Video Game Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees

The following titles were inducted into the Video Game Hall of Fame for 2017: Donkey Kong (1981) Halo: Combat Evolved (2001) Pokémon Red and Green/Blue (1996) Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (1991)   The Video Game Hall of Fame was established in 2015, and it (from its own website) “recognizes individual electronic games of […]


Night Trap 25th Anniversary Edition Coming

Night Trap, the FMV interactive video game originally released on the Sega CD in 1992 is being released in a 25th Anniversary Edition for the PS4 and Xbox One.  The game was very controversial in its time due to its violent content, and it played a big part in the formation of the ESRB.  I remember seeing […]


Nintendo Reportedly to Release SNES Mini This Year

Eurogamer is reporting that sources close to them have confirmed that Nintendo will be releasing a mini version of the SNES, similar to the NES Classic Edition that was released last year. Reportedly, development of the device is already under way, and will be launching in time for Christmas this year. After the recent announcement by […]


Cursed Castilla EX Limited Edition Physical Release

Cursed Castilla EX is receiving a Limited Edition physical release, exclusively at The game is an arcade action platformer, and is an extended version of the classic Maldita Castilla, created by developer Locomalito as a tribute to classic games of the late 80s such as Ghosts’n Goblins, Tiger Road, Black Tiger, and Shinobi. The physical release is limited […]


Cave Story+ Coming Physically to Nintendo Switch on June 20, 2017

The classic 2D platforming style game Cave Story is coming to the Nintendo Switch in a physical release on June 20, 2017 for $29.99.  There will also be a digital release for those of you who prefer that (digital games are not my thing). This version of Cave Story is being called the  “definitive version” of the game.  It features new challenges, […]


New Limited Run Games Releases – Including Ys Origin

On Monday, April 3rd, Limited Run Games announced 4 new games being given the physical release treatment, including the highly anticipated Ys Origin.  This will be available for both PS4 and Vita, and will be available in both a Standard Edition and Collector’s Edition.  There is no box art released yet, but you can view […]


Salt and Sanctuary Coming to PS Vita on March 28, 2017

Salt and Sanctuary, the 2D action role playing game developed and published by Ska Studios, and heavily inspired by the Souls series, is releasing today for the PS Vita.  While digital only for now, a physical version has been announced by Limited Run Games, though no release date has been announced yet.  I will, of […]


Sonic Mania Delayed Until Summer 2017

Sonic Mania, the highly anticipated upcoming game that returns Sonic to its side-scrolling 2D roots has been delayed until Summer, 2017. Unfortunately, the delay is probably not to prepare a physical release.  Sega says the extra time will go into improving the games quality.  Like many others, I’m still holding out hope that a physical release will happen someday. Sonic Mania is scheduled […]