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The Best CRT Monitor for Retro Gaming

The Best CRT Monitor for Retro Gaming

So your 1080p HDTV may be great for Blu-ray movies, but it sucks for SNES games. Adopting new television technology means saying goodbye to the advantages of older hardware. And yes, there are advantages.

Zone of the Enders HD Collection comparison screens

Zone of the Enders HD Collection comparison screens

Konami has released two comparison screens (that’s it, two) from their upcoming Zone of the Enders HD Collection. The collection is headed to both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Get the details after the jump.

The Original Deus Ex and other PS2 classics coming to UK PSN this month

The Original Deus Ex and other PS2 classics coming to UK PSN this month

Square Enix has confirmed a slew of PlayStation 2 classics will be available on the PSN (in Europe anyway) in the coming weeks, with the first title, Just Cause releasing today. Jump inside to see the full list.

Wolfenstein 3D turns 20, gets free-to-play browser version

Wolfenstein 3D turns 20, gets free-to-play browser version

The godfather of First Person Shooters, Wolfenstein 3D, turns 20 years old this month. In celebration, Bethesda has released a free browser version of Carmack and company’s classic.

Rumor: Soul Reaver reboot in development

Rumor: Soul Reaver reboot in development

According to a recent report, Crystal Dynamics is working on a reboot of Soul Reaver. Jump inside for the details.

Dragon’s Lair coming to XBLA, will use Kinect controls

Dragon’s Lair coming to XBLA, will use Kinect controls

Microsoft has announced Don-Bluth’s classic game Dragon’s Lair will be making its way to XBLA in the coming future.  This will be an enhanced version, adding Kinect functionality.

Shenmue I and II HD remakes already finished?

Shenmue I and II HD remakes already finished?

According to a recent report, HD versions of Shenmue I and II are complete, and have been for quite some time…

Baldur’s Gate I and II Enhanced Editions announced

Baldur’s Gate I and II Enhanced Editions announced

[UPDATE] The site has officially updated! It looks like enhanced versions of Baldur’s Gate I and II are in the works.

Panzer Dragoon-like Crimson Dragon coming to Kinect

Panzer Dragoon-like Crimson Dragon coming to Kinect

The on rails shooter from the designer of the Panzer Dragoon series is coming to Kinect with a new name…

Jet Grind Radio cruising to PSN & Xbox Live

Jet Grind Radio cruising to PSN & Xbox Live

“Guess who’s back?”

Retro City Rampage confirmed for all major platforms

Retro City Rampage confirmed for all major platforms

Vblank Entertainment has announced their GTA inspired, retro styled game, Retro City Rampage, will be hitting all major platforms (WiiWare, Xbox Live Arcade, PC, PlayStation Network, and PlayStation Vita) when it launches in May. Hop inside for some more info (and to view the game’s trailer).

Killzone on PSN delayed indefinitely

Killzone on PSN delayed indefinitely

PS3 gamers are going to have to wait a bit longer for the original Killzone to hit PSN…

SNK developing a new Neo-Geo Portable?

SNK developing a new Neo-Geo Portable?

According to a Japanese blog site, SNK will be returning to the hardware business with a new portable Neo-Geo gaming system. Jump inside for the details.

Jak and Daxter HD Collection gets Release Date

Jak and Daxter HD Collection gets Release Date

Sony has announced the release date for their upcoming Jak & Daxter HD Collection. Jump inside to see when you’ll be able to put this one on your shelf…

Grand Theft Auto III and Vice City heading to PS3

Grand Theft Auto III and Vice City heading to PS3

Two more PS2 classics are heading to PlayStation Network. Jump inside for the details.

Hudson to be absorbed into Konami on March 1st

Hudson to be absorbed into Konami on March 1st

If your a fan of retro gaming, Hudson has to hold a special place in your heart.  Not only did they co-create the Turbo Grafx 16, they also gave us mascots like Bonk and Kieth Courage. Well, on March 6th, the company will cease to exist…

Konami announces Silent Hill: Downpour, HD Collection and Book of Memories release dates

Konami announces Silent Hill: Downpour, HD Collection and Book of Memories release dates

Konami is going into Silent Hill overload in just a few months with three big releases from the series. Hop inside to see when you’ll be able to take the visit back to the Hill…

The original PS2 Killzone heading to PSN this month

The original PS2 Killzone heading to PSN this month

Sony has announced that the original Killzone will be making its way to PlayStation Network this month. Hop inside for the details…

New Retrode USB device plays Genesis & SNES Carts on your PC, Phone or Tablet

New Retrode USB device plays Genesis & SNES Carts on your PC, Phone or Tablet

Are you kicking yourself for getting rid of your old Sega Genesis or SNES systems? Or perhaps you just want to take your favorite classic carts on the road with you. Well your in luck. The Retrode is here. Read all about it after the jump…

Here’s what 8-bit Battlefield 3 looks like

Here’s what 8-bit Battlefield 3 looks like

Happy New Year everyone! Here’s a little story for all you retro fans out there. A Youtube user has uploaded a video of Battlefield 3 re-imagined in 8-bit. Yes, 8-bit. The video is complete with an 8-bit rendition of the Battlefield 3 theme song playing throughout. Check it out inside.

NES Ninja Gaiden writer returning to write Ninja Gaiden 3

NES Ninja Gaiden writer returning to write Ninja Gaiden 3

In a recent interview, Ninja Gaiden 3 director, Yosuke Hayashi, reveals, and explains why he’s going back to the series’ roots by bringing back the writer from the original NES Ninja Gaiden, Masato Kato — who by the way, is also credited for writing Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross…

Download The Elder Scrolls: Arena & Daggerfall for free

Download The Elder Scrolls: Arena & Daggerfall for free

Here’s a heads up for you Elder Scrolls fans out there. Bethesda is offering the first two titles in The Elder Scrolls series, Arena and Daggerfall, for FREE. Jump inside for the details.

Devil May Cry HD Collection gets release date

Devil May Cry HD Collection gets release date

Capcom has announced the North American and European release date for the Devil May Cry HD Collection. Jump inside to see when you’ll be able to get your hands on Capcom’s newest re-mastering of an old series.

Final Fantasy VII Remake too challenging for Square Enix

Final Fantasy VII Remake too challenging for Square Enix

Of all the remakes and HD Remasters of old school games we’ve seen these past few years, there’s one title that seems to be at the top of everyone’s list — Final Fantasy VII. In a recent interview, Square Enix reveals just why a Final Fantasy VII remake hasn’t happened yet…

Jak and Daxter HD Collection Confirmed, Debut Trailer

Jak and Daxter HD Collection Confirmed, Debut Trailer

Sony has officially announced they will be releasing the first three Jak & Daxter games on the PlayStation 3 this February in the Jak & Daxter HD Collection. The trilogy will be remastered in 720p, and come complete with what is said to be “smoother gameplay animations,” and 3D and Trophy support.