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Flappy Bird Gets Injected Into ‘Super Mario World’ In-Game Using Glitches


If you’re not yet sick of Flappy Bird, the averian adventures continue on with another outing on a classic console. Unlike the prior ports we’ve covered, the newest Flappy Bird recreation on retro gaming hardware programs the game on the fly within Super Mario World using nothing but Super Nintendo hardware.


Instruction Manual Protectors Now Available For Super Nintendo, N64, Gamecube & PlayStation 2 Games


Over the last few years the retro gaming community has been blessed with the creation of box protectors for a wide range of different shaped releases. Long gone are the days where we had to worry about our Super Nintendo classics being accidentally crushed during a gaming session. If you’re the type who invests in these future proof solutions, you’ [ … ]

Last Updated ( 19 March 2016 )

Nintendo 64 Games Hacked To Remove Blurry Graphics Via Action Replay Or Flash Cartridges


Looking back in hindsight the 64-bit era of gaming consoles were far from being the revolutionary additions we were promised. Don't get us wrong, we love the Nintendo 64 to bits but it's safe to say that a lot of its software library featured blurry and muddy graphics. As of today though it appears game hackers have found a solution to restore some [ … ]


The Very First ‘Nintendo PlayStation’ SNES-CD Homebrew Game Has Been Released


A few weeks ago we broke the news that the fabled Nintendo PlayStation / SNES-CD’s BIOS had leaked onto the internet. After sparking plenty of interest and leaving many wondering about its legitimacy, the brains behind the emulation scene have managed to reverse engineer its very core. As a result we’re impressed to say that the first playable game [ … ]

Last Updated ( 16 March 2016 )

Unofficial ‘Mega Man: Battle Network’ Remake In Development


While the Mega Man series may be well established for its platforming escapades, one of the more popular spin-offs in the blue bomber’s outings is with the Battle Network games. Aimed towards RPG fans with its tactical battle engine and chip collecting elements, the Mega Man: Battle Network series became hugely popular during the Game Boy Advance e [ … ]

Last Updated ( 16 March 2016 )

Stunning Homebrew Commodore 64 Platformer ‘Sam’s Journey’ Nearing Cartridge Release


Just under a year ago it was announced that the Commodore 64 was due to receive an all new platforming adventure. Despite the limitations of the system, homebrew development studio Knights of Bytes has put forward one of the most visually impressive and promising games to ever grace the 8-bit computer in Sam’s Journey.

Last Updated ( 09 March 2016 )

3DNES Emulator Brings Nintendo’s 2D Classics Into The Third Dimension


Long before the likes of the Oculus Rift and even the Virtual Boy, video games were always developed for two dimensional play. While we’re perfectly happy with flat pixels, the arrival of Nintendo’s 3D Classics on the 3DS has left us wondering how many other titles would work with added depth. That’s all about to change following the recent develop [ … ]

Last Updated ( 09 March 2016 )

Coleco Pulls Out Of Faltering Chameleon Console (RetroVGS) Project

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After the recent furore surrounding the alleged use of a Super Nintendo Mini board inside an Atari Jaguar shell to demonstrate a working prototype at the New York Toy Fair; the use of an archaic video capture board to show the inner workings of the system; and the revelations of the director tasked with creating the Kickstarter promotional videos [ … ]

Last Updated ( 09 March 2016 )

Nintendo NES ROM Hack ‘Mega Man Redux’ Out Now With Graphical Overhaul


Although Capcom’s long-lasting platform series Mega Man has stood the test of time, we’ve often wondered how the blue bomber would fare in a Super Mario All-Stars style remake. While there may already be the chibi Mega Man Powered Up on offer for the Sony PlayStation Portable, one fan of the series has taken the game back to its roots and produced [ … ]

Last Updated ( 07 March 2016 )

Konami’s Cancelled ‘Salamander’ HD Android Remaster Leaked Online


In 1986 Konami released a hugely popular spin-off to the Gradius in the arcade. Building upon its inspiration, Salamander introduced co-operative gameplay and a simplified power-up system - all whilst providing the much loved shoot-em-up action. Three decades on it would appear that Konami originally hoped to celebrate this milestone with a HD rema [ … ]

Last Updated ( 07 March 2016 )

Unreleased Super Nintendo CD “Nintendo PlayStation” Boot ROM Discovered


Since the first arrival of news on the unreleased Super Nintendo CD collaboration with Sony, we've closely watched the hidden past between the two companies unfold. With more than enough to be talking about, the last thing we ever expected to be reporting on was the SNES CD’s boot ROM landing at our headquarters.

Last Updated ( 01 March 2016 )
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