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Homebrew Sega Dreamcast Shmup Redux: Dark Matters Out Now

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After a long anticipated wait, Hucast Games have finally released their all new Sega Dreamcast shmup, Redux: Dark Matters. The Kickstarter funded shooter which was first announced in May 2012 will now be arriving at the homes of those who pledged their early support, with spare copies now going on general sale via NG:DEV.TEAM.

 

880 Gamer: New Commodore Amiga Magazine with Demo Disks

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As the years have gone by, the desire to buy video game magazines has since faded - just like the very coverdisks and game demos which once branded each publication's cover. Commodore Amiga gamers, however, have the ability to once again enjoy these glorious days through a new downloadable digital magazine coming with its very own demo disk.

Last Updated ( 24 January 2014 )
 

Legendary Super Famicom RPG 'Tales Of Phantasia' Hits iOS

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Following Square Enix's lead, Namco Bandai have dived into their back catalogue and immortalised one of their classic role playing adventures on touchscreen devices. Tales of Phantasia has been rereleased on the iOS platform, sporting updated visuals, new controls and added voiceovers and animations.

Last Updated ( 24 January 2014 )
 

Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels now on Wii U Virtual Console

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More commonly known as Super Mario Bros 2 in Japan, this incredibly tough title deemed too difficult for Western gamers has since graced European and American territories several times over. Arriving on the Super Nintendo in Super Mario All-Stars in 1993, the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console in 2008 and the 3DS in 2012, this iconic title has finally be [ … ]

Last Updated ( 24 January 2014 )
 

Sega Dreamcast Port of Homebrew Neo Geo Shmup NEO XYX Set For February Release

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Dreamcast gamers get ready! Yet another homebrew classic is heading your way and it's one you don't want to miss. The ever talented NG:DEV.TEAM are bringing their maniac Neo Geo AES and MVS shooter NEO XYX over to Sega's 128-bit console in a more affordable offering.

Last Updated ( 22 January 2014 )
 

First Screenshots of Homebrew Mega Drive RPG Pier Solar's Upcoming HD Remake

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If Watermelon's recently surfacing screenshots of their in-development Mega Drive brawler Project Y were not enough to win you over, the latest captures from the 360, PC, Mac, Linux & Dreamcast remake of Pier Solar will surely captivate you. The homebrew Mega Drive RPG hit has gone from pixel perfect to HD ready, leaving us all anticipatin [ … ]

Last Updated ( 22 January 2014 )
 

Game Genie Guy: Patch ROMs With Your Favourite Cheats

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Growing up with plug-in cheat cartridges, one of the most frustrating aspects to hacking video games was the need to type in our desired codes each and every time. The slightest unforeseen mistaken would often send us back to square one, never mind ever so slightly knocking the fragile tower of game cartridges into a frozen glitch. This can now all [ … ]

Last Updated ( 21 January 2014 )
 

Indie Adventure 'La-Mulana' Returns With Kickstarter Sequel

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Drawing inspiration from the visuals of MSX classics and the gameplay of Castlevania and Metroid combined, indie developer GR3 Project / NIGORO released their hit title La-Mulana in 2005 to critical acclaim. One WiiWare re-release later, the original developers are back and are set to gift the game a sequel through the crowdfunding website Kickstar [ … ]

Last Updated ( 21 January 2014 )
 

Unreleased Prototype PlayStation 1 Racer 'Jet Moto 2124' ISO Download Floats Online

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While the Nintendo 64 gamers were enjoying the ripping tide of the aquatic Wave Race, PlayStation owners instead were storming the shores with Jet Moto. Although the series spanned a mere three releases before fading into obscurity, a playable prototype of the fourth unreleased title in the series has just surfaced online.

Last Updated ( 20 January 2014 )
 

First Screenshots of Watermelon's Upcoming Sega Mega Drive Homebrew Brawler 'Project Y'

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In late 2012 it was announced that the homebrew developers behind the hit Mega Drive RPG Pier Solar were working on a new side scrolling brawler for Sega's 16-bit console. Project Y, as it is know, has had very few updates or mentions since its original reveal, however, this weekend screenshots of Watermelon's in-development title have surfaced.

Last Updated ( 19 January 2014 )
 

Kickstarter 'The Tetris Challenge' Documentary Aims To Find The Greatest Block Buster In The UK

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We've all played Tetris until our thumbs hurt, but how many of us have what it takes to be crowned a line-clearing-champion? One couple's recent purchase of an original Game Boy and the 1989 puzzle has spurred them on to document their quest to find the greatest gamer in the country, one capable of topping the Twin Galaxies leaderboard.

Last Updated ( 16 January 2014 )
 
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