Revenge of the License: Independence Day
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Revenge of the License: Independence Day

I’ve never met anybody who considers “Independence Day” a cinematic paragon of storytelling. Since Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich have no aspirations beyond ‘making a popcorn flick to fill seats with butts’, this doesn’t bother me. Yes there are plot holes which Godzilla could stomp through without problems. But at the end of the day ... Read More»
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Anterex to Bring 2D Side Scrolling Transforming Robot Shooting Fun to Sega Genesis
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Anterex to Bring 2D Side Scrolling Transforming Robot Shooting Fun to Sega Genesis

Ah, the Super Nintendo seems to be getting all of the love lately, doesn’t it? Shadowhawk is getting a release by Rose Colored Gaming and Collectorvision are continuing onward with Justice Beaver, just to name a couple of new games. An independent developer called 1985 Alternativo have something to say about the fact that the ... Read More»
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Revenge of the License: Fantastic Voyage
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Revenge of the License: Fantastic Voyage

I was sitting in front of my computer trying to come up with a suitably awful subject for this week’s column, and my mind started wandering to games I played when I was younger–specifically, my Atari 2600 collection. I amassed a considerable collection of carts for my system over the course of visiting many yard ... Read More»
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Not One Of These 23 Crossfire Europe Images On Steam Is A Screenshot
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Not One Of These 23 Crossfire Europe Images On Steam Is A Screenshot

GG3 writes: “A decade after the gaming community officially got fed up by illustrations that bear no info about gameplay, games like Crossfire Europe are still full believers of the deceitful marketing tactic.&#... Read More»
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Screencheat Review – Complexity Buried Within [NoobFeed]
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Screencheat Review – Complexity Buried Within [NoobFeed]

NoobFeed writes: “Leave it to small studios to think of a basic element that’s been in games forever and turn it into something magical like Screencheat. It’s a shooter that goes back to the days when shooters were played in splitscreen and every annoying brat gamed the system by looking at their opponent’s window. In ... Read More»
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Atomic Santa Christmas Omega Released for Windows
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Atomic Santa Christmas Omega Released for Windows

Sure, it is a little after Christmas but that doesn’t mean we can’t still talk about some of the more interesting games that use that holiday as a theme. One of those titles is Atomic Santa Christmas Omega by Jay Tholen for Windows computers. The story for Atomic Santa is pretty basic if you just ... Read More»
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Aetherbyte Studios Updates Atlantean to become Santlantean for the Turbo Grafx-16
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Aetherbyte Studios Updates Atlantean to become Santlantean for the Turbo Grafx-16

New games for the Turbo Grafx-16 are quite rare as it is but to have a developer go one step farther and update one of their releases for the holiday season is just too cool. Santlantean is similar to how Konami would update their popular Parodius title with new ideas and directions (Sexy Parodius anyone?). ... Read More»
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Bungie Shows the Macintosh Can Rock 1st Person Shooters with Marathon – Today in History – December 21st, 1994
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Bungie Shows the Macintosh Can Rock 1st Person Shooters with Marathon – Today in History – December 21st, 1994

It is no small secret that First Person Shooter (FPS) games are still raging on within the gaming world, whether on console or computers or mobile, they are still going strong. With the advent of the newer consoles, we saw even more FPS games racking up sales and continuing franchises. 20 years ago, Bungie (the ... Read More»
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Far Cry 4 Demade for Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis
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Far Cry 4 Demade for Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis

Far Cry 4 mania is all over the modern gaming sites. For the most part, everyone is at least enjoying this latest release in Ubi Soft’s First Person Shooter (FPS) series. That doesn’t leave much for the retro gaming fans out there though, does it? If you are Machinima Respawn on Youtube, you simply make ... Read More»
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Second patch released for Far Cry 4 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One
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Second patch released for Far Cry 4 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Ubisoft has released Title Update 2 for Far Cry 4 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One that addresses a number of bugs and crashes. The update addresses random crashes in all game modes, custom match stability issues, progression page issues, missing radio calls, host migration issues, and more. The full patch notes are as follows: ... Read More»
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Metal Slug Revolution Brings the SNK Classic Series into the Action RPG Realm
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Metal Slug Revolution Brings the SNK Classic Series into the Action RPG Realm

SNK Playmore are not scared to update their classics into new genres. We have seen Metal Slug Defense (review here) where the classic shooter series was transformed into a tower defense game. The King of Fighters has been transformed into a rhythm game and now, we have another Metal Slug game. Metal Slug Revolution brings ... Read More»
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Spiritual Successor to Turrican, Targa aka Rendering Ranger, to See Limited Cartridge Release on Super Nintendo
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Spiritual Successor to Turrican, Targa aka Rendering Ranger, to See Limited Cartridge Release on Super Nintendo

Take your pick on the name, Rendering Ranger or Targa, either way, this is a phenomenal looking title for the Super Nintendo. The interesting thing about this title is that it was, for the longest time, a Japanese exclusive. The Japanese version is quite pricey and one that not many gamers have seen in the ... Read More»
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Gunship game Gunship X gunning for PS4 release next year
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Gunship game Gunship X gunning for PS4 release next year

Ever played a Call of Duty game and wondered why the gunship moments couldn’t last the whole game? Well, developer Serban Porumbescu’s got your back with his upcoming PS4 and PS Vita indie Gunship X. Gunship X is, well, just that—an entire game in which your feet dangle from the edge of a gunship circling ... Read More»
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Defiance is now free-to-play on Xbox 360
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Defiance is now free-to-play on Xbox 360

Trion Worlds has flipped the free-to-play switch for its MMO Defiance on Xbox 360. The game originally launched for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 back in April 2013. In June 2014, the game switched to a free-to-play model on PC, and following this the PlayStation 3 switch was also made. From today, players will ... Read More»
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Ikaruga Ported to the Texas Instruments TI-83 Graphing Calculator
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Ikaruga Ported to the Texas Instruments TI-83 Graphing Calculator

Over 13 years ago when Treasure released Ikaruga to the world- well Japanese arcades and then the Sega Dreamcast- gamers were in awe of the graphics and challenge that Ikaruga posed. Eventually the world got Ikaruga on the Nintendo Gamecube, Xbox Live and an enhanced version on Windows but what about those lowly retro systems ... Read More»
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