There's beauty in the simplicity where older games are concerned, but we'll never refuse seeing them in a new and enhanced light. This is exactly what's happened with Super Mario Land on the Nintendo Game Boy, with one enthusiast recreating the game's graphics to take advantage of the handheld's hardware.
Over the last few years the ROM hacking scene has made leaps and bounds in terms of quality and quantity. Further emphasising this point, a sequel to last year's hugely popular Super Mario World ROM hack, The Lost Adventure, has just been released online - once again expanding the plumber's never-ending adventures.
If you didn't already catch our earlier coverage of the PSIO, a team of Australian enthusiasts are currently building a device which will load PlayStation 1 games directly from SD cards. Up until now all we have had to go on is word of mouth and the occasional photograph, however, the developers have just released a video of the device in action.
SEGA's classic Sonic The Hedgehog has been available on both Android and iOS platforms for AGES (I'm sorry), so the news of an updated, remastered version might not exactly feel like news - however with a slew of new features and a completely remastered soundtrack, you might just want to keep reading...
In 1996 a follow up to the racy full motion video title Voyeur was due to hit the Philips CD-i console, however, was soon cast aside following the console's lacking reputation. As of today though, the few CD-i fans amongst us can finally rejoice as a copy of this thought-to-be-lost title has surfaced online to download.
If you collect Master System games and love Sega's earlier 8-bit offerings, then there's an event just for you. The Sega Master System fanatics over at Sega8bit are holding their annual event in Manchester yet again later this year. With the usual competitions and plenty of action on offer, don't miss out on this Master System gathering.[ … ]