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New Atari Lynx Shooter Weltenschlachter Completed

The Atari Lynx is the recipient of a new side scrolling shooter called Weltenschlachter, say that three times fast, which reminds us of Yar’s Revenge.

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Bandit Gaming – Star Fox Ported to Pico-8 Named PicoFox

PicoFox brings the classic Super Nintendo game, Star Fox, to the Pico-8 gaming hand held. You have to see this to believe it.

Blaster Master Making Return on Modern Hardware

Back in the 8-Bit days of gaming there were a few timeless franchises.  Super Mario Bros, Castlevania, Contra, Gradius (see a pattern yet?) and of course Blaster Master.  While we can forget Konami updating anything they own (they own the entire Hudson Soft library including TG-16 stuff) we can count on the people behind one […]

Link’s Awakening Re-Imagined Using Ocarina of Time on Nintendo 64

When we hear about a cool mod or hack it is more often than not simply a character swap or something.  Sega’s Streets of Rage 2 is a popular subject of fan mods (we have covered more than a few here).  What about the other side of hacks and mods though, the side where the […]

Pokemon Red

Nintendo Gives Game Boy Players Pokemon Red & Blue – Today in Retro Gaming – September 28th, 1998

When Nintendo brought over the Pokemon franchise it is unclear if they knew it would have been as big a success in the North American market or not.  Sure, now we can look back and say they did everything right and reaped the success from it.  While many players raised all kinds of trouble, at […]

Enix Releases Dragon Warrior I and II on Nintendo Game Boy Color – Today in Retro Gaming – September 27th, 2000

When the original Dragon Warrior game was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System it was quite a departure from the norm.  Prior to Dragon Warrior there were not exactly a lot of role playing games like it available for the new NES console.  Enix, now part of Square Enix, was onto something and they were […]

Review – Retroid Nintendo Game Boy Homebrew

Out of all of the games that we see receive fan homages regularly one genre seems to be forgotten just as often.  That is the Arkanoid style brick breaker game, also known as Breakout.  Well, the developers behind Retroid for the Nintendo Game Boy certainly remember those two classics.  Sure, the Game Boy already received […]

5 New Pico 8 Games To Show Off

The Pico 8 is a new portable gaming device that allows you to program games directly on it.  You can also modify games that you have downloaded- on the fly.  If you are not happy with a certain enemy that is constantly blocking your progress, simply delete them from the level.  Can’t quite make that […]

5 Mortal Kombat Ports You Won’t Care to Play

Mortal Kombat.  You either love it or wonder what all of the fuss is about.  There were a couple of eye catching differences when it hit arcades.  First, the graphics, these were not hand drawn cartoon characters like Street Fighter II.  Second, you could literally, positively, END your opponent after winning the fight.  The fact […]

Prototype: New Version of Alien vs Predator Found for Atari Lynx

This is interesting news to say the least.  The Atari Lynx was Atari’s, only, hand held device to be released and, depending on who you ask, it was a horrible failure for the company.  We did see some great games for it though, games that, honestly, should have done better and could have had Atari […]


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