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New Konami Code Discovered In Castlevania Game 25 Years Later

Time Extension about 6 days ago

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness was released for the N64 in 1999.Fans have just discovered a new use for the Konami code in Castlevania Legacy of Darkness, almost 25 years after its original release.The Konami code probably needs no introduction, but, we'l …
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Zynaps (Hewson Consultants Ltd., 1987)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 26 days ago

Sinclair ZX Spectrum version:Designed and written by Dominic Robinson; In-game graphics by Stephen J. Crow; Loading screen by John M. Phillips; Music by Steve Turner.Commodore 64 version:Designed by John Cumming and Dominic Robinson; Programming by John Cu …
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Treasure Wants To "Make Something" Next Year

Time Extension about 4 months ago

"...for the first time in a while".Japanese studio Treasure has created some of the finest games of the '90s and '00s, with the likes of Gunstar Heroes, Radiant Silvergun, Guardian Heroes, Ikaruga, Alien Soldier, Sin & Punishment and Gradius V in its b …
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Review: Legends Of 16-Bit Game Development - Celebrating Treasure, One Of Japan's Best Studios

Time Extension about 6 months ago

New book looks at the company's glorious Mega Drive era.While titles like Radiant Silvergun and Ikaruga still have the power to attract attention today (the former recently came to Switch and arrives on Steam soon), it's fair to say that Japanese developer …
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Guide: Best Electronic Table-Top Games Of All Time

Time Extension about 6 months ago

Stock up on your C batteries and hit eBay for these beauties.Home gaming in the 1980s, be that on consoles or home computers, seemed obsessed with achieving a version of arcade quality. Not necessarily in terms of visuals or audio, as the technology wasn …

For fpga gradius goffer twin 16 needed or just chip 007780

Arcade Projects about 6 months ago

The guys doing fpga Are looking for a Konami custom It’s in the Konami double stack pcb twin 16 For gradius goffer Also On pcb of MiA Cubrick Dark adventure. Or just chip 007780 required to preserve in fpga for ever Any lead to this chip or p …

Universe - Gradius Fan Game

Neo Geo Forums about 6 months ago

First saw this mentioned on here, he has (had the link below), just took a few moments to figure out how to download. Mentioned about 8:50 in, here's the link SHOOTING GAME DEVELOPER UPLOADER …

Super Famicom 25 game lot; Oshaberi Parodius, Gradius 3, Super Metroid, Square games, etc

Arcade Projects about 6 months ago

Part of my moving sale. Due to time constraints, this is one of those things where I'd either like to get rid of the whole thing or just keep it all. Any game that has a battery has had it replaced in 2022, and the time/labor for doing this is reflected in …

Some good boards :)

Arcade Projects about 8 months ago

Found some more boards to sell to help fund a new project that will be announced in a few days... As always make an offer if price is too high. i will do video of the boards running on request if required. Demons world - Toaplan - £200 == SOLD == Outzone …

FS : X68000 games

Arcade Projects about 8 months ago

Hi boys and girls here is for sale some X68000 games price in usd and include shipping for NA. Other part of the world please contact me. Sorry but no shipping to Brazil and Spain. All games were tested, all work except for detana twin bee Daimakaimura …
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Look, We Really Need This 'Dangerous Seed' Model Kit

Time Extension about 9 months ago

The seed is sown.It might not be as well known as shmups such as R-Type and Gradius, but Namco's 1989 arcade title Dangerous Seed is a pretty memorable blaster.Powered by Namco's System 1 coin-op system, the game's unique hook is that the player's craft ca …
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Retro Arcadia Weekly Spotlight #90

Retro Arcadia about 10 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… I’ve really got into baseball of late, and although I’ve got a deep-d …
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You Can Expect More Raiden Games, Says MOSS CEO

Time Extension about 10 months ago

"We will definitely continue to expand on the series".Like Gradius and R-Type, Raiden is one of those shmup series which has managed to maintain its popularity despite the passage of time.The franchise kicked off way back in 1990 via Seibu Kaihatsu, and it …
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SOTM July 2023 - Gradius Gaiden

Neo Geo Forums about 10 months ago

PS1 Exclusive (Mister or emulation is fine) (name/ship/score/pla... Beelzebub - Vic Viper - 372,080 - PS1 - Stage 6 2. daskrabs - Lord British - 308,050 - PS1- Stage 5(boss) 3. opt2not - Jade Knight - 208,350 - Mister - Stage 4 4. Dogg - Lo …
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X68000 Shooter Cho Ren Sha 68K Has Just Got A Free Update, In 2023

Time Extension about 10 months ago

And you can download it for free!If you've been paying attention to our reporting on the X68000 Z, you'll know that Famibe no Yosshin's Cho Ren Sha 68k was one of two games included as a reward for backing the early access kit on Kibidango.Something we fai …
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Game Review: Team17 Collection 1 – Commodore Amiga on Evercade

Retro Arcadia about 11 months ago

Well this is a happy first! Previous Evercade cartridge reviews here, such as Jaleco Arcade 1 or Gaelco Arcade 2, were always for Evercade VS rather than plain old Evercade like in the title here. Nothing plain about why though because a couple of months …
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Konami Krazy Racers Review (Game Boy Advance, 2001)

Infinity Retro about 11 months ago

Mario Kart: Super Circuit was one of the first games that got people really excited for the Game Boy Advance platform. It used the same mode 7 graphic engine that the original on the SNES incorporated, but full screen and with much better looking sprites. …
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The Development of Xevious

The Arcade Blogger about 1 year ago

Well here we are at the end of another year on the blog. I want to thank everyone for checking in regularly and of course for the support with my book, which continues to sell well. Over the Christmas break I found myself playing a lot of Namco’ …
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Bringing 2D Shoot'em Ups (shmups) to Modern Consoles

Retro Gamer Randomness about 2 years ago

The shoot'em up, or "shmup" genre has a history as old as video games, dating back to the 1970's with Space Invaders, Galaxian, etc. In the 1980's and 1990's, games like Gradius, R-Type, Thunder Force, Soldier Blade and others were headlining home console …
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Retro Shooters for Beginners

Retro Gamer Randomness about 3 years ago

Shoot 'em ups, shooters, or "shmups" are two-dimensional games that involve some flying ship that shoots at lots of enemies. They are were one of the most popular genres of video games historically, with roots all the way back to Space War, Space Invaders, …
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Playstation Shoot' em Ups!

Retro Gamer Randomness about 4 years ago

The Sony Playstation was the hands-down winner of the 5th generation console wars between the Sega Saturn and N64. Objectively, based on sales, there was no comparison. It wasn't my favorite console of that generation, but it had a great library nonet …