Retro Game Sales for April 19th, 2014
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Retro Game Sales for April 19th, 2014

Massive list of games on sale this weekend with many newcomers to the discount world. From Gamefly to Dotemu and GoG.com and everything in between. Check out the sales below... Read More»
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Metal Slug Brings Super Detailed Sprite Art to Arcades: Today in History- April 19th, 1996
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Metal Slug Brings Super Detailed Sprite Art to Arcades: Today in History- April 19th, 1996

No matter how powerful today’s consoles become the graphical power will never shine as bright as super detailed, hand drawn, sprite work. SNK knew going in with the Neo Geo that arcades were going to represent the largest marketshare for the console. Bringing games out like Metal Slug which bucked the trend at the time ... Read More»
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Samus Returns in Super Metroid on Super Nintendo: Today in History- April 18th, 1994
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Samus Returns in Super Metroid on Super Nintendo: Today in History- April 18th, 1994

A product of Nintendo R&D1 led by Gunpei Yokoi (R.I.P.), Super Metroid is the only outing on the Super Nintendo for Samus Aran and the little aliens called Metroids. This being the third game in the Metroid seris, gamers were treated to a little more of the story and even had a few heart wrenching ... Read More»
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Fan Translation: Chaos Seed for Super Nintendo Released
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Fan Translation: Chaos Seed for Super Nintendo Released

The Super Famicom, Super Nintendo in North America, was not lacking in role playing games. Especially games that did not get translated for English speaking gamers. One mre game, Chaos Seed can be removed from the list of “can’t play”. Thanks to Dynamic Designs, English speaking/reading gamers can enjoy this unique dungeon rebuilding, planet healing ... Read More»
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Brawlers Mutate with Mutation Nation on Neo Geo AES: Today in History- April 17th, 1992
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Brawlers Mutate with Mutation Nation on Neo Geo AES: Today in History- April 17th, 1992

The Neo Geo is obviously a fighting game dream machine and SNK seemingly went to great lengths to make it so. From the King of Fighters series to the Fatal Fury and Samurai Shodown games, fighting games were more than well represented on this arcade/premium home machine. Mutation Nation is in the fighting game family, ... Read More»
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Finish Him With A Combo in Mortal Kombat 3 Arcade: Today in History- April 15th, 1995
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Finish Him With A Combo in Mortal Kombat 3 Arcade: Today in History- April 15th, 1995

Mortal Kombat was one of those titles that set a lot of arcades on fire with realistic, digitized, graphics and over the top blood and gore. Gamers were flocking to the machines where ever possible, usually passing the latest Street Fighter II variation to do so. By the time Midway games got to the thrid ... Read More»
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Vay Brings Phantasy Star Role Playing to the Sega CD: Today in History- April 14th, 1994
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Vay Brings Phantasy Star Role Playing to the Sega CD: Today in History- April 14th, 1994

The Sega CD was known for one thing, other than a lot of full motion video games, and that was animated introductions. Vay came to North America via Working Designs with a fully animated Anime style introduction that told the story. Interspersed throughout the game, at key moments, additional animation is used to further the ... Read More»
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Zelda: A Link to the Past Brings Time Travel to SNES: Today in History- April 13th, 1992
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Zelda: A Link to the Past Brings Time Travel to SNES: Today in History- April 13th, 1992

Even gamers that do not own a Nintendo console or hand held are aware of the Legend of Zelda series of games. The Zelda series has transcended the world of a single manufacturer into the whole world of gaming. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past on the Super Nintendo was one of ... Read More»
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RetroN 5 News Out of The Midwest Gaming Classic
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RetroN 5 News Out of The Midwest Gaming Classic

For months retro gamers have been waiting for the RetroN5 to be released. Thanks to our friends over at Video Game Rescue we know we will not have long to wait and we also have another surprise in from the folks at Hyperkin... Read More»
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Fan Translation: Time Diver: Eon Man, Unreleased NES Title, Now Available in Russian
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Fan Translation: Time Diver: Eon Man, Unreleased NES Title, Now Available in Russian

Time Diver: Eon Man was originally planned to be a 1993 release for the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America by Taito. For unknown reasons, Time Diver was not released. There was a version released in Asia which this translation is probably based on... Read More»
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3DO Classic, Return Fire, Jumps Ship to PSOne: Today in History- April 12th, 1996
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3DO Classic, Return Fire, Jumps Ship to PSOne: Today in History- April 12th, 1996

The 3DO did not have a lot of “classics” per se but there were a few really really good titles. While many of the better 3DO titles are made by either Electronic Arts or Crystal Dynamics, there were a few that were released by other companies such as Prolific Publishing (they didn’t do much else ... Read More»
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Retro Game Sales for April 12th, 2014
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Retro Game Sales for April 12th, 2014

There haven’t been a lot of games on sale over the weekend lately, at least games that fit the “retro” name. Coming back with a vengeance this week though are sales from GoG.com and more. As we discover more sales, they will be added to this list throughout the weekend... Read More»
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Resident Evil 2 HD Remake In Progress- Unofficially
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Resident Evil 2 HD Remake In Progress- Unofficially

Capcom are pretty cool about keeping their titles up to date with new releases, re-releases that improve graphically/aurally, and the like. Resident Evil 1 was remade on the GameCube while Mega Man 1 through 3 were remade for the Sega Genesis with Mega Man Wiley Wars (Sega Channel exclusive in North America) among many other ... 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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Game Hack: Teams and Licenses for 1991 Season Added to Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II on Sega Genesis
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Game Hack: Teams and Licenses for 1991 Season Added to Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II on Sega Genesis

Danica Patrick may not be winning races left and right in NASCAR but how can fans not know about her F1 driving career? Way back on the Sega Genesis there were a couple of really good F1 racing games, Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II being one of the better ones. There were a few ... Read More»
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