Tag: retro Archives | Broken Joysticks

Sep
10

The Internet Celebrates The 18th Birthday of SEGA Dreamcast

It is that time of year once again where we look back at SEGA’s last home console – the Dreamcast. Powered by a then beefy 200 MHZ Hitachi processor and boasting 16MB of RAM, the specs on the DC might […]

Jun
29

25 Years Later The SNES Mouse Is Being Re-Released

Some of you reading this might remember the SNES paint program Mario Paint and the Super Nintendo styled mouse that came packed with the cartridge. Twenty-five years after the peripherals’ initial release for Ninty’s fourth generation console, it is seeing […]

Jun
21

SEGA Forever Brings 5 Classic Titles To Mobile For Free

SEGA has announced the rumored SEGA Forever, a mobile-centric collection of classic titles spanning over 20 years of releases and three console generations.  With 5 SEGA exclusive Genesis titles available at launch – Sonic The Hedgehog, Comix Zone, Phantasy Star […]

Apr
21

Wonderboy: The Dragon’s Trap | Review

Back in the ancient year of 1989, there was a game called Wonderboy III: The Dragon’s Trap. This game was the third in the Wonderboy series, brought to us by Sega. These platformer/action adventure games about Wonder Boy trying to […]

Nov
21

Pirate Pop Plus | REVIEW

When I was younger, I played a lot of simple games. I clearly remember getting a CD with a collection of old games, including Dangerous Dave and Skunny the Squirrel games. In between playing Civilization games and Sims games and […]

Jun
01

SEGA Adventure Fan Resurrects Long Lost In-Game Dreamcast Website

Prepare to surf like it’s 9.9.1999 all over again!  One dedicated Sonic Adventure fan hasn’t given up the dream of built-in 56k modems and 640×480 official websites rendered in HTML4. Load up your favorite PC browser, or for the full experience plug in […]

May
15

Internal SEGA USA “Trainumentary” Is The Most 90s Thing Ever

The 1990s were a magical time when Jolt Cola was still readily available, Bill Clinton was President, SEGA & Sonic the Hedgehog rivaled Nintendo & Mario in popularity and you could totally get away with wearing a beanie to work! […]

Dec
18

COLECO Chameleon: a rebranding of RETRO VGS into a COLECO comeback

Fans new and old of the ColecoVision will probably be surprised to hear that a new cartridge-based system in partnership with Retro Video Game Systems, Inc will be coming out in early 2016. Dubbed the COLECO Chameleon, the system will […]

Oct
04

Metal Gear Solid V Fan Trailer Done Like 80s Movie Trailer

Did you see IGN’s cheese fest of what Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain would look like if it were done using clips of pre-existing 80s movies? Did you like it? No, me neither. Yes, we get it, Solid Snake […]