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Top 5 Things Done Right in Final Fantasy VI

All games have their memorable moments. Things that make them unforgettable for gamers. They aren’t necessarily always good things, but memorable all the same. A game can always be remembered as a masterpiece, but it can also be remembered for what should not be done. In this case, we’ll talk about the things that Final […]

Earth Defense Force SNES

Earth Defense Force Invigorates the Super Nintendo Shoot-’em-up Genre – Today in Retro Gaming – January 1, 1992

Although the Sega Genesis is well known for its arcade conversions and shoot-’em-ups, the Super Nintendo did get a fair share of its own, and on this day in 1992, SNES gamers were blessed with Earth Defense Force (also known by Super Earth Defense Force). Converted from the arcade original, Earth Defense Force game is […]

Something for the Weekend – December 17, 2016

The weekend is a time to wind down. A time to reflect on all the happenings in the retrogaming scene. At time to revisit the week’s main news, previews, reviews, retrospectives, and updates. This week, we looked at news on an upcoming one-on-one Super Nintendo fighting game, a 3D printer Zelda map, checked out Super […]

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 Hack Restores Arcade Features on Sega Genesis

The Sega Genesis was always the “second run” console when it came to ports from other platforms.  This happened nearly all the time throughout the life of Sega’s 16-Bit console.  One time in the history of the console, Sega did come out ahead concerning a port.  That was Mortal Kombat and only because Nintendo heavily […]

Acme Animation Factory Gives Gamers Small Taste of Cartoon Creation – Today in Retro Gaming – November 5th, 1994

You can tell how mainstream a console is based on the more “off the wall” titles that it received.  For many this is experimental titles such as My Disney Kitchen on the original Playstation.  This can also be gauged by how many Barbie games a console has available.  Let’s go back a little further and […]

ActRaiser Expands Action Genre on Super Nintendo – Today in Retro Gaming – November 1st, 1991

When the Super Nintendo launched gamers were promised it would not be just more of the same.  While early on, games like Pilotwings was certainly the epitome of this belief.  Then came games like ActRaiser by Enix.  Upon looking at the back of the box you would think this is just another 2D side scrolling […]

Hyper Street Kart

Super Mario Kart Becomes Hyper Street Kart Thanks to Fans

As far as I know, there is one genre that Capcom never took their popular Street Fighter II series of games – kart racing.  They have been involved in puzzle games, fighting games of course, and even a crappy live action movie and plenty of anime stuff.  Not kart racing for some reason though.  Thanks […]

Socks the Cat Rocks the Hill

Second Dimension Responds, Raises More Questions on Shaky Kickstarter for Socks the Cat

In my previous article on this situation I brought up concerns that I gained after inquiring on the legal situation of Socks the Cat Rocks the Hill for the Super Nintendo.  This unreleased game has just surfaced on Kickstarter under the “Second Dimension” account so I contacted them late last week to inquire on the […]

Socks the Cat Rocks the Hill

Kickstarter Beware – Socks the Cat Super Nintendo

First of all, I am a big fan of rescueware- the process of taking an old abandoned game, getting the rights to it and either finishing it or fixing it and then releasing it for fans to enjoy.  When I first heard about someone apparently launching a Kickstarter campaign to release Socks the Cat on […]

Legend Super Nintendo

Piko Interactive Launch Retro Gaming Second Wave of Goodness

In the world of retro gaming there are not a lot of companies like Piko Interactive.  They go out and find unreleased games, get the rights to them and fix them up, sometimes completing them, and then releasing them legally for fans to purchase.  Take a look at the Piko Interactive store and you will […]


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