Arcade Obscura : Sportsball – Episode 039

It’s time for another Arcade Obscura where each of the hosts pitch their choice of underrated or underappreciated sports-based arcade game. PastBlaster serves up a gorgeous attract mode, but may not deliver on the gameplay. Mr. SNK comes out of… Read more

By PastBlaster | 0

NBA Jam – Episode 037

It’s our 37th episode (in a row) and we’re crashing the net with our most requested sports game – NBA Jam. We break down all the boomshakala basics and dig deep to uncover some little known facts with the help… Read more

By PastBlaster | 0

Pac-Man 1983 – Episode 032

We go Pac in time to review the Pac-Man games of 1983: Pac & Pal, Professor Pac-Man, and Jr. Pac-Man. Namco and Bally/Midway are not happy with each other and it’s leading to a messy divorce. Pac-Man gets a pal… Read more

By PastBlaster | 1

Pac-Man 1982 – Episode 031

Our Pac-xploration continues as we talk about the remaining Pac-Man games of 1982: Pac-Man Plus, Super Pac-Man, and Baby Pac-Man. Bally and Midway get into “quantity over quality”, Namco follows up Puck-Man with their first official sequel, and pinball (which… Read more

By PastBlaster | 0

Ms. Pac-Man – Episode 030

Honey, doncha you know, she’s more than Pac-Man with a bow! The Pac series continues with the ultimate genderbend – Ms. Pac-Man. We waka-waka-walka through the crazy origins of the best Pac-Man game (don’t AtGames us) as we explore its… Read more

By PastBlaster | 0

Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo – Episode 018

Capcom brings us the perfect mix of fisticuffs with gem debuffs – plus a heavy dose of chibi – with Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo. What is the connection between puzzles and violence that makes us love this game so… Read more

By PastBlaster | 3

Arcade Obscura (Invaders from Space) – Episode 012

We’re bringing the Invaders from Space miniseries in for a landing as the co-hosts talk about their pick for underrated or obscure space shooter. Did Mr. SNK and PastBlaster switch brains? Is it possible to have romantic feelings for huge… Read more

By PastBlaster | 0

Galaga – Episode 010

We revisit Namco to talk about what they built on with Galaxian to bring us (arguably) the best arcade game ever – Galaga! What does an extinct species of shark have to do with spaceships? What is the proper way… Read more

By PastBlaster | 0

The 5 Most Bodacious Retro TMNT Bosses

2016 is a big year for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Their latest animated series on Nickelodeon is in its fourth season. Platinum Games is coming out with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. The second of the rebooted… Read more

By LaserTimeContributor | 2

Rare Replay – Let’s Do This!

Join us for our weekly stream that we do every Tuesday starting at 3PM Pacific Time. Today’s game? We’re diving deep into the impressive collection of classic games from our old favorite developer, Rare… [UPDATE: Rare Replay gameplay embedded below… Read more

By C.Ant | 2