Retro

Mezco Batman Mez-Itz Event 2013

 On Tuesday June 25th, 2013 at Ripley’s Believe or Not!, in the heart of Times Square, hosted the Mezco Batman Mez-Itz Toyz reveal. This toy reveal, coming off the heels of last years successful “The Dark Knight Rises”, brought a lot of nostalgia back to older fans and gave newer…

Retro Review: King Arthur’s World (SNES)

  I consider myself a pretty big fan of the SNES library, but every once in a while I find a game that I never played on the system.  In this case, I found a game that I had never even heard of. King Arthur’s World is an excellent side-scrolling…

The Real Ultimate Sega Genesis Collection

Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection is one of the best buys in gaming, but I’m not so sure that the term “ultimate” should have been used.  As a Genesis fanatic, I can certainly name quite a few games that should have been in the collection.  I’m sure licensing issues preventing some…

Top Ten RPG Video Games of All-Time

I’ve spent a good chunk of my life playing RPGs.  JRPGs and Western RPGs are certainly my favorite game genres. Before you start complaining about the fact that Fallout 3 and Mass Effect are nowhere to be found on my list, you need to realize that neither game is really…

The Frogger King – Pat Laffaye

All this talk about records has us very excited here at Perezstart.com. First we meet Dr. Hank Chien who single-handedly overthrows Wiebe and Mitchell with his new Donkey Kong Record.  Then we had the pleasure to meet Pat Laffaye, who is the current world record holder in Frogger. In January…

Pac-Man turns the big 30!

Many musicians credit Chuck Berry as the single person that influenced their musical career. Johnny B Goode did wonders to spawn new musicians; Rolling Stones, Beatles, etc. On the video game front, many gamers consider Pac-man as the most important influence in their video game lives. Pac-Man helped bring video…

New King of Kong Celebration at Barcade – Hank Chien

Perezstart.com took a trip to Barcade in Brooklyn last week for the exclusive celebration of Dr. Hank Chien. As we all know by now, Hank surpassed the holy grail of all video game records, the top score on Donkey Kong. This was our first visit to the legendary Barcade. We…

Review: Data East Arcade Classics – Wii

I remember growing up throughout the 80’s being infatuated with Video Games. I loved my Atari, my Nintendo and most of all,  Arcades! That is why I prefer to write about retro-writing, it gives me a chance to relive those childhood memories, share the memories with other late 20-30 somethings…