Top 75 Retro Gaming Blogs and Websites For Retro Gamers


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Retro Gamer | The essential guide to classic games

retrogamer.net

Bournemouth

About Blog – Retro Gamer offers an experience not available anywhere else in the world. Celebrating videogames exciting past with style and purpose, it is both an intelligent and emotional rediscovery of the IPs that defined an industry. Famed for its informative and in-depth stories, access to legendary developers and its sheer enthusiasm for the games.
Frequency – about 2 posts per week

10,791 40,730 277,164 2

Retronauts | America’s favorite classic gaming podcast

retronauts.com

Minus World

About Blog – The original classic gaming podcasts continues its endless quest to explore the history of video games, one game at a time. Join hosts Jeremy Parish and Bob Mackey each week as they team up with a host of expert guests to chronicle the creations that have paved the way for today’s hits.
Frequency – about 12 posts per week

4,530 12,442 354,399 3 923 720 871,921 4

AUSRETROGAMER

ausretrogamer.com

Melbourne, Australia

About Blog – The Australian Retro Gamer E-Zine is an independent video games website committed to spreading the nostalgic vibe of retro gaming culture across the known universe. Mission is spreading the nostalgic vibe of retro gaming culture across the known universe.
Frequency – about 4 posts per week
Since – Jan 2012

2,469 28,336 1,654,741 5 25,626 1,855 312,700 6

Indie Retro News

indieretronews.com

About Blog – Indie Retro News is the best gaming website for Indie and Retro Gaming News. Amstrad CPC, C64 and ZX Spectrum to the latest Free Indie PC Releases they’ve got it all.
Frequency – about 13 posts per week

1,802 6,363 366,653 7

GamesYouLoved

gamesyouloved.com/blog

London, England

About Blog – The essential website for finding the best Retro Games, Retro Gaming Community information and news and reviews on games from ‎Nintendo, ‎Sega, ‎Atari, Commodore, Sinclair, Sony, Microsoft and many others
Frequency – about 3 posts per month
Since – Nov 2012

37,571 78,925 3,719,541 8

Retro Asylum » Retro Gaming Podcast

retroasylum.com/category/all..

United Kingdom

About Blog – The UK’s No.1 Retro Gaming Podcast. Curating gaming culture for future generations. The new show would focus on the guys main passion, namely the games that they had grown up with. Unlike other “retro” focused shows that were around at the time, Retro Asylum looked at the scene from a UK prospective.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month

1,503 14,694 3,481,185 9

Retro Gamer Blog

retrogamerblog.com

About Blog – Celebrating the Art of Gaming Focusing on Nintendo, Pokemon, Super Mario Bros, Legend of Zelda, and more classic video game franchises.
Frequency – about 42 posts per week

n/a n/a 995,944 10

Reddit | Retro Gaming: Gaming in the 70s, 80s, and 90s

reddit.com/r/retrogaming

San Francisco, CA

About Blog – For those of us who still love the golden-age of video games, before it was all about the graphics. Atari, Intellevision, ColecoVision, Vectrex, Sega, Nintendo, DOS, and more. It’s all good here as long as it’s gaming from the 70s, 80s, or 90s.
Frequency – about 84 posts per week

1,157,170 516,575 8 11

Retro Games Collector

retrogamescollector.com

About Blog – Retro Games Collector is the brainchild of Ant Harper who has been gaming since the mid 70s. Ant is currently the curator of a large and varied (and growing) retro gaming collection of his own but specialises in Sinclair and Acorn computers.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Dec 2008

1,083 58,176 844,681 12

Vintage Computing and Gaming

vintagecomputing.com

North Carolina

About Blog – The Retrogaming and Retrocomputing Blogazine since 2005. Adventures in vintage computers and retrogaming. Includes articles on classic games and obsolete computers.
Frequency – about 3 posts per month
Since – Nov 2005

n/a 161 1,051,375 13

Pixelated Audio – Video Game Music Podcast & Retro Gaming

pixelatedaudio.com

Bay Area, CA

About Blog – Pixelated Audio is a bi-weekly podcast that focuses on video game music & retro games that span across multiple platforms in an attempt to bring music, history, awareness and some of the gaming culture to people that share a similar passion. Sit back and enjoy the magical sound shower.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month

522 1,391 1,282,518 14 n/a n/a 6,217 15

RetroPie

retropie.org.uk

About Blog – Retro-gaming on the Raspberry Pi. RetroPie is a system to install/configure emulators on an existing OS – The RetroPie Setup Script is released under the GPL.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

n/a 3,426 23,096 16 1,205 311 30,570 17 2,589 2,440 130,328 18

Vintage is the New Old

vintageisthenewold.com

London, England

About Blog – Vintage is The New Old is all about Retro Computing and Retro Games. The website offers daily news, featured articles and much more to help you go down the memory lane!
Frequency – about 7 posts per week
Since – May 2011

943 13,495 684,402 19

My Emulator online

myemulator.online

The 90s

About Blog – Play FREE retro videogames online with our powerful emulator: SNES (Super Nintendo), NES (Nintendo Entertainment System), Game Boy, Genesis (Megadrive), Master System 2, NEO GEO, Arcade and much more. Long live classic videogames!
Frequency – about 7 posts per week

4,906 117 1,088,729 20

F Generation. The Classic and Modern Gaming Databases

rfgeneration.com

Worldwide

About Blog – RF Generation, the Classic and Modern Gaming Databases. Over 80,000 game entries and 5,000 hardware entries, in addition to over 100,000 game and hardware images with more added daily! Are you a collector? Try our collecting tools, or just chat in our forums or blogs. Whatever you do, don’t just tune in, keep yourself glued to channel 3!
Frequency – about 3 posts per week

n/a 237 1,100,881 21

The Arcade Blogger

arcadeblogger.com

About Blog – A blog about classic coin operated video arcade machines. Atari, 70s, 80s and Missile Command are featured as well as arcade articles and arcade restorations.
Frequency – about 4 posts per month

n/a n/a 1,195,587 22

Retromash

retromash.com/blog

UK

About Blog – A mish-mash of 70s/80s/90s retro gaming, TV, movies, toys, comics, gadgets, food, music and misc geekery.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Mar 2014

1,341 2,487 1,191,758 23

Retro Video Gaming

retro-video-gaming.com

Sweden

About Blog – Blog by Heidi and I’ve been collecting video games for well over a decade. I run a blog where I share my passion for retro video games and also review some of the games.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jan 2012

683 8,093 1,435,172 24

Gaming With The Vault

theoldschoolgamevault.com/blog

We Buy Your Used Video Games

About Blog – The Complete Gaming Blog at the Old School Gaming Vault offers you comprehensive coverage of what’s new and old in gaming. From retro reviews of NES classics and flops to cutting edge previews of new games and hardware, the Old School Gaming Vault provides thoughtful, entertaining commentary on games and gaming.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

1,832 1,208 1,657,424 25

Arcade Attack

arcadeattack.co.uk

Croydon, England

About Blog – Welcome to Arcade Attack – a retrogaming blog, podcast and your one-stop shop for humorous retro reviews, interviews and features!
Frequency – about 2 posts per week

458 8,464 3,015,789 26

Old School Game Blog

oldschoolgameblog.com

About Blog – The Old School Game Blog is basically about everything related to retro gaming. Here you’ll find reviews of classic games and hardware, News and comments concerning retro-related projects, Thoughts and opinions about the past and present in the world of gaming, Coverage on everything that has to do with my all-time favourite computer, namely the Amiga.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Mar 2011

n/a 1,864 3,231,043 27 197 551 3,280,821 28

1UP Retro | We Live Retro Gaming

1upretro.com/blog

About Blog – 1UP RETRO, first and foremost, is about celebrating our love of retro video games.We hope to share our love of gaming with all of you through our latest video game products, game play videos, reviews, walkthroughs, and more. Our mission is curate the best retro products for today’s gamers and deliver them with distinctively awesome customer service.
Frequency – about 3 posts per month

191 7 3,284,884 29

The Retro Hour

theretrohour.com

Nottingham, England

About Blog – Your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news and interviews with industry veterans.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Jan 2016

1,952 1,263 3,352,087 30

The Well-Red Mage

thewellredmage.com

Hometown Town

About Blog – The Well-Red Mage leads a writing team specializing in long-form analysis on gaming of all eras. Let’s save journalism & discussion!
Frequency – about 4 posts per week
Since – Feb 2016

63 730 3,626,406 31 2,478 27,526 3,895,477 32

Retro Garden

retrogarden.co.uk

Colwyn Bay, North Wales

About Blog – Retro Garden is a website dedicated to reviewing old games for a multitude of systems. Here you will find Retro Gaming & Video Games Reviews, News and Features and more about all things retro gaming.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

73 188 4,127,587 33

Retronuke | Pixelated Games

retronuke.com

new york

About Blog – Retronuke is an indie game blog for fans of modern pixelated games. If you love retro & pixel art games then plug yourself in with our latest articles.
Frequency – about 3 posts per month

17,576 2,867 4,220,175 34

Retro Gaming RoundUp

retrogamingroundup.com/blog

The Planet Irata

About Blog – Retro Gaming Roundup monthly podcast dedicated to all things retro gaming. Consoles, arcade games, pinball machines and everything in between. And catch our monthly exclusive interviews from legendary video game designers & programmers.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month

3,056 1,674 4,353,524 35

Hagen’s Alley Books – Gaming Books, VGBS Podcast & OCD Retro Collecting

hagensalley.com

About Blog – Blog by Jeffrey Wittenhagen writer, avid retro collector and gamer. Since the early 2000s I have ran a few different content based websites such as vgMastersClub, Hagen’s Horror Haven, Serial Slasher Inc. and contributed to Retrogaming Times Monthly for many years. Now I write many books of various unique styles, typically on retro video games!
Frequency – about 2 posts per week
Since – Dec 2012

5,611 n/a 4,486,908 36

Retro Megabit

retromegabit.com

About Blog – Sharing My Retro Video Game Collection. Here you’ll find a complete listing of games I’m currently playing and collecting. As well as other things that keep me engaged with this hobby; such as modifying and restoring hardware.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month

n/a 24 4,804,452 37

Matt’s Game Exchange

mattsgameexchange.com

Greensboro NC & Florence SC

About Blog – We buy, sell and trade video games and systems. If you want to play it there is a good chance we have it. Games and systems from Atari to the PS4 and Xbox One!
Frequency – about 1 post per month

12,568 114 5,060,367 38

RetroPlayers

retroplayers.co.uk/blog

United Kingdom

About Blog – An Online Retailer of Retro Video Games, Consoles and Modifications. Enjoy the latest retro gaming news relating to consoles, games, accessories and much more.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

102 167 5,444,770 39

Recycled Thoughts from a Retro Gamer

magisterrex.wordpress.com

About Blog – Oldschool games and classic retro gaming from yesteryear! Talking about retrogames, posting pics of memories gone by, and operating an online game store, all without a net. We help retro gamers around the world find their missing gaming memories.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

1,209 4,312 5,634,884 40

Video Game Museum

videogamemuseum.com

San Diego, CA

About Blog – VideoGameMuseum, we know that most retro video game collectors are essentially creating their own personal, mini museums. Our goal as VideoGameMuseum.com is to promote retro gaming, collecting, and game preservation techniques as well as to provide top-quality tools, games, systems, and accessories to our fellow retro gamers worldwide.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – May 2009

1,779 3,262 5,646,716 41

RetroGame – All About Retro Gaming

retrogame.club/blogs/retroga..

Los Angeles, CA

About Blog – RetroGame not only provides tutorials on how to build your own handmade gaming consoles, community discussions on the best retro games you may or may not have played, but we even sell our own powerful and customizable consoles. Our mission is to be the most professional and definitive source for custom-made retro game consoles, with the best customer support available in the world.
Frequency – about 3 posts per month

223 3,481 6,137,309 42

RetroGame Club – Tutorials & Guides

retrogame.club/blogs/tutorials

Los Angeles, CA

About Blog – Retro Game Club is an independent, family-owned business specializing in everything related to retro gaming! Our mission is to be the most professional and definitive source for custom-made retro game consoles, with the best customer support available in the world.
Frequency – about 2 posts per week

223 3,476 6,140,975 43 272 1,571 6,179,685 44

Classic Game Fest

classicgamefest.com

Austin,TX

About Blog – An annual RETRO gaming convention celebrating the world of classic video games. Retro game tournaments, concerts, speakers, costume contests, & more!
Frequency – about 2 posts per month

22,418 1,327 6,363,908 45

RetroGame Man

retrogameman.com

Toronto

About Blog – On the RetroGame Man blog, Ken provides reviews of Retro Games of the 80’s and 90’s.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Oct 2015

34 981 6,430,326 46

Level Up Video Games

levelupvideogames.net

Santa Cruz, CA

About Blog – Level Up Video Games is the newest and coolest video game store in Santa Cruz. Our Trade-in values are unbeatable guaranteed and we carry an amazing selection of retro and next gen video games. Level Up Video games is a cool and original game store like no other game store you have ever seen.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

2,480 204 6,645,535 47

Retro Dustbin

retrodustbin.com

About Blog – Retro Dustbin is a retro gaming blog that provides reviews, pickups, news and more. The team loves old games and loves to talk about them. As they get new games or just play their old favorites, it will be chronicled on the blog.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

153 1,569 6,972,044 48

Retro Gaming Life

famicomfreak.blogspot.com

Miami Beach, FL

About Blog – This is a site dedicated to retro gaming in particular but it’ll have other things as well. We are open minded to all sorts of gaming included non-video gaming.
Frequency – about 9 posts per week
Since – Nov 2008

2,430 1,120 7,203,320 49

Fair Game Retro Video Games Blog

fairgameretro.com/blog

About Blog – Are you a retro gamer? Fair Game Retro Video Games carries all your favorite games and consoles from Atari through current generation consoles. We also buy games and systems. Get cash for your games!
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jun 2016

10,557 n/a 7,728,079 50

Retro Yak

retroyak.com

About Blog – Love Retro Gaming? Come on in! We have new reviews and articles, as we’re exploring our experiences of the 80s / 90s playing classic video games! I intend to provide reviews of actual retro games and also reviews of indie games that either have been inspired by, are based on, or just have the flavour of a retro game.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

32,144 n/a 8,562,566 51 22 n/a 9,727,385 52

MyGamerXP | Modern and Retro Gaming

mygamerxp.com

About Blog – MyGamerXP is all about my gaming experiences, both retro and the current generation in the form of video reviews, opinion pieces, informative research and the gaming community.
Frequency – about 1 post per month

265 8,649 10,283,219 53

The Retro League

theretroleague.com

About Blog – The Retro League is a podcast that covers all things retro gaming. Each week we talk about the latest retro gaming news and share our favorite games from the 70s-90s.

Frequency – about 1 post per week

776 1,582 11,377,339 54

Retro Gaming Blog

retrogamingblog.co.uk

South West, England

About Blog – A blog that reviews classic video games, interviews industry developers and documents the changing medium of games. Here you’ll find reviews, interviews and how to play all encompassed in a variety of media.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jan 2014

n/a 4,297 11,421,860 55

Famicomblog

famicomblog.blogspot.com

Japan

About Blog – An old Japanese video game console sits in my living room and I write things about it. Blog about the Famicom, retro video games, retro Japan, and 80s stuff in general.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Dec 2009

n/a 254 11,606,359 56

Retro Gamer Ireland

retrogamerireland.com

About Blog – Retro video game nerd with a love of nostalgia and all things gaming. My aim is to relive and replay the video games of my childhood while also discovering all new retro consoles and games that passed me by in the early days. Blog by Naoise O’ Hare.
Frequency – about 3 posts per month

n/a n/a 12,641,069 57 n/a n/a 16,108,730 58 n/a n/a 17,809,151 59

Retro Gaming Craze

retrogamingcraze.com/blog

Durango, CO

About Blog – Retro Gaming Craze started because I love to play vintage video games. I have a huge collection of games and wanted to hook up with other people who had the same passion for gaming like I do. One of the things I want to do is review games and put honest evaluations of new technology which makes gaming experience
Frequency – about 1 post per week

n/a 1,916 n/a 60

Retro Treasures

retro-treasures.blogspot.com

Vintagetech Town

About Blog – Retro Treasures is the daily resource of retro gaming pleasure both for the collector and the nostalgic or historically inclined gamer. Discovering retro gaming oddities, rarities and bargains.

Frequency – about 2 posts per week
Since – Feb 2007

839 144 n/a 61

Great Retro Gaming

blog.arcade-pie.com

Ireland

About Blog – Arcade Pie is an all-in-one retro gaming console. Arcade Pie will play all of your favorite retro games on your HDTV – from the Atari 2600 to the PlayStation. You can now see how good you really are at these classic games! It also supports multi-player for up to 4 people so you can game with friends to see who is the ultimate retro gamer.
Frequency – about 2 posts per week

618 38 n/a 62 105 177 n/a 63 n/a n/a n/a 64 n/a n/a n/a 65

Retro Gamer Randomness

retrogamerrandomness.com

About Blog – Welcome to my retro gaming blog. If you are anything like me, and prefer old school gaming over modern games, you’ll find something of interest. I hope you enjoy reading this!
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Nov 2015

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