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System Shock Remake Hits Kickstarter & Meets Fundraising Target

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Just under a week ago the recently announced System Shock Remake hit Kickstarter, smashing its massive $900,000 fundraising target within days. With the estimated release date of December 2017, fans of the series eager to get going need not worry - a playable demo is available right now.

Last Updated ( 10 July 2016 )
 

Krikzz Opens Orders For ‘Everdrive GBA X5’ Game Boy Advance Flash Cartridge

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The moment Nintendo Game Boy Advance fans have all been waiting for is finally here. Flash cartridge manufacturer Krikzz has finally unveiled the Everdrive GBA X5 and opened up pre-orders for the feature packed device. Best of all, those lucky enough to secure their place on the list will hopefully have their cartridges towards the end of the month [ … ]

 

Brand New Game Boy Platformer ‘Rocket Man’ Gets Playable Demo ROM

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Drawing inspiration from Capcom’s finest Mega Man series, an all new homebrew platformer has been born from the depths of Spain. Rocket Man is the latest development to hit the Nintendo Game Boy and one that is already showing plenty of promise.

Last Updated ( 29 June 2016 )
 

Humble Bundle Celebrates 25 Years of Sonic!

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Today marks 25 years of ring collecting and badnik bouncing and the Humble Bundle is celebrating by letting fans nab a whole slew of past Sonic titles!

The Bundle is split into three categories;

For $1 you'll earn yourself the original Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Adventure DX, Sonic 3D Blast and Sonic CD. Pay $9.59 will get you all those plus [ … ]
Last Updated ( 23 June 2016 )
 

Homebrew Shmup ‘Swabby’ Blasts Onto Sega Game Gear

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An all Sega Game Gear game has just landed on the handheld known as Swabby. This is a game by homebrew developer Hang-On that is available for download via SMS Power, which features a well-known character from the Sega Master System era. Swabby is the one and only creature based on the hidden Snail Maze game that was b [ … ]

Last Updated ( 22 June 2016 )
 

NG:DEV.TEAM's Upcoming Neo Geo Homebrew 'Kraut Buster' Gets New Trailer & Release Date

NG:DEV.TEAM are back with yet another update on their upcoming Neo Geo homebrew release Kraut Buster, a classic run & gun style arcade game drawing plenty of inspiration from the Metal Slug series. Accompanying an all new action packed trailer is the all important release date for those eager to add another AES cartridge to their collectio [ … ]

Last Updated ( 22 June 2016 )
 

Cancelled Dreamcast Game 'Ecco II: Sentinels of the Universe' Released

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Another day, another incredible 'lost' Sega Dreamcast game turns up. This time, it's the sequel to Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future. Long thought to be only available to those collectors lucky enough to own a Dreamcast development kit, the unreleased Ecco II: Sentinels of the Universe has been released to the internet at large by Hidden P [ … ]

Last Updated ( 17 June 2016 )
 

Hyperkin Reveal Upcoming ‘Smart Boy’ Game Boy Adapter For Mobile Phones

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As part of an April Fools hoax last year, Hyperkin taunted retro gamers with a mockup of hardware that would allow the use of Game Boy cartridges on smartphones. Although anything but their intention, Hyperkin were left wondering how to deal with the flood of genuine interest in such a device. As a result the Smart Boy was quickly pushed into [ … ]

 

Wiild Guns Reloaded brings SNES Crosshair Shooter Action to PS4 In Autumn 2016

Drop those irons! Or something like that. Cult classic Natsume SNES game Wild Guns is getting a much-needed second chance, as an expanded rerelease on Playstation 4 titled Wild Guns Reloaded.

Last Updated ( 17 June 2016 )
 

Nintendo Entertainment System Visual Compendium Kickstarter Smashes Fundraising Target

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The Nintendo NES is perhaps one of the most influential consoles to date, and there’s just no way to deny that. Many classic and acclaimed franchises were born from this 8-bit juggernaut, and the video game industry saw a huge rise in blockbuster releases following Nintendo's Seal of Quality. Because of this and many other reasons, the console is [ … ]

Last Updated ( 10 June 2016 )
 

Japanese Exclusive Game Boy Advance RPG ‘Magical Vacation’ English Fan Translation Out Now

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Of all the early Game Boy Advance games the West missed out on, Brownie Brown’s stunning Japanese exclusive adventure Magical Vacation was the biggest loss of them all. Despite its Nintendo DS sequel seeing a worldwide release, it's only as of now that retro gamers can finally battle through the 2001 portable quest, all thanks to a fan translation [ … ]

Last Updated ( 08 June 2016 )
 
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