Super Mario Maker 3DS sounds like a match made in heaven for Super Mario Maker fans from the Wii U version. Being able to create Mario Maker levels on the go? Sounds like a dream come true. But Super Mario Maker 3DS fails in one key aspect that brings the whole experience crashing down.
The Nintendo Switch is coming in March, and with rumors of The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild for Switch being delayed, Nintendo fans are up in arms. But the Nintendo Switch needs Mario and Pokemon, not Zelda, at the launch of the Nintendo Switch to ensure success. Find out why!
Resident Evil 7 is coming out in January, and of course a Collector’s Edition is on the way. The Collector’s Edition goodies were revealed recently, and it looks to be an impressive list of Resident Evil goodies. But one thing appears to be missing from this Resident Evil 7 Collector’s Edition that is absolutely mind blowing….
The PS4 Pro has a great feature, where 3rd party developers can charge for patches on current PS4 games. Wait, that’s not a great feature at all! Find out all the details about developers being able to charge for patches on current PS4 games on the PS4 Pro!
Polygon.com is by far one of the worst gaming websites out there. Lately they have been pushing social agenda’s by attempting to make video games soft by criticizing any little thing as sexist, insensitive, and etc. RGT 85 takes a look at two recent Polygon written pieces and shows you just how warped these people are.
The NES is a diverse console and a favorite with retro game collectors, and we all know the great games for the console. But what about the games that were technical marvels? The NES was filled with games that you might not remember that pushed the NES to it’s limits, and Hardware Pushers is a new series to honor those games!
The NES is over 30 years old, but new consoles, games, and controllers are still coming out for the system. Since NES controllers damage over time (mostly from throwing them), I picked up a Cirka N85 Controller for my NES. How does it perform? Let’s find out!
Video game and retro game collecting is a huge part of nerd and modern culture, and one documentary looks to showcase the true story behind this cultural phenomenon that has been growing steadily over the past few years. Learn all about The Bits of Yesterday, which is currently on Kickstarter!
The Nintendo Switch (formerly the Nintendo NX) was just showcased via a brand new trailer today, and many in the Nintendo community are excited for the console. While the Nintendo Switch does look like an interesting piece of hardware, I do have some questions and concerns about the Nintendo Switch. Find out what I’m talking about!
Duke Nukem is back to his roots with Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour, on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam. Is Duke Nukem still alive and kicking, or should he have been left in the past? Find out in this review of Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour for the PS4!
Mighty No 9 has been blasted since the Kickstarter issues, and upon release was given harsh scores by critics. After a few months, RGT 85 decided to pick up Mighty No 9 to review it, and guess what? Mighty No 9 doesn’t suck. Find out all the details in this review of Mighty No 9! The Wii U version of Mighty No 9 was used in this review.
Limited Run Games and Mighty Rabbit Studios are making quite the splash in the gaming scene, and RGT 85 had the chance to go visit them. Check out this tour of Limited Run Games and Mighty Rabbit Studios, and see who’s behind the company making noise in the gaming community!
Castlevania has turned 30! To celebrate this,RGT 85 decided to take a look at the Castlevania NES Trilogy as these 3 games were an important part of many childhoods and are still important in modern gaming.
Emulators and flash carts are always an interesting topic, but RGT 85 feels that emulators are actually good for gaming and helpful in many ways. Are emulators killing the gaming industry? Not at all! Find out why in this episode of Ask RGT 85!
The PS4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio are ushering in the era of home console 4K console games, but is this push needed already? Is 1080P fully explored? Are there enough 4K TV owners to warrant this? RGT 85 shares his thoughts.
The Nintendo NX is supposed to launch in March 2017, but is the system still on schedule? RGT 85 feels the Nintendo NX will be delayed until later in 2017, and has a few reasons why. Do you think the Nintendo NX will be delayed?
Elder Scrolls and Fallout seem to get a pass for being buggy and glitchy because they are made by Bethesda. But why is this? Would any other company get this sort of free pass?
The Nintendo NX release date is scheduled for March, and in this episode of Ask RGT 85, I was asked what 5 Nintendo Franchises I wanted to see on the Nintendo NX. Some of the answers may surprise you!
Today Nintendo announced Super Mario Run for iPhone (and Android) devices. Super Mario Run is Mario’s debut on cell phones, but Nintendo needs to be very careful with this game. Find out why!
The retroUSB AVS promises to bring your NES carts into HD, and also adds modern touches to the console. Does the retroUSB AVS deliver on it’s promises, or does it fall short of expectations? RGT 85 dives in and finds out!
The Atari Jaguar is often thought to be a bad console, but is that fair? Join RGT 85 as he takes a look at the Atari Jaguar, after never owning one a kid, to see if the Jaguar is worth it and if it’s a crappy cat, or a frisky feline!
Nintendo has recently shut down a Metroid 2 remake called Another Metroid 2 Remake and removed issues of Nintendo Power from Archive.Org. Is Nintendo going overboard with these decisions or are they right to do so? RGT 85 takes a look at both of these situations in the latest Ask RGT 85!
Buying games on eBay is much harder than it was 10 years ago. With the gaming market, especially the retro community, developing an economy for rarer games, the deals we once got on eBay have become a distant memory. Or have they? You can still get lots of…
With the rise of online purchases, many large chain retailers are feeling the crunch and starting to go under. Video games are no exception, as in the US only one large chain remains: GameStop. But with the shift in gaming from physical to digital, are GameStop’s days numbered?
The NES Mini appears to have a “new foe” on the horizon with the ATGames Mega Drive, which features 80 games,according to gaming media, but ATGames has a long track record of crap. RGT 85 explains why there is no competition and why you shouldn’t be too excited about the latest ATGames product.
The NES is undeniably one of the greatest consoles of all time with a large and varied library. With so many games releasing on the console, there are bound to be some overlooked games and hidden gems in the NES collection. RGT 85 takes a look at some of these NES Hidden Gems!
Video game controversies are always a fun topic to discuss, but what about ones that involve the Government? RGT 85 takes a look at his Top 5 Video Game Controversies Involving the Government in his latest video!
E.T. for the Atari 2600 is commonly referred to as the worst game ever. But is it really? RGT 85 investigates whether or not this notorious game is worthy of the moniker it has been given!
Resident Evil was nearly complete to release on the Game Boy Color, but never saw an official release. Learn the history of the forgotten Resident Evil port, how it came to be, and check out the unofficial release of this game in this review.
Tetris is a classic game, and probably the last game you would think would be a movie. Now a Tetris Movie Trilogy is incoming, and RGT 85 is very confused as to why!
Big name and spiritual successor Kickstarter’s like Mighty No. 9 have lofty expectations to live up to, but are all they all doomed to fail in the eyes of the fans and those who pledge their hard earned money towards these projects? RGT 85 shares his thoughts on the subject.
E3 2016 is starting to wind down, and after all the crazy conferences you are left with a myriad of games to savor and drool over until they release. But what were the best of the best? RGT 85 breaks down his Top 5 Games of E3 2016! What were yours?
E3 2016 is proving one thing: The PS4 and Xbox One are being replaced with the PlayStation Neo and Xbox Scorpio. Is console gaming finally coming to an end with lifecycles so short? RGT 85 shares his thoughts!
Virtual Reality is quietly approaching, with PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and more invading the gaming space. Is Virtual Reality the next big thing in gaming, or is it yet another fad that will be forgotten in a few years time? RGT 85 takes a look at the history of console gaming and VR, and tries to figure out just what impact VR will have!
What used to be exclusive to the PC, many console games have been coming out lately that are online only games. Should developers be charging $60 for these games? And are they worth the full retail price knowing that at any time a server shutdown can happen? RGT 85 shares his thoughts.
Working at any retail location can be a nightmare, and robberies do occur. A GameStop in Silver Spring, MD was the target of an armed robbery last week, but one brave little 7 year old boy wasn’t letting the robbers go down without a fight. Thankfully no one was injured in the event.
The Sega Dreamcast was Sega’s final console ever, and many have forgotten just how awesome of a system it was. In this video, RGT 85 takes a look at some Dreamcast Hidden Gems that you might have missed out on!
Virtua Fighter was a staple in Arcade’s in the mid-90’s, and found a great following on the Saturn and Dreamcast as well during the prime of the series. Another version of Virtua Fighter was released quietly on the Sega Genesis however, and it seems like time has forgotten this game. Is it worth checking out though? Let’s find out!
Two things usually don’t mix well with video games: religion and politics. A Pastor in Texas however didn’t seem to get the memo on this, and said some rather shocking things about males over the age of 18 who play video games!
Star Fox Zero just hit the Wii U, but can it upstage Star Fox 64 as the better Star Fox game? Let’s take a look and battle these two juggernauts together! What’s your favorite Star Fox? Let me know in comments below!