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Game Hack: Super Mario Bros 3 with Giana Sisters Levels, Yeah, Someone Took the Rivalry There

For the readers reading this that do not know what the Giana Sisters was about, it was basically a Super Mario Bros clone for computers. The Great Giana Sisters as it was officially titled (fans shortened it to simply Giana Sisters) was an almost lawsuit perfect copy of Super Mario Bros, which launched shortly before […]

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From Cartoon to Game #1: Jem and the Holograms

The premise is simple here, folks. We are going to look at a series of cartoons from the 80′s that deserve a game today. The first cartoon on our list is Jem and the Holograms which debuted in 1985. Jem and the Holograms benefitted from the success of both G.I. Joe and Transformers (many staff […]

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Competition- SpeccyJam is Coming, Sign Up Now and Rock the Retro

The ZX Spectrum is a computer that was not widely available here in North America but over in Europe this thing rocked, and in some circles still does. We were recently contacted by the SpeccyJam people about covering the event, it won’t start till August 29th so you still have time to sign up. We […]

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Game Hack- Perfect Dark Takes Over Rolling Thunder on the Nintendo Entertainment System

Perfect Dark was an instrumental release on the Nintendo 64, it was the spiritual successor to Golden Eye 64 and gave gamers another game to flaunt in the face of Sega Saturn and Sony Playstation owners (neener neener). This little fact has not stopped hackers from taking it upon themselves to “port” Perfect Dark to the Nintendo […]

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New Game: Five Nights At Freddy’s Shows Full Motion Video is Not Dead

First, you may be wondering why we are covering Five Nights at Freddy’s here on Retro Gaming Magazine. It is simple, Full Motion Video (FMV) games go way back in gaming, to the 80′s actually. Titles like Night Trap (reboot currently looking for funding on Kickstarter) and Sewer Shark were the norm back in the […]

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New Game: Rex Rocket From Kickstarter to Steam with 8-Bit Inspired Visuals

Rex Rocket is one of the many Kickstarter projects we missed (know of a worthy one, tip us so we can cover it). What gamers are able to get on Steam now is an 8-Bit/16-Bit inspired action/platformer/shooter that hearkens back to the Mario, Mega Man and Metroid days. If you are going to pick a […]

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New Game: X=Y=Z Brings Bloxorz Style Block Rolling to the ZX Spectrum

Over on the mobile markets of Android and iOS there was a slight ferver for games like Bloxorz. This has had the same effect it did with the success of Flappy Bird awhile back, these games are hitting more and more platforms. Unlike the other variations of the rolling cube theme, X=Y=Z has you controlling […]

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Revenge of the License: Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton’s ‘earn-all-the-money’ blockbuster novel and subsequent Spielberg film have left in their wake a Triceratops-sized pile of video game tie-ins, most of which could be appropriately categorized by Ian Malcolm as “one big pile of shit.” We, being the masochists we pride ourselves on being however, donned the Ellie Sattler gloves and began digging […]

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Bandit Gaming- Legend of Zelda – The Last Oracle In Development

The bastard child of the Zelda series, Zelda II, has become the inspiration for a fan game called The Last Oracle. The Legend of Zelda – The Last Oracle is a lot more action based than the Nintendo original but the resemblence is quite clear. Currently, The Last Oracle is in development with a demo […]

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Game Hack- Double Dragon for Atari 2600 Fixed Somewhat

Okay, how many of you reading this knew that Double Dragon had hit the Atari 2600 of all consoles? Many people still don’t know that Activision has actually attempted this feat, and the developer has accomplished it in 1989- years after the 2600 was already superceded by two new generations of Atari hardware! Check the video […]


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