retro gaming

The WhaleCast Episode 31

Eric and Dork Shelf writer Peter Counter discuss Hannibal, Rocket League, Invisible Inc., and Tembo the Badass Elephant.

The Restart: Streets of Rage

Dork Shelf is revisiting classic video games to see how well they hold up today. The new series kicks of with SEGA's Streets of Rage, starring Blaze Fielding.

3D Dot Game Heroes Review

Nostalgia is nearing its own genre in video gaming. While we let a Tarantino slide with constant homage filmmaking, it’s not nearly so subtle when ambushed by pixels over polygons on an HDTV. This isn’t a plea for help, not at all. Some games, like Retro Game Challenge and Half-Minute Hero used throwbacks effectively while […]

50 Awful Game Voice Acting Performances

This hilarious “Top 50” video has been making the rounds online today, it highlights some of the 50 worst voice acting performances in video game history.  Absolutely priceless.  It takes me back to a more innocent time in my game filled youth. Most of the games featured on the list are from the late 1990’s […]

Event: Gamercamp is November 21st

Attention all Toronto gamers, Gamercamp happens on November 21st.  A one-day celebration of the creativity, art, and history of video games featuring speakers, demos, and an arcade filled with rare and retro games from Canada’s first gaming museum. If you like indie games, retro games or have an interest in game design Gamercamp is the […]