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...
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....