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Multi-System Emulator ‘Mednafen’ Adds Sega Saturn Compatibility

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If you’re familiar with the ins and outs of the emulation scene, you’ll no doubt know that the Sega Saturn is very much lagging behind. While there are emulators out there for the 32-bit console that just about do they job (and an impressive one gaining traction on Android devices), retro gamers finally have a promising new alternative through Medn [ … ]

 

3 Classic 16-Bit Disney Games Re-Released On Good Old Games

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Good Old Games and Disney have teamed up to bring not one but three of the treasured 16-bit era platformers DRM-free to GOG. Those looking for another excuse to power through Aladdin, The Lion King and Jungle Book need look no further.

Last Updated ( 09 August 2016 )
 

[Event] Retropocalypse - Bournemouth, 13th August 2016

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Bournemouth, UK is probably best known for its stunning beaches, ornamental gardens and being the home of Retro Gamer Magazine. It is now also home to a brand new retro gaming event, and the inaugural Retropocalypse will be held at The Four Horsemen public house on Saturday 13th August 2016. RetroCollect will be supporting this new venture along [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 August 2016 )
 

ZX Spectrum ‘Football Manager’ Updated For The 2016/17 Season

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Following on from Leicester City’s heroics in the Premier League last season, it’s safe to say that everyone’s been eagerly anticipating the return of football. With the Football League 2016/17 season kicking off this weekend and the Premier League soon to follow it’s the perfect excuse to dedicate your gaming lives to the addictive slog that’s Foo [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 August 2016 )
 

Footage of Lost PC Engine Ports of Marble Madness, Popils and More Released by Tengen Staffer

A former Tengen staff member, Jun Amanai, has recently been uploading footage of PC Engine ports of games like Peter Pack Rat and Marble Madness which otherwise have never seen the light of day, until now.

Last Updated ( 04 August 2016 )
 

Yooka-Laylee's Toybox in the hands of Backers

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Over the past week backers of the highly anticipated platformer Yooka-Laylee from Playtonic Games, have had the opportunity to get hands with the Toybox.

Last Updated ( 06 August 2016 )
 

Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance & Mega Drive Emulation Comes To PS Vita FW 3.60 With HENkaku

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For many retro gamers the Sony PlayStation Portable doubles up as a great emulation system, and it looks like its successor is set to follow in its footsteps. Just days ago an all new homebrew enabler known as HENkaku was released for the PS Vita which allows several different emulators to be run on firmware 3.60.

 

40+ Multi-Game ‘Penultimate Cartridge’ Now Available For Commodore VIC-20

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If you prefer to get your retro gaming fix via the vintage computers on offer then look no further. Tynemouth Software have teamed up with leading classic hardware manufacturer TheFutureWas8Bit to release an all-in-one game cartridge for the Commodore VIC-20.

Last Updated ( 31 July 2016 )
 

Sega Announce 'Sonic Mania' 2D Throwback To Sonic The Hedgehog Classics Due 2017

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Last Night SEGA hosted a 25th anniversary event for their flagship character at San Diego Comic Con where they showcased not one, but two brand new Sonic The Hedgehog games. Fans of the series who have been let down in recent years will no doubt be left with their jaws wide open after this news, as the newly announced Sonic Mania is going back to i [ … ]

Last Updated ( 23 July 2016 )
 

Nintendo Announces Brand New 'Nintendo Classic Mini NES' Console Due For Release Later This Year

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Whilst many of us thought Nintendo's plan for retro gamers ended with the VIrtual Console, today's announcement from the Japanese gaming juggernaut turned countless heads after appearing completely out of the blue. Believe it or not but the Nintendo NES hardware is set to make a prominent comeback this Christmas in miniature form, with pre-loaded g [ … ]

Last Updated ( 14 July 2016 )
 

BT's Long Lost Super Nintendo ‘Interactive TV’ Service Trial Cartridge Discovered

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Although there seems to be little mention of BT’s involvement with Nintendo in the mid-nineties, it would appear the tele-communications company was trialling a United Kingdom equivalent of Japan’s Satellaview service. Despite little record of BT's testing, one retro gamer has uncovered the Super Nintendo cartridge which would have served a di [ … ]

 
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