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Rahul Sood talks Voodoo PC, Alienware, HP & Microsoft

Entrepreneur Rahul Sood tells us about Voodoo PC, his thoughts on Alienware as well as the sale to HP and his move to Microsoft before launching his latest venture, Unikrn. ...

BTG: Hacknet

All the hacking, none of the jail time. We go Beyond the Game trailer of Hacknet an intriguing terminal-based game or as they call it a “hacking simulator” that uses actual UNIX commands. We spoke with Matt Trobbiani who developed the game about what players can expect ...

Badass Inc. Gameplay

We love retro inspired games and Badass Inc. is right up our alley so when we got a look at this game we had to try out the demo. If you played any of the old school action/adventure side-scrolling games especially with a sci-fi or cyber-punk feel to it then you will re ...

BTG: Fragments of Him

We premiere the cinematic trailer for Fragments of Him, a unique and interesting first-person drama gaming experience coming to PC and Xbox. We headed out to the Netherlands to talk with Mata Haggis about what players can expect from the game. ...

Caffeine: AVCon 2015 Demo Gameplay

We got our hands on the AVCon 2015 playable demo of Caffeine and took it out for a spin. In Caffeine you awaken aboard a caffeine mining space station to find yourself, a young boy seemingly all alone. The only thing you know for sure? Something bad has transpired here. ...

BTG: Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

We’re heading back to New Orleans with the remastered remake of the 1993 classic, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers. We go beyond the game trailer and talk with Jane Jensen about the recent release for iPad and Android tablets and what it was like bringing the Sierra ...

BTG: Wars and Battles

We take a look at War and Battles, the tabletop inspired warfare game that offers realistic battle scenarios on your Apple and Android Tablets. Before the premiere of the trailer we sat down with some of the makers of the game to talk about their latest trailer for the ...

Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel talks gaming preparation.

When preparing for a gaming competition gamer's have different ways that they get ready or keep cool before their match. In this clip from the Obsolete Gamer Show professional gamer and entrepreneur Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel tells us about some of the things he used t ...

First Look: Skyhill

We take a first look at Skyhill where your goal is to stay alive and make your way out of a hotel infested with horrible mutants and terrible creatures created after a biological attack. Find weapons, food and medical supplies and create new items and upgrade existing o ...

Alpages: The Five Books (Early Alpha Gameplay)

In Alpages: The Five Books you are alone in a dark and scary countryside searching for five magical books, however as you find each book you unleash a supernatural horror that hunts you down and tries to kill you. In this early Alpha watch me stumble across the countrys ...

Beyond the Game Trailer: A Quiver of Crows

We go beyond the game trailer of A Quiver of Crows, a very cool and interesting looking twin-stick shooter by indie developer, Shedo.net. We talk with lead developer Chad Ata and lead artist Danny Ata about what players can expect when they step into this Grim World Cur ...

Judy L.Tyrer: Unintended Consequences

During our interview with CEO of 3Turn Productions we asked Judy L. Tyrer her opinion about women in gaming and she shared her thoughts and experience with us on the subject in this excellent clip. ...

Beyond the Game Trailer: Retro Assault

We take a look at a retro inspired top-down shooter from Big Shiny games that features all the weapon upgrades and combat action gamer's expect from a Sci-Fi space shooter on their smart phone. We also talk with John Mulkey from Big Shiny Games on what to expect from th ...

Profiled: Rahul Sood

With eSports taking the world by storm with numbers that rival the World Series and the college football championship fans now have a new way to enjoy this brand new American pastime. In this episode of G.P.S. we profile Rahul Sood, a true entrepreneur that founded the ...

Self-Checkout + GameStop = You’re still getting Ripped Off

The gamer's talk about those “convenient” self-checkout lanes at groceries stores and how some people found a way to make very little money by selling their ill-gotten games to GameStop ...

Wrestling memories with Mike -NESquester- Wright

If you did not know that besides being a gamer and a fantastic retrogaming writer, Mike NESQuester Wright was also a wrestler and during our interview with him on the Alt F4 show we just had to ask him to share some stories with us and he was happy to do so. Now as you ...

James C. Burns: Correlation

A clip from actor James C. Burns who among others roles places as Sgt. Frank Woods in the Call of Duty Black Ops series from his interview on the Obsolete Gamer Show. ...

Patrick Scott Patterson talks about celebrity interaction with fans

Here is a clip from Patrick Scott Patterson appearance on the Obsolete Gamer Show where he talks about video game celebrities and personalities and their interactions with fans and how fans sometimes react to their move to other projects outside of gaming. ...

Jan Kavan: Gaming in the Czech Republic

One of the great things about interviewing people is finding out about their culture and as gamer's, sometimes we can have blinders on believing everyone had a history similar to our own. During our interview with Jan Kavan creator of J.U.L.I.A: Among the Stars, he t ...

William Watterson tells us about the Atari Warlords Drinking Game

A clip from the Obsolete Gamer Show featuring our conversation with actor William Watterson. In this clip William tells us about a very special drinking game involving the classic Atari video game, Warlords. ...

World of Warplanes Interview

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World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition launched on February 12 and we’ve been very excited by this release. We would love to continue to add more games to this platform, but we are currently focused on offering console players a solid World of Tanks experience on the Xbox 360. Obviously, Wargaming is forging new ground with Microsoft and XBOX360 in bringing, AAA quality, free-to-play battles to console, so we are focused on getting it right and proving that free-to-play works in this space. ...

Geoff Mendicino on His Tourney for Charity: LOVE of Florida 2012

A number of factors came into effect for me to ultimately create a charity tournament. It's close to the holiday season. As an aspiring FSU Criminologist grad student, a lot of the disadvantaged and l ...

Nexus 2 The Gods Awaken Q&A

There is a fantastic modding community for Nexus 1 and we know what this did for our game. We are still amazed by what some of these modders did. Really impressive. So, for Nexus 2 we will not only co ...

We Interview Chris Avellone From Obsidian Entertainment: Part 2

Well, in terms of influential yet obscure, that cuts a lot of games out – I feel a lot of the more common games have had a big influence on my designs (Portal, Chronotrigger, Ultima Underworld). If I ...

We Interview Chris Avellone From Obsidian Entertainment: Part 1

Neal Stephenson (with Snow Crash) is not only a huge host of design ideas on just about every page of his books, but he taught me when it was important to describe something and when it was not – ther ...

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Q&A

The first order of business is bringing creative collaborators to the table. Lydia and I brought in Todd and Aaron Helbing to write the script and Stewart Hendler to direct the series. In concert wi ...

David Crane speaks on the triumphs and pitfalls of his multi-decade career

"I would have never predicted the classic gaming movement where people continue to play their favorite games 30 years later and who bring in a new generation by exposing their kids to the classics," h ...

Megarace 2 Cut Scene Videos (Lance Boyle is a God!)

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These cut scenes consisted of Lance Boyle, the game's host, and always his lovely assistant which either is a different clone every time or Lance is enough of a dick that he never remembers her name or calls her a random woman's name just to troll her. If you've never seen it before press play and prepare to have your mind blown. Here are all the Megarace 2 cut scene videos! ...

Gamer’s Take: Girl Games – From Ignorance to Inclusion

Take a look at this image. As a retro gamer perhaps the first thing one might say is that the history of video games goes back much further than 1995, but obviously that is not the point here. The com ...

Why you should Subscribe to The Obsolete Gamer YouTube Channel

Let’s be honest, there’s tons of YouTube channels out there, great ones even and they are all asking for you to subscribe. Now it’s not a big deal to subscribe to multiple channels, but it would be ni ...

The Daily Awesome: Blitzkrieg 3 Preview

J.A. Laraque and the GPS crew had a chance to check out the World War 2 RTS game Blitzkrieg 3 and also got to talk with lead developer Nikolay Inkatov. ...

The Daily Awesome: the Model G1 from Rabbit Engineering

Today’s Daily Awesome is the Model G1 from Rabbit Engineering. It is an arcade unit that allows you to play almost any NES cartridge. What’s cool is the styling’s which was made to order and features ...

How my Mom saved Christmas

We get to Toys-R-Us and I fly inside not waiting for my mother. In seconds I was at the electronics section. By the time my mother got there I was almost in tears. They had sold the last one just ten ...

Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark is a game that dabbles in the Cthulhu mythos. The horrific situations found within the game display their Cthulhulian influence, and even the mansion is discovered to be actually n ...

Profiled: Judy L. Tyrer

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When you have a passion for games that stays with you your entire life and the drive and focus to peruse what you want in life you can achieve great things. That was just one of the many things we learned in our extended conversation with Judy Tyrer. ...

Profiled: Derek Smart

When you have a chance to talk with someone who created over 17 games you’re going to want to pick his brain on the state of gaming today in comparison to gaming in the past. Derek and his independent ...

Profiled: Brad Smith

Gamer Profiles heads to the great white north to talk with developer, Brad Smith on his latest project titled, Lizard. His Kickstarter brings us a cool platformer for the NES where you explore an 8-bi ...

Gamer Profile: Carrie Swidecki

There was something cute about those twin dragons Bub and Bob that hooked me into the game. Plus I loved the simplicity of the graphics and the background music. This was the 1st game that I became ob ...

Troy Doerner: Cosplay Deviants

My favorite classic game would have to be the original Dragon Quest. I remember playing it when I was younger and spending hours simply exploring what (at the time) was a massive open world. I also lo ...

Gamer Profile: Stephen Barton

I loved 3D Monster Maze on the Spectrum ZX, but Doom really reset the bar entirely. The soundtrack was awesome (especially given the resources available), but what really got me hooked was that it was ...

Gamer Profile: James C. Burns

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I blew a lot of lunch money on that bad boy, but what really hooked me was when I got my first GAMEBOY… I loved the game for a simple reason….endless ammo!!! and endless replays..well... until he battery dies... I came out of the pin ball era where all you got for a quarter (thats about $50 in present day rates) was five metal spheres and it got really expensive really fast just learning how to play…. I could’ve bought a mustang with the cash I stuck in that tin box. With a Game boy I coul ...

Gamer Profile: Jay Mohr

I loved Donkey Kong Jr. and spent so many rolls of quarters on it. There was also Dig Dug at my local Ihop and I wore that out too. I wasn't particularly good at Dig Dug but I loved digging and diggin ...

Gamer Profile: Ryan Culver

Now one of my most memorable video game experiences was playing the original NES at my friend’s house as a kid and working every night to beat Super Mario Bros. It was by far the most popular and tal ...

Gamer Profile: Cambria Edwards

I didn't have gaming consoles growing up, but my cousins did and I was over there all the time. Donkey Kong was one of the first games I ever played and I fell in love. Whenever a new console came out ...

Gamer Profile: Ashly Burch

I really like games that are deceptively complex and that don't hold your hand at all. One of my favorite modern games is Spelunky, as a point of reference. Harvest Moon is actually incredibly nuanced ...

Gamer Profile: William Watterson

4-player Warlords tournaments are the most fun you can have with any gaming system. That grinding sound effect and flashing screen when you toast someone? Brutal. Empowering. Priceless. Unforgettable ...

Profile: Hollyanne Setola

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Alt F4 was honored to feature Hollyanne Setola in our latest episode where we talked about her history of gaming from being introduced to gaming by her grandmother who worked at NASA, to her Counter Strike days with her teammates. We also talked about the current landscape of gaming and todays gamers and the difference between now and only a few years ago. Our discussion about bullying and internet trolls sheds some light on what many, but specifically women deal with in gaming today. ...

Gamer Profile: Todd Friedman

Todd Friedman is a World record holder in DJ Hero and DJ Hero 2 as well as other records on the Nintendo Wii and the original Nintendo Entertainment system. An avid game collector, Todd owns over 1700 ...

Gamer Profile: Dave Vogt

In the end, not Mega Man, not Mario, not even Castlevania could take that spot. It had to be Zelda. This was the game that changed everything for me. The feeling of awe that overwhelmed me the first t ...

Amrack’s Gamer Profile

So my name originated from my youth (like most people). To me a name is like a connection to the past that you can never experience again; it's a memory of what I once was. When I was little (~8 years ...

Gamer Profile: John A Pompa

I love all games. Both old and new, but the classic/retro ones, are the ones that appeal to me more. I'm a collector of game systems and computers. It seems the older I get, the farther I drift back ...

TGI Trading Card Profiles: Matt Bradford

One of the first games I used to play (and got addicted to) with my Dad when we first brought home the Intellivision. Like many classics from that time, it connects me back to the 80s when gaming was ...

Profiled: Nick Clarkson

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On this episode of GPS we talked with Nick Clarkson a true gamer who has not only played a large number of classic PC games, but was a pioneer with gaming magazines in the U.K. and worked with a number of great game creators before coming to Merge Games. We talked about his journeyman tour of gaming in the U.K as well as his gaming experiences before diving into Merge’s upcoming titles including, Riot, Albedo and Zombie Kill of the Week. ...

Profiled: Ray Willmott

This episode of GPS takes us across the pond to the U.K. Wales to be exact, where we talked with Ray Willmott of Big Cake Games on their upcoming game for PS4 and PC titled. Cold Horizon. This is the ...

Profiled: Paul Elsy

Paul shared some insights about his journey from being a classic gamer and his love of games like Dune and Sonic the hedgehog to studying Robotics at University before volunteering with the community ...

Profiled: Ichiro Lambe

We talked with Ichiro Lambe from Dejobaan games their incredible game, Elegy for a Dead World where you explore dead civilizations, write about what you find, and share your stories with the world. Yo ...

Profiled: Kevin Mentz

When you have a company known for great games you become even more curious about the people behind them so when we had a chance to talk with Kevin Mentz from Daedalic Entertainment we were excited to ...

Profiled: Aidan Price

We sat down with Aidan Price from East Asia Soft to talk about their upcoming game Lost Sea and about Aidan's gaming influences which included classic games such as the original Super Mario Bros. and ...