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Super Nintendo Fighting Game 'Unholy Night' Hits Kickstarter

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Unholy Night is a brand new 2D one-on-one fighting game for the Super Nintendo that was officially unveiled in late 2016. The game caused quite a stir once it was revealed, not only because of the format on which it was running, but also because of the credentials of the team behind it.

Unholy Night: The Darkness Hunter is the result of a collob [ … ]

 

Knights of Bytes Release Official Trailer For Upcoming Commodore 64 Platformer ‘Sam’s Journey’

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While Sonic and Mario might have skipped past the home computer generation, countless other developers attempted to recreate what made console gaming so alluring in their own way. Their tireless efforts brought around the likes of Zool, The Great Giana Sisters, and Mayhem In Monsterland to name but a few, however, the desire to produce a true rival [ … ]

 

Dreamcast Exclusive 'In the Line of Fire' Hits Kickstarter

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There have been a couple of recent Kickstarter projects that have added Dreamcast stretch goals, with the promising Megadrive/Genesis platformer Tanglewood being the latest. Now though, a team based in Denver known as Militia Studios has entered the arena with a brand new game for Sega's old warhorse of a console; a game that has been built from [ … ]

Last Updated ( 16 December 2016 )
 

Newly Announced Commodore Amiga Homebrew 'Max Knight' Gets Downloadable Demo Disk

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If for any reason you've been feeling that your choice of action on the Commodore Amiga was growing stale then look no further. The Polish based development team Pixel Nation recently took to a number of message-boards dedicated to the classic computer to announced their upcoming February 2017 release, Max Knight.

Last Updated ( 15 December 2016 )
 

Former SNK Developer Reveals Brand New Super Nintendo Fighter 'Unholy Night'

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The era in which we started our adventure into the world of gaming is a tough one to let go of. While this may hold true for gamers, it would also appear that there are several 'retro' developers who are also eager to keep their programming past alive - so much so that former-SNK employees have begun work together on a brand new Super Nintendo beat [ … ]

Last Updated ( 13 December 2016 )
 

8Bit Music Power CD & Magazine Preorders Open

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You may recall 8Bit Music Power, the chip tune music album that was released on a Famicom cartridge earlier in 2016. The slightly bizarre (yet effortlessly cool) format made the album a bit of a niche item and probably turned many people off, seeing as you need either a Famicom or a Retron 5 (other Faminclones are available) to experience the twe [ … ]

 

Homebrew Arkanoid Clone ‘Retroid’ Bounces Onto Nintendo Game Boy For Free

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What’s not to love about Breakout and Arkanoid? The simplistic gameplay matched with the growing difficulty of speed and stages makes for some fantastic arcade action. While the Game Boy may already have its own take on the formula with Alleyway, one homebrew developer has decided to take things a step further with their new release Retroid.

 

Sonic The Hedgehog Fan Game 'Green Hill Paradise: Act 2' Shows Sega How It's Done In 3D

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Over the years Sonic the Hedgehog has had a torrid time making the leap from a two dimensional world to 3D, so much so that fans have taken it upon themselves to make amends. One fan who goes by the name of Xaklse, created a 3D Sonic Games Development Kit which he's finally put to good use. Green Hill Paradise: Act 2 appears to be shaping up i [ … ]

Last Updated ( 08 September 2016 )
 

Homebrew Brawler ‘Super Boss Gaiden’ Playable ROM Released For SNES-CD Prototype Hardware

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The arrival of both the SNES-CD prototype hardware and accompanying BIOS files have amazed countless retro gamers within the community, but more importantly inspired homebrew developers too. While very little appears to be known regarding the true power and capabilities of the unreleased hardware, that hasn’t stopped a team of Super Nintendo progra [ … ]

Last Updated ( 10 July 2016 )
 

Homebrew Heroes The Mojon Twins Release ‘Yun’ Brand New Nintendo NES Platformer

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Once again hailing from the depths of Spain, The Mojon Twins are back with another stellar homebrew release. Yun is the newest platformer to hit the Nintendo NES, and best of all it has been released online for free.

 

Renowned Independent Title ‘Wind and Water Puzzle Battles’ Re-Released On Dreamcast

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One of the most prolific indie titles for the Sega Dreamcast is getting a re-release - which is pretty incredible news for retro gamers who are still collecting for the console. Wind and Water Puzzle Battles is a fantastic game by Yuan Works that was featured in the 2008 Independent Video Game Festival. Its incredible gameplay and plentiful co [ … ]

Last Updated ( 08 July 2016 )
 
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