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Takeshi's Challenge is getting a smartphone port in Japan

One of the most famously awful games ever made is Takeshi's Challenge on the Famicom. You can find many chronicles of people attempting to beat the game and getting horribly frustrated. The development cycle of the game, which was based on ...

 
 
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Speed past your friends in Sonic Mania's competition mode!

With how popular split-screen gaming used to be in the retro days, its crazy that Sonic never really had a competitive multiplayer mode outside of Sonic 2 and 3. I have a lot of memories of wanting a full on co-op experience like that, tink...

 
 
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AM2R developer gets hired at Moon Studios

The saga of Nintendo versus various fan games has been a hot topic for a lot of people. While Nintendo may hold all the legal rights to own and distribute their IPs, what is the harm in a free fan game floating around? If anything, it build...

 
 
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King of Fighters 2000 is spin-kicking its way to the Switch

Following in the line of classic Neo Geo games on Switch, The King of Fighters 2000 will be available on the eShop starting August 10. You can grab the game for $7.99 / €6.99 / £6.29, which isn't too bad. Just like the other game...

 
 
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Another World's spoopy soundtrack coming to vinyl

Jean-Francois Freitas' creepy and atmospheric score to Eric Chahi's minimalist adventure game Another World is getting a vinyl release from publisher Black Screen Records.The soundtrack to the 1991 classic (also known as Out of This World) ...

 
 
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Man finds rare Atari 2700 prototype at thrift store

Atari has been in the news a lot lately, whether it be their new console, presence in the Blade Runner sequel, or not at all incredibly stupid speaker hats. This time the story is less about Atari's new brand and more about the old one. Red...

 
 
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Night Trap was originally being produced by Hasbro

Were you aware that Night Trap was originally being produced by Hasbro games for a failed video format? How about that the footage for the game was filmed in 1987, five years before the game officially shipped? Would you be surprised if I t...

 
 
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The Nubians are coming to Civilization VI

It has been almost half a year since the last DLC pack for Civilization VI was released, but the wait is finally over. The Nubian kingdom of Kush will be coming to the game with Amanitore leading the cause. She's here to walk like an Egypti...

 
 
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Retro gaming event coming to Manchester next month

The UK's Manchester Museum of Science will be holding an exhibition of classic video gaming in August, celebrating 40 years of gaming with a show full of retro platforms and games for the public to enjoy.The Power UP! festival (previously k...

 
 
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Review: Turok 2: Seeds of Evil

Turok 1 and 2 played a pretty big part of my childhood. While the first game mostly started the trend of crazy first-person shooters coming to the N64, Turok 2 added multiplayer support with some ridiculous levels and weapons to up the ante...

 
 
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Electronic Super Joy 2 turns to Patreon for funding

I've spoken with enough indie developers to know that one successful game doesn't guarantee future success. People like Team Meat members Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes, as well as everyone's favorite bigot, Markus "Notch" Persson, are t...

 
 
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Retroid talks about the SNES Classic tonight

Hello everyone, Nintendo announced the SNES Classic on Monday, easily the biggest retro news of the year so far. Before the announcement though, our own Jonathan Holmes did some investigative journalism and broke the story early. Was his ar...

 
 
 
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SNES Classic loaded with Star Fox 2 launching this September

Well, it's really happening. If the NES Classic didn't appeal to you, then this one surely will draw you in. Nintendo confirmed on Twitter that a Super Nintendo Classic Edition (which means it'll be HDMI ready like its predecessor) is on th...

 
 
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Review: Machinarium (The Definitive Version)

Machinarium is a game I’ve someone managed to play through numerous times. I gave it a shot after it was free on PlayStation Plus and then grabbed it in a Humble Bundle before acquiring the PS4 copy last year. Somehow, it has become m...

 
 
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Sega Forever is poised to be the ultimate retro trip

Nintendo isn't the only company with an extensive back catalog of retro classics. Sega was also hot during the '90s and their portfolio of titles is nearly as ubiquitous with retro gamers as the Big N's. While Sega has never shied away from...

 
 
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These new Sonic videos don't feature much Sonic

[Header courtesy of Juanjosesa97 on DeviantArt] Nintendo may have stolen the show with Mario Odyssey, but that doesn't mean his rival isn't still looking impressive. Well, I mean, mostly impressive, since these new videos for Sonic Mania an...

 
 
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(Update) You can nab Rare Replay for free from Mixer

[Update: Apparently its not as easy as just linking your Xbox Live account with Mixer (why would it be?). As our community member elconrado has noted, you need to have either watched the Microsoft E3 conference from your Mixer account or tu...

 
 
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Axiom Verge certainly looks enticing on Switch

While it was not so surprising that Axiom Verge would be making the jump to the Switch, what is super neat is that developer Thomas Happ Games has partnered with BadLand Games to create a physical edition of the game for consoles. Dubbed th...

 
 
 
 
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Sonic Mania has a not so nostalgic price

Remember when games used to launch on the SNES and Genesis for $70? Cartridges were expensive, guys! I know I bought Shadows of the Empire in 1997 for about $75, so the whole argument of games being more expensive now a days is baloney. Tha...

 
 
 
 
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Yet another River City game is coming to the 3DS

It is crazy, to me, how River City Ransom was an overlooked title its in day, but has now spawned this huge collection of sequels that keep releasing year after year. While I was initially delighted to see a sequel with Underground and even...

 
 




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UK heads up, SNES classic back in stock on Nintendo UK store page, link in comments

 
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To all my retail brethren working on this blackest of Fridays, I pray it ends with as little carnage as

 
 

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