Category: News

The HG101 Guide to Beat-Em-Ups Vol. 1 is now available!

It’s been about a week or so, but the HG101 Guide to Beat-Em-Ups Volume 1 is now available at Amazon,

Retro Game Super Translation Selection I & II featured in latest Storybundle!

Two of our books about video game localization – Retro Game Super Translation Selection and Retro Game Super Translation Selection

A Guide to Japanese Role-Playing Games Now Available!

It’s been in the works for over two years, but A Guide to Japanese Role-Playing Games, published by Bitmap Books,

Retro Game Super Translation Selection II is now available!

The Retro Game Super Translation Selection series is written by Hanenashi Error, who runs a website comparing differences in translations

The Complete History of Rygar now available!

Brian Riggsbee is a Rygar superfan, and he’s created the definitive guidebook to the series with The Legend of Argus:

Patreon Updates and Projects News for 2021

We’re making a few updates to the Patreon tiers and goals for 2021! New Goals: ● $2,500 – Pay raise

HG101 Presents The Guide to Shoot-Em-Ups Vol. 2 is now available, plus Itch.io sale!

The Guide to Shoot-Em-Ups Vol. 2 is now available! You can check out the full list of games covered on

Wrestling with Pixels featured in latest Storybundle!

THE SPRING GETAWAY GAME BUNDLE The Spring Getaway Game Bundle – Curated by David L. Craddock Grass is turning from

Zoom Panel on Nintendo History at the Chester Public Library

This Tuesday, April 13th at 6:30 EST I’ll be giving a Zoom panel on the history of Nintendo characters in

Open submissions for Japanese Video Game Obscurity column

We recently hit out Patreon goal for weekly feature columns, most of which have been part of the Japanese Video

Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Famicom Disk System with 50% off our Complete Guide ebook!

The Famicom Disk System is 35 years old this month! Released on February 21, 1986, it was home to numerous

Digital version of Untold History of Japanese Game Developers Vol. 3 now available

Previously, the third volume of the Untold History of Japanese Game Developers was only available in paperback, but a digital

Patreon Postcards, Recent Books, and Plans for 2021

So 2020 is (finally) coming to a close, which means it’s time to give an update on everything going on

Greatest Hits Storybundle includes 95 ebooks, including 13 HG101 books!

The latest Storybundle includes a whopping 95 video game-themed ebooks, including 13 of ours, for only $30! It’s an incredible

Fundraiser for Rob Strangman

Rob Strangman has been a part of the retro gaming scene since the late 1990s. He’s founded several websites, including

HG101 Early Holiday book sale on itch.io!

To celebrate the launch of our long-awaited Shin Megami Tensei / Persona book, we’re having a holiday sale on our

The Unofficial Shin Megami Tensei and Persona book is now available!

After nearly seven years of work, The Unofficial Guide to Shin Megami Tensei and Persona has finally been released! Paperbacks

Submissions are open again!

Hello! It’s time to re-open HG101 submissions for 2021! Are you interested in contributing? We cover a wide variety of

HG101 Namco Digest and Tales from French Game Developers ebooks in the latest Storybundle!

Both our HG101 Digest Vol. 6: Namco Arcade Classics and Épopée – Tales from French Game Developers books from last year is available in

Origins of the JRPG Panel at Uplink This Saturday at 10:30 AM

The ongoing pandemic has canceled pretty much every convention through the rest of the year, but the Long Island Retro

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