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The original Ninja Warriors is back on Nintendo Switch

In a very timely bit of marketing, retro-fans Hamster have released classic scrolling brawler The Ninja Warriors on Nintendo Switch, just one week before the launch of re-remake The Ninja Saviors, which hits Switch July 25.Released in arcad...

 
 
 
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The Ninja Warriors: Once Again launches worldwide July 25

Taito has announced that their retro remake The Ninja Warriors: Once Again will be kicking ass worldwide on July 25, when the arcade reboot comes to PS4 and Nintendo Switch digitally as the pointlessly retitled The Ninja Saviors: Return of ...

 
 
 
 
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Get gloopy with Clu Clu Land on Nintendo Switch

Retro video game publisher Hamster continue to roll out some of the most obscure titles in their Arcade Archives range. This week sees Nintendo's own 1984 NES release Clu Clu Land (which was an "arcade classic" in the sense that it was a Vs...

 
 
 
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Review: My Friend Pedro

My Friend Pedro is a ballistic game of skill, timing, reflexes, and, surprisingly, efficient time management. This new title from Swedish indie outfit DeadToast Entertainment falls under the highly-replayable score-attack genre, of which p...

 
 
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198X takes you back to '80s arcades

I'm gonna break away from my normal shtick of weird shit and animals for something a little more grounded, but no less esoteric. Growing up playing video games in public, in arcades, now counts as esoteric, right? 198X looks to tickle that ...

 
 
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Retro remake The Ninja Warriors: Once Again is headed west

Taito has announced that their recent Japanese release The Ninja Warriors: Once Again will be coming to North America and Europe courtesy of German publisher United Games. The old-school scrolling brawler will launch on PS4 and Nintendo Swi...

 
 
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Burn rubber online in Dangerous Driving's new mode

Dangerous Driving, Three Fields Entertainment's answer to the lack of Burnout in our lives, has finally gotten its promised multiplayer mode. Offering the chance for six players to duke it out, the online-exclusive mode has 18 pre-set event...

 
 
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Contra Rogue Corps' identity crisis isn't its biggest problem

Konami isn't presently held in the highest regard by most people. After canceling Silent Hills, firing Kojima at the tail end of Metal Gear Solid V's production, adapting long-dormant franchises into pachinko machines, and releasing the s...

 
 
 
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BurgerTime Party! gameplay trailer shows off fun new features

XSEED Games has finally released a gameplay trailer for upcoming Nintendo Switch throwback BurgerTime Party! which takes the classic 1982 arcade game and reinvents the action for the Nintendo platform. And it actually looks pretty good.As I...

 
 
 
 
 
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Enter the Gungeon is getting an...arcade release?

Okay so this is actually one of the most wild announcements out of E3 yet. Devolver has been stepping up its E3 game, giving us a few indie announcements peppered into its mindscrew E3 "conference" video with cynical executives, time travel...

 
 
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1986 arcade Solomon's Key is back on Nintendo Switch

This week's Hamster release takes us to the mid-1980's, with a memorable fantasy game that was popular in the arcades, but made a much bigger impact on the home computer market: Solomon's Key, now available to download on Nintendo Switch.Re...

 
 
 
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Acrobatic murder-fest My Friend Pedro opens fire June 20

Devolver Digital has announced that super-OTT shooter My Friend Pedro will come cartwheeling into battle on June 20, bringing its whirling dervish of death to PC and Nintendo Switch."My Friend Pedro is a violent ballet about friendship, ima...

 
 
 
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R-Type Final 2 Kickstarter sees completion in under 48 hours

Last week, we reported that indie developer Granzella was opening a Kickstarter campaign in hopes to raise funds for a sequel to Irem's 2003 shmup R-Type Final. It appears to have been a resounding success, with the crowdfunding campaign sm...

 
 
 
 




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For people who owns a Switch: do you still play with your 3DS? If so, why? Do you play it more or less than the Switch?

 
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I just woke up from a sex dream with Valak from The Is that weird?

 
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Keeps me motivated

 
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I saw Avengers: Endgame The exciting parts didnt grab me as much as they did the first time (they seldom do), but I did pick up some of the more subtle That kind of made it more satisfying to watch, I think than even the first

 
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Home screen, same wallpaper as the AudioBook player displaying jpg in its Only one other page of icons allowed after home

 
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Still rocking this one

 
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Omg, if Franks slowly disfiguring face in the last episode of season 13 wasnt the funniest thing Ive seen is such a long And it was a really good episode, a high mark for What are some of yalls fave IASP moments?

 
 

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