Latest Retro Games News

Keep up with all the latest retro gaming news right here on RetroCollect. We cover just about every classic system, the new homebrew releases for them, ROM hacks of our favourite games and anything else that falls under the topic of retro games.

Upcoming Homebrew Mega Drive Adventure 'Tanglewood' Releases New Downloadable Demo

Tanglewood-Mega-Drive-Demo-ROM

If you've been keeping a close eye on the news lately, you may have caught a glimpse of an upcoming Mega Drive adventure making the rounds. Originally announced back in late 2015, this yet to be released homebrew title known as Tanglewood is slowly nearing its release. With plenty to update fans and backers of the project on, the development team h [ … ]

Last Updated ( 23 February 2018 )
 

Classic Video Game 'Cracktros' Immortalised In HTML5 With Flashtro

Flashtro-HTML5-Cracktros

Miss the days of getting a ‘back up’ copy of an Amiga game from a friend? The feeling of holding a 3.5 floppy disk freshly ground from somebody’s external disk drive, still warm from the inner most sacred depths of X-Copy? Or maybe you had an Atari ST. Shame.

 

Video Game Veteran Tim Schafer Confirmed For EGX Rezzed Appearance

Tim-Schafer-At-EGX-2018

Any retro gamer accustomed to the fine art of pointing and clicking will know the name Tim Schafer. His illustrious career started by porting ‘Maniac Mansion’ to the Nintendo NES, but he is best know for being a talented writer and programmer of the iconic pirate-themed adventure ‘The Secret of Monkey Island’ (working alongside Ron Gilbert).

Last Updated ( 19 February 2018 )
 

Release Date Confirmed For ‘Shaq Fu : A Legend Reborn’

Shaq-Fu-A-Legend-Reborn

Big Deez Productions had a dream; take a game often called “the worst video game of all time” and remake it for modern consoles. With a team made up of people who had worked on ‘Halo’, ‘Street Fighter’, ‘Final Fantasy’ and the full backing of professional basketball player Shaquille O'Neal they took to Indiegogo.

Last Updated ( 16 February 2018 )
 

Recently Released 'Analogue Super NT' SNES Console Gets Jailbroken Firmware Already

Analogue-Super-NT-Hacked-Firmware-Release

While the Analogue Super NT may have only just hit the virtual shelves of online retailers, retro developers have already found a method to unlock the system's true potential. Although an early release, the Super NT Jailbreak now allows the booting of Super Nintendo ROMs from SD card, along with holding plenty of potential further down the line for [ … ]

Last Updated ( 14 February 2018 )
 

Japanese Exclusive Nintendo Famicom 'City Adventure Touch: Mystery Of Triangle' Gets Fan Translation

City-Adventure-Touch-Fan-Translation

In 1987 Toho released a Nintendo Famicom adaptation of the high school baseball manga known as Touch. Loosely following its source material, this long-lost adventure featured a somewhat open world to explore whilst rescuing puppies that had been scattered throughout a troublesome town. Needless to say City Adventure Touch: Mystery of Triangle [ … ]

Last Updated ( 13 February 2018 )
 

Unreleased Nintendo 64 Platformer '40 Winks' Set For Physical Cartridge Release Via Kickstarter

40-Winks-Nintendo-64-Kickstarter

In 1999 GT Interactive released 40 Winks on the Sony PlayStation. This somewhat forgotten 3D platformer arrived at a time when just about everyone was experimenting with the genre, so it comes as no surprise that the Nintendo 64 port of the game was cancelled. Nearly two decades later and the retro publisher Piko Interactive has taken to Kickstarte [ … ]

Last Updated ( 13 February 2018 )
 

RetroCollect Video Game Database Update: NTSC Parity

VideoGameDatabaseUpdateNtscParity

Another RetroCollect anniversary is coming up! Needless to say, we wanted to achieve a milestone for it and offer something special for you. We had lots of inquiries about missing US sections so we are pleased to announce that we are finally closing the final gaps between the PAL and NTSC databases...

Last Updated ( 05 December 2017 )
 

RetroCollect Video Game Database Update: Nintendo GameCube & Wii Game Variants

VideoGameDatabasePreviewIntroduction

While things have been a bit quiet lately when it comes to database updates, there are still some updates left before we relaunch with the improved database. One such update was adding regional variants of European Wii and GameCube games...

Last Updated ( 22 October 2017 )
 

Unreleased Sega Saturn Game 'ARMED' Surfaces On eBay

s-l1600-3

I won't lie - I'd never heard of ARMED before I saw this news. However, it looks like another prototype game for Sega's underrated 32-bit machine has popped up on eBay. ARMED appears to have been in development in the mid 1990s and was a side-scrolling shooter in the vein of 3DO title Phoenix 3; but featuring pre-rendered visuals and a more carto [ … ]

Last Updated ( 05 October 2017 )
 

Jaleco's Saturn Shmup The Game Paradise Coming to Steam and PS4 with Extras

Joining the likes of Battle Garegga and Dangun Feveron as shmups we did not expect to get modern-day ports on Playstation 4, Jaleco obscurity The Game Paradise will be getting a rerelease on both PS4 and Windows via Steam, in a new version titled The Game Paradise: CruisinMix.

Last Updated ( 31 July 2017 )
 
Page 1 of 194
Banner
Banner

Retro Game Database Search

Retro Gaming Podcast

Join the RetroCollect Squad as they discuss our gaming past in the all new RetroCollect FM - Retro Gaming Podcast.


Retro Games on eBay now



About RetroCollect

RetroCollect is your one stop for everything retro games and retro gaming. Featuring the latest classic gaming news around, informative reviews and an ever active forum, you'll feel right at home with other retro gamers.

RetroCollect FM - Retro Gaming Podcast

Join the RetroCollect Squad as they talk their way through the wonderful world of retro gaming.

Listen to RetroCollect FM - Retro Gaming Podcast

Join RetroCollect on the web