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Arcade1Up Reveals Mortal Kombat, Golden Tee, and More New Cabinets for...

At this year's CES, Arcade1Up revealed four new arcade cabinets for your home coming early in 2019, including classic arcades like Mortal Kombat, Final Fight, and more! Come inside to learn more about these upcoming arcades!

Super NES Classic

Like they did last year, Nintendo is bringing back one of their classic consoles in miniaturized form for gamers to enjoy.  While the SNES Classic could have easily been another simple cash-in, it comes with some new features (and even more impressive games) that take it a step further.  Come inside to check out my full review!  

Chip ‘N Dale, Ducktales, TaleSpin and More Disney NES Classics Coming...

It's time to get nostalgic as Capcom has announced the Disney Afternoon Collection, bringing together six NES games based on Disney's animated TV series from the 80s/90s.  Oh yes...it's a good day.  Come inside to learn more!

5 GameCube Games Deserving of an HD Remaster

Today marks the 15th anniversary of the GameCube's North American launch and while many gamers still feel the tiny console marked the beginning of the end for Nintendo's dominancy, it did give us some great titles worthy of remastered versions for the new generation. 

5 Great Retro Game Movie Tie-Ins

These days, movie tie-in games have developed a poor reputation, and seen mostly as quick and dirty cash-ins than enjoyable gaming experiences.  That wasn’t always the case, however, and back in the day, gamers were treated to some amazing games based on their favorite films.  Today, I’m looking back at some of the most enjoyable retro games that happen to be movie tie-ins! 

How Super Metroid Changed the Action Game Genre

The Metroid franchise has enjoyed a long life filled with amazing games. Prime, Echoes, Zero Missions, Other M, and so on are the more recent generations’ offerings, but these all pay tribute and merely build upon one of the most engaging games in the series; Super Metroid.  Why does this one stand out above all the others?  I'm breaking it down for you today. 

Retro Games that Deserve a Reboot: Dune

It's no secret that I'm a fan of real-time strategy games, Frank Herbert's Dune, and retro gaming.  When you put all of these together, you end up with a classic video game series; which has seen no love or glimmer of hope, in over a decade.  It's ashame too, considering many of the RTS tropes we're used to, started with this game franchise.  I think it's high time for this property to get the reboot it so rightly deserves, and today, I'm going to tell you exactly why. 

The Best Sony Exclusives: Metal Gear Solid

In 1998, Hideo Kojima released what would go on to become one of the most iconic franchises in video game history. Yes it is true that Metal Gear had a few games released before Metal Gear Solid, but the first Solid game is what became something great. From that day we have seen several variations of MGS on all kinds of consoles that have been truly groundbreaking in several ways. While MGS may not be entirely exclusive, it once was, and because of that…. it is one of Sony’s greatest PlayStation Exclusives.

The 8 Best Video Game Intros of the 90s

The 90s were a great time for the video game industry.  It saw the introduction of 3D graphics, and the rise of one of gaming’s biggest giant’s.  As the technology grew, developers were able to infuse story into their games like they had never been able to before.  Games had always had intros before, but now they could reach a more cinematic quality and be bigger than ever.  Since we’re discussing some of the best cutscenes in gaming this month, I thought I’d revisit the best gaming intros from the 90s.  

We Played the Crazy Japanese Boxing Game, Love Upper, So You...

Here at Cinelinx, we are gamers who care.  Gamers who care enough to play horrible video games so that you can avoid the shame, but still get the enjoyment of watching a 'trainwreck' happen before your eyes.  Thus comes thee first episode of a brand new series from The Fathergamer.  This time around we're playing the crazy boxing game Love Upper featuring scantily clad anime girls duking it out.  Come inside to take a look at this PS2 import! 

Casual Cinecast take on X-Men Dark Phoenix

Before the main review (Dark Phoenix), Mike, Chris, and special guest Peyton breakdown everything they’ve been watching and recent news from the last week...