Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Extra Innings’ packs extra fun into simple SNES baseball game

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Extra Innings’ packs extra fun into simple SNES baseball game

Truth be told, whether they are collectors or retro gamers who are making a purchase and taking it home to enjoy, most customers visiting my store in Mayfield have a set game plan of what they are looking for. However, from time to time, they’re not so sure or they are looking for something new, […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Little League Baseball: Championship Series’ is a Williamsport winner

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Little League Baseball: Championship Series’ is a Williamsport winner

There’s a lot of things I love about being a small business owner selling pieces of gaming history and nostalgia, each distinct to whomever comes through my doors. Sure, seeing eyes light up over the more popular titles is always cool, but there’s something to be said about the games you don’t expect people to […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘NHL ’94’ earned its reputation as an all-time best sports game

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘NHL ’94’ earned its reputation as an all-time best sports game

When sports titles are regarded as the best of the best, even after decades of advances in technology, the key I believe is how much fun you had and can still have playing this game. Every single year, sports fans gobble up titles that, aside from roster updates and perhaps graphical advances, don’t offer much […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: ‘Season of the Witch’ is an interesting departure for horror icon George Romero

CULT CORNER: ‘Season of the Witch’ is an interesting departure for horror icon George Romero

Director George A. Romero’s name will forever be attached to zombie lore. He singlehandedly changed the horror movie industry by creating the modern zombie and its “rules,” and fans will forever be grateful. However, Romero has done a number of films that are outside the “Living Dead” canon and even outside the horror genre. One […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Sierra Nevada’s Hazy Little Thing is a solid but not perfect New England IPA

DRINK IT DOWN: Sierra Nevada’s Hazy Little Thing is a solid but not perfect New England IPA

Beer: Hazy Little Thing IPA Brewery: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Style: American/New England IPA ABV: 6.70% Description: Hazy Little Thing pours a slightly hazy golden yellow with an off-white head that leaves a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is citrus and tropical fruit, with backing floral notes and a slightly sweet malt. Judging […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Comparing Brewery Ommegang’s Three Philosophers aged from 2014 vs. 2017

Beer: Three Philosophers Brewery: Brewery Ommegang Style: Belgian Quadrupel Ale Age: Early 2014 vs. late 2017 ABV: 9.70% IBU: 19 Just about two hours from here in Cooperstown, New York, Brewery Ommegang brews some solid beers and even holds some concerts, festivals, and other events throughout the year. Ommegang’s Three Philosophers blends a “Belgian-style dark […]

 Jason Riedmiller

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Deer Tick plays acoustic and gets electric at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Deer Tick plays acoustic and gets electric at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem

Supporting their new double album, Rhode Island indie rockers Deer Tick took the final leg of their Twice Is Nice Tour to the Musikfest Café in the ArtsQuest Center at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Tuesday, March 6, splitting the night with a short opening acoustic set, followed by a full electric set, mirroring last […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Nintendo’s ‘Tecmo Super Bowl’ still scores like Bo Jackson 26 years later

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Nintendo’s ‘Tecmo Super Bowl’ still scores like Bo Jackson 26 years later

Perhaps the most asked question of developers of retro classics would be why they feel their game has endured throughout the years? Why are there still legions of gamers looking to purchase and enjoy these games 20, sometimes 30, years later? If I had to guess, I would say that a game that has a […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Melvin Brewing’s Hubert MPA may be the best pale ale on the market

DRINK IT DOWN: Melvin Brewing’s Hubert MPA may be the best pale ale on the market

Beer: Hubert MPA Brewery: Melvin Brewing Style: American Pale Ale ABV: 6.00% Description: Hubert MPA pours a beautifully clear golden yellow hue with a bright white foamy head that leaves a very thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is hop forward but balanced; notes of citrus fruits lead the way, with subtle piney hops […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Samuel Adams tries its hand at New England IPA with national release

Beer: New England IPA Brewery: Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) Style: IPA Age: 2018 ABV: 6.80% IBU: 35 Samuel Adams has recently released their new New England IPA nationally, trying their hand at the juicy, hazy New England-style India Pale Ale that has become so popular with craft beer aficionados, and they were gracious enough […]

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