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  • A Fateful Encounter at Trade-N-Games
    Last weekend, Aaron and I found ourselves at our absolute favorite retro video game store, Trade n Games in Fenton, MO. The owner, Jason, has one of the most amazing video game collections in the country. (Seriously, you should check out this video featuring John Riggs and Radical Reggie going on a tour of Jason’s personal collection.) In addition to Continue Reading...
  • A Trip to the Pokemon Regional Championship
    Yesterday, I got to do something that I have always wanted to do as a Pokemon fan; Aaron took me to the Pokemon Regional Championships (Saint Louis) in Collinsville, IL. The Pokemon Company International holds tournaments every year to find the best Pokemon players all over the world. Regional tournaments are held in every region of the United States (as Continue Reading...
  • Ode to Game Monster
    Part 1 - The Legend of Game Monster Aaron: It's a pretty tough pill to swallow; no one wants to see something that has made a solid impact on your life just fade away. Sadly, that time has come in our lives here in the Midwest. One of our local retro stores is closing up shop for good, and it stings. Continue Reading...
  • Thrifting Blog: Issue 6
    Hey readers, long time no thrift! I’d like to apologize for my hiatus. Today in the great state of [REDACTED]. It was a whopping one degree outside. Combined with the wind chill, we had a “real feel” of minus twenty degrees. Yikes. Despite the crap weather, my mom and I crawled out of our recently-gutted Taun-Tauns and managed to get Continue Reading...
  • Thrifting Blog: Issue 5
    End of Summer Thrifts: Last Friday, we visited not one, not two but THREE Goodwill stores in one day. A Thriftathalon, if you will. Store #1: The local Goodwill: As usual, I search the “high roller” cabinet first. This is usually where the new, Target castoff video games are kept. Additionally, this is where the Goodwill employees put smaller video Continue Reading...

 

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The Latest Reviews


  • Vintage Pac-Man Lunch Box | Toybox Spotlight
    We'll get to the good stuff, but first a little background. A few months back I mentioned in our "Ode to Game Monster" article that the Main Street area we live near was experiencing a downward swing and losing some longtime stores and businesses. One of those places we ended up losing was a consignment and antique store called "The Continue Reading...
  • Sonic Adventure Collection | Toybox Spotlight
    A launch title for the Sega Dreamcast, Sonic Adventure hit store shelves when the Dreamcast made its debut in the US on September 9th 1999. This was the first time the public had seen the beloved Blue Blur in his own fully 3D game. Though the fastest thing alive had ventured into isometric games on the Sega Genesis and Sega Continue Reading...
  • NECA NES Jason Voorhees | Toybox Spotlight
    First off, allow me to welcome you to the Toybox! A new section where we will discuss and talk about some of the great things that lurk around in our collection that wouldn't be showcased in any other article. Think of this as a sort of "catch-all" for any and everything interesting we want to share from our personal collection. Continue Reading...
  • Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots Arena | Video Review
    A trip down memory lane to a toy filled time where Mattel decided to break from the normal formula of just boxing and went for a straight up fighting/brawler game. Arguably the one of the best soundtracks of all time....
  • Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis | Video Review
    With Jurassic World: Evolution announced for 2018, I can't help but feel the hype and desire to make a review for one of my favorite games in the Park Management & Simulation genre. So I did. Neat, huh?...
  • GameBoy Camera | Video Review
    The next review is of the old mediocrity that is the GameBoy Camera. A neat little peripheral that some photographers have been able to squeeze creative magic out of. However, the average consumer won't find much more than a cute gimmick with a few interesting options and features....
  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards | Video Review
    The first in a line of video reviews by Aaron! The series is a mostly serious and informative look at both the content and history of the games that are being reviewed. Don't fret though, humor is injected here and there for those of you who want a little comedy. The Next Review is the GameBoy Camera. Enjoy!...
  • Persona 5: Fast Times at Shujin Academy
    Contrary to the meme-worthy hit battle song "Last Surprise", I did see this coming. Persona 5 was nothing short of a breakthrough success for Atlus and the long running JRPG (Japanese Role Playing Game). It was the largest debut in the series reaching #1 on the sales chart, and it is also the first JRGP game to do this since Ni Continue Reading...
  • Dead Cells: A Smash-Hit in the Making
    Metroidvania with a dash of Souls Dead Cells is what I'd call a brilliant amalgamation of various genres and styles. It's one of the latest (released on May 10th) games to hit the Steam Early-Access page and is already rocketing off to high acclaim with the store's customers. Currently the game is sporting a 96% approval rating at the time Continue Reading...
  • A Slice of Life…and Pokemon Puzzle Challenge
    Pokémon Puzzle Challenge for the Gameboy Color…one of many, many, spinoff games that came out during the latter part of Pokemania—the time when Pokémon paraphernalia could be seen in literally every room in my childhood house.  Pokémon beach towels and body wash in the bathroom, Pokémon toys and games galore in our bedrooms, Pokémon-themed kickballs and Frisbees in the garage, Continue Reading...