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 Classics: Volume 1-5 and the NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume one, containing fifteen of the best t...

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”, that require the campaign to be scratched and rebuilt with these new ideas in mind. Precursor e...

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 gaming community for the vocal covers he does of classic video game music while his cat, Charl...

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 morning. Here’s an official description: Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Far Cry 3: Blood Dr...

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 a well-crafted, committed April Fools’ joke. But, the registration with the Austral...

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, and another that was included in the brief opening presentation, but was curiously missing ...

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, and another that was included in the brief opening presentation, but was curiously missing ...

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 Shooter taking place on a bizarre open-world island crawling with evil. Welcome to an 80’s VHS vi...

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 official information has been released on the title outside of what was gleaned from the teaser site ...

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 suffer the same fate as consoles like the 3DO, Jaguar, and TurboGrafix, where modern gamers ha...

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 series could be making a come back in some form. The game’s programmer/co-designer Dan Geis...

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 Gemini Rue will be released for the iPhone and iPad this spring!  This marks the first App Sto...

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