Out of this World/Another World re-release spotted on German ratings board
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Out of this World/Another World re-release spotted on German ratings board

The 20th anniversary edition of Out of this World (better known as Another World outside the U.S.) is listed on the German ratings board for current- and next-gen consoles, NeoGAF user “Pennywise” reports. Éric Chahi’s critically lauded cinematic platformer/adventure game originally debuted in 1991 on the Amiga and Star ST, later ported to SNES, Sega ... Read More»
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Nintendo passed up the opportunity to partner up with Activision on Skylanders
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Nintendo passed up the opportunity to partner up with Activision on Skylanders

Before Skylanders skyrocketed to success, Activision approached Nintendo to partner with them on the venture, but the gaming giant didn’t want to commit, Polygon reports. Speaking with Polygon, Skylanders developer Toys for Bob’s co-founders Fred Ford and Paul Reiche explained how both they and Activision thought Nintendo an ideal fit as a partner, considering the ... Read More»
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Game Hack: New Super Mario World 2 (Super Mario World 2:  Yoshi’s Island) for Super Nintendo
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Game Hack: New Super Mario World 2 (Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island) for Super Nintendo

While Nintendo has been getting mixed reviews on the latest side scrolling action platformer on the 3DS, Yoshi’s New Island, fans have taken the original and created a new game from it. Everything is changed around creating a “new” game based upon the original... Read More»
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Joe Danger 2 on Vita will feature playable Atoi and Iota from Tearaway, Sackboy
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Joe Danger 2 on Vita will feature playable Atoi and Iota from Tearaway, Sackboy

Joe Danger 2’s upcoming Vita port will feature three characters from Media Molecule games, developer Hello Games announced today. In a post on the PlayStation Blogs, videogame consultant and freelance journalist Alex Wiltshire revealed that LittleBigPlanet’s Sackboy and Tearaway’s Atoi and Iota will be playable characters in the upcoming handheld port of Hello Games’ 2012 ... Read More»
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Jet Car Stunts coming to PC, PS3, PS4, Vita, and Xbox 360 Q2 this year
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Jet Car Stunts coming to PC, PS3, PS4, Vita, and Xbox 360 Q2 this year

Grip Games’ Jet Car Stunts is making the leap from mobile devices to PC, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, and Xbox 360, the developer announced today. As the title suggests, Jet Car Stunts is a racing game with platforming elements in which players control a car that is also a jet—that is to say, it has ... Read More»
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Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus remake and new entry depend on New ‘n’ Tasty sales
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Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus remake and new entry depend on New ‘n’ Tasty sales

If Oddworld: New ’n’ Tasty moves 250,000 units those sales will fund a remake of Abe’s Exoddus, while 500,000 units will support a brand new Oddworld game, creator Lorne Lanning told Eurogamer during GDC today. According to Lanning, he hopes to finally bring the long-planned Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot to life, but does not ... Read More»
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Max: The Curse of Brotherhood pencils in an April 9 release date for Xbox 360
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Max: The Curse of Brotherhood pencils in an April 9 release date for Xbox 360

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, Press Play’s 2.5D reimagining of their 2010 Wii platformer, is coming to the Xbox 360 April 9, Microsoft Studios VP Phil Spencer announced today on Twitter. Press Play’s platformer debuted on Xbox One late last year, on December 20. Gameplay blends elements of physics-based platforming with puzzle solving by using ... Read More»
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Infographics art–inspired platformer Metrico landing on PlayStation Vita this spring
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Infographics art–inspired platformer Metrico landing on PlayStation Vita this spring

Digital Dreams’ infographics-as-art platformer Metrico will arrive on PlayStation Vita this spring, the developer announced today with a new trailer. Metrico’s unique brand of bizarre, trying platformer mechanics sees information in the game—where you jump, where you move, and other input information including how much light is present in a room or how you’re holding ... Read More»
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Today in Retro Gaming – Zen Intergalactic Ninja NES
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Today in Retro Gaming – Zen Intergalactic Ninja NES

There are more games featuring ninjas, about ninjas, or with ‘ninja’ in the title than there were actual ninjas throughout all of human history [citation needed]. Konami’s Zen: Intergalactic Ninja for the NES is totally one of them. And you need to play it, or the eco-terrorists win... Read More»
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Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition coming to PS4, Xbox One, and more
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Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition coming to PS4, Xbox One, and more

Guacamelee! is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Wii U as Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition, developer Drinkbox Studios revealed today. According to IGN, who broke the news, Super Turbo Championship Edition will include all of the existing Guacamelee! DLC, along with new levels and boss battles and new abilities for playable characters. ... Read More»
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Liquid-themed physics-based puzzle game Vessel launching on PS3 next month
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Liquid-themed physics-based puzzle game Vessel launching on PS3 next month

Fluid-focused physics-based puzzle game Vessel is launching on PlayStation 3 March 11, developer Strange Loop Games announced today. Vessel puts players in the boots of inventor Arkwright, creator of living, liquid machines called “Fluros.” His creations, as creations are wont to do in fiction, go a bit batty and wind up terrorizing the world, forcing ... Read More»
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Game Hack: New Dr Mario World (Super Mario World Total Conversion)
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Game Hack: New Dr Mario World (Super Mario World Total Conversion)

Super Mario World is probably the reason many people purchased a Super Nintendo on day one, or within the first few months when other titles were simply not available. As we have seen over the years, the fan community can be quite inguinitive when it comes to working with the ROM files of these classics. ... Read More»
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Catch up on your Strider history with this Strider retrospective from Capcom
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Catch up on your Strider history with this Strider retrospective from Capcom

Capcom community liaison Greg “Gregaman” Moore has produced a new video that details the history of Strider Hiryu and the Strider series. Strider first debuted simultaneously in North American and Japanese arcades in March 1989, meaning that next month the series turns 25. Before that, of course, the series gets its first new entry in ... Read More»
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Velocity 2X dev shares alpha footage, talks raising the bar in terms of art style
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Velocity 2X dev shares alpha footage, talks raising the bar in terms of art style

FuturLab managing director James Marsden took to the PlayStation blog to share Velocity 2X alpha footage and talk about the game’s Flashback-inspired art style. According to James Marsden, Velocity 2X—while obviously a sequel—is considered by the team to also be a spiritual sucessor to Flashback and Another World. To achieve this, FuturLab artist Chris Goff ... Read More»
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Freebie Friday iOS Games for February 7th, 2014
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Freebie Friday iOS Games for February 7th, 2014

Everyone likes getting games for free so it is a no brainer to make a list such as this available. Apple has done things right with iTunes by allowing developers/publishers to offer their games for free for limited amounts of time (hello Google). Here is the latest Freebie Friday list... Read More»
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