Elevator Action Deluxe

Square-Enix has provided this space with the first officially released screenshots, including pics of the original classic, which is to be included in the upcoming release, and shots of it's multi-pla...

SNK : NEO GEO Downloads

SNK Playmore USA has released three more classic games on the Playstation 3 network including:...

Star Trek Online to go Free to Play this year

"In addition to seeking out new life and exploring strange new civilizations, part of our continuing mission for Star Trek Online is to expand and improve," said Jack Emmert, CEO, Cryptic Studios. "Tr...

SMB: Solid State Musical Tesla Coil

I was just sent this via our Google+ feed from one of our fans and this video features the Super Mario Brothers Theme played on a Solid State Musical Tesla Coil built by Joe DiPrima and Oliver Greaves...

Find Makarov: Operation Kingfish

"Find Makarov: Operation Kingfish" is the seven-minute sequel to the fan-made, original film, Find Makarov. The real life movie reveals a key moment in Modern Warfare history as Soap recalls one of hi...

Super Mario Bros. Swingdance video

Morgan Day and Emily Wigger put on the routine at the 2011 Camp Hollywood National Jitterbug Championship, delighting the crowd with a routine featuring music and sound effects from the classic Super ...

New NEOGEO Station games released today

A run-and-gun shooting game featuring 8 mercenaries who face a huge terrorist organization, enlist for action on NEOGEO Station! You can choose between 2 fighting styles: Control one character in "LON...

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword bundle

A special limited-edition The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward Sword bundle containing the game and a gold Wii Remote™ Plus controller will be available when the game launches on Nov. 20 for $69.99...

Sonic CD: Coming Soon

Following the classic story of the original, Sonic CD sees Dr Eggman plan to cause chaos and take control of the future by stealing Time Stones from the Little Planet. Sonic must speed through levels ...

Counter Strike: Global Offensive Official Trailer

Valve is bring back the Counter Strike of old in a brand new edition that will expand upon the team-based action gameplay that it pioneered when it was launched 12 years ago. CS: GO features new maps,...

Portal: No Escape

Hollywood is always looking for a good movie, to bad they usually don't find one. A big trend is making a movie based on a comic book or a game, well here is your chance Hollywood make one about Porta...

World of Battleships Weighs Anchor

Keeping with the best traditions of the series, World of Battleships will offer a straightforward interface, easy-to-use controls, and a common economic system that will allow players to distribute re...

Family Gamer TV Show Launches August 29th

The first season of ten shows will be published via Wired.com’s GeekDad blog http://www.wired.com/geekdad/ and on a purpose built FamilyGamerTV YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/familygamertv. ...

The 11 Most FRUSTRATING Video Games Ever!

You know those video games that you love to play, but also make you throw your controller, shout words you wouldn't want your mother to hear and make you throw such a huge fit you are kicked out of th...

Video of the Day: Game Deaths

This video is just to awesome not to share. This video shows death scenes from various classic games to a great remix tune. Enjoy....

China Couple sells kids to buy video games

After the couple was arrested, they claimed they did not know what they were doing was illegal stating: “We didn’t want to raise them. We just want to sell them for some money.” Apparently, the...

8 more classic SNK games now available

Fight against UFOs, meteors, comets, and dock with the mothership before your energy runs out in SNK's first arcade game originally released in 1979. Ozma Wars stands out as the second released vertic...

Neo Geo Station: Latest Release

NEOGEO Station" is a commemorative project that allows players to enjoy the many classic fighting, action, sports and other NEOGEO titles released after 1990, exclusively on the PlayStation®3 compute...

Classic Arcade Game Show Returns With Online Play

Now, JMPC is set to introduce myStarcade, a virtual online version of the game show. Using the actual head-to-head matchups and games from the original series, myStarcade will act as both a fun trip...

DotEmu to offer Gabriel Knight Series

Recently DotEmu announced a partnership with Activision to release their Gabriel Knight series for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 DRM-Free. The series includes the games: GABRIEL KNIGHT: Sins of the ...

Champions Online: Free for All Update

The final issue of our Aftershock Comic Series is now available! Issue 6: The King is Dead puts you face-to-face with the Kings of Edom in a struggle to prevent the Earth’s catastrophic destruction....

Age of Conan: Unchained

The free-to-play revolution continues with Age of Conan. Gamers can now play Age of Conan for free. This applies to new subscriptions as well as old ones. Here is the official announcement. ...

E3 2011: My E3 Guide

If you are media/press, pick up every free bag of goodies they give you. The best stuff I got was from World of Tanks, which gave me a bunch of toy tanks, a special bag, a World of Tanks T-Shirt, mous...

Amiga Classic Battle Squadron now available for iOS

For the iOS version we have conserved the highly praised gameplay exactly like on the original, while at the same time adapting it to excellent play on mobile devices. Further improvements, not possib...

World of Warcraft: Free till level 20

"We've removed the previous 10- and 14-day trial time restrictions, and players who are interested in trying out World of Warcraft can now play the base game for free up to a maximum character level o...

SOE: Dropping Subscription rates like it’s hot

If you purchased a 3, 6 or 12 month game pass from us between May 14, 2011 at 12:00 AM PST and June 27, 2011 at 11:59 PST, we have credited you with additional game time per the table below. This cred...

Will Valve’s New Game Be Free To Play?

Steam, the online game distributor, has recently embraced the free to play phenomenon recently gaining popularity in North America and is now offering this genre an outlet. With games like Champions O...

Totally Tiny Arcade

The main attractions of Totally Tiny Arcade are of course the arcade remakes themselves. Impressively, there are more than 20 of them available, each sporting excellent, chunky, retrotastic graphics a...

Batman Arkham City: Robin Pack

It looks as if the boy wonder has made his way into Arkham city, at least for those of you who purchase your pre-order through Best Buy. It is confirmed that Robin will be an exclusive playable charac...

RedBox offering Game Rentals Nationwide

Have you seen the Redbox kiosks when leaving a store? Normally you would find movies in there and they have even begun their attack on Netflix. Now it looks as if they are targeting Gamefly as well. T...

E3 2011: Classic Gaming Museum

They had what I called a 80’s living room complete with a couch, a radiation level 6 television and an Atari 2600 and best of all you could sit down and play. Now, while I was still just a baby when...

Get Lamp

What's more, Get Lamp is a brilliant and quite impressive -both in scope and execution- documentary, that, carrying on with the themes of impressiveness and brilliance, also makes for a rather great m...

Behavior Links

Behavior Links is a charitable organization that assists families with special needs children with a wide range of services ranging from therapeutic services for children and their families, educating...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Pre-E3 2011

This week we had a full house as we went over some of the things we are looking forward to at this year’s E3. We began first with a few news items that were posted on our Facebook page. One of the n...

SEO Is Somewhat Important

It's important to have as many backlinks from sites that have better traffic and alexa ranking than you. Think of it kind of like as a referral and if you get a referral from a place that's more impor...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: You’re full of Sh*t

This week we continued our attack on SOE and the community letter sent out by Lorin Jameson which led to the topic of how game companies and the people that work for them often bullshit us. We also ta...

The Online Gaming Show List

Watching videos online has always (well, relatively speaking) been a pleasant and deeply unproductive way to spend ones time, but, let's face it, not all of them are worthy of our delicate attention a...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Your MMO Blueprint Sucks

This week Ignacio and I asked for some topic recommendations via our Facebook fan page. We began the show talking about Ignacio’s continuing addiction to League of Legends and then moved into the t...

Dead Rising: How to murder 60k Zombies

Aeropause produced this most impressive of Dead Rising video walkthroughs, designed to teach aspiring undead slaughterers, how to swiftly rid their game worlds of enough zombies to earn them the prest...

Game Gallery: Puzzle Bobble

One of my reasons for doing this is because, when I first started writing game reviews I found it really difficult to find decent quality screenshots, and half the ones I did find were tagged, which i...

Grand Theft Auto: LEGO City

Simply put, it's just a brilliant GTA video. In LEGO City. More of a stop-motion animation with LEGOS actually. And a definite GTA theme. Cute. Enough said. Words can be expensive....

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Osama got Ganked

This week on the Obsolete Gamer Show we were joined in the studio by Mark who you may have seen from the Starfox gameplay video we did. The show began by talking about Sony’s recent hacking of their...

Game Gallery: Arkanoid

As with many games of its time, Arkanoid was born in the arcades, but the version I spent by far the most time playing is this fine conversion for the Speccy. It doesn't look quite as nice, as you mig...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Back to Business

This week we had our flame-war starting writer, Umar back in the studio and the talk focused on most of the staff playing League of Legends. We also talk about failing or failed MMO's and pricing of g...

Nintendo Rube Goldberg Animation

The greatest artists have mostly been inspired by the grand and perpetual human drama. Be it personal or social, Art has always been about us. Not digital Italian plumbers, or peculiar Far Eastern bra...

Windows 386: The Spy that Blue-screened on Me

In 1988, Microsoft sent out a video tape to retailers that was to explain the benefits of Windows 386 so that they could purchase them to sell to their customers. The original video is over 12 minutes...

MS DOS 5 Upgrade Song

I really want this video to speak for itself, but in a nutshell this is an promotional video that was sent to retailers to get them to purchase the MS Dos 5 upgrade to sell to their customers. This wa...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Girls, girls, girls

What happens when you have a bunch of gamers talk about girls, well you have this week’s Obsolete Gamer Show. Ignacio, Tom and J.A dive into the lovely subject of getting, retaining and dealing with...

MegaMan X to the Virtual Console

Hundreds of years after his death, Dr. Light's final creation is discovered. Released from his capsule by Dr. Cain, "X" is born into the world of the future where robot rebellions are a thing of the p...

Council of Gaming Legends

An idea started in 2008 to bring together some of the legendary gamers to work for a common cause. Nicknamed the League of Legendary Gamers on Kotaku for a charity event at E4All 2008, a group of gam...

Desktop Dungeons

So, let's talk a bit about Desktop Dungeons then, shall we? Well, at first glance it looks like a simplified rogue-like that can be won or lost in less than ten minutes. It sports some simple yet effe...

Family Guy: Street Fighter 2

This is a clip from yesterday’s Family Guy where they show a clip of Peter Griffin fighting Mr. Washee Washee the dry cleaner....

Mega64: Heavy Rain

These guys make excellent parody videos where they take what you would do in a game and act it out in real life. Here is their latest video on the game, Heavy Rain. ...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Worst Show Ever

Everyone has off days and pretty much every day the staff at Obsolete Gamer is a little off. This time for the show, we wanted to focus on horrible things you have done during gaming. Examples of horr...

Ads From The Past: Retro Rewind

Making crappy games interesting was a huge part of video gaming back in the late 80s and 90s and this is just one of the bunch. I'm not saying the game is horrible but it's not something I would play ...

Gag Films versus Series

I was lucky enough to see Video Games live at the Broward Center yesterday and it was an amazing experience. If you love video games and video game music, you must go see one of their shows. During th...

Thriftstore and Flea Market Finds

Well today I went to the thriftstore to see if I could find some Famicom carts but came out empty again well not really. I was able to find some other kewl stuff including a CDX console. At first I th...

Super Mario Bros: Dramatic Trailer

Those who attended SXSW or South By Southwest, were treated to a trailer of a much more dramatic and realistic telling of the Super Mario Brothers. I have to say this trailer is pretty awesome, check ...

Game Scans: The Hobbit

The Hobbit, excellent Tolkien-based text adventure for the ZX Spectrum, released in 1982. Developed by Beam Software. ...

Free Stuff: Ultima V: Revisited

Richard Garriott's Ultima V (this is indeed a 5) is an ultra classic, albeit dated, RPG. One of the rare gems of the late 80s and one of the first PC games I (or anyone else for that matter) ever enjo...

C64 nostalgia

Remember the legendary C64? Remember the loading problems? The impressive color graphics? Actually I don't, but I am not the disrespectful type. I do know what C64 meant (and means) to a lot of people...

The Pirates Cove: Famicom Carts 2

Behold are the pirate carts Street Fighter IV and Adventure Island 2. These were a nice addition to my pirate Famicom collection because of Street Fighter IV. The game is really hard to come by making...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Fan Q and A

This week on the Obsolete Gamer Show we turned to our fans to answer their questions from our Facebook Fan page. We had our good friend Tom in the studio and was able to get though most of the questio...

BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY Trailer

So the next game in the Battle Arkham series is Arkham city and finally we have a release date of October 18th. Now, thanks to IGN, we have a brand new trailer showing gameplay footage and a new badgu...

Motivational Monday: Poster Madness

For this weeks Motivational Monday we take a page from our sister site Obscure Internet and profile some video game related motivational posters....

Bubble Bobble: Game Gallery

Among them was splendid Retro Gamer forum user, Tepid Snake, who helped me get past Round 98, on which I'd been stuck for a few days. It was then that I discovered that those crafty scoundrel's at Tai...

Flea Market Finds: 2

So I went to another trip to the Flea Market. This time around the weather ruined my whole sale.....it was a real sad day for me since we didn't sell much of our junk. Well after putting all our stuff...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Rants and Rewind

Soon however, we began talking about companies and how they market to gamers including releasing bugged content and forcing people to download additional content to make more money. From there we went...

Dead Island

You are at the Royal Palms Resort, a beautiful tropical island in Papua New Guinea. After a night of partying you wake up to find there has been z zombie outbreak. Now you have to not only survive, bu...

Robot Chicken: Contra

Our daily video comes from the Adult Swim show Robot Check. This skit is about the classic Konami game Contra and the Komami code....

Classic PC Games Collection

This PC game is still my favorite of all. Supposedly this is the only keen game that was released in boxed form so this makes me kinda of sad because I won't find any other boxes as amazing as this on...

The Collectors Corner: New Famicom Carts

I received in the mail a bunch of Famicom carts. They were all enjoyable except for Toy Story which didn't work although I knew it would not work anyways. The one that was the most playable was King K...

Games coming out in March 2011 for Consoles

It is March Madness and I am not just talking the NCAA. There are a number of good games coming out this March so I hope you have paid off all of your x-mas debt because it is time to open that wallet...

The Pirates Cove: Famicom Carts

Here they are my latest Famicom finds and they are all pirate carts!! Oh yes these are all pirate carts for some pretty fun games:...

Parasite Eve: The Third Birthday Trailer

In this latest trailer from Square Enix we begin with Aye laying just outside of a church bloodied wearing a wedding dress. We then dive into gameplay footage once again showing that this game is more...

Marvel vs Capcom 2

Probably one of the best console fighters ever, MvC2 is just a gem of a game. Overall, many people have said that the Dreamcast version is the best one of them all. Luckily, that's the only one I have...

Flea Market Finds 1

Here are some really kewl finds I was able to find at the flea market. I got them for real cheap ahh you can't beat the flea market prices....

Arcade at the flea market

Well as we took a break from shopping last Sunday, we decided to check out the arcade inside the flea market. It was awesome! Lots of different machines! Also, some misleading ones...check it out!...

Obsolete Intros: Atelier Iris

Here is the intro for this awesome game for those of you who haven't seen it yet. Probably one of the best intros I've seen! Enjoy!...

POD: King Kong’s Queen Kong

As I was playing this game I decided to take a break and check out the demo gameplay that is shown. I was also introduced to what the story is behind this game. King Kong 2 is probably one of the more...

Mega Man 7: Famicom Version

I was finally able to play this game which is a PC exclusive. The game plays great just like a Famicom/NES game. These guys didn't leave any details out of the SNES version. The game is not a rom hack...

Mythos Closed Beta

The closed beta for the hack-n-slash MMO Mythos is underway, but gamers can still register for the beta on the official website....

Free Stuff: Solipskier

Yeah, we all know other games like Angry Birds but there's ton of other games out there that are fun as well, such as this one....