Emulation, Launchbox and Preserving Video Game History

Launchbox

I was first introduced to emulation when I received a disc for my Dreamcast from a friend that contained a complete collection of NES games. Later I would discover the joys of MAME and playing classic arcade games and eventually venture into console emulators.  In 2014 I assembled an arcade cabinet in order to really relive those arcade … Read more

The 12 Completions in 12 Months Video Game Challenge

12 Games in 12 Months

It’s a brand new year and rather than set some tired old “exercise more, eat better” resolution I’m setting a video game challenge.  Much like a lot of gamers I have a tendency to purchase games and then purchase other games before getting to the end of the previous ones.  I have an enormous Steam library … Read more

Five features the Nintendo Switch must include to be Successful!

In case you didn’t realize Nintendo has a new system called Nintendo Switch that’s getting ready to launch in about 4 months.  So far all we know about this new system is it’s name and how Nintendo envisions it being used from the Switch Reveal Trailer.  The Nintendo Switch will release around March and no doubt … Read more

Xbox Live Games with Gold April 2016 offers Sunset Overdrive Free

I’ll admit that I wasn’t that thrilled with the Xbox Live March Games with Gold lineup.  The highlight of March was pretty much Borderlands.  I was at least hoping that Borderlands 2 would have then also made it to Backwards Compatibility but that has not surfaced yet.  April is another story with a pretty good … Read more

The Division Activates You to Level Up

A devastating pandemic sweeps through New York City, and one by one, basic services fail. In only days, without food or water, society collapses into chaos. The Division, a classified unit of self-supported tactical agents, is activated. Leading seemingly ordinary lives among us, The Division agents are trained to operate independently of command, as all else fails.

As a Division agent you’ve been activated, and now it’s time to level up!

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Xbox Live Games with Gold March 2016 offers Borderlands Free

Xbox Games with Gold digs into the past this month with two Xbox One games from 2014 including Crimes & Punishments and Lords of the Fallen.  As we spring into March however most people will probably see the biggest value in grabbing Borderlands for Xbox 360 which of course now is Backward Compatible on Xbox … Read more

Xbox One February Update Focuses on Quality of Life Improvements

With the latest updates Microsoft continues to improve the Xbox One and the Xbox app on Windows 10.  This update includes some nice quality of life and social improvements.  One of the features I’m most excited about is the ability to hide betas, trials, games, and apps.  This will be the first feature I check out … Read more

Xbox Live Games With Gold February 2016 Offers Gears of War 2 Free

It’s almost mid month February but you can still get the latest FREE Xbox Games with Gold on Xbox Live. Each month Xbox Games with Gold offers 4 FREE games!  If you’re worried about filling up your precious hard drive space just remember that you can download them and activate them on your account, then … Read more

Super Mario Maker: Shipwrecked!

Super Mario Maker has been quite a surprise game thus far.  We have been playing the Mario side scrolling games since Super Mario Bros was released in 1985!  It’s crazy that it has taken this long for this game to be made.  Although hackers have been doing this for a long time, everyone can now … Read more