I had no idea this existed but the Internet Archive has a 900+ game collection of old arcade games that you can play for free. Most are from the 80s but for some reason, they also have
I’m sure you’ve heard of the minus world glitch in Super Mario Bros., but an endless looping water level is nothing compared to the minus world that Japanese players were treated to… Continue reading Minus World, Japanese Style…
Dalibor Dimovski of Side Questing writes:
“Just like any other product, video game consoles go through several industrial design iterations before they actually make it to launch… We’ve compiled a bunch of images showing these design evolutions [of the Super Famicom / Super NES] that we think you’ll enjoy, so venture with us to examine what could have been, what did happen, and what we (thankfully) missed.”
Advanced Anti-Screen Sniping Technology circa 1998.
Instead of them actually playing, I wish they would have used video of two really good players going at it or at least someone playing for Pierce Brosnan from behind a curtain who knew what he was doing.
The Sultan’s Dungeon in Aladdin on the Genesis carries on the not-so-fine tradition of irritating players of 8/16-bit games with disappearing and reappearing blocks. So glad this isn’t a “thing” anymore…
At about 23 seconds you can catch a glimpse of Street Fighter 1 on the Turbo Grafix 16 released as “Fighting Street”.
Towards the latter half of the life of the Genesis, Sega and it’s 3rd-party developers were making some pretty interesting games like Comix Zone, Vector Man, Shadowrun… all games I got to play on Sega Channel.
This commercial sure brings back memories…
It may have a only scored a 12% rating on Rotten Tomatoes but I remember thinking the movie Surf Ninjas was awesome when I was a kid. One complaint is that they don’t show this kid constantly feeding batteries to the Game Gear beast.
The now-classic “Now You’re Playing With Power!” poster came with most of the early NES games.