Sausage Party Preview

The raunchy adult animated comedy shows us the lives of food at your local supermarket and what happens when their dreams of being taken to someone’s home turns into a nightmare. My nightmare began ...

World 1-1 Review

To say the film is thorough would be an understatement although the movie mainly focuses on arcade and console game development. Although I love this film a lot, I can criticize that it barely touches...

Video Game of Thrones: Super Mario World

Why not cross over the Mushroom Kingdom and Westeros. There have been a ton of classic crossovers many featuring the iconic Super Mario Bros so it is not surprising to see Game of Thrones get an Mario...

Streets of Rage 2 OST

So after reading through Nick’s article on Streets of Rage 2, I really got all nostalgic and went searching for my OST from the game. I remember this and Sonic 2 were the two games I played constant...

Did you Know: Mario Edition

Staying in the world of Mario Bros, in the original Super Mario Bros for the NES the clouds and bushes uses the same graphics. Yes, it is true, sometimes you need to save on artistry so why not turn a...

Gamer Parents: Growing up a Gamer

This week our Gamer Parent series continues on our podcast as the group talks about what it was like for our parents dealing with kids who were growing up gamers. We talked about J.A. Laraque’s stor...

Games & Candy 3

Found some neat arcade/video game toys and candy at a candy store the other day....

The Healthy Gamer

This week on the Obsolete Gamer show we had the chance to speak with Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput on his research study on video game playing and the increase in food intake. We discussed the effects of v...

Final Fight-Double Impact Remixed Soundtrack

For those who never played Final Fight Double Impact it was released for download a few years ago for XBL and PSN. Final Fight Double Impact featured HD-filtered graphics and remixed music, composed b...

Did you know: That Girl is Poison

Poison’s gender came into question when Final Fight was being ported to North America and then for the Super Nintendo Entertainment system. A concern for hitting women was brought up to which Akira ...

Legend of Zelda: Pot Smasher

Anyone who has played the classic Legend of Zelda series is used to smashing a lot of pots to find various items including Rupee’s. What we did not know is that Link seems to have an obsession with ...

Robot Chicken: Pac-Man

Today's video of the day comes from the Adult Swim show, Robot Chicken. You can always expect Seth Green and the gang to come up with some hilarious shorts, but his retro gaming parody's are especiall...

Top 5 Movies Based on Video Games

The film industry is always looking for the next big thing. Film execs gain the rights to make movies based on novels, children’s stories, and comic books. One source that on the surface seems to ...

Must watch video gaming documentaries

In 1982, at the dawn of the video-game age, the world’s giants of gaming gathered together in a now-legendary meeting at Iowa’s Twin Galaxies arcade. This documentary from director Lincoln Ruchti...

Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters

Ecstasy of Order centers around the 2010 Classic Tetris World Championships, an event set up in Los Angeles by NWC 1990 runner-up Robin Mihara. While Tetris had long been one of the most iconic vide...

Sonic Advance: Egg Rocket Zone Remix

We love video game music and remixes here at Obsolete Gamer so we want to profile some of the ones we have come across and enjoy. Today we have a cool remix from Sonic Advance. If you have a remix you...

Pirates of Silicon Valley movie review

Steve Jobs was just evil to me all throughout the movie. In real life, I still don't like him, which is funny because I hated everything Microsoft for many years when I was younger, but in reality I d...

The Music Hall: Instant Remedy

As some of you may know, I'm a big fan of videogame music, particularly of the retro variety. It was around... hmm, I guess 10 years ago now, that I started my collection, initially by recording MegaD...

Rygar OST

In the NES version you guided the main character through a number of adventures on his ultimate goal of defeating the evil King Ligar. To defeat the evil king Rygar had to travel across the world and ...

Music of Warcraft 2 Tides of Darkness

The music to Warcraft 2 was as inpiring as MIDI music got. It made the complete Warcraft 2 RTS experience addicting even more as its constant high tempo medieval classical war-like style kept you conc...

System Shock 2 Music

The soundtrack for System Shock 2 does an amazing job creating a state of panic and despair as you fight your way surviving in a maze of two very, very dead spaceships. It's here now for you to enjoy!...

Everquest: Original Music

However, when it comes to some of the music there is no rose colored glasses needed. The music of EQ was excellent from Kelethin to TOV. The funny thing is many people later turned the music off or ve...

Bionic Commando: 8-bit OST

Released in late 1988 by Capcom, Bionic Commando follows the adventures of Ladd Spencer, a super solider with a bionic arm that could fire a grappling gun allowing you to pull yourself up or swing fro...

Redneck Rampage Music

For those that wanted to bring out the crazy hillbilly in you to the spirit of Duke Nukem 3D but with a LOT of alcohol, Redneck Rampage was the way to go!...

Mechwarrior 2 Soundtrack

What can I say about the music to Mechwarrior 2 except that this IS how you write the best soundtrack to one of the ultimate PC games of all time!...

Earthbound OST

Original known as Mother, Earthbound was an RPG released on the Super Nintendo in 1995. Earthbound is actually the follow up sequel of Mother that was released in Japan for the Famicom gaming system i...

Video Game Movies: The ones that got it right

Most games are made with very iconographic heroes and villains. You don’t have to worry about plot or story as much, and can focus on the core gameplay. Nearly everything is black and white. The Her...

Faxanadu OST

In a nutshell the Evil One came to earth via meteorite (take that Superman). The Evil One transformed the Dwarves into monsters and had them attack the Elves who were all nice and peaceful living on t...

Motivation Monday: Bad video game movies

It’s like Saved by the Bell Double Dragon style, how can you go wrong? This movie suffers from the fate many video games and even comic book movies do and that is adding in too much to the story. Th...

Unreal Tournament Music

In the late 90s people in the FPS camp were divided between the people who liked Quake 3 and those who preferred Unreal Tournament. I was one of the ones that fell into the Unreal Tournament camp....

Super Mario Land: OST

Super Mario Land was released for the Gameboy in 1989. This was the first Mario game on the Gameboy and featured Mario going up against a space alien named Tatanga of all people to save Princess Daisy...

Descent 2 Music

I remember when I first saw the first Descent while I was in high school I thought that it was light years ahead of Doom and other FPS games that were popular at the time like Duke Nukem 3D. Although ...

Rogue Trooper Music

Rogue Trooper is a 3rd person shooter action game based on the 2000 AD comic by the same game. If I were to review it off the top of my head, I'd give the game a score of 8 out of 10. Most sites and p...

Commercial Wars: Best use of Awesome

The action, the humor and even the dialog all match and you spend the entire time into what’s going on. By the time you see the final splash telling you about the Dreamcast you’ve already purchase...

Super Castlevania IV OST

If you haven’t checkout my review on Super Castlevania IV go see it now. SCV4 was one of my favorite games on the SNES and it featured a ton of great tracks. The music sounded great for even today, ...

Commercial Wars: Best use of Phil Hartman

The first thing that struck me was that ol’ Phil looked like he was creeping up to the adult section in the video store. The man behind the counter looked at Phil as if he was going to rent “Chick...

Commercial Wars: Best use of a Rap

Finally and again the way they talk about the game toward the end, “Ya go Link ya, get some.” Is that not a line from every Ron Jeremy movie? I just think these children need more parental supervi...

Final Fantasy I: OST

The story goes that while working in a music rental shop Uematsu was approached by a woman working in the art department at Square. At the time Uematsu didn’t consider it a career move in fact he th...

Bust a Grove OST

Made by Enix (now Square Enix) you could go up against the PC or another player and as you pressed the correct moves on the direction pad you would “attack” your opponent. Honestly it was like You...

Gamer Culture: OverClock Remix

OC Remix’s artists do not just take a song and make a few changes here or there. Sometimes a song is totally re-envisioned creating a completely new piece of music. These are true fans of video game...

Music for the Sharp X68000 computer from Japan

When we had the Commodore Amiga, Japan had the Sharp X68000 computer. Most hardcore computer enthusiasts know how the c64 and Amiga had a huge underground scene where it came to music, graphics, and w...

Sonic CD OST

Released in 1993 this story takes place after Sonic 1 and once again our hero has to go up against the evil Dr. Robotnik. However this time two new characters are introduced, the pink female hedgehog,...

Bubble Bobble OST

One my favorite games in the world and that kind of hurts to say because of the happy theme of the game. I mean you are twin Dinosaurs who blow bubbles and eat fruit. The truth is the game was addicti...

Super Mario RPG OST

What can I say I fell in love with this game. I was always a big Mario fan and shortly before its release I got big into Final Fantasy so when I saw a Squaresoft (Square Enix now) RPG built around Sup...

Halo OST

Reach is almost in our reach and to celebrate the pending release Obsolete Gamer wanted to take you back to the original Halo soundtrack. Composed and produced by Martin O'Donnell and Michael Salvator...

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night OST

Today in the music hall I’d like to share with you one of my favorite soundtracks. Castlevainia has always had good music even back to the Nintendo days. I remember many of the memorable tunes from ...

Free Stuff: Souleye’s Music

If you love tracker & chip music, including the soundtrack of the awesome game VVVVVV, you will enjoy Souleye's music website!...

Fury of the Furries OST

Frédéric Motte is cool enough to share the entire soundtrack for Fury of the Furries in mp3 format for free!...

Game Music: A Love Affair

It made you feel you were going into battle and you were going to kick some ass. Sometimes I load this one up just to play the first level, hear the music and lay some smackdown. ...

High Score movie review

The movie brings up some good points, such as showing that in some places of the US other than drinking and drugs, video games are one of the few escapes from reality people can have. Other than that,...

Takedown Movie Review

Although there is another movie called Freedom Downtime about Kevin Mitnick, which is a lot more true to his real story, Takedown, to me, is the most exciting hacker movie yet made....

TRON Movie Review

Although the sequel to TRON, Tron Legacy is coming out near the holidays this 2010, in 2003 a really great FPS game came out on computer by the name of Tron 2.0. See, I was never expecting anything li...

Micro Men movie review

Excellent movie about the early 80s battle for dominance to see who would have dominated the personal computer market in England....

Overclocked Remix

Overclocked Remix is one of the best websites in the world for video game music remixes. You can find almost any game music remixed at the site....