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Review: Retro-Bit Super Retro Trio Plus

Clone systems everywhere, in my dreams, and my nightmares. Clone systems coming out of my ears. It feels like not that long ago the first cheap NES clones were coming out. They felt so novel back then, a way to play your old games without d...

 
 
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Chrono Trigger has come to Steam, but it looks off

A cherished game like Chrono Trigger appearing on Steam should be a clear cause for celebration, yet once again, fans are torn. Today's PC version isn't how you remember the SNES classic. "If you've had the pleasure of playing Chrono Trigge...

 
 
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Dark Horse's Mario encyclopedia is coming West in October

After finding success with the Legend of Zelda series, Dark Horse decided to take a crack at the equally iconic Super Mario Bros. series in 2015 with the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. This previously Japanese exclusive book chronicled all...

 
 
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New year, same old video game magazine oddities

In the last issue, we celebrated the demise of Miiverse by looking back at some notable Miiverse posts. Originally, this issue was planned for December and was supposed to be holiday themed, with an emphasis on holiday-related oddities from...

 
 
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Doom SNES was built with a 'hacked-up StarFox cartridge'

Randy Linden has seen some shit. He's worked on Dragon's Lair, the infamous Home Alone and Where's Waldo NES, the emulator Bleem, and even Doom SNES. Gaming Reinvented caught up with him recently to allow him to share a few development stor...

 
 
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R-Type is back with an SNES reprint from Retro-bit

The R-Type series was one of the first shooter franchises I remember playing outside of my random jaunts with Galaga and the like, so I'm always happy to see it maintain its relevance. Retro-Bit is doing just that by re-releasing it in...

 
 
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Who won our Super Nintendo Classic? This guy

[ Update:  Congratulations C.Aalders from Green Bay!  Please check your email :)   Didn't win it? Don't worry, we run contests all the time.  You'll get the next one.  Thanks for reading us! ] Last week I woke ...

 
 
 
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Infinite Remix: The Story of the Link to the Past Randomizer

In The Beginning... Nintendo’s 1992 masterpiece, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is a perfectly paced action adventure game, where our plucky hero, Link, must travel the world of Hyrule acquiring the knowledge and tools neces...

 
 
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The SNES Classic sold better than the NES Classic in Japan

Over in Japan, the SNES Classic (Super Famicom Classic) is doing quite well for itself, having sold 368,000 units in its first four days of release -- yes, that's quite a lot of dough for a system that houses decades old games. For comparis...

 
 
 
 
 
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Nintendo reveals Star Fox 2 manual and design documents

Manuals may be fading away, but maybe they'll get one last hurrah as Nintendo has uploaded a full manual to Star Fox 2; the same kind of manual we used to expect to come with each new game. It details the story, characters, controls, featur...

 
 
 
 
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No SNES Classics left? Have a SNES-themed 3DS XL instead

Nintendo have revealed a new 3DS variant to add to their ongoing collection of weird and wonderful designs. This time around based on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)The handheld device's clamshell casing is stylised in the fo...

 
 
 
 
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That rare Rayman prototype for Super Nintendo is playable

Last year, Rayman creators Frédéric Houde and Michel Ancel shared a cool discovery: an unfinished Super Nintendo version of Rayman that was believed to be lost to time. It was a neat piece of video game history, and this week,...

 
 




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Silver the 3rd

My biggest problems with this article isnt that its anti apex, but that the loot boxes are so much less egregious than others (some of which are mentioned but not directly criticized in this very article) Its just blatant virtue signalling at its worst

 
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Sweden looking into banning lootboxes in Please god make it

 
Lawman

Bloodstained is up for sale on Listed as $40 on Switch, $50 on PS4 and Xbone (but currently $10 off for Bone, for PS4 has a December 31st placeholder date but the others are listed as September 17th, the day before my birthday!

 
Silver the 3rd

Fast play, I think this might be the fastest platinum Ive ever The game is still too easy, outside of the gummiphone ship and the grinding, but its fun, which I suppose thats the most important

 
Dennis Carden

Oh I got back into Xenoblade Chronicles 2 in a major Nia is still pretty much the best JRPG character More games need

 
homeoftheblues

That feeling when you get to go home early from work on a

 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently Those between bracket I am going to review when completed: - - -Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones(Wii U) -DOOM(PS4) -Dragon Quest VII (3DS)

 
Keiichi Morisato

here is a traditional drinking song for all you drunk assholes out may you drink in good company!

 
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