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Even Zelda: Ocarina of Time is better with Waluigi


Waluigi should star in every game
Aug 11
Thanks to a ROM hack by Russmarrs2, Waluigi is playable in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, just as we always wanted. Our collective hopes, dreams, and prayers have been answered. In the wrong hands, such an endeavor co... read
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When you hear the phrase "ROM hack," two thoughts may flitter across your mind. One, somebody took an old game from a legacy console and slightly altered the color palette or sprites to make it look like, for instance, all t... read feature

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New NES homebrew game Super Bat Puncher appears


Jun 01
This is a run-through of a demo for Super Bat Puncher, an entirely new homebrew game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. A platform game, you have to free the nature spirits guarding a dangerous planet and punch a lot of ... read
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Retro Game Challenge 2 fan translation moving forward


Feb 22
Earlier in the month, ROM Hacker Xvirus demonstrated the potential for a fan translation patch for the sequel to Retro Game Challenge, long ago doomed never to escape Japan. While the patch was technically possible with Xviru... read
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Retro Game Challenge 2 may get a fan translation


Feb 10
I adored Retro Game Challenge, the localization of Game Center CX for the Nintendo DS. Sadly, not enough people were willing to take a risk on such a quirky title and odds for its sequel to see release in Western market... read
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Grab these Chrono Trigger fan games while you can


Jan 18
I wrote this post up as fast as I could. In fact, I haven't even had the chance to try these games out yet. That's because by the time you read this, they may be gone. Square-Enix is notoriously ruthless about taking down fan... read
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Sonic 2 hack takes a dig at DIMPS


Aug 06
This just goes to show you how out of touch I am with Sonic the Hedgehog fans. I had no idea there was a contingent of people out there who seem to despise the way Dimps has been treating the speed freak. I suppose it w... read
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Final Fantasy gets fan translation ... into Latin


Apr 06
Fan translations are nothing new. Usually, its the result of Japanese games not getting released in English despite fan demand. Which of course begs the question -- who the Hell is demanding their games in Latin!? Whether peo... read
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Genesis emulator coming to iPhone, won't be taken down


Jan 21
Here's something you don't see every day. An emulator for the Sega Genesis is on its way to the iPhone App Store and, get this, it probably won't be taken down within 24 hours. Sega is getting set to release their own officia... read
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Make room on your shelf for Battle Kid, a new NES game


Dec 28
Confession time: I spent my holiday weekend playing Final Fantasy II. So I understand if, even in this age of bump mapping, lens flares, and bloom lighting, you feel the need to play games lacking in polygons (or level desig... read
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Play Mega Man on the Atari 2600, if you wanna


Jul 08
Two years ago, for the 2007 I Am 8-bit gallery, artist David Galloway (re)created Capcom's original Mega Man on the Atari 2600. If I were picky, I would insist that Galloway's de-make be played on an Atari 8-bit Family machin... read
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A few weeks ago, a member of the ROMhacking community named Ryusui created an English translation for Capcom's classic Breath of Fire II. Nuka Cola -- a Destructoid community member and one of Ryusui's beta testers -- wrote a... read feature

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On your NES: Mystery Science Theater 30XX and other hacked ROMs


Jan 23
In the not-too-distant future, a boy ... no, a man ... NO, a ROBOT must face evils the likes of can be seen only in the worst movies of all time. Not every hacked ROM can be a work of art like Cory Arcangel's Clouds, but ... read
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The state of DS homebrew: Jesus inside


Aug 10
The mother of all mobile gaming sites Modojo is ran a seven page feature on the state of DS homebrew games, with special emphasis on some of the most polished games created for the system and an interview with the sleepless t... read






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