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RobMan talks mental health, family, and more! | Select Screen

RobMan has been known as an on screen presence for Happy Console Gamer, and has continued to be an integral part of the show for quite sometime. We sit down with him to know more about why he hasn’t been …

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The History of Segagaga | The Uncommon Valley

Segagaga may have died a premature death, but it still remains one of the best Sega games out there. Its storyline and its humor angle make it even better. Looking at its history, the game went farther than anyone could …

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History of Tiger Telematic’s Gizmondo | The Uncommon Valley

From the very start, the Gizmondo would have one of the most challenging development cycles out of most other handheld systems ever produced. From housing criminals, to having little advertisement, we take a look at the history of Tiger Telematic’s …

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Virtua Fighter 10th Anniversary | The Uncommon Valley

Back in 2003, the UK was thwarted of being able to play a full on demake of SEGA’s latest release: Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution. So in order to get people ready for the release, SEGA reps gave out special copies …

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The History Of The Coleco Adam | The Uncommon Valley

The Coleco Adam is a home computer and expansion device for the ColecoVision released in 1983 by American toy and video game manufacturer Coleco. It was an attempt to follow on the success of the company’s ColecoVision video game console. …

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The History Of Toshio Iwai & Sound Fantasy | The Uncommon Valley

We kick off the start to year #2 in a big way with history behind one of the most revered artist masters of the modern era, and how he got roped in to help create one of the most creative …

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German Game Boy Giveaways | The Uncommon Valley

On this edition of The Uncommon Valley, we travel back to the years of 1999 and 2000 to take a closer look at two of the hardest to find Nintendo console variants ever released. Known to few people as the …

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National Videogame Museum Treasures | The Uncommon Valley

The US National Videogame Museum is a museum about the history of video games and the video game industry, located in Frisco, Texas. Opened in 2016, the museum includes classic video game arcade machines in an arcade setting, games on …

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The History Of Sonic Crackers & Knuckles Chaotix | The Uncommon Valley

During 1994, the 32x would be released in the US, and would eventually lead to one of the most under sold video game consoles of all time. Though while development for the console was taking place, there was at a …

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Rare Nintendo e-Reader Oddities | The Uncommon Valley

The Nintendo e-Reader, stylized as ereader, commonly abbreviated as e-Reader, known in Japan as the Card-e-Reader[a], is an add-on manufactured by Nintendo for its Game Boy Advance handheld video game console. It was released in Japan in December 2001, with …

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The History Of Robotech: Crystal Dreams | The Uncommon Valley

After purchasing the license for Robotech video games from Activision, GameTek submitted a pitch for the game to Nintendo. Nintendo approved the project, and a team of ten was assembled to work on the game. The game was announced on …

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ColecoVision Clone Consoles | The Uncommon Valley

The ColecoVision offered a closer experience to more powerful arcade video games compared to competitors such as the Atari 2600 and Intellivision. The initial catalog of twelve games on ROM cartridge included the first home version of Nintendo’s Donkey Kong …

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