Last Ninja 2 on Konix, Video and New Screens
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Last Ninja 2 on Konix, Video and New Screens

Earlier this year we covered the announcement that Last Ninja 2 for the Konix Multisystem retrogaming platform. Now, there has been a slight update made available. Namely a video of the game running in a Konix emulator which shows the disks were still good and readable and some new screenshots. This is exciting news considering ... Read More»
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Five Great Side Scrolling Action Games that are Not Mario
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Five Great Side Scrolling Action Games that are Not Mario

It is no secret to retrogaming fans that Nintendo single handedly revived the North American video game market with their Nintendo Entertainment System and a little game called Super Mario Bros. Nintendo was not new to the North American gaming world, they had several titles out on earlier consoles when they were, what would later ... Read More»
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Toejam & Earl- Back in the Groove Looking for Some Financial Love
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Toejam & Earl- Back in the Groove Looking for Some Financial Love

Greg Johnson, one of the two creators/owners of the Toejam & Earl games, has put the latest adventure of the funky dudes up on Kickstarter. The last time we saw this duo was on the Xbox, which was an updated version of the game that was intended for the Sega Dreamcast. That version was less ... Read More»
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Leilani’s Island Mixes Nintendo Classic Platformers to Create New Inspired Adventure
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Leilani’s Island Mixes Nintendo Classic Platformers to Create New Inspired Adventure

How many interesting 2D side scrolling games can you name that come from homebrew developers? Sure, we have our darker stuff with Castlevania: Spectral Interlude or Infernax but there are not many “family friendly” safe games in this category. It is like developers automatically fall to the dark side of the game world for some ... Read More»
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Infernax Bringing 8-Bit Horror 2D Action Back from the Dead
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Infernax Bringing 8-Bit Horror 2D Action Back from the Dead

Ah, the good old days of 8-Bit gaming. For those of us that have been around long enough to remember those days, particularly the end of that era, will probably remember how gamers quickly dropped it. Sure, what is old becomes new again, and in this day and age of super detailed graphics, orchestral audio ... Read More»
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Narwhal-dueling indie title Starwhal heading to PS4 and PS3 next week
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Narwhal-dueling indie title Starwhal heading to PS4 and PS3 next week

Ottawa-based indie developer Breakfall has revealed that Starwhal, their upcoming cetacean-based combat title, has a release date on PS4 and PS3: February 24th. On the PlayStation Blog today, company co-founder and game designer Mike Keough revealed that Starwhal will be available for $11.99 and described the game as “narwhals dueling in a retro vision of deep ... Read More»
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Mad Wizard- A Candelabra Chronicle Released for Nintendo Entertainment System
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Mad Wizard- A Candelabra Chronicle Released for Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System is seeing a new release called Mad Wizard- A Candelabra Chronicle, a title we have covered in the past (here). Mad Wizard is a creation by Sly Dog Studios who have teamed up with RetroUSB to release a physical see through blue cartridge that is compatible with the Nintendo NES. Fans ... Read More»
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Castlevania Spectral Interlude Review by Retro Gaming Magazine
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Castlevania Spectral Interlude Review by Retro Gaming Magazine

Okay, this is a tough review to write for me. Not because it is a bad game or anything but because Castlevania Spectral Interlude is just so damned good. While this is a fan made title, i.e. technically illegal as Konami has not licensed this version, it feels like an official Konami release. Aleksander Udotov ... Read More»
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Jungle Rumble, Minutes now available across PlayStation platforms
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Jungle Rumble, Minutes now available across PlayStation platforms

Two indie games launched today across Playstation platforms: Jungle Rumble, a rhythm-puzzler from Disco Pixel, and Minutes, an “abstract action game with retro DNA” from Red Phantom Games. As described in a post on the PlayStation Blog, Jungle Rumble blends touchscreen-tapping with solving rhythm-based puzzles that involve tapping on monkeys and drums to throw coconuts ... Read More»
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Bioshock 2 will return to digital stores ‘soon,’ says 2K
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Bioshock 2 will return to digital stores ‘soon,’ says 2K

Bioshock 2 and its add-on packs are no longer available on Steam, Amazon, Apple’s App Store, the PlayStation Store, and Xbox Games Store, but 2K has said that the game will return to digital stores soon. “BioShock 2 has been temporarily removed from the Steam, Xbox Live, and PlayStation Network marketplaces and will return to these digital ... Read More»
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Samurai Pizza Cats on Nintendo NES Translated to French
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Samurai Pizza Cats on Nintendo NES Translated to French

To say thank you to our readers over in France I figured it would be best to bring up a fun bit of news specifically for them. On the Nintendo Famicom, in Japan, we saw a game based on the popular television show, unfortunately, this game never made it stateside. At least not officially. There ... Read More»
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Matrix: Quest for Deliverance Released for MSX Gaming Computer
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Matrix: Quest for Deliverance Released for MSX Gaming Computer

Matrix: Quest for Deliverance is not a port, homage or anything, related to the movie franchise of the same name. No, this Matrix game is one from way back in October of 1994. Matrix: Quest for Deliverance is a Breakout/Arkanoid style game, one of the earliest styles of entertainment that video games saw... Read More»
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Super Mario Bros 64 DS Becomes Sunshine 64 DS
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Super Mario Bros 64 DS Becomes Sunshine 64 DS

The Super Mario Bros franchise has been a hit for Nintendo, which is a fact. There is no doubting that Nintendo’s overall success has been greatly influenced by their little Italian plumber. Even though Mario is huge for Nintendo, that doesn’t mean that his exploits always reach the platform that fans would like them to. ... Read More»
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Far Cry 4 patch adds co-op to custom maps
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Far Cry 4 patch adds co-op to custom maps

Ubisoft has rolled out Title Update 5 for Far Cry 4 on all platforms that adds co-op to maps created with the in-game editor. As well as adding co-op to custom maps, the patch also fixes several connectivity issues with co-op, addresses checkpoint placement issues, improves matchmaking stability in PvP, and more. The full patch ... Read More»
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Hotline Miami phone number, tweet point to March 10 release
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Hotline Miami phone number, tweet point to March 10 release

A Miami-Dade phone number posted on the official Hotline Miami Twitter account reveals Wrong Number will arrive March 10. Shared midday yesterday, the 786 number dumps callers to an unsettling voicemail in which 50 Blessings, Hotline Miami’s in-game nationalists out to dismantle the Russo-American coalition, eerily announce that “Together we March into the future” before ... Read More»
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