Axiom Verge. It’s good. Really good. [Video Game Review]

I finally got around to playing Axiom Verge. After all the praise and all the personal recommendations I felt it was time to finally give this a go (the game being the Cartridge Clube game of the month surely motivated me as well). Well, I’m glad I finally played it. This is one of the best side-scrolling retro games I’ve played in a long, long time.

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STCPod ep189 – A Marsy Concert Date Night

The boys are back this week and attempt to record an episode with a new device but are unable to figure it out. Bill finds out more about Joe growing up Italian and when he decided he was done with hair. Joe can’t remember who Bob Balaban is. For some reason Bill remembers a story about Milton Berle’s “big package”. More Chicago Con talk. Joe goes to a yard sale and gets thrown up on. Find out how Bill likes to take his men on a date night. Enjoy!

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QDawgs Riding in Cars Reading Manuals: Action Fighter (SMS)

Remember those days when the drive home from the game store was excruciatingly long and all you could do was page through the game manual to pass the time? So do we, and we’re bringing them back! Join us as we re-live the experience of reading game manuals on the car-ride home. In this video, we’re looking at “Action Fighter” for the Sega Master System. Enjoy the video and let us know about some of your memories of reading manuals in cars.

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Pickups STCStyle – DIGGIN up games at MASSIVE FLEA MARKET! RETRO VIDEO GAMES MOVIES COLLECTIBLES

Check out our finds at the HUGE Barrie Automotive Outdoor Flea Market! Even Joe attended it! But did he find anything????

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Retro Fandango Eps. 85 – meh, teabags

Teabags, Halo, Yard Work and Caterpillars, Gog.com, Walmart Arcades, Axiom Verge, Undertale, Assassin’s Creed, Link’s Awakening

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STCPod ep189 – A Marsy Concert Date Night

STCPod ep189 – A Marsy Concert Date Night

The boys are back this week and attempt to record an episode with a new device but are unable to figure it out. Bill finds out more about Joe growing up Italian and when he decided he was done with hair. Joe can’t remember who Bob Balaban is. For some reason Bill remembers a story about Milton Berle’s “big package”. More Chicago Con talk. Joe goes to a yard sale and gets thrown up on. Find out how Bill likes to take his men on a date night. Enjoy!

STCPod ep188 – Worst. Movie. Ever.

STCPod ep188 – Worst. Movie. Ever.

Despite a half hour technical issue we still managed to get a record in.  Bill is off sugar and having the shakes. Money is no object when looking for a drone. We can’t figure out the difference between APAP and CPAP machines. Rosanne thoughts. We watch 3 movies together plus the Spider-man and Bumblebee movie trailers.  Enjoy!

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Axiom Verge. It’s good. Really good. [Video Game Review]

Axiom Verge. It’s good. Really good. [Video Game Review]

I finally got around to playing Axiom Verge. After all the praise and all the personal recommendations I felt it was time to finally give this a go (the game being the Cartridge Clube game of the month surely motivated me as well). Well, I’m glad I finally played it. This is one of the best side-scrolling retro games I’ve played in a long, long time.

QDawgs Riding in Cars Reading Manuals: Action Fighter (SMS)

QDawgs Riding in Cars Reading Manuals: Action Fighter (SMS)

Remember those days when the drive home from the game store was excruciatingly long and all you could do was page through the game manual to pass the time? So do we, and we’re bringing them back! Join us as we re-live the experience of reading game manuals on the car-ride home. In this video, we’re looking at “Action Fighter” for the Sega Master System. Enjoy the video and let us know about some of your memories of reading manuals in cars.

What Video Games Made The Cartridge Club Cry?

What Video Games Made The Cartridge Club Cry?

Games can be very emotional. It’s not uncommon for video games to bring us to tears. So I reached out to members of The Cartridge Club to learn what games made them cry. Bring tissues.

My Top 100 Games of All Time: 10 – 6 | Cannot be Tamed

My Top 100 Games of All Time: 10 – 6 | Cannot be Tamed

Episode 19 of my top 100 video games of all time! This list is going to cover all kinds of games from many different genres, time periods, and platforms that struck a chord with me. This is part nineteen, covering numbers 10 – 6. This episode is all about adventure, roleplaying and having a good sense of humour.

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Round2Review – Body Harvest (N64)

Round2Review – Body Harvest (N64)

Body Harvest - Sowing the seeds of the sandbox   This game slipped well under my radar for the better part of 20 years. In my youth, I was too busy...

Merchandise Monthly – March 2018

Merchandise Monthly – March 2018

Still on the road, so this month's entry is gonna be trimmed down a bit - but still, tons to talk about! This includes some awesome resin cast...

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Movies That Would Make Great Video Games, Part 2 feat. YouTube All-Stars | The Old Ass Retro Gamer

Movies That Would Make Great Video Games, Part 2 feat. YouTube All-Stars | The Old Ass Retro Gamer

The Old Ass Retro Gamer returns with a sequel to his popular collaboration video! In this epic follow-up to “Movies That Would Make Great Video Games”, Chris gathered ten more fellow YouTubers to chime in on this fun topic – John Hancock, Retro Gaming Maniac, Viking Gamer, Radical Reggie, The Game Grinder, Corpse_flood Gaming, Charlie from Epic Die Studio, Matt Zion of Wreckless Eating, John Riggs and Michael B The Game Genie! What movies did they choose? Watch to find out!

PlusDive – June 2018 | Tesseract Unfolded

PlusDive – June 2018 | Tesseract Unfolded

PlusDive is live!
PS4 – Trials Fusion, XCOM2
PS3 – Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier, Zombie Driver HD
Vita – Atomic Ninjas (Cross-Buy with PS3), Squares
Usually, they’ll also give some sort of treat to PS Plus subscribers at E3, so I look forward to that as well!

 

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