Review: 8Bitdo Arcade Stick

Review: 8Bitdo Arcade Stick

As many of you may know, the Skeptical Geek loves joystick controllers. I was a child of the arcades, before home video games were a reality, and even my first home system, the Atari 2600, had a joystick controller. I had a joystick for my NES, one for my Genesis, and...
Review: Atari Arcade Fightstick

Review: Atari Arcade Fightstick

Recently a customer emailed me and asked about the potential compatibility of the Atari Arcade Fightstick. I had actually never heard of the device, so I went on Amazon, looked it up and ordered one. Turns out it is a device offered by Micro Center, which if you...
Play Duck Hunt on Your Retro Box

Play Duck Hunt on Your Retro Box

Ever since I started this project, I have been asked about how to play Duck Hunt for NES on the Retro Box. I have always replied that there was no way to do this, because no one had yet invented a light gun for NES games that would work on a modern flat screen....
Intellivision Tips

Intellivision Tips

The Intellivision was a terrific system at the time, with visuals far better than other consoles on the market, and a remarkably good sound chip. The controller, however was very confusing with a number pad that does not translate well to modern game pads. There do...