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


6:30 PM on 02.27.2013



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 would eventually move away from making a little demake stuck within constraints of old hardware, with the result being Retro City Rampage.

With the release of Retro City Rampage tomorrow on WiiWare, Brian is including a special homage to his original concept by including a truly 8-bit version of the game called ROM City Rampage. This additional content will also be released as a free update for the Steam version tomorrow.

It's not a simple process demaking a game, and this video from Brian shows you how he managed to pull it off.





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Retro City Rampage Wii out Feb 28, includes prototype ROM photo


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12:00 PM on 07.10.2014
Retro City Rampage dev provides a full map for players, talks WiiWare failure

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 ...more



10:00 AM on 01.27.2014
Retro City Rampage is set to hijack the 3DS in February

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....more



12:00 PM on 08.21.2013
3DS eShop next for Retro City Rampage

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...more



8:00 AM on 07.09.2013
Mr. Destructoid is super popular in Retro City Rampage

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...more



4:30 PM on 06.25.2013
Retro City Rampage adds mod support and enhanced graphics

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...more



8:30 PM on 04.08.2013
Retro City Rampage dev's Microsoft horror story

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, ...more



7:00 AM on 03.02.2013
Retro City Rampage Wii version a '$20,000 gift to fans'

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 "...more



3:15 PM on 02.27.2013
Retro City Rampage sold way more on PSN than Steam, XBLA

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 ...more



2:45 PM on 02.21.2013
Retro City Rampage Wii out Feb 28, includes prototype ROM

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...more




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