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Wisdom Tree Arkade Exclusive Kickstarter Reward Added

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The Arkade Plug and Play by Wisdom Tree has surpassed the 60% funding mark.  As of this writing it is closing on 70% total of their minimum goal.  To celebrate they have added a new exclusive Kickstarter reward that is nothing to sneeze at.  Collector’s and “super” collector’s that have to have complete libraries of […]

Project Blaze New Sega Saturn Homebrew Announced

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It has not been a full week or so since the Sega Saturn BIOS was compromised and we are already starting to see homebrew/independent developer’s show off new games.  One of those new games is Project Blaze by Titan Game Studios.  Fans of 2D side scrolling action platform titles will want to start paying attention.  […]

Revenge of the License: Five NES Games That Missed the Point

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I love licensed NES games. I love the sound they make as I yank them out of my system and hurl them against the wall. The relentless plundering through the morass for this column in search of something worth playing and finding the occasional surprise is always delightful, and why I keep coming back to […]

Phantasy Star III Generations of Doom Ignores Classic Formula on Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – July 25th, 1991

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When the Sega Genesis was released, Sega was pretty much operating on a clean slate with most of the fans that bought it.  Their previous console, the Sega Master System was not much more than a cult hit in the United States (while it rocked in other countries).  This was due to a lot of […]

Sonic Mania 25th Anniversary Returns Series to Roots on Xbox One Playstation 4 and Windows PC

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Sega is apparently regaining their wits as they have just announced a brand new 2D Sonic the Hedgehog game.  What in the world is going on?  While I am not the biggest fan of Sonic the Hedgehog I can say I am impressed with what is shown in this trailer that Sega just released for […]

Electronic Arts Gives Gamers Road Rash II on Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – July 22nd, 1993

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If you think about Electronic Arts (EA) for a moment, forget their current, horrendous, Digital Rights Management (DRM) antics and focus on their past they were quite good.  EA were great at picking the right games to publish and developing some cool games of their own.  I mean, come on, look at their Sega Genesis […]

Sega Bundle Stars Package Gives Gamers Choices

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Sega, a company that many of us simply wish was still around in the console world, is alive in the digital/3rd party world.  At least they have not forgotten their roots is a saying you may hear a lot with regard to Sega.  The problem is, they kind of have.  That is a discussion for […]

Valuable SNES Games Earning Cash Today

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Are you sitting on a goldmine of rare and valuable Nintendo games? Video games are fast becoming the valuable antiques of the future. Read on for the top ten valuable SNES games that sold on ebay recently.

Retro City Rampage DX Hits Retro Platform

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Retro City Rampage is one of those modern games that attempts to rip off the classic “retro” look.  It is intentionally developed using minimalistic graphics and sound/music.  A lot of developers feel this is the route to take to make their game stand out.  Unfortunately, a lot of developers are forgetting to make their games […]

Sega Genesis Receives First Batman Game – Today in Retro Gaming – July 19th, 1990

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Batman has always been a hot commodity in gaming.  The majority of games based on the caped crusader are good.  This is a contradiction to licensed games in general though as most are horrible, particularly those based on movies.  The Sega Genesis version doesn’t follow the movie 100% to a “T” but there is a […]


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