Today James & John are playing Prison City, a dystopian, action-packed side-scroller with tight mechanics and intricate level design. Battle Techno-Terrorists with your chakram and grenades, eat hot dogs for health, and locate contacts to help take down bosses. Reminds us of old NES games like Power Blade, Shatterhand, and Batman.
One thing that every gamer, young and old, can probably agree on is that water levels in video games are usually pretty bad. Now of course there are games that nail this concept, especially ones that take place entirely underwater, but that’s not what this video is about! Today I’m looking at a handful of […]
The brand new Legend of Zelda game Tears of the Kingdom is finally out on Nintendo Switch! Breath of the Wild is probably my favorite modern Zelda game, so I was excited to jump into the sequel. These are just my early first impressions from launch weekend!
Top Gun: Maverick is finally here after years of waiting, so how does it stack up against the other Top Gun 2? You know, Top Gun: The Second Mission for the NES! Which is better? The game? Or the movie? That’s the battle we’re going to settle today! Top Gun: Maverick is directed by Joseph […]
Long ago, I inherited some NES games from my childhood friend. Many of them were even used in AVGN. Now, we reunite to play those actual game cartridges once again!
James Rolfe and Mike Matei compare all three versions of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters.
Abobo’s Big Adventure (ultimate tribute to NES) has been a request for a long time and we finally got around to it, here’s Part 2!
Abobo’s Big Adventure (ultimate tribute to NES) has been a request for a long time and we finally got around to it!
James and Mike finally lay to rest the infamous jump in TMNT on NES.
This week we do a quick review of Zombies Ate My Neighbors! A great co-op game for the Super Nintendo!
James and Mike take a quick look at Castlevania: Bloodlines for Sega Genesis!
Guest Ryan Schott joins James Rolfe and Mike Matei to play an indy game that may even be worse than Raiders of the Lost Ark on Atari 2600!
This week James Rolfe and Mike Matei play along with special guest Doug Walker (The Nostalgia Critic).
This week James and Mike are playing Aquaman for GameCube!
This week, James Rolfe and Mike Matei try out the first Double Dragon game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. This home port had many disadvantages in comparison with the arcade version, but is a classic in its own right. Near the end of the video, we also try out Mode B where players fight against […]
Paperboy was originally an arcade game made by Atari in 1984. It has been ported to many systems, perhaps most famously the NES. But here, James Rolfe and Mike Matei take a look at the Nintendo 64 version of Paperboy published by Midway.
You read the title. You know what’s about to go down. The battle of the decade, the battle of the century, the battle of the MILLENIUM, the battle of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System VS. the Sega Genesis. However, before we get to that point, let’s reflect a bit on the time period itself and […]
In this video, Mike reviews some retro games that feature Donald Duck as the main star. There were of course other games out there where Donald makes appearances such as Kingdom Hearts, World of Illusion and so on. But this video is mainly about the major titles where Donald was the central character in the […]
James Rolfe and Mike Matei challenge each other to a high stakes game of TMNT Tournament Fighters!