Review – Mario Superstar Baseball

Mario has long been in our living rooms as a staple of modern gaming. He has come to us in platformers and party games, in leading and supporting roles. One genre of gaming he has coming to represent fairly well would be the wide world of sports. Starting in the 1980’s, Mario has starred in …

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Retro4Ever TSB VII – RetroDen West

April 4, 2014 – They said it wouldn’t be done, at least for a while. A doubting group of determined competitors brought their skills to RetroDen West for TSB VII, hoping to make a magical run that would end in the first title captured by someone not named Nate or Shaun. While this TSB tourney …

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Review – Chip n’ Dale Rescue Rangers

Quite a while back I reviewed the second Rescue Rangers game on the Nintendo Entertainment System right as I sold it, and again I am faced with a similar situation as I just sold mine to a friend who always wanted it during his childhood but never had a chance to own it. Of course, …

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Preview – Retro4Ever TSB VII

What you will see at the bottom of this page, ladies and gentlemen, is our new and improved tournament bracket. After Tecmo VI, and with me being our first default champion, there was some discussion on how to make the tournament a more level playing field for those who are invited to participate. With six …

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Review – Gradius Collection

One of the earliest titles available on the Playstation Portable was Konami’s epic compilation Gradius Collection. Bundling the first four arcade titles and a Japan-exclusive Playstation title, this was a dream come true for space shooter fans. To date it is still the only compilation that brings this many Gradius titles together, and better yet, …

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Recap – Tecmo X: The Gannonball Run (Madison, WI)

Saturday, March 8, 2014 – Every year, hundreds of people descend on Madison, Wisconsin to participate in what amounts to the nation’s largest Tecmo Super Bowl tournament. Year after year, the attendance grows. Not only does it increase in droves for the actual competitors, but it also increases in the amount of news coverage, spectators, …

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Podcast – Episode 42: Here Comes A New Challenger!

Retro4Ever is back at it again with a preview of their trip to Tecmo Madison for Tecmo X. Also on the show, Nate and Swagz discuss possible contenders to unseat Microsoft and Sony as the top two consoles. Is it even possible at this point, who knows, but it’s always fun to add to wild …

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Review – The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age

The Lord of the Rings is one of the most storied franchises in both literature and in film. When I first heard that EA was coming out with a Lord of the Rings role-playing game for the Playstation 2, it certainly got my attention. The more I read about it, the more excited I became: turn-based …

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Review – Cars

In 2006, you would be hard pressed to find someone who had not seen the movie Cars. It was a smash hit at the box office, and one of the greatest films Pixar had ever created. While the animation genre had previously been met with some resistance by adults in the past, the 2000’s took …

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Review – Ducktales Remastered

Ducktales Remastered is one of those remakes you never expected to happen, but here we are talking about it months after it’s summer 2013 release. Typically, a Disney licensed video game from the 80′s is a real longshot at seeing redistribution thanks to the fact that… well, Disney equals expensive. Lighting struck twice this summer …

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