New Oddworld Projects Announced

Looks like I can cross one game of my list of Five Games That Need a Revival: the long dormant Oddworld series is getting a lot of attention lately, with several projects in development – including a new game! Oddworld Inhabitants, the original developers, may have migrated to film, but they’ve handed the reigns over to Just Add Water, who are busying themselves on several new Oddworld proje...

NBA Jam Available on iOS

 iOS and Android have proved to be valuable platforms for replaying classic games you can’t play without owning the original consoles. EA have revived the classic arcade game, NBA Jam, available in the iTunes App Store from today. The game has received a graphical facelift from the pixely look of the ’90s, but still maintains the playful visual style. The original voiceover announcer, ...

Five Games That Need A Revival

Recently, many classic game franchises have been revived, after long periods out of the limelight. I don’t need to remind you of a certain Duke, who’s lack of releases in the last decade has become an industry joke. In addition, two Nintendo favourites, Donkey Kong and Kirby, have starred in new platforming games, after years of only being used to flesh out the rosters of Smash Bros an...

Nintendo Trademarks Phrase “It’s On Like Donkey Kong”…

Yes, you heard that right, Nintendo has now trademarked the famous phrase “It’s on Like Donkey Kong” in celebration of the release of Donkey Kong Country Returns next week. Back in the ages of arcade, the phrase was started as a competitive way of trash talking your foe and now that Nintendo owns the phrase for Donkey Kong Country Returns, I would expect it to be used more than e...

Mortal Kombat: Six New Screenshots

Netherrealm Studios released today six new screenshots for Mortal Kombat, the re-imagination of the classic series using current generation technology, like we always dreamed about, right? In the following screenshots we can see the return of two of our favorite characters, princess Kitana and the cyborg Cyrax, and three different arenas, Living Forest, from Mortal Kombat II, Jade’s Desert, ...

Rock Band Tracks for next week

Next week on Rockband sees the arrival of Creedence Clearwater Revival Tracks. Check out the full list below, and enjoy playing some of these classics! Creedence Clearwater Revival Tracks – 160 Microsoft points each “Bad Moon Rising “Born on the Bayou” “Down on the Corner” “Fortunate Son (Original Version)” “Green River” “I Heard It...

Classic Mortal Kombat is coming back!

I never thought I would live to see this day, but it seems like Mortal Kombat will receive the same treatment as SFIV: a re-imagination of the classic games for the current generation! Mortal Kombat (all-new game) The newest chapter of the iconic fight franchise marks a triumphant return to the series’ mature presentation and a reinvention of its classic 2D fighting mechanic. Driven by an all new ...

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