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Retro Game Sales for April 19th, 2014

Massive list of games on sale this weekend with many newcomers to the discount world.  From Gamefly to Dotemu and GoG.com and everything in between.  Check out the sales below:

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Metal Slug Brings Super Detailed Sprite Art to Arcades: Today in History- April 19th, 1996

No matter how powerful today’s consoles become the graphical power will never shine as bright as super detailed, hand drawn, sprite work. SNK knew going in with the Neo Geo that arcades were going to represent the largest marketshare for the console. Bringing games out like Metal Slug which bucked the trend at the time […]

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Game Hack: God Save the Queen Now Usable in Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy IX was an extremely notable release for the Playstation, for one, it was the last Final Fantasy game to be released on Sony’s machine. Secondly, Final Fantasy IX was a return to the actual “fantasy” world that most gamers associated with the series, after the “unique” styling of Final Fantasy VIII. One nagging […]

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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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3DO Classic, Return Fire, Jumps Ship to PSOne: Today in History- April 12th, 1996

The 3DO did not have a lot of “classics” per se but there were a few really really good titles. While many of the better 3DO titles are made by either Electronic Arts or Crystal Dynamics, there were a few that were released by other companies such as Prolific Publishing (they didn’t do much else […]

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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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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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Retro Gaming Magazine #2 Preview and Cover Reveal

We have had to hold back releasing the cover of our second issue as we worked with the artist to get it just right (great art doesn’t just happen). With our second issue we will continue our efforts to feature content that other publications avoid. As usual, this issue will be 40 pages and is […]

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Today in Retro Gaming – Rally Cross 2 (PS1) (UK)

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.

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New Game: Roll Boss Rush for the Original Playstation Released

Indie and homebrew developers are keeping dead systems alive and kicking with a regular click of releases lately. Roll Boss Rush is no different, just this game is available on the original Playstation. Roll Boss Rush has been in development since 2012 and is finally completed. Mega Man fans will want to check out this […]