MSX 2 Computer Review

Friday, March 6th, 2015

An overview of the history, hardware, and software of the Philips VG-8235 from the perspective of a vintage computer collector. How do the pros and cons stack up, what games can you play on it, and is it worth the cost?

EA Shut Down Maxis.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Rest in peace, Maxis Emeryville! Wishing the best for all who are now without a job.

Minesweeper is Hardcore

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

You may think of Minesweeper as a game one only plays casually… but think again. Enjoy the history and making of the game, as well as some details on things like 3BV, NF, and competitive play!

Oddware – ICONtroller Review

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Overview and demonstration of the Suncom Technologies ICONtroller mouse-like thing from 1990. It’s a joystick, it’s a mouse, yet neither!

Tomy Waterful Ring-Toss Review

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Tomy’s Waterfuls were a thing from 1976 through the 90’s, somehow. Never underestimate the staying power of cheap children’s toys!

The Sims 1 Review

Friday, February 20th, 2015

This is the LGR review of The Sims from 2000. Covers the making of the game, the gatefold box, expansion packs, and heavy nostalgia. Celebrating fifteen years of simming!

Tiger Electronics Baseball Review

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Remember those cheap LCD handheld systems in the 80’s and 90’s? They didn’t all totally suck, believe it or not!

Age of Empires – PC Game Review

Friday, February 6th, 2015

One of the seminal real-time strategy games of the mid 1990’s, Age of Empires was an epic game of conquest and empire management. Wololo.

LGR Channel Trailer

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Finally, the official LGR channel trailer! Just in case you had no idea what you’d been watching this whole time.

CHAMP Arcade Games for DOS

Friday, January 30th, 2015

CHAMProgramming was a champion of arcade game conversions for MS-DOS! A retrospective of all their games, from CHAMP Kong onward.

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