Castlevania 31 years later – Nostalgic Pixel Episode 6

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Here is the sixth episode of Nostalgic Pixel. This is a look at Castlevania on the NES and Famicom Disk System. This is a look back 31 years later. I went back to this game after its 30th anniversary. I played this on the Famicom Disk System. Fun that it includes saves but scary to […]

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5 Great Puzzle Games not names Tetris – Nostalgic Pixel Episode 5

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Here is the fifth episode of Nostalgic Pixel. This is a look at 5 Great puzzle Games not named Tetris. There are so many puzzle games out there. This is a mix of some of my favorite puzzle games and others that are also fun and less common. This genre I really enjoy covering and […]

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Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nostalgic Pixel Episode 4

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Here is the fourth episode of Nostalgic Pixel. This is a look at Super Mario Bros. 2 on the NES. This is the follow up to Nintendo’s hit of a platformer. This episode is focused around the Super Mario Bros. 2 and the different versions released. The Hype was real with Nintendo Power putting this […]

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Taking the yellow off my SNES via retrobright

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For many years even decades my SNES went yellow on the bottom half. I bought it the first year the SNES was available. I have been wanting to restore the color on my SNES. Finally, I have decided to do it. The SNES is known to yellow because of the fire retardant treatment that is […]

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Playing on real hardware instead of emulation

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  I love emulation. I remember when I first saw and found out I could play all my old consoles on my mac was a great day. The challenges for me was getting the right controller and managing game saves. I could never get that to be 100% reliable. I love the ability to discover […]

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Policenauts Interactive Cinema – Nostalgic Pixel Episode 3

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Here is the third episode of Nostalgic Pixel. This is a look at Policenauts on the Sega Saturn. This point and click adventure was a follow up to Snatcher. There is a quick look at Snatcher on the Saturn. This video does contain spoilers but they are not put in context. This episode is focused […]

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Finding out about 240p

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Growing up I knew some about video resolution. There was always talk about HDTV when I was young. Reading about HDTVs is where I learned about resolution. That and using computers is where I first learned about resolution. I knew about how TVs in the US had a 480i resolution. Interlacing I had grouped with […]

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Journey into video connections.

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Growing up I had access to many different video cable types. Each one an improvement from the previous. When I was young I hooked up my Sega Genesis/Sega CD to my GameGear through the TV turner. I was so excited that I figured this out. This was not the ideal setup but the TV in […]

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Beat ’em Ups Golden Age – Nostalgic Pixel Episode 2

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Here is the second episode of Nostalgic Pixel. This is a look at Beat ’em ups of the Golden Age of Beat ’em Ups. This is a look at console releases of the genre. This will cover the 8 bit and 16 bit generation. This is just a look and is by no means comprehensive. […]

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Retro gaming the RGB era

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I keep thinking about what to write. This one topic keeps coming back up in my head. This will be my journey into RGB. I would say mid 2000s is when I got my consoles out of storage and play them again. I had picked up other consoles along the way but these where the […]

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5 Great Shooters on the TurboGrafx 16 and PC Engine – Nostalgic Pixel Episode 1

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Here is the first episode of Nostalgic Pixel. I wanted to create some edited content on these five games. Previously, I have just uploaded gameplay videos with little to no editing. I have definitely learned a lot and I’m looking forward to the next edited video.  

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Welcome to Nostalgic Pixel!

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This is the first post. I thought I would write a little post about what I’m thinking about posting on this site. I plan to write about video games and sometimes movies and art. I’m thinking about sharing my journey in playing video games and focus on retro games. I still play everything so new […]

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