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Abandoned N64 Game Dragon Sword May be Completed by Piko Interactive

The Nintendo 64 has had several games that have been famously abandoned. One such game was Dragon Sword, a hack and slash RPG by the now-defunct publisher Interactive Studios. Now,…

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Flashpoint Preserves over 10,000 Web-Based Flash Games; Playable With New Launcher

In what is one of the most ambitious preservation projects in the world of gaming, a number of independent game enthusiasts and volunteer coders have successfully begun the cataloging of…

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Al Lowe Has Put His Sierra Source Code Collection on eBay

Today, Al Lowe, one of Sierra On-Line’s game designers and programmers, has put the source code for Leisure Suit Larry 1 and Leisure Suit Larry 2 up for auction on eBay.…

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Pinball Arcade Losing Over 50 Bally and Williams Tables On June 30th

Farsight Studios have announced via Facebook that their licensing agreement for the Williams and Bally pinball trademarks will not be renewed. Tables manufactured by those two companies will no longer be purchasable…

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Call of Juarez Gunslinger’s Publishing Rights Revert to Techland

Good news for fans of cowboys and ill-fitting political masks! After the recent delisting of Call of Juarez Gunslinger and Call of Juarez The Cartel, many were afraid that licensing had relegated the…

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[Updated] Call of Juarez Gunslinger Rides Off Into The Digital Sunset

Update: It seems that Gunslinger has returned to Xbox’s digital storefront. It is not currently available anywhere else, but this is a good sign that the game should be widely available…

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Miiverse Closing November 8th, Over 100 Games Affected

In inevitable but still devastating news, Nintendo has decided that Miiverse has run its course. With the Nintendo Switch having an incredible debut year and the Wii U never hitting…

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Poker Smash Removed From Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

If you were keeping up with Xbox Live Arcade releases a decade ago, then you are a member of the exclusive club that will remember Poker Smash fondly. A match three game…

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[Updated] Future of SNES Preservation Project in Danger

Update: The USPS has delivered the package’s wrapper along with a form letter instructing byuu how to better prevent damage to future shipments. Byuu’s frustration with the USPS continues to…

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Console Classics Brings PS1 Games To PC

One of the great things about the PC platform is that it is backwards compatible with the vast majority of past releases. You can buy games released yesterday or ten…