The search for a social media identity

Despite any shortcomings social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube and more may have, one thing is clear – they remain at the top because they execute their ...

SEGA’s Mission: Impossible Arcade

My arcade travels still bring me to my favorites – the rhythm games and fighting games – but along with those, two other staple genres continue to pop up in ...

Randomly thinking about Holosseum

On my days off work I tend to poke through some of my old media to generate content ideas, and today’s walk back through time led me to SEGA’s Holosseum. ...

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The search for a social media identity

Despite any shortcomings social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube and more may have, one thing is clear – they remain at the top because they execute their main function better than the rest. I’ve spent a few years eyeing some alternatives to social media’s heaviest hitters to see if I might be […]

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SEGA’s Mission: Impossible Arcade

My arcade travels still bring me to my favorites – the rhythm games and fighting games – but along with those, two other staple genres continue to pop up in current arcades: the driving and light gun games. For the latter, I’ve spent some time on GemuBaka looking over Elevator Action Invasion and Time Crisis […]

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Randomly thinking about Holosseum

On my days off work I tend to poke through some of my old media to generate content ideas, and today’s walk back through time led me to SEGA’s Holosseum. SEGA released two holographic arcade games: Time Traveler in 1991, and then Holosseum in 1992. These cabinets are perhaps the most 1990s thing ever – […]

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The soft return to live streaming

I’ve lightly explained a few times that my live streaming on Twitch had gone on hiatus, and that lasted for nearly three years. After much preparation, live streaming resumed at the very beginning of August, and there is now a rough two months of part-time streaming content highlighted on the channel. Much like doing the […]

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Recent Arcade Adventures

In a complete reverse of last year, it’s looking like fall has put me on the road more than the summer months. The past couple of months have put us at arcades in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio, and if a November trip pans out, I’ll add Indiana to that list. August allowed us another trip […]

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The ‘Third’ Dynamite Deka Game: EX

Dynamite Deka popularly filled in a beat ’em up void when the genre became a little less prominent by 1996. More commonly known for its Die Hard Arcade name in the United States, the game was a spotlight STV hardware title (the arcade’s SEGA Saturn equivalent) and used three buttons to craft movesets akin to […]

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UAPW from September, PWI 500

There was only a two-week break between the re-launching of Universal All-Pro Wrestling and its September event, but that allowed it to keep its momentum going as it appears UAPW is serious about keeping pro wrestling in Toledo. The card was kept fresh with a balance of returning and new talent, headlined by a two-versus-one […]

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The Rumble Fish 2 dated for Dec. 8

Atomiswave fighter The Rumble Fish 2 will release digitally for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC Steam on Dec. 8, marking a return for the 2005 3goo/Dimps fighting game that also had a PlayStation 2 release in Japan. I have limited experience with the game, so the current-day […]

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Reppin’ Team Rock in the Splatfest World Premiere!

We’re only a few days away from the release of Splatoon 3 on the Nintendo Switch, and Nintendo recently saw fit to hold an unofficial Splatfest using a demo version of the game to whet our appetite for the new game. The test ran from noon to midnight in our time zone on Saturday, Aug. […]

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The return of wrestling Toledo can call its own

You may have noticed that I occasionally dabble in recognizing professional wrestling on GemuBaka, and there is a simple reason for that: Video games are my number-one passion, and pro wrestling follows close behind as number two. When a pro wrestling video game is available, I’m all over it. Pro wrestling was my big connection […]

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