Review: AimTrak Light Gun

Review: AimTrak Light Gun

Since the day the Skeptical Geek went into business, people have been asking for a light gun option for games like Duck Hunt. I have been telling people all along that there were currently no options available, but that a mouse worked well for almost all gun games. I...

Missing Sounds in Arcade Games

It has come to my attention recently that a small number of games in the Arcade section are missing some or all of the sound effects. Examples include the sound of Donkey Kong stomping during the opening animation, and the sound of your ship exploding in Galaga. I...

Review: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

The Skeptical Geek gets asked a lot (A LOT) about Bluetooth controllers. My response is always the same: I haven’t yet found a BT controller that I can recommend to my customers with a clear conscience. After experimenting with the Switch Pro Controller from...
Review: Retro-Bit Wireless Genesis Controller

Review: Retro-Bit Wireless Genesis Controller

The Skeptical Geek loves his SNES and Xbox style controllers. They’re comfortable, reliable and work across a variety of different systems. Most importantly, I can get them reliably wholesale. In some ways, though, they don’t translate all that well to...
Review: Hyperkin Trooper II Atari 2600 Joystick

Review: Hyperkin Trooper II Atari 2600 Joystick

The Skeptical Geek gets asked a lot about Atari style joysticks. For those of us old enough to remember the first generation of video games, the Atari 2600 was it. It was the NES or PlayStation of its time. My friends and I spend untold hours on arcade ports like...