Monthly Archives: November 2016

All the hottest Black Friday deals… from 1985

It’s Black Friday, why not enjoy these old, video game sales flyer scans courtesy of the old Lost Levels. Lots of non-video game related nostalgia here: other toys, board games, old logos, stores that no longer exist, CRT televisions, Casio … Continue reading

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The death of shmups

The shmup–or,¬†shoot-em-up, for those opposed to unfortunately sounding abbreviations–played an important role in the development of the medium of video games. Space Invaders and Galaga were instrumental in building the popularity of games both domestically and in Japan. Games like … Continue reading

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