SOUNDBYTE SUPERIOR

We went and done the alphabet, soundtrack style. With a little luck, we’ll manage to do the same for full-blown reviews before we celebrate our first anniversary! But first, let’s do a recap episode. From 1988 to 2017…. Read More

Seizure Warning

I… I don’t… I can’t… my game brain is overloading. Music choice aside, what a feat to stuff this many obscure and/or mainstream video game references into one short but excellent AMV, courtesy of SpeedoSausage. Not a stranger to the more… Read More

Gaming Paradise. Gaming Hell.

Irasshaimase! Welcome to the neon coloured streets of Tokyo, where arcade halls can be found near practically every train station – of which there are many. Like, many many. Not only an assault on the eyes, but basically… Read More

BUY ALL THE CARDS, PLAY ALL THE GAMES

Sneak preview at game fads in Tokyo, aka Crazy Town. These are the Card Battle Arcades for Monster Hunter Spirits 2 – Triple Soul, Dragon Quest Battle Scanner, Digimon Appli, Super Dragon Ball Heroes, and Pokémon Ga-Olé.

DR. QUIRKEY’S GOOD TIME EMPORIUM

Besides discovering a little retro haven of solitude in the lower levels of a Dubliner hostel, we also happened upon A BIG RETRO HAVEN OF MULTITUDE right next door. This is the one arcade hall that didn’t solely… Read More

The arcade is dead! Long live the arcade!

No seriously, I haven’t seen a functional, flourishing gaming arcade in my home country for over a decade, and ancient gems hidden in some dingy bar will never be able to compete with 2 to 3 floors of… Read More