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Fans successfully translate 90s SNES title Super Famicom Wars

While many gamers are aware of Nintendo's Wars series through its handheld iterations, such as 2001's Advance Wars on the Game Boy Advance. Western audiences never really got a chance to check out the strategy series' earlier entries which ...

 
 
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Review: 1bitHeart

1bitHeart is a visual novel that was originally released for free by a mysterious individual known as Miwashiba (aka △○□×). There isn’t much known about them outside of their work as an illustrator and game dev...

 
 
 
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Sonic Mania contains tribute to game modder who passed away

The critically acclaimed and fan-pleasing Sonic Mania title features a tribute to a deceased member of the Sonic the Hedgehog modding community.Lava Reef Zone's stunt-jumpin' boss Heavy Rider is a mace wielding knight who attacks the player...

 
 
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'80s Tomy toy turned into mini OutRun arcade cab

A British electronics wiz, Matt Brailsford, also known as "CircuitBeard" has created a fully working mini-arcade of Sega's 1986 legendary racer, OutRun, out of a classic children's toy.Beginning with the vintage "Tomy Turnin' Turbo Dash", o...

 
 
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Hackers uncover long lost Super Mario Bros. 2 enemy

I want to preface by saying I don't hate any of you. It might feel that way when you watch the poorly made video I took of a brand new enemy in Super Mario Bros. 2 that was discovered by a couple of clever ROM hackers I found on Twitter, bu...

 
 
 
 
 
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Weird science: play DOOM on a Porsche 911

There's thunder and lightning flashing outside as I write this, which adds a nice bit of punctuation to the mad science that I'm writing about. I would have never believed it could be so easy, but apparently the onboard computer in the Pors...

 
 
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Some mad genius hacked Darkwing Duck into DuckTales 2

Roms and hacking culture have always been a gray legal area, but I've always appreciated the pure artistry of it. Until today I didn't think it was possible to combine two of my favorite childhood loves, Darkwing Duck and Capcom's DuckTales...

 
 
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6,000 more idiots banned from Pokemon Sun and Moon

Pirates obviously haven't learned their lesson yet. After a crackdown of people playing online prior to release, The Pokémon Company has smoothed up that ole banhammer and is now putting to use again. 5,944 players have reported...

 
 
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Early Oculus Rift highlight Darknet coming to PlayStation VR

It's been relatively quiet on the PlayStation VR front, but here's some good news for the not-too-distant future: the cyberpunk hacking puzzle game Darknet is getting a port in "early 2017," priced at $15. In his review of the Oculus Rift ...

 
 
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Some mad genius hacked Bubsy into Streets of Rage 2

I'm a simple man. All I need in my games are cute characters, things to jump over, and dudes to punch in the face. But little did I know that I needed something like this. Thanks to Metal64, Bubsy is now a playable character in Streets of R...

 
 
 
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PlayStation Network is suffering from another DDoS attack

Sony can't seem to catch a break with its online network. According to a report at GameSpot, PlayStation Network (and most of ISP Dyn's network) has been suffering from outages today. While some minor issues were resolved in the morning, an...

 
 
 
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The hackers that ruined Christmas 2014 have been arrested

I actually have quite a fond memory of Christmas morning in 2014. My cousin had come over with his family and his son wanted to play NBA 2K15. I figured, why not? I'm never going to touch the game (which came as a pack-in with my PS4), so w...

 
 
 
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This might be what your character looks like in No Man's Sky

A super sleuth over at NeoGAF has been data mining the PC release of No Man's Sky and has discovered some interesting stuff such as odd textures, a poop effect, a tiny monkey wearing a fez, and an astronaut model that could very well b...

 
 
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New mod undubs Persona 4 Golden

Thanks to the recently released HENkaku hack for the PlayStation Vita, you can now insert the Japanese voiceovers into Persona 4 Golden, pending you also own a Japanese copy of the game or are a filthy pirate. I can only assume that the Ja...

 
 
 
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Oh hell yeah, Quadrilateral Cowboy is out this month

It's been 47 years since Brendon Chung announced Quadrilateral Cowboy and it finally has a release date. The latest from the developer of the excellent Thirty Flights of Loving and Gravity Bone is coming out July 25 here and on Steam....

 
 
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Project: B adds tripping to Super Smash Bros. Melee

A couple years ago, I wrote about why I like tripping in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, (reviewed here for Destructoid by Battleborn writer Aaron Linde), and people really seemed to care about what I had to say. The post apparently got so b...

 
 




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