90s

The Strange Connection Between 'Silent Hill' and 'Kindergarten Cop' You Never Noticed And Can't Unsee

Aside from both being products of the 90s, many people wouldn't be able to draw a connection between Kindergarten Cop and Silent Hill. At the beginning of the decade, Kindergarten Cop was a hit comedy staring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Bluray DiscTowards the end of the decade came Silent Hill, which became a best-selling survival horror game that sent shivers down the spines of everyone that owned a PlayStation. GematsuAs pop culture goes, these two appear to be like oil and water. But some eagle-eyed fans have noticed a strange hidden link between the creepy video game and the silly family comedy.

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They Brought Back The Classic 80s Arcades From Your Childhood That You've Been Missing And We Want To Go

Video games in the 80s were completely different than they are now. Now we can all play our games on the go, but in the 80s you had to go to a specific building if you wanted to enjoy some kind of electronic fun. As time went on and home units became the norm, these magical buildings we all knew and loved started to fade away. We didn't need the arcades anymore, we could play our games on our own TVs, but there was never the same community feeling. We used to all gather around the machine because someone was

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Nintendo Power Is Back - Celebrate With 13 Facts About The Iconic Magazine

If you grew up playing Nintendo's classic video games, then you depended on the company's official magazine Nintendo Power for insider info, tips and tricks for your favorite games.While fans said goodbye to the magazine in 2012, Nintendo has revived Nintendo Power as a new podcast. There's more info on that below, but let's remember the magazine with 13 cool facts that are definitely Confidential.1. It started out as "Fun Club News"Nintendo fans who purchased the company's games could sign up for a 6-page leaflet called Fun Club News, which contained sneak previews of new Nintendo games.

Pop Culture

How The Strongest Couple From Our Childhood Almost Fell Apart

After being married for 15 years, two of our favorite faces from the 90s are sharing the secrets to their lasting union. The Buffy The Vampire Slayer alum appeared on Harry Connick Jr.'s talk show and spilled some secrets about her marriage that have us all surprised. The couple first met while filming the 1997 hit I Know What You Did Last Summer, and after a dinner date in 2000, the sparks flew. "We ended up being the perfect balance. But it didn't happen until years after and there was a solid foundation built, and that's probably the main

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15 Annoying Things We Definitely Don't Miss About Playing Video Games In The '90s

Do we wish we could go back in time, and play all our favorite classic video games without worrying about jobs, family, or other distractions?Absolutely. But while we're making wishes, there's a few other things we'd like to change. Yes, we made a lifetime of happy memories with our old games, but they could be a real pain some times. Technological limitations, bad design, and bizarre choices made gaming in the '90s a pretty stressful experience.Here's 15 things we don't miss about gaming in the '90s:1. Running out of batteries for your handheld consoles Four AAs could

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We Thought Blockbuster Was Over, But It Still Refuses To Die

Man, I miss going to Blockbuster on Friday or Saturday nights. As a kid, it felt as if that was your reward for a hard fought week of school and extra-curricular activities. Unfortunately, the experience of browsing the aisles of your local video store will never be known the current generation of grade school students, except for those lucky enough to grow up in Alaska. indiewire.comI don't know a single one of my friends who didn't spend a weekend evening going up and down the aisles with indecision, wondering what movie they wanted to watch, or what video game

80s

10 Game Consoles We Spent Hours Playing But Now Barely Remember

While game companies like Nintendo have been bringing back their classic consoles, the industry has a very selective memory. Not all of the consoles we owned growing up were global hits. In fact, we spent hours playing games on these 10 forgotten systems:1. Sega DreamcastPolygonAh, take your mind back to just before this console's famous 9/9/99 release date. Remember how excited you were? The console's 32-bit graphics were quickly overshadowed by the PlayStation 2, especially since the Dreamcast was launched with barely any great games.While the console was later home to hits like Sonic Adventure, Shen