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With Lucasarts sadly closing down earlier this year, it's only natural that Retro Gamer magazine covers the tragic news in depth. Issue #116 of our favourite gaming publication is back, featuring interviews with those who worked at the once timeless studio, alongside a much needed celebration of their classics - more than enough to keep us occupied [ … ]
If you haven't already played The Mojon Twin's fantastic home computer hit, Sir Ababol, then get ready to experience the homebrew title elsewhere soon. Having recently posted early conceptual art of the game's mock-up Nintendo NES box on Facebook, it would appear that The Mojon Twins release is heading to the 8-bit console real soon.
Last year homebrew programmer Chris Spry managed to de-make Nintendo's Super Mario Bros for the Atari 2600. This ambitious effort and tribute to the Nintendo NES classic has now been released in physical cartridge form, under the all new name, Princess Rescue - a new release limited to just 100 copies.
There's beauty in the simplicity where older games are concerned, but we'll never refuse seeing them in a new and enhanced light. This is exactly what's happened with Super Mario Land on the Nintendo Game Boy, with one enthusiast recreating the game's graphics to take advantage of the handheld's hardware.
Over the last few years the ROM hacking scene has made leaps and bounds in terms of quality and quantity. Further emphasising this point, a sequel to last year's hugely popular Super Mario World ROM hack, The Lost Adventure, has just been released online - once again expanding the plumber's never-ending adventures.
If you didn't already catch our earlier coverage of the PSIO, a team of Australian enthusiasts are currently building a device which will load PlayStation 1 games directly from SD cards. Up until now all we have had to go on is word of mouth and the occasional photograph, however, the developers have just released a video of the device in action.
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