Namco Museum Review

I’m an enormous old school arcade fan. Having been born in 1976 and raised in the 80s by a nerdy father and mother, whom trusted arcades as babysitters, anytime Namco comes out with their museum collection I’m always game (pun intended). On top of this, I teach a video game history course at the University of Kentucky (it’s a real course at a real university) and it just adds more fuel to the teac...[Read More]

Bandai Namco Entertainment releases new trailer for Namco Museum

So excited to see this on the Switch. Anytime I can play Namco classics on that go, I’m happy. Check out the new trailer and details below. In anticipation of tomorrow’s launch of NAMCO MUSEUM on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch™, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. has released a new trailer highlighting the various classic Namco arcade titles available in the game as well as the ...[Read More]

Capcom announces Mega Man Legacy Collection 2

That is a helluva collection. Check out the official news below. The legacy continues, as Capcom today announced Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, a collection of the iconic Blue Bomber’s four most recent classic side-scrolling adventures, complete with several all-new features. A follow up to Mega Man Legacy Collection, which contained the series’ original 8-bit titles, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 s...[Read More]

Bandai Namco Entertainment announces Namco Museum for the Switch

I honestly have never been more excited for a Nintendo Switch release. To play these on the go would be incredible. The kids would never see anything but Galaga and Dig Dug on that system. Anyway, official release details are below. SANTA CLARA, Calif., (April 12, 2017) – Leading interactive entertainment developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announces NAMCO M...[Read More]

The Disney Afternoon Collection heading home in April via Capcom to the PS4/XB1/PC

Oh, you think kids will be happy about this? Sh*t, adults will be more thrilled because we lived these games! CLASSICS, peeps. Classics. Anyway, official details below. SAN FRANCISCO — March 15, 2017 — Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced The Disney Afternoon Collection, a compilation of six games that feature beloved Disney TV characters from the 80s...[Read More]

Sonic Mania’s Green Hill Zone 2 revealed at PAX 2017 (and more)

This looks solid. Check out the goods below. Burbank, California — March 10, 2017 — Today, SEGA released footage of a new Act, as well as revealing a brand new boss, that will be featured in the upcoming classic 2D platformer Sonic Mania. Green Hill Zone Act 2 presents an all-new area exclusive to Sonic Mania, expanding upon the tropical setting of Act 1, now with new mechanics, obstacles, and sec...[Read More]

Crash Bandicoot heading home again on June 30th, 2017!

Many fans will adore this announcement. Your favorite marsupial, Crash Bandicoot®, returns on June 30th, 2017! He’s enhanced, entranced & ready-to-dance with the N. Sane Trilogy game collection. Now you can experience Crash Bandicoot like never-before in Fur-K. Spin, jump, wump and repeat as you take on the epic challenges and adventures through the three games that started it all, Crash Band...[Read More]

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin hitting PSVR in February via Double Fine Productions

Oh, boy. I haven’t heard this name in a while. Check out the official details below. Jan. 30, 2017 – The Psychonauts saga from Double Fine Productions will make a giant splash on February 21, with the release of the highly anticipated mind-bending adventure puzzle game, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, exclusively for PSVR. Written and directed by Tim Schafer and lead by Chad Dawson...[Read More]