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Top 5 Fighting Gaming Crossovers That Are Not Super Smash Bros

Think you know all of the fighting game crossovers that are not Super Smash Bros? Think again.

Sega Saturn Policenauts English Fan Translation Released

In issue #2 of our magazine we covered fan translations and digital comics.  We of course placed artwork from Snatcher on the cover.  In that issue was an exclusive interview with Artemio Urbina of Policenauts.net and featured Snatcher (among other digital comics and fan translations).  Well, today I am proud to write up this article […]

Sega Acquires Technosoft Franchises, Slowly Becoming Another Electronic Arts

Sega is a company that fans REALLY want to love and support but that love and support is more often than not met with lackluster Sonic the Hedgehog games.  This bothers a lot of the gaming populace that remember Sega of old. The Sega that released Comix Zone, Streets of Rage 1, 2 and 3 […]

Sega Saturn Receives 2D Game Engine Called Jo Engine

The Sega Saturn, a console loved by many that owned one and just as hated by independent developers alike.  Sega had problems when they launched the Saturn, problems beyond the scope of this article.  That has not stopped some developers from working on the complicated hardware and doing what they could.  Take Jo Engine for […]

Salamander Infects Japanese Arcades – Today in Retro Gaming – July 4th, 1986

Retitled “Life Force” when released in North America a few months later, Salamander was iconic for gamers.  First, this was a spinoff of another Konami arcade shooter- Gradius.  We all know how well spinoff titles usually do in gaming so it is rather interesting that Salamander was able to buck the trend.  Can anyone name […]

Street Fighter Alpha 3 Flawlessly Ends Trilogy of Arcade Games – Today in Retro Gaming – June 29th, 1998

It is not like Capcom to simply release a fighting game and not milk it somehow.  We saw this with Street Fighter II which has many updates, all of which were additional full purchases, on Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. Maybe they realized fans were not going to go for that forever by the time […]

Shining Wisdom Foregoes Franchise Standards on Sega Saturn – Today in Retro Gaming – June 27th, 1996

Shining Wisdom is an official part of the “Shining” series of titles.  That is fact.  In this release you are tasked with avenging your father’s image, defeating a great evil and setting the world right again. All in the day of an adventurer.  The difference between Shining Wisdom and Shining the Holy Ark, Shining Force […]

Sonic Brings Speed to Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – June 23rd, 1991

Sega were in a dire situation when they were pushing their Genesis console in 1991.  The Super Nintendo (SNES) release was looming in North America after a quite successful launch in Japan.  Sega was hurting.  Nintendo had Mario and it was well known that Super Mario World was going to be the pack-in title with […]

Today in Gaming History: Primal Rage

The Sega Saturn did not have many games released on the west coast. But, it did have a port of the infamous Midway Arcade game Primal Rage. A popular game at arcades in the 90’s Primal Rage allowed the player to fight as deities who took on the form of gigantic apes and dinosaurs. The […]

New Game: Five Nights At Freddy’s Shows Full Motion Video is Not Dead

First, you may be wondering why we are covering Five Nights at Freddy’s here on Retro Gaming Magazine. It is simple, Full Motion Video (FMV) games go way back in gaming, to the 80’s actually. Titles like Night Trap (reboot currently looking for funding on Kickstarter) and Sewer Shark were the norm back in the […]


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