Activity from retro consoles

Get Retro With Swagstakes

Posted by on Mon, July 26th, 2010 at 1:00 pm
I promised myself this morning that I would try to make every post I wrote musically themed – after all, this IS Music Monday, and with the last three posts being musically themed, I thought I had it made in the shade – only a few more to go. Then I realized I was going to tell you that the limited time Swagstakes for the RetroN 3 Three-in-One Gaming Console was ending today at 5pm PDT. You can grab a single entry for just 10 Swag Bucks.
But how would I tie in a console that plays NES, SNES and Sega Genesis games with music? Simple – 8-Bit Music! Did you know that there’s an entire musical movement based around the 8-bit sound used to create the legendary sound tracks of Super Mario Brothers, Kid Icarus and Legend of Zelda? Here’s a taste of some 8-Bit music deliciousness – you might recognize some of these Chip-Hop classics – there is one curse word at the top, which is bleeped, just so you know:
How many of those songs were you able to identify? One of the Team Swagbucks guys was doing a pretty good job of picking them out. There’s even a Search&Win partner in there…

Nintendo Retro Bundle Swagstakes Winner!

Posted by on Fri, February 12th, 2010 at 12:20 pm
Time to announce the first of two Swagstakes winners today! And, TSG is going to kick it off with a retro NES/SNES bundle provided by VPGames! This is an awesome prize and I wish I had it for myself. If you check out VPGames, you can see prizes just like this, but one person is ... Read More »

Retro Gamers, We’ve Got You Covered!

Posted by on Tue, August 25th, 2009 at 12:01 pm
Sometimes I wish I could still play my old Nintendo games or SNES games, Sega games…just for the nostalgia and fun of it all. Reflections back on a simpler time, if you will. But, there’s no way the dust ball of an old Nintendo I have sitting in my garage is going to play the ... Read More »