to Get […]

Together Retro Game Club: Urban Strike

Presented by Fastbilly & Racketboy New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club Its multidirectional shooter time again.  This time around we are going with one of the lesser known titles in the Strike series, Urban Strike.  It is a difficult game where you fly a modified AH-64 Apache Helicopter on a […]

Beat’em-Ups 101: All You Need to Know About Brawlers

Presented by Gamerforlife Note from racketboy: I’m proud to welcome the forum veteran, Gamerforlife to the contributer team.  His passion for the Beatemup genre really shone through with this piece and I look forward to more guides from him.  Enjoy! BTW, this is our second installment of our Genre 101 series, following up on Ack’s […]

Together Retro Game Club: Resident Evil

New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club This month for Together Retro, roll up your sleeves, blow the dust off your shotgun, and preparing to wade knee-deep through seas of undead hordes as we play the original Resident Evil. History In 1989, Capcom released a Japan-only RPG for the Famicom known […]

Sega Dreamcast 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Note from racketboy: Thanks to Ack for helping me me revise and expand this guide (it really needed it). Can you believe the Dreamcast has already been around for a decade?  (and that it was only on the retail scene for three of those years?)  To help celebrate the landmark, we’ve revised and expanded the […]

The Rarest & Most Valuable Xbox Games

The original XBox doesn’t have quite as many cult classics as the PS2 and Gamecube, but there are still some gems and oddities in the library that collectors do their best to snatch up.  Much like Gamecube games on the Wii, many of the games listed below still benefit greatly from being backwards-compatible on the […]

The Best Undiscovered Playstation 2 (PS2) Games

If you’ve played all the blockbuster games on the PS2 (or PS3) already and need to dig into the lesser-known-but-equally-exciting games, this is the guide for you.  I’ve had long discussions with many experienced PS2 owners in order to determine a list of all the best PS2 games that most people haven’t played (or possibly […]

Games That Defined The History of the PlayStation (PS1)

If you enjoy this guide, check out the rest of our Defining Games of Retro Gaming series The Sony PlayStation essentially came out of nowhere in the mid 1990’s to take on both Nintendo and Sega in the heated console wars.  With some impressive technology, ease of development and a heavy marketing budget behind them, […]

Retro Gaming 101: A Beginner’s Guide

There is a lot of retro gaming goodness out of there, but maybe you don’t know where to start.  These to-the-point guides will give you all the basic information you need to know to go from a newbie to a well-versed retro gamer. Beginners Guides to Hardware Magnavox Odyssey2 Fairchild Channel F Vectrex Atari 2600 […]

Games That Defined Retro Gaming Machines

These select games are the titles that made each of these vintage gaming machines special. They will all forever remembered fondly by the owners of these unique systems. Sega Master System Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) TurboGrafx-16 Sega Genesis / Megadrive Sega CD Sega 32X Super Nintendo (SNES) Nintendo Virtual Boy SNK Neo-Geo 3DO Interactive Multiplayer […]

Enhance PS1 Graphics With The Best ePSXe Plugin Settings

Many hardcore retro gamers try to play most of their games on the original gaming hardware for the most authentic and enjoyable experience. However, the original Playstation is one of the consoles that most definitely prefer playing via an emulator. One of primary reasons I use ePSXe to emulate PS1 games is the amazing graphical […]

The Best Undiscovered XBox Games

Usually, when you get a new-to-you console, you can usually find or remember the major games to check out. But what happens when you need something different to play? This is where the “Hidden Gems” come in. Read More About My Criteria For Hidden Gems See All The Hidden Gems Articles Not only are all […]

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