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Unreleased Nintendo 64 Game 'Riqa' Discovered

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Back in the late 1990s, while Lara Croft was happily raiding tombs on pretty much every platform you could shake a stick at (even the maligned N-Gage got a port of Tomb Raider), Nintendo fans could have been forgiven for feeling a little left out. Sure, Nintendo 64 owners got to plunder hidden treasure in Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine, but [ … ]

Last Updated ( 03 February 2017 )
 

Modular Emulation System 'Retroblox' Revealed

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Nothing fans the flames of online discussion more than the topic of retro emulation, but hold on to your hats because we’re delving in again. As we’ve discussed here at RetroCollect on multiple occasions in the past, there are numerous ways that gamers can play classic games using PC-based emulators or via hardware like the Retro Freak and the Re [ … ]

Last Updated ( 01 February 2017 )
 

Brand New Watara/Quickshot SuperVision Emulator ‘Wataroo’ Out Now

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While the Nintendo Game Boy may have ruled the handheld roost in the early nineties, it didn’t stop the many efforts from a wide range of companies to dethrone the portable king. Watara were one of the bold companies copying the Game Boy’s ethos, however, their cheap alternative - the SuperVision - came across as a little too cheap, and quickly fad [ … ]

Last Updated ( 31 January 2017 )
 

Unofficial Metroid Prequel 'Rogue Dawn' Out Now & Playable On Nintendo NES

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For each and every gaming console out there, there's one final swansong which showcases the power behind the dated hardware it sits on. Take Shadow of The Colossus for example, a stunning adventure which pushes the PlayStation 2 to its absolute limits - limits we never knew the system even had. Although older consoles such as the Nintendo NES leave [ … ]

Last Updated ( 14 January 2017 )
 

Retro Love on the Nintendo Switch

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This morning Nintendo held a conference revealing the Nintendo Switch, along with hardware details and games ranging from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Super Mario Odyssey.

Among the games shown were some which will surely go down well with retro fans coming to the Switch. Key among these was Arcade Archives which you may have seen [ … ]

Last Updated ( 13 January 2017 )
 

[Event] Video Game Market 4 - Doncaster Dome, 25th Feb 2017

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After a hugely successful move to the mighty Doncaster Dome, we’re proud to announce that the Video Game Market is back for 2017. As the biggest and unrivalled retro gaming sales fair in the UK, this is yet another pixel-perfect day filled with bargains and rarities you won’t want to miss.

Last Updated ( 08 January 2017 )
 

Hyperkin Teases Master System & Game Gear Converter For RetroN 5

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This year's CES in Las Vegas has thrown up a number of interesting new products from the world's biggest tech firms. From cars that will become our friends, to submersible drones and laptops with multiple displays the consumer electronics industry hasn't disappointed. Forget all that lot though. The real story of CES comes from Hyperkin...well, a [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 January 2017 )
 

Knights of Bytes Release Official Trailer For Upcoming Commodore 64 Platformer ‘Sam’s Journey’

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While Sonic and Mario might have skipped past the home computer generation, countless other developers attempted to recreate what made console gaming so alluring in their own way. Their tireless efforts brought around the likes of Zool, The Great Giana Sisters, and Mayhem In Monsterland to name but a few, however, the desire to produce a true rival [ … ]

 

Japanese Exclusive Super Nintendo RPG ‘Xak: The Art of Visual Stage’ Fan Translated Into English

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During Spring of 1993 the Far Eastern development studio Micro Cabin brought their impressive home-computer adventure Xak: The Art of Visual Stage to the Super Famicom. Arriving as a polished update to the PC-8801 and PC-9801 original, this 16-bit port wasn’t the first time the game had been given the remake treatment after outings on the Sharp X68 [ … ]

 

Dreamcast Exclusive 'In the Line of Fire' Hits Kickstarter

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There have been a couple of recent Kickstarter projects that have added Dreamcast stretch goals, with the promising Megadrive/Genesis platformer Tanglewood being the latest. Now though, a team based in Denver known as Militia Studios has entered the arena with a brand new game for Sega's old warhorse of a console; a game that has been built from [ … ]

Last Updated ( 16 December 2016 )
 

Unreleased Commodore Amiga CD32 Snowboarder 'Biff Boardin' Surfaces On eBay With Snowboard Accessory

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While the Commodore Amiga CD32 might not be the most popular system around, it definitely has a group of dedicated and loyal fans behind it. With such a limited number of games being made available for the console during its short lived life, the die-hard games devoted to the CD32 will be amazed to hear an unreleased snowboarding game appears to ha [ … ]

Last Updated ( 15 December 2016 )
 
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