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Adventure Soft's Classic 'Simon The Sorcerer' Revived In HD Android Port For 20th Anniversary


To think so many games are now celebrating birthdays into their twenties and thirties is a sobering thought - we're aging fast. The latest of these titles is Simon the Sorcerer and its creator, Adventure Soft, has decided to celebrate in style. The 1993 point and click adventure has just been revived with a HD port for Android based devices.

Last Updated ( 28 August 2013 )

Shadow of The Beast Reboot Heading To PlayStation 4


For over two decades Reflections Interactive's parallax-happy Shadow of the Beast series has been lurking in the depths awaiting a much deserved return. Fans of the Commodore Amiga originals will be pleased to hear that Aarbron's adventures are due to resume following Sony's recent Gamescom reveal of a teaser trailer showcasing the game's upcoming [ … ]

Last Updated ( 20 August 2013 )

Street Fighter II Trilogy Heading To Wii U Virtual Console


Get your arcade sticks at the ready! Capcom has just confirmed that their highly acclaimed fighting series is heading to the Nintendo Wii U's Virtual Console this week. Not only is the 1992 classic which started it all due to arrive, but also the incredible follow ups Street Fighter II Turbo and Super Street Fighter II!

Last Updated ( 20 August 2013 )

Sega Announces Release Date For Castle Of Illusion HD Remake


After several months of anticipation, retro gamers can finally rejoice as Sega have announced the release date for their upcoming re-imagining of Castle of Illusion. Set to hit the PlayStation 3 first and Xbox 360 a day later, fans of the original can look towards revisiting the world of illusion next month.

Last Updated ( 16 August 2013 )

Sega To Release 3D Streets Of Rage On Nintendo 3DS This Month


As much as we're excited to announce that Sega are due to release a 3D version of their all time classic side scroller, Streets of Rage, it's yet another title in their range of updated remakes which are yet to step outside of Japan. Nevertheless this updated port of the 1991 Mega Drive release is something we're eager to get our hands on.

Last Updated ( 09 August 2013 )

PaperDude VR - Atari's 1984 Arcade Classic Paperboy Recreated In 3D Using Oculus Rift, Kinect & A Fitness Bike


Re-enacting the antics of our favourite paper-delivering simulator in our local neighbourhood would no doubt land us in hot water. Thankfully our desires to take control of the wheel and launch papers up and down the street have been answered. Globacore have combined the futuristic virtual reality headset Oculus Rift with both Kinect and a KickR ex [ … ]


HD Remake of Titus's 'Prehistorik' Hits PC, Mac, Android & iOS


Remember the caveman classic Titus Interactive released in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC and DOS? Well this club-swinging dinosaur-whacking platformer, Prehistorik, has returned in glorious HD and can now be downloaded for PC, Mac and Apple iOS devices.

Last Updated ( 25 July 2013 )

Tomb Raider Comic to Lead Directly Into Sequel


Square Enix's recent Tomb Raider reboot will continue on in comic book form. But rather than be a mere tie-in, the new series will be completely canonical and even lead directly into the sequel.

Last Updated ( 24 July 2013 )

Strider Reboot Announced For Current & Next Gen Consoles


San Diego Comic-Con is always chock-full of announcements that get everyone's nostalgic juices flowing, and this year was no exception.  Capcom were present and correct - and brought with them the surprise announcement of a Strider reboot.

Last Updated ( 23 July 2013 )

Namco's Soul Calibur II HD Remake Announced For PS3 / 360


With Soul Calibur II set to celebrate its 10th anniversary on consoles, it was only natural that Namco would delve back into the colourful fighter's past and revive it in style. Having just announced an all new HD remake of the 2002 arcade classic, retro gamers can once again look forward to equipping themselves with this 16th century fighter later [ … ]

Last Updated ( 23 July 2013 )

Nintendo Finally Release Cartridge Rarities Shantae (GBC) & Earthbound (SNES) On The Virtual Console


For countless years gamers hoping to legally enjoy the likes of Shantae or Earthbound have unfortunately been faced with daunting price tags. With both of these classics demanding triple figures at auction on a regular basis, retro gamers on a budget can rejoice as Nintendo has released this duo onto Virtual Console for a fraction of their current [ … ]

Last Updated ( 18 July 2013 )
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