Bring back… Inhumanoids (The League)

This post is another late submission to The League of Extraordinary Bloggers– you can consider this one extra credit, if you must… Bring it back! What product or media property would you like to see revived, and how would you imagine it being different today. (topic courtesy of Big J over at Nerd Rage Against the…

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Retro Video Game system of the moment: Vectrex (1982)

Back in the old days of video gaming… now I’m talkin’ the pre-NES/Sega days, the Atari 2600/Colecovision days of video gaming…. the best you could get were from the arcade machines and a handful of home computers and home systems, were innovative and exciting. In the early 1980’s, while we owned an Atari 2600 system…

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Double Dragon Neon is released (UPDATE)

Just in time to celebrate 25 years of Double Dragon, Double Dragon Neon has been released this month. Take a look at how Double Dragon has evolved and come full circle in the last 25 years.

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Retro Video Game of the moment: Street Surfer (1986)

I’ve played several games on the old Commodore 64, but few were as weird as Street Surfer! This game combines risky behavior with environmentally conscious objectives and is highlighted by a catchy Beach Boys-style soundtrack. Let me break down a few facts about the game: It’s a racing game, only you’re not racing a car,…

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Avoid the Noid

I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself. Hi, my name is Claymation Werewolf, and my areas of “expertise” are cartoons, puppets and horror! In 2011 I was able to slip through the cracks and hide amongst the elite in the retro blogging community. Happily, I now find myself out of my league, posting…

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Retro Video Game of the moment: ThunderCats: The Lost Eye of Thundera

Note: this post inspired by a poll posted last fall by friend of the show UnderScoopFIRE which asked “Which 80s property would make the best 2011 video game?“. Go check them out! Of the many 80’s cartoons that we talk about, one that continues to stay relevant today because of the impact of its characters…

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Das Racist – Who’s That? Brooown! & Break Street (YouTube)

Another retro banger! In 2010, Brooklyn hip hop group Das Racist (yeah, that’s their name!) put out this track– the title being a nod to Charlie Brown’s line from A Tribe Called Quest’s “Scenario”. Das Racist – Who’s That? Brooown! produced by Saba [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO] – YouTube. There are several old school NES and…

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