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Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage DX gets a boxed edition for PS Vita


Time to rise from your grave, Player
Apr 05
When Retro City Rampage was earlier in development, its creator Brian Provinciano printed up some promotional materials that looked like Sega Master System and Nintendo Entertainment System boxes. That wasn't just a cute mark... read
New 3DS

Retro City Rampage's New 3DS update is out in Europe


Coming soon in North America
Feb 12
If you own Retro City Rampage DX on the 3DS, you should have an update ready for you now in Europe, and "soon" in North America. The delay for the latter is due to a Nintendo certification process that isn't qu... read
Only 2,000 copies in existence!
The fine folks at Vblank Entertainment (Brian Provinciano to be exact) want to give one lucky Destructoid community member a limited edition copy of Retro City Rampage DX for the PS4. What makes this so special is that o... read feature

Retro City

Retro City Rampage DX will get a 'New 3DS' update


Whenever it comes along
Sep 08
Retro City Rampage is a pretty polarizing game around these parts, but I found myself really digging it, especially the well-crafted 3DS port. For everyone who still plays it off and on, you might be happy to know that creato... read
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Retro City Rampage 3DS revenues already surpassed 360, new patch live


Sounds like the extra work was worth it
Apr 06
When Retro City Rampage was released last year, developer Brian Provinciano was inundated with requests to put the game on the 3DS. It didn't look likely at first. Brian was already tackling the job of building the game on P... read
Stuff is happening!
First, the sad news-- Sunday's episode with Chris Seavor was the final Sup, Holmes? on Dtoid's Twitch/YouTube channel. The glad news? We launched a Kickstarter for the show yesterday, and due to overwhelming support, we were... read feature

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Retro City Rampage 'doing great' on 3DS


Coming soon: Garages!
Feb 23
Retro City Rampage: DX (the 3DS port) has been called the definitive version of the game, and according to developer Brian Provinciano, it's "doing great". Considering that the game had already been out for a while, it wasn'... read
Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage DX is the best version of the game


Retro GTA action comes to the 3DS
Feb 10
Retro City Rampage has hit the 3DS in the form of a DX version, which brings a few upgrades with it. Now, you may have already played Rampage on multiple platforms -- so what's better about this version?  First off,... read
Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage DX brings big changes to the 3DS


Big changes for the little game that could
Feb 05
Despite that it was coded by just one guy, Retro City Rampage was made available for just about every platform imaginable (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS Vita, PC), except for the 3DS. That's about to change tomorrow when the comedy... read
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Retro City Rampage 3DS priced and dated, PC port updated


Ultra-violent next gen madness crushed pixels on 3DS HARD
Dec 21
Retro City Rampage is coming to the 3DS in Q1 2014 for the low, low price of $9.99 in North America, the UK, Australia, and New Zeland. That's a heck of a bargain for a game with this much content. A friend of mine once desc... read
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Checking out Retro City Rampage on the 3DS


Rejected fun from PAX 2013
Sep 12
Retro City Rampage is coming to the 3DS, and everyone's favorite nine foot tall beardless viking Jim Sterling wasn't sure he'd be down with that. The game combines GTA-style open world criminal behavior with low-res, sprite-... read
Retro City Rampage

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... read

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... read

Retro City Rampage sales, threshold hopes, XBLA regrets


Brian Provinciano breaks it down
Mar 30
Retro City Rampage was in development for over six years, costing thousands of dollars and sleepless nights to develop. Brian Provinciano, the creator of the game, is finally getting a return on his investment. You may see so... read
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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 "... read
Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Bit.Trip, Retro City, Etrian Odyssey


Best week ever?
Feb 28
This week's Nintendo Download has something for just about everyone. Bit.Trip Presents Runner2 is fantastic and it's available now via the Wii U eShop. Also on the console side of things, Retro City Rampage has arrived o... read
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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 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
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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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

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

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
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

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

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
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

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

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
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

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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