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What in the blue hell is Kid's Horehore Daisakusen?

Hamster have reached into their big bag of oddites this, pulling out a new retro release for Switch owners. Available now for your Nintendo console, its that well-known arcade classic Kid's Horehore Daisakusen.What is that? I can't really h...

 
 
 
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Metal Slug 4 returns today, so grab your Hevveee Machine-gun

Everyone enjoys Metal Slug, right? I don't think I've met anyone who doesn't. The simple, cool and addictive shooters are great time-killers and perfect for casual two-player action. Today you can find out for yourself, as Hamster have re-r...

 
 
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Prehistoric Isle 2 was the dinosaur-based shmup 1999 needed

Thanks to the retro-gaming fans over at Hamster, Arcade fans have a chance to revisit one of the oddest shmups of the late '90s, as SNK's Prehistoric Isle 2 is now available to download on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.Released in 1999,...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Tempest 4000

It is a rare thing that I would ever purchase a console for one game, and it’s usually for some pretty strange titles. Back when Katamari Damacy came out on the PlayStation 2, I bought the game before I even owned the system fearing i...

 
 
 
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The unique Art of Fighting 3 returns on PS4 and Xbox One

This week sees one of the most niche, but coolest one-on-one fighters from the SNK back catalogue return on PS4 and Xbox One, as Hamster bring us Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior.The final mainline title in the Art of Fighting ser...

 
 
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Arcade1Up's home arcade cabinets look fabulous

Pre-orders have opened for a line of 3/4 scale arcade cabinets from Arcade1Up featuring games like Centipede, Rampage, Ghosts N' Goblins, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo. The machines are a little under four feet tall, use a 17" LCD scree...

 
 
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Review: Horizon Chase Turbo

There are two kinds of people. And maybe sometimes some overlap in between. There are people who think Top Gear is a UK television show where the host punched a man on the face and now is on Amazon Prime instead. And then there are those wh...

 
 
 
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Go spare this weekend with SNK's Neo Geo League Bowling

Hamster dip into their big bag of sporting titles for this week's SNK re-release, as the supremely silly League Bowling returns for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.Originally available in the arcades 1990 before coming to the Neo Geo hom...

 
 
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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy trailer reveals borko backstory

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy will be upon us in just a couple of months now. NIS America have dropped a new trailer featuring almost the entire revealed roster, some info on gameplay and little bit of barely-discernible information on 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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