A new Kickstarter campaign was launched last week. That fact alone isn’t really big news in the retrogaming scene anymore, or that it is a Nintendo book, again, or that it is from Bitmap Books, again. The news is that The unofficial SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium Kickstarter campaign might, if it keeps its momentum […]
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Sonic (the hedgehog) is arguably Sega’s most famous creation, with the games series spanning two decades, numerous games, and various releases on consoles. The blue spiky mammal recently celebrated his 25th birthday, having first appeared on the Sega Genesis in August 23, 1991 in the self titled 16-bit platform game. As part of the 25th […]
Back in February 2016, 8Bit Music Power was released in Japan on the Nintendo Famicom (known as the Nintendo Entertainment System in the West). This was an original album of chiptunes on Nintendo’s 8-bit games console, housed in authentic plastic shell and cardboard packaging. And with a limited release of 1,000 copies, not many people […]
The Sega Dreamcast is a system that, for most retro gaming fans, should not have been discontinued so quickly. This is proven again and again every time a new game comes out for Sega’s final console- we are going on nearly a decade and a half since Sega pulled the plug. HuCast Games is one […]
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).
Sega kind of dropped the ball with their Genesis back in the day, quickly abandoning the system for the ill-fated 32X (fo a short time this WAS their focus) and then the rushed release of the Saturn. While Nintendo was supporting the SNES with stuff like Donkey Kong Country 3 and Yoshi’s Island, Sega was […]
Yesterday, we took a look at the second game in the Harry Potter series, Chamber of Secrets, and discussed the various ports and their strengths/differences. Today, the original game, Sorcerer’s Stone/Philosopher’s Stone hit consoles, PC and portables. Though this time, we have a much more limited release schedule. PS2, Xbox and Gamecube versions are a […]
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.
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