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Mega Man Returns With Official Capcom Plush Toys

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Apart from his recent appearance in Super Smash Bros, Mega Man has had an awfully quiet and disappointing few years. With Capcom doing very little to celebrate their flagship blue-bomber, even the original creator has parted ways with the company to ensure his legacy lives on. Having said that though, Mega Man is making a return alongside Proto Man [ … ]

Last Updated ( 18 October 2014 )
 

GDEmu Creator Announces Sega Saturn SD Card ISO Loading Disc Drive Replacement 'Rhea'

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If you've been keeping an eye on the retro gaming news as of recent, you'll have noticed a sudden surge in after-market devices which allow classic games to be loaded into memory from MicroSD cards and other removable media. One of the more notable additions as of late has been a SD card enabled device to replace the Dreamcast's disc drive. The cre [ … ]

Last Updated ( 16 October 2014 )
 

Bitmap Books Returns With 'Commodore Amiga: A Visual Commpendium' Kickstarter

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After an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign to immortalise the best of the Commodore 64 in book-form, Bitmap Books has returned to gift the Amiga a similar treatment. Arriving in the same style as the last, the Commodore Amiga: a visual Commpendium has finally hit Kickstarter - and is off with a flying start.

Last Updated ( 15 October 2014 )
 

Unreleased Sega Mega Drive Port Of ‘Bill’s Tomato Game’ ROM Released

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Not too long ago the new owners of a well travelled Bill’s Tomato Game prototype cartridge announced they’d be releasing a reproduction run for the Mega Drive. After selling all 100 copies that had been made, it was suggested that a ROM of the unreleased title would be made available to download - something which has just happened.

 

Unofficial HD Remake Of Lucasarts Classic ‘Day of the Tentacle’ In Development

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If the news that Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis was getting a HD remake wasn’t enough to get you in the mood for adventuring, then this will. Members of the Adventure Game Studio forum have bunched together to give Day of the Tentacle the same treatment - a stunning update using modern visuals and updated audio.

 

Upcoming Intellivision MicroSD Flash Cartridge HIVE Out Now

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Back in July 2013 it was announced that a MicroSD card enabled flash cartridge was heading to the Mattel Intellivision. After a good year in the works, fans of the retro console will be pleased to know that they can finally get their hands on the newly named HIVE cartridge.

Last Updated ( 14 October 2014 )
 

Atari Lynx Hits The Big Screen With TV-Out Modification Kit

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Looking back at early portable gaming, we have to admit that colour screens rivalling the Nintendo Game Boy all suffered from blurring and light-leakage. Similar to the Sega Game Gear, the Atari Lynx’s display left a lot to be desired. This, however, is all about to change thanks to an all new modification which allows you to output the Lynx’s vide [ … ]

Last Updated ( 11 October 2014 )
 

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line Adventures Onto iOS & Android Devices

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In 1987 Enix released their highly anticipated follow up to the phenomenal success that was Dragon Quest. Although Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line took another three years to be localised for English speaking audiences, it was only North America which once again got to sample the 8-bit adventure. As of today though, the entire wor [ … ]

 

RetroCollect Video Game Database: Nintendo Wii Update

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With only a few upcoming releases left, it is finally time to welcome the Nintendo Wii into the RetroCollect Video Game Database. Read further to discover what exactly has been added.

While there's still a little bit of life left in Nintendo's motion-control console due to a couple of announced holiday releases, you did let us know you desperate [ … ]

Last Updated ( 10 October 2014 )
 

Krikzz Announces Game Boy Advance Flash Cartridge 'Everdrive GBA' In Development

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Just mere months after releasing a Game Boy flash cartridge, Krikzz has gone and announced another SD card enabled device for a different Nintendo handheld. Although in the early stages, retro gamers can look forward to a Game Boy Advance Everdrive arriving in the near future.

 

Super Nintendo Emulation Comes To iPhone & iPad Unofficially

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As slick as Apple's range of devices are, they just don't have the edge over Android equivalents due to the wealth of retro gaming emulators available on the Play Store. That said, some clever hackers have somehow managed to get Super Nintendo classics up and running on iPhones and iPads, similar to the way Game Boy Advance games arrived on iOS ear [ … ]

Last Updated ( 07 October 2014 )
 
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