Tag Archive: Nostalgia

From the Editor’s Desk: A decade’s nostalgia

Looking back on the decade, from micro to macro.

Some of us may hate end-of-year roundups, but I’m not one of them. I start looking forward to them in mid-November, as the beginnings of the year’s end start to permeate our culture’s subconscious. January was a long time ago for this new father, and I can’t be blamed for not recalling in pristine detail the albums I adored, the movies I savored, the TV shows I binged,  [Read More…]

Give into nostalgia with your favorite Arcade1Up machine for $199

Play on, player.

Walmart is taking $ 100 off the Arcade1Up retro arcade machines. This deal matches one we saw that took $ 100 off the Asteroids machine, but that deal excluded the other collections! Today you can pick from your favorite games and get the ones that work best for you.

The other Arcade1Up cabinets down to $ 199 include: Street Fighter 2, Rampage, Centipede, and Galaga, and Pacman. You can also get $ 50 off  [Read More…]

Double Dragon Trilogy delivers on action and nostalgia

Relive all the glory of the early Double Dragon games on Android!

If you ask me, Double Dragon is the definitive arcade beat ’em up game from the late 80s era of gaming. It’s such an iconic franchise that kicked all sorts of ass back in the arcades and on the NES.

Play Double Dragon Trilogy for FreeGAMESTASH

Porting classic games like Double Dragon to mobile should be a straightforward affair, but as we all  [Read More…]

Google’s latest update for PhotoScan makes it easier to share the nostalgia

This is also a friendly reminder that Google PhotoScan exists and it’s worth using — just in case.

Remember PhotoScan? The app that lets you save digital copies of your printed photos to Google Photos? It’s a neat way to store those old photographs, loose Polaroids, and school pictures in the cloud — just in case. Google has announced it’s pushing out an update to the service. With it comes two new  [Read More…]

Wander down Nostalgia lane with a Gameboy Emulator on Gear VR!

Rocking out to your favorite Gameboy games in now easier than ever.

As games evolve and grow, one console replaces the next. This means that after a few years you may realize that you no longer have the system to properly run your favorite games, or even worse, that you still have the system but it’s so old it can’t even hook up to your television anymore. That’s where emulators come in. They allow you to run  [Read More…]

Psychonauts in VR is a pretty great nostalgia trip

This review is going to be a little biased.

I love Psychonauts. I’ve played through the original more times than I can count, and have a deep appreciation for the world and its characters. If it were possible to camp out behind Double Fine’s offices and watch everyone work on Psychonauts 2, I would do so. Yeah, I’m one of those people and I jumped at the opportunity to play Psychonauts In The Rhombus Of Ruin through  [Read More…]

Snake Rewind brings a dose of classic gaming nostalgia to Android

Snake Rewind, a reboot from the creator of the original classic mobile game, has officially launched on Android today.

Snake Rewind, a reboot of the classic game made famous on practically every early Nokia device, has launched on Android a day earlier than anticipated. Snake Rewind offers a fresh take on the familiar Snake formula, adding in 10 visually distinct levels, a rewind mechanic, and much more.

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