When somebody brings up the subject of 16-bit platformers, Sonic, Mario, Superfrog and Bubsy are often amongst the first which come to mind, but what about that slightly revolting one left behind in 1994? Funnily enough - just in time for his 20th birthday - it looks like Boogerman is set to make a snotty comeback via Kickstarter's crowd funding pl [ … ]
Collector's Edition Of Upcoming Putty Squad Remake To Include Long Lost Amiga Version On Floppy Disk
Earlier this year System 3 announced that they would be releasing a remake of their classic Super Nintendo title Putty Squad on modern platforms. With the release date drawing near, it has just been revealed that the collector's edition of the game is due to feature something special - the original unreleased Amiga version on floppy disk.
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.
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.
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.
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- [ … ]
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 [ … ]
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 [ … ]