Should you compare the SNES controller to the original 3 button MegaDrive Controller or the updated 6 button one?

Last week I participated in a discussion over at DigitPress. The thread started off talking about what people thought was better: the SNES or the MegaDrive (Sega Genesis); however the argument changed direction nearer the end with myself and a few others debating over which console had the best controller. I liked the original 3 … Read more

Interview with Brett Weiss

I am pleased to bring you an interview today with gaming blogger an author Brett Weiss. Brett has written for several popular retro websites and magazines and blogs regularly on his own blog Brett Weiss Words too. He is also the author of two great gaming books: Classic Home Video Games, 1972-1984: A Complete Reference … Read more

Road Rash

I was 11 when I got my NES for christmas (which I loved). Within the next year my older brother got the Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis). It was a great console whose graphics were much more advanced than the ageing Nintendo. My bother mostly had sport games for the system. It came bundled with … Read more

Super Huge Lego Mario

I’m a big fan of the older Nintendo games and I admire talented people with too much time on their hands who build things the rest of us couldn’t be bothered with. Step forward Lego Mario. This Mario statue was built with over 40,000 pieces of Lego and proudly stands 5″9 high. The whole thing … Read more