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Blackthorne on SNES Now Free on Battle.net

Blizzard are showing some cool love for retro gamers by recently adding their Super Nintendo classic, Blackthorne, to Battle.net for free.  This is possibly the first of many titles that could hit the free gaming service in the future and is an awesome release for retro fans.

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Preview: Sacred Line: Genesis on Sega Genesis

We have already mentioned Sacred Line: Genesis, a new Sega Genesis digital comic/adventure title, but here is our official preview of the game based on hands on play time.  We will have a review available soon.  If you have played titles in this genre like the unofficial Silent Hill game or Snatcher than you know […]

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Today in History: October 27th, 1990 – Operation Wolf styled Dynamite Duke Released on Genesis

Back in the earlier days of gaming, cross platform releases in North America were kind of rare. It was not with every release that every viable platform, and some not so viable, got a version at the same time. Take Operation Wolf from Taito for example, it was released in arcades first, then the Nintendo […]

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Today in History: October 27th, 1992 – BlaZeon: The Bio-Cyborg Challenge Transforms SNES Shooters

At a time when scrolling shooters had about three frames of animation for the player ship (resting, moving up and moving down) Atlus saw fit to release a game that featured a tranforming robot/ship that had many more frames of animation. BlaZeon also gave the player slight control over some enemy ships.

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Today in History: October 26th, 1995 – Batman Forever Tripped onto the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo

Batman is a popular license, no matter what is being licensed. From toys to comics to movies to games, DC Comics’ Dark Knight is a cash cow of mega proportions. There have been duds in television (the cult followed 60′s show) and in gaming (the game we are talking about here).

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Today in History: October 21st, 1989- Rambo III Brings the War to Sega Genesis

Sega was doing a lot of things right with their Genesis system, things that Nintendo was not able to compete with. For one, they were big on bringing in licensed properties that weren’t on Nintendo (and locking a few up like Michael Jackson). Another thing they did right was bringing arcade games home. When they […]

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Retro Gaming Magazine #1 Cover Reveal

Our magazine, Retro Gaming Magazine, is right on track for launch in early 2014 and we are revealing the cover of the first issue.  While some stuff is subject to change before publication, for the most part, this is the final cover.    The current table of contents reads as follows:

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Knight’s Chance Brings Medieval Gambling to the Neo Geo, Pre-Orders Now Open

Knight’s Chance, a title that is kind of slightly off the radar of “Neo Geo” titles, is getting closer to release. NeoBlitz is now accepting pre-orders for this medieval gambling title but be prepared for a high ante.

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Cadàveriön, A New ZX Spectrum Title By the Mojon Twins Released

In Europe it seems that old gaming consoles and computers never truly die. Developers continue to create new games for platforms that have long since ended their commercial viability- this could be due to the proliferation of emulators. Take Cadàveriön for instance, it is an adventure title that shares some game play elements with Resident […]

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Today in History: October 18th, 1994- Sonic and Knuckles Locks Onto Sega Genesis

Sonic is one of those titles that you are either a fan or not. There is not a lot of wiggle room for anything in between. Gamers either love the high speed gameplay or they loathe it. Going by sales, and sequels to capitalize on those sales, it is safe to say there are a […]


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