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Kanye West's next album is titled Turbo Grafx 16

Kanye West has announced via Twitter that his next album is tentatively titled "Turbo Grafx 16" after one of his "favorite gaming systems" from his childhood. The full text of the tweets are as follows: "My next album is titled 'Turbo Grafx...   read

 
 
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What if Bonk were cool?

Out of all the frustrating decisions Konami's made in the past few years, its shelving of the Bonk series hurt me the most. For those who don't know, Bonk was the first "radical" console wars rival to Mario, pre-dating Sonic by about 2 year...   read

 
 
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Samus and Sagat: Special Effects TurboGrafx burger ***k spectacular

[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 a stereotypica...   read

 
 
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Episode 2 of Bravoman is about crazy ninja love

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 our leading man...   read

 
 
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Yakko Warner is Bravoman in new Namco cartoon

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, didn't you kno...   read

 
 
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18 different gaming consoles combined into one system

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 video output c...   read

 
 
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Magical Chase soundtrack is finally something you can own

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 Valkyria Chronicles...   read

 
 
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Bravoman cartoon

Osbcure Namco game Bravoman gets a cartoon

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 on the Wii Vir...   read

 
 
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New VGM supergroup Lords of Thunder to debut at MAGFest

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 from Those Who Fi...   read

 
 
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Live show: Bonk's Adventure on Mash Tactics

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 Drool, equipped...   read

 
 


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NA PlayStation Store getting TurboGrafx-16 games

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 relive the '90s. Al...   read

 
 
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TurboGrafx-16 games coming to PlayStation Store in Europe

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 ratings board U...   read

 
 
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TurboGrafx 16 and Neo Geo games for PSP on the way?

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 TurboGrafx 16). So, real...   read

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Neutopia

[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 remember seeing t...   read

 
 
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This Splatterhouse custom is the definition of badass

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 shamefully watch...   read

 
 
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MEAT! Bonk: Brink of Extinction to hit WiiWare/XBLA/PSN

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 really only as po...   read

 
 
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Rondo comes home: Dracula X Rondo of Blood to hit the Japanese Virtual Console

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-Graphx 16, and ...   read

 
 
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Boner alert! Hudson to release a new Alien Crush for WiiWare

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 of like my nerd...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: Harvest Moon, Lords of Thunder

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 Moon (Super NES, 1...   read

 
 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 34: TurboGrafx-16!

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 wide awake and ra...   read

 
 
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RetroforceGO! recording episode 34 tonight: TurboGrafx 16 and PC Engine

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 episode. Personally, ...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: Greatest game ever, Power Golf, comes home

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, 600 Wii Points)...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: prove you're tough edition

 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 that a lot of d...   read

 
 
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Hudson drops vintage TG-16 CD goodness on Wii's Virtual Console

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 I've never had ...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: What is this learning nonsense?

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 off from school....   read

 
 
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