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Rumor: Battletoads Could Be Coming to Xbox Platform in 2016

Recently Microsoft trademarked the name “Battletoads”, a rare property that was published by Tradewest on the Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Game Boy and NES while Electronic Arts released an arcade game using the toads with ‘tude.  This is interesting news considering what has happened a year or two after Microsoft trademarked “Killer Instinct” a while […]

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New Game: Volgarr the Viking on Xbox One, PC, Mac Reminds Us of When Games Were Tough

It is no secret that Microsoft is kind of taking a beating with the Xbox One versus the Playstation 4 right now.  While there are many possible reasons for this, I like to think it is a case of lack of retro content available for the platform- Sony has their whole PSOne Classics catalog of […]

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Retro Gaming Halloween Style, Part Four: Obscure

Yeah, yeah, everybody makes their lists about scary, creepy, or flat-out weird games to play each October and we’re not about to buck the trend. But we’re going to assume you’re a retro gamer who’s read enough to know the big franchises everybody else writes about. Because if you’ve picked up a controller in the […]

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Update: Official Pier Solar HD Trailer Released (Multiple Platforms Confirmed)

Pier Solar getting an HD update is nothing new, we reported on it way back in January. What is special is that Watermelon, the development team have just released their official trailer for the Pier Solar HD remake. Also, some platforms have received a release date. Check it out after the jump.

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Bandit Gaming: Another Unofficial Resident Evil 2 Remake in the Works Using the Unreal Engine

I remember the fervor that built up around the Resident Evil series, not once but twice, over the years. The first time was the release of the original game on Playstation- magazines such as Gamefan and Electronic Gaming Monthly were covering it like crazy showing pics from early builds and following the story. Gamers reciprocated […]

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Book- Hardcore Gaming 101’s Castlevania Compendium Now Available

The team over at Hardcore Gaming 101 have just released the 158 page compendium for the Castlevania series. This is THE book for Castlevania fans on your holiday shopping list, and it is available on Amazon (both print and Kindle editions).

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Fatalities Expanded in Mortal Kombat II – Today in History – September 9th, 1994

It is pretty much accepted fact that Nintendo’s censorship policy literally gave the Sega Genesis a slight upper hand when the original Mortal Kombat was released on home consoles. Acclaim was between a rock and a hard place as far as the Super Nintendo version of the bloody brawler was concerned. History shows they went […]

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Take to the Streets in Final Fight on Super Nintendo – Today in History – September 1st, 1991

Final Fight is one of those series that had so much going for it but for some reason, failed when the transition of gaming went from 16-Bit to 32-Bit (both the Double Dragon and Streets of Rage series felt this mishap also). Originally, Final Fight was to be a sequel to, the fairly popular, Street […]

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Update- Elysian Shadows is Funded on Kickstarter, Going for Stretch Goals Now

We have just learned that Elysian Shadows has reached their funding goal on Kickstarter- $150,000. The team are working hard day and night to make ES the best game they can, this will not change due to funding coming. It will make their work that much harder depending on what stretch goals are attained between […]

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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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