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New Game: Gunbird 2 on iOS and Android in Korea (Hope for Further Release Rises)

Android and iOS are not new to getting retro scrolling shooter re-releases. Titles such as Ikaruga, Espgaluda and the Raiden series have all made the jump to touch screen devices. Now, Gunbird 2, can be added to the growing list of retro shooters gamers can now enjoy on the go.

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Finish Him With An Animality in Mortal Kombat 3 Arcade: Today in History- April 15th, 1995

Mortal Kombat was one of those titles that set a lot of arcades on fire with realistic, digitized, graphics and over the top blood and gore. Gamers were flocking to the machines where ever possible, usually passing the latest Street Fighter II variation to do so. By the time Midway games got to the thrid […]

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Vay Brings Phantasy Star Role Playing to the Sega CD: Today in History- April 14th, 1994

The Sega CD was known for one thing, other than a lot of full motion video games, and that was animated introductions. Vay came to North America via Working Designs with a fully animated Anime style introduction that told the story. Interspersed throughout the game, at key moments, additional animation is used to further the […]

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Retro Game Sales for the Weekend of 4/12/2014

There haven’t been a lot of games on sale over the weekend lately, at least games that fit the “retro” name.  Coming back with a vengeance this week though are sales from GoG.com and more.  As we discover more sales, they will be added to this list throughout the weekend.

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Game Hack: Teams and Licenses for 1991 Season Added to Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II on Sega Genesis

Danica Patrick may not be winning races left and right in NASCAR but how can fans not know about her F1 driving career? Way back on the Sega Genesis there were a couple of really good F1 racing games, Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II being one of the better ones. There were a few […]

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Contra III: The Alien Wars Leaps onto the SNES- Today in History: April 6th, 1992

When Nintendo launched the Super Nintendo fans rejoiced based on the hopes that 16-Bit updates of NES favorites would be coming soon.  This hope was kindled from the fact that Super Mario World was a pack-in cart (yeah, there was a time when systems came with games and TWO controllers).  While many NES classics did […]

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Review: Crazy Taxi on Android

When Sega released the Dreamcast almost 15 years ago, it was a revolutionary system, just gamers weren’t all that interested in supporting Sega after the way the Saturn was turned to pasture.  During the short life of the Dreamcast there were more than a few iconic games released, one of which was a port of […]

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Today in History: April 4th, 1993- Cybernator Blasts onto the Super Nintendo

Konami were not new to taking chances with games and Cybernator is no exception.  Gamers may recognize the game style as being similar to the Sega Genesis game, Target Earth.  That is because they are related, Cybernator is the “prequel” to Target Earth and share a universe.  They also share game play similarities which may […]

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Today in History: April 3rd, 1993- Final Fight Punches onto the Sega CD

Capcom was an earnest Nintendo licensee from the get-go, not jumping ship till well into the life of the Super Nintendo, later than many other gaming companies.  They did license out some of their arcade games though, rather than releasing them on competing hardware themselves (something Konami didn’t do for years).  Most of these licensed […]

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Five Essential Android Action Games for the Retro Fans

Retro gamers are usually left out of the fun when it comes to newer platforms, most companies don’t see any value in catering to this niche market. In this new article, Retro Gaming Magazine will take a look at a collection of games that cater to a different area of retro gaming. Starting the festivities […]