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Playing Roles: A Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Retrospective

Star Wars has always been a marquee property in media. The popularity of the movies to the widespread love for the formerly-extended universe has not waned for over forty years.…

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Sega Genesis Classics Review – And No Knuckles

The Sega Genesis is a console right at the heart of my childhood. The first console I had where I could actually hold the controller, I have many fond memories…

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Creepy Brawlers Review – Classics Rising From The Grave

Nostalgia is a powerful force and has been a large driver of video game development and sales in recent years. We’ve seen all kinds of these throwbacks from remasters to…

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Tower 57 Impressions – 16-Bit Splendor

There was a long while where Castlevania: Symphony of the Night was the enduring standard of 2D games. Developers were focused on making 3D work, which meant that progress in the pixel…

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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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The Atari 2600 is Now a Handheld, Comes With 50 Games

Atari has announced that their most iconic console is being re-released in two separate variants before Christmas 2017. The Atari ‘Retro’ Handheld will cost approximately £34.99 ($41.50 USD) and features a…

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Nintendo Announces SNES Classic Editions Pre-orders Coming

Nintendo has announced that SNES Classic Edition pre-orders will be made available at retailers at the end of this month in North America. The news comes straight from Nintendo’s own…

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SmartBoy Releasing in Europe

PQube has partnered with Hyperkin to release the SmartBoy to the European Market. Hyperkin is a video game hardware development company from Los Angeles who have developed a device that…

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Pac-Man Vs. Joins Namco Museum Lineup

A new game is joining the list of arcade titles included in the upcoming Nintendo Switch release Namco Museum. According to a recent issue of Weekly Famitsu, Pac-Man Vs. has…

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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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