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Unreleased Super Nintendo Spiritual Successor To Turrican 'Targa' Gets Reproduction Run & ROM Release

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Following a long running series of action packed adventure with Turrican, developer Manfred Trenz seemed to almost disappear from the gaming industry entirely. While still knocking around in the shadows, Trenz’s Turrican swan song ended up arriving as an obscure Japanese exclusive Super Famicom title known as Rendering Ranger R2.

Last Updated ( 24 November 2014 )
 

Upcoming PSIO PlayStation 1 SD Card ISO Loading Adapter Reveals New Features

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Just mere weeks after revealing the latest progress with the upcoming PSIO device, the team behind this ISO loading SD card adapter have returned to showcase its many features. After watching this recently uploaded twenty minute long YouTube video, PlayStation 1 owners will no doubt be desperate to get their hands on this new bit of kit.

Last Updated ( 22 November 2014 )
 

Analogue Interactive Announce Luxury All-In-One Custom Neo Geo MVS Console 'Analogue NEO'

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Analogue Interactive are well known for their custom luxury wood based Neo Geo MVS consoles, but it would appear they've yet again outdone themselves. Although their latest creation is out of our price-range, the all-in-one Analogue NEO is set to revolutionise arcade gaming at home once more.

Last Updated ( 21 November 2014 )
 

Brand New Nintendo NES Homebrew Adventure 'Pyronaut' Coming Soon

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The Nintendo NES is no stranger when it comes to brand new homebrew games. Having seen a whole host of new releases hit the console in the last few years, you won't be that surprised to learn that another adventure is fast approaching the 8-bit system - Pyronaut.

Last Updated ( 21 November 2014 )
 

Final Fantasy VII's Entire Game Remade In LittleBigPlanet

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For the last few years, one LittleBigPlanet sculptor has been recreating one of his favourite games in the platforming title’s sandbox. While many of us have tried our hand at making custom levels in the MediaMolecule release, this talented gamer has instead remade all of Final Fantasy VII’s 3 disc adventure into many different playable levels.

 

Maniac Mansion Creators Return With Kickstarter Point ‘N’ Click Adventure ‘Thimbleweed Park’

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It’s safe to say that it’s been a rather long time since a true traditional 2D point ‘n’ click adventure hit our home computers. Being one of the most popular genres of the late 80s and early 90s, classics such as Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion, and Day of the Tentacle all proved that storytelling and video games can mix in a rather impressive fashi [ … ]

 

Unofficial Demake Port Of Super Smash Bros Arrives On TI-83/84 Calculators

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Believe it or not, but there's a rather active community demaking famous video games for the most unlikely of devices. After having brought a scaled down version of Pokemon to the TI-83/84 range of calculators, this talented developer is back with none other than Super Smash Bros for the number crunching devices.

Last Updated ( 15 November 2014 )
 

Nintendo NES Set For HDMI Upgrade Modification Kit 'NESHD'

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Earlier this week a Kickstarter project reached its target funding to provide Mega Drive and Super Nintendo consoles with HDMI cables. But where does this leave the old consoles such as the Nintendo NES? Well it would appear that 8-bit gamer's dreams have finally been answered thanks to Game-Tech's newly announced NESHD modification.

Last Updated ( 15 November 2014 )
 

Exclusive: Hyperkin's Delayed RetroN 5 Confirmed For European Christmas 2014 Launch

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The RetroN 5, is everything a RetroCollectee would want. One machine to rule them all, able to play 9 systems out of the box. It didn’t matter if your collection was filled with Japanese Famicom, NES, SNES, GameBoy, Game Boy Color, GBA, Mega Drive or Genesis games, the RetroN 5 could play them all - and you can even use your original control pads t [ … ]

Last Updated ( 14 November 2014 )
 

Read-Only Memory's 'Sega Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works' Now Available

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Late last year the classic gaming book publisher Read-Only Memory launched a Kickstarter to help fund a historic look at Sega’s 16-bit days. The Sega Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works was a huge hit on the crowd-funding platform, raising well over triple their initial target. Fast forward to today and this celebration of the Mega Drive is finally [ … ]

Last Updated ( 14 November 2014 )
 

New Sega Dreamcast Indie FPS 'SLaVE' Gameplay Footage Released

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The Sega Dreamcast truly is a console that refuses to lay down and die - and why should it? Sega's final hardware release had a criminally short natural lifespan and was only two years old when the Japanese company decided to pull the plug.

Last Updated ( 12 November 2014 )
 
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