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Piece Together a DIY Mame Cabinet for your Mame Emulator

Piece Together a DIY Mame Cabinet for your Mame Emulator

Hey, guys. Apologies for the long period between updates. Is it just me or does it seem like the past three months blew by? Time gets away from you before you know it. I wanted to cover arcade units on here. Collecting used arcade machines is not for the faint of heart. Not all of us […]

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The Analogue NT or Why Someone Would Drop $500 on a NES Console

The Analogue NT or Why Someone Would Drop $500 on a NES Console

So, I was glancing over news from the world of retro video games today and had to do a double take. I’m used to people repackaging or emulating old consoles. Heck, The Retron 5 does exactly this blending a large handful of classic console hardware emulation into one definitive, inexpensive $130 package. There’s also the Retro […]

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Reddit/YouTuber Uncovers Retro Console Prototype for SNES CD

Reddit/YouTuber Uncovers Retro Console Prototype for SNES CD

Often times, when you write about retro video games, you write about something that everyone knows about. Your subject material has already been completely covered by other sources from top to bottom. It’s not often that I get the pleasure of writing about a completely unknown retro console. But that’ s exactly what happened when […]

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Quick Updates on the Complete NES Kickstart Project

Quick Updates on the Complete NES Kickstart Project

Sorry for the long delay, folks. The beautiful summer weather has been vying for my attention recently. I have a few quick updates for you. Retro VGS recently announced updates to some of their specs. The console includes HDMI 1.3 output and will come in various colors not unlike the old Nintendo 64 consoles. Check it out […]

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Retro VGS Vintage Video Game Console Brings Back Cartridges

Retro VGS Vintage Video Game Console Brings Back Cartridges

Have you been feeling a bit disconnected with the newest gen consoles? By now, I’m sure all of you have heard about the turmoil at Konami over their decision to pull the Silent Hill demo off of the Playstation network (along with the infighting and recent termination of legendary game designer Hideo Kojima). Unfortunately, we can’t […]

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Rarest and Most Expensive SNES Games Circa 2015

Rarest and Most Expensive SNES Games Circa 2015

Hey guys. If you recall, we ran a post on the most expensive SNES games a few years ago. These included not just the game cartridges themselves but also the manual, box, or even a CIB sale. I thought it may be interesting and worthwhile to go back through and check the prices in a […]

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New Gamestop Trade In Policy on Retro Game Collecting

New Gamestop Trade In Policy on Retro Game Collecting

Breaking news! The ailing brick-and-mortar video game chain Gamestop has just announced that they will join in the world of retro game collecting. They’ve finally changed their stance after seeing the many missed opportunities to cash in on retro games and the collectors who love them. To rebuild their stock of retro gems from yesteryear, the chain is […]

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Pre Order Exclusives and Other Goodies

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Pre Order Exclusives and Other Goodies

Hey, guys. The weekend is finally here! Quick update for GameSniped. My friend Tadpole just posted our last post on his Facebook page at The Video Game Collecting Community. Make sure you stop by his page and show it some love. He runs some cool stuff on his Facebook page. If you like what he’s […]

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Rarest Video Games Post 2000 – Collectors Editions and Other Goodies

Rarest Video Games Post 2000 – Collectors Editions and Other Goodies

Video game collecting broke into the mainstream news about a month ago when a pristine, unopened copy of Stadium Events (!) sold for around the $40,000 mark. Now look, I certainly don’t jive with the idea of paying for half of a home’s mortgage on an old video game. With that being said, Stadium Events nes represents […]

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Zelda Outlands: The Fan Made Legend of Zelda NES Game

Zelda Outlands: The Fan Made Legend of Zelda NES Game

I was reading back through older posts on the site and really enjoyed the post about Chrono Trigger Crimson Echoes. I know  many of you guys really enjoyed that post as well. So, I wanted to return to the subject of romhacking (or, more specifically, romhacking vintage video games). I’m not sure if you guys […]

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Chrono Trigger Ebay Listing for Custom SNES

Chrono Trigger Ebay Listing for Custom SNES

I was digging around on Ebay looking for SNES memorabilia like I normally do, and I stumbled upon this Chrono Trigger Ebay listing bid for this sweet custom SNES. The characters and artwork are are all painted onto the custom SNES to guarantee high quality (no cheap kiddie stickers here). Naturally, the console includes a custom SNES […]

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Arcade Weekends: Purchasing Rare Video Games from the Vintage Arcade Superstore

Uhhhh. I’ve had one of those weeks that just never seems to end. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Thankfully, we’ve almost reached the weekend (or as I like to call it: that time of the week when I play Contra on the NES for 48 hours straight). When I have a stressful […]

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