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Retro City Rampage is set to hijack the 3DS in February

Retro City Rampage has hit pretty much every platform under the sun at this point, but there's one more destination left -- the 3DS. After all this time, it's set to finally hit the eShop in February of this year for $9.99, although an...

 
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3DS eShop next for Retro City Rampage

Considering all of the other platforms Retro City Rampage is available on, it only seemed like a matter of time before it would end up on 3DS. In a list of games playable next week at PAX Prime, Nintendo outed the existence of Vblank Entert...

 
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Mr. Destructoid is super popular in Retro City Rampage

According to Retro City Rampage's top fifty character styles, people love rocking that robot look. Mr. Destructoid is the second most popular character portrait on PS3/PS Vita, and the third most popular on PC! In order to unlock the Mr. D ...

 
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Retro City Rampage adds mod support and enhanced graphics

Retro City Rampage was released on almost every system possible last year but the PC version is getting a lot of love today. Not only is it reduced by 75% to just £2.99/$3.74 in Steam's Daily Deal, developer Brian Provinciano has also...

 
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Retro City Rampage dev's Microsoft horror story

After a shaky relationship that put his career and game on the line, Retro City Rampage developer Brian Provinciano joins Jonathan Blow and Team Meat in talking mess about Microsoft. After developing RCR for over four years, Microsoft cance...

 
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Retro City Rampage Wii version a '$20,000 gift to fans'

Brian Provinciano wanted to keep his word. That is the reason Retro City Rampage released on WiiWare earlier this week. Its developer has no expectation of turning a profit on the platform, calling the move a "$20,000 gift to...

 
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See how Retro City Rampage got slimmed down to 8-bit

Long before Retro City Rampage, developer Brian Provinciano was working on Grand Theftendo, essentially a demake of Grand Theft Auto III. Brian even created his own original Nintendo development kit to make this happen! He would eventually...

 
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Retro City Rampage sold way more on PSN than Steam, XBLA

Brian Provinciano, the creative mind behind the wonderful Retro City Rampage, took to Twitter recently and shared how the game has fared on PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and Steam. The clear winner is easily PSN, as RCR has "sold m...

 
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Retro City Rampage Wii out Feb 28, includes prototype ROM

Retro City Rampage for WiiWare missed its January release window, but creator Brian Provinciano has set his foot down and stated that the game will finally arrive next week on February 28. RCR's entire development history has been a long st...

 
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Developer releases full Retro City Rampage map

Vblank Entertainment has released the full map for Retro City Rampage in image form -- spoiler alert -- it's huge! But the world map wasn't the only thing that was released however, as the entirety of the game is pretty much accounted for. ...

 
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Retro City Rampage out now on Xbox Live Arcade

After a sizable wait, Retro City Rampage has made its Xbox Live Arcade debut. While this will be neither the first nor last version of the game, it is nice to know that it costs 800 Microsoft Points ($10) instead of launching at the previou...

 
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Retro City Rampage still has a secret

Retro City Rampage was one of the most interesting releases of 2012. Written and designed largely by one man, the game was in development for years, leaving hungry fans to lay in wait. Xbox 360 and Wii owners may still be waiting, as&n...

 
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Retro City Rampage comes to XBLA on January 2

Retro City Rampage will be flying onto WiiWare some time in January, but the XBLA version has a much more definite launch date. Direct from creator Brian Provinciano himself, you will be able to download the XBLA port of the pixel-tastic op...

 
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Retro City Rampage set to drop in January on WiiWare

Ever since Retro City Rampage hit pretty much everything other than WiiWare (and XBLA), fans have been waiting patiently for any sort of Wii release date news. Finally, we now have a soft release window of "January 2013," which should give ...

 
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Review: Retro City Rampage

[Full Disclosure: Not only do current and former Destructoid staff appear as unlockable character skins in the game, there's also a main story mission during which you go inside a giant Mr. Destructoid robot. For these reasons, we are with...

 
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Retro City Rampage soundtrack gets limited CD release

Retro City Rampage is finally here, and many of you are probably enjoying the 8-bit soundtrack provided by virt, Norrin Radd, and Freaky DNA. The game had been in the works for a long time, and that's why it was all the way back in Feb...

 
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How to unlock Destructoid staff in Retro City Rampage

So, by now, you've obviously bought and downloaded Retro City Rampage (or are desperately waiting for it to arrive on your platform) because I made it pretty clear a couple of hours ago that this was a thing you were going to do today...

 
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Retro City Rampage is out today, watch the launch trailer

It's finally here! It seems like I've been writing about Retro City Rampage for as long as I've been writing about games, but the day of sweet release has finally arrived and you can pick up the game right now on PC (through Steam and...

 
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Retro City Rampage is out October 9 on PS3, Vita, and PC

Retro City Rampage. October 9, 2012. PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PC. You read that correctly. Brian Provinciano's NES-style Grand Theft Auto parody has been cooking for just over a decade, and when it missed its proposed May release ea...

 
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Retro City Rampage supports FREE PS3/Vita cross-play

Retro City Rampage will support cross-play between the PS3 and PlayStation Vita versions, which is certainly neat. Even neater, however, is the fact that when you buy it on one platform, you'll get it on the other. One payment, both version...

 
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E3: Retro City Rampage in my hands! My dreams came true!

The final game I checked out at E3 was the PS Vita port of Retro City Rampage, the title I was most looking forward to playing. With the copious amounts of hands-on previews and the frustration of its seemingly endless development, I have b...

 
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Meat Boy goes stereoscopic in Retro City Rampage

Today is May 31... HEY! Wasn't Retro City Rampage supposed to come out this month? Briiiiiiaaaaaan! You've got some 'splainin' to doooooooooooo! In all seriousness, the game is finished and running through a final bug check. Unfortunately,...

 
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Here's what Retro City Rampage looks like on the Vita

Retro City Rampage's mastermind Brian Provinciano sat down with the PlayStation.Blog to show off his baby running on the PlayStation Vita. Brian details some of the Vita features, from the optimized visuals for the handheld screen, the tou...

 
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Interview: The music of Retro City Rampage

We've been talking a lot about Retro City Rampage and its soundtrack dating all the way back to 2010. The game's finally due out on nearly every platform in May, and after our favorable review of the soundtrack and a look at the limited edi...

 
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Retro City Rampage cereal is a download for your face

"I can really taste the graphics!" How many videogames can you play as well as eat? Inspired by Ralston's nasty-ass Nintendo Cereal System from back in the day, Retro City Rampage: The Cereal brings the pixelated action of Retro City Rampa...

 
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Retro City Rampage OST now on Bandcamp and limited vinyl

Retro City Rampage is just a few short months away, and I for one have been looking forward to the game's 8-bit soundtrack composed by Jake "virt" Kaufman, Leonard "Freaky DNA" Paul, and Matt "Norrin Radd" Creamer. It looks as though the te...

 
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Retro City Rampage out in May, also on PSN, Vita, and PC

Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano promised a development update for February 20, so here it is. Is he not a man of his word? The most important bit of news is that, in addition to WiiWare and Xbox Live Arcade, Retro City Rampage...

 
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The 'Splosion Men blast their way into Retro City Rampage

Oh, Brian Provinciano! How do you keep managing to squeeze cameo after reference and reference after cameo into Retro City Rampage? Keep it up and the game will never be released in our lifetime! This latest trailer announces that Twisted ...

 
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Biffman brings vigilante justice to Retro City Rampage

Vblank Entertainment dropped off a new trailer for Retro City Rampage, arriving early next year on Xbox Live Arcade and WiiWare. When The Player discovers the secret lair of Theftropolis' greatest vigilante, Biffman, he takes the opportuni...

 
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Retro City Rampage literally has everything

It's safe to say that everyone at Destructoid is a big supporter of Retro City Rampage, the upcoming XBLA homage to retro gaming. After all, the editors are playable characters in-game alongside Mr. Destructoid himself. So of course Tara a...

 
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Retro City Rampage playable at PAX Prime!

[Update: Winners picked!] Brian Provinciano's Retro City Rampage will be making its last visit to a PAX before its release later this year. Fans will get to play the game at booth #3011 and have a chance to win some sweet prizes! Brian and ...

 
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Retro City Rampage gets some murderous new screens

In case you've forgotten, Mr. Destructoid is a playable character in Retro City Rampage! Not only that, but Destructoid is a playable level. Nuts! These new screens from developer Vblank Entertainment show off some parts of the Destructoid ...

 

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