Beyond the Game Trailer of Trigger

We go Beyond the Game Trailer of Trigger and talk with Amy Dentata of Patchwork Doll games about what players can expect when they step into the intriguing story-driven world she has created....

M A M E of the Game: Nosgoth

In this episode of M.A.M.E. of the Game we take a small break from Retrogaming and try out Nosgoth the free-to-play multiplayer action game developed by Psyonix and published by Square Enix....

Gamer Profile: Loris Malek

We’ve talked with fantastic people from around the world and Loris from Moon Spider is no different. Their game, Harold is an interesting mix between Pitfall and Lemmings that gives you that hardcor...

Gamer Profile: James C. Burns

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 h...

Tiger Direct Titanfall Tournament

TigerDirect is proud to announce the first ever live streaming tournament of TitanFall! Sponsored by Xbox One, Creative Labs, TigerDirect and BAWLS, 16 teams will fight for the right to be crowned Tit...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: The E3 2014 Show

So in the special episode of the Obsolete Gamer show you will get to see some footage we took during our time at E3 2014 and special interviews with, 2-Time Guinness World Record Holder Carrie Swideck...

OGX #3 The Pre-E3 2014 Show

With E3 2014 next week we decided to talk about what we were looking forward to most for our trip out to L.A and to reminisce on our previous trips to the expo. There is a lot to E3 besides what you s...

Alt F4 #3 MK Tom Brady

Through his hard work he has earned various spots outside of fighting games as a tester with Nether Realm Studios for games such as Injustice: Gods Among Us and the legendary rebirth of the classic fi...

OGX Episode 2

So it is true, crazy is easier to do that serious or sane for that matter. OGX is back with a new episode, much shorter because we know you can’t stand us that much and we had to go see Game of Thro...

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...

The Obsolete Gamer Show #31 Rose Colored Glasses

Next we talked Xbox One with Grace Snoke who wrote about her views on the recent press release that has caused quite a storm within the gaming community. If you haven’t seen it yet you can check out...

J.A. Laraque on 1337 Lounge Live!

I wanted more and I figured if you can get one profile then why not 100. We added profiles from small indie companies all the way up to people from Capcom and more, but then I said: How about celebrit...

Impact: Gaming Communities

This week on OGS we talked with Casey Scheld from Raptr about how that community has grown over the past few years into successful gaming community where gamers can read reviews, share achievements, e...

Cosplay: The Ladies of Metal Slug

Fio is the only daughter of a wealthy Italian family. After she was born, her mother was unable to have any more children, making Fio the first heiress in the history of her family, as she had no olde...

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

After a long hiatus the Obsolete Gamer show is back and better than ever. In this week’s episode we welcome gamer extraordinaire Fatal1ty to the show where we talk about his life as a professional g...

Cosplay: Comback

It's been a while since we had a pure cosplay featuring awesome cosplay ladies from the video game world. We are truly thankful for sexy cosplayers be it on a Black Friday or Cyber Monday....

Halo Cosplay

This week in honor of the release of Halo 4 we bring you some awesome lady Halo Cosplayers, enjoy!...

Borderlands Cosplay

This week we enter the world of Borderlands to bring you some awesome cosplay....

Booth Babes 2012

It has been a while since we have profiled booth babes on Obsolete Gamer. This years conventions featured a ton of great booth babes from E3, CES, PAX and more. So check these out and tell us which on...

Gamescom Cosplay

This week we look at some excellent cosplay from Gamescom. These are various pictures from throughout the different years Gamescom has been around. What is Gamescom? Gamescom is a trade fair for vide...

Resident Evil Cosplay

With the new Resident Evil coming soon we wanted to profile some great RE cosplay, enjoy....

Cosplay: The Dark Right

This weeks Fapp is for all the cosplayers out there taking up the mantle of Batgirl. With the release of The Dark Knight Rises we wanted to showcase some awesome Batman related cosplay, so enjoy....

Bubble Bobble

So what is this game about ? Well, in case you have been under a rock since 1985, you play two transformed dinosaurs, Bub and Bob – you try to complete 100 levels and then rescue your girlfriends by...

Cosplay: PAX

We are counting down to E3 2012 with a look back to cosplay from other events. These are from this years PAX East convention....

Free Stuff – Pure Pwnage

Pure Pwnage is the show about the "uber gamer". If you don't know Jeremy and his friends, you've been missing out....

Cosplay: Comic Con

This weeks cosplay is dedicated to all the ladies who dare to show up to Comic Con looking sexy....

I’m The Guy Who Reported You

Let me step out of the shadows and into the light so you can see clearly. Got a good look? Great! It took a lot on my part to build the confidence and reassurance that what I'm doing is right. I'm gla...

Cosplay: Twin Assets

This week we sought out a specific stat in our cosplay beauties, can you guess what it is?...

Angry Birds

Like most puzzle games, the concept behind Angry Birds is a simple one which doesn't really need a detailed backstory. Suffice to say, some evil (and for some reason, green) pigs have stolen the eggs ...

Fake Shadowrun TV Intro

The intro looks perfect and uses clips from Gamer, Judge Dredd, Johnny Mnemonic, Legend of the Fist, Natural City, Total Recall, Hackers, The Sixth Day, Strange Days, The Source Code, Free Jack, Babyl...

Holiday Hardware Guide

You would think that you could not replicate that feeling once you are buying your own gifts, but that isn’t true. When I purchased my black Xbox 360 I felt just like a kid again even though I was s...

Classic Gaming Expo 2012 Dates Announced

Retro gaming fans rejoice, in August of 2012 the classic gaming expo will be head in Las Vegas, Nev. at The Plaza Hotel. The word first game over their Facebook page as Joe Santulli, director at the V...

Khan’s Corner: First Impressions of Dominion

What is Dominion?For those that played WoW (and don't pretend you didn't) it is basically Arathi Basin with minion waves and a fog of war in the center of the map. There are five points in the map...

Rayman 2: The Great Escape

At the end of the first game, Rayman and his buddies saved his world, and in the sequel, more of the same. A crazy boss named Admiral Razorbeard, with his awesome ship and his lackeys, the Robo-pirate...

Double Dragon 2

This is definitely the best double dragon game for the NES. I personally had a horrible time with double dragon 3 because of the difficulty and well, one life! They got a lot of things wrong that they...

Gemini Wing

Your 'tail' of Gunballs following you around can be a bit distracting too, but this isn't the hardest shmup in the world either. The sprites and backgrounds are both pretty varied, and the sprites in ...

Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem sold over 300,000 copies in its first week of release. It went on to spawn several re-releases, like the Atomic Edition, East Meets West, and 3rd party level compilations and other mods, l...

The Interview: Mari0

Mari0 is what happens when you take the NES classic and add one of the best received concepts in the last few years: Portals. It’s a feature rich, close to original remake of Super Mario Bros. with ...

Wiz ‘n’ Liz

Collecting these items isn't mandatory but it can be very useful. Gathering magic fruits will fill the magic-meter which, when full, makes that fruit available to mix magic spells with in Home Land. E...

Legendary Axe

Throughout your journey, there’s a number of highly-detailed creatures that you’ll hack, from huge spiders, to half man/half animals, but you’ll always be annoyed by these little flying bats. To...

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,...

The Interview: Battlestar Galactica Online

Our games live online for many years, so there are a lot of opportunities to introduce new content and features. Working with the acclaimed IP provides us with a direction where we can take the game, ...

Tiny Toons

The game is very interesting as you can pick a partner from the duck(Plucky), the Tazmanian devil (Dizzy), and the cat (Furball) to accompany you on your journey. This is key as each character has the...

Robo Army

Aside from the awful title screen (see above!), the presentation and graphics are pretty decent here for an early Neo Geo game. There are some cut-scenes between levels (which I'm afraid I can't follo...

Ten Questions: Age of Decadence

We've spent all our money on dialogues and choices, so we had to skip puzzles and goblins completely. Even though they look kinda hot naked. Overall, dialogues and choices are the main aspect of the g...

The adventures of Batman and Robin

Good news! I start play and find they incorporated the fantastic animation, as well as music from the series. It’s more than a typical scrolling action/platformer that gives you plenty of things to ...

Ten Questions: Ben Chandler

I am a 2d developer in an increasingly 3d world. I am aware that this limits me, however if I could turn this into something that I can do for a living, I'd be absolutely delighted! The answer is, to ...

Fantasy Zone

If there's one thing that the Fantasy Zone games are known for, it's their cute, garishly-coloured visual style. Whilst it would be unfair to focus just on that, it's certainly easy to see where the r...

Battletoads

Overall, you will get a game that challenges you and keeps you coming for more! You have the great music that keeps you on your feet and well the monsters which you beat up in the most hilarious ways....

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. ...

Cosplay: Booth Babes IV

This week we honor the beautiful ladies that put up with us nerds and drunken marketing reps at various video game conventions....

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...

Ten Questions: Mersey Remakes’ Obbbob

Oddbob, one of the few retro remakers, game designers and webmasters that is constantly rubbing himself in flour whilst looking at your webcam, has been kind enough to find some time and answer a few ...

Castlevania 2 Belmont’s Revenge

There are lots of things to like about this Castlevania. First of all, you can start the game from four different levels so the game won't feel very linear for once. The gameplay is your usual kinky w...

Keystone Kapers

You can earn a “Billy Club” patch with 35,000 points. Back in the day, you were able to take a photograph of your TV screen, send it toActivision, and they would send you an “achievement” patc...

Drift Out

From the screenshots this game probably looks awesome, and it is pretty unique in the way that it moves. Unlike similar games where you simply steer the car around the track, here you steer the track ...

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....

Mother

The game is long and fun, the leveling system is simplistic and ideal for a NES game(We don't need it to be so complicated especially when you are trying to have fun). Also, the characters are just yo...

Starfox

The gameplay takes the form of a 3D polygonal shoot 'em up and sees you and your teammates flying across various planets and through intervening sections of open space until you reach Planet Venom and...

A chat with Q*bert programmer Warren Davis

“Acting is something I started doing in college for fun, and at the time I was hired by Gottlieb, I was also studying and performing improv comedy in Chicago,” he said. “Luckily, I was always ab...

Zenji

At first glance, Zenji seemed to be a simple ‘kiddie’ game, with easy gameplay and cutesy graphics and background music. Then as I played more, I realized it was much more than that. The screen i...

Circus Lido

And therein lies the both the good and bad sides of Circus Lido. It's a novel approach to the platform/puzzle genre, and has some great, pretty original ideas. The only problem is, it gets too hard, t...

Sword of Mana

So here we go in a new grand adventure, you will probably feel at home with the beat em up style gameplay it brings as well as Mana cards you can use to summon your magical powers. Sadly, this game do...

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...

King of Cosplay

This week we turn to SNK and more specifically, King of Fighters to profile some great cosplay....

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...

Super Double Dragon

Super Double Dragon is also known as Double Dragon 4 and it's by far the best Double Dragon game to date. The game's soundtrack is a joy to listen to and the gameplay is incredible. You feel like you ...

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...

Cosplay: Disney

This week we feature Disney cosplayers from around the internet....

Cosplay: Soul Calibur

There are some great costumes as well as sexy women in Soul Calibur. This week we feature great cosplay fans of this fighting game....

Exolon

The marine is outfitted with the snazzy Exolon suit, a powerful exoskeleton equipped with a hand blaster and backpack grenade launcher, and it is these that will facilitate your progress. The screens,...

Space War Commander

Come to think about it, the only thing not unique about Space War Commander (hence SWC) is its name. It's definitely apt mind, though as far from imaginative as computer game names get. You actually g...

TMNT IV: Turtles in Time

Konami made sure you played their games to the death. The only way to see the real ending is to beat this game in hard, you have no other choice. Unlike today's games, this was what gaming was all abo...

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 ...

Top Five Master System Shoot-em-ups

Shoot 'em ups have long been one of my favourite genres and one that I probably own most examples of. The fact that my recent 'Top Five MegaDrive Shmups' post has been my most popular yet indicates I'...

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....

Burnout Crash = Burnout Crap

I am so sick of game companies taking a big title name and creating a crappy game based on it. After waiting so long for a new Burnout game the geniuses at Criterion Games spit out a top-down arcade g...