Retro

This Desktop Arcade Cabinet is Made of Win

Every hardcore gamer would love to dwell on their nostalgia by having their own arcade cabinet in their gaming room. The problem is, not everyone has the space.

Original Legend of Zelda Prototype Found

It seems that a prototype of the original The Legend of Zelda for the Famicom Disk System has surfaced. This earlier prototype features different dungeon layouts ...

The Miracle at the New Meadowlands – Recreated in Tecmo Bowl

Yesterday the Philadelphia Eagles stunned the New York Giants in an amazing comeback victory. They won on the last play of the game via a remarkable punt return by Desean Jackson. The only thing that could make this more incredible? If it happened in Tecmo Bowl.

GoG Launches Insane Holiday Sale – 30-50% Off Entire Catalogue!!

Those crazy GoG monks are at it again. As if all the classic games in their arsenal weren't cheap enough - you can now take 30-50% off ...

X-Men Arcade Mutates XBLA and PSN – Come Play With RipTen

Beware Sentinels, X-Men Arcade is here. A fully-featured, faithful port of the 1991 classic, albeit with the addition of customizable difficulty levels. Up to six players can join in online and take down Sentinels as Nightcrawler, Colossus, Wolverine and other X-Men. Better yet, the RipTen staff is playing it - so come play with us.

SNK Brings NeoGeo Games To PSN

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, NeoGeo will be bringing classic titles to the Playstation 3 and the Playstation Portable. The service will provide new games in addition to launch titles.

You Don’t Know Jack is Back!!

I've said it before and I'll say it again - What's old is now new as THQ is bringing back this classic party game franchise to all platforms in 2011. Jack is back ...

Duke Nukem Reloaded Gets Website, Forums & Podcast – Beta Signups Starting Soon

What's old is new again - and it looks as if work on Duke 3D: Next Gen has kicked into high gear. The team behind this officially licensed remake has launched a new website, started a podcast, posted some concept art, and even teased us with beta invites. Come Get Some!!

RipTen Review: Crazy Taxi (XBLA)

Is this version of the game still "cuh-RAY-zee" enough for you to pony up the fare, or should you invest that money in public transit?

3:05 Fan Art: Mega Man 2’s Title Screen, Rendered in Beads

Among the many video game title screens which have appeared throughout the medium's history, few are more iconic than Mega Man 2's, featuring the visage of Capcom's Blue Bomber, Mega Man, standing high atop the tallest skyscraper in the city, looking out over ...

Ripten Retrograde: Fallout (1997)

In the first entry of Ripten's fairly irreverent journey through the wayback machine, Black Isle's original incarnation of the incredibly popular Fallout series is played and analyzed. And by analyzed, we mean posting a bunch of screenshots and saying stuff about them. Peabody award, here we come!!

Nintendo Collectors Journal 10/21/2010

This week I was able to obtain a decent amount of Nintendo goods. I was able to pick up ...

RipTen Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I (XBLA)

Growing up in the 90's as the war raged on between Nintendo and SEGA presented an interesting paradigm. Personally speaking, Nintendo's representative, Mario, felt like a buddy, a fun guy to hang out with who everyone liked. But before long, SEGA revealed a new mascot in Sonic the Hedgehog.

Duke 3D Next Gen Remake Gets the Greenlight From Gearbox

That's right, the fan-made Unreal 3 reboot of the original Duke Nukem 3D that you probably didn't hear about, has actually been given the go ahead!!

David Jaffe and Team Auction Off Autographed Copy of Twisted Metal For Charity

You read right, but what makes this auction worthwhile is not just the fact that this copy of Twisted Metal has been autographed . . .