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Keep up with all the latest retro gaming news right here on RetroCollect. We cover just about every classic system, the new homebrew releases for them, ROM hacks of our favourite games and anything else that falls under the topic of retro games.

Long Lost Super Nintendo Mouse Interactive ‘Sound Factory’ ROM Released


Get ready to dust off that unloved and unused Super Nintendo Mouse that sits beside Mario Paint! Interactive-guru Toshio Iwai’s unreleased 16-bit debut Sound Factory has finally been made available to the masses - a creative and easy to use music studio for anyone with a SNES.

Last Updated ( 09 April 2015 )

[Event] RetroCollect Competitions At Play Blackpool May 2015


Time flies when you’re playing retro games, so much so it’s that time of year again where we gear ourselves up for a pixel-packed weekend at the seaside. Once again RetroCollect will be making a proud appearance at Replay Events’ Play Blackpool event next month, with plenty of gaming challenges on offer.

Last Updated ( 09 April 2015 )

'20XX' Memory Card Mod Updates Super Smash Bros Melee With New Features & Tournament Mode


Upon arrival on the Nintendo 64 in 1999, nobody really expected Super Smash Bros to become such a big hit amongst fighting game communities. With its later sequels become staple inclusions in tournaments worldwide, gamers have been fine tuning their fighting skills to become the best Nintendo brawler around. With the rules ever changing and challen [ … ]

Last Updated ( 07 April 2015 )

Trade Pokemon With The Internet-Enabled Game Boy Link Cable 'TCPoke'


We’re sad to say that the era of meeting up with friends to battle and trade through link cables is long gone. That said, those still hoping for this traditional method of multiplayer gaming are in luck. The newly announced TCPoke project allows those with the right hardware to trade amongst themselves through the internet with Pokemon Red, Blue, Y [ … ]

Last Updated ( 07 April 2015 )

Sega Dreamcast HDMI Adapter Add-On Coming Soon


As a retro gamer you will have no doubt in your gaming life encountered troubles trying to get an older console to run on a modern display. From no signal whatsoever to disappointing quality, the sad reality is that our gaming past isn't built for HD Televisions - or is it? A new adapter is currently in development to bring a HDMI out port to the S [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 April 2015 )

Complete English Fan Translation Patch Released For 'Dragon Force II' On Sega Saturn


Several years ago an early preview of a Dragon Force II fan translation patch was released by Verve Fanworks. Although making the Sega Saturn title more playable, a lot of the dialogue was yet to be translated including the game's all important story. After what is thought to be eight years in the making, the fan translation group have finally rele [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 April 2015 )

Nintendo Game Boy USB Cartridge Adapter 'Joey-Squinson' Allows ROM Dumping & Save Backups To PC


There's nothing worse than booting up one of your favourite titles only to find your save game has been lost due to a backup-battery running out of juice. While there are methods available to backup your efforts before the inevitable end of a battery's life, an all new USB solution has just been released allowing you to drag and drop your Nintendo [ … ]

Last Updated ( 03 April 2015 )

Brand New Platformer 'Sam's Journey' In Development For Commodore 64


Further proving there's still life and plenty of power in the Commodore 64 comes a brand new adventure currently in the works for the classic computer, Sam's Journey. Featuring incredibly lush visuals and super smooth scrolling, homebrew coders Knights of Bytes have recently released a small teaser of their upcoming title which looks set to put the [ … ]

Last Updated ( 03 April 2015 )

Japanese Exclusive Adventure 'Survival Kids 2' Fan Translated Into English


In 2000 Konami released a follow up to their shipwrecked adventure Survival Kids on the Game Boy Color. Although remaining a Japanese exclusive until the series was revitalised under the new name Lost In Blue for Nintendo DS, fan translation efforts have finally brought Survival Kids 2: Dasshutsu! Futago Shima to English speaking audiences.

Last Updated ( 31 March 2015 )

[April Fools] Super Mario Bros 'Peach Mode' Cheat Discovered 30 Years Later


Last year brought around the discovery of an infinite lives glitch within Super Mario Bros, something that has laid dormant in Nintendo’s code for nearly three decades. This, however, isn’t the only secret hiding deep within the 1985 platformer. With the push of a few buttons, Princess Peach soon becomes the heroine on the timeless NES title.

Last Updated ( 02 April 2015 )

Unofficial 'Super Mario 64' HD Remake In Development Halted By Nintendo


It seems Atari isn't the only entity issuing cease and desist legal warnings at the moment, as news has begun to circulate that a promising fan-made HD remake of Super Mario 64 has been taken off various hosting sites at the request of the Japanese firm.

Last Updated ( 01 April 2015 )
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