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See how Retro City Rampage got slimmed down to 8-bit


Did you know: Brian Provinciano has some killer biceps
Feb 27
Long before Retro City Rampage, developer Brian Provinciano was working on Grand Theftendo, essentially a demake of Grand Theft Auto III. Brian even created his own original Nintendo development kit to make this happen! He w... read
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Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage sold way more on PSN than Steam, XBLA


"Indies should definitely jump onto the PS Vita"
Feb 27
Brian Provinciano, the creative mind behind the wonderful Retro City Rampage, took to Twitter recently and shared how the game has fared on PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and Steam. The clear winner is easily PSN, as ... read
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Steam version will also receive prototype via update
Retro City Rampage for WiiWare missed its January release window, but creator Brian Provinciano has set his foot down and stated that the game will finally arrive next week on February 28. RCR's entire development history has... read feature

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Retro City Rampage

Developer releases full Retro City Rampage map


Plus a bonus coloring contest
Feb 01
Vblank Entertainment has released the full map for Retro City Rampage in image form -- spoiler alert -- it's huge! But the world map wasn't the only thing that was released however, as the entirety of the game is pretty much ... read
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The DTOID Show: The Walking Dead, Bioshock & Evil Patents


Man, I forgot we even had a show.
Jan 04
Happy New Year! We're back, and boy did we miss you! We have a lot of news today, starting with that semi-legit fan-trailer of The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct that probably made it look a lot worse that it'll actually be.... read
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Retro City Rampage out now on Xbox Live Arcade


Go explore this love letter to videogames
Jan 02
After a sizable wait, Retro City Rampage has made its Xbox Live Arcade debut. While this will be neither the first nor last version of the game, it is nice to know that it costs 800 Microsoft Points ($10) instead of launching... read
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Find that shoe!
Retro City Rampage was one of the most interesting releases of 2012. Written and designed largely by one man, the game was in development for years, leaving hungry fans to lay in wait. Xbox 360 and Wii owners may still b... read feature

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Benefits from an extra month of fine-tuning
Retro City Rampage will be flying onto WiiWare some time in January, but the XBLA version has a much more definite launch date. Direct from creator Brian Provinciano himself, you will be able to download the XBLA port of the ... read feature

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Retro City Rampage set to drop in January on WiiWare


Finally!
Dec 24
Ever since Retro City Rampage hit pretty much everything other than WiiWare (and XBLA), fans have been waiting patiently for any sort of Wii release date news. Finally, we now have a soft release window of "January 2013," whi... read
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Grand Theftendo
[Full Disclosure: Not only do current and former Destructoid staff appear as unlockable character skins in the game, there's also a main story mission during which you go inside a giant Mr. Destructoid robot. For these reaso... read feature

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Brian's back and about to attack
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscribe... read feature

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Retro City Rampage soundtrack gets limited CD release


Because you wanted it in every format possible
Oct 11
Retro City Rampage is finally here, and many of you are probably enjoying the 8-bit soundtrack provided by virt, Norrin Radd, and Freaky DNA. The game had been in the works for a long time, and that's why it was all the ... read
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Dtoid staff in a game?!

How to unlock Destructoid staff in Retro City Rampage


Look, mom!
Oct 09
So, by now, you've obviously bought and downloaded Retro City Rampage (or are desperately waiting for it to arrive on your platform) because I made it pretty clear a couple of hours ago that this was a thing you were go... read
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Retro City Rampage is out today, watch the launch trailer


Oct 09
It's finally here! It seems like I've been writing about Retro City Rampage for as long as I've been writing about games, but the day of sweet release has finally arrived and you can pick up the game right now on PC (through Steam and GOG.com), PS3 and PS Vita. While you're waiting for your download to complete (you did go and start that, right?), enjoy the game's launch trailer seen above. read
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The DTOID Show: SimCity, Retro City Rampage & Angry Birds


Plus: They still haven't finished that Unfinished Swan.
Oct 05
We weren't live today, but that's okay. We still love you. To prove it, here's some news about Sim City, Retro City Rampage, Angry Birds, and of course... The Unfinished Swan. So, different types of cities, and different types of birds. VIDEO GAMES. read
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The 10-year wait is over
Retro City Rampage. October 9, 2012. PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PC. You read that correctly. Brian Provinciano's NES-style Grand Theft Auto parody has been cooking for just over a decade, and when it missed its proposed... read feature

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Donkey Kong inspired ride monkeys into Retro City Rampage


Aug 26
In the time since the first time I played Retro City Rampage I've co-hosted a show with newcomer Tara Long, created an animated talk show, talked to women about videogames, created Sup, Holmes?, and been the subject of m... read
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Retro City Rampage supports FREE PS3/Vita cross-play


Jun 29
Retro City Rampage will support cross-play between the PS3 and PlayStation Vita versions, which is certainly neat. Even neater, however, is the fact that when you buy it on one platform, you'll get it on the other. One paymen... read
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E3: Retro City Rampage in my hands! My dreams came true!


Jun 09
The final game I checked out at E3 was the PS Vita port of Retro City Rampage, the title I was most looking forward to playing. With the copious amounts of hands-on previews and the frustration of its seemingly endless develo... read
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Meat Boy goes stereoscopic in Retro City Rampage


May 31
Today is May 31... HEY! Wasn't Retro City Rampage supposed to come out this month? Briiiiiiaaaaaan! You've got some 'splainin' to doooooooooooo! In all seriousness, the game is finished and running through a final bug check.... read
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GOG.com set to release Tomb Raider and Retro City Rampage


May 30
A few months ago, GOG.com revealed that they would continue to re-release classic PC games on their service whilst also releasing brand new games through their service. At their Summer conference today, we got to know the nex... read
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Here's what Retro City Rampage looks like on the Vita


May 21
Retro City Rampage's mastermind Brian Provinciano sat down with the PlayStation.Blog to show off his baby running on the PlayStation Vita. Brian details some of the Vita features, from the optimized visuals for the handheld ... read
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We've been talking a lot about Retro City Rampage and its soundtrack dating all the way back to 2010. The game's finally due out on nearly every platform in May, and after our favorable review of the soundtrack and a look at ... read feature

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Welcome to Note Worthy, a new feature we’re rolling out on Destructoid! If you’ve read anything I’ve contributed over the past year at Destructoid, you’ve probably noticed that it all pertains to game ... read feature

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Retro City Rampage cereal is a download for your face


Apr 01
"I can really taste the graphics!" How many videogames can you play as well as eat? Inspired by Ralston's nasty-ass Nintendo Cereal System from back in the day, Retro City Rampage: The Cereal brings the pixelated action of R... read
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Is Nintendo's favorite ape coming to Retro City Rampage?


Feb 29
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Download the... read
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Sup Holmes? Talking modern gaming with Brian Provinciano


Feb 26
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Missed the l... read
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This weekend on Twitch TV: Tales from Retro City


Feb 24
As the weekends grow on Destructoid's Twitch TV channel, we continue to bring the thunder with every hour of programming. It starts today with Mash Tactics' "Community Collaboration Friday" with the caster so good Twitch TV h... read
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The DTOID Show: Borderlands 2, RCR, & toys! SO MANY TOYS!


Feb 22
Happy Wednesday, fellow Destructoid readers! It's time for yet another episode of your regularly-scheduled evening video game news program. On today's show, I swoon over the latest Borderlands 2 trailer and congratulate Nint... read
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Retro City Rampage OST now on Bandcamp and limited vinyl


Feb 22
Retro City Rampage is just a few short months away, and I for one have been looking forward to the game's 8-bit soundtrack composed by Jake "virt" Kaufman, Leonard "Freaky DNA" Paul, and Matt "Norrin Radd" Creamer. It looks a... read
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Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano promised a development update for February 20, so here it is. Is he not a man of his word? The most important bit of news is that, in addition to WiiWare and Xbox Live Arcade, Ret... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Mass Effect on iOS and Psychonauts 2?!


Feb 08
Could it be that all our dreams have suddenly been answered in just one, 13-minute news program? I hope not, otherwise I may as well pack up my desk and non-existent belongs RIGHT NOW. (Don't worry, I'll never give you the s... read






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