Play This Atari 2600-style ‘Mortal Kombat’ homebrew game RIGHT NOW!!

Let’s say, theoretically, if Mortal Kombat went back in time to the days of River Raid, Adventure and Pitfall, then the result of this DeLorean-esque trip would probably look something like THIS, right? Also yes, that IS Scorpion up there; I’m at least 95% sure should I squint hard enough see how the yellow-and-black bits.  Anyway, this is old-school Atari 2600-style blocky graphics attempting to evoke the stype of the gory fighting game franchise in Mortal Kombat: Netherrealm Journey, which has been floating around the good ol’ interwebz for a while now, however I’ve just stumbled on it a couple of days ago while surfing the Information Superhighway and winding up at the Library of Atari YouTube channel. Continue reading “Play This Atari 2600-style ‘Mortal Kombat’ homebrew game RIGHT NOW!!”

Just Because A Gaming Console’s Discontinued, Doesn’t Mean The Games Stop Coming

When Nintendo showed of the Virtual Boy at the 1996 Electronic Entertainment Expo, along with it’s limited number of games, the big “N’s” early attempt at a 3-D portable gaming console was shunned by consumers and game developers. Less than eight months after hitting shelves, the Virtual Boy had seen its final game release, as Nintendo discontinued the system and cancelled every game it showed at E3 ’96.   Continue reading “Just Because A Gaming Console’s Discontinued, Doesn’t Mean The Games Stop Coming”