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From modified Barbie Corvette Consoles to retro demakes of first person shooters, it’s time to catch up on all the retro gaming news from earlier this week - that didn’t make the frontpage. With plenty of homebrew releases to also keep an eye on and a Game of Thrones introduction using Zelda sprites, it’s time for the Retro Gaming New Round-Up!
Keeping up with appearances, RetroCollect will once again be in force for another gaming event taking place in the UK next month. Having already made a prominent name for ourselves at London Anime & Gaming Con last year, your favourite retro gaming community is set to storm the convention again on the 5th and 6th of July with a plethora of chal [ … ]
When you think of E3, you probably think mainly of all that’s new in gaming - but that isn’t actually the case. After all retro gaming is gathering an increasingly sizeable fanbase, and this is demonstrated at the show. RetroCollect's reporter Simon Reed was lucky enough to be at E3 this year, and took the opportunity to look at all that is retro o [ … ]
Despite starting life on the Game Boy Advance in Japan, Phoenix Wright's international big break didn't come until his arrival on the Nintendo DS. Now spanning seven titles and a spin-off, the Japanese exclusive entry Ace Attorney Investigations 2: Prosecutors Path has now been translated into English.
Also arriving from E3 this year is quite possibly the best idea to ever come out of a classic game - Mario Maker. If you've ever dreamed of tackling a level flooded with Koopa Troopers, or one involving near impossible jumps, now's your chance. Nintendo's latest title starring our favourite plumber is a fully fledge level designing utility for Wii [ … ]
One of the greatest things about being a retro gamer whilst E3 is under way is that there is almost always the guarantee that one of our favourite titles of yesteryear will be getting the remake treatment. Although most of us will be hoping for Final Fantasy VII, we'll never turn our noses up at some of the Gold Saucer mini-games hitting mobile pla [ … ]
Stepping aside from the usual offerings of previously untranslated RPGs, Nintendo Famicom ROM hackers have tackled another Japanese exclusive title, only this time round it falls into the turn-based strategy genre. Fleet Commander is an incredible detailed, albeit slow paced, naval sim based on a crucial WW2 battle between the US and Japan.
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