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Retro City Rampage DX coming to all platforms, including PS4 with Cross-Buy


WiiWare is even getting an update
Nov 04
 
In a move that could be considered one of the biggest mass updates in recent memory, Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano has announced that every version of the game will be updated to its improved DX ...




Retro City Rampage dev provides a full map for players, talks WiiWare failure


Download it free
Jul 10
 
If you're still tinkering with Retro City Rampage, developer Brian Provinciano has provided a world map for fans to print and take a look at, which includes every interior area in the game. He also provided a crazy ...




Retro City Rampage is set to hijack the 3DS in February


It's almost here
Jan 27
 
Retro City Rampage has hit pretty much every platform under the sun at this point, but there's one more destination left -- the 3DS. After all this time, it's set to finally hit the eShop in February of this year for $9....




3DS eShop next for Retro City Rampage


Look for it at PAX Prime
Aug 21
 
Considering all of the other platforms Retro City Rampage is available on, it only seemed like a matter of time before it would end up on 3DS. In a list of games playable next week at PAX Prime, Nintendo outed the existence o...




Mr. Destructoid is super popular in Retro City Rampage


Oh, and that Jim Sterling guy is pretty neat, too
Jul 09
 
According to Retro City Rampage's top fifty character styles, people love rocking that robot look. Mr. Destructoid is the second most popular character portrait on PS3/PS Vita, and the third most popular on PC! In order to un...




Retro City Rampage adds mod support and enhanced graphics


The retro gaming-inspired title is reduced on Steam today
Jun 25
 
Retro City Rampage was released on almost every system possible last year but the PC version is getting a lot of love today. Not only is it reduced by 75% to just £2.99/$3.74 in Steam's Daily Deal, developer Brian Provi...




Retro City Rampage dev's Microsoft horror story


Developer says Microsoft cancelled his game and then released it at wrong price
Apr 08
 
After a shaky relationship that put his career and game on the line, Retro City Rampage developer Brian Provinciano joins Jonathan Blow and Team Meat in talking mess about Microsoft. After developing RCR for over four years, ...




Retro City Rampage Wii version a '$20,000 gift to fans'


Brian Provinciano doesn't expect to profit from WiiWare release
Mar 02
 
Brian Provinciano wanted to keep his word. That is the reason Retro City Rampage released on WiiWare earlier this week. Its developer has no expectation of turning a profit on the platform, calling the move a "...




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...




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 ...




Retro City Rampage Wii out Feb 28, includes prototype ROM


Steam version will also receive prototype via update
Feb 21
 
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...




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 ...




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...




Retro City Rampage still has a secret


Find that shoe!
Jan 01
 
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...




Retro City Rampage comes to XBLA on January 2


Benefits from an extra month of fine-tuning
Dec 28
 
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 ...




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...




Review: Retro City Rampage


Grand Theftendo
Oct 31
 
[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...




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 ...




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...




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.




Retro City Rampage is out October 9 on PS3, Vita, and PC


The 10-year wait is over
Oct 05
 
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...




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...




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...




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....




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 ...




Interview: The music of Retro City Rampage


Apr 27
 
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 ...




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...




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...




Retro City Rampage out in May, also on PSN, Vita, and PC


Feb 20
 
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...




The 'Splosion Men blast their way into Retro City Rampage


Nov 20
 
Oh, Brian Provinciano! How do you keep managing to squeeze cameo after reference and reference after cameo into Retro City Rampage? Keep it up and the game will never be released in our lifetime! This latest trailer announce...




Biffman brings vigilante justice to Retro City Rampage


Oct 27
 
Vblank Entertainment dropped off a new trailer for Retro City Rampage, arriving early next year on Xbox Live Arcade and WiiWare. When The Player discovers the secret lair of Theftropolis' greatest vigilante, Biffman, he takes the opportunity to do a little crime fighting of his own (and eliminate some of the competition). I've said it before and I'll say it again. My body is ready.




Retro City Rampage literally has everything


Aug 29
 
It's safe to say that everyone at Destructoid is a big supporter of Retro City Rampage, the upcoming XBLA homage to retro gaming. After all, the editors are playable characters in-game alongside Mr. Destructoid himself. So o...




Retro City Rampage playable at PAX Prime!


Aug 19
 
[Update: Winners picked!] Brian Provinciano's Retro City Rampage will be making its last visit to a PAX before its release later this year. Fans will get to play the game at booth #3011 and have a chance to win some sweet pri...




Retro City Rampage gets some murderous new screens


Jul 23
 
In case you've forgotten, Mr. Destructoid is a playable character in Retro City Rampage! Not only that, but Destructoid is a playable level. Nuts! These new screens from developer Vblank Entertainment show off some parts of t...








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