SEGA's classic Sonic The Hedgehog has been available on both Android and iOS platforms for AGES (I'm sorry), so the news of an updated, remastered version might not exactly feel like news - however with a slew of new features and a completely remastered soundtrack, you might just want to keep reading...
Having recently released Oh Mummy on the Mega Drive, the homebrew heroes 1985 Alternativo have already returned to showcase their next game in the works. Although no release date has been set, Antarex, their all new scrolling shooter for the Mega Drive, has us anticipating the opening of pre-orders.
Having reached their 30th year in the video game publishing world, System 3 have decided to celebrate in style by ressurecting one of their classics. The Super Nintendo's very own Putty Squad is set for a revival on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Steam, Mac, Windows 8, iOS and Android, later this year.
As of recent a team of retro reverse engineers have been rebuilding an unfinished prototype of Capcom's Resident Evil 1.5. Over the last few months this very team has been sharing with the world the process behind their work via YouTube, with their latest video taking us further behind the scenes.
Ever wanted to fully protect your rare Nintendo 64 and Super Nintendo titles in acrylic cases without paying a premium for 3rd party grading services? Sentinel64 have the answer for you with their newly released acrylic display cases - perfect for sealed games and priceless retro gaming gems.
A sigh of relief was just let out by Gyromite cartridges around the world. Krikzz of Everdrive fame has just added to his online shop a bargain price 60 to 72 pin adapter which lets you play Famicom games on any Nintendo NES.
In 1996 a follow up to the racy full motion video title Voyeur was due to hit the Philips CD-i console, however, was soon cast aside following the console's lacking reputation. As of today though, the few CD-i fans amongst us can finally rejoice as a copy of this thought-to-be-lost title has surfaced online to download.
If you collect Master System games and love Sega's earlier 8-bit offerings, then there's an event just for you. The Sega Master System fanatics over at Sega8bit are holding their annual event in Manchester yet again later this year. With the usual competitions and plenty of action on offer, don't miss out on this Master System gathering.
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Say goodbye to tape loading errors and the need to collect any more of that dated media format. The newly released Android application tapDancer converts Commodore 64 TAP images into audio on the fly, allowing you to transmit your favourite 8-bit classics straight into the system.
Despite offering non-stop carnage and a adrenaline fuelled asphalt action, the classic Road Rash series has remained parked in the garage for well over a decade now. Indie developers DarkSeas Games, however, have sparked the ignition and revived the series spiritually with Road Redemption - now successfully funded via Kickstarter.
This year has been quite a remarkable one for retro gamers interested in the wonderful world of unfinished and unreleased video games. Now joining the 2013 line-up of preserved video game code, alongside the impressive Resident Evil 1.5, are trade demos of Conker's Bad Fur Day and debug versions of Perfect Dark.
Having already released Space Harrier and Super Hang-On as 3D Classics on the Nintendo 3DS handheld, many expected After Burner would be the next title to receive the three dimensional update. Much to our surprise, the original Sega Mega Drive début for Sonic The Hedgehog is next in line, adding depth to the curves of Green Hill Zone.
If the recent news of the Rock 'N' Roll Racing Remake wasn't enough to soothe your arcade racing needs, then you'll be pleased to hear the announcement of another retro revival in the works. The home computer classic, Fire & Forget, which spanned multiple platforms has been resurrected and is due for release later this month.
Everybody loves Rare's early output on the ZX Spectrum under their bygone 'Ultimate Play The Game' title, Jetpac being no exception. Some of the more dedicated fans of their space-themed-adventure have opted to revive the 1983 voyage on the Atari Jaguar CD, in an all new, coming soon, homebrew - Full Circle: Rocketeer.
Golfing, but with Sega. That seems to be the mission statement of Sega Splash! Golf, an online-only game that entered closed beta in November 2007, and survived until Februrary 2009. What did we lose when it closed down? A whole load of Sega references, that's what. [Warning, image-heavy article ahead!]
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