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Last Legion UX – Fan Translation of Nintendo 64 Game Released in English

Last Legion UX is a third person action fighting game that was developed by Yuke’s and published by Hudson in 1999 for the Nintendo 64. The game is a fighting game in the same vein as Virtual On, where players get to equip their mechs with different weapons, different combinations, and pit against each other […]

Metroid: Rogue Dawn – Prequel to the First Game is Released

There has been a bit of a resurgence lately to return to the Metroid series’ 2D action-adventure roots, what with the unofficial Another Metroid 2 Remake on Windows–which was released last year to great response–and now we have Metroid: Rogue Dawn, an unofficial prequel to the original NES title. However, it remains to be seen […]

Escape 2042: The Truth Defenders is Out on Kickstarter

We have seen plenty of games appear on the popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter for various videogame projects over the years, but not many with various different platforms planned. Escape 2042: The Truth Defenders, a brand new 2D platform game from OrionSoft, is being developed for four different platforms: Mega Drive/Genesis, Dreamcast, Game Boy, and Windows.

Earth Defense Force SNES

Earth Defense Force Invigorates the Super Nintendo Shoot-’em-up Genre – Today in Retro Gaming – January 1, 1992

Although the Sega Genesis is well known for its arcade conversions and shoot-’em-ups, the Super Nintendo did get a fair share of its own, and on this day in 1992, SNES gamers were blessed with Earth Defense Force (also known by Super Earth Defense Force). Converted from the arcade original, Earth Defense Force game is […]

E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution

Fan Translation – E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution Released for PC-98

In 1993, E.V.O.: Search for Eden was released for the Super Nintendo in North America. The action platform game is all about evolution and is a spiritual sequel to 46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinka Ron, a more darker, more story-driven role-playing game from Enix. However, 46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinka Ron (translated as 4.6 Billion […]

Chibi Akuma

Chibi Akuma(s) – New ‘Bullet Hell’ Shooter Blasts onto Amstrad CPC

This has been a fantastic year for the Amstrad CPC 8-bit computer with a long list of activity on the new games front and, just before the year ends, we get another fine addition to that list. Chibi Akuma(s): Episode 1: Invasion, which takes full advantage of an Amstrad CPC computer with 128k of memory, […]

Fan Translation – The Glory of Heracles IV for Super Nintendo Released

Glory of Heracles is a role-playing game series developed by Data East that spans across four games from 1987-1994 and was released across two gaming consoles, the Famicom and Super Famicom. With the Famicom name mentioned there, you would be correct in assuming that the games were not released outside of Japan. However, thanks to […]

Pietro Bros. New Mario Bros. Clone for the ZX Spectrum

While an official licensed Mario Bros. game did make it to the ZX Spectrum in 1987, it is generally considered to be a poor port of the 1983 arcade platformer by Nintendo. With that in mind, Christian M. Gonzalez has been working away for many months on his own version of the game and has […]

Something for the Weekend – December 24, 2016

The weekend is a time to wind down. A time to reflect on all the happenings in the retrogaming scene. At time to revisit the week’s main news, previews, reviews, retrospectives, and updates. This week, we spoke with the founder of the Retro.HK retrogaming convention, we checked out the latest news (Super Mario Run, Kraut […]

In the Walls of Eryx – H. P. Lovecraft Inspired Game Released on ZX Spectrum

The latest release on the ZX Spectrum is In the Walls of Eryx from Monster’s Legs Productions. The game is based on a short story of the same name by H. P. Lovecraft and Kenneth J Sterling, which was first published in Weird Tales magazine in 1939. The short story follows a prospector who becomes […]


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