Buying My First System

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Buying My First System One of the best memories in my childhood was getting my first system in February of 1991. It was a very different feeling in society, people were more carefree and wholesome. I was being taught to follow my dreams...

SEGA’s Big Announcement?

Sega just announced a new console. It’s not what I expected, and I am bit disappointed. I have always been a Sega supporter, and have purchased all Sega consoles since the master system. So when rumors started circulating about Sega announcing something big on...

Animal Crossings: New Horizons (Impression)

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Animal Crossings: New Horizons (Impression) With the world in crisis and a massive amount of time on my hands, I decided I needed a new game for my Nintendo Switch. I heard that Animal Crossing: New Horizons was a fantastic title so...

Do you still buy games in a physical format?

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Do you still buy games in a physical format? The question I had to tackle recently was if I should buy the physical copy of a game or just download the game off of the Nintendo eStore. I’m a conservative when it comes to games so the...

Better Late Than Never

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Better Late Than Never Most of us are missing socialization after being in quarantine so long. It gets difficult to not see our friends and family for weeks. On top of that the amount of time we have at home has skyrocketed. It’s an...

GBA SP AGS 001 vs GBA SP AGS 101

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Gameboy Advance SP Just recently, I inherited an original Gameboy Advance SP from my little brother. He had used it as a child and like many children, didn’t treat it gently. It still worked when it got to me but it was beat up and had...

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