Rise and Fall of a Japanese Gaming Empire: This is a look back at the company that was once the forefront of gaming. Before Sony took over the industry, it was Sega spearheading with the successful Mega Drive/ Genesis. It all ended with the Dreamcast. This is the story of the former gaming champion!

Portland Retro Gaming Expo was this last weekend and it was well worth the journey. It didn't matter what people were there for, from the arcade games and pinball, Tetris World Championship, to the panels and the vendors there was something for every kind of gamer. This may be the best retro gaming expo the United States has to offer.

The Cinelinx team is wrapping up their month long look at the best Nintendo Exclusive video games to ever be released. Today they're listing out the best games they're still playing.

"Online gaming publication IGN has decided to gather together and listed their 125 all-time favourite Nintendo games of all-time. Given how many classic games the company has produced it clearly wasn’t a very easy task. You can watch the video to find which game the publication deems the best Nintendo game of all-time."

While it's not the first game i played (Killer Instinct ftw) the first title i ever completed was Super Mario World. After borrowing the game from my half-sister I spent countless hours seated in front of the televison collecting coins, stomping on Goombas, and basically doing whatever it took to thwart Bowsers evil plans. Despite this being back in days when I pretty much liked any game I played, even my 3 year old brain could tell there was something extra special about Super Mario World. B...

Join John and Erik for this special retro edition where they talk about the Dreamcast turning 15, Retroscribe closing its doors, games we have picked up and more!

Join John and Erik where they talk Console War by Blake J Harris, our review of Boogerman, retro finds and more! Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher Radio!

"The following five game consoles in our humble opinion should be added to your bucket list. These silicon chipped monsters are the most awesome machines ever released for gamers and we are here to tell you why these are worth playing!"

Retroscribe is a game rental service which caters to Retro Gamers. The RetroN 5 is Hyperkin's new multi-function game console that fans of retro gaming have eagerly purchased. These two go hand in hand, the Gamer's Lounge has taken the time to break down both.

The title says it all. The RetroN 5 has caused the demand for retro games to go up. Is this because everyone thinks they have a gaming goldmine? Does this mean the price will climb? How does this affect collectors?

Move over Gamefly, there is a new online rental service in town. RetroScribe, a new rental service for retro games. Thats right, NES, SNES, Genesis and N64 games shipped right to your door.

John and Erik finally have there hands on the new RetroN 5 and have put in some play time on the system. Here is there review and feelings on this long awaited console.

Join John and Erik this month for an interview with Bill Hecklick, founder of Retroscribe, the Gamefly for Retro Games. We also share our feelings on the RetroN 5, Repro carts and more!