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Square Enix's 'Dragon Quest' Series Heading To iOS & Android

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While the Western world has been lucky enough in recent years where sampling Dragon Quest is concerned, our supply of Japanese adventures is about to level up. Square Enix has just announced that the first eight games in the timeless series are heading to touchscreen devices shortly.

Last Updated ( 08 October 2013 )
 

James Pond's Return Via Kickstarter Comes To An Early End

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Despite plenty of anticipation and excitement surrounding the upcoming revival of James Pond, the team behind the aquatic hero's Kickstarter project have decided to pull the plug early. With a lack of funding behind the project and the clock ticking, Gameware had plenty to say in a honest update to the retro gaming community.

Last Updated ( 08 October 2013 )
 

Nintendo Wii U Trailer Released For Watermelon's Upcoming HD Remake Of Mega Drive RPG 'Pier Solar'

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If you missed out on securing the Sega Mega Drive version of Pier Solar, there's always the Nintendo Wii U and Sega Dreamcast versions to look forward to. After successfully raising enough funds via Kickstarter to build upon their 16-bit foundations, Watermelon have been hard at work updating their RPG and have since released a trailer.

Last Updated ( 05 October 2013 )
 

Treasure Bringing 'Ikaruga' To PC Via Steam Greenlight

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Originally released back in 2001 in the arcades, Ikaruga has since become a cult classic after being ported to the Sega Dreamcast and Nintendo GameCube. As of recent Treasure have brought the scrolling shooter over to touchscreen devices and are now looking towards Steam Greenlight to gift PC gamers this fantastic title.

Last Updated ( 05 October 2013 )
 

License Agreement Between Tommo & SNK Terminated - Neo Geo X Console Discontinued

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Just mere weeks after we reviewed the Neo Geo X, SNK have decided to pull the plug on any further releases by terminating their contract with distributors Tommo. This sadly brings the console's lifespan to a tragic end after being available for less than a year.

 

Sequel To Sega Mega Drive 'Mutant Football League' Touches Down On Kickstarter

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Instead of settling for realistic American football simulators in the nineties, many will recall picking up the abstract and gruesome take on the sport known as Mutant Football League. The creator behind this EA published Mega Drive / Genesis title, Michael Mendheim, is now hoping to call upon fans of the series to help fund a long-over due follow- [ … ]

Last Updated ( 18 September 2013 )
 

16-Bit Aquatic Hero 'James Pond' Set For Kickstarter Return

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Two decades ago the gaming world didn't rely on over-powered digital weaponry, high definition visuals and online multiplayer - instead, all you needed was a flagship character coupled with platforming action. While this formula didn't always work, one British offering - James Pond - captivated countless gamers, many of which will be pleased to hea [ … ]

Last Updated ( 12 September 2013 )
 

Kickstarter Opens To Fund Sequel To Sega Mega Drive / Genesis Satirical Strategy 'General Chaos'

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Before forming studio Game Refuge Inc, Brian Colin was best known for his arcade hits Rampage and Arch Rivals whilst working at Midway. One of his more notable releases was General Chaos on the Sega Mega Drive, a quick and dirty war strategy title which could put any friendship on the line. As of today, nearly twenty years later, Colin has decided [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 September 2013 )
 

Commodore 64 RPG Classic 'Ultima IV: Quest Of The Avatar' Ported To Apple iOS Devices

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By 1985 Ultima had already become a well established entry in the RPG gaming world, with the fourth title in the series hitting the shelves. Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar arrived on countless systems around the world including the Commodore 64, and as of today, 28 years later, it has just been ported to Apple iOS devices.

Last Updated ( 06 September 2013 )
 

Keiji Inafune Launches Kickstarter To Fund Mega Man Spiritual Successor 'Mighty No. 9'

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If you've been feeling a little lost where Mega Man is concerned since Keiji Inafune left Capcom, then there is some good news in store for you. In an attempt to continue forward with his robot-boy action-platforming series, Inafune has turned to Kickstarter to help fund his next creation, one heavily inspired by his blue bomber past, Mighty No. 9. [ … ]

Last Updated ( 01 September 2013 )
 

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

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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 )
 
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