Retro Gaming Collectables: Final Fantasy VII Extra Knights Figures

Final Fantasy VII often carries the reputation of being the best RPG of all time, but despite its huge fan base, there is very little original merchandise available from the series (outside of Japan).

 

Top 5 Exclusive Commodore Amiga Platformers

Sonic & Mario weren't the only platforming heroes of the early ninties. There was a wealth of Amiga platformers which were often unfairly overlooked due to their rivals on the home consoles. While the home console platformers might have had higher production values and a bigger marketing push, the small dev team Amiga releases hold up very we [ … ]

 

Battle Kid: Fortress of Peril (NES) is now in the RetroUSB store

The highly anticipated Battle Kid: Fortress Of Peril is now up for grabs over at RetroUSB. After a delay due to misprinted manuals, you can finally own Sivak's masterpiece for the low price of $30.

 

New Megadrive RPG 'Pier Solar' in Beta testing

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While this news update might be a week late, updates regarding Pier Solar seem to go unnoticed and unannounced. Having been delayed for over a year now, the team have found updating quietly a much prefered method of getting the news out to avoid the onslaught of angry pre-order customers.

 

KyroFlux, a USB Floppy Disk reader in development

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While the title may be a bit misleading, the KyroFlux is very much a welcome in the Retro Gaming preservation scene. At first glance you may wonder why a Floppy Disk drive should be anything to be excited about, but the Kyroflux will be able to read multiple floppy disk formats.

Once this device is finished, backing up Commodore Amiga, Atari St an [ … ]

 

Another 'Stadium Events' surfaces on eBay, a Sealed one!

Following last week's news story on the arrivial of a CIB Stadium Events proved one thing. There are some really die hard collectors out there with a lot of spare dough! However that huge sum of $13,000 for Stadium Events is about to be dwarfed by what could be Retro Gaming History.

 

Super Meat Boy will be meeting Xbox Live Arcade as well as WiiWare

Don't you love a good meaty news story? Okay, enough with the jokes.

The highly anticipated Flash to Modern Console conversion of Super Meat Boy has finally been confirmed for a release on XBLA earlier today.

 

Pre-NES/Famicom Nintendo Toy spotted in local museum

Believe it or not, before Nintendo released the Famicom / Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in the mid 80s, they were known for making toys. Starting off with playing cards and eventually moving onto toys, there is quite alot of Nintendo history that isn't often too well known.

 

Unreleased Soulstar X (Sega 32X) - Dumped & Available for Download

The kind peeps over at SegaSaturno have once again preserved gaming histroy for us all to enjoy. This week, after getting together a massive group contribution of 493€, we are able to finally play the unreleased Soulstar X for the Sega Megadrive 32X.

 

Presenting the Game.com from Tiger - The World's Best Thing!

Let's talk about Tiger's Game.com today, alright? We'll get into the raw meatiness of the thing after the break, but we can have a little summary in this nice bit here. Touch-screen technology, Internet, amazing graphics and sound with the gameplay to match, PDA functions, this thing has it all.

 

100 of the best homebrew games made in 'Game Maker'

Take a look at this video showing off 100 games made with Game Maker. In case you haven't heard of it yet, Game Maker is a software that "allows you to make exciting computer games, without the need to write a single line of code."

 

Relive the Command & Conquer series for free

EA has opened the vault! Three of the most treasured PC strategy games of all time are now being offered on the Command & Conquer website for free. The titles available are:

Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn
Command & Conquer: Red Alert
Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun + Firestorm

 

Capcom's Street Fighter IV heading to the iPhone

Of all the games companies to make something doomed before launch, you'd least expect it to be Capcom. Enter 'Street Fighter IV, iPhone edition'. For a game that requires such precise movements in split seconds, a touchscreen would be the last choice of weaponry. But as we all know the iPhone has become a nice money printer for games companies, wi [ … ]

 

Sonic The Hedgehog 4 - Gameplay video footage leaked online

Only days after the first update that Project Needlemouse was indeed Sonic 4, a gameplay video has been 'leaked' onto the internet. We say 'leaked' very loosely as everybody knows a leak today is good coverage and easy advertising for free.

 
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