With Sonic The Hedgehog turning 25 years old earlier this week, it's safe to say that as retro gamers we're slowing aging along with the games we know and love. We can talk about these timeless titles for hours on end and pour over our childhood spent with Sega and Nintendo, but how exactly would today's youth rate what we consider a classic? Here [ … ]
Today marks 25 years of ring collecting and badnik bouncing and the Humble Bundle is celebrating by letting fans nab a whole slew of past Sonic titles!
The Bundle is split into three categories;For $1 you'll earn yourself the original Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Adventure DX, Sonic 3D Blast and Sonic CD. Pay $9.59 will get you all those plus [ … ]
An all Sega Game Gear game has just landed on the handheld known as Swabby. This is a game by homebrew developer Hang-On that is available for download via SMS Power, which features a well-known character from the Sega Master System era. Swabby is the one and only creature based on the hidden Snail Maze game that was b [ … ]
NG:DEV.TEAM are back with yet another update on their upcoming Neo Geo homebrew release Kraut Buster, a classic run & gun style arcade game drawing plenty of inspiration from the Metal Slug series. Accompanying an all new action packed trailer is the all important release date for those eager to add another AES cartridge to their collectio [ … ]
Shopping for video games in Japan can be a wonderful and exciting experience, but the language barrier and incredibly wide selection can make it overwhelming, intimidating or even frustrating for some. If you have you heart set on something, it can be difficult to know where to even start. With this in mind it's time to put your minds at ease and p [ … ]
Another day, another incredible 'lost' Sega Dreamcast game turns up. This time, it's the sequel to Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future. Long thought to be only available to those collectors lucky enough to own a Dreamcast development kit, the unreleased Ecco II: Sentinels of the Universe has been released to the internet at large by Hidden P [ … ]
As part of an April Fools hoax last year, Hyperkin taunted retro gamers with a mockup of hardware that would allow the use of Game Boy cartridges on smartphones. Although anything but their intention, Hyperkin were left wondering how to deal with the flood of genuine interest in such a device. As a result the Smart Boy was quickly pushed into [ … ]
Summer is nearly here, which means only one thing for the retro gaming fanatics - it's time to set your 5am Sunday alarm and go hunting for car boot sale bargains! Excitement aside, are carboots really the gold mine they once were with the value of vintage gaming goods just a click away for your average seller?
Enix published some terrific hits for the Super Nintendo. ActRaiser, Terranigma, E.V.O…..wait what? What’s E.V.O you say? I’m not talking about the fighting game tournament. I’m talking about E.V.O.: Search for Eden, a hidden Super Nintendo action-RPG about the evolution of life. You are guided by Gaia, the daughter of the Sun and the Earth, to s [ … ]
The Nintendo NES is perhaps one of the most influential consoles to date, and there’s just no way to deny that. Many classic and acclaimed franchises were born from this 8-bit juggernaut, and the video game industry saw a huge rise in blockbuster releases following Nintendo's Seal of Quality. Because of this and many other reasons, the console is [ … ]
The Nintendo GameCube isn't the first console many people think of when it comes to most loved systems but on closer inspection and almost 15 years since it's UK launch it's worth another look. Super Mario Sunshine, Zelda Wind Waker, Metroid Prime, the then exclusive critically acclaimed Resident Evil 4 and the much loved Resident Evil Remake all [ … ]
Of all the early Game Boy Advance games the West missed out on, Brownie Brown’s stunning Japanese exclusive adventure Magical Vacation was the biggest loss of them all. Despite its Nintendo DS sequel seeing a worldwide release, it's only as of now that retro gamers can finally battle through the 2001 portable quest, all thanks to a fan translation [ … ]
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