Posts Tagged ‘retro gaming magazine’

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Contra III: The Alien Wars Leaps onto the SNES- Today in History: April 6th, 1992

When Nintendo launched the Super Nintendo fans rejoiced based on the hopes that 16-Bit updates of NES favorites would be coming soon.  This hope was kindled from the fact that Super Mario World was a pack-in cart (yeah, there was a time when systems came with games and TWO controllers).  While many NES classics did […]

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Update: Mega Man 2.5D Beta 2.0 Now Available

Mega Man 2.5D is a fan creation of love from Peter Sjöstrand (exclusive interview in issue one of Retro Gaming Magazine). Now the Beta 2.0 update is available featuring additional levels and a look at more of the inner workings of the engine.

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Flappy Bird Clone on Vectrex Appears, Veccy Bird

Flappy Bird may have been pulled from the various app stores out there but that has not stopped the clones from appearing. So far, the Atari 2600 has received a clone and now, the Vectrex has received a Flappy Bird clone called Veccy Bird.

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Fan Translation: Bubblegum Crash!: Knight Sabers 2034 for Turbo Grafx-16/PC-Engine

This is a series that has long been misbegotten in the United States, there are several games that have not seen release here. The game that is the focus of this article is the digital comic that hit the PC-Engine (Turbo Grafx-16 in North America). Gamers familiar with Snatcher on the Sega CD will have […]

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Retro Sales for 2/22/2014

It is a long running debate in the retro community over digital only releases.  Some are for it, some are against it.  The concern of not having a physical cartridge, CD or whatever to hold that contains the data is eased a bit by these games going on sale regularly.  That is the other main […]

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New Game: King of Chicago Hits Android and iOS

Anyone that has played games for very long has probably run across Cinemaware’s classic adventure title, The King of Chicago. What was cool about this title was the ability to run your own crime syndicate upping the ante and improving your status in the mob (long before Grand Theft Auto was ever thought of).

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Game Hack: Sunman Converted Back to Superman Title

While Sunman was never officially released, it did see release through the popular, prototype releasing, The Lost Levels website. Originally created by Sunsoft for the Nintendo Entertainment System, Sunsoft had to change the game around moderately due to losing the Superman license prior to release. Thanks to hackers, we can now play the game as […]

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Game Hack: Ninja Gaiden Final Boss Death Fix (Now 90% Less Frustratingly Difficult)

Anyone that has even gotten to the final boss of the original Ninja Gaiden knows, it is quite a stupifying frustrating ordeal. Mainly because of the problem with how deaths are handled. When your character fails, and this will happen A LOT, he is sent back to the beginning of level 6-1. That sucks.

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Fan Translation: Wizardry Gaiden II: Curse of the Ancient Emperor for the Game Boy Now Available

The first Wizardry title on the Game Boy has already been translated and now the second title in this series has made the leap across languages thanks to fans. In Japan this title is called Wizardry Gaiden 2 – Kodai Koutei no Nor for anyone interested in following the naming scheme on both sides of […]

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Unreleased: Overstorm for the Game Boy Advance Found

Usually when an unreleased game is found, one of a couple of things occur. Most often it is found by a preservation team that has acquired it and plans on releasing it. Sometimes it is just a video of a title and that is all anyone knows. Then, more rarely, the original developers find an […]