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Nintendo Could Not Be Selling Downloaded ROM

A recent article by Eurogamer.net has been making the rounds lately. The article tells the story of how Nintendo potentially downloaded a ROM from the web and used it for the Super Mario Bros. game on the Wii Virtual Console. But while this is a possibility, Nintendo could possibly have done this, it’s rather unlikely. […]

Book Report: Downright Bizarre Games by Michael Thomasson

One of the most rewarding things about my job here at RGM is putting a game that has no business being in anyone’s library into the system, pressing power, and sharing the stupid with all of you. Over the years I’ve defiled my PlayStation with Hooters Road Trip and Simpsons Wrestling, subjected my PC to […]

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.

Top 5 Things Done Right in Final Fantasy VI

All games have their memorable moments. Things that make them unforgettable for gamers. They aren’t necessarily always good things, but memorable all the same. A game can always be remembered as a masterpiece, but it can also be remembered for what should not be done. In this case, we’ll talk about the things that Final […]

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RetroEngine Sigma Busts Funding Plateau

The RetroEngine Sigma has broken through a major plateau in funding on IndieGoGo to bring 15 officially licensed retro games to fans.

RGM’s Guide to New Year’s Gaming Resolutions

As 2016 squeaks out of the auditorium dodging the deluge of rotten vegetables we’ve been pitching at it for being a world-class dick, it’s time to turn our attention to the new year. Surprise, wankers: it’s two thousand and seventeen as measured by our completely arbitrary choice for marking the passage of time! That means […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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