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Online Gaming Is Not All Doom And Gloom: The Benefits Behind The Gaming Culture

Retromash about 7 days ago

So, online gaming often gets lumped into the “bad for you” basket, but that’s just one side of the story. Did you know that these virtual worlds are actually packed with some pretty solid benefits? From boosting your brain power to connecting you wit …
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Cover of the script book included with a 2024 collector’s edition release of the 1993 Super Mario…

Supper Mario Broth about 9 days ago

Cover of the script book included with a 2024 collector’s edition release of the 1993 Super Mario Bros. movie.Main Blog | Twitter | Patreon | Source: twitter.com user “RyanLMorris” …
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Bitmap Books' Run 'n' Gun: A Guide To On-foot Shooters Launches In July

Time Extension about 10 days ago

Celebrating "the traditional shoot-‘em-up’s closest cousin".UK publisher Bitmap Books has just revealed its next project, and it's focused on classic run 'n' shooters like Contra, Metal Slug and more.Penned by video game journalist, author, and comic b …
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Book Review: The Unofficial N64: A Visual Compendium

Australian Retro Gamer about 14 days ago

We’ll be honest with you all, prior to the Nintendo Switch, the N64 was by far our favourite (and most played) Nintendo gaming system in the late 90s. The N64 had an amazing array of games, some which we still play to this day on a regular basis, inc …
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GameBook Color: The Unofficial CGB Companion Is Out Now

Time Extension about 18 days ago

The book was previously crowdfunded on Kickstarter.If you have a particular fondness for the Game Boy Color, then you'll be glad to hear that Ninty Media — the company behind Switch Player, Ninty Fresh, and GameBook: The Unofficial DMG Companion — has …

Fish Shooting Games Are Becoming More Popular Than Slots — Here’s Why

Retromash about 24 days ago

For a long time, online slots have dominated most online casinos. Book of Dead, Big Bass Bonanza, Sugar Rush. These are just some of the all-time classics. However, the grip that slots have had on the online casino crown is slowly starting to slip. The …
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Previously Unseen Puck Man Artwork

The Arcade Blogger about 26 days ago

I recently came across a few interesting and previously unseen rejected artwork examples from the original cabinet design of Puck Man. So this week, I figured I’d do a follow up to the last blog entry about the Puck Man PCB, by sharing some of the g …
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The Console Chronicles Arrives In June, Retail Edition Launches In October

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Alongside A Handheld History: 88-95.You might recall that last year, we teamed up with the lovely people over at Lost in Cult to create The Console Chronicles, a lavish coffee-table book which looks back at the past few decades of home video gaming and fea …
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New Book Aims To Celebrate Saturn, Sega's Beloved 32-Bit Console

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"Rediscover the magic of the Sega Saturn".The Sega Saturn has a special place in our hearts here at Time Extension.While it only sold a tenth the number of units the PlayStation managed, it is nonetheless home to some of the greatest games of its generatio …
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Pixel Gaiden - Episode 128 - Straight Outta Left Field, It's Battle Of The 8-Bit Baseball Games!

Amigos: Everything Amiga about 1 month ago

We're back for Episode 128! In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news + Battle Of The Systems: R.B.I. Baseball (NES) vs Great Baseball (SMS) 8:00 - Quick Questions 26:16 - Patreon Song 30:30 - Eric's Take - Path Not Taken 53:05 -  Cody& …
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Missing 'History Of Nintendo' Books Finally Being Published In English

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"After 10 years, it's finally coming!".The video game researcher and author Florent Gorges recently revealed that the final two volumes of his "History of Nintendo" series are finally being translated into English.The History of Nintendo — just in case y …
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This Portable PlayStation Uses Real PS1 Hardware

Time Extension about 1 month ago

PS1 motherboard was "cut in half, folded like a book".Only last week, we reported on a portable PS1 that was built into a Japan-only controller. This is an impressive achievement, but it's one that was built around emulation and not original hardware.For a …
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Sega's Dinosaurs For Hire Was Overhauled Thanks To Gunstar Heroes

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Not that it made a huge difference...When you call to mind the best games on the Genesis / Mega Drive, chances are 1993's Dinosaurs For Hire won't be too high on your list.Based on Tom Mason's comic book of the same name and developed in North America by S …
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The Reason Sega Lost The 32-Bit War? The 32X, Says Yosuke Okunari

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"The company was unable to focus enough on its main hope".The reasons for Saturn's failure in the face of the PS1 and N64 have been covered multiple times over the years, but now Sega's Yosuke Okunari has added his insight into the matter.Speaking in his n …
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The Making Of: Ride To Hell, The Open-World Epic That Became One Of The Worst Games Of All Time

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"I believe the potential was definitely there".You've probably heard of Ride to Hell: Retribution, released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows back in 2013. It's regarded as one of the worst games ever. On our sister site, Push Square, it has a user r …
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Online Multiplayer discovered in Spirit of Speed 1937!

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 2 months ago

Incredibly, the most infamous racing title on the Dreamcast, Spirit of Speed 1937 - the Dark Souls of racing games itself - had online multiplayer all along, and we had no idea.As many of you know, I have previously spoken to the original Broadsword d …
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Fighting Fantasy Classic Deathtrap Dungeon Is Getting Another Sequel

Time Extension about 2 months ago

"The Dungeon on Blood Island".Games industry legend and Fighting Fantasy co-creator Sir Ian Livingstone has revealed that he has penned another sequel to 1984's Deathtrap Dungeon.The original book turns 40 this year and was followed by direct sequels Trial …
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New Book 'Seeing Red' To Shine A Spotlight On Nintendo's Virtual Boy

Time Extension about 2 months ago

You can preorder the book now from Amazon.A new book focusing on Nintendo's ill-fated stereoscopic console the Virtual Boy has just been announced and is scheduled to be released next month on May 14th.Seeing Red: Nintendo's Virtual Boy is a new entry in M …
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Review: Revolution: The Quest For Game Development Greatness

Time Extension about 2 months ago

An essential read for adventure game fans.Revolution Software has had its fair share of ups and downs over the past 35 years or so, from experiencing success with the Broken Sword series of adventure games to dealing with unreasonable publishers, project c …
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10 Very British Games for the Sega Dreamcast

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 2 months ago

The British are an odd bunch. We're not really a country (look we're not, you have to admit it. It's like someone got a bunch of nations together who don't really like each other all that much, told them the same rich pricks are in charge of them all and e …
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Free Play Florida: 2023 Review

The Arcade Blogger about 2 months ago

I’ll start with an apology – I’m rather ashamed that its taken me this long to post my review of last year’s event! It completely passed me by, and its only the recent announcement of the 2024 dates, that reminded me I didn’t …
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Kickstarter Book 'Beyond The Click' Criticized For Plagiarism And AI Art

Time Extension about 2 months ago

The book has somehow managed to raise £2560, almost half its goal.Update : Slope's Game Room, which runs a regular "Kickscammer" line of videos, has done an in-depth look at this particular campaign:Original Story : A new Kickstarter book claiming to be a …

Help! I've Fallen Down a Rabbit Hole and Can't Get up!

VCFed about 2 months ago

So the PDP10 series - I have been reading a great deal about these, seems they run TOPS-10 and TOPS-20 and ITS OSes ... mentioned a great deal in the book Hackers by Steven Levy ... is there someone familiar with this that can speak to what it was like to …
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PDP11/20 book

VCFed about 2 months ago

I would love to buy this book, but shipping triples the total price... ... Vintage Digital Equipment Corporation DEC PDP11 Handbook 1970 | eBay Find many great new & …