Category: Games

Installing Doom

As a nerdy reclusive teenager from Massachusetts I made for a strange transplant to the wilds of Central Florida. Where I ended up on the outskirts of Orlando in the early ‘90s was more Dixie than Disney, and a level

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Attack of the Localize Mother 3 Sign Clones!

Oh my. What have I done. Genie is out of the bottle, kids. The Localize Mother 3 mindgerm has been released and is infecting the population at pandemic levels. Now something akin to a full-scale psyops campaign is underway. Since

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The Next Great Retrogaming Machine: Sony’s PlayStation 3

The retrogaming market has grown remarkably in the last decade or so, evolving from a ragtag hobby of sorts among yard sale and flea market scavengers to something approaching mainstream. Retail giant GameStop added “retro classics” to its online offerings

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No Man’s Sky – A Grand Failure

No Man’s Sky always sounded like something of a dream. Hop in a spaceship, explore a real-fake universe, traverse the stars using the next-gen power of Sony’s PlayStation 4. Like most dreams it only partially made its way into this

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Sign of the Times – Localize Mother 3, WWE, and the Unbearable Lightness of Being an Internet Meme

  Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?  -Ancient Proverb Let it be known that I did it for the lolz. It was one of

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Happy 20th to ‘Chrono Trigger’

Time is a weird thing. It’s the most mysterious force in the natural world, it’s existence perhaps nothing more than an illusion spun by our monkey brains to make sense out of the swirling universe we find ourselves staring at,

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The Hyperkin RetroN 5 – Real and Spectacular

Well, well, well. Look what the cat’s dragged in. I preordered Hyperkin’s RetroN 5 console way back in November 2013. Then I cancelled. Then I preordered again this March. Release dates came and went. Sometimes the manufacturer would address the

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RetroN 5 Releasing June 6?

Well, it looks like we may finally might have a release date for the RetroN 5. Hyperkin has just released the following picture on their Facebook page that leaves little to the imagination: Post by Hyperkin. Has the day finally

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RetroN 5 – Coming Soon or The Phantom Console?

UPDATE! Hyperkin has spoken on the state of the RetroN 5. In a video posted to the company’s Facebook page today, Product Developer Chris Gallizzi reassures the teaming masses that yes, the RetroN 5 is real, and it will be

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Hyperkin Retron 5 – April Release or Delayed Indefinitely?

Conflicting reports out there on the Interwebs regarding the fate of the Retron 5 console. Manufacturer Hyperkin is sticking to their guns and claim the retro gaming box will see wide release in April. However, with April now just a

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