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Industry History

Through a series of articles, I detail the history of the video game industry in regards to specific companies, consoles, and pieces of hardware.

Game Consoles

In this section I provide in depth reviews of game consoles, past and present, from my own collection. Included are details about the consoles' history, specs, and hi-resolution pictures.

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A lot of first- and third-party hardware and software items are released that don't get the recognition that they deserve. In this section, I highlight some of the best.


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Learn about me, my collection, how I got started colleting, and where I can see my collection going in the future. I also detail why I decided to make this site, and provide a means for you to contact me.

Hardware Reviews

Sega Genesis 3-button Joystick

Mar 22, 2012

Sega 3-buttonThe Sega Genesis 3-button Arcade Stick joystick was released to coincide with the launch of the Sega Genesis. The 3-button arcade stick was designed to bring the true feeling of Sega's smash-hit arcade games to the home. The Sega 3-button Arcade Stick featured variable speed "Megafire" action buttons.Read More

Sega Genesis 6-button Joystick

Mar 22, 2012

Sega 6-buttonThe Sega Genesis 6-button Arcade Stick joystick was released in 1993 alongside Sega's redesigned Sega 6-button Arcade Pad gamepad. This udpated version of their 3-button joystick featured 3 additional action buttons, X, Y, and Z, and a traditional 3-over-3 layout.Read More

SNES Super Advantage Joystick

Mar 21, 2012

SNES Super AdvantageThe Super Advantage is a arcade-style joystick controller for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The Super Advantage was released in 1994 from Asciiware, and was the successor to the somewhat successful NES Advantage joystick originally released by Nintendo in 1987 for the Nintendo Entertainment System.Read More

Nes Advantage (NES-026)

Feb 23, 2012

NES AdvantageThe NES Advantage joystick was released by Nintendo in July of 1987. In the 1980s, arcades were extremely popular, and Nintendo decided to capitalize on this by bringing a bit of arcade feel to the home console market. The device is designed to mimic an arcade style joystick and bring the feeling of arcade style gameplay to its immensely popular NES console.Read More

Nes Max Controller (NES-027)

Feb 23, 2012

NES MaxThe NES Max was a controller released by Nintendo in 1988. The NES Max was designed to be a first-party alternative to the standard NES controller, and was designed to be more comfortable and have extended functionality via its turbo buttons and strange Cycloid d-pad.Read More

Segagaga (Dreamcast)

Feb 19, 2012

Segagaga (Dreamcast)Segagaga was released in Japan for the Sega Dreamcast on March 29, 2001. It was never released outside of Japan and was never translated to any other language. Due to its limited release and niche fanbase, Segagaga (or SGGG for short) is an extremely collectable game. In this article I go over a history of the game, and show what's included with the Limited Edition version.Read More

Genesis Virtua Racing / Sega SVP

Feb 06, 2012

Virtua Racing/SVPIn a last ditch effort to extend the life of the aging Genesis against the Super NES, and to reclaim its once steady hold on market share against Nintendo during the 16-bit console war, Sega designed the SVP platform - a technology that was to be the answer to 3D on the Genesis.Read More

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