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Best Stress-Relief Gadgets to Use During Work That is why many companies invest in creating a stress-free environment that will act as a pressure release valve on your system. Sometimes when your work is stressful you can lose creativity as well as be less productive.

Cathedral - Classy NES-inspired 8-bit adventure is coming soon to GOG So if this game interests you, head on over to the GOG page and hope for a release towards October 2019! Labels: Cathedral, GAMES, GAMING, GOG, LINUX, MAC, NES, PC, RETRO INSPIRED You do not need an account to sign up or log in… Feel free to post a comment as a guest user.

Casino in Your Pocket: The Impact of Mobile The rise of smartphones - and ever-better mobile internet speeds - in that period has opened up great opportunities for gambling providers.

Blast-16 With that great news, we just have to wait to see how it all comes together on September 19th.The final list of all 42 games to be included was released, and naturally, you can't please everybody, myself included. I am particularly disappointed in the exclusion of MUSHA, Thunder Force IV, and Revenge of Shinobi on the North American version.

M.KID - An upcoming Amiga game from S0YS0Y Another Amiga game featured and another heads up from Per Ola, is the upcoming Amiga game 'M.Kid' from S0YS0Y.

5 Unforgettable Light Gun Games Beating games with a controller is one thing, but being able to wave around a big, plastic gun at a TV screen is so much more satisfying in comparison. Light gun games aren't too big of a thing these days due to a lack of consoles or controllers that can pull this sort of thing off.

Contra vs. Paul Tesi - By Steve DeLuca Welcome to another installment of a column dedicated exclusively to Old School Gamers and Old School Games from the Golden Age of gaming. These gamers, back in the day, had to physically use a coin or token to start a video game. The earning of these coins was mostly accomplished after some form of work, usually the hard or difficult variety.

Lost Little Spaceman - A little lost Spaceman in a new ZX Spectrum game Another Saberman heads up as he has told us Nellyfish has released the Arcade / Platformer game of ' Lost Little Spaceman ' which is available to download and play on a ZX Spectrum.

Collector Cup Review I just recently attended Combo Breaker in Saint Charles, IL and while I was mostly there to witness the fights and cover the event for Old School Gamer Magazine, I was excited to see what vendors would be there offering merchandise.

MegaSD - World’s First Mega-CD/Sega CD FPGA Optical Disc Emulator Cartridge Announced! But now a new contender is looking to dethrone the name SD, as Terraonion has announced the MegaSD; the World's First Mega-CD/Sega CD FPGA Optical Disc Emulator, as the ultimate accessory for Genesis/Mega Drive.

How Video Games Have Transformed Online Casinos - and Vice Versa All arms of gaming, video games and casino games play enormously popular and important parts. Now standing as staples of the internet age, players familiar with both might have noticed some aspects from one crossing over into the other.

Caravan Boomer - Upcoming MSX2 Shooter features huge musical talent! It's time to get excited retro gamers, as we've just come across as post on the msx.org website of a brand new game that is coming to the MSX2 that is sure to cause a flurry in the MSX scene.

AMIner - An Arcade mining game released for the Amiga gets an update Another Amiga announcement has just arrived from Saberman, as he has just told us a previous Amiga game that was released in March of this year called ' AMIner ' has been updated to ver. 19.6.9, which features a number of improvements.

Old Casino Games still reign supreme despite advent of new technology Despite the advent and proliferation of new technology, particularly mobile technology, classic casino games continue to stand the test of time, enchanting and enticing millions of US players every year to try their hand at some of the nation's favorite pastimes.

The Cabinet of Curiosities: Goodness Gracious We were somewhere in the Louisiana backwoods. I had been driving for hours, powered by a mixture of Five Hour Energy, coffee, and the Trainspotting soundtrack. A light fog hovered above the asphalt. At least, I think it was a fog.

Japanese Snack Box GIVEAWAY JapanCandyBox was kind enough to send me a box of snacks from Tokyo as well as an additional one to give away. It comes with 10 total snacks with a good combination of sweet and savory. My personal favorites were the Ginbis Ginza Rusk, the Basil and Olive Pretz, and the Green and Gold Kiwi Gummies.

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines At first glance, you would rightfully be forgiven if you thought Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines was an all action, guns ablazin' Cannon Fodder style affair. Give the game five minutes of your time and I can guarantee you will look at this classy PC title in a different light.

Japanese Fan Artists challenged themselves to create 3D models of Pokemon in 5 minutes. These were the results Japanese Fan Artists challenged themselves to create 3D models of Pokemon in 5 minutes. These were the results.

Old School Gamer Exclusive: Inside 'Super Mega Space Blaster Special' Old School Gamer chats with Ste Wilson; Director, Programmer and Developer at Bare Knuckle Development who discusses the brand's new shoot-em-up Super Mega Space Blaster Special and how his love and appreciation of retro titles, as well as the need to challenge himself, fueled the creative process.

Outrun - An upcoming enhanced port on the Atari STe of a classic racing game A work in progress enhanced port of the classic racing game Outrun is coming to the Atari STe.

Small Saga - Charming mouse game aims for a Kickstarter success With well drawn visuals and a thoughtful story, Jeremy hopes to raise £33000 to allow him to complete the project full time. Jeremy has allowed enough backer money to cover living costs while he works on the game alongside the hidden costs and unforseen pitfalls of running a kickstarter campaign.

The Museum of Soviet Arcade Games I was thinking recently that here in the West we take our video game history largely for granted. Aesthetically, the early arcade machines came with a pleasing design, including mostly glorious artwork and stylish cabinets. But what about other parts of the world?

Konami Announces the TurboGrafx-16 Mini I swear every one of these mini-consoles includes the same promotional image of a hand holding it, palm spread. I get the connotation - it's to emphasise size. But since the NES Mini, they've all been exactly the same. I'm surprised Nintendo hasn't unleashed the hounds yet - but I guess time will tell.

E3 2019 Retro Round-Up E3 2019 has come and gone, and although the event is supposed to be all about the latest and greatest in video games, damn if there wasn't a TON of retro gaming represented this year!

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