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Did you know Sonic Mania has unlockable goodies?

As fans have finally gotten a hold of the wildly anticipated Sonic Mania, they are discovering the game has a couple of secrets up its sleeves for those willing to take on the bonus stages. In particular, a mode based on a long-running joke...

 
 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show Episode 7.0

After a hellish weekend, I needed something relaxing to play on tonight's episode of The GTFOMLG Show. Thankfully, you wonderful peeps voted in Mario Golf: Advance Tour last week, and I really can't think of anything more chill than th...

 
 
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Review: Sonic Mania

What can you say about Sonic that hasn't already been said? He's had his ups and downs, and while he started very high up, he's sunk really far down over the past decade or so and even kissed a human girl. Oh, and he's shown up to race...

 
 
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Review: Retro-Bit RES Plus HDMI NES console

Right off the bat, I typically don’t like clone consoles. I’m a total retro snob for the most part; not a collector but extremely picky about the accuracy of my old games. A couple of years ago I had to sell the majority of my c...

 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show Episode 6.0

[The GTFOMLG Show airs Monday through Thursday at 7p.m. Pacific on Dtoid.TV. Watch Rick 'King Foom' Olson play a variety of retro games, chosen by the viewers. With a heavy focus on community interaction, you can be as much a...

 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show Episode 5.0

Another day, another stroll down memory lane on The GTFOMLG Show. Tonight I'm going to run through one of my favorite classics, ActRaiser for the SNES. I play through this game at least once a year due to its beautiful mix of god-game mecha...

 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show Episode 4.0

After playing some complete ball-busters on The GTFOMLG Show, we're taking a much-needed break from the hardcore. Tonight at 7pm PST, we'll be jumping into the world of Sega CD FMV titles with Time Gal and Road Avenger. Remember thinking th...

 
 
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The best Contra game was released 23 years ago today

Sega Genesis owners were blessed; we got the most badass, coolest cyberpunk Contra game at the time when all of those Nintendo wussies were playing Contra III: The Alien Wars. Contra: Hard Corps was a tough-as-nails heavy metal album cover ...

 
 
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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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Atari announces Tempest 4000, Jeff Minter involved

The very first thing I posted on Destructoid as a staff writer was a love letter to Jeff Minter, the creator of Tempest 2000 for the Atari Jaguar, the “visualizer” you see on many consoles and PCs when you put a music CD in, and...

 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show - Episode 3.0

The GTFOMLG Show has only been going on for a week, but it's already been a blast and is picking up momentum with each show. So far, we've played Panic Restaurant, Castlevania Bloodlines, and Batman: The Video Game, talked about all things ...

 
 
 
 
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Expedition is a tabletop RPG on an NES cartridge

A few months ago, my friends and wife and I got together for a game of old school Advanced Dungeons and Dragons. I’ve played every edition to come out since, but there has always been something appealing about the more chaotic, unorga...

 
 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show - Episode 2.0

To say that last night's episode of the GTFOMLG show was an interesting start would be an understatement. We found out that Panic Restaurant wasn't as amazingly fun and polished as my rose-tinted goggles had me believing, and we also discov...

 
 
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Dank Tomb and the PICO-8 Fantasy Console

A few months ago, a surprise landed in my mail called the PocketCHIP. It was a surprise because I had forgotten I had pre-ordered it, and it ended up getting lost in translation for the better part of four months. A handheld micro-computer ...

 
 
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Do you have a collectors/rare gaming item support system?

Every so often people ask me how I'm able to spot deals or get items that sell out instantly. Given that publishers typically aren't sending collector's editions or rare items out for review I have to sort of make it on my own, but over the...

 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show - Episode 1.0

You may be asking yourself, what the hell is a GTFOMLG? Well, in short, it's the first of many themed shows to be hitting the Dtoid.TV channel. It stands for "Get The Fuck Off My Lawn Gaming," a showcase of all things retro filled with old ...

 
 
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You are cordially invited to King Knight's debut at PAX West

[Header courtesy of Saraharcana on DeviantArt] Shovel Knight is the game that keeps on giving. Already packed to the brim with three individual campaigns to play, Yacht Club Games is following through on its Kickstarter promise of a fourth ...

 
 
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[Update] Sega Genesis Flashback is not being well received

[Disclaimer: I have to apologise. This piece was originally written to be a little too inflammatory, and was not well thought out. I have no direct experience with this device but wanted to comment on clone consoles in general, having exper...

 
 
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Eskimo Bob is a new NES game out on Steam

It's been a lot of fun playing new games for impressions and reviews, but I am an old man now. I have at least ten gray hairs, maybe more. And I'm really stuck in the past. So when I discovered Eskimo Bob: Starring Alfonzo today on Steam, b...

 
 
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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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The Retro AVS Wireless NES Gamepad is out and worth a look

While sitting around killing time with Kingsway (best thing ever go buy it) and staving off what I can only assume to be a deadly parasite after drinking so much delicious ocean water while on vacation, the doorbell rang. I answered in my t...

 
 




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The lighting at EGX is *awful*, an all-or-nothing clash of straight-up pitch black, and eye-searing full-beam Its making photos real tough, but hopefully Ill have some alright shots to stick up after

 
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DB Fighter Z looks Though, I hope they keep some of the characters a Like, I long for the days of getting a game and freaking out about a secret character that I didnt know was in

 
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So will we see Labrys (P4:Arena), Sho(P4: Arena Ultimax) and the female main character of P3P ever again or are they locked in the basement together with the cast of P1 and P2?

 
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#OSTatWork I have only played Suikoden I hear the second game is the best, but if anything Suikoden 1 has a better

 
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Am I the only thinking Super Mario Odyssey just looks a little dead compared to Galaxy and even Sunshine? Like every time theyve shown it off the levels just looked like big obstacle courses with a bunch of Bills and platforms and nothing Why?

 
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Finally picked up Samus returns, Loving it so far, I love how the melee counter isnt some frame perfect shit you have to However this game is reminding me how phenomenal bad I am at metroid

 
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