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New NES/Famicom game Kira Kira Star Night DX coming this July

Posted on 05/24 23:41 in More | 0

Yes, you read that right: there's a new NES--or rather, a Famicom--game hitting the streets of Japan!Titled Kira Kira Star Night DX, the game is the sequel to an indie hit released back in 2013 (also released for the Famicom!

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Dead Island Retro Revenge now available standalone - Dead Island Retro Revenge for PS4 News

Posted on 08/05 12:30 in More | 0

2D side-scrolling spin-off Dead Island: Retro Revenge is now available to purchase separately on PS4, Xbox One and PC.The game had previously been available exclusively as a freebie with Dead Island: Definitive Collection.

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Why A Retro Freak Is So Much Better Than A NES Classic Edition

Posted on 11/25 18:00 in Deals | 0

Not to mention that in the case of the NES Classic Edition, the game pads for it have comically short cables.What makes the Retro Freak so much better is that it allows you to play all manner of games from a multitude of classic game systems on modern TVs.

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8Bitdo Looks Like It Will Fix One Of The Biggest Problems Of The NES Classic Edition

Posted on 11/30 19:30 in Deals | 0

As we all know, the main failings of the NES Classic Edition is that it only has 30 games bundled on it, that you cannot change, and that the gamepads have comically short cables.Called the Retro Receiver, 8Bitdo is going to release one for the NES Classic Edition.

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8Bitdo Has Made The Retro Freak Even More Awesome, So Why Do We Need A NES Classic Edition Again?

Posted on 12/20 19:00 in Deals | 0

Since purchasing a Retro Freak, I’ve wanted to get a decent wireless solution for my game pads.This means you can use 8Bitdo’s excellent SFC30 or SNES30 gamepads with another receiver on your classic SNES.

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Underrated Genesis RPGs (Part One): Landstalker

Posted on 01/23 18:10 in More | 0

In this three-part series, I’ll be looking at three of the most important Genesis RPGs to impact my life.As far as action RPGs go, there’s no question that Landstalker owes a tip of its cap to the Zelda series.

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Strafe goes back to the 90s this March

Posted on 01/23 20:01 in More | 0

The gloriously retro FPS that is Strafe will be taking PC gamers back to the land of gibs this March.Yes, it’s an FPS, but it’s an FPS that celebrates a simpler time for the genre, one from the era of it’s true birth.

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'MLB The Show 17' Gameplay Video: Retro Mode Looks Even Better Than 'R.B.I. Baseball 16'

Posted on 02/21 16:00 in Deals | 0

I'm not sure if Sony San Diego Studios was motivated to create Retro Mode because of the return of the R.I Baseball franchise, but from what we've seen of the new feature thus far, it already looks better than last year's version of R.

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Torment: Tides Of Numenera Revives the Greatest CRPG of all Time

Posted on 02/28 11:21 in More | 0

I'm exceedingly happy to report all the naysayers (myself included) were dead wrong: Tides Of Numenera more than lives up to the Torment name and is a stellar successor to the greatest computer role playing game of all time.Outside of combat, Tides Of Numenera has taken concepts from the D&D universe and translated them into a new ruleset.

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This is the coolest and most pointless feature of a game, ever

Posted on 03/01 12:18 in More | 0

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, the HD remake of 1989 platformer Wonder Boy 3, will feature what is probably the coolest and at the same time most pointless feature ever.Developer Lizardcube has revealed that the upcoming PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch remake will accept game save passwords generated from the original Master System and Game Gear editions.

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Shovel Knight's Finally Getting the Spectre Knight Update

Posted on 04/04 10:40 in More | 0

Beloved 16 bit platformer, Shovel Knight, will finally be getting its Specter of Torment update on PC on April 5th, with the update coming to other consoles at an undetermined time later this month.The expansion will also cover the origin of Specter Knight and how he came into that position.

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Nintendo Announces Discontinuation of the NES Classic

Posted on 04/13 21:45 in More | 0

Today, Nintendo announced that it will discontinue the NES Classic Edition, with the last shipments being sent to retailers throughout the rest of April.” The representative also stated the NES Classic Edition was never meant to be a long-term and ongoing product, but added additional shipments to their original plans.

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The 1990s return today with Capcom's Disney Afternoon Collection

Posted on 04/18 22:01 in More | 0

Remember the glory days of the Disney Afternoon?Remember all those awesome Capcom NES games that went along with it?

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Brutally Honest Podcast 22: The Nintendon't Classic

Posted on 04/19 02:49 in More | 0

We have a full cast this week as Erich, Rick, Jason, Nadia and Dylan chat about the news since our last show.Some of us are kind of tired of Injustice 2 trailers.

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Decap Attack (Genesis) Retro Review

Posted on 04/20 20:19 in More | 0

The silliness shouldn’t take away from the pure platforming and combat Decap Attack has to offer, though.There isn’t a whole lot of context given when you boot up Decap Attack.

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Nighthaw-x3000 Review -- When Shmups Are Dipped in Vaporwave

Posted on 04/24 21:10 in More | 0

In the case of Nighthaw-x3000, it's music.The art style as seen in the story also carries a cyberpunk feel--an aesthetic that was made famous in the 80s as well.

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Banjo-Kazooie (Nintendo 64) Retro Review

Posted on 04/27 18:06 in More | 0

I’m not going to pretend that the premise and story of Banjo-Kazooie was groundbreaking.For the uninitiated though, here we go: Banjo’s little sister is taken hostage by a mean witch, Gruntilda.

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The 'Tekken' Series Gets A Handy Retro Recap

Posted on 05/16 18:00 in Deals | 0

With the release of Tekken 7 on PS4 at the start of June, Bandai Namco has decided to go back and explain the backstory behind the series in nostalgic 8bit fashion.The first part of this retro recap (shown below) covers Tekken, Tekken 2 and Tekken 3, explaining the ongoing core conflict between Heihachi Mishima and his estranged son Kazuya.

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