Category:  Previous Generations

Posted by Davekraft, February 6, 2013 in Featured, HBG Original, Previous Generations 16

With big games such as GTA V and Battlefield 4 coming out this year, possibly the next generation of consoles too, I got thinking about past games and consoles and what they have given me over the years. I got wondering, why do I love gaming so much? That inevitably… Read More »

Vice City Coming to PSN Next Week

Posted by Davekraft, January 24, 2013 in Culture, Main, News, Previous Generations, PS3 2

Ever since the releases of San Andreas for PSN and Vice City for iOS and Android, Rockstar have received more than a few requests from the community wondering when they’d be able to touch down at Escobar International and return to the neon-lit streets and sun-splashed shores of Ocean Beach on their PS3′s. Today, they… Read More »

Halo 4: Behind the Scenes Video Might Change Your Opinion

Posted by Davekraft, September 4, 2012 in Main, Previous Generations, Videos, Xbox 360 3

When Halo 4 was officially announced by 343 Industries at last year’s E3 I was stunned to say the least. My reaction was along the lines of “No. No no no NO NAOO. NAAAAOOOOO!!!!” Let’s just say I was quietly incensed. “Why would they do this?” I asked. Other Halo… Read More »

2012 PSN Gamers Choice Awards Winners Are In

Posted by Nic, March 7, 2012 in Handheld, Main, News, Previous Generations, PS3 3

You may remember how we gave you the heads up last week on the PSN Gamers Choice Awards voting and how the winners would be getting a discounted price to boot. Well, a week has passed, the votes have been counted, and the winners are revealed. Ladies and gentlemen the… Read More »

Painting A Dreamcast [Video]

Posted by Nic, March 2, 2012 in Culture, Main, Not News, Previous Generations, Retro, Videos 0

Last June we featured a painted Dreamcast inspired by the game REZ and now the artist, OSKUNK, has decided to bust out a video camera and let the world see how he does the stuff he does. The project in the video is another Dreamcast and a DC controller that… Read More »

Super Smash Bros. Choose Your Weapon Poster

Posted by Nic, February 14, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, Previous Generations, products, Retro 10

For those who love the iconic Nintendo fighting game Super Smash Bros. because you loved to see all the lovable and not so lovable characters from Nintendo, and sometimes beyond, beat the snot out of each other with their own powers or anything not nailed down, this is poster for… Read More »

Retro Atari Arcade Cerial Boxes Available At Target

Posted by Nic, February 14, 2012 in Main, Misc, News, Previous Generations, Retro 5

As we’ve seen with some of the recent gaming anniversaries celebrated it usually means that an anniversary edition version of a game comes out or even special hardware editions come out, but Atari has thrown us all a curve ball for their 40 year anniversary. At Target there will be… Read More »

NES Advantage Clock

Posted by Nic, February 10, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, Previous Generations, products, Retro 7

We should all know the three R’s by now. Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Old broken video game accessories are great to repurpose and will make for a great conversation starter. Here we have what is hands down one of the best joysticks ever created turned into a clock. The NES… Read More »

Retrode 2 Lets You Play SNES And Genesis Carts On Emulators

Posted by Nic, January 4, 2012 in Main, Not News, Previous Generations, products, Retro, Videos 0

It’s nice sometimes to go back to some old favorite games once in a while, but how do you choose to play them. You can play them on emulators, but that’s not always legal. Although if you still have the carts with no system there is a perfectly legal way… Read More »

The gAtari 2600 Will Rock Your Face Off [Video]

Posted by Nic, December 30, 2011 in Culture, Main, Not News, Previous Generations, Retro, Videos 3

Taking old consoles and reinventing them is always great because the console is used for something it wasn’t made for and you get to see the ingenuity of the person re-purposing it. In the following video we have cTrix taking an Atari 2600 and turning it into a guitar that… Read More »

NES Blizzard Cartridges?

Posted by Nic, December 19, 2011 in Culture, Main, Not News, PC, Previous Generations, Retro 3

We’ve covered 72pins before when they first came onto the scene, but now they are getting buzz over their three latest releases just in time for the holidays. If you don’t know what 72pins does they take working NES carts, strip them of their label, and then replace the label… Read More »

Mad Dog McCree Coming To iPhone

Posted by Nic, December 16, 2011 in Main, Mobile, News, Previous Generations, Retro, Videos 0

Back in the day there was a company called American Laser Games and they made light gun games. Initially they made the technology for police training but found it was equally good for games. Their “light gun laserdisc video games” were notorious for their use of B-movie grade full motion… Read More »

This Game Boy Has Risen From The Dead

Posted by Nic, October 24, 2011 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, Previous Generations, Retro 8

Do all dead Game Boys stay dead? KodyKoala has bent the rules of mother nature with this creepy creation, a zombie Game Boy! This zombie is built from a real dead Game Boy with influence and parts from elsewhere. The feet are from an Iron Man Mark 1 figure, the… Read More »

Grand Theft Auto III Celebrates 10 Years With This Trailer

Posted by Kreyg, October 19, 2011 in Hot, Previous Generations, Videos 13

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since Grand Theft Auto III was released. I personally remember reading about it leading up to it’s release, and then when I played it — my mind was blown. It was the first time I experienced a sandbox game with the… Read More »

Super Luigi Bros. Is A Real Bummer [Video]

Posted by Nic, October 14, 2011 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, Previous Generations, Retro, Videos 6

Mario is always portrayed as the hero and Luigi is just some kind of second banana even though they are brothers. Having to follow in Mario’s footsteps isn’t as fun as everyone would think, in fact it’s pretty depressing. Take a look for yourself. What’s so great about that? Having… Read More »

Inspirational Arcade Cabinet Poster

Posted by Nic, September 26, 2011 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, Previous Generations, Retro 4

A German illustrator by the name of Axl Pfaender has made a great poster that he describes as inspirational, and there hopefully are few out there that would disagree. The poster features art from cabinets like Donkey Kong Jr., Missile Command, Asteroids, and many more. From the Side of the… Read More »

Scroll Magazine Releases Issue 3: The Cute Issue

Posted by Nic, September 19, 2011 in Culture, Main, News, Previous Generations, products, Retro 2

There have been more and more niche magazines coming out about old school gaming, and that’s great! The latest ‘zine to blow up is Scroll. Scroll, on it’s third issue, comes out of the gate with some street cred with Ray Barnholt formerly of 1UP/GamePro at the helm. There have… Read More »

Sega Saturn Laptop

Posted by Nic, September 14, 2011 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, Previous Generations 5

Here’s something you don’t hear about everyday, the Sega Saturn getting a case mod. The Saturn always seems to get lost in the shuffle between the classic Genesis and the Dreamcast, but the Saturn is about to catch some of the limelight right here thanks to BenHeck.com forum member c_mon…. Read More »

Nintendo Power Tip Cassette [Video]

Posted by Nic, September 6, 2011 in Culture, Main, Not News, Previous Generations, Retro, Videos 2

Back in the days before the internet some of the ways you got game news and tips was primarily via magazines and books, but every once in a while somebody would put out VHS tapes or start a 900 number to give tips. What follows is the weirdest way of… Read More »

Square Enix Developing Dragon Quest X For The Famicom

Posted by Nic, September 6, 2011 in Culture, Main, News, Previous Generations 1

When you hear about somebody making a game for an 8-bit Nintendo console it’s usually homebrewers, hobbyists, or budding game makers and not Square Enix. While the game will still be available for the Wii and the upcoming Wii U this is quite unexpected and very cool. The above screen… Read More »