Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Oniken Goes Back to the Basics

I look back on the gaming of my youth from time to time, trying to determine what I loved most about the 8-bit days. Was it the difficulty that those games inherently had or did I just appreciate the simplicity of the production values that came with the infancy of gaming?  As much as I’d like to say those… Continue reading

Retro City Rampage Really has a May Release Date

This is a great day not only for anyone who has been following Retro City Rampage, but also for its developer, Brian Provinciano and vBlank who can finally answer the one question he’s surely the most sick of over these last 8 years, “When does your game come out?!” Retro City Rampage will be coming… Continue reading

Chipophone: The 8-bit Musical Wonder

Ever wanted an option to play your favorite 8-bit video game music in the comfort of your own home? Now you can. Well, at least Linus Åkesson can. He has built a chiptune organ that he calls the chipophone. If you don’t know what chiptune is here’s Wikipedia’s definition: A chiptune, or chip music, is… Continue reading