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'Ah-merr-ica you're gettin' burger hungry'
[Samus and the burger by Evazhou] If you live in the Northeastern United States, you are well aware of the historical snowfall we endured this winter. Everyday existence in Boston this past February was like living inside of... read feature

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Bravoman

Episode 2 of Bravoman is about crazy ninja love


Mentally unstable love interest? Check!
May 28
The adventures of Bravoman, Super-Unequaled Hero of Excellence, continues with the second episode of his new web cartoon. As before, voice actor legend Rob Paulsen is the number one reason to tune in, lending his talents to ... read
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Bravoman

Yakko Warner is Bravoman in new Namco cartoon


First episode is go
May 22
The cartoon adaptation of ShiftyLook's Bravoman: Super-Unequaled Hero of Excellence went live on May 20, exactly 25 years to the day since the launch of the obscure TurboGrafx-16 game Bravoman upon which it was based. Geeze,... read
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Console chimera

18 different gaming consoles combined into one system


The ultimate mod
Apr 16
Modder Bacteria spent over three years and over $1,000 to merge 18 different consoles into one giant box. It contains circuitry from 15 different systems, works with one master controller, a single power supply, and a single... read
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Classic game music

Magical Chase soundtrack is finally something you can own


Early music by Hitoshi Sakimoto and Masaharu Iwata
Mar 20
Are you a fan of Hitoshi Sakimoto and Masaharu Iwata's collaborations on Ogre Battle, Final Fantasy Tactics, Opoona, and more? Perhaps you dig Sakimoto's more recent works that include Final Fantasy XII and the Valk... read
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Bravoman cartoon

Osbcure Namco game Bravoman gets a cartoon


And it stars Rob Paulsen of Animaniacs and TMNT fame!
Mar 08
I know you're looking at that headline and saying to yourself, "What the hell is Bravoman?" It's a fairly unknown Namco arcade game from the 80s that was later ported to the TurboGrafx-16 -- and incidentally is also available... read
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Lords of Thunder

New VGM supergroup Lords of Thunder to debut at MAGFest


Inspired the face-melting shmup on TurboGrafx-CD
Dec 21
You won't just find old faves performing at MAGFest. Sometimes, new bands will take to the stage! Lords of Thunder is a supergroup that consists of Mike Villalobos and John Pike from Descendants of Erdrick, Mateo Marshall fr... read
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Live show: Bonk's Adventure on Mash Tactics


Feb 02
Thursdays on Mash Tactics are now 'Throwback Thursdays'. Each week, King Foom will choose one retro game to play through, starting with Bonk's Adventure for the TurboGrafx-16. This journey will pit Foom against the evil King ... read
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NA PlayStation Store getting TurboGrafx-16 games


Jan 05
Starting this month, Hudson will gleefully begin pumping out TurboGrafx-16 games for the North American PlayStation Store. They'll be offered as individual downloads for PlayStation 3 and PSP should you feel the need to reliv... read
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TurboGrafx-16 games coming to PlayStation Store in Europe


Nov 19
There has been some talk in the past about getting TurboGrafx-16 titles on to the PlayStation Store in the west. Japan has had access to them for years now. It seems that they will finally materialize, as the German software ... read
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TurboGrafx 16 and Neo Geo games for PSP on the way?


Jun 29
Those who update their PlayStation Portable to the newest firmware are in for a surprise. Wait, wait -- I might be overselling this. The update adds two new game folders to the handheld: "NEOGEO" and "PCEngine" (aka TurboGraf... read
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[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] Take a look at this. Now, take a look at this. Does anyone re... read feature

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This Splatterhouse custom is the definition of badass


Nov 02
Reliving painful gaming memories we've repressed is the norm for this gig. Upon seeing Splatterhouse's Rick in glorious custom toy form over at Tomopop, I was reminded how I never did beat Splatterhouse 2, and was forced to s... read
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MEAT! Bonk: Brink of Extinction to hit WiiWare/XBLA/PSN


Sep 02
Hudson is really mining the hell out of its TurboGrafx-16 library these days, and I for one couldn't be happier about it. Before the SNES was released, the TG-16 was my 16-bit system of choice, despite the fact that it was re... read
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Rondo comes home: Dracula X Rondo of Blood to hit the Japanese Virtual Console


Mar 28
When the Wii's Virtual Console was first announced, the collective "meh" uttered by fans of illegal video game emulation was so massive, it could be heard around the world. Pirates had been playing NES, SNES, Turbo-... read
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Boner alert! Hudson to release a new Alien Crush for WiiWare


Mar 28
I think I need to sit down. You see, I am absolutely obsessed with the pinball “Crush” games on the TurboGrafx-16. In fact, I play them each and every night before I go to bed. They are kind ... read
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This week's VC releases: Harvest Moon, Lords of Thunder


Feb 11
Nintendo continues its streak of delivering the "one less than we've come to expected" two Virtual Console titles this week. But with goodies like these, I'm finding it hard to be mad at them. Natsume's Harvest Moo... read
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RetroforceGO! Episode 34: TurboGrafx-16!


Jan 28
Well everybody, another Monday is upon and with that, another RetroforceGO! Can you feel the excitement? Me too. Or maybe I'm just over-caffeinated from the gigantic glass of Diet Pepsi that I just pounded. Either way, I'm wi... read
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RetroforceGO! recording episode 34 tonight: TurboGrafx 16 and PC Engine


Jan 27
Tonight we take a look at the TurboGrafx 16 and all the shooters games that made it great. From shoot-em-ups to cute-em-ups, Bonk to Zonk, to its weird controller and everything in between, we think it deserves its own episod... read
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This week's VC releases: Greatest game ever, Power Golf, comes home


Nov 05
Best Virtual Console week ever? You bet! Nintendo has announced that the "greatest game ever" will be coming to the Wii Shop Channel today. That's right, we're talking about Virtual Golf (TurboGrafx16, 1-3 players, ... read
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This week's VC releases: prove you're tough edition


Oct 15
 A new challenger, Gate of Thunder, has entered the Virtual Console's already formidable shmup cage match.  One of the pack-in release games for the TurboDuo, Gate of Thunder is an excellent, albeit unoriginal game ... read
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Hudson drops vintage TG-16 CD goodness on Wii's Virtual Console


Sep 29
Sometimes I feel alone in my dislike for most of the Wii's Virtual Console releases. Most titles are ones that I already have multiple versions of, and I feel that many of the titles are a tad bit overpriced. The only titles ... read
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This week's VC releases: What is this learning nonsense?


Sep 03
In honor of "back to school season," Nintendo has released Donkey Kong Jr. Math (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points) on the Wii Shop Channel today. The irony of this is that today is Labor Day, and kids have the day o... read
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This week's VC releases: Super Metroid, Shinobi III, Neutopia


Aug 20
As reported, this Monday sees the release of Super Metroid (Super NES, 1 player, 800 Wii Points) for Nintendo's virtual console. Easily one of the greats among a solid Super NES library, the game is worth at least double the ... read
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This week's VC releases: Dolphin Park is in the house


Aug 06
Nintendo must have heard my cries last week, when I whined about receiving the "Wii-kly Update" e-mails late, or not even getting them at all. I woke up this morning to an e-mail that was sent at 8:01 a.m., which wa... read
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This week's VC releases: Paper Mario and some games that aren't Paper Mario


Jul 16
Now you can stop whining -- after an excruciatingly long wait, the North American Virtual Console is finally getting Paper Mario (Nintendo 64, 1 player, 1,000 Wii Points). It will be joined by two games that it completely ove... read
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This week's VC releases: Mach Rider, Yoshi, and Air Zonk


Jul 09
Nintendo brings fans another rousing round of classics with this week's Virtual Console releases. Mach Rider (NES, 1 player, 500 Wii Points), Yoshi (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points), and Air "Zonk" (TurboGrafx-... read
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This week's VC releases: show Wart some respect, damn it


Jul 02
Let's get this out of the way first -- Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES, 1 player, 500 Wii Points), Ecco: The Tides of Time (Sega Genesis, 1 player, 800 Wii Points), and DRAGON SPIRIT (TurboGrafx-16, 1 player, 600 Wii Points) are... read
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This week's VC releases: fast-driving, high-flying, hard-hitting


Jun 25
Maybe I'm dating myself here, but does anyone remember what it was like in 1992 when the arcade break-out hit, Street Fighter II, was about to hit the Super Nintendo? The hype could have made your ears bleed, and the thou... read
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This week's VC releases: how many wolves must die?


Jun 18
With Father's Day behind us, Nintendo has gone forth and released some manly-man classics the Virtual Console today: NES Open Tournament Golf (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points), World Sports Competition (TurboGrafx-16, 1-5 pl... read






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