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Coleco strikes back with COLECO Chameleon Old-School Console

Coleco strikes back with COLECO Chameleon Old-School Console For anyone out there that has no clue what a ColecoVision is let’s start off with a bit of a history lesson. The original ColecoVision by Coleco Industries was a 2nd generation home video game console release in August of 1982, and personally speaking was my first ever video game console I ever owed....
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Funstock.co.uk Announces the Blaze Tab Retro Gaming Tablet

Funstock.co.uk Announces the Blaze Tab Retro Gaming Tablet Funstock.co.uk, the number one destination for retro gaming in Europe, has announced the BLAZE®TAB. It is a brand new gaming tablet aimed specifically at retro gamers. The tablet features a quad core processor and a dedicated graphics processor. It can play all retro games made for consoles including but...
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Cyber Gadget’s Retrofreak Video Game Console is Now Available for Pre-order

Cyber Gadget’s Retrofreak Video Game Console is Now Available for Pre-order About three and a half months ago, Japanese video game paraphernalia designer Cyber Gadget revealed their Retrofreak retro video game console system. Previously translated details can be found here and here. Just this week, Cyber Gadget revealed that the system is planned for release this October, and the...
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World 1-1 Documentary Premieres Today on Steam

World 1-1 Documentary Premieres Today on Steam The documentary on the early days of video gaming, World 1-1, launched today on Steam. The film covers the explosive growth that shook the entertainment industry and the near death of the video game industry during that time. Major figures in the industry like Nolan Bushnell, co-founder of Atari, and...
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Cyber Gadget Reveals More Details About Their Retrofreak Retro Game System

Cyber Gadget Reveals More Details About Their Retrofreak Retro Game System Today, Cyber Gadget revealed more details about their Retrofreak retro gaming system. The new details have been translated here into English, along with a previously revealed detail about how HDMI works with the system. Retrofreak can connect to a television with a HDMI cable. Games can be upscaled to...
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Cyber Gadget Announces Retrofreak Retro Game System

Cyber Gadget Announces Retrofreak Retro Game System Cyber Gadget, a Japanese company that develops video game console paraphernalia, has recently announced a new retro game system called Retrofreak. The details translate as follows: Retrofreak will allow you to play video game software from no less than 11 different types of cartridges via an adapter that...
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World 1-1: The Pioneers Documentary Launches on January 15th

World 1-1: The Pioneers Documentary Launches on January 15th After their successful Kickstarter campaign, Lighthouse Pictures will be releasing their video game documentary on January 1th, 2015. World 1-1: The Pioneers covers the early days of video gaming, when arcades happily munched on the week’s allowances. Film makers Jeanette Garcia and Daryl Rodriguez...
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Thimbleweed Park: A New Game From the Creators of Maniac Mansion

Thimbleweed Park: A New Game From the Creators of Maniac Mansion Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick are the geniuses behind much loved games such as Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island. Now they seem to be taking a journey back into the past (1987 to be more precise) with their new project Thimbleweed Park. This new game promises to “rediscover the charm of the point and click...
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Super Hidden Gems – Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie

Super Hidden Gems – Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie We call a lot of games hidden gems that are not so hidden. Deadly Premonition, Indigo Prophecy, Flower…the list goes on and on. While these titles did not see mainstream promotion, they are not even in the same category of “hidden” when compared to the games you knew existed, but chose to...
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Ready To Run coming exclusively to PlayStation 4

Ready To Run coming exclusively to PlayStation 4 Yielding from Eastern Europe, independent game developer Beatshapers Ltd has announced that their upcoming title – Ready to Run – will be available as a PlayStation 4 exclusive. Remember playing with your R.C. cars and track sets? Well, Beatshapers is trying to bring out the retro feel while...
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Super Hidden Gems – The Aquatic Games

Super Hidden Gems – The Aquatic Games We call a lot of games hidden gems that are not so hidden. Deadly Premonition, Indigo Prophecy, Flower…the list goes on and on. While these titles did not see mainstream promotion, they are not even in the same category of “hidden” when compared to the games you knew existed, but chose to...
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The String Arcade Album by String Quartet Now Available for PreOrder

The String Arcade Album by String Quartet Now Available for PreOrder After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Dren McDonald and Jason Poss are now accepting pre-orders for their string quartet album with a modern video game twist. The String Arcade features 15 tracks from games both modern and retro. The composers hope to inspire gamers to learn the viola, violin, and cello....
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Super Hidden Gems – Spice World

Super Hidden Gems – Spice World We call a lot of games hidden gems that are not so hidden. Deadly Premonition, Indigo Prophecy, Flower…the list goes on and on. While these titles did not see mainstream promotion, they are not even in the same category of “hidden” when compared to the games you knew existed, but chose to...
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