Crime Patrol 2 Drug Wars for PSOne Translated to English, Updated
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Crime Patrol 2 Drug Wars for PSOne Translated to English, Updated

This is a first for us here at Retro Gaming Magazine- our first combo Fan Translation/Bandit Gaming article. For those of you keeping track, Crime Patrol 2 only officially hit the 3DO and the CD-i platforms as far as retro consoles (Digital Leisure made it available for the average DVD player about 12 years ago ... Read More»
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Perfect Dark Takes Over Rolling Thunder on the Nintendo Entertainment System
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Perfect Dark Takes Over Rolling Thunder on the Nintendo Entertainment System

Perfect Dark was an instrumental release on the Nintendo 64, it was the spiritual successor to Golden Eye 64 and gave gamers another game to flaunt in the face of Sega Saturn and Sony Playstation owners (neener neener). This little fact has not stopped hackers from taking it upon themselves to “port” Perfect Dark to ... Read More»
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Rex Rocket From Kickstarter to Steam with 8-Bit Inspired Visuals
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Rex Rocket From Kickstarter to Steam with 8-Bit Inspired Visuals

Rex Rocket is one of the many Kickstarter projects we missed (know of a worthy one, tip us so we can cover it). What gamers are able to get on Steam now is an 8-Bit/16-Bit inspired action/platformer/shooter that hearkens back to the Mario, Mega Man and Metroid days. If you are going to pick a ... Read More»
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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare now available on PS3, PS4, Vita, launch trailer
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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare now available on PS3, PS4, Vita, launch trailer

EA has finally brought PopCap Games’ third-person shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita, and just to let you know that this isn’t a dream the publisher has also thrown in a launch trailer. PopCap announced earlier this year, that on PlayStation 4 the game will run at ... Read More»
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Blackwoods Shipyard with Alligator-M [Star Conflict]
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Blackwoods Shipyard with Alligator-M [Star Conflict]

It’s been a while since I’ve made any Star Conflict gameplay videos. Here’s a PvE one I played a few days ago flying the frigate engineering class Alligator-... Read More»
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Thunder Force II Brings Arcade Quality Scrolling Shooter Action to Sega Genesis – Today in History – August 14, 1989
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Thunder Force II Brings Arcade Quality Scrolling Shooter Action to Sega Genesis – Today in History – August 14, 1989

Scrolling shooter fans were well served with the Sega Genesis and right out of the gate they got Thunder Force II from Sega/Technosoft. While not an arcade shooter, Thunder Force II would have been at home in the arcades if it was released there. Interestingly, Sega really covered several genres with the launch of the ... Read More»
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Destiny’s first expansion launches December, new multiplayer trailer released
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Destiny’s first expansion launches December, new multiplayer trailer released

Destiny hasn’t even launched yet, but already Bungie has announced that the game’s first expansion will be available in December. Jonty Barnes, director of production at Bungie, took to the stage during Sony’s Gamescom press conference to announce that the game’s first expansion, The Dark Below, will be available first on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation ... Read More»
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Everyone Was Alien Blasting in Alien Front Online- Today in History – August 9th, 2001
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Everyone Was Alien Blasting in Alien Front Online- Today in History – August 9th, 2001

Well maybe not everyone but there were quite a few gamers that owned the just discontinued Sega Dreamcast and purchased Alien Front Online. This game was probably one of the worst launches in history as far as picking up any momentum from the publisher. The Dreamcast has been discontinued about half a year prior to ... Read More»
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Gryphon Knight Epic Looks to Re-Invigorate 2D Side Scrolling Shooters (Think Phelios Folks)
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Gryphon Knight Epic Looks to Re-Invigorate 2D Side Scrolling Shooters (Think Phelios Folks)

Okay, side scrolling shooters used to rule the roost back in the 16-Bit days. It seemed like we could not go more than a day or two without having a friend tell the tale of a new 2D, either side or overhead, scrolling shooter coming out for a platform of the day (counting hand held ... Read More»
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Quick Tip: Get the Cheapest Secret Ponchos Discount For Europe
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Quick Tip: Get the Cheapest Secret Ponchos Discount For Europe

GG3 writes: “It’s down 40% and even comes with an extra copy. As sometimes happens though, the $14.99 getting sliced isn’t the discount Europeans receive. Usually, this means that Secret Ponchos is best bought on the Humble Store, but even they favor regional pricing. Don’t fret; there’s a solution!&#... Read More»
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Velocity 2X launching on PS4 and Vita September 2
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Velocity 2X launching on PS4 and Vita September 2

FuturLab’s stylish sci-fi 2D shooter and platformer Velocity 2X will launch across PS4 and Vita September 2, the developer announced today on the PlayStation Blog. As seen in the above trailer, Velocity 2X is equal parts Metroidvania platformer and top-down 360-degree shooter, switching up between ship-based combat like the original Velocity/Velocity Ultra and run-and-gun side-scrolling ... Read More»
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Destiny has a soft level cap of 20, but you can push beyond it
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Destiny has a soft level cap of 20, but you can push beyond it

When Destiny officially launches this September it will have a soft level cap of 20, but it’s possible to push passed this cap with special gear. Once you reach level 20 you can no longer grow your character by simply gaining traditional XP. At this point you will start earning Motes of Light that can ... Read More»
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Kickstarter: Mighty Tactical Shooter Successfully Funded
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Kickstarter: Mighty Tactical Shooter Successfully Funded

Fans of 16-Bit style shooters will want to read up on Mighty Tactical Shooter. As of this writing, there is still time to throw more cash at it on Kickstarter, even though it is successfully funded already. Reminiscent of the Thunder Force series or Gradius from Konami, Mighty Tactical Shooter also mixes in turn based ... Read More»
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Top-Down Shooter Is Technicolour Rain Is 90% Hotline Miami
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Top-Down Shooter Is Technicolour Rain Is 90% Hotline Miami

GG3 writes: “What felt like just “borrowing” from another top-down shooter, Hotline Miami, steadily grew larger in degree of overlapping content. So, to prove that point, here’s a video showing just how much Technicolour Rain uses either fully identical or, at least, indirect material from the popular gore fest.&#... Read More»
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Twin Tiger Shark for Windows Released
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Twin Tiger Shark for Windows Released

Retro gaming fans probably know the 16-Bit shooter world quite well with titles such as Raiden, Space Megaforce, the Thunder Force series, Axelay and many more. The old saying, they just don’t make them like that anymore comes to mind as I struggle to think of very many recent titles that hearken back to those ... Read More»
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