Tag Archive: Nostalgia

Get your ’90s nostalgia on with these cult-classic TV series

First Twin Peaks, and now this. Fox is bringing back its seminal monster-of-the-week series The X-Files for a six-episode run, complete with original stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny. We don’t know yet what former agents Mulder and Scully have…Read more ›

8-bit Miyazaki tribute film will fill you with nostalgia

My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle. Ponyo, Kiki’s Delivery Service. Chances are you’re thinking of these lovely, peaceful, wonderful animated films right now. And these are just a few of the fantastic and bewitching animated films that Hayao…Read more ›

Missile Commander Nukes Retro Nostalgia [Review]

I’ll be honest: Missile Command was never my favorite classic game from the glory days of Atari. Originally released as a coin-op in 1980, designed by Dave Theurer (the man who also created Tempest and the world’s first commercial game…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Fightback Successfully Captures Two Kinds Of Nostalgia [Review]

One of the first video games I ever finished was 1985′s Kung Fu, a port of a Japanese arcade game (Kung Fu Master)for the original Nintendo system. It was a side-scrolling beat ‘em up about a guy fighting through five…Read more ›    

Chrono Trigger For iOS: Overdose of Nostalgia

Chrono Trigger, arguably the best sprite-based Japanese RPG ever made, is finally available for iOS. I downloaded it. Have started playing it. And the nostalgia is overwhelming. For the unfamiliar, Chrono Trigger was released in 1995 and is a traditional sprite-based RPG in the vein of Final Fantasy titles before FF Vll. The iOS version is gorgeous and appears to be a high-res port of the Nintendo DS version, as it includes two additional areas  [Read More…]

Original iPod Unboxing Nostalgia Fest

When the original iPod launched ten years ago, it was a very different beast to the svelte little beauties we know today. They were large, they only worked with Macs and they synced via bulky Firewire cables. Nonetheless, they were the best music players around at the time, and they made you feel proud to be  [Read More…]

Time Shutter App Makes Nostalgia Mobile, Interactive

Next time youre in San Francisco with your iPhone taking pictures of the monuments, try Time Shutter for a blast in the past. It offers 246 shots of the City by the Bay snapped 100 years ago. Thanks to a geo-coded map, you can find the points of interest on a walking tour and see how things have changed.   [Read More…]

iPod Nano at WOOT! (Nostalgia Post)

Click the image to open in full size. In my brief time here on the planet I’ve noticed a few things about iPod nano users. They tend to be young chic females sporting leggings and oversized sweatshirts while sloshing around campus in Ugg boots. Or they’re like my roommate: A twenty something workout fanatic from Wisconsin who needs a pair of "buds" in his ears during any moment of physical exertion. Woot!.com currently  [Read More…]