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The History Of Eternal Darkness | The Unearthly Valley

Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem is a psychological horror action-adventure video game developed by Silicon Knights and published by Nintendo, using themes of Cosmic Horror. Originally planned for the Nintendo 64, it was switched to the GameCube for development and released …

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The History Of Chiller By Exidy | The Unearthly Valley

On this year’s Unearthly Valley, we take a horrifically gruesome closer look into the history behind Exidy’s Chiller, a light gun game that took things a bit too far. A game that’d even turn the stomachs of all ghouls and …

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Scottsquatch talks about helping with Korn, Video Game Sellers, and more! | Select Screen

From the vault of old recordings before we made a return to YouTube, we interviewed three people for the original Select Screen. Here’s one of them that we did back in 2015 with Korn roadie and mega video game collector …

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My Life In Gaming talks about the process of making videos, FPGAs, and more! | Select Screen

  My Life In Gaming got their start back in 2013 with the premise of doing in depth videos on various tech, mods, and other things on the hobby of video games. On this edition of Select Screen, we talk …

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Rayman 1 & Killer Instinct 2 for Super Nintendo | The Uncommon Valley

Many regard the Super Nintendo as one of the greatest consoles of all time. With so many games released to the general public, there were also those that were in one way or another being worked on and would never …

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Derek Buck talks about what led to CGR being disbanded, loving Aliens & more | Select Screen

For many years, CGR Undertow was the secondary channel that was apart of the Classic Game Room empire. We sit with Derek Buck to talk about what led to Classic Game Room & it’s crew no longer producing content, his …

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GameCube Galaxy talks about Purpleeyeswtf and more

Having got his start on YouTube right around 2021, GameCube Galaxy has been known as a one stop shop for reviews about the beloved & under appreciated Nintendo console. Find out what got him to start making videos about it, …

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Retrowolf88 talks about re-collecting GameCube games, favorite conventions & more! | Select Screen

Having got his start on YouTube at the very beginning of 2019, Retrowolf88 is best known for chill presence and collecting knowledge when it comes to retro video games. We sit down to talk about some of his favorite conventions …

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LewnaticLive talks about JaboodyShow, retro game collecting, and music creation | Select Screen

If you’ve ever watched the JaboodyShow over on Twitch, LewnaticLive has been one of the most beloved people on the show. On this interview, he talks about passion for retro game collecting, his time streaming on Twitch, and even talks …

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Retro Gaming Pandemic talks about SNES collecting and convention deals | Select Screen

As their name suggest, Retro Gaming Pandemic started their show right around the COVID pandemic. We chat with the two about what their favorite thing is about filming during conventions, favorite console to collect for, and more! Check out Retro …

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The jolly giant John Riggs drops by to talk cereal, Metal Jesus Rocks & more! | Select Screen

 You might recognize him from his appearances on Metal Jesus Rocks channel, but John Riggs has been one of the more recognizable faces in retro gaming. For this edition of Select Screen, he talks cereal, his early start on …

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History of Tatsunoko VS Capcom | The Uncommon Valley

What has been regarded as the game to boost back interest to the VS series, Tatsunoko VS Capcom has been regarded as one of the better 2.5D fighting games out there. Find out the history of how this game came …

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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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