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Review: Monopoly for Nintendo Switch

At one point or another, everyone has played Monopoly. It may have been on one of the numerous console iterations or the various themed board games, but most people have been subjected to the terrors of Mr. Monopoly’s menacing grin. A...

 
 
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List of N64 manuals is not a confirmation of N64 Classic

A flurry of rumours were doing the rounds on Reddit and various news sites yesterday that Nintendo had accidentally leaked a list of manuals for some classic N64 titles, leading folk to believe that the company had jumped the gun on reveali...

 
 
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Deadly Premonition added to Xbox One's catalog

Starting today, the cult classic Deadly Premonition will be playable on Xbox One. Microsoft's Larry Hryb took to Twitter earlier and announced that Swery65's bizarre send-up to Twin Peaks is available through the console's Backward Compatib...

 
 
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Bubsy was originally planned to be a Cheetos game

For all three of you excited about the upcoming Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back, Did You Know Gaming has uploaded a video that is all about Bubsy. One of the more interesting facts contained is that Bubsy was originally envisioned as a Chest...

 
 
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Shovel Knight gets a spooky sale for Halloween

If you love video games and haven't bought Shovel Knight, then what are you doing with your life? Also, now might be a good time to jump in as Yacht Club Games has put the game on sale for every single platform (and there are a lot) to cele...

 
 
 
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Blaster Master Zero's next update adds a 'Boss Rush' mode

I'm surprised that I'm still writing about Blaster Master Zero. The game launched alongside the Switch, but is still receiving a bunch of free updates with new game modes and characters. The next update to come to the 2D revival will be a b...

 
 
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STRAFE is getting a massive update with extra content

Say what you will about the hugely divisive STRAFE, but I thought the game was a total blast. It certainly can be obtuse and definitely isn't an old-school shooter, but developer Pixel Titan's take on on first-person Spelunky was a challeng...

 
 
 
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Review: Windjammers

The Neo Geo was a seriously underrated piece of hardware. It may not have been popular in its heyday, but the machine has earned a well-deserved cult following over the years from its extremely tight and eclectic collection of games. Things...

 
 
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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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Plain Dere

Happy birthday to Wes and Wes was one of the first people to make me feel so welcome here and I love him for Larx is one of the best people I know and he is an awesome blog I hope to be like Larx when I grow Happy Birthday!

 
Riobux

Oh a special Nintendo announcement that will be a new interactive experience ?

 
dephoenix

Two birthdays today? Well then, happy birthday to Larx and happy birthday to Wes! I guess youll have to share this #WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday

 
Retrofraction

Happy birthday people! Sorry been putting long hours in at work

 
NakedBigBoss

Happy Birthday, Wes! Here are some tacos from one of my favorite restaurants in Brooklyn:

 
RiffRaff

And happy birthday to Larx too!! You is hella sexy!!!

 
Chris Moyse

Happy Birthday Miss Larx, youve always had my back and I love thee for it, have an awesome day x

 
Greenhornet214

Place your bets now! My money is on a port of Wii Fit

 
Vadicta

You know him, you deal with He was voted most likely to tell you the truth about the Jews while walking out of a rest stop glory hole at three in the Give it up for the birthday boy, Wes

 
Bass

Happy birthday Larx, if you can see this! I hope you have an amazing day, even if you havent finished Punchline too I suppose ;)

 
 

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