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Nintendo 64 'Multimedia Expansion Device' Patents Discovered

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Most gamers will be familiar with the Nintendo 64DD, the disk drive attachment for the Nintendo 64 that promised larger games and enhanced functionality. Sadly, the 64DD never saw the light of day outside of Japan, and even then the add-on only received a handful of exclusive disk games. It appears that Nintendo of America could also have been se [ … ]

 

Blizzard's Long Lost 'Warcraft Adventures: Lord Of The Clans' Point & Click Prototype Leaked Online

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For nearly two decades fans of the Warcraft series have been missing out on what was shaping up to be a stunning graphical adventure in the late 90s. Despite appearing packed to the brim with gorgeous cartoon visuals and puzzles to boot, the upcoming PC title Warcraft Adventures: Lord Of The Clans soon found itself cancelled and lost [ … ]

Last Updated ( 10 September 2016 )
 

Sonic The Hedgehog Fan Game 'Green Hill Paradise: Act 2' Shows Sega How It's Done In 3D

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Over the years Sonic the Hedgehog has had a torrid time making the leap from a two dimensional world to 3D, so much so that fans have taken it upon themselves to make amends. One fan who goes by the name of Xaklse, created a 3D Sonic Games Development Kit which he's finally put to good use. Green Hill Paradise: Act 2 appears to be shaping up i [ … ]

Last Updated ( 08 September 2016 )
 

Super Pitfall 30th Anniversary Edition Fan Hack of Infamous NES Game Released

Even bad games get their day in the sun, and such is the case with the NES Super Pitfall, which has been given an extensive hack for its 30th anniversary by a fan to improve it by, well, a lot.

Last Updated ( 08 September 2016 )
 

Unreleased Nintendo 64 Game 'Rev Limit' Discovered

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Seta's Rev Limit was shaping up to be one of the Nintendo 64's most promising racing games when it was hyped during the early days of the console's lifespan. Shots of the work-in-progress racer hinted at a real-world driving title with some impressive real-time lighting effects, variable weather conditions and a wide range of vehicles based on re [ … ]

Last Updated ( 05 September 2016 )
 

Japanese Exclusive Sega Mega Drive Space Adventure ‘Star Cruiser’ Fan Translated Into English

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When it comes to fan translation patches, we’ve all grown accustomed to the welcome arrival of newly accessible RPGs that never saw the light of day outside of Japan. Every once in awhile though we’ll see an obscure, unusual or different game which doesn’t entirely fit the turn based battling formula. The latest of these to turn our heads in an Eng [ … ]

 

RetroCollect Video Game Database Preview: Scope

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Our video game database is being modernized on a big scale and this preview series is your chance to get a sneak peek. Today we'll be looking at the broadened scope of the new database.

Last Updated ( 28 August 2016 )
 

New Footage Of Cancelled 'GoldenEye 007' XBLA Remaster Discovered

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When Microsoft acquired Rare in 2002, the Twycross-based developer retained many of its Nintendo-centric IPs and repurposed them for the Xbox format. Most recently, Xbox One gamers were treated to polished versions of many Rare classics as part of the Rare Replay collection. Before that the critically acclaimed first person Nintendo 64 shooter Pe [ … ]

Last Updated ( 24 August 2016 )
 

Darksoft’s Neo Geo AES & MVS Flash Cartridges Nearing Release

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Many said it couldn’t be done, yet one enthusiastic retro gaming manufacturer has decided otherwise. Believe it or not but SNK’s timeless Neo Geo platform will soon have its very own flash cartridge - with both the AES home console and MVS arcade system supported.

Last Updated ( 23 August 2016 )
 

PC Engine HDMI-Ready 720p Video Adapter ‘Uper Grafx’ Out Soon

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As time and technology moves on we’re continually finding ourselves in a battle with our limited space. If we’re wanting to enjoy the best of both modern and retro games, compromises have to be met when it comes to televisions. With that in mind, those of you sticking with high definition displays will be pleased to know an all new 720p compatible [ … ]

 

Suda51's Japanese Exclusive PlayStation Adventure 'The Silver Case' Hits Steam With Playable Demo

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Suda51 is known for creating bizarre and unique gaming experiences for years now. With creations like the No More Heroes games, Killer 7 and many others, you can expect a fresh take on gaming when experimenting creations from this studio.

Last Updated ( 17 August 2016 )
 
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