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Square Enix's Final Fantasy IV Ventures Onto Android Devices


The fourth title in the Final Fantasy series - released back in 1991 on the Super Famicom - has returned, only this time round it's on modern devices. As of today owners of Android based devices will be able to relive the emotional storyline riddled with complex plot twists, on the go, in their pocket.

Last Updated ( 04 June 2013 )

Commodore 64 Classic Turrican Explodes Onto Apple iOS Devices


In 1990 Manfred Trenz unleashed one of the most enjoyable home computer releases to date on both the Commodore 64 and Amiga. This hard as steel shoot-em-up platformer offered everything console games had been enjoying previously, all onto a single cassette tape and floppy disk. Fast forward to today, Turrican, has now been immortalised on touch scr [ … ]

Last Updated ( 01 June 2013 )

Earthworm Jim's Creator Is Back With Claymation Kickstarter


Best known for creating our favourite Oligochaeta - Earthworm Jim, Doug TenNapel is heading back to his earlier claymation outings via Kickstarter. Armikrog is set to revive the much missed hands-on-animation style, in a game which will effectively will become the spiritual successor to his earlier creations, The Neverhood and Skullmonkeys.

Last Updated ( 30 May 2013 )

Sega Returns To Unfinished Business With 'Sonic Lost World'


Earlier today Sega released a trailer for their latest title in the Sonic The Hedgehog series, Sonic Lost World. While most mainstream gaming sites out there are suggesting this enticing trailer is a homage to Super Mario Galaxy, we instead believe Sega have headed back to the nineties - to finally finish the Saturn's unreleased title Sonic X-treme [ … ]

Last Updated ( 28 May 2013 )

Sega's Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Coming To Japanese WiiU Consoles

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Long-time fans of Sega's outstanding Yakuza franchise have waited a long time to see the original PlayStation 2 titles recieve a well deserved HD makeover.  Now you need wait no longer - as Sega has announced a shiny-new HD collection coming to WiiU.

Last Updated ( 20 May 2013 )

System 3 Announce Remake Of Super Nintendo's 'Putty Squad'


Having reached their 30th year in the video game publishing world, System 3 have decided to celebrate in style by ressurecting one of their classics. The Super Nintendo's very own Putty Squad is set for a revival on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Steam, Mac, Windows 8, iOS and Android, later this year.

Last Updated ( 15 May 2013 )

'Road Redemption' The Spiritual Successor To Road Rash Reaches Fundraising Target On Kickstarter


Despite offering non-stop carnage and a adrenaline fuelled asphalt action, the classic Road Rash series has remained parked in the garage for well over a decade now. Indie developers DarkSeas Games, however, have sparked the ignition and revived the series spiritually with Road Redemption - now successfully funded via Kickstarter.

Last Updated ( 10 May 2013 )

Sega's Sonic The Hedgehog Spindashes Onto The Nintendo 3DS As A 3D Classic This Month


Having already released Space Harrier and Super Hang-On as 3D Classics on the Nintendo 3DS handheld, many expected After Burner would be the next title to receive the three dimensional update. Much to our surprise, the original Sega Mega Drive début for Sonic The Hedgehog is next in line, adding depth to the curves of Green Hill Zone.

Last Updated ( 08 May 2013 )

Remake Of Explosive Racer 'Fire & Forget: The Final Assault' Available Later This Month


If the recent news of the Rock 'N' Roll Racing Remake wasn't enough to soothe your arcade racing needs, then you'll be pleased to hear the announcement of another retro revival in the works. The home computer classic, Fire & Forget, which spanned multiple platforms has been resurrected and is due for release later this month.

Last Updated ( 07 May 2013 )

Carmageddon Set To Smash Onto Android Devices This Month


Last October the controversial racer Carmageddon crashed on to Apple iOS devices, leaving plenty of road kill in its wake. Unfortunately for the patient Android gamers amongst us, we were left waiting at the starting line. Later this month Android devices can finally join in with the carnage, as the updated touchscreen version of the 1997 classic i [ … ]

Last Updated ( 03 May 2013 )

Combit Studios Begin Development On Sequel To Nintendo NES Classic 'River City Ransom'


While Sega fans may have Streets of Rage, Nintendo gamer's hoping for a good old fashioned street brawl often look towards the timeless River City Ransom (aka Street Gangs). Those who fondly remember this side scroller will be pleased to know that game studio Combit are set to gift the brawler a sequel in the near future.

Last Updated ( 27 April 2013 )
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