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Japanese Exclusive Super NES RPG 'Romancing Saga 2' iOS & Android Remake Out Now

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SquareEnix has recently launched on iOS and Android a classic RPG adventure that appeared exclusively in Japan upon release. Romancing Saga 2 is a traditional RPG experience that has its roots in Final Fantasy Legend, making this actually the 5th game of the series.

Last Updated ( 31 May 2016 )
 

Atari ST Classic 'Xenon 2 Megablast' Now Available For Atari Jaguar

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Some time ago we reported that several Atari ST classics had been ported to Atari's final system, the Jaguar. Well, you can now add another name to that list as The Bitmap Brothers' critically acclaimed vertical shooter Xenon 2 Megablast makes the leap onto the 64-bit console.

Last Updated ( 28 May 2016 )
 

Dreamcast Browser Sonic Adventure Homepage Restored

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The Sega Dreamcast was the first console to come with a modem as standard, and online gaming was a large part of Sega's plan for world domination back in the late 1990s. As we now know, these plans didn't really come to fruition as intended, but the Dreamcast paved the way - arguably - for the online console gaming ecosystem we enjoy today. The v [ … ]

Last Updated ( 25 May 2016 )
 

New Nintendo NES Homebrew ‘Ralph 4’ ROM Available For Download

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Ralph 4 is a recently released homebrew for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game was created by Pubby and features music from MovieMovies1. The object of the game is to get from one end of the screen to the other while dodging teddy bears. The levels become more elaborate with each new screen that is conquered. It is a simple concept but is [ … ]

Last Updated ( 24 May 2016 )
 

NECA Announce Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures Based On Konami’s Coin-Op Hit

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As if you needed an excuse to purchase even more video game goodies! Action figure aficionados NECA have just revealed their upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line up, all of which based on Konami’s 1989 arcade smash hit.

Last Updated ( 24 May 2016 )
 

Japanese Famicom Disk System Game ‘Kaettekita Mario Bros.’ Receives English Fan Translation

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Kaettekita Mario Bros. was an enhanced version of the original Mario Bros. for the Famicom Disk System. This version added a few new features to the original Nintendo Famicom game. This includes upgraded controls, enhanced graphics and an all new save feature for high scores.

Last Updated ( 23 May 2016 )
 

RetroCollect Video Game Database Preview: Core Data Model

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Our video game database is being modernised on a big scale and this preview series is your chance to get a sneak peek. In this first entry we will be discussing the new core data model.

Last Updated ( 23 May 2016 )
 

System Shock Remastered Coming To Kickstarter Next Month

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Kickstarter and other crowdfunding sites have given us the opportunity to support games which may have never seen the light of day. Be it a spiritual successor with the likes Bloodstained, a full on sequel in Shenmue III, or something just taking inspiration from games of yesteryear.

Last Updated ( 23 May 2016 )
 

RetroCollect Video Game Database Preview: Introduction

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As you probably have heard by now, we have been working on a completely revised RetroCollect video game database for quite a while. In this series of preview posts we want to show you what to expect from the update and highlight some exciting new features.

Last Updated ( 21 May 2016 )
 

Crowdfunding Underway for Smart Phone Retro Game Cartridge: Pico Cassette

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Crowdfunding is underway for Japanese company Beatrobo and the Pico Cassette. The Pico Cassette is a mini Famicom cartridge shaped product that plugs into the audio jack of a smartphone. It will allow them to play retro games using both the Pico Cassette and a special application downloaded to the consumer’s smartphone.

Last Updated ( 21 May 2016 )
 

Pokemon Gold ROM Hack Reopens Fuchsia City's 'Safari Zone'

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You may be wondering based on the title of this article why would someone reintroduce the Safari Zone into Pokemon Gold. Well this isn’t your regular Safari Zone from other Nintendo Game Boy releases in this franchise, as this zone was added to give you the opportunity to catch all the other Pokemon exclusive to the Silver version of the game.

Last Updated ( 18 May 2016 )
 
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