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

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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 )
 

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 )
 

Vinyl 'Quake' Soundtrack On The Way

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Seminal PC shooter Quake famously featured a soundtrack composed by rock band Nine Inch Nails, and the game was littered with nice little nods to the fact - who can forget the ammo crates emblazoned with the familiar NIN logo? The soundtrack comprised 10 original tunes, which according to the NIN Wiki weren't actually given individual titles. It [ … ]

 

Sega's Castle of Illusion Remake Relisted on Digital Marketplaces

Back in September last year, Sega Studios Australia's 2013 remake of the classic Mega Drive platformer Castle of Illusion, was delisted from Steam, Xbox Live Arcade and Playstation Network with very little notice beyond a price drop. Just as silently, the game's now snuck back onto these services, a rare digital relisting.

Last Updated ( 03 April 2017 )
 

Modular Emulation System 'Retroblox' Revealed

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Nothing fans the flames of online discussion more than the topic of retro emulation, but hold on to your hats because we’re delving in again. As we’ve discussed here at RetroCollect on multiple occasions in the past, there are numerous ways that gamers can play classic games using PC-based emulators or via hardware like the Retro Freak and the Re [ … ]

Last Updated ( 01 February 2017 )
 

Retro Love on the Nintendo Switch

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This morning Nintendo held a conference revealing the Nintendo Switch, along with hardware details and games ranging from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Super Mario Odyssey.

Among the games shown were some which will surely go down well with retro fans coming to the Switch. Key among these was Arcade Archives which you may have seen [ … ]

Last Updated ( 13 January 2017 )
 

Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar Hacked To Run Doom

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Almost every gaming platform powerful enough to cope with the sprite-based id Tech engine plays host to a port of Doom. Not only that, pretty much any piece of hardware with a screen and microchip can be made to run a version of id Software's genre-defining shooter, such is the adaptability of the code. Just don't mention the Sega Saturn slidesho [ … ]

Last Updated ( 21 November 2016 )
 

New Footage Of Cancelled 'GoldenEye 007' XBLA Remaster Discovered

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When Microsoft acquired Rare in 2002, the Twycross-based developer retained many of its Nintendo-centric IPs and repurposed them for the Xbox format. Most recently, Xbox One gamers were treated to polished versions of many Rare classics as part of the Rare Replay collection. Before that the critically acclaimed first person Nintendo 64 shooter Pe [ … ]

Last Updated ( 24 August 2016 )
 

Suda51's Japanese Exclusive PlayStation Adventure 'The Silver Case' Hits Steam With Playable Demo

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Suda51 is known for creating bizarre and unique gaming experiences for years now. With creations like the No More Heroes games, Killer 7 and many others, you can expect a fresh take on gaming when experimenting creations from this studio.

Last Updated ( 17 August 2016 )
 

Nintendo 3DS Compilation 'Sega 3D Classics Collection' Release Date Announced For Europe-

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Over the past week Sega has been teasing the that the highly anticipated Sega 3D Classics Collection for Nintendo 3DS will soon be arriving in Europe.

Last Updated ( 14 August 2016 )
 

Yooka-Laylee's Toybox in the hands of Backers

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Over the past week backers of the highly anticipated platformer Yooka-Laylee from Playtonic Games, have had the opportunity to get hands with the Toybox.

Last Updated ( 06 August 2016 )
 
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