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Japanese Publisher Natsume Selling Factory Sealed Super Nintendo Releases From New-Old-Stock

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We all want to own a slice of gaming history within our collections - well how about a brand new Super Nintendo game direct from the publisher? Natsume’s North American division recently opened up their very own eBay store which has since seen a selection of factory sealed cartridges from the nineties up for grabs.

Last Updated ( 16 January 2016 )
 

Commodore 64 Platformer ‘Little Knight Arthur’ Released 30 Years Late

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In 1986 a Finnish programmer was closing in on the development of his latest Commodore 64 game, Little Knight Arthur. Having sent the game off to a number of different publishers - all of which rejected the title - Pasi Hytönen’s creation remained lost to time and unpublished. Three decades on, however, Little Knight Arthur has finally seen the lig [ … ]

 

Unreleased Sega Saturn Puzzler ‘Ferox’ ISO Leaked For Download

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Just mere weeks into the new year and yet another slice of previously unseen retro gaming history has been served. Fans of the Sega Saturn will be pleased to know that the 3D puzzle game Ferox has finally surfaced, with a playable version of the game leaking online for download.

Last Updated ( 12 January 2016 )
 

SD Card Laserdisc Replacement Drive ‘Dexter’ Released For Dragon’s Lair & Similar Arcade Machines

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Many of our favourites gaming memories are from several decades ago, however, it’s safe to say that some of the hardware we once enjoyed has a limited shelf life. With this in mind talented gamers have begun creating aftermarket products such as flash cartridges and adaptors to ensure we can still get our fix even today. The latest release to prese [ … ]

Last Updated ( 10 January 2016 )
 

Analog Control Modifications Arrive For Nintendo 64 FPSs Turok, Duke Nukem 64, Forsaken & More

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In the later 90s a whole host of first person shooters began making their way onto home consoles alongside their PC counterparts. As great as this was, there was a real lack of consistency when it came to each game’s control scheme, often leaving gamers struggling to get to grips with the 3D worlds in front of them. While this may have been down to [ … ]

 

Unreleased Arcade Shmup ‘Wing Force’ Located & MAME ROM Preserved

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Atlus are well known for their prolific output in the RPG genre, but their roots spread out into various other areas of gaming history. Believe it or not but the Japanese game developers were gearing up the release of an all new vertical shooter for the arcades known as Wing Force in 1993, however, it’s been missing in action - at least until now!

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Last Updated ( 07 January 2016 )
 

Super Fighter Team’s Brand New Mega Drive Releases ‘Magic Girl’ and ‘Cascade’ Out Now On Cartridge

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Super Fighter Team who previously brought us the likes of Beggar Prince and Legend of Wukong are back with two more titles for the Mega Drive. Although announced over the last few years, both Magic Girl and Cascade are finally available to buy for Sega’s 16-bit juggernaut.

 

Krikzz Reveals Working Prototype Of Upcoming Game Boy Advance Flash Cartridge 'Everdrive GBA'

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With the Mega Drive, Super Nintendo, PC Engine, Game Gear, and just about every other classic gaming system well catered for when it comes to SD card ready flash cartridges, it's about time the Game Boy Advance received its very own too. After initially teasing gamers with an announcement on the upcoming Game Boy Advance Everdrive, Krikzz has just [ … ]

Last Updated ( 28 December 2015 )
 

Rare Reveal Unseen Footage Of Cancelled SNES & Nintendo 64 RPG ‘Project Dream’ aka (Banjo Kazooie)

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Last month the team at Rare were kind enough to dig into their archives to showcase some previously unseen footage of their long lost Twelve Tales Conker 64. Following on with their promotion of the Rare Replay compilation for Xbox One, the British born developers have finally uncovered an even deeper secret - with the first known footage of their [ … ]

 

New Retro Gaming Emulation Console ‘IndieGO!’ Hits Kickstarter

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If the failings of the RetroVGS campaign left you wanting more than its recently announced rebranding with Coleco, then look no further. A true retro gaming console focused on the games we know and love has been revealed through Kickstarter. The IndieGO is an all-in-one solution for enjoying the classics on the big screen through emulation.

 

John Romero Reveals Unofficial PC DOS Port Of ‘Super Mario Bros 3’

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Believe it or not but one of id Software’s earliest projects was to remake Nintendo’s hugely popular Super Mario Bros 3 for the PC. Although this was anything but a commission from the gaming giant in Japan, John Romero attempted to get Nintendo to license the game for release, only to find they wanted to keep it as a console exclusive. Despite bei [ … ]

 
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