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Nintendo Switch system review

In this video I review the latest Nintendo Switch. I do an overview on the system, and talk about both what I like and don’t like about it. Correction including the Virtual Boy, this is the 8th Nintendo home console …

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Analogue NT Mini system review – most advanced NES clone

In this video I review the new Analogue NT Mini system. It’s the most advanced NES clone to hit the market as well as the most expensive. Is it worth the asking price? Let’s find out. The Analogue NT Mini …

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New Nintendo NES Classic Mini review

I review the new NES CLassic Mini by Nintendo. How is it? What are the positives? Are are some things that aren’t so great? Let’s find out… For more video gaming news and reviews, visit my website: http://gamester81.com Follow me …

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GamerzTek (Raspberry Pi 3) Emu Kit review

Here is my review over the new GamerzTek Emu Raspberry Pi 3 kit. They are shipping out in mid-August, and more info about GamerzTek EMU kit can be found here: http://www.gamerztek.com/ Music in this video was provided by Ben Allen …

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Retro Freak (10+ consoles in 1) System Review

So how is the Retro Freak? Is it better than the RetroN 5 by Hyperkin? Let’s find out. For more video gaming news and reviews, visit my website: http://gamester81.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81Fa… Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamester81 Instagram: http://instagram.com/gamester81 Gamester81 Shirts: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/collecti… My other channels: Starwarsnut77: https://www.youtube.com/user/starwars… …

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The Ultimate Ouya System – 1,000’s of Retro Games!!!

In this video I review an Ouya that is modded to play a bunch of different emulators from the Atari 2600 up to even the N64. What do you guys think about emulation? Subscribe to Damian’s channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOFobql-HzHnd0cTQIDmuFg Music …

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Nintendo GBA BUYING GUIDE & Recommended Games

Metal Jesus & Reggie tell you what model of Nintendo Game Boy Advance you should buy, what accessories to look out for and what GBA games you should pick up Day 1. The GBA is a great handheld and this …

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32-Bit Yeno TV Game Console system review

In this video I review the Yeno TV Game console by Lexibook. It has 200 build it games in it, so it is any good? For more video gaming news and reviews, visit my website: http://gamester81.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81Fa… Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamester81 …

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Atari Lynx handheld system review

  Here is my review over the Atari Lynx handheld system. This is one of the first handheld systems that I ever owned. Website: http://gamester81.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81Fa… Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamester81 Instagram: http://instagram.com/gamester81 Gamester81 Shirts: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/category… My other channels: Starwarsnut77: https://www.youtube.com/user/starwars… NEStalgiaholic: https://www.youtube.com/user/NEStalgi… Gamester81Arcade: https://www.youtube.com/user/gamester… For additional …

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Nintendo Dolphin prototype NPDP-GDEV & DHH System Review

In this video I review two Dolphin development systems for the Nintendo Gamecube. I show how they were set up, and brief history about the Gamecube itself. Website: http://gamester81.com My Star Wars fan site: http://swnut77.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81Fa… Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamester81 Instagram: http://instagram.com/gamester81 Help …

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New Gamerz Tek 8-Bit Entertainment System Review

In this video I review the new 8 Bit Entertainment System by Gamerz Tek. This is a new clone console for the Nintendo Entertainment System that just came out and can play more games than most other clone consoles. You …

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New Intellivision Flashback System Review

Here is a review over the new Intellivision Flashback 60 in 1 system. Is it worth getting? Find out here. Check out Stoneagegamer.com: http://stoneagegamer.com For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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New ColecoVision Flashback System Review

Here is my review over the brand new ColecoVision Flashback system (coming out in October).  It’s a ColecoVision plug and play system that has 60 built in games in one. Check out Stoneagegamer.com: http://www.stoneagegamer.com/ For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here …

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Rare Sega CDX System Review

  I review the Sega CDX system that came out in 1994.  Is it worth picking up? Find out here. The Ultra CD Backup RAM cart is available at: http://www.stoneagegamer.com/sega/sega-cd/systems-accessories-en-3/ For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Atari 5200 System Review

I review the Atari 5200 which came out in 1982. Some consider it one of the worst systems of all time.  So how is it really? Check out Stoneagegamer.com here:  http://www.stoneagegamer.com/ For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 …

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The Worst Gaming System Ever! The LJN Video Art System Review

I review the worst system of all time…the LJN Video Art which came out in 1987. So what makes it so bad?  Find out here. Check out Stoneagegamer.com here: http://www.stoneagegamer.com For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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G42 Review Retron 5

In this video Grimsie42 does a G42 review on a new console he’s been eagerly anticipating, the Retron5.  Grimsie42 will give his thoughts on the console, and also show some video footage of the system in action.  In addition he will …

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RetroN 5 System Review

Unboxing & Overview: Testing & Final Thoughts: I review the new RetroN 5 by Hyperkin.  I do an unboxing, overview, test the system and share my final thoughts. Available at Stoneagegamer.com: http://www.stoneagegamer.com/ For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the …

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Vectrex: A Retrospective

  Do you like 80’s pop culture? Do you like Video Games? Do you want to know more about both of those things? If the answer is yes, be sure to check out this retrospective look at the Vectrex! For …

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Retro Duo Portable v 2.0 System Reveiw

Here is my review over the new Retro Duo Portable v 2.0. It can play SNES, NES, Genesis and more.  So how is it? Find out here…   For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Retro Duo Portable V2.0 Review

 

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Xbox One System Review

  Unboxing & Overview: Dashboard, Gameplay & First Impressions:   For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Sega Nomad Review

Here is my review over the Sega Nomad. Released in 1995, the Sega Nomad was Sega’s last handheld they released, and it was only available in North America.  Find out both the pros and cons about this unique portable Sega …

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History of Consoles: Telegames Personal Arcade System (1988)

Console: Telegames Personal Arcade Manufacturer: Telegames Availability:  1988 Original Cost: $40 ($89.93 including inflation) History:  On February 1986 Bit Corporation released the DINA 2 in 1 system, or often times known simply as DINA.  Bit Corporation was a Taiwanese company that had previously released …

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Power Kracker System Review

I picked up this plug in play system called “The Power Kracker” for only $14 at my local swamp meet.  It advertises that it has 76,000 built in games.  So how is it? Find out here. Check out Stoneagegamer.com. Click …

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Rare Atari 2700 Prototype System Review

I sit down and talk with Joe Cody from atari2600.com  and we review the Atari 2700 prototype system.  We talk about the history of the console, explain what it can do and why it never came to be.  This is the …

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Ouya System Review

Overview & Unboxing: Gameplay & Final Thoughts: The Ouya came out for retail back in June 2013, and has had lukewarm reviews. Here is my overview, unboxing, examples of gameplay and my final thoughts.  For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here …

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Retron 3 Unboxing & Review

  Have you wanted to know how those three-in-one, knock off retro consoles work? Well, this is the video for you! In this video, Erek unboxes and reviews the Retron 3 by Hyperkin. Check it out! For additional posts by …

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History of Consoles: TurboGrafx 16 (1989)

Console: TurboGrafx 16 Entertainment SuperSystem Manufacturer: NEC Corporation Availability:  August 19th, 1989 Original Cost: $199.99 ($376.60 including inflation) History: The TurboGrafx 16 Entertainment SuperSystem or better known as the TurboGrafx 16, or the TG-16, was developed by both Hudson Soft and …

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Coleco ADAM Computer Review

Part 1: Part 2:   I join Joe Cody from Atari2600.com and we review the Coleco ADAM computer, which ultimately killed Coleco. Why did it do so bad? What could it do?  Find out more here. The ADAM and other …

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Rare Xbox Debug System Review

This is a review over the debug system for the original Xbox.  This system was only used by Microsoft employees at their office and was used to help develop and debug games. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the …

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Bandai WonderSwan Color System Review

Bandai released the WonderSwan in Japan in 1999 to compete with the Game Boy line.  This is a review over the WonderSwan Color which is similar to the original WonderSwan but displays color. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join …

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History of Consoles: SEGA SG-1000 (1983)

Console: SG-1000 Manufacturer: SEGA Availability: July 15, 1983 Cost: ¥15,000 ($356.61 USD in today’s dollars)  History: When most people think about SEGA today they associate it with being a Japanese company, and having been a major player in the home …

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New Sega Genesis Model 4 Review

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Atari 5200 Review & Games

    The Atari 5200 is a forgotten console from the early 80’s that had some cool design ideas, fun games and shoddy controllers. This retrospective goes over what makes the console great as well as not so good… Click …

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The 16 bit Assessment – Final Fight (SNES)

    In this episode I take a look back at an arcade classic ported to the SNES. For additional videos by 16bitbrit: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Halo 4 First Impressions – PART 1

  Max takes a first look at the highly anticipated Halo 4. In this installment we look at the “Infinity” and “Campaign” modes. ————————————— GAME WITH ME ON STEAM, XBL, AND PSN: maxsterling619 LIKE ME ON FACEBOOK: Click here FOLLOW …

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Max VS Judge Dredd (Genesis/Megadrive)

  In this latest installment of Controller Throwers, Max must take down Judge Dredd for the Sega Genesis/Megadrive. Watch the playthrough on my youtube channel: http://youtube.com/controllerthrowers ————————————— GAME WITH ME ON STEAM, XBL, AND PSN: maxsterling619 LIKE ME ON FACEBOOK: …

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Omega Entertainment Machine Review

  Available at : http://arcadeworks.net/ What do you guys think of this new consolized Neo Geo MVS system? Leave comment below.  Please “star” and share, and be apart of the Gamester81 forums. Click here

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THE GHETTO GAMERS – Max Payne 3 Review

    We do a first impression gameplay and review of Max Payne 3 for PS3.  Leave comment below.  Please “star” and share, and be apart of the Gamester81 forums. Click here:

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My Pickup of the Week #1

    A new video series where I show off what I rank as my pickup of the week. Price and rarity do not have an influence here, just my opinion of a game that I was really pleased to …

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Nintendo 3DS XL System Review

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Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City (PC) Playthrough- Part 3

    Part -3 Max and some random PC gamers embark on a quest through the plague infested Raccoon City. COME OUT AND GAME WITH ME ON ORIGIN, PSN, XBL, AND STEAM! USERNAME: maxsterling619 I’ll post the times and games …

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Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City (PC) Playthrough PART 2- Maxplays

    Max, with the help of some online random tear through the streets of plague-infested Raccoon City in this fun yet underrated shooter from Capcom and Slant Six. JOIN ME ONE STEAM, XBL, AND PSN Username: maxsterling619 Gameplay footage …

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Review

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History of Consoles: Mattel Intellivision (1980)

Console: Intellivision Manufactured By; Mattel Electronics Availability: 1980 Original Retail Price: $299 ($832.69 including inflation History:   In 1978 major toy manufacturer Mattel decided to enter the home video game market after seeing Atari’s success with the Atari VCS (2600).  Mattel …

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History of Consoles: Bally Astrocade (1978)

Console: Bally Astrocade Manufactured By: Bally, Astrovision Availability: December 1977, but not shipped until 1978 Original Retail Price: $299 ($1,052.36 today’s dollars) History: By 1977 the home console market was growing in popularity with the release of the Fairchild Channel …

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History of Consoles-Atari Video Music (1976)

Atari Video Music History: In 1976 Atari released the Atari Video Music system.  Though technically the Atari Video Music system isn’t a gaming console, it was designed by Robert Brown, who was one of the guys who had worked on …

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History of Consoles: Nintendo’s Color TV Game Consoles (1977-1979)

  History:  Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a playing card company and was based in Kyoto, Japan.  These playing cards were called “Hanafuda” and were popular during the time.  Nintendo would continue to to produce playing cards primarly until …

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History of Consoles-Studio II (1977)

Console: Studio II Manufactured By: RCA Year Released: January 1977 Discontinued: 1979 Price: $149.95 ($568.66 w/inflation) History: Ralph Baer creator of the original Odyssey system had approached RCA initially about backing up his invention.  At that time RCA passed on …

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History of Consoles-Channel F (1976)

Console: Fairchild Channel F Manufactured By: Fairchild Semiconductors Year Released: August 1976 Discontinued: Late 1982 Price: $169.95 ($691.04 w/inflation) Units Sold: 250,000 History: Fairchild Semiconductor released the Fairchild Channel F in August 1976, and it retailed for $169.95.  Fairchild Semiconductor …

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History of Consoles: Pong (1975)

Console: Pong Manufactured By: Atari Inc Year Released: 1972 in arcades/1975 for home version Discontinued: Late 1970’s Units Sold: Unknown History: Pong was developed and published by Atari Inc, and was the first successful home video game system produced.  In …

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SupaBoy Handheld Review (Portable SNES)

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Mattel Intellivision System Review

Mattel released the Intellivision in 1980 to compete with the Atari 2600 and the many other home consoles during this time. Technical specifications General Instrument CP1610 16-bit microprocessor CPU running at 894.886 kHz (i.e., slightly less than 1 MHz) 1456 bytes of RAM: 240 × 8-bit Scratchpad Memory 352 …

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