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PC Engine HDMI-Ready 720p Video Adapter ‘Uper Grafx’ Out Soon

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As time and technology moves on we’re continually finding ourselves in a battle with our limited space. If we’re wanting to enjoy the best of both modern and retro games, compromises have to be met when it comes to televisions. With that in mind, those of you sticking with high definition displays will be pleased to know an all new 720p compatible [ … ]

 

Long Lost Game Boy Color RPG ‘Infinity’ Nears Official Release

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While the Game Boy Color may not have as many memorable titles as it's predecessor, a groundbreaking release for Nintendo’s vibrant portable is imminent. Affinix Software recently revealed that their missing in action RPG Infinity, which was originally due for release in 2001, is nearing completion.

Last Updated ( 11 August 2016 )
 

ROMs For Unreleased Phantom and Mandrake GBA Games Found

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Comic fans are just as passonate about their hobbie as retro gamers are and in this case one fan site's research has benifited both. The Phantom fan site ChronicleChamber.com has uncovered playable ROMs for the unreleased The Phantom: Ghost Who Walks and Mandrake the Magician: Shadow of the Vehme Game Boy Advance titles.

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Last Updated ( 11 August 2016 )
 

Commodore Amiga ‘Giana Sisters’ Special Edition Remake Out Now

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In 1987 the Commodore 64 platformer The Great Giana Sisters caused great controversy due to its striking resemblance to Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Although pulled from the stores the game has since become a cult classic and found itself widely available through pirate copies on a wide range of systems. As of today though, a team of Amiga develope [ … ]

Last Updated ( 09 August 2016 )
 

Multi-System Emulator ‘Mednafen’ Adds Sega Saturn Compatibility

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If you’re familiar with the ins and outs of the emulation scene, you’ll no doubt know that the Sega Saturn is very much lagging behind. While there are emulators out there for the 32-bit console that just about do they job (and an impressive one gaining traction on Android devices), retro gamers finally have a promising new alternative through Medn [ … ]

 

3 Classic 16-Bit Disney Games Re-Released On Good Old Games

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Good Old Games and Disney have teamed up to bring not one but three of the treasured 16-bit era platformers DRM-free to GOG. Those looking for another excuse to power through Aladdin, The Lion King and Jungle Book need look no further.

Last Updated ( 09 August 2016 )
 

[Event] Retropocalypse - Bournemouth, 13th August 2016

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Bournemouth, UK is probably best known for its stunning beaches, ornamental gardens and being the home of Retro Gamer Magazine. It is now also home to a brand new retro gaming event, and the inaugural Retropocalypse will be held at The Four Horsemen public house on Saturday 13th August 2016. RetroCollect will be supporting this new venture along [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 August 2016 )
 

ZX Spectrum ‘Football Manager’ Updated For The 2016/17 Season

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Following on from Leicester City’s heroics in the Premier League last season, it’s safe to say that everyone’s been eagerly anticipating the return of football. With the Football League 2016/17 season kicking off this weekend and the Premier League soon to follow it’s the perfect excuse to dedicate your gaming lives to the addictive slog that’s Foo [ … ]

Last Updated ( 06 August 2016 )
 

Footage of Lost PC Engine Ports of Marble Madness, Popils and More Released by Tengen Staffer

A former Tengen staff member, Jun Amanai, has recently been uploading footage of PC Engine ports of games like Peter Pack Rat and Marble Madness which otherwise have never seen the light of day, until now.

Last Updated ( 04 August 2016 )
 

40+ Multi-Game ‘Penultimate Cartridge’ Now Available For Commodore VIC-20

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If you prefer to get your retro gaming fix via the vintage computers on offer then look no further. Tynemouth Software have teamed up with leading classic hardware manufacturer TheFutureWas8Bit to release an all-in-one game cartridge for the Commodore VIC-20.

Last Updated ( 31 July 2016 )
 

Nintendo Announces Brand New 'Nintendo Classic Mini NES' Console Due For Release Later This Year

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Whilst many of us thought Nintendo's plan for retro gamers ended with the VIrtual Console, today's announcement from the Japanese gaming juggernaut turned countless heads after appearing completely out of the blue. Believe it or not but the Nintendo NES hardware is set to make a prominent comeback this Christmas in miniature form, with pre-loaded g [ … ]

Last Updated ( 14 July 2016 )
 
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