Xopher Reed

Huh, The Genesis Can Do Mode 7

Huh, The Genesis Can Do Mode 7

Being a veteran in one of the bloodiest console wars that the world had ever seen (the great conflict between the Genesis and SNES) I used to throw around terms like “blast processing” for the Genesis and RISC chipsets within the Super FX cartridges for the SNES. However it turns out that one that was […]

 Xopher Reed

RLR #59 – Geekery and NPH

RLR #59 – Geekery and NPH

NEW EPISODE ACTUALLY SFW….MOSTLY.

 Xopher Reed

Virgin Getting Back To Gaming

Virgin Getting Back To Gaming

Everyone’s favorite quirky billionaire with money to burn has been hinting at his wanting to get back to gaming for a little while…and it’s no secret that this is the big Virgin announcement at E3 this year, confirmed thanks to the countdown clock at VirginGaming.com.

 Ryan Wilson

Rocket Knight Adventures Revival in the Works!

Rocket Knight Adventures Revival in the Works!

Sparkster is making a comeback! Konami announced today that popular 16-bit series Rocket Knight Adventures is getting a 2.5D makeover for an upcoming new entry in the series, dubbed simply Rocket Knight.  The game will include improved graphics, completely new environments, and all the rocket action you grew to love. Rocket Knight has a current […]

 Xopher Reed

Earthworm Jim Headed to Consoles, Maybe iPhone

Earthworm Jim Headed to Consoles, Maybe iPhone

I think all of the advocating for Earthworm Jim to be the next Sega Genesis title to be released on Xbox Live might be moot after reading that Interplay has granted Gameloft rights to publish the title anywhere it sees fit…including iPhone, if they so wish.

 Xopher Reed

Ahh…The Good Ol’ Days

Ahh…The Good Ol’ Days

I am the quintessential renaissance gamer, a classic gamer, a modern gamer, a console gamer, and even a PC gamer at times. I’ve been gaming since way back in 1983 when I was only three years old. I got my start on the good ol’ Commodore 64. The first games I can recall playing were […]

 Xopher Reed

Why Does Retro Mean So Damned Much To Gamers?

Why Does Retro Mean So Damned Much To Gamers?

Hi, Xopher here, I was thinking last night as I was walking on my treadmill about the shelves of games that I have stacked up in my basement just eagerly awaitng me to breathe life (literally with the NES games) into them once again. I wondered why I am more apt to play the games […]