Guten Tag! 30 Years of Killing Nazis in ‘Wolfenstein 3D’

Admittedly, when you think of id Software, you almost always immediately think of Doom. And why wouldn’t you? The game revolutionized and put the FPS genre on the map. Of course, there will always be someone who mentions the “Grandfather of first-person shooters” in Wolfenstein 3D. Backhanded as that may sound, it’s true that Doom […]

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The Horrors of Early ‘Castlevania’ Handheld Games

Whenever people talk about early Castlevania, it seems that it’s always the console games that get the most attention, and rightfully so. But Konami did put forth the effort in an attempt to give fans of the old-school Game Boy some worthwhile entries in the series, even if they didn’t always match up to their […]

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Origins of Greatness: Proto Survival Horror ‘Haunted House’ at 40

Most people think of Resident Evil when you mention the words “Survival Horror”, and rightfully so. Of course, you get old-school gamers who will also mention Capcom’s Sweet Home or Infrogrames’ Alone in the Dark. But before all of that, Atari had its own makings of the genre in 1982’s Haunted House. Being released for […]

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[Video] Youtuber Lord Kayoss Releases Trivia-Filled Walkthrough for ‘Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse’

Any excuse (well, almost) to talk about Castlevania is okay in our book. YouTuber Lord Kayoss is back with another of his mini-documentaries/walkthrough videos, and this time he’s completed the NES trilogy with Konami’s Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse. As with his other videos in the same vein, Kayoss runs through the game in a full walkthrough […]

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Grab ‘I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream’ For Free on GOG For 48 Hours

Everyone loves free stuff, especially when said stuff is awesome. Case in point: for the next 48 hours, GOG has made the classic horror PC adventure title I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream available for free! As with almost every classic title on GOG, you not only get the base game, but you […]

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Arcade1Up Terminates Your Wallet With ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ Home Arcade Machine

If you’re a fan of Arcade1Up’s revival of classic arcade machines designed for your home, get ready. Longtime arcade fans will be pleasantly happy to learn that the company is bringing back the highlight of many a gamer’s youth with a home version of Terminator 2: Judgement Day! Starting Monday, November 1, 2021, you can […]

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‘Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain’ Added to GOG.com Alongside ‘Elvira: Mistress of The Dark’ And ‘Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus’

If you know anything about Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, you might also know the legal quagmire that the game has been in ever since it was released back in 1996. The good news is that after an eternity, the wizards at GOG have finally managed to get the PC version on their service. Part […]

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[Retrospective] ‘Castlevania’ is Still Vampire Killing at 35

It’s ironic that we’ve only now gotten around to diving deep into the original Castlevania after delving into retrospectives for its two sequels. At 35, the series has seen its up and downs. The current trend seems to be to lament over “the good old days” of when Konami first bestowed greatness on Nintendo’s Famicom […]

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[Watch] Mini-Doc Takes a Look at The Making of ‘Batman: The Video Game’ For The NES

It must be the day where you sit back d d watch some making-of documentaries for classic video games. YouTuber Lord Kayoss (whom you might remember from his video of Jason Voorhees playing Mortal Kombat X a few years back) has recently waded into things with a documentary on the making of the Sunsoft adaptation […]

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[Watch] Check Out The New ‘Castlevania: Rondo of Blood’ And ‘Symphony of The Night’ Doc From Splash Wave!

We’re still waiting on Limited Run Games to announce their physical version of Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood for the PlayStation 4. But in the meantime, YouTube channel Splash Wave has a treat for fans in the form of a new documentary on the making of both games! Seeing as […]

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Playing With (Horrific) Super Power! 30 Years of Super Nintendo in North America

Really, what more can anyone say about the Super Nintendo, which has now hit the big 3-0 here in North America? The successor to the NES was the best-selling console of its era, went toe-to-toe with the Sega Genesis in the “console wars” of the 90s, and for many remains the most-cherished Nintendo console of […]

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New ‘Castlevania: Bloodlines’ Beta Appears Online, Includes Cut Airship Level

Back in April, a fansite happened upon some classic gold with the long-lost prototype of Castlevania: Resurrection. And now, more treasure has surfaced with the rare beta of Konami’s only Sega Genesis offering for the franchise in Castlevania: Bloodlines. Fan forum Sega Saturno has posted the 0.5 beta, which was obtained by user TARA200 and […]

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Limited Run Games Offering Collector’s Edition of ‘I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream’ Today, Featuring Original Boxed Copies

If you’re a fan of Harlan Ellison’s classic point-and-click horror adventure title I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream, then Limited Run Games has something for you later today. The thing is, you’ll have to be quick about it. Announced yesterday via Twitter, Limited Run Games is offering Collector’s Editions of Cyberdreams’ I Have […]

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