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 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Neo Geo’s ‘3 Count Bout’ taps out quickly with repetitive gameplay

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Neo Geo’s ‘3 Count Bout’ taps out quickly with repetitive gameplay

While the 1980s were largely considered the Golden Age of arcades, the 1990s created a flavor distinctly its own within those hallowed halls across the country, with games like “Mortal Kombat,” “NBA Jam,” and “Street Fighter II” taking center stage with other notables. More than ever, gamers wanted that arcade experience at home but, in […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Iconic TV show themes, Cash Me Outside girl, and breakup lies

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Iconic TV show themes, Cash Me Outside girl, and breakup lies

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Cannon Spike’ mixes Capcom characters for run and gun fun on Sega Dreamcast

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Cannon Spike’ mixes Capcom characters for run and gun fun on Sega Dreamcast

Like the Sega Saturn, the Sega Dreamcast debuted with great promise but was once again throttled by poor timing and not enough market to avoid getting nearly blown out of the water by the PlayStation 2. However, there are still some amazing games for this console so, finishing off our month of Sega games here […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Newly discovered planets, Shamrock Shake, and dangerous toys

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Newly discovered planets, Shamrock Shake, and dangerous toys

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Nights into Dreams’ imagined an inventive new world on the Sega Saturn

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Nights into Dreams’ imagined an inventive new world on the Sega Saturn

The year is 1996 and the Saturn, Sega’s latest console following the Sega CD, is on the ropes from the upstart Sony PlayStation, which is bringing a hip new vibe to gaming while ushering in many adult gamers in a way other companies couldn’t do at the time. Without a “Sonic the Hedgehog” game to […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Grammy Awards, ‘LEGO Batman Movie,’ and petty revenge stories

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Grammy Awards, ‘LEGO Batman Movie,’ and petty revenge stories

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Shiver me timbers! ‘Captain Silver’ is a buried Sega Master System treasure

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Shiver me timbers! ‘Captain Silver’ is a buried Sega Master System treasure

Here on Turn to Channel 3, nothing is more satisfying than learning something new about a retro game. As I said last week, we’re looking at other Sega consoles that just didn’t seem to have the backing that the Sega Genesis did during its glory days. I began with “Action Fighter” on the Master System […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Super Bowl LI, Harambe Cheeto, Travolta and Scientology, and paid dating

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Super Bowl LI, Harambe Cheeto, Travolta and Scientology, and paid dating

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Girl Scout Cookies honest review, the Super Bowl, and #NameBrandMashup

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Girl Scout Cookies honest review, the Super Bowl, and #NameBrandMashup

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Sega’s ‘Action Fighter’ is a cool ride in need of some fine-tuning

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Sega’s ‘Action Fighter’ is a cool ride in need of some fine-tuning

In the 1990s era of gaming, you were either a Sega fan or a Nintendo fan. There really wasn’t much in between, and that war raged on for years, but you know something? While other Nintendo consoles were given proper respect and admiration, some of Sega’s other consoles outside of the Genesis are still rather […]