Roll7′s side-scrolling shooter Not a Hero coming to PC in May, PS4 and Vita later this year
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Roll7′s side-scrolling shooter Not a Hero coming to PC in May, PS4 and Vita later this year

Devolver Digital has announced that Roll7′s upcoming side-scrolling cover-based shooter Not a Hero will be available on PC in May, with a PS4 and Vita release to follow later in the year. “Not A Hero follows professional assassin-turned-amateur campaign manager, Steve, who is charged with cleaning up the city by an anthropomorphic rabbit and mayoral candidate ... Read More»
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Cybernoid on ZX Spectrum Review by Retro Gaming Magazine
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Cybernoid on ZX Spectrum Review by Retro Gaming Magazine

The perfect star studded sky, the perfect federation high paying job, the perfect dream life and a lovely day for a stroll across the planet with the missus…. suddenly your idyllic planetary space life has been turned upside down by raiding Pirates !!! It’s panic stations, the much sought after and highly valuable federation storage ... Read More»
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Awkward Start, Battlefield Hardline Beta Gets Belgian Flag Wrong
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Awkward Start, Battlefield Hardline Beta Gets Belgian Flag Wrong

GG3 writes: “Battlefield Hardline’s previous Beta event wasn’t spectacular, dumb even, but this one doesn’t seem to start off any better.&#... Read More»
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Asteroids Style Shooter Called Major Rocks Looking for Funding
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Asteroids Style Shooter Called Major Rocks Looking for Funding

Okay, who reading this remembers the classics such as Asteroids? Remember that overhead all hell has broken loose style of game? Super Good Pixel have placed their title, Major Rocks, on Kickstarter and are looking for a modest sum of money to see it through. Fans of the classics will want to check this one ... Read More»
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Starr Mazer Mixes Monkey Island with R-Type but Does it Work
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Starr Mazer Mixes Monkey Island with R-Type but Does it Work

R-Type and Monkey Island are two iconic, though very different, games from the late 80’s and early 90’s era of gaming, affectionately known by gamers as the 8/16-bit time period. On one hand, you have a side scrolling, 2D, arcade shooter franchise and on the other you have a snarky story about an island and ... Read More»
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Megamania on Atari 2600 Review
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Megamania on Atari 2600 Review

If I ever wondered why I love retro and retro video gaming, it’s when you pick up a game and read things like this “If you think Megamania is just another space game, you’re dreaming. And that dream will become a nightmare. A space nightmare. So, prepare yourself for one of the most unreal experiences ... Read More»
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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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