The Best Nintendo Wii Games Under $12

Cheapest Wii Games

I’ve been getting a lot of requests to update my cheap Wii games list, and it was very much out of date, so here’s the complete revision.Since Wii games are becoming more affordable, but not dirt cheap yet, I figured the $12 price point word be a good place to cover this, so I’ll list the top picks under that mark (Prices listed are an average eBay price and lowest … [ Read More... ]

Panel Discussion: Preserving the Digital Game Canon

A little over a week ago, I attended PAX East in Boston for the second time and was able to attend a few very interesting panels that were related to retro gaming.    My favorite panel of the bunch was entitled “Ten Games You Need to Play: The Digital Game Canon” put on by the IGDA (International Game Developers Association).   The title is a bit misleading as the panel didn’t really … [ Read More... ]

Racketboy Podcast #22 – PAX East 2011


Once again, the podcast ventured to PAX East to bring back interesting interviews for our listeners.  After some reflection by Dave and Nick about their experience this year, the rest of the podcast features interviews with a couple of the independent developers at this year’s show who were working on retro-inspired games.

Albert Reed, Studio Director @ Demiurge Studios – Shoot Many Robots

Albert Reed’s Demiurge Studios stared as a … [ Read More... ]

Racketboy Podcast #21 – Star Wars: Dark Forces Project Leader Daron Stinnett


Daron Stinnett, Dark Forces Project Leader

Daron Stinnett is a game industry veteran who is probably best known for his work at LucasArts.  Stinnett was project leader and programmer for this month’s Together Retro game Dark Forces and also worked on Falcon 3.0, the Western FPS Outlaws, the Star Wars Starfighter games, and a host of other well known titles.  In the interview, Daron reflects on his work … [ Read More... ]