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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore | Switchmania Playcast Episode 37

Is there an impending gloom and doom coming for limited companies? This week we go over a lot of collecting nuances for the Switch, what is available, and Barry tries to sell us on Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore that was released last month. This should be a fun one! Continue reading

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Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest “ReVamped” | VGBS Retro Reimagined

After a bit of a retro holiday…VGBS Gaming Podcast is back and with a new adventure for everyone to join us on! In this episode we jump into the amazing world of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest, but the way it should be played. Continue reading

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Upcoming Projects and Updates for the New Year

Happy 2020 Everyone! We have a ton of things in store for everyone this year and hope you will join us on this wild journey. Continue reading

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Most Popular Games from JJGames!

Retro Gamers Rejoice: This New Infographic Shows the Most Popular Consoles/Games by State From the original Zelda games on the NES to GoldenEye 007 on the N64 and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the PS2, we take a look … Continue reading

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What’s Going on at Hagen’s Alley Books

While I haven’t posted as much as usual, I’m still around! With getting Hidden Gaming Gems ready for printing, and working a ton of hours during my day job, updates have been few and far between here. Here are a … Continue reading

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Holy Diver Limited Edition Unboxing – Is it part of a “NES US Set”?

Brand new NES games are something that I truly enjoy about gaming nowadays. As time goes on, and people become more and more talented, the quality of releases has steadily increased. Fast forward to Retro-Bit and their newest release on … Continue reading

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Games I’ve Recently Beaten – Knight ‘n’ Grail – Commodore 64

2012 – Psytronik Software

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VGBS Live 19 – Hidden Gaming Gems @ Midwest Gaming Classic 2018

For our third annual VGBS Live Panel at Midwest Gaming Classic 2018, we are talking about our favorite Hidden Gaming Gems for tons of consoles! Continue reading

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Definitive Complete SNES Shipping Update

It’s been a month since the last progress report so it’s time to update everyone once again on where the Definitive Complete SNES books are at.

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New Book – The Complete Nintendo Switch!

It’s time to announce the 10th book from Hagen’s Alley… Due to the success of The Complete NES and The Complete SNES, we are proud to announce our next book(s) in the series….The Complete Switch!

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Gamer’s Guide: Ni No Kuni Teaches Us How to Grieve Over Death

Before we dive into Ni No Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom, let’s take a look back at Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. This excellent game by Level-5 Studio tackles depression and the grieving process in a way … Continue reading

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Gamer’s Guide: Christianity is a LIE | The TRUTH About Bayonetta Part II

God doesn’t exist. At least, not in the way we all think. On this week of Gamer’s Guide we take a deeper look into how theology and our perceptions of God through the lens of Nintendo’s Bayonetta.

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Gamer’s Guide: The Traumatized Children of EARTHBOUND

Earthbound is so much more than a story about four kids saving the world from an evil alien overlord. It’s about a group of kids playing a tabletop game to process just how dark and harrowing the world we live … Continue reading

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Year of the Switch – Top 10 of 2017

This year has been a ridiculously amazing one for gaming, especially with Nintendo’s newest console coming out. There have been so many amazing games for the Switch that it’s tough to even narrow my favorites to 10! While #1 and … Continue reading

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Mega Cat Studios – NES Homebrew Highlights

Mega Cat Studios is a Homebrew game publisher that has a team of passionate creators doing all sorts of awesome projects. This article is going to focus on their newest NES games that they have available and my thoughts on … Continue reading

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