My favorite part of reading game magazines growing up was looking at all the cross-platform games and seeing the screen shots of the same game on different systems. So that's the idea here. I'm trying to do comparable systems -- i.e. Genesis and SNES, Game Gear and Game Boy -- and trying to keep them in the 8-bit and 16-bit worlds.
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fuckyeah1990s:

Playstation early developments and prototypes

Unf. I kind of wish the Nintendo playstation had been a reality.

(Source: bigkuribo)

8bitfuture:

Major console prices at today’s prices (inflation adjusted).

8bitfuture:

Major console prices at today’s prices (inflation adjusted).

oldgamemags:

An advert for Neo Geo Pocket Color!

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I miss my Neo Geo Pocket :(

oldgamemags:

An advert for Neo Geo Pocket Color!

Follow oldgamemags on Tumblr for more awesome scans from yesteryear!

I miss my Neo Geo Pocket :(

universalgamingreviews:

Good evening everybody, here’s the latest in our main menus/start screens series of posts. This time we’re catering to all the Sega fans out there (I post a lot of Nintendo stuff I know)

The game’s we’re showcasing this time are on the Sega Master System and include Golden Axe, Castle of illusion, Road Rash, R-Type, Shinobi, Double Dragon, After Burner, Ecco the Dolphin, Gauntlet and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts.

Happy gaming folks and I hope you like getting kicked in the nostalgia as much as I do, because there’s many more to come in the near future!

-Shaun Meyers (Kyo Akiara)

Oh yea, all of these games are running on the Fusion emulator which is how I took the screenshots of the main menus.

(Source: charliecoffin)

Collection Pickups - Boxed Nintendo Game Boy lot

retroblogger:

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Last weekend, I came across a reasonably priced boxed Nintendo Game Boy lot for £50 in a nearby town. The advert had only been online for about 45 minutes, so I called right away and made arrangements to stop by. I’ve been on the look-out for a boxed Game Boy as it is my most nostalgic system…

Holy jeezy!

Three Things You Didn't Know About: Ristar

retroblogger:

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1. Ristar was originally a rejected prototype for Sonic The Hedgehog. Yuji Naka, the character’s co-creator said in an interview in 1992 for Sega Visions, “at first we used a character that looked like a rabbit with ears that could extend and pick up objects.” After a few changes, this…

Ristar is such an underrated game. I need to find myself a copy.

retroxander:

Happy 20th Birthday to one of the greatest games to ever grace the Super Nintendo! It’s still as great today as it was 20 years ago.