Sky Rogue Mixes After Burner and Star Fox and is Coming to Steam
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Sky Rogue Mixes After Burner and Star Fox and is Coming to Steam

Alright, flat shaded polygon arcade shooters similar to Star Fox are not something we see all too often. Thanks to the team behind Sky Rogue, we can enjoy one more game in this genre. The big difference between Sky Rogue and Star Fox is the open, procedurally generated, world of Sky Rogue (and it runs ... Read More»
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Destiny sales total $325 million in the first five days, more than 100 million hours played
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Destiny sales total $325 million in the first five days, more than 100 million hours played

Activision has announced that Bungie’s shooter Destiny sold approximately $325 million worth of units in its first five days of sale, and that since launch over 100 million hours have been played. This figure is ”according to Chart-Track, first parties, retail customer sell-through information and Activision Blizzard internal estimates,” according ot the publisher, and follows on ... Read More»
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Destiny update doubles the frequency of public events
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Destiny update doubles the frequency of public events

Bungie has released a new hot fix for Destiny that improves the overall stability of the game and doubles the frequency of public events. “Not every update that you apply to Destiny will contain revolutionary changes to the player experience,” the developer wrote. “As we support the world of Destiny beyond the launch, much of ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Velocity 2X Wiki – Everything you need to know about the game
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Velocity 2X Wiki – Everything you need to know about the game

Everything you need to know about Velocity ... Read More»
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Destiny is ‘the biggest new video game franchise launch in history,’ says Activision
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Destiny is ‘the biggest new video game franchise launch in history,’ says Activision

Destiny sold more than $500 million into retail stores and first parties worldwide on day one, according to Activison, making it “the biggest new video game franchise launch in history.” Now it’s worth noting that the figure above was sold to “retail stores and first parties,” and not consumers, so the actual sales figures for Destiny ... Read More»
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It’s Thinking, Sega Dreamcast Turns 15
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It’s Thinking, Sega Dreamcast Turns 15

The Sega Dreamcast was the last hope for Sega in the console market, we didn’t know it at the time and most of us just enjoyed it for what it was- a rocking console. There are multiple claims as to why the Dreamcast failed; we are not here to argue any of them. It died. ... Read More»
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Super Cyborg on Desura, Looking to Bring Contra Style Action to Steam Also
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Super Cyborg on Desura, Looking to Bring Contra Style Action to Steam Also

Super Cyborg features seven levels and three difficulty settings (one is unlockable) all set to a chiptune soundtrack. If you have a second player available, locally, then you can tear through the levels together and stop the alien infestation of an unnamed island... Read More»
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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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  • Xbox 360
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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