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'Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie' Gets A New Trailer & Release Dates

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Although it only feels like yesterday that the Angry Video Game Nerd announced he'd be taking a break to make a movie, his full length feature film is just about ready for release. Rolfe has not only confirmed when gamers can expect his epic, but also released a new trailer packed to the brim with pixelicious comedy action.

Last Updated ( 16 July 2014 )
 

Upcoming EzeeCube Media Centre Introduces 16-Bit Sega & Nintendo Cartridge Slots For Emulation

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Emulation today is a beautiful thing. Whether you’re on the bus to work, at home on your trusty PC, or even left with a few free minutes on your mobile phone, there are now countless methods to revisit the classic consoles. The latest of these comes as a layered enhancement to the IndieGoGo funded EzeeCube Media Centre, one allowing you to actually [ … ]

Last Updated ( 16 July 2014 )
 

Sega Mega Drive Inspired Mega-Bit Action Figures Hit Kickstarter

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Now joining the Mega Drive Megatron is another articulated celebration of Sega’s console - the Mega-Bit. Currently on Kickstarter a toy designer is raising funds to create a range of action figures based upon the Mega Drive’s memorable 16-bit cartridge design, something which is also due to be officially licensed by Sega.

 

Raspberry Pi Emulation Handheld Packed Into A Game Boy Pocket

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Over the last few years we've seen some incredible uses for the Raspberry Pi computer, from miniature arcade machines to Amiga disk drive alternatives. The latest of these makes the most of the Game Boy, Nintendo NES, Master System, and Game Gear emulators available for the Raspberry Pi, all of which are now contained inside a Game Boy Pocket.

Last Updated ( 14 July 2014 )
 

Mega Drive Megatron Transformer Figure Available For Pre-Order

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Growing up in the late 80s was fantastic. Gaming was growing in popularity, countless cartoons commanded our television sets, and the range of articulated action figures was incredible. With this in mind, what would happen if all of these loves were combined? The Mega Drive Megatron of course, a Transformer finally available to pre-order in Japan.

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Last Updated ( 14 July 2014 )
 

Custom Modded Nintendo Game Boy Advance Goes XL With The 'BigBoy Advance'

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When the Nintendo Game Boy Advance arrived on the scene, portable gaming had been revolutionised with an all new display larger than ever before. As time has gone on though, we've been spoilt with the likes of the Sony PSP and PS Vita's deluxe size screens - but that's all about to change. The BigBoy Advance is a custom GBA busting onto the scene w [ … ]

Last Updated ( 14 July 2014 )
 

Playing Thirteen Connected Sonic & Knuckles Cartridges At Once On The Mega Drive

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We've all seen those images online of countless Sonic & Knuckles cartridges bolted together into a Mega Drive skyscraper - but what happens if you actually attempt to play the game this way? One gamer has done just this and recorded snippets of the process which produce surprising results.

Last Updated ( 14 July 2014 )
 

Introducing The Multiplayer Perfect 'Nintendo 64 Table' Modification

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Once again the combination of retro gaming and product design has left us speechless. Now joining the many other stunning creations we all dream of owning is the N64 Table - a gorgeous wooden coffee table equipped with a Nintendo 64, game storage and a pixel perfect display of Mario.

Last Updated ( 11 July 2014 )
 

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Studio 'Neversoft' Burns Out

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After twenty years of creating video games, the prevalent development studio Neversoft has sadly ceased operations. Current owners Activision have decided to merge the team behind hits such as Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Guitar Hero, and Spider-man’s PlayStation outing with Infinity Ward, leaving behind their eye-conic stamp.

Last Updated ( 11 July 2014 )
 

Stunning Game Boy Advance Modification Takes The Handheld Back To Its 16-Bit Super Nintendo Roots

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In the past we've covered countless system modifications from making classic consoles into portables, along with artistic adjustments to give our favourites a new lick of paint. Rose Colored Gaming, however, are a company specialising in this field and their Super Nintendo inspired Game Boy Advance units are a sight ot behold - and a purchase to co [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 July 2014 )
 

Loriciel's Unreleased 'Buck Rogers' Super Nintendo Prototype Found

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2014 has been an incredible year for video preservationists. We've seen countless unreleased titles and unfinished releases surfacing online, many of which being stand out games we were all waiting for back in the day. A more unusual one, however, has just made its way into gamer's hands, Buck Rogers for the Super Nintendo.

Last Updated ( 06 July 2014 )
 
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