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R'cade Mag Insider 5.14.2012

Posted by Rob Maerz on May 14, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Pre-order Retrocade Magazine Volume 1 Issue 1 Print Edition

Pre-order Retrocade Magazine's premiere print issue today from Pixel Nation. Click here to go to Pixel Nation's web store and click the "Pre-order Hard Copy" link.

Retrocade Magazine's New Managing Editor

Professional writer and photographer Catherine DeSpira has accepted a position with Retrocade Magazine as its new Managing Editor. You can read the press release here.

Atari 2600 Tournament Closes Out 2011-12 Season

Retrocade Magazine's Atari 2600 Tournament presented by GameGavel Video Game Auctions closed out a successful inaugural tournament season. The season saw some exciting come from behind victories and close finishes and the Atari 2600 Tournament was no exception.

Marc Cohen came from behind to win the Atari 2600 Tournament by just 1.26% over Scott Stilphen. Stilphen otherwise dominated the tournament from the start. Atari 5200 Tournament champ Virender Dayal finished in third.

Tournament Final Standings

100.0% Marc Cohen

98.74% Scott Stilphen

75.16% Virender Dayal

73.77% A. Peter Mee

46.21% Brandon LeCroy

38.19% Rob Maerz

23.83% Ed Kelly

Tournament Top Scores


248,000 Scott Stilphen


761,070 Christian Keilback 


999,970 Scott Stilphen



716,600 Marc Cohen


21,464 Marc Cohen


99,900 Scott Stilphen


56,090 Marc Cohen


945,875 Marc Cohen


60,910 Marc Cohen

60,910 Virender Dayal

60,910 A. Peter Mee


19,145 Marc Cohen


1,404,600 Marc Cohen


14,690 Marc Cohen


104,500 A. Peter Mee


Votava Sets New World Record On R'cade Live!

Gaming World Wide's NES Bro Off 2012 pitted four top class Mario Bros. (NES) players going head to head in a live stream that was broadcast on R'cade Live! May 5, 2012. Tom Votava set the new world record with a score of 10,777,770.

The event was a huge success as $227.13 was raised for the American Cancer Society.

Click here to view archived video.

New Retroboards High Scores

Berzerk (2600) 761,070 Christian Keilback

Demon Attack (2600) 999,970 Scott Stilphen

Donkey Kong (2600) 716,600 Marc Cohen

Frogger (2600) 21,464 Marc Cohen

Gorf (2600) 99,900 Scott Stilphen

Midnight Magic (2600) 945,875 Marc Cohen

Pooyan (2600) 19,145 Marc Cohen

Solar Fox (2600) 1,404,600 Marc Cohen

Wizard of Wor (2600) 104,500 A. Peter Mee

Star Force (NES) 399,400 Mason Cramer

Tetris [Nintendo B-Type] (NES) 177,004 Ben Mullen


GameDay 2012, which was scheduled for the weekend of June 29, has been postponed. 


Fury Unlimited's port of  Warrior for Vectrex has been delayed. The new target release date is June 25, 2012.

Token Mania Returns!

TOKEN MANIA returns June 1! Earn 1000 tokens every time you submit a score that surpasses another player's top score on the Retroboards. Whomever earns the most tokens during TOKEN MANIA receives a free digital edition of Retrocade Magazine issue #3! Register with the Retrocade Magazine forums and start posting your scores today!


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