Xenoblade Chronicles X Review

By |December 16th, 2015|

When a cultural item of great magnitude arrives, people sit down and pay […]

Retrogaming Giveaways for 12 Days; Streaming for Charity.

By |December 13th, 2015|

We love showering you with gifts, playing games on stream, and doing things for a good cause.

Super Time Force Ultra for PS4

By |November 13th, 2015|

Take the time bending mechanics of indie sensation Braid. Cross them with the […]

Tips for Destiny the Taken King

By |November 9th, 2015|

Year two of Destiny is shaping up to be the one full of […]

Star Wars Battlefront Beta

By |October 10th, 2015|

In a galaxy far, far away–but not too long ago–there was the Star […]

Secret of Mana for iOS & Android

By |October 5th, 2015|

Your current cellphone is a stronger computer than what they used to get […]

Super Mario Maker Review

By |September 19th, 2015|

Super Mario Maker was released last week to mark the 30th anniversary of the landmark Super Mario Bros […]

RetroPie Gaming Project

By |August 28th, 2015|

To emulate or not to emulate, that is the question. Us classic gamers […]

Teslagrad Review for PS4, WiiU, & PC

By |August 11th, 2015|

Teslagrad is a clever puzzle solving action game. It is light on the […]

Rogue Legacy | The Ode to Retrogaming

By |June 29th, 2015|

The inherent randomness of this procedurally generated platformer keeps gameplay fresh throughout your Legacy.

Axiom Verge Review & Speedrun Guide

By |June 19th, 2015|

Emphasizing the Metroid in MetroidVania, Axiom Verge is a treasure trove of exploration, clever mechanics, & big guns. […]

TERA Fate of Arun Review

By |June 2nd, 2015|

TERA Fate of Arun is not necessarily a new game but has recently […]

Splatoon Review | Nintendo Wii U

By |May 22nd, 2015|

Our Splatoon review is your comprehensive guide to impressions on Nintendo's latest Wii U intellectual property.

Swords & Magic | The Witcher 3 Review

By |May 20th, 2015|

As a series with momentum, The Witcher has gone from being a collection […]

MKX Jason Voorhees Guide With Combos

By |May 5th, 2015|

In Mortal Kombat X, the Jason Voorhees DLC & Horror Pack Skins DLC […]

MKX Cassie Cage Guide With Combos

By |April 19th, 2015|

MKX Cassie Cage combos are wonderful to watch and fun to execute. This […]

Star Fox Adventures Review

By |April 7th, 2015|

…Tedium, Thy Name is Andross

Long, Long ago, a game by the name of […]

Top 10 Fate Reforged Commons

By |January 16th, 2015|

I’ve always been a big fan of limited Magic: The Gathering. Pre-releases especially […]

AGDQ 2015 is Gaming Done Right (Updated)

By |December 30th, 2014|

Here we are again. 2014 is drawing to a close and with it […]

Buy Retro Games at 8 Bit Hall of Fame

By |November 17th, 2014|

We travel to a retrogaming shop around 3 hours away, buy over 2k worth of retro games, and visit a really cool store with an even cooler owner.

Assault Hunter Guide & Review

By |November 14th, 2014|

Evolve Big Alpha, Markov the Assault Hunter, let's go. In the Alpha, I found out a few ways to engineer combos.

The Walking Dead Game Review

By |November 10th, 2014|

Looking for a game to challenge even the most moral of moral? Then look no further than Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead […]

Evolve Kraken Guide & Review

By |November 7th, 2014|

The Big Alpha has come and gone, but it made a lasting impression. Check out our Evolve Kraken guide.

FuturLab’s Velocity 2X Review

By |November 3rd, 2014|

FuturLab has been reviving the retro shooter in recent years and engaging in genre-bending craziness. […]

NES Metroid Review by Brian Monroe

By |October 26th, 2014|

The original is still a blast. And I am not just talking about ice beams and hand rockets. […]

Shadow of Mordor Guide & Review

By |October 23rd, 2014|

Having trouble stalking Uruk captains without getting filleted? GtVSlayer’s “Shadow of Mordor Guide to Subtlety” […]

Street Fighter Deck-Building Game

By |October 20th, 2014|

Cryptozoic Entertainment is back with another licensed deck-building game, this time based on Capcom’s legendary […]

Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Review

By |October 13th, 2014|

A few months back, Blizzard launched its first Diablo 3 expansion, Reaper of Souls. Check out Synapse's full review!

Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game

By |September 29th, 2014|

Zombies are everywhere! Not literally, although it’s funny that you just grabbed your gun and ran to the window. […]

Review of Legendary Encounters: Aliens

By |September 8th, 2014|

No one can hear you scream in space, but your friends will certainly have to listen to your crying […]

OlliOlli Reminisces of Skate Classics

By |September 2nd, 2014|

It’s a strange dichotomy, the intertwined nature of kids who actually skate and the ones who shred through the use of joystick and mashed buttons. There’s an overlay in […]

Gradius I NES | Review, Rating, Video

By |August 18th, 2014|

Classic gaming at its core, I’ve always enjoyed powering my ship up and shooting through bullet hell. […]

Shovel Knight Review by WarioMCP

By |July 27th, 2014|

Last year, Yacht Club Games put up a Kickstarter for a game called […]

Super Mario Bros. 2 Retrospective

By |July 21st, 2014|

Everyone knows Super Mario Bros. 2 is a timeless classic, but is it better than the original? […]

Uncharted | The Board Game

By |July 3rd, 2014|

“I’m sorry, do you have a plan to go along with that grenade?” How about a board game? […]

Ultra Street Fighter IV | Decapre Guide

By |June 27th, 2014|

Hey Street Fighter fans. Today we are looking at everything Decapre for Ultra Street Fighter IV.


E3 2014 Recap | Big 3 Overview

By |June 15th, 2014|

With E3 2014 in the books, here are TCG staff opinions of the big 3’s showings. Did Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony […]

Castlevania 2 – Review & Retrospective

By |May 26th, 2014|

Alas, my fave game genre, the side-scrolling action adventure. It’s a wonder I haven’t played more Castlevania […]

5 Signs Gaming’s Gone Mainstream

By |May 19th, 2014|

Gaming is no longer subculture. Historically, gaming has had a bad wrap for being seen as a distraction […]

SGDQ 2014 – Summer Speedrunning

By |May 13th, 2014|

SGDQ 2014 is a classic speedrunning event for charity. Summer Games Done Quick is a week-long gaming marathon […]

Metal Gear NES Review

By |April 26th, 2014|

Metal Gear, Hideo Kojima’s prized franchise. He will eventually weave a story full of twists, betrayal, & infinite retcons […]

Batman: From Picture to Pixels

By |April 22nd, 2014|

The year is 1989, and if you’re a comic book fan, that summer you went to see Tim Burton’s epic masterpiece Batman in all its big screen box office glory. […]

Myth Review by Board Game Brawl

By |April 19th, 2014|

Not everyone has the time or patience for Dungeons & Dragons, or other tabletop role-playing games. […]

Ogre Battle 64: Lordly Caliber

By |April 13th, 2014|

Having played SNES March of the Black Queen back in the 90’s, Ogre […]

Diablo II Review by Ben Rossi

By |April 6th, 2014|

Diablo II is a game that has defined the whole action RPG hack slash dungeon crawler genre. […]

Legendary: A Marvel Deck-Building Game

By |April 5th, 2014|

In honor of the opening weekend of Captain America: The Winter Soldier – which is an excellent movie, by the way […]

MizasterJ’s Most Influential Games

By |March 29th, 2014|

This is a list of games that have had the biggest, most dramatic […]

Zombies Ate My Neighbors Review

By |March 23rd, 2014|

LucasArts is known for many things; Monkey Island, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, and a few other classic games such as Day of the Tentacle and Metal Warriors […]

DC Comics Deck-Building Game

By |March 22nd, 2014|

Have you ever wanted to team up with a bunch of other superheroes & take down supervillains? And, then see who did it better […]

Hook SNES Review & Series Retrospective

By |March 15th, 2014|

Hook, is a name synonymous with pirate lore, and worthy of this classic adventure, based on a timeless story of youth and fantasy.

Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Top 10

By |March 8th, 2014|

Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls is just around the corner, and it’s going […]

Deus Ex Review by Ben Rossi

By |March 8th, 2014|

Deus Ex. Just mentioning the game’s name may cause you to want to reinstall and relive this beauty. […]

Dark Souls 2 Release Central

By |March 7th, 2014|

Dark Souls 2 released the night of March 10th, 2014. B2Wolverine, Mizaster J, and GtVSlayer participated in TCG’s coverage. […]

Cards Against Humanity

By |March 2nd, 2014|

If you consider offensiveness & raunchiness to be painstakingly learned techniques, then here is a game for you […]

7 Signs You’ve Played Too Much WoW

By |February 23rd, 2014|

Is there such a thing as too much WoW?
If you are anything like me, you’ve played a few different MMORPGs.  […]

Strider 2014 Version Review

By |February 21st, 2014|

Strider is a bag of goodies created from pieces of the great action/adventure games of the 80s & 90s. […]

Marth Character Spotlight

By |February 15th, 2014|

So, Super Smash Brothers Melee introduced what became my favorite character in Marth. […]

The Last of Us Left Behind DLC

By |February 14th, 2014|

After the success of 2013’s The Last of Us, the much anticipated DLC is finally upon us. Is Left Behind worth buying? […]

Resogun for PS4 Review

By |February 9th, 2014|

Free for PlayStation Plus members, Resogun is a visual brickhouse built on solid play mechanics.  […]

Shadow of the Colossus Review

By |February 8th, 2014|

Sony’s answer to The Legend of Zelda series, Shadow of the Colossus is an action-adventure for the mature gamer. […]

Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 Review

By |February 2nd, 2014|

If you are looking for intense Street Fighter like game play with more focus on outrageous power attacks, then this is your game. […]

Castlevania Dracula X Chronicles (PSP)

By |February 1st, 2014|

Hello Simon Belmont,
I’ve been awaiting your return.

Simon and I have a past. My […]

Poll: X-Men Cyclops Vs Wolverine

By |January 29th, 2014|

Wolverine and Cyclops did not get along that great in the X-Men movies. They both fought for the affection of Jean Grey. […]

Eldritch Horror Review by Nick D

By |January 26th, 2014|

The tentacles are back, and the world is coming to an end. Grab your revolver and cross […]

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team 3DS Review

By |January 25th, 2014|

The latest in a series that spans 4 games, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team is a great game that refines the gameplay elements […]

Iceman Vs. The Human Torch – Poll

By |January 22nd, 2014|

Optimus Grind talks about who he would choose in this weeks poll Iceman vs The Human Torch.

Lollipop Chainsaw Review

By |January 19th, 2014|

Underrated, underplayed, undervalued… Lollipop Chainsaw is a frenetic hack ‘n slash that’s both style and substance. […]

I Wanna Be The Guy (IWBTG) Review

By |January 18th, 2014|

Hopefully, you’ll have the same love/hate relationship with IWBTG as I do. I Wanna Be the Guy is not for everyone.  […]

Iron Man Vs Thor. Who would win?

By |January 15th, 2014|

We’ve seen this battle start to play out before in The Avengers. Who […]

Should I Buy Mega Man 7?

By |January 12th, 2014|

When you’re reading about Mega Man games on SNES, you will hear a lot of praise for Mega Man X. […]

The Last of Us Review for PS3 & PS4

By |January 11th, 2014|

The Last of Us on PS3 is a lesson on how a game can fit into a few niche categories and still break the mold.  […]

Hulk vs Thing, Who Wins?

By |January 8th, 2014|

In this Hulk vs Thing battle article we take a poll to decide which one has the super strength.

Super Mario World GtVS Speed Run

By |January 5th, 2014|

Super Mario World (SNES) Speed Run
This is a run I do every so […]

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved

By |January 4th, 2014|

Descendant of the classic Galaga, Geometry Wars evolved the 2D space blaster on multiple planes.

AGDQ 2014: Charity Speedrunning

By |December 29th, 2013|

It’s finally January and you know what that means: It’s time for another AGDQ! By November I cannot wait for January to hit so I can pull up a chair

Android Netrunner by Board Game Brawl

By |December 28th, 2013|

Every corporation has its secrets, and they’ll do anything to keep them safe. […]

Mortal Kombat PS3 | Lover’s Quarrel

By |December 22nd, 2013|

Is Mortal Kombat on PS3 a Flawless Victory or Fatality?
On the premiere episode of Lovers’ Quarrel, […]

Takenoko Review Board Game Brawl

By |December 21st, 2013|

The emperor is coming! You and your fellow gardeners had best get to work making his bamboo garden as lovely


WarioMCP’s Top 10 SNES Games

By |December 12th, 2013|

The SNES is a classic console from what some might call the golden […]

Diablo 3 versus Guild Wars 2?

By |December 1st, 2013|

Here at The Classic Gamer, we have chosen to invest time in both of these online gems. Which do you prefer?


Shadows Over Camelot

By |November 24th, 2013|

Camelot needs you! Team up with your fellow knights and protect the walls […]

X-Men Mutant Apocalypse Review

By |November 17th, 2013|

With the phenomenal success of the X-Men cartoon in the nineties, Marvel and Capcom teamed up on a video game  […]

Man of Steel Versus Batman. Who wins?

By |November 11th, 2013|

Man of Steel Versus Batman.  This has been the burning question on the interwebs.  If it came down to these two, who would win? […]

XBox One Preview: The Area One Tour

By |November 10th, 2013|

Microsoft’s XBox One Preview at its Area One Tour will ignite your passion for gaming. Check out these previews!

GTA V Military Base Entry: Steal the Jet

By |November 6th, 2013|

Hijacking vehicles, assaulting people with weapons, & evading the police is what people love about Grand Theft Auto. […]

Action RPG Vs. Turn-Based RPG

By |November 4th, 2013|

Gamers live for adventure, discovery and challenge. But, how do they prefer to fight their battles? […]

Turtles in Time Gameplay & Review

By |November 3rd, 2013|

This past Sunday, Optimus Grind, GtVSlayer, WarioMCP, & Afro Dave took a trip down Ninja Turtle Lane.


Summoner Wars Nick’s Review

By |November 2nd, 2013|

Prepare your magic and rally your troops as you prepare for this Summoner […]

Mass Effect Trilogy: series’ best game?

By |November 1st, 2013|

There is another Mass Effect series in the works. Which game from […]

Small World Review by Board Game Brawl

By |September 17th, 2013|

Board Game Brawl’s Small World review will open your eyes to an awesome […]

What is a classic game?

By |September 15th, 2013|

The purpose of this article is to start a dialogue on some of the trends to be found “classic” gaming.

Lords of Waterdeep Review

By |September 8th, 2013|

You are one of the Lords of Waterdeep. Do you have what it takes to outplay your counterparts? […]

Killer Instinct SNES Review

By |September 4th, 2013|

End of summer, 1995. Fresh out of high school, I recently had gotten […]

B2Wolverine Gamer Spotlight

By |September 3rd, 2013|

B2Wolverine has been a behind the scenes video producer for The Classic Gamer, sharing his gaming exploits. […]

Weaponlord Sega Genesis

By |September 3rd, 2013|

Weaponlord was noted for being ahead of its time in the weapon fighting genre. […]

Strider Announced for next generation.

By |September 3rd, 2013|

The original arcade game Strider, and a few of the home versions, have been extraordinary.


Super Dodge Ball NES Review

By |August 30th, 2013|

Super Dodge Ball for NES was one of my favorite time passing games […]

Zombicide – Review & Tutorial

By |August 30th, 2013|

With the recent release of Zombicide Season 2, Nick D explains why this […]

Star Wars Arcade 32X | Review and Rating

By |August 21st, 2013|

The original 1983 Star Wars arcade game is the only game I will […]

Guile – Street Fighter 2 – Spotlight Video

By |August 11th, 2013|

Guile | Character Review

Guile made his first appearance in the classic fighting game […]

Crashing & Wiping Out in Wave Race N64

By |August 5th, 2013|

We enjoy getting together with friends and jamming random multi-player games. Gaming with friends […]

Love Letter Review by Board Game Brawl

By |August 4th, 2013|

Love Letter | Review
Love Letter is a competitive card game for 2-4 players, […]

Strider | Sega Genesis Play Through

By |August 4th, 2013|

I just found you, and this might sound crazy, but can you fly […]

Kung Fu For NES Full Review

By |August 4th, 2013|

Kung Fu | Review
You really can not get any more old school than […]