SIO2BT: Atari XE Cassette Tape Loading Bluetooth Add-On Coming Soon

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Over the last few years you will have noticed a range of gaming devices and applications being made available to replace the dated cassette tape medium – such as tapDancer, MP32C64 and SpeccyTape. The latest to join these modern alternatives to pressing play on tape is the SIO2BT, a bluetooth equivalent for the Atari XE range of home computers.

 

Monkey Island's Iconic Scumm Bar Due For Official Lego Set?

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We've all spent countless hours starring at the two dimensional visuals of Melee Island's Scumm Bar, but in the near future we could instead be building a replica of the Monkey Island landmark using Lego bricks. Over at Lego Ideas a group of adventure game fanatics have pitched the idea of Guybrush Threepwood Lego – an idea which now needs your sup [ … ]

 

Homebrew Adventure 'Godkiller' Hits The ZX Spectrum

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If for whatever reason you've ran out of home computer classics to tackle on the ZX Spectrum, get ready for another adventure. Godkiller is the latest homebrew release to hit the system, a vibrant top-down action title with stunning 8-bit visuals.

 

Uncovering Sonic 2's Secrets: Finding The Hidden Palace - Part 4

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It was 2006, a full 14 years after Sonic the Hedgehog 2’s release. Yet, time had done nothing to spurn the desires of those dedicated to the Hidden Palace cause. What was once regarded by Sega Technical Institute as an unfinished, unpolished, throwaway zone had swiftly come to represent one of the Sonic series’ most valued enigmas – one that would [ … ]

 

Apogee's MS-DOS Mario Kart Clone 'Wacky Wheels' Set For HD Remake

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If you found yourself without a gaming console growing up in the early nineties, you could always rely on Apogee to provide equally as exciting releases on the PC. Of all their greats, Wacky Wheels was without a doubt one of their finest releases: a Mode 7 racer which mimicked everything we know and love about Mario Kart.

 

Unlicensed Russian PlayStation Release 'Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars' Gets English Translation

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In late 2000, Russian developers unofficially ported the live-action laserdisc video game Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars to the Sony PlayStation. This recreation of the arcade title – one which also hit the 3DO – has just been translated into English, allowing those addicted to light gun games such as the likes of Mad Dog McCree to get shooting.

 

Unofficial Sega Mega Drive Port Of Wolfenstein 3D Blows Away The Retail Super Nintendo Version

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Exactly a year ago this week it was announced that an unofficial port of id Software's Wolfenstein 3D was in development for the Sega Mega Drive. As of today a considerable amount of progress has been made in bringing the first person shooter to the 16-bit console, all of which is now ready to blast through yourself.

 

Kickstarter Funded Shadowgate HD Remake Released On Steam

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In 1987 an eerie and enticing point and click adventure arrived on the Apple Macintosh known as Shadowgate. This death-ridden classic would soon become a widespread fan favourite following its release onto the Nintendo NES a couple years later. As of today, both fans of the original and newcomers to the title can finally experience the game in all [ … ]

 

GoldenEye 007 Gets Two New Classic Nintendo 64 Deathmatch Maps From Pilotwings & Bomberman

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We’ve all memorised each and every turn of the Complex and Temple, but don’t consider yourself a GoldenEye 007 pro just yet. The ever active bond-hacker Sogun has brought along two more maps to the 1997 shooter from two other classic Nintendo 64 titles - Pilotwings 64 and Bomberman 64.

 

Broken Nintendo DS Handhelds Converted Into Modern Game Boy Advances: The GBALite

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As retro gamers always out on the hunt for more bargains, we’ve all spotted those broken handhelds crying out for a loving owner. Of these, the Nintendo DS has just been given a new lease of life, allowing all those systems with broken hinges to be converted into a classic custom handheld - GBALite.

 

Unreleased Super Nintendo Port Of Commodore Amiga Platformer Pinkie Surfaces Online

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In 1995 Data Design Systems developed a Commodore Amiga adventure which sadly sunk into the vast sea of platformers available at the time. Although Pinkie was actually a decent platformer, it never quite managed to reach any of the consoles - at least until now. 

 

Upcoming Sega Dreamcast Kickstarter RPG 'Elysian Shadows' Closes In On Required Funding

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Who can say no to a brand new retro-inspired adventure? If you're yet to catch the news, a team of retro gaming fanatics have bunched together with the aim of producing a brand new RPG known as Elysian Shadows, not only for modern consoles, but also the fabled Sega Dreamcast.

 

James Bond Actor Pierce Brosnan Takes On GoldenEye 007 On Nintendo 64

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During the late nineties - before the likes of Halo and Call of Duty - gaming respect was won through GoldenEye 007 deathmatches on the Nintendo 64. The multiplayer mayhem provided many of us with arenas to memorise and weapons to fight over, but when put to the test, how well would the movie's leading actor Pierce Brosnan hold up playing the game? [ … ]

 

Live Fish Tank Duo Fight It Out On Street Fighter II

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We've all seen the incredible match ups between Street Fighter II pros, but for the first time ever the spotlight has been taken from their corner and cast upon... a fish tank. In a similar vein to TwitchPlaysPokemon, one retro gamer has left his webcam filming his two pet fish - with each quadrant of the tank they swim into controlling the on-scre [ … ]

 

Upcoming Project Hermes: Expand Your Commodore CD32 Into An Amiga A1200 Equivalent

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As Amiga gamers will tell you, the CD32 console has plenty going for it where games are concerned, but when it comes to actually getting the most out of a Commodore system, you really need an A1200. While there are adapters out there that bring the home computer's advantages over to the console like the Paravision SX1, they don't come cheap. Knowin [ … ]

 
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