Top 10 Best Video Games Based On Movies & TV Shows

Plenty of video games based on movies are straight-up bad, especially recently, so licensed games have gotten a bad reputation. There are a few gems out there amongst the shovelware, but a lot of them are retro games so sometimes they’re forgotten. Luckily, My Dpad never forgets, so here are the top 10 best video games best on movies and TV shows (or at least my personal favorites), including two Dragon Ball Z RPGs. The Lion King (Sega Genesis) Along with A Bug’s Life, this is one of the best…

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Sega Forever Does What Nintendon’t

Sega Forever

Sega lovers rejoice! In case you haven’t heard yet, Sega is re-releasing classic games for iPhone and Android for free in their new Sega Forever collection. The games are ad-supported, but they offer saving capabilities (so no passwords like back in the day!) and high scores, so they do have some advantages over emulation. Even though there are online leaderboards, fear not, as you can still play offline too. Sega Forever is made up of  seven (mostly Sega Genesis) games right now, but Sega plans to add new games to…

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5 Classic Games You Can Play On Your Smartphone

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When it comes to smartphone gaming, a lot of people think that if they want to avoid microtransactions and bad games in general, they have no choice but to stick with emulators. Now, emulating games on your smartphone can be pretty great, especially since a lot of older games have simpler control schemes that are more forgiving on a touchscreen than an Xbox One game would be. There is another option, however. I’m talking about classic games that have been directly ported to smartphones without being watered down. Whether you…

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An Ode To Road Rash II

Road Rash II Menu

Over 13 years ago, the greatest game to ever grace the Sega Genesis (well, in my opinion anyway) came out. I’m talking, of course, about Road Rash II. Sure, it’s not any sort of anniversary for the game, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to heap praise on it. Along with being a legendary Genesis game, it also very well may be one of the best racing games of all time. Unique Racing Most racing games are content to give you one thing: racing. This is not the case with Road Rash…

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Getting Started (And Then Some) With retropie

retropie

So you want to get started with a Raspberry Pi gaming setup. I don’t blame you, who doesn’t want access to thousands of great old games whenever they want? With retropie, anyone can make their own retro gaming station without much technical knowledge at all. No matter how overwhelming it might seem at first, just stuck with it and follow these instructions. You only have to do all this once, and then you’ll have endless hours of retro gaming goodness right at your fingertips. First I’ll walk you through the…

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