When Nostalgia Unites: DoYouRemember

July 29, 2013

Arcade-Box-for-iPhone

Today we will feature an article from a blog that share’s our interest: retro-gaming. The topic this particular time is joysticks. The homebrew comm– *cough* I mean professionals have cooked up an excellent iPhone add on that let’s you play tons of arcade classics through your apple device. Check it out for more details.

https://www.doyouremember.com/news/the-thrill-of-the-joystick

~Dan

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COW-A-BUNGA DUDE! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game!

May 16, 2010

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Heroes in a half shell. TURTLE POWER!” – excerpt  from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cartoon

It’s that time again; my slow but steadily developing “COW-A-BUNGA DUDE!” series is back! Throughout the “COW-ABUNGA DUDE!” series, we will be examining the different Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle games that have been developed throughout the years. Today, we are taking a look at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game.

Back in the 80’s and 90’s, the Ninja Turtles where the hottest thing since sliced bread. Kids couldn’t help but devour, with great tenacity, the seemingly limitless merchandise available. Cloths, toys, bed sheets, bubble bath (my personal favorite), are just a few examples of the items children, like me, demanded from their parents. This merchandise included video games!

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Set the Arcades on fire with: Alpine Racer 2

May 18, 2009

The Soundtrack that I’m reviewing today is Alpine Racer 2. This arcade soundtrack is full of rock and punk stylings and some killer guitar licks.

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Top 5 Legend of Zelda Flash Remakes (and a few that don’t make the cut)

December 22, 2008

swordswingLoZremakeThe Legend of Zelda has been a successful series for Nintendo, giving them the equivalent of a “free pass” in terms of game development. All Nintendo needs to do is release a game that has the words “Zelda” or “Link” or “Hyrule” in it, and they automatically have a large number of units sold. This free pass, however, apparently can apply to flash developers as well. By simply stealing what makes this series unique, developers have tried to recreate the success of the original series… sometimes to no avail. There are a few, however, that are somewhat amusing. Take a look at the Top 5 Legend of Zelda remakes on the web right now.

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