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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 like...
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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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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon a Standalone Title, Comes Out May 1st

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon a Standalone Title, Comes Out May 1st The details are all coming together now on Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. The Xbox Live Marketplace listing for the game has been updated with the release date, an expanded overview and clarification on the format of the release. First off, here is the overview: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is THE Kick-Ass Cyber...
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Screenshots Leak

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Screenshots Leak Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sounds like an April Fool’s joke, but the fact that it was listed by the Australian Classification Board confirmed to everyone that this was a real retro spin-off. Now, the first screenshots of the game have leaked online and you can view them in the gallery below! No...
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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Sega Mega Drive

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Sega Mega Drive Going by the original Japanese launch date of October 1988, the Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis) turns 25 in 2013. It’s an occasion worth celebrating, and what’s pleasing is that the Mega Drive is a name that is still well known and relevant in the modern gaming scene. It certainly didn’t...
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Road Rash may reappear if fans show interest

Road Rash may reappear if fans show interest Remember a game called Road Rash? It hasn’t shown up on any platform in ten years but when it debuted back in the ’90s it was an exciting, if simple, motorcycle racing game that allowed players to beat up other racers with chains, tasers, pipes, their fists and more. Well it seems that the...
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Wadjet Eye Games Gives Reason For Retro Adventure Fans To Rejoice

Wadjet Eye Games Gives Reason For Retro Adventure Fans To Rejoice Fans of adventure games in general have been treated to what feels like a renaissance of the genre over the last couple of years.  Now adventure game fans have a couple more reasons to part with their hard earned money, and it’s all thanks to Wadjet Eye Games. The highly lauded retro adventure game...
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Celebrating 25 years of Final Fantasy

Celebrating 25 years of Final Fantasy It all began as a last ditch effort to create a game that would sell reasonably well in 1987, but 25 years later it stands as one of the most iconic and successful video game franchises of all time, I am of course talking about Final Fantasy. Ever since its debut on the Nintendo Entertainment System, the...
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Capcom Arcade Cabinet to head West

Capcom Arcade Cabinet to head West If you were concerned that Capcom’s… Capcom Arcade Cabinet… wasn’t going to be released in the West then you can now breath a sigh of relief because today the company has announced that it is indeed coming to the States and elsewhere for the XBLA and PSN. Currently there are barely...
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Pass the time with these retro Apple 2 games on your browser.

Pass the time with these retro Apple 2 games on your browser. Are your siblings still sleeping and you want to open presents? Or maybe your family is wasting time sustaining their bodies with petty nutrients before the fun stuff. Or you are like me and are stuck on the lame side of the world where we are perpetually stuck in the past. Either way, presents are waiting...
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