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Kid Niki Radical Ninja is back in action on PS4 & Switch

Another Arcade Classic is now available for rose-tinted inspection on PS4 and Nintendo Switch, courtesy of retro-enthusiasts Hamster and their burgeoning ACA range.Kid Niki Radical Ninja is a 1986 acton-platformer from IREM, creators of oth...

 
 
 
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Hamster celebrates one million ACA Neo Geo sales on Switch

Japanese retro-enthusiasts Hamster, renown for their ACA Classics range of arcade re-releases, have put out a tweet celebrating one million sales on the Nintendo Switch platform.The company spent 2017 pumping out waves of classic Neo Geo ti...

 
 
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February's Games with Gold features some free Wang

After the relatively disappointing selection with last month's "Games with Gold" offerings, Microsoft has at least provided good games for February 2018. They are all fairly old and probably things you've already played, but they are all go...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sega unveil mysterious 'Senki' countdown website

Sega have opened a countdown site teasing an upcoming announcement. The site features a huge ornate clock, ticking away, in a cloud-based atmosphere. The countdown is scheduled to end on January 19 at 15:00 JST.There are some clues here: th...

 
 
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Sega launching new House of the Dead in Japan

In 2009, Sega released one of the best third-party games on the Nintendo Wii when House of the Dead: Overkill made its way to stores that February. It was one of two zombie killing games to hit the console that day, and while I do enjo...

 
 
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Art of Fighting 2 available now on Nintendo Switch

Hamster continue their noble quest to pump out classic Neo Geo titles on modern platforms. This week sees tough-as-nails Neo Geo sequel Art of Fighting 2 re-released on Nintendo Switch.AoF2, originally released by SNK in 1994, was the fairl...

 
 
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SNK's King of Fighters '98 out now on PS4 and Xbox One

In what has been a fun week for SNK fans, given new news concerning the KoF anime and an all-new title starring the company's badass ladies, HAMSTER have also gone and released Neo Geo classic The King of Fighters '98 on PS4 and Xbox One.Ko...

 
 
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Former arcade exclusive Border Break takes aim for PS4

For nearly a decade, Border Break has been a staple of Japanese arcades. A large-scale 10 vs. 10 team battle game, players are able to create and customise their own units by picking specific classes of mecha they will use as well as unlock...

 
 
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Space Invaders Extreme and Groove Coaster are bound for Steam

Taito and Degica have been teasing something Steam-releated for Space Invaders' 40th anniversary. I kept my expectations in check, hoping for ports of the more recent games. That's happening! Space Invaders Extreme is up first with a Febru...

 
 
 
 
 
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1982 arcade game Front Line now available on PlayStation 4

Retro-enthusiasts HAMSTER have added another title to the Arcade Archives range. The ever-expanding catalogue is designed to release arcade classics of yesterday onto today's consoles, with HAMSTER recently stating that they hope to put out...

 
 
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SNK's King of the Monsters returns to wreak havoc on Switch

One of SNK's best-remembered franchises is King of the Monsters. The brawler/wrestling titles were regularly spotted in MVS cabinets in the early '90s arcade scene, and the original title in the series is available to revisit right now on N...

 
 
 
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King of Fighters '96 arrives today on Nintendo Switch

The third title in SNK's legendary King of Fighters series, KoF '96, is available for download today on Nintendo Switch, as part of Hamster's ACA Neo Geo range.Although it suffers from some real balance issues, the 1996 iteration of the pop...

 
 
 
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Vs. Super Mario Bros. is ready to crush your soul on Switch

As I reported last week, Vs. Super Mario Bros. came out today on the Switch eShop. We weren't sure if the title would be coming to the US, but Nintendo surprised us all and released it for everyone to enjoy! I use that word liberally, becau...

 
 
 




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