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Retromania!!

Posted on July 30th, 2015 by Hitstun

Two weeks ago, Columbus Retro League put on an excellent pro wrestling-themed event. More than just a tournament, this show had all the promos, interviews, and hype you’d expect from a Pay Per View. About two hours in, I defended my CRL Season 2 #1 ranking in Fire Pro Wrestling D and WWF Royal Rumble, […]

Spirited Play

Posted on June 12th, 2015 by Hitstun

The local arcades here recently got some exposure in the Columbus Dispatch. 16-Bit started a movement, and now a bunch of new arcades are popping up around town. Once I get to play at all of them, I’ll rank them in a fighting game tier list right here. When Benjamin Morgan pitched his idea for […]

Retro Gaming in Columbus

Posted on February 20th, 2015 by Hitstun

Columbus Underground interviewed Chris Bidwell about what’s cool about retro gaming, his invite-only tournament, the Hexadecathlon, and its expansion into a public tournament series, the Columbus Retro League. Retro games bring out a completely different crowd from the modern fighting game events, and it’s been great to get to know them. They know how to […]

Mindless Self Indulgence – Never Wanted To Dance

Posted on February 9th, 2015 by Hitstun

A couple days ago, I stopped by Gotcha Gachapon’s awesome new arcade. It has DJMax Technika 3, Jubeat, Dance Maniax 2nd Mix, DDR Supernova 2, and other Japanese music games that Columbus arcades have never had before…but it’s in basically a storage unit in a bad part of town. Yeah, it’s pretty much this music […]

UberNES – Nintendo Screen Saver

Posted on January 28th, 2015 by Hitstun

If you still use screen savers, Columbus-based developer M \ K Productions has a good one for you. Nintendo Saver 2015 fills your monitors with several NES games. Each one is actually a fully-functioning NES emulator playing a replay that was recorded in UberNES, and if you like, you can pick up a gamepad and […]