Category Archives: Retro

Shadowrun Returns!

Seattle’s best! The Kickstarter phenomenon of 2012 has been very expensive for me.  I have already supported several projects, but when they announced a proper return to the Shadowrun universe, I could not resist.  I was fascinated by Shadowrun’s bold … Continue reading

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Daytona USA…XBLA

From the arcade, to the Saturn, to the Dreamcast…to the Xbox 360! First Place BEGINNER – Win a BEGINNER Course in ARCADE Mode (any difficulty level is ok)                                                                                     Gamerscore = 10 Unlocked on 28/03/2012 When Daytona USA went on sale … Continue reading

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Middle-aged Wasteland

From the ashes, from inXile, the father of Fallout! I was fifteen years old when the classic PC role-playing game Wasteland entered into my gaming lexicon.  I was already well into computer role-playing games at this time by cutting my … Continue reading

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Up Next: Silent Hill HD Collection

Something wicked this way comes… After several days away I am back in the really-real world…only to launch myself back into the unreal nightmare that is the town of Silent Hill.  Silent Hill is one of my favourite gaming franchises … Continue reading

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Feeling Lucky & Wild

Is it a shooter? A driving game? It is both! In over 1,100 posts here at the Haunted House I do not think I have ever posted on an arcade game while it is still in the arcade.  Well today … Continue reading

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Jet Set Radio Grinding to XBLA!

Not the ‘Future’…but this Retro is Set to Jet! The Sega Dreamcast produced many a beloved franchises in its short lifespan, but one of the most popular and influential franchises to be birthed from this time was Jet Set Radio … Continue reading

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Game Room Revival on my Windows Phone 7

Enjoying my arcade classics on the go! Unidentified Flying Object – Shot down 10 UFOs in ranked mode Gamerscore = 30     Unlocked on 2/11/2012 I am probably one of the last supporters or blogger that still blogs about Microsoft’s failed … Continue reading

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