Twenty years after the world was burdened with the woeful multiplatform 2D fighter Shaq Fu, the basketball hero is set for a return thanks to the crowdsourcing platform IndieGoGo. Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is hoping to raise a massive slam dunk of $450,000 to create "what the original game should have been".
Following the arrival of the first Pier Solar HD screenshots in January, Watermelon Games have finally released a teaser trailer for the game showing real-time footage in action. If you hadn't already dusted off your Dreamcast for one of the many recent homebrew additions to the console, this all new adventure will no doubt have you shining up the [ … ]
Not too long ago a GameCube emulator running F-Zero GX was thrown into another dimension after being given compatibility with the Oculus Rift headset. Next up to receive this 3D support on Dolphin is the amazingly atmospheric Metroid Prime.
Fasebonus who previously brought us the fantastic Mega Drive homebrew Oh Mummy are back with yet another physical cartridge release. Instead of turning to developers to provide an all new experience, the Spanish retro-publishers have turned to the back catalogue of pirate booty with the aim of re-releasing the unlicensed shooter Magic Girl.
Okay so the Virtual Boy may not have been the groundbreaking three dimensional offering everyone hoped for back in 1995, but nearly twenty years later it has a lot more to shout about... especially given that somebody has just brought the entire back-catalogue of Game Boy games to the device.
Tuesday 21st November 1992, otherwise known as ‘Sonic2s Day’, marked the North American and European release date of Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Following the hype and the backing of a multi-million dollar marketing campaign, the work of Yuki Naka, Craig Stitt and the team at Sega Technical Institute was complete. Sonic 2 was out, minus one significant f [ … ]
Not only have the Winter Olympics been taking place in Russia as of recent, but also the ZX Spectrum homebrew coding competition Retro Games Battle 2014. Alongside the all new developments submitted, one talented homebrew coder has created a playable version of Castlevania for the home computer.
Flash game fanatics may already be familiar with the name Sydney Hunter, after discovering the MSX styled hero's epics on online game portals. In the near future though, Nintendo NES gamers will also be getting familiar with the Indiana Jones meets Rick Dangerous adventurer following his in-development sequel to the 8-bit console - Sydney Hunt [ … ]
If you haven't already heard the news, in two weeks time RetroCollect is hosting the UK's very first Video Game Market! This unique event will replicate everything we love about eBay and car boot sales by providing a huge hall filled to the brim with nothing but retro game sellers, people selling off their collections, gaming merchandise and even m [ … ]
Originally released back in 1992, Shin Megami Tensei quickly became a fan favourite on the Super Famicom - however, the series which soon went on to the likes of the PC Engine, Mega CD and PlayStation never officially left Japan. As of the 18th of March though, you'll finally be able to get stuck into Atlus' classic RPG on iOS platforms.
The Virtual Boy is known for having a rather small library of games at the ready, but fans of Nintendo's primitive 3D headset will pleased to know a selection of new titles are on the way. The fansite Planet Virtual Boy is holding their annual Coding Competition - one which has already seen a selection of impressive titles submitted, including Zpac [ … ]
As technology pushes on, retro gamers are more than happy to stay put with their beloved consoles and classics of yesteryear. While this is all well and good, televisions today are anything but friendly with these older platforms, often presenting our favourites in a sea of smudgy visuals. In an attempt to remedy this issue, a retro gaming manufact [ … ]
In 1995 the Super Famicom received a role playing game based upon the largely popular Japanese fantasy novels known as Record of Lodoss War. Like the rest of the games in the series prior to the Dreamcast adaptation, this 16-bit adventure remained a Japanese exclusive - at least until a fan translation group decided to make amends.
Falcom's Ys series has been around for nearly 27 years appearing on a large number of formats over time. The most famous of those would probably be Ys I&II on the TurboGrafx-CD, with the adventures still continuing on the PS Vita today.
Finally the classic gameplay and style from the Chikyû Boueigun / Earth Defence Force / EDF series is back, but now with a truly incredible force behind it!.
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