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Punch-Out!! Meets Pumpkinhead in Creepy Brawlers

The greater gaming community is very good about keeping old platforms alive. Releases like the string of SHUMPs that bolstered the Dreamcast’s lineup after its early demise keep fans excited…

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SNES Classic To be Sold Through 2018, NES Classic Returning in 2018

Good news for people out to get a SNES Classic Edition: Nintendo has announced via a press release that they have increased shipments of their miniature retro console packed with…

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UFO 50 Announced And Bringing An NES Time Warp to PAX West

There is a special feeling that you can only get when you’re staring down a huge list of games that you’ve never played before. Whether this is the spoils of…

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Switch Has A NES Emulator Embedded In Its Firmware; Codename “Flog”

According to information received by Source Gaming from LuigiBlood, known for his work on Nintendo 64DD emulation, the Nintendo Switch has a NES emulator embedded in its firmware codenamed “Flog.”…

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NES Classic Mini Also Discontinued In Europe

Following news from earlier this month that Nintendo would be discontinuing the popular NES Classic Mini in North America and Asia, a source at Nintendo has revealed to Eurogamer that the…

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Disney Afternoon Collection Brings Back Six Capcom NES Classics

Capcom has sometimes been derided for its overreliance on rereleases of games, especially those in the Resident Evil series. However, I don’t think that rereleases are bad as long as the…

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Alwa’s Awakening Review – 99 Blue Orbs

It is a long-held belief of mine that Metroidvanias are the best video game genre because of the immense gratification they give to players. They are natural underdog stories that…

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Nintendo Confirms Production Of NES Classic Edition Will Continue

Rumors of the Nintendo NES Classic Edition going out of production are apparently unfounded, according to a statement from Nintendo UK. Their statement is in response to speculation about the…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy I

Each genre has its own poster child series. Platformers have Super Mario Bros., FPS games have Call of Duty, and strategy games have Civilization. For RPGs, it’s safe to say…

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Gaming Obscura: Mr. Gimmick

Mr. Gimmick is a game as impressive as it is rare. It was only released in Japan and Scandinavia for some reason, in very limited quantities. There was originally a…