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More classic shmup action as Exerion hits Nintendo Switch

This week sees retro publisher Hamster drop another very obscure shmup onto Nintendo Switch, as Jaleco's older-than-old-school space shooter Exerion is this week's Arcade Archive release, and now available to download from the Nintendo Stor...

 
 
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1985's weird Penguin-Kun Wars returns on Nintendo Switch

Hamster has gone a little obscure with its latest Arcade Archive release, dipping into its big bag of oddities and pulling out UPL's old-school title Penguin-Kun Wars (also known simply as Penguin Wars) available to download now on Nintendo...

 
 
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Arcade1Up is bringing NBA Jam back with online multiplayer

Arcade1Up is showing its new range of 3/4-scale arcade cabinets at CES 2020, and one of them – an online-enabled NBA Jam machine with Tournament Edition and Hangtime – should be a crowd-pleaser. It's just one of those classic li...

 
 
 
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English ESP Ra.De. Psi trophies point to western release

PlayStation Trophy tracker Exophase has spotted English language versions of the trophies for the M2 re-release of Cave shooter ESP Ra.De, which launched in Japan on PS4 and Nintendo Switch last week.While this is no official confirmation o...

 
 
 
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The original Frogger hops onto PS4 and Nintendo Switch

This week's Arcade Archive release from retro publisher Hamster is one of the most instantly-reconisable titles in the history of gaming. Coming from fledgling developer Konami way back in 1981, its the road-crossin', log leapin' classic, F...

 
 
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Cotton Reboot delayed again, pushed back to summer 2020

Japanese developer Beep has announced that its old-school shmup Cotton! Reboot has slipped from its spring 2020 release window, and is now expected to launch in the summer.Cotton Reboot was originally announced back in May, and is a modern-...

 
 
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Konami's cutesy shmup TwinBee returns on Nintendo Switch

This week's retro release from Hamster lets players fly the adorable skies of 1985, with a port of Konami's cuddly shoot-'em-up TwinBee, now available to download on Nintendo Switch.Back in 1985, the shmup scene was really starting to come ...

 
 
 
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Hyper Sports is going for gold on PS4 and Nintendo Switch

It may be getting darker and colder outside, but retro publishers Hamster are all set to bring back the spirit of a balmy '80s summer, as button-mashing classic Hyper Sports makes a dash onto PS4 and Nintendo Switch.Released in 1984, (less ...

 
 
 
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Konami classic Yie Ar Kung-Fu returns on PS4 and Switch

Anyone craving some real old-school fighting action might want to check out '80s classic Yie Ar Kung-Fu, which is available to download now on PS4 and Nintendo Switch, courtesy of publisher Hamster's Arcade Archive range.Released in the arc...

 
 
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Aquatic '90s shmup In the Hunt returns on PS4 and Switch

Retro games publisher Hamster has something a little different and a little special for this week's release, as Irem's attractive shmup In the Hunt has returned for PS4 and Nintendo Switch.Originally released in arcades in 1993, (and appear...

 
 
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Fight'N Rage will be cracking skulls on PS4 December 3

Publisher Blitworks has announced that Seba Game Dev's outstanding brawler Fight'N Rage will be carving a path of destruction onto PS4 on December 3, following its recent ports on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.Originally released for PC back...

 
 
 
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SNK's 80s shmup TNK III returns on PS4 and Switch

Here's a blast from the past, quite literally. Retro fans Hamster have dug out another old school SNK arcade game for re-release, as this week sees 1985 shmup TNK III made available for download on PS4 and Nintendo Switch.Originally release...

 
 
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R-Type Dimensions EX blasts off on iOS devices

If there's one arcade classic that seems to turn up again and again, no matter the time or technology, it's Irem's iconic 1987 shmup R-Type. Having been ported, re-released, remastered, and reinvented numerous times since its initial releas...

 
 
 
 
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Arcade classic Shinobi hits Nintendo Switch via Sega Ages

The Sega Ages range continues with its efforts to reintroduce classic Sega arcades to modern audiences. This week sees the return of side-scrolling action title Shinobi, now available to download on Nintendo Switch in Japan.Released back in...

 
 
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Review: Killer Queen Black

If you're lucky enough to have visited a big-city arcade within the last few years, you may have seen a crowd gathered around a pair of giant flatscreen monitors. If you heard them hollering things like "Over there! Snail!" "Look, look, loo...

 
 
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Samurai Shodown DLC character leaked via arcade app

We've been given an early glimpse at one of the upcoming DLC characters for SNK's great fighting title Samurai Shodown. As leaked by the NESiCAxlive2 app - produced for use with the arcade release - Sogetsu Kazama is expected to join the ro...

 
 
 
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Natsume Atari has a third classic remake in the works

Natsume Atari has announced that their subsidiary Tengo Project has a third remake in the works, following on from Wild Guns: Reloaded and the recently released The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors.There are currently no details whatso...

 
 




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