There are more games featuring ninjas, about ninjas, or with ‘ninja’ in the title than there were actual ninjas throughout all of human history . Konami’s Zen: Intergalactic Ninja for the NES is totally one of them. And you need to play it, or the eco-terrorists win.
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Drivers, start your engines! Today in Retro Gaming, we celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of Rally Cross 2′s release in the UK. Off-roading racers were few and far between in the days of the original PlayStation, making this 1999 sequel from 989 Studios a bit more interesting than your average track burner.
Apparently a dedicated fan has created Castlevania II for the ZX Spectrum. This is a product of a homebrew challenge called Retro Games Battle 2014. Several interesting titles were submitted but “Castlevania”, as it is called, is the most interesting of the bunch. Obvsiouly based on Castlevania II, it has a town and similar gameplay […]
Flappy Bird may have been pulled from the various app stores out there but that has not stopped the clones from appearing. So far, the Atari 2600 has received a clone and now, the Vectrex has received a Flappy Bird clone called Veccy Bird.
This is a series that has long been misbegotten in the United States, there are several games that have not seen release here. The game that is the focus of this article is the digital comic that hit the PC-Engine (Turbo Grafx-16 in North America). Gamers familiar with Snatcher on the Sega CD will have […]
To say that the Neo Geo and Sega Dreamcast are systems that just won’t die is probably an understatement that many gamers can easily appreciate. Sure, most of the games are scrolling arcade shooters but we do get the occasional original title, though NEO XYX is not one of them.
When you think of the Atari 2600 you probably don’t think of action/puzzle games. That is exactly what Legends is though, an action/puzzle game with a horror austhetic that runs wild with the iconic imagery.
Endless running games are quite popular in the mobile market (some of the best are covered on Gaming on Batteries, our sister site). For the most part though, this genre has avoided consoles and other handhelds for some reason. Retro Reload are doing something about that with their new game, JumpVCS which is based on […]
Eponaosft, developers of the original Mysterious Song title, have just announced the sequel, Eternal Silence. Expanding on the original, Eternal Silence will feature additional playable characters, new weapons, new spells and more interesting additions to woo fans of the original and those fans that have just discovered their NEC machines aren’t as dead as they […]
The Vectrex, the little system that was probably quite a bit ahead of its time, par for the course on these things, which died decades ago is receiving a new title. Bloxorz is a puzzle title that is quite reminiscent of Intelligent Qube but more “puzzly” and quite interesting looking.
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