In May of 1980, the world’s first genuinely marketable video game character made his debut and showed the public that video games were more than just “pew-pew”s and strolls through … Continue readingGaming’s Biggest Icon Celebrates His 42ND Anniversary
If there’s one aspect of game design that I’ve always felt gets severely overlooked, it’s the sound department. Gameplay has always come first and foremost to me as a player … Continue readingVideo Games Are Joining the Grammys Starting Next Year
Indie developers typically chase the generations following the arcades regarding their source of inspiration. We’ve seen mountains upon mountains of “NES throwbacks” in the past ten years, so seeing a brand new … Continue readingGalacticon Is a Fresh Arcade Game in 2022 With a $500 Grand Prize
The “mini” throwback consoles that have been released within the past few years, such as the Sega Genesis Mini, were arguably the best of the pack. It did not suffer … Continue readingSega Announces Sega Genesis Mini 2- Will Include Sega CD Games
You all know that we have our sister channel on YouTube?! If you didn’t know all our video content goes on Anime Pad TV!! It’s a great place to see … Continue readingThe Latest Update From Anime Pad TV!
The past five years have seen many remakes, reboots, and remasters from Sega. Spearheaded by Sonic Mania in 2017, we’ve seen new installments in the Super Monkey Ball and Yakuza franchises alongside a somewhat controversial (at … Continue readingSega Will Be Reviving Even More Franchises by 2023
Konichiwa! Are you familiar with Anime Central (ACen), Chicago’s and the Midwest’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese popular culture convention?! If you answered yes, they’re back, bigger and better than … Continue readingAnime Central Convention 2022
It’s 2022, and we’re looking forward to another year of Dream Con. It feels like we just left Dream Con because they’ve been keeping us hype all year long. Not … Continue readingDream Con 2022 Is Just 2 Dreams Away