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18 Years Ago, The Original Xbox Hit Shelves…Along With Halo

18 Years Ago, The Original Xbox Hit Shelves…Along With Halo

18 years ago? That means the original Xbox can buy porn now…does anyone still BUY porn? 18 years ago, Microsoft entered the Games Console business with the original Xbox, not only did the console hit shelves, but so did Halo: Combat Evolved. For the longest time, there was Nintendo, Sega, and Sony was still generally…Read more »

Against All Odds, 24 Hour Livestream BLEW PAST $2000 Goal for Iowa Kids!

Against All Odds, 24 Hour Livestream BLEW PAST $2000 Goal for Iowa Kids!

That’s a wrap folks! I am once again floored by the generosity of people. This years 24 Hour Livestream was a true challenge and success, and here is why. Extra-Life.org was unfortunately the victim of a D-DOS attack. Wikipedia describes it as short for Distributed Denial of Service. DDoS is a type of DOS attack where multiple compromised systems,…Read more »

19 Years Ago, Playstation 2 Was Released!

19 Years Ago, Playstation 2 Was Released!

Holy crap, 19 years! 19 years ago, the best selling game console of all time, Playstation 2 was released…and yes, it is the juggernaut that you remember. It was the year 2000! Sega Dreamcast was the cutting edge game console that everyone wanted for bit, DVD was the hot new format, and people were still…Read more »

The 3rd Annual 24 Hour Livestream For Kids…..What Are We Playing?

The 3rd Annual 24 Hour Livestream For Kids…..What Are We Playing?

Is it that time of year already? For the past 2 years on the first weekend of November, I play video games for 24 hours to benefit Iowa kids….ladies and gents? That time is coming closer every single minute! NEXT WEEKEND on Nov. 2nd starting at 9AM…I will begin livestreaming video games for 24 STRAIGHT…Read more »

SNAAAAAAAAKE! Metal Gear Solid is 21 Years Old

SNAAAAAAAAKE! Metal Gear Solid is 21 Years Old

Probably one of the greatest video games ever made is 21 years old today. If you owned a Playstation, there is a pretty good chance you have either played or heard of Metal Gear Solid, today…that game is 21 years old. This was one of those games that I think I can confidently say that…Read more »

34 Years Ago, The Original Nintendo (NES) Was Released

34 Years Ago, The Original Nintendo (NES) Was Released

Hell yea, 34 years ago my…something was released that influenced my life in the most positive way. 34 years ago, the original Nintendo was released, also known at the Nintendo Entertainment System! Mind you, I wasn’t even born in 1984, but thanks to Nintendo’s little gray box, it changed the world of entertainment for the…Read more »

Get N or Get Out! Nintendo 64 is 24 Years Old!

Get N or Get Out! Nintendo 64 is 24 Years Old!

Goldeneye 007, Super Mario 64, Star Fox 64…what I time to be alive. 24 years ago today, Nintendo released probably one of their more memorable game consoles…the Nintendo 64, and probably the last real ‘retro’ console war ended. Games like the ones listed above among many others debuted on this game console….Conker’s Bad Fur Day,…Read more »