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Review: Sonic Mania Plus

[image credit: Tyler McGrath] Sonic is back. Okay well he had a trademark misstep with Forces, but the charm of Sonic Mania and its subsequent cartoon are undeniable: enough to muster an appreciation that will cleanse the world of the ...

 
 
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Sega pop-up book to feature 3D models of classic arcades

Pop-up books were all the rage back when I was a kid. They were a lot of fun, until they got replaced by... I dunno... Screamer videos? Regardless, it was a lot of fun turning the page slowly and watching all of the cleverly-constructed pap...

 
 
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Super Mario 64 in 60FPS looks just great

No matter how much you love something, there is probably someone out there who loves it more. That's most assuredly the case with Kaze Emanuar and Super Mario 64. For years Kaze has been fine-tuning Mario 64 to look and feel as smooth ...

 
 
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Steel clashes once more as Samurai Shodown V returns

This week sees Hamster continue in their efforts to bring all the classic SNK titles to modern platforms, with one-on-one fighter Samurai Shodown V returning on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.Originally releasing in 2003, Samurai Shodown...

 
 
 
 
 
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SNK's 40th Anniversary Collection hits Switch in November

We knew the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection was coming, but now thanks to an announcement from publisher NIS, we have a clear date -- November 13 in the US and November 16 in Europe. It'll still have rewinding, a modern save syste...

 
 
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Taito's legendary Darius games are coming to Nintendo Switch

Taito's intergalactic space shooter Darius, first launched in 1986, set a benchmark for the shmup genre with its amazing, fast-paced action. Next year, fans will have a chance to relieve the arcade classic and its many sequels with a new co...

 
 
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Ball-busting '80s classic Renegade returns on Nintendo Switch

We're taking a real trip down memory lane this week, courtesy of Hamster and the Arcade Archives range, as Taito's 1986 brawler, Renegade, is now available to download on Nintendo Switch.One of my favourite games as a kid, Renegade launched...

 
 
 
 
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Blazing Chrome is looking Hard Corps as hell

I'm all set for Blazing Chrome, the tight new run-and-gun from JoyMasher. I don't need to see any more footage to know it's my kinda game. But do I want to see more? Absolutely. Today's video offers a glimpse of the second level which invol...

 
 
 
 
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Ninja Gaiden lookin' The Messenger is still fire

Usually when you hear about a cool looking indie joint it's at least five years away. AT LEAST! And maybe it just hit its Kickstarter goal. Not so for The Messenger, which was announced in January of this year and is still set for a 2018 wi...

 
 
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Another World for Nintendo Switch delayed until July 9

One of the single most re-released games of all time, probably second only to - I don't know, Dragon's Lair - is Delphine's Amiga classic Another World. Originally scheduled to launch on Nintendo Switch today, developer DotEmu have announce...

 
 
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This ThunderCats Roar fan game mock-up might sway some haters

It can be pretty uncomfortable when you realize that your tastes don't align with the direction that your favorite fantasy franchises are headed in. As for me, I'm used to that feeling by now. At age 41, I've been through at least three ent...

 
 
 
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Neo Geo Mini reveals price and Japanese release date

SNK have finally revealed a Japanese release date and retail price for their cutesy arcade unit, the Neo Geo Mini, which will be arriving on store shelves in surprisingly short order.Speaking in a press statement on their official website, ...

 
 
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King of Fighters 2000 back to rumble on PS4 and Xbox One

This week's classic releases from the retro-friendly Hamster Games includes another cool title from SNK's long-running KoF series. Mark the hopes of a new millenium with The King of Fighters 2000, on PS4 and Xbox One.Originally launched in ...

 
 
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The cutesy Freedom Planet gets new Nintendo Switch trailer

Galaxy Trail's arcade adventure Freedom Planet is headed to Nintendo Switch this Fall, and publisher XSEED has dropped a new trailer to whet fans appetites in anticipation of the release.Launching on PC and Wii U in 2014, the coming to PS4 ...

 
 




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I finally did up another full band cover! By far, this was the most fun one Ive I riffed off of memory for the percussion, so that might sound a bit Otherwise, Im very proud of it!

 
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Yeap, sounds about A few days after I finish Hollow Knight, the next expansion gets its release Im ready for more

 
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Mankind has so many When will we cure cancer? When will we colonise space? When will we cheat the very concept the death? But for me, there is only one When is Despacito 2?

 
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Ok so Im watching Doctor Who Season 10 finally, enjoying it so far, but I feel like Im missing Was there a special episode between Season 9s Christmas special and Episode 1 of Season 10? Ill leave why Im asking in the

 
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