Nerd Block's site has been conspicuously down for the past few weeks, 1Up Box has put its prices up, and gaming subscription box giant Loot Crate is losing voices with each delivery it makes. This time two years ago, these monthly deliveries of gamey, geeky goodness were firing on all cylinders. In 2017, they're losing steam at an alarming rate.
Retro video game collectors look away, for in the heart of YouTube there live two guys playing through the entire NES collection available in North America. After Paul and Andy had managed to collect every NES title in the region, they set about to complete them all in 2015. We caught up with the guys to find out what they've discovered from their extensive library, and any retro games collecting tips they may have to offer.
Limited Run Games opened the virtual doors on their stock of physical Firewatch titles earlier today, only for the allotted amount to be sold within minutes. All is not lost however, as (at time of writing) there are still around 1,200 copies in the warehouse. This second load will go live at 6pm Eastern Time today, that's... Continue Reading →
It turns out putting a specific game cartridge in your pocket in the 80s is an incredibly good business plan. Stadium Events - NES When Bandai released Stadium Events in 1987 to complement their interactive Family Fun Fitness Mat, they didn't foresee Nintendo buying the rights to the game and mat just a year later. Sucks to... Continue Reading →
Whether you love retro video games or just those who do, YouTube is the best place to settle down and binge-watch someone else making purchases you're too scared to invest in yourself. SeeJayAre https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlMgyCpfFNs I've been subscribed to SeeJayAre for a few months now, starting off with his adorable Arcade Block unboxings feat. juniors. Whether... Continue Reading →
Collecting can quickly turn from a hobby into a million dollar investment, or hoarding disorder. Nevertheless, there are some pretty cool Legend of Zelda items floating around in this world, and some of the most money ever exchanged in the collecting world was over Zelda loot. So let's take a look at the 11 rarest... Continue Reading →
Gamer.ink Tattoos. We all secretly want our favourite video game character branded across us - a medal of our dedication to the gaming world. So if you're shopping for ideas, or just curious as to the endless possibilities - Gamerink's account showcases some of the best tattoo work submitted by artists everywhere. The colour and... Continue Reading →