Jon

Jon Reddick is a well-credentialed nerd of the 80s, classic game fan, and technology geek. He merged those interests into the creation of GenXGrownUp: a weekly podcast and YouTube channel which explores and celebrates media, games, tech, toys, comics, and pop culture of yesterday and today through the eyes of Generation X'ers.
My Arcade Teaser Controller
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What Is My Arcade Hinting At? | CES 2024 Teaser Images

Again this year, My Arcade has started dropping cryptic, teaser images on social media hinting at new product designs which we expect to be revealed at CES 2024 (Consumer Electronics Show). Join Jon has he scours the image for clues to what My Arcade might have in store for the gaming market this year. #myarcade […]
namco museum mini player
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Namco Museum Mini Player | Why Wasn’t THIS the Way?

Five years ago, My Arcade released the Namco Museum Mini Player. It was a 10” cabinet with a vertical aspect ratio screen, loaded with real arcade versions of a number of classics like Pac-Man, Dig Dug, & Galaga. It was released right alongside the first wave of Micro Players that included NES ports of the […]
blaze taito super pocket
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Taito Super Pocket Review | The Next Big Thing?

The Blaze Taito Super Pocket (Hyper Mega Tech) not only sports 18 Taito arcade games, save states, scan lines, variable difficulty, and an included rechargeable battery, but also allows for expansion with already-established Blaze Evercade cartridges! Could this flavor of cart-based handheld be the net to take the market by storm? We run it through […]