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The Outcast remake is happening and it looks good

Efforts to revive the cherished sci-fi action-adventure game Outcast have taken longer than its creators and fans would have liked. There was a Kickstarter for an HD reboot, but funding just didn't come through. Now, years later, the projec...   read

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Halo 2 HD comparisons

Halo 2: Anniversary comparison hits right in the nostalgia

As part of the Master Chief Collection that was announced this morning, Halo 2: Anniversary is getting a fully remastered face lift just as Halo: Combat Evolved did three years ago with Halo: Anniversary. So, the game looks really pret...   read

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Final Fantasy

These Final Fantasy X HD screens still amaze

So close, but still far away, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is doing a fine job of showing why the PlayStation 3 will still have a place in your entertainment center. How fine of a job? About 50-plus screenshots worth of fine. So fine, so...   read


Castle of Illusion out first week of September

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse will be out on September 3 for the PlayStation Network, and September 4 for Xbox Live Arcade and PC. It'll run you $14.99 across all platforms. Starting on August 20 and until September 2, those of y...   read

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DuckTales Remastered

DuckTales Remastered on Wii U to also get a retail box?

DuckTales Remastered flaps onto the PlayStation Network, eShop, and Steam next Tuesday, August 13, but PS3 players will also have the option to wait an extra week and purchase a special boxed edition. It contains a download code rather than...   read

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DuckTales Remastered
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Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered

The next DuckTales Remastered stage to be unveiled is the Moon! ... ... is what I'd like to say, but it's actually the Himalayas. In addition to the new trailer above, there are some screens and enemy art below. Don't get in the way of the...   read

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DuckTales Remastered

The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered

DuckTales was always one of those games that I never thought in a million years would get a re-release, much less a remake with hand-drawn art and fully voiced dialog performed by the original cartoon's voice actors. Somehow, both Capcom an...   read

Castle of Illusion photo
Castle of Illusion

It's not a trick, Michael... it's a Castle of Illusion!

Let's call Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion a false start. It tried to recapture the spirit of Castle of Illusion on SEGA Genesis, but it sadly fell short. The actual remake, on the other hand, is looking like the real deal. It may be ...   read

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Zelda: Wind Waker HD

Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD

I don't know what I was expecting with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. It's.. The Wind Waker... in HD. Surprise, surprise! The GameCube original is such a great-looking game that holds up extremely well today, and it looks even bett...   read

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Contra on iOS
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Know what's a great idea? A Contra remake for iOS

A few months ago, Chinese developer PunchBox Studios unleashed upon the Asian market Contra: Evolution, an iOS remake of the original NES classic that adds touch controls, in-app purchases, and high-definition graphics. Konami saw fit to b...   read


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3D Sonic 1 on eShop

3D Sonic The Hedgehog coming to 3DS eShop in Japan

It's been a while since any region outside of Japan received a new 3D Classics touch-up on the 3DS eShop. You may think that the only difference between the originals and their 3D remakes is the added stereoscopic effect, but the changes of...   read

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Final Fantasy IV bootleg
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Final Fantasy IV, the Chinese Famicom demake

The world of Chinese bootleg software is a fascinating one. Sometimes, these wares go beyond mere copies to exhibit a healthy amount of sheer effort. You are no doubt aware of the Famicom demake of Final Fantasy VII, which translates the s...   read

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Remember Flashback? Well it's getting an HD remake

How many of you are old enough to remember Flashback? The Prince of Persia-like game was originally released for the Amiga, then later brought to the PC, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and several other platforms. Evidently there's been a b...   read

Castle of Illusion photo
Castle of Illusion

Castle of Illusion digital box art materializes

Last month, the Brazilian ratings board DJCTQ revealed that the SEGA Genesis platforming classic Castle of Illusion was coming to PS3, Vita, 360, and Wii U. Now, XBLA digital box art has appeared, indicating that a formal announcement is ju...   read

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Sonic remastered

Sonic 1 is being remastered for iOS, Android

SEGA is bringing Sonic the Hedgehog to mobile devices? Color me surprised! Sarcasm aside, you might not want to completely disregard this latest nostalgia cash-in. Instead of a straight port, Sonic 1 is receiving the same treatment as the r...   read


Painkiller Hell & Damnation dated, collector's edition'd

Painkiller Hell & Damnation is out on PC October 31, and it's been revealed that the reimagined shooter classic won't just be releasing as a bog-standard game for boring people. There will be a collector's edition too, for cool kids who...   read


TGS: Okami, third time, charm, etc.

I don't know how many times I can play Okami and come up with something to say without feeling like I'm repeating myself. I played it on the PS2, then again on the Wii, and today I played it on the PS3 in its latest incarnation, Okami ...   read


The Fur Fighters make their stunning return ... to iPad

Remember Fur Fighters? The PS2/Dreamcast classic was never successful, but did enjoy a lot of critical praise when it released in 2000. The chaps who made it haven't let go, with former Bizarre Creations staff -- now working as Muffin Games...   read


The journey is end, La-Mulana PC remake is out NOW

We may not be getting La-Mulana on WiiWare as I had hoped, but this development is just as good if not better! Last week, we mentioned that the PC port of the La-Mulana remake would be launching on July 13 to celebrate the grand opening of ...   read


Painkiller returns in Painkiller Hell & Damnation

Nordic Games has just announced that Painkiller is coming back with Painkiller Hell & Damnation, promising "the most painful experience for Hell's demonic population since 2004."  Hell & Damnation is going to remake the origina...   read


House of the Dead III comes Valentine's Day, demo out now

If you're anything like me you don't have any plans for Valentine's Day this year and you also like killing waves of zombies. Those two things aren't normally related whatsoever, but this year Sega is changing that. On Valentine's Day next ...   read

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Wow, that Mega Man X iOS game is offensive

Remember that story about the Mega Man X iOS remake? At the time, it was only confirmed for Japan, but now comes word that it will arrive in the West... today. That's right. You can buy it tonight for $3.99. But will you want to? Let's wat...   read


Mega Man X iOS remake is... umm... yeah...

Famitsu has released screens of a Mega Man X iOS remake coming later this month in Japan. Aside from touch controls, online rankings, and 80 challenges, the game also features completely redrawn graphics. By "redrawn," I mean "traced" -- it...   read


New Splatterhouse screens are deliciously gory

It's been too long since we posted about Splatterhouse. FAR too long. Namco Bandai must have sensed my longing, because they sent over a small handful of new screens today -- just enough to satisfy me but leave me wanting more. Still, it lo...   read

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