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Review: Duke Nukem Collection 1 - The King's First Three Adventures In One Place

Time Extension about 15 days ago

Shake it, baby.A few years before he was "all outta gum", Duke Nukem starred in a pair of MS-DOS action platformers which were distributed as shareware. Created by Apogee Software, Duke Nukem (1991) and Duke Nukem II (1993) were two rare beasts, at least o …

Gears Of Rage Brings "Mode 7-Like" Scaling To Sega Genesis / Mega Drive

Time Extension about 23 days ago

"Pure blast processing".One of the key weapons the SNES had in its battle against the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive was the ability to smoothly scale and rotate background layers using Mode 7, a special graphics mode built into its hardware.This feature was pu …

The Contra ReBirth Soundtrack Is Now Available To Preorder On Vinyl

Time Extension about 24 days ago

The soundtrack was composed by Manabu Namiki.The record store Ship to Shore Phono Company has revealed that pre-orders are now open for its upcoming vinyl release of Contra ReBirth's soundtrack.Arriving on Nintendo WiiWare back in 2009, Contra ReBirth was …

Dreamcast-Themed Ale Spotted!

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 2 months ago

Credit to Anthony DeCenzo on UntappdA post from T-Rodge on Twitter yesterday showcased the existence of a Dreamcast-themed ale from the Maine, USA brewery “Odd By Nature”. While I’m not an alcohol drinker, I do appreciate some of the fun pop cul …

Contra: Operation Galuga

Neo Geo Forums about 3 months ago

Developed by WayForward. Not a huge fan of the dated 2.5D graphics but it looks like it plays well and the soundtrack is on point. Looks like it's getting released on all platforms. …

Genesis / Mega Drive, Sega CD, 32X • Broken Cheats?

MISTerFPGA about 3 months ago

Hey!I tried the “Infinite Lives (Player 1) [raw]” and “Infinite Lives [genie]” cheats in Contra Hard Corps and both have the game kicking me to the Game Over screen whenever level 1 is about to start.Is this known? Could it be due to the new MegaD …

Contra: Operation Galuga Revealed & Launching In “Early 2024”

Retro Dodo about 3 months ago

Contra: Operation Galuga was revealed on today’s Nintendo Direct, which we might add was jam packed with retro gaming news. From Tomb Raider Remastered, to F-ZERO 99 being announced to Mario vs Donkey Kong returning to Switch, it was one heck of …

10 Best Metal Slug Games Of All Time

Retro Dodo about 3 months ago

Welcome to our list of the 10 Best Metal Slug Games of All Time.  If you’re familiar with the series then you know the drill. The Metal Slug games give you a pistol with unlimited ammo, a jump button and the ability to toss the occasional gre …

WTB - Captain America and the Avengers

Arcade Projects about 3 months ago

Looking for a clean, working, preferably no re-work/jumper wires CA&TA. Looking to pay no more than $300.00 or willing to trade for a clean working Super Contra. Thanks guys, Adam …

Bitmap Books Reveals New Book That Looks At Retro Gaming Box Art

Retro Dodo about 4 months ago

Bitmap Books, the makers of an insane amount of incredible video game related publications, has just announced the upcoming title “The Art Of The Box”. And as the name suggests, this is a giant collection of incredible artwork and stories behind so …

Retro Arcadia Weekly Spotlight #91

Retro Arcadia about 5 months ago

Back again for our regular Sunday roundup of quick-fire reviews and impressions of everything under the spotlight at Retro Arcadia this week, old and new and a bit of both… And while that is the case as always, I have been away on holiday this week so i …

321 - Goin' Round Me Mate's House

Retro Gaming Discussion Show about 7 months ago

EPISODE 321 GOIN’ ROUND ME MATE'S HOUSE (MEGA DRIVE EDITION) In this episode of the RGDS podcast with the idea of Goin' Round Me Mate's House, Ric takes Kingy on a trip down Mega Drive Alley as he introduces Kingy to some lesser-known gems that he may h …

Review: Power A Fusion Wired Fightpad for Switch and Playstation 4

Retro Gamer Randomness about 7 months ago

With more retro game collections being published on modern consoles, comes a need for retro inspired controllers that are compatible with modern consoles. The PS5 Dualsense controller is a great controller, but it still has a crappy dpad, which is essentia …

Contra for Intellivision

Intellivision Revolution about 8 months ago

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Pocky & Rocky

Retro Garden about 1 year ago

I’d like to think I had either explored or made aware of every great game for my systems growing up. Take for example the Super Nintendo. I still own mine (albeit it’s a rather disgusting shade of yellow now), and in the 30 years or so I’ …

TWOFER #23: Reset Run'n'Guns!

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 2 years ago

1. Bazooka Bill (Melbourne House, 1985)Programming by Brian PostGraphics by David O'Callaghan and Russel ComteMusic by Neil BrennanOriginally released for the Commodore 64 by Melbourne House/Arcade in 1985.Also published by Spinnaker Software in North …

The State of My Retro Game Collecting

Retro Gamer Randomness about 3 years ago

There's a saying that your life changes when you have kids, and that's no lie. All for the better of course,  and one side effect of that is you truly become a home-body. After the kids go to bed in the early evening, you're homebound looking for some …

Review: Polymega Element Modules

Retro Gamer Randomness about 3 years ago

I reviewed the Polymega base unit when it was sent to beta testers a while back, and now I have the final retail release, along with the four element modules (EM). To get caught up with the details of the base unit, you can read the first review here. This …

Episode 50 - Yippee-Ki-Yay, It's Episode 50! + News + 6 Good Ninja Games

Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast about 3 years ago

We're back for Episode 50 In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and discuss "6 Good "Ninja" Games".  We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.   Episode Guide --------------- Quick Questions …

262 - Best Game of 1987

Retro Gaming Discussion Show about 4 years ago

At last, and back my popular demand, the team return to the epic battle-fest that is Best Game of 1987. The lads argued, fought and whittled the list down to a whopping 25 games and then argue their case for their own personal top 5. Which game will be cro …

Sega Genesis Shoot' em Ups!

Retro Gamer Randomness about 4 years ago

The Sega Genesis/Mega Drive is known for its for shooters.  There are A LOT of shooters on the Genesis, so much so that I don't have the stamina nor inclination to write about them all. I should mention that I don't consider games like Contra Hard …

Episode 15 - Amazon vs. Brick&Mortar: FIGHT! + 6 Good "Gaiden" Games

Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast about 4 years ago

We're back for Episode 15 In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and pick 6 good "Gaiden" games. Episode Guide ---------------- Quick Questions 1:30 News 8:54 Eric's Take 1:17:50 Cody's Big Review 1:27:45 Cody's Corner 1:28:28 6 Good "Gaiden" G …