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Top-Notch Sega Genesis Games Finally Coming to the Virtual Console

Over the last few months I’ve been complaining about the lack of interesting titles on the Wii’s Virtual Console — at least to the point of making them worth paying for them again. Well, for Sega fans, this drought may be coming to an end soon. OFLC has updated its website with some more Virtual […]

Namco Museum DS with Pac-Man Vs. Announced

Ok, this announcement not only got me excited, but kinda freaked me out… Just two weeks ago to the day, I published my DS Wishlist, which contained a consise list of some classic games and compilations I would like to see come to the DS. I mentioned that I enjoyed the Namco Museum Collection GBA […]

NiGHTS into Dreams for the Wii: Screenshots & Interview

As we draw closer to the first of April, we can’t help be feel a little uneasy when we talk about rumored sequels for cult classic games. But a number of sources have been slowly “confirming” that a new NiGHTS into Dreams game is indeed on its way for the Nintendo Wii. Portuguese games magazine, […]

Pac-Man Vs. Party Without a Gameboy Advance

I recently received an email from RetroGaming reader, fastbilly1, that I thought I would share… “Racketboy…. I thought you might get a kick out of this. Last weekend at Georgia Tech an anime/gaming convention by the name of Momocon took place. The girl who created this convention, a one Jesspanda, is a huge Nintendo fangirl […]

The Nintendo DS Wishlist

No one can deny that the Nintendo DS is hot right now. And when a game system is hot (especially when its from Nintendo), it can get away with having ports of older games and have them sell well. So, just like I did with my XBox Live Wishlist, I’ve combined my personal gaming daydreams […]

Creative Hacks for Elegant Gamecube and Wii Harmony

One of the most overlooked selling features of the Nintendo Wii is its small footprint and sleek styling. Once the Virtual Console is fleshed out more, the Wii has to opportunity to make an incredible amount of games, both new and old, available without taking up much space in your entertainment center. Unfortunately, if you […]

The Cheapest Game Boy Advance (GBA) Games Worth Your Time

When you add a console or handheld to your collection, the first thing you want to do is get a handful of games to keep you busy with your new toy. However, most of us can’t spend afford to spend fat pile of cash for a few games. This budget-friendly list should help you quickly […]

Review: Phantom 2040 – Sega Genesis / Super Nintendo

Even though the Super Nintendo and Genesis both have a number of forgotten gems in their library, Phantom 2040 has to be one of the most under-appreciated games from the 16-bit era. In fact, I was not even aware of its existence until recently. If you enjoy action games with exploration elements such as Metroid […]

PDF: Nintendo Power #5 – Jan/Feb 1989

I’m getting back into the whole magazine thing again and this time I have number 5 of the ultimate fanboy mag, Nintendo Power. This time around, we are welcomed by a cover story of Ninja Gaiden. I hope he doesn’t kill me for pointing this out, but it looks like the Ninja from Ask A […]

The Best Undiscovered Nintendo NES Games

Usually, when you get a new-to-you console or you boot up an emulator for the first time (try NesterDC, for instance), 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 […]

The Cheapest Super Nintendo (SNES) Games Worth Your Time

When you add a console to your collection, the first thing you want to do is get a handful of games to keep you busy with your new toy. However, most of us can’t spend afford to spend fat pile of cash for a few games. This budget-friendly list should help you quickly find which […]

Review: The Battle Of Olympus – NES

With so many unique and interesting games from the past out there, I obviously don’t have time to review them all myself. This time around we have racketboy.com contributer, SegaVega reviewing one of his favorite under-appreciated gems, Forgotten Worlds for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Introduction Back in the days of the NES, if a game […]

Get The Best Video Quality On The Super Nintendo (SNES)

With big High-Definition TVs becoming more common in people’s gaming setups, a retro gamer needs to make the most of their classic consoles to make them shine. Getting older machines to look good on a modern display, but the Super Nintendo can actually put out some respectable video for a console its age. Ditch The […]

Neo-Geo Gaming Coming To Wii Virtual Console

Even though, it is impressive the the Wii’s Virtual Console supports every Nintendo console in addition to the Sega Genesis/Megadrive and the TurboGrafx-16, you can’t help but admit that the Virtual Console hasn’t quite lived up to its hype just yet. As I had suspected in the past, the Neo-Geo library will soon be added […]

Make Your Own Wireless NES and SNES Controllers For The Wii

When the Wii (or Revolution) was announced I was so happy to hear that the standard controller would be wireless. However, once the “Retro Controller” was displayed, I was disappointed to hear that a wire was tacked on. However, we are now aware of the project to turn authentic NES and SNES controllers into wireless […]

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