New Ocarina of Time VHS Beta Footage Found

Over on YouTube the channel Hard4Games, which explores rare and obscure hardware, as well as fan-made mods, hardware prototypes and regularly upload lost or difficult to find footage of old games, has posted a new video showing some beta footage of The Legend of Zelda:…

The Nintendo PlayStation Prototype is Up for Sale

A few years ago the discovery of a prototype for the Nintendo PlayStation console, which is essentially a Super Nintendo system with a CD drive manufactured by Sony, sent collectors and video game historians into meltdown. The fabled system was originally planned to release in…

Nintendo 64 – The Console With a Distorted Legacy

Many people look back upon the Nintendo 64 with adoration. I’ve spoken to many gamers over the years who rank the system as one of their all-time favourites, declaring their love for the many excellent Nintendo and RareWare titles. I used to be one of…

Shenmue III is Simultaneously a Surreal and Disappointing Experience

The build-up to the release of Shenmue for the Dreamcast in 2000 was intense if you were a fan of Sega back in the day. Sega’s final home console got off to a fast start in the west, with its first 24 hours breaking a…

Hardware Spotlight – 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

We all know consoles such as the Atari 2600, the NES and SNES, the Mega Drive, the PlayStation and PlayStation 2, and the Xbox 360. These systems, among others, are the ones which have helped shape the modern video gaming industry the most. They are…