retro games

Gaming

The Apple II Edutainment Game 'All About America' Was Cracked Just in Time for the Midterms

Brush up on some mostly-accurate US history with a game that came on floppy disks.
Samantha Cole
11.6.18
Fighting for You

An Indiana Orthodontist With a Huge Video Game Collection Is Running for Congress

Indiana’s Tod Curtis wants to bring his geek culture credentials to the US Congress.
Nicholas Deleon
7.3.17
XTREME

Here's the Sad Story of Sonic the Hedgehog's Lost Xbox Hoverboard Game

Developer Vision Scape produced a playable demo for Sega, which was later found in an Xbox dev kit.
Leif Johnson
5.8.17
human penis

The 'American Girls' PC Game's Text-To-Speech Feature Was Great for Dick Jokes

This is not what the developers had in mind.
Samantha Cole
4.21.17
spelunking

Meet the People Who’ve Been Making Tomb Raider Levels for 20 Years

These raiders have dedicated decades to uncovering the new possibilities of these old artifacts.
Jess Joho
3.11.17
death

20 Game Over Screens Worth Dying For

Motherboard's definitive, indisputable list of top Game Over screens.
Zack Kotzer
3.4.17
yippee ki-nay

Footage of ‘Die Hard 64’ Has Surfaced, and It Doesn't Look Great

Some games are abandoned for a reason.
Zach Budgor
2.28.17
Gaming

'Turok' Source Code Will Be Sold on eBay Soon, Thanks to Lucky Warehouse Find

An old SGI Indy computer that once belonged to Acclaim contains a "treasure trove" of vintage game assets.
Emanuel Maiberg
1.15.17
Gaming

Some Modders Have Spent Over a Year Remaking the Worst 'Sonic' Game for PC

Fans release Unity-powered demo for remake of widely panned 2006 'Sonic the Hedgehog' game.
Leif Johnson
1.7.17
Gaming

This Couple Tricked-Out Their Honda Accord and Made It a Roving Arcade

In San Francisco, one couple made their car a roaming video game arcade and took it to the streets.
Breena Kerr
12.11.16
Gaming

The Long-Lost SNES Version of 'Rayman' Has Been Found

Discovery of game's original file comes mere days after creator Michel Ancel mourned its loss.
Leif Johnson
10.23.16
Gaming

Desperate for Better Sonic Games, Fans Make Their Own

Fan-made Sonic game mixes 3D environments with '90s platforming nostalgia.
Leif Johnson
10.23.16
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