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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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Double Dragon Trilogy Now Available on iOS and Android

Double Dragon Trilogy Now Available on iOS and Android The classic beat em up series Double Dragon is now available on iOS and Android devices. Double Dragon Trilogy contains Double Dragon, Double Dragon 2: The Revenge and Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone. All three games are playable in classic Arcade mode where players will attempt to play the game in...
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Double Dragon Trilogy Dated for iOS and Android

Double Dragon Trilogy Dated for iOS and Android Retro brawler Double Dragon, Double Dragon 2: The Revenge, and Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone will be released for iOS and Android as the Double Dragon Trilogy. Developers DotEmu has implemented some tweaks in the game, including an Arcade and Story game mode, three difficulty levels, the choice...
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“Hints & Tips for Videogame Pioneers” Begins Kickstarter Campaign

“Hints & Tips for Videogame Pioneers” Begins Kickstarter Campaign Earlier today, Hewson Consultants Ltd, the company behind a number of classic games of 80’s like Nebulus and Uridium, revealed that they will be Kickstarting an informative new book. “Hints and Tips for Videogame Pioneers” is designed with the intention of sharing the experiences of a...
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SEGA Retro Accessories Announced!

SEGA Retro Accessories Announced! Tommo, Inc. an American video games publisher and whole sale hardware/software distributor, known for Jump Super Stars and Jump Ultimate Stars, has teamed up with SEGA® of America, Inc. to produce Iphone5/5S  accessories commemorating 25th anniversary of the Genesis console as well as the Game Gear,...
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Flashback Review

Flashback Review Flashback Developer: VectorCell Publisher: Ubisoft Platforms:  XBLA (Reviewed), PSN, Windows Release Date: August 21st for Xbox, TBA for other platforms Price: 800 Microsoft Points – Available Here Overview Flashback is a HD remake of the 1992 SEGA Megadrive game of the same name. Primarily a...
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NEOGEO X Gold Coming to Australia in Limited Numbers

NEOGEO X Gold Coming to Australia in Limited Numbers The good news is that Australian retro fans will finally have a chance to purchase a NEOGEO X Gold device at their local EB Games on August 15th. The bad news is that the NEOGEO X Gold will only be released in limited numbers. The NEOGEO X Gold comes with 20 games pre-loaded onto the device, and features a...
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Exciting Power Rangers News from Comic-Con

Exciting Power Rangers News from Comic-Con “It’s Morphin’ Time!” Was that the battle cry of your childhood? Did you and your friends argue over who would have to be the blue ranger? Was Tommy the most bad-ass hero ever? If you answered yes to any of those questions then we have some ridiculously exciting news for you! Power...
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NEOGEO X Classics and Mega Pack Now Available

NEOGEO X Classics and Mega Pack Now Available Tommo Inc has teamed up with SNK Playmore to re-release some of the greatest games on the NEOGEO on their NEOGEO X console. The NEOGEO X is a hand held console that comes with 20 titles pre-loaded onto the device. Owners who need more games will be thrilled to hear that Tommo Inc has released the NEOGEO X...
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Shadow Of The Eternals Kickstarter campaign put on hold

Shadow Of The Eternals Kickstarter campaign put on hold While the Kickstarter campaign for the successor to Eternal Darkness is soon to vanish, those eagerly awaiting the game, entitled Shadow of the Eternals have nothing to fear. Despite a very slow uptake in financial backing, the games developer, Precursor, have announced some “exciting new developments”,...
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Check Out Smooth McGroove’s Sonic 2 And Street Fighter Songs

Check Out Smooth McGroove’s Sonic 2 And Street Fighter Songs Many of you may not have heard of Smooth McGroove, but those of you who have likely can’t get his tunes out of your head. If you’ve not become a fan yet, it will only take one listen to get its hooks into you. Though he does other music as well, he’s becoming a well-beloved voice in the...
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Kick Cyber-Ass Today in Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

Kick Cyber-Ass Today in Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Ubisoft are pumped to announce that their standalone retro-futurist, cyber-shooter Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is now available for digital download on PC for $17.95, Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 (1200 Microsoft Points), PlayStation Network for $21.95 and retail PC for $19.95. Our review went up this...
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Review

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Review Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Platforms: XBLA (Reviewed), PSN, PC Release Date: May 1st, 2013 Price: 1200 MS Points (XBLA – Available Here) $21.95 (PSN) $17.95 (PC – Digital) $19.95 (PC – Retail) Overview Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, at first, seemed...
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Ubisoft Autumn Digital Days 2013: Hands-On Coverage

Ubisoft Autumn Digital Days 2013: Hands-On Coverage Yesterday, I attended the inaugural Ubisoft Autumn Digital Days 2013 event. This event has been held in the past – specifically in France as the Spring Digital Days – but this was a first for Australia and the Southern Hemisphere at that. Present were a total of 8 titles ready for hands-on time,...
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Ubisoft Autumn Digital Days 2013: Hands-Off Impressions

Ubisoft Autumn Digital Days 2013: Hands-Off Impressions Yesterday, I attended the inaugural Ubisoft Autumn Digital Days 2013 event. This event has been held in the past – specifically in France as the Spring Digital Days – but this was a first for Australia and the Southern Hemisphere at that. Present were a total of 8 titles ready for hands-on time,...
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