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Sega Dreamcast Visual Memory Unit Receiving Pokemon GO Port

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Okay, who amongst you reading this remembers the Sega Dreamcast Visual Memory Unit (VMU)?  For those that do not remember, it was a removable memory card for the Sega Dreamcast console which doubled as a small gaming on the go device.  Since the VMU had a screen, controls and a couple of action buttons, it […]

Oddballs in Gaming: Final Fantasy II

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Final Fantasy II was the sequel which dared to be different. A shame that it tried a little bit too hard. But, while some of its changes proved unpopular, others remained as staple in the series. Final Fantasy II has guest party members, a large supporting cast, a villain who was larger than life, and […]

Pokémon special: Gold/Silver/Crystal

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Hey guys! How are you all? Well, after a fairly long time, I bring you the second part of this special. In this part, we shall cover generation 2 of pokémon. Well then, let’s get started!

9 Sequels That Kinda Sucked

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  Every series has one game in it that just doesn’t compare to the rest. This can happen for a number of reasons; limited budget, trying to fix what isn’t broken, or a game is handed off to a completely different team that doesn’t understand what makes the series so special. Here are nine cases […]

Did Sega Turn Down the Nintendo 64 Hardware?

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It is almost the point that gamers can point to that was the fall of Sega.  Releasing a ton of add-ons for the Sega Genesis seems to be the point that most game companies point at when asked why they didn’t support the Sega Saturn.  That Sega was all over the place.  They were actually.  […]

Wisdom Tree Arkade Kickstarter Success

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The Wisdom Tree Arkade is one of the latest Kickstarter success stories.  While there were many naysayers about this particular crowdfunding campaign, it was successfully funded on August 14th (my birthday).  For Christian gamers this is a great way to have the complete Nintendo Entertainment System set of Wisdom Tree games.  The campaign catered to […]

Nintendo Takes Down Pokemon Uranium Hosting, Underground Options Explode

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Nintendo’s legal department are being kept quite busy lately.  From taking down nearly three decade old gaming magazines to crushing the dreams of fans, Nintendo is on a roll lately.  This includes another fan dream crushing move- taking down the Pokemon Uranium hosting. I covered the launch of this one here on Retro Gaming Magazine […]

AM2R Interview DoctorM64 and sabre230

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This is a special interview for me as this is a popular fan game, AM2R and our readers here at Retro Gaming Magazine have made it clear they want more information.  Here you go.  An interview with both DoctorM64 and sabre230, the team behind Another Metroid 2 Remake.  Since the downloads for AM2R are taken […]

27 Years Ago Altered Beast Rose From the Grave!

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Sega released Altered Beast on the arcades 28 years ago. A year later Sega developed a “perfect” port for the Genesis system and released it on August 14 1989. The port of Altered Beast was touted to be an identical recreation of the arcade version. But, this simply wasn’t true, and while Sega did manage […]

Oddballs in Gaming: Mario Kart Double Dash!!

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There is no doubt in the world that the Mario Kart Franchise is extremely popular. The Mario Kart series was born during the Super Nintendo era and was a pioneer in the usage of the FX chip. When Nintendo developed this game they automatically knew they had a winner in their hands. Nintendo has since […]


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