Retro Gamer 144 Hits North American Shores

Every month, we give you a spoiler-free run-down of what’s in the current (for the United States) issue of Retro Gamer magazine, letting you decide whether or not it’s worth buying.   The latest issue of Retro Gamer (#144) hit news stands here in the United States this week. Features of interest to North American gamers … Read more

The Sega Genesis in 1989

Episode 31 – This week on the show, we take a look at the games released for the Sega Genesis in the months after its launch, and up through its first holiday season. These include World Championship Soccer, Ghouls ‘N Ghosts, Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf, Rambo III, Super Hang-On, Forgotten Worlds, Mystic Defender, Zoom!, and … Read more

I’ve waited 28 years…

This just arrived in the CGQ offices this week.  An s-video modded Sega Master System with a Master Everdrive.  I can’t really remember the last time I was this excited about a new arrival.  Maybe when I got my Neo-Geo?  Maybe not even then… If my memory serves me (and it often doesn’t at my … Read more

Support Your Local Homebrewer

We got a new arrival today at the CGQ offices. I bought the digital version of Atlantean when it was released (to play on my Everdrive), but couldn’t resist having a physical copy. Atlantean is a pretty neat game. Think Defender (Arcade) meets SeaQuest (Atari 2600). Really nice graphics, and great music. This is the … Read more

Blazing Lazers

Co-developed by Hudson and celebrated shooter developer Compile, Blazing Lazers was the lone shooter available at the launch of a system that would gain a cult following because of them. The game was released in Japan as “Gunhed” and was based on a mecha-themed movie of the same name. In Blazing Lazers you can choose … Read more