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Panasonic 3DO Port Of 'Doom' Source Code Released

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The 3DO release of id's seminal first person shooter 'Doom' is widely regarded as one of the worst console ports available. Back in the mid nineties, Doom was the benchmark for 3D gaming and every console manufacturer wanted a version on it's hardware to show the capabilities of the system.

Last Updated ( 01 December 2014 )
 

New Dreamcast Visual Novel 'AMEBA' Announced

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It seems that the trend for releasing new content for Sega's Dreamcast is set to continue with another new project hitting the console in the near future. AMEBA is a visual novel from Retro Sumus - a team of developers, artists and musicians with high profile indie RPG Pier Solar amongst their back catalogue. Retro Sumus' team leader Carlos Olivero [ … ]

Last Updated ( 01 December 2014 )
 

Game Boy HDMI-Out Modification Kit 'hdmyboy' Hits Kickstarter

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Back in September a team of creative individuals revealed their on-going project to bring HDMI out to the Nintendo Game Boy. After garnering plenty of interest for their modification kit, the hdmyboy has finally hit Kickstarter for those wanting to play the handheld on the TV.

 

Big The Cat Brings Fishing To Green Hill Zone In Sonic The Hedgehog Mega Drive ROM Hack

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Over the years we've featured a whole host of ROM hacks varying from simple graphical alterations to extensive gameplay modifications, but nothing as groundbreaking as Big's Fishing Derby. Using the original Sonic The Hedgehog ROM file as a starting point, one talented developer has somehow converted the 16-bit classic into a fishing mini game [ … ]

Last Updated ( 25 November 2014 )
 

F-Zero Unofficially Drifts Onto The PC Engine In 'HuZero'

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Although fighting in the fourth-generation of video game consoles against its 16-bit rivals, the 8-bit CPU of the PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16 packed plenty of punches. While it may not have had the same processing power as the Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive, it sure could pull off plenty of visual trickery to stay afloat - something an all new [ … ]

Last Updated ( 25 November 2014 )
 

Unreleased Super Nintendo Spiritual Successor To Turrican 'Targa' Gets Reproduction Run & ROM Release

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Following a long running series of action packed adventure with Turrican, developer Manfred Trenz seemed to almost disappear from the gaming industry entirely. While still knocking around in the shadows, Trenz’s Turrican swan song ended up arriving as an obscure Japanese exclusive Super Famicom title known as Rendering Ranger R2.

Last Updated ( 24 November 2014 )
 

Upcoming PSIO PlayStation 1 SD Card ISO Loading Adapter Reveals New Features

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Just mere weeks after revealing the latest progress with the upcoming PSIO device, the team behind this ISO loading SD card adapter have returned to showcase its many features. After watching this recently uploaded twenty minute long YouTube video, PlayStation 1 owners will no doubt be desperate to get their hands on this new bit of kit.

Last Updated ( 22 November 2014 )
 

Analogue Interactive Announce Luxury All-In-One Custom Neo Geo MVS Console 'Analogue NEO'

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Analogue Interactive are well known for their custom luxury wood based Neo Geo MVS consoles, but it would appear they've yet again outdone themselves. Although their latest creation is out of our price-range, the all-in-one Analogue NEO is set to revolutionise arcade gaming at home once more.

Last Updated ( 21 November 2014 )
 

Brand New Nintendo NES Homebrew Adventure 'Pyronaut' Coming Soon

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The Nintendo NES is no stranger when it comes to brand new homebrew games. Having seen a whole host of new releases hit the console in the last few years, you won't be that surprised to learn that another adventure is fast approaching the 8-bit system - Pyronaut.

Last Updated ( 21 November 2014 )
 

Final Fantasy VII's Entire Game Remade In LittleBigPlanet

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For the last few years, one LittleBigPlanet sculptor has been recreating one of his favourite games in the platforming title’s sandbox. While many of us have tried our hand at making custom levels in the MediaMolecule release, this talented gamer has instead remade all of Final Fantasy VII’s 3 disc adventure into many different playable levels.

 

Maniac Mansion Creators Return With Kickstarter Point ‘N’ Click Adventure ‘Thimbleweed Park’

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It’s safe to say that it’s been a rather long time since a true traditional 2D point ‘n’ click adventure hit our home computers. Being one of the most popular genres of the late 80s and early 90s, classics such as Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion, and Day of the Tentacle all proved that storytelling and video games can mix in a rather impressive fashi [ … ]

 
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