Category Archives: Console

Video Games at home.

EA NHL 20 – Entry 1, helping out my Stars

The Pandemic has had one mixed result for me passing the time, I got re-acquainted with the PS4 I earned via points at Pinballz two years ago. Somara found out how to hook it up then I think I played … Continue reading

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Matt sporting a Japanese lawyer game

Another gift scored from the Classic Gaming Expo in late July. I often noticed how Matt would use the character on the shirt as his avatar in electronic forums because I recognized it from a weird game the Wii offered. … Continue reading

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Gauntlet joke

 A pretty good amateur gag covering how food works in the old video game Gauntlet. The bit showing Questor the Elf doing what often happened when you were in a multiplayer game is relatable because there’s always one idiot out … Continue reading

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My new time waster

Scored this with all my Pinballz points the night before we left for Las Vegas. I drove all the way down to the original location because the one where I earned my 90K carried just the version with Call of Duty…pass, … Continue reading

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An actual Computer Space game at PHoF!

This really cool, future-retro looking contraption was the first arcade-based video game ever made/released circa 1971. Created by Syzygy Engineering, Computer Space was Atari’s initial entry (before they were called Atari) via Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney. I read out this … Continue reading

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Eighties flashback cartoon

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The new Star Wars Battle Pod game is weak

I was so stoked when I saw the preview and articles regarding this successor to the old 1983 video game I still play at Pinballz. Well I got my opportunity to play it a couple times at Dave & Busters … Continue reading

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Rock Band 4 represents the return to the basics

One of my favorite video games of all-time is back after a multi-year hiatus and getting a divorce from the meddling corporations (aka MTV and EA). I saw the one story about Guitar Hero returning too but there was a link … Continue reading

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Ouch! The E.T.-Atari legend is (mostly) true

To give you an idea about the joke from the back cover of MAD in 1982, that $38 suggested price for one of the worst video games ever made would be $90. I thought the new PS4 and XboxOne stuff jumping … Continue reading

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The Simpsons Hit & Run is a Must Buy

Woo hoo! A me-too game that really rocks! Combining the Simpsons with Grand Theft Auto makes the perfect marriage of violence, mayhem and humor. The overall story is something about an alien invasion but who cares! You get to drive … Continue reading

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Futurama is only for Fans

The show may have been cancelled on Fox but Futurama gets a temporary reprieve through this video game. Despite it being unoriginal (run, jump, shoot and gather), it is dedicated to the program’s humor and perspective which appeals to the … Continue reading

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Rygar: The Legendary Adventure, still two-dimensional

It’s hard to find a reason to complain about a new PS2 game that only costs $15 but somehow the people behind this updated version of Rygar succeeded! At first, it looks pretty exciting because a well-loved sidescroller (2-D) from … Continue reading

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