Big The Cat Brings Fishing To Green Hill Zone In Sonic The Hedgehog Mega Drive ROM Hack

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Over the years we've featured a whole host of ROM hacks varying from simple graphical alterations to extensive gameplay modifications, but nothing as groundbreaking as Big's Fishing Derby. Using the original Sonic The Hedgehog ROM file as a starting point, one talented developer has somehow converted the 16-bit classic into a fishing mini game [ … ]

 

F-Zero Unofficially Drifts Onto The PC Engine In 'HuZero'

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Although fighting in the fourth-generation of video game consoles against its 16-bit rivals, the 8-bit CPU of the PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16 packed plenty of punches. While it may not have had the same processing power as the Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive, it sure could pull off plenty of visual trickery to stay afloat - something an all new [ … ]

 

Review: Don't Die Mr Robot (PS VIta)

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As we approach the first birthdays of the new generation of consoles, consoles that offer up even more cinematic experiences, it warms my heart to see games coming out like Don’t Die Mr Robot.

 

Unreleased Super Nintendo Spiritual Successor To Turrican 'Targa' Gets Reproduction Run & ROM Release

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Following a long running series of action packed adventure with Turrican, developer Manfred Trenz seemed to almost disappear from the gaming industry entirely. While still knocking around in the shadows, Trenz’s Turrican swan song ended up arriving as an obscure Japanese exclusive Super Famicom title known as Rendering Ranger R2.

 

Upcoming PSIO PlayStation 1 SD Card ISO Loading Adapter Reveals New Features

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Just mere weeks after revealing the latest progress with the upcoming PSIO device, the team behind this ISO loading SD card adapter have returned to showcase its many features. After watching this recently uploaded twenty minute long YouTube video, PlayStation 1 owners will no doubt be desperate to get their hands on this new bit of kit.

 

Analogue Interactive Announce Luxury All-In-One Custom Neo Geo MVS Console 'Analogue NEO'

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Analogue Interactive are well known for their custom luxury wood based Neo Geo MVS consoles, but it would appear they've yet again outdone themselves. Although their latest creation is out of our price-range, the all-in-one Analogue NEO is set to revolutionise arcade gaming at home once more.

 

Brand New Nintendo NES Homebrew Adventure 'Pyronaut' Coming Soon

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The Nintendo NES is no stranger when it comes to brand new homebrew games. Having seen a whole host of new releases hit the console in the last few years, you won't be that surprised to learn that another adventure is fast approaching the 8-bit system - Pyronaut.

 

Hardware Review: Super Retro Trio

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For the majority of retro gamers there's one thing that has the power to completely stop our collection from growing. Sure, money may be an issue, but that doesn't mean you can't still look in charity shops for a lucky find. No, the real nemesis to a collector is storage. Old games are big, often in large oversized special edition boxes. They consu [ … ]

 

Final Fantasy VII's Entire Game Remade In LittleBigPlanet

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For the last few years, one LittleBigPlanet sculptor has been recreating one of his favourite games in the platforming title’s sandbox. While many of us have tried our hand at making custom levels in the MediaMolecule release, this talented gamer has instead remade all of Final Fantasy VII’s 3 disc adventure into many different playable levels.

 

Maniac Mansion Creators Return With Kickstarter Point ‘N’ Click Adventure ‘Thimbleweed Park’

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It’s safe to say that it’s been a rather long time since a true traditional 2D point ‘n’ click adventure hit our home computers. Being one of the most popular genres of the late 80s and early 90s, classics such as Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion, and Day of the Tentacle all proved that storytelling and video games can mix in a rather impressive fashi [ … ]

 

Games Cheating Gamers: When Retro Games Fight Back

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It's likely as a retro gaming fan you have at some point played a Konami game. If, like me, you were also a fan of using cheats, then there is/was a famous cheat common to a wide range of Konami games - one which has since become famous for its long-running use. But what about those rare occasions when the developers turned the tables upside d [ … ]

 

Hardware Review: GDEmu - Sega Dreamcast SD Card ISO Loading Disc Drive Replacement

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As of recent there's been a rather significant breakthrough in the retro gaming world. Similar to flash cartridges, console hackers have somehow found a way to trick disc based systems into running games from SD card. With the ability to now store and play a large library of game images from removable media, are the days of discs now nearing an end [ … ]

 

Unofficial Demake Port Of Super Smash Bros Arrives On TI-83/84 Calculators

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Believe it or not, but there's a rather active community demaking famous video games for the most unlikely of devices. After having brought a scaled down version of Pokemon to the TI-83/84 range of calculators, this talented developer is back with none other than Super Smash Bros for the number crunching devices.

 

Nintendo NES Set For HDMI Upgrade Modification Kit 'NESHD'

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Earlier this week a Kickstarter project reached its target funding to provide Mega Drive and Super Nintendo consoles with HDMI cables. But where does this leave the old consoles such as the Nintendo NES? Well it would appear that 8-bit gamer's dreams have finally been answered thanks to Game-Tech's newly announced NESHD modification.

 

Exclusive: Hyperkin's Delayed RetroN 5 Confirmed For European Christmas 2014 Launch

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The RetroN 5, is everything a RetroCollectee would want. One machine to rule them all, able to play 9 systems out of the box. It didn’t matter if your collection was filled with Japanese Famicom, NES, SNES, GameBoy, Game Boy Color, GBA, Mega Drive or Genesis games, the RetroN 5 could play them all - and you can even use your original control pads t [ … ]

 
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