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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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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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Today in History: December 7th, 2004- Mega Man X8 Arrives Without Keiji Inafune

Mega Man is one of a select few legacy franchises that has survived since the Nintendo Entertainment System days and is not a Nintendo bred title. There are not a lot of other titles in this group so it is quite an elite list. Mega Man is also a title that has touched nearly every […]

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Interview: Anna Tyrie, Tomb Raider Fan Film and More Actress

We are big Tomb Raider fans here at Retro Gaming Magazine, and why not?  What other lady in gaming has kicked so much butt and done so much cool stuff?  Certainly not Princess Peach/Toadstool, all she could do is get kidnapped and hauled away to some far off place only to wait for Mario to […]

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Today in History: November 17th, 1989- Forgotten Worlds Comes Home to Genesis

Believe it or not, back in the day arcades were a big thing. For years, it was generally held that if you wanted that arcade experienece at home you got a NES. That was till Sega released the Sega Genesis in North America along with a slew of arcade titles that were closer to the […]

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Today in History: November 14th, 2002 – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Hits Consoles

To say the Harry Potter books were a success would be quite an understatement, to say the least. Based on the second book in that children’s series, Chamber of Secrets was quite different on portables than it was on consoles. Rather then recanting the storyline, let’s focus on the different versions of this game.