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Fan project Pokemon Prism is dead, long live Pokemon Prism

This year hasn't been kind to Nintendo fan games. Project AM2R was killed, as was Uranium, which were both high profile re-imaginings of the Metroid and Pokemon universe respectively. Due to the latter's popularity there's a lot of pro...   read

 
 
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ZeniMax Media is targeting a Doom fan game

The lasting legacy of Doom shouldn't only be attributed to the quality of the main game. Creator id Software had such a lax approach to fan creations that it eventually bought a few for a full retail release (Final Doom) as well as licensed...   read

 
 
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Nuclear Throne mutates into 3D

Vlambeer's roguelike Nuclear Throne has been going strong since it came out of early access on Steam last year, and it's proven popular on PlayStation 4 as well. Fangamer recently teamed up with Vlambeer to produce some nifty-looking m...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Uranium and AM2R dropped from Best Fan Game category at The Game Awards

The competition for Best Fan Creation at The Game Awards 2016 has suddenly been halved. Without any explanation, the nominee pool has been whittled down from four to two titles. But, it's not too tough to infer what probably happened. Pokem...   read

 
 
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Xen will be added to Black Mesa in summer 2017

Fan project Half-Life remake Black Mesa is mostly done at this point, but still on Steam Early Access. That's because it's missing the game's final chapter, the one that never went over well in the first place: Xen. In an update o...   read

 
 
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Undertale 'little buddies' toy commercial has a lot of heart

Indie sensation Undertale is getting some new figures courtesy of Fangamer, and to promote the launch, it has released a trailer. It reminds me of an '80s commercial with little boys playing a little too roughly with their toys. You ca...   read

 
 
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Fan-made Sonic Utopia might be the best 3D Sonic game ever

For all the efforts Sonic Team has made, it's never quite nailed the 3D Sonic formula. Fans have fond memories of Sonic Adventure, but anything even resembling the Dreamcast classics hasn't been made since 2003 (Sonic Heroes). Maybe Generat...   read

 
 
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The creators of Pokemon Uranium are moving on

Last we heard from the developers of Pokémon Uranium, the fan game was "more alive than ever before" despite official download links being voluntarily taken down after it was made "clear" to the team that Nintendo wasn't cool with th...   read

 
 
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Loverwatch is a (sex-free) Overwatch dating sim

While the internet is already home to more Overwatch porn than you can reasonably touch yourself to, some people might be looking for a more lasting affair. Enter Loverwatch, a free, fan dating sim made by a crew of professional developers ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo takes down No Mario's Sky, developer re-uploads it as DMCA's Sky

At this point, it should just be expected that fan-made games using Nintendo's IP will inevitably be hit with a DMCA takedown claim. In the past month alone, the company has taken down Another Metroid 2 Remake, Pokémon Uranium Versio...   read

 
 
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(Update) Nintendo issues takedown notices for over 500 fan games

[Update: Game Jolt has an ad revenue sharing scheme for developers, meaning that games distributed via this service are essentially monetised. This may help explain Nintendo's rationale for the takedowns] Not to be contented with ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Uranium 'more alive than ever' despite Nintendo's takedown

A story in two headlines: Fan-made Pokemon: Uranium finally releases after nine years, August 11. Nintendo drops the hammer on Pokemon Uranium, August 13. Yes, Nintendo put the kibosh on the years-in-the-making, not-for-profit fan project q...   read

 
 
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Nintendo drops the hammer on Pokemon Uranium

Just days after Nintendo took down a fan remake of Metroid II and an archive of Nintendo Power, the developers behind the fan-made Pokémon Uranium announced that Nintendo lawyers have requested that it be taken down. The not-for-prof...   read

 
 
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Fan-made Pokemon: Uranium finally releases after nine years

While the world waits for Sun and Moon, there's some new Pokémon content to sate your appetite. Note that it's not for your 3DS, and it's not even sanctioned by Nintendo. But, it's new Pokémon, damnit! After ni...   read

 
 
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EA, Lucasfilm shut down Star Wars fan game

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, Disney's Lucasfilm division and Electronic Arts have put the kibosh on Galaxy in Turmoil, a Star Wars fan game from Frontwire Studios. According to Frontwire president Tony Romanelli, h...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront 3 fan game supposedly coming to Steam

Even after the release of EA DICE's Star Wars Battlefront last year, a hardcore following of classic Battlefront fans still long for Battlefront 3, the game LusasArts cancelled mid-development in 2008. A group of those fans at Fro...   read

 
 
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'Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest' fan game has 26 levels

Sprites Inc recently had a Mega Man level creation contest, and the fruits of their labor are now available for everyone to play by way of a fan game. Dubbed Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest [The Game], there's 26 levels in tow ...   read

 
 
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This fan-made Diablo II project is housed entirely in StarCraft II

A fellow by the name of egodbout2 has taken it upon themselves to recreate Diablo II in the form of a project called "The Curse of Tristram." But it's not just any old fangame, it's actually a mod for StarCraft II. Impressive! Wha...   read

 
 
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This recreation of The Walking Dead in Fallout 4 is amazing

It's Monday, and you’re still raging about last week's The Walking Dead finale. I feel for you, friend. Maybe a trip back to the good ole days - the days before Rick's beard insanity, and Neegan and his merry band of psychopaths - may...   read

 
 
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Nintendo pulls plug on fan-made Zelda browser game

Remember that voxel Zelda browser game we told you about? The fan-made tribute crafted without Nintendo's permission? The one all the game websites were talking about? Surely you know where I'm going with this, right? It took just a couple ...   read

 
 
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Metal Gear Solid fan remake gets canceled

Shadow Moses was supposed to be a remake of the original Metal Gear Solid in Unreal Engine 4, but now the developers have taken to Facebook to announce that the project is canceled: "We have an important announcement to make today...   read

 
 
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This Super Metroid hack is a pseudo-remake of Metroid Fusion

We don't know much about what's in store for the future of Metroid. Sure, Federation Force is coming (and I begrudgingly shaved a Metroid into the back of my head when it was announced), but I'm hungry for another side-scroller or firs...   read

 
 
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What are the chances that this unofficial Metal Gear Solid remake won't get shut down?

I hate to be a downer, because I'm all for seeing Metal Gear Solid rendered all pretty-like in Unreal Engine 4. But when you make an unofficial remake of something that doesn't belong to you, and the owner is Konami of all companies, a ceas...   read

 
 
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A sequel to Half-Life: Opposing Force is coming to Steam next month

Before Half-Life 2, the Black Mesa universe gave birth to three Half-Life spin-offs: Opposing Force, Blue Shift, and Decay (and where Gearbox Software got its start). The average person might not know this because they were never treat...   read

 
 
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This fab looking Attack on Titan fangame has released its first playable alpha

If the wait for Koei Tecmo’s Attack on Titan game is too long for you, and you’ve already played Fenglee’s awesome fangame to death as I have, developer Guedin’s got you covered. Guedin has released the first playab...   read

 
 


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