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Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap is the final transition from the arcade platforming of the original Wonder Boy to action RPG territory. A charming game, The Dragon's Trap started on the Sega Master System but has made its way to several platforms and even had a remake in 2017. How does this classic retro gaming title hold up today? Watch and find out!

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Ska? SKA! For something a bit on the random side I decided to talk about Ska music in video games. I love Ska and there are some really solid compositions in various video games that bring that danceable beat to your ears and they deserve some attention.

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Print may be dead, but sometimes I'd rather type something up or it makes more sense as an article. Get your reading glasses out, find a comfy spot and read about some old school cool.

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Castlevania: Circle of the Moon | A Review in 2021

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon | A Review in 2021

October 21, 2021<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">|</span><a href="https://retroactivetv.com/category/articles/" rel="category tag">Articles</a>
The era of Castlevania I’m usually most excited about is from Rondo of Blood until everything started going 3D for some reason; but I’ve always been more of a casual
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Asha in Monster World – A worthwhile remake with some odd choices.

Asha in Monster World – A worthwhile remake with some odd choices.

June 28, 2021<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">|</span><a href="https://retroactivetv.com/category/articles/" rel="category tag">Articles</a>
Read Time – 15 Mins Welcome to Monster World! I was super excited when the teaser trailer for Asha in Monster World dropped; I had coincidentally just replayed through Monster
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The Genki Shadowcast: Worthwhile for Retro Game Captures?

The Genki Shadowcast: Worthwhile for Retro Game Captures?

June 8, 2021<span class="wppb-postmeta-sept">|</span><a href="https://retroactivetv.com/category/articles/" rel="category tag">Articles</a>
The Genki Shadowcast is a compact USB capture card that launched on Kickstarter at the end of 2020. Its original selling point was that when paired with the Genki Arcade
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