Archive for December, 2013

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Today in History: December 31st, 1999- Zombie Revenge is Released on Sega Dreamcast

Zombie titles and Sega, at one time, were synonomous with each other. Sega was quite prolific in releasing games with zombies in them at a regular clip, that was when they were hungry. This was a golden age for gamers as Sega was being innovative and interesting with releases. Gamers got zombie games that taught […]

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New NES Game: Sgt. Helmet Training Day by the Mojon Twins

It is not every day that we get a new game for the Nintendo Entertainment System so it is usually a small event in the retro community when it happens. The Mojon Twins are prolific in releasing new games for retail defunct systems and today, we have Sgt Helmet Training Day for the NES to […]

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Retro Games Sale December 21st, 2013

As we come near this year’s Christmas season we can celebrate digital releases and be thankful for them. Why would we be thankful for not having a physical copy? For starters, you can buy right up to the last minute without having to travel and worry about the store not having your game. You can […]

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Kickstarting 8-Bit Action Adventures with Insanity’s Blade from Casual Bit Games

Normally we don’t cover Kickstarter projects here at RGM, nothing behind it, we just tend to focus on what our readers have shown the most support for. We are open to new things though, that is how you find out what people want. Take Insanity’s Blade for instance, it is a new indie game from […]

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Today in History: December 8th, 2004- Viewtiful Joe 2 Snubs Xbox and Lands on Sony Hardware

Back in the day, Microsoft had it kind of tough getting original titles on their Xbox system. Some companies showed support while hold certain games back for whatever reason. Viewtiful Joe 2 is one of those titles that snubbed the console from Seattle. Previously released on the Nintendo Gamecube, Viewtiful Joe 2 made his debut […]

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Today in History: December 7th, 2004 – Kuon Turns Survival Horror Upside Down on Playstation 2

Survival horror titles at one time were an endangered genre in gaming. Sure game publishers dabbled with the genre all the way back to the NES, at least in a style that we are familiar with today. By 2004, the genre had developed standards that most companies had to go with or suffer poor sales […]

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Today in History: December 7th, 2004- Mega Man X8 Arrives Without Keiji Inafune

Mega Man is one of a select few legacy franchises that has survived since the Nintendo Entertainment System days and is not a Nintendo bred title. There are not a lot of other titles in this group so it is quite an elite list. Mega Man is also a title that has touched nearly every […]

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Chuck Yeager’s Fighter Combat to See Extremely Limited Release on Nintendo Entertainment System

Years ago, Chuck Yeager’s Fighter Combat on the Nintendo Entertainment System was cancelled for whatever reason. It was pretty much a completed game that was simply canceled late in development (prototypes were produced presumably for review purposes). Several years ago one of those prototypes appeared on Ebay finally selling for over $2,500 to a preservationist […]

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Y’s V – Kefin, Lost City of Sand For SNES/SFAM Translated in English

Fan translations are not new but the games that are getting translated are, at least to people that didn’t speak the original language. Here we have Y’s V: Kefin, Lost Kingdom of Sand on the Super Nintendo/Super Famicom (depending on your geographic location). Up till now, Y’s V was a Japan exclusive from 1995 but […]

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Frame Gride Translated and Improved For English Gamers by Fans

To say that Dreamcast fans are dedicated and hardcore is probably an understatement considering what they are accomplishing. Yesterday, we brought you news of a fan release of Shenmue II on Dreamcast and today, we are bringing you another fan translation, and improvement. Frame Gride by From Software, another title that North American gamers missed […]