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Castlevania And Quarth Deluxe Pack Announced For X68000 Z

Time Extension about 4 days ago

Releases May 30th.ZUIKI has just announced a new deluxe pack for the X68000 Z — its recreation of Sharp’s X68000 — which will include Konami's 1993 X68000 enhanced port of the original NES Castlevania as well as the puzzle shoot 'em up hybrid Quarth. …
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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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This Astonishing Metal Gear Anime Is The Work Of Just One Person

Time Extension about 6 days ago

Konami, give this man a job.Konami had been sleeping on the Metal Gear series for the longest time following its split from franchise creator Hideo Kojima, but it has finally begun giving it some attention via a Metal Gear Solid 3 remake and a collection o …
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The Latest X-Men '97 Episode Is A Tribute To The Mutants' Video Game Past

Time Extension about 18 days ago

Retro gaming fans may want to check this out!Disney and Marvel Studios Animation recently revived the 1990s X-Men animated series on Disney+ under the banner X-Men '97, continuing the story from where the series left off all those years ago.As if that wasn …
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Konami's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist Just Got Even Better

Time Extension about 24 days ago

New hack adds Hi Score S-RAM, new modes, new difficulties, & more!If you're a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan, we have some good news to share. An exciting new fan hack for the Mega Drive / Genesis title Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist …
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Flashback: The Lost 32X Castlevania That Led To Symphony Of The Night

Time Extension about 26 days ago

The tale of "Castlevania: The Bloodletting".When Konami released Castlevania: Bloodlines on the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive, it marked the long-awaited debut of the franchise on Sega hardware.Saturn owners would later be treated to a port of Symphony of the …
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Princess Peach: Showtime! Marks Return Of Goemon Director After 27 Years

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Good-Feel's Etsunobu Ebisu is back in the director's chair.Princess Peach: Showtime! has just launched on Switch, and the credits have thrown up a surprising fact – the game marks the directorial return of Etsunobu Ebisu, who last fulfilled that particul …
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Konami's Sci-Fi Sidescroller Surprise Attack Heading To Switch & PS4

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Arrives March 21st.Hamster has announced that Konami's side-scrolling action platformer Surprise Attack is coming to Nintendo Switch & PS4 on March 21st as part of its Arcade Archives series of arcade rereleases (thanks Famitsu!).Surprise Attack was re …
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Anniversary: Castlevania: Bloodlines Is 30 Years Old

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Talkin' 'bout my (new) generation.Konami's 16-bit classic Castlevania: Bloodlines is now 30 years old.The game launched in North America on March 17th 1994, and in Japan a day later, on the 18th. The European release – which would be retitled Castlevania …
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Free Play Florida: 2023 Review

The Arcade Blogger about 1 month ago

I’ll start with an apology – I’m rather ashamed that its taken me this long to post my review of last year’s event! It completely passed me by, and its only the recent announcement of the 2024 dates, that reminded me I didn’t …
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Fans Are Remaking Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Includes new mode featuring playable Shredder, Krang, Bebop & Rocksteady.If you grew up as a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, then we have some great news to share with you.It appears that a group of fans called Merso X Games are currently hard at …
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Konami's Jail Break Comes To Analogue Pocket

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Round 'em up.Konami's 1986 action title Jail Break (known in Japan as Manhattan 24th Precinct) is now playable on Analogue Pocket.The work has been handled by developer Roland King, and was spotted by Pixel Cherry Ninja.Read the full article on timeextensi …
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The Making Of: Suikoden, Yoshitaka Murayama's PS1 RPG Masterwork

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Following the passing of Murayama, we look at one of his most famous games.With the recent passing of Yoshitaka Murayama, the world has been robbed of a creative visionary. Friends and family have lost a loved one; fans of his work have lost an auteur they …
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A 10-CD 'Music From Contra' Box Set Is Available For Pre-Order In Japan

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Also includes a bonus "Music From Rocket Knight Adventures" CD.Konami has announced that it will be bringing out a 10-CD box set featuring the music of several Contra games in Japan, with pre-orders available now on Konami's online store Konami Style (you' …
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The Incredibly Rare GBA Title 'Ninja Five-O' Is Getting A Rerelease For Switch, PS4, & PS5

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Ninja Five-O was originally released back in 2003.Yesterday, the video game publisher Limited Run Games revealed at IGN FanFest that it is planning to bring the rare and highly sought-after Game Boy Advance title Ninja Five-O (otherwise known as Ninja Cop) …
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Konami's Arcade Maze Game 'Jungler' Is Heading To Nintendo Switch / PS4

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Will start distribution on February 22nd.Hamster has announced that the next retro arcade game heading to Nintendo Switch & PS4 as part of Arcade Archives will be Konami's maze-action title Jungler. It will start being distributed across different plat …
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43 Years On, And Epoch's Cassette Vision Is Finally Playable Via Emulation

Time Extension about 2 months ago

1981 console once had 70% of the Japanese market.Back in 1981, Epoch released the Cassette Vision console in Japan. It would go on to sell an impressive 400,000 units, securing around 70% of the market and making it the most successful product of its kind …
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Konami's Vendetta / Crime Fighters 2 Is Coming To Analogue Pocket And MiSTer Soon

Time Extension about 2 months ago

"Stay tuned".Released in 1991, Konami's Vendetta / Crime Fighters 2 is one of the company's most accomplished side-scrolling fighting games.The sequel to 1989's Crime Fighters, it boasts bold visuals, complex mechanics and a welcome sense of humour – but …
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Guide: All Analogue Pocket OpenFPGA Cores And Where To Download Them

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Update: Latest Konami cores added.The Analogue Pocket is a high-end handheld retro gaming system that uses FPGA technology to replicate the performance of classic gaming platforms on a hardware (rather than software) level, which means it's incredibly accu …
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Death Stranding On iPhone Includes A Feature Kojima Pioneered 13 Years Ago

Time Extension about 2 months ago

"A long time ago I was doing this thing called Transfarring at Konami".Modern phones have now reached the stage where they can convincingly host AAA games – as is evidenced by the recent release of Death Stranding on the Apple iPhone.Putting aside the is …
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Konami's Parodius Comes To Analogue Pocket And MiSTer

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Currently only available to Patreon supporters.Legendary FPGA developer JOTEGO has just announced that he has added support for Konami's shmup Parodius to The Simpsons FPGA core on Analogue Pocket And MiSTer.The JTSIMSON core has been updated to include th …
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Konami's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Joins The 'Quarter Arcades' Series

Time Extension about 2 months ago

1989 original and Turtles in Time now available.Update : Both 1989 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game and its 1991 sequel, Turtles in Time, are available in order now as part of the Quarter Arcades range.<products id="26119,26120,26122,24499... …
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One Of The Rarest Arcade Games Ever, Akuma Mortis Immortal, Has Just Been Preserved

Time Extension about 3 months ago

Thanks to VGEsoterica & Andy Geezer.VideoGameEsoterica has done it again! Less than a year after they successfully managed to preserve Castlevania: The Arcade Game and a month after they rescued Konami's Gashaaaan!, the YouTuber is back with another set of …