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Streets Of Rage II Soundtrack Set For Vinyl Re-Release Via Data Discs

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If you have an old record player gathering dust in the loft, get read to give it another spin. Soundtrack supremos Data Discs are back with yet another retro re-release on vinyl, this time with the hard hitting euro-beat inspired Streets of Rage II.

 

[Event] GameBlast16 (26 - 28th February - Online)

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GameBlast16 is a charity event run by you! Yes you! Calling all internet streamers and players – gamers' charity Special Effect want you to join up with them between 26-28 February to help raise money for gamers with disabilities. They supply people with the equipment and means so they can do what we take for granted every time we switch on our con [ … ]

Last Updated ( 02 March 2016 )
 

Japanese Exclusive Super Famicom Satellaview Download ‘Golf Daisuki! Out of Bounds Club’ Translated

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While the arrival of an English fan translation for a Japanese exclusive golf game might not sound too appealing at first, you’d be foolish to look away just yet. BS Golf Daisuki! - Out of Bounds Club is often regarded as one of the most enjoyable hidden gems on the Super Nintendo, and one you can finally enjoy thanks to Dynamic Designs.

Last Updated ( 19 February 2016 )
 

Unofficial Resident Evil 2 Episodic Spin-Off ‘Mortal Night’ Released

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If there’s any retro gaming community that’s completely devoted to their cause, it’s the Resident Evil fan base. From the preservation of unreleased titles to fan-made restorations of long lost content, the collective community have put forward some incredible offerings to retro gamers. The latest arrival is an all new episodic spin-off to Resident [ … ]

 

Aftermarket ZX Spectrum Vega Returns To IndieGoGo To Crowdfund Plus Model

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In late 2014 Sir Clive Sinclair of ZX Spectrum fame returned to the gaming industry with the aim of reviving the famous British computer. Taking to IndieGoGo, Sinclair and his team managed to smash their fundraising target and release a portable version of the computer with countless games pre-installed. Fast forward to today, the ZX Vega team are [ … ]

Last Updated ( 16 February 2016 )
 

Unreleased Super Nintendo Fighter ‘Lobo’ Prototype ROM Leaks Online

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In 1996 Ocean of America were developing an all new fighting game for both the Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive. Lobo was based upon the DC comic series of the same name, however, for whatever reason the game was unfortunately canned. While the Sega Mega Drive version of the game has since become available online, fans of the Super Nintendo can f [ … ]

Last Updated ( 12 February 2016 )
 

Nintendo NES Classic ‘Duck Hunt’ Adapted For Virtual Reality With Oculus Rift

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We all have fond memories of blasting those defenseless flappers in Duck Hunt on the Nintendo NES, but how does the game fare in a more modern environment? At this year’s Global Game Jam one fan of the 1984 light-gun classic decided to adapt the game for play in virtual reality using the Oculus Rift.

Last Updated ( 12 February 2016 )
 

Sega’s Unreleased Arcade Puzzler ‘SegaSonic Bros’ Discovered

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Believe it or not but Sega had originally hoped to throw their bright blue mascot into yet another realm. Calling upon the creator of Puzzle Bobble, Fukio Mitsuji, the Japanese gaming giant began work on SegaSonic Bros. Although failing to see release, a working prototype of the game has recently been discovered.

Last Updated ( 08 February 2016 )
 

English Fan Translation Patch In Development For Game Boy Advance RPG ‘Magical Vacation’

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As far as fan translations for older games go, there are very few stand out titles for the earlier systems which are still in need of localisation. One glaring omission from the ROM hacking scene however, is an English language patch for the Japanese exclusive Game Boy Advance adventure Magical Vacation - a title which is finally being worked on.

Last Updated ( 05 February 2016 )
 

RetroCollect Video Game Database Update: Rarities & US Xbox and N-Gage

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It's time for the first update of the RetroCollect Video Game Database in 2016, which finally adds some new PAL rarities as well as new US platforms and various other games. Continue reading to find out about all the changes.

Last Updated ( 02 February 2016 )
 

New & Updated Nintendo Famicom Disk System USB Adapter ‘FDSemu’ ROM Loader Out Now

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Late last year an all new device was launched that allowed Nintendo Famicom Disk System games to be run from a small USB adapter. Having seen plenty of interest, it would appear another alternative known as FDSemu has hit the retro gaming market with some added features.

Last Updated ( 02 February 2016 )
 
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