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32X Support is Finally Coming to the Mega Sg The Mega Sg, by Analogue, is a jack-of-all-trades FPGA Sega console when it comes to the 80's and 90's. While it can play Genesis/Mega Drive and the Master System out of the box, additional adapters can also be obtained so Game Gear, Mark III, Sega MyCard, SG-1000 and SC-3000 games can be played through the Sg.
Leading Farming Brand Claas Joins Farming Simulator 19 Farming Simulator has a huge fan-base of gamers that love to own farms and do all the activities like harvesting their crops and taking care of their animals without having to actually break a sweat. So when Claas Machinery joined forces with Farming Simulator 19, it was quite the shock yet exciting piece of news.
Top Ten - Rarest Atari Jaguar Games! With only 70 odd games released it certainly isn't impossible to build a substantial collection - however it is worth noting that more and more titles are regularly being added thanks to the thriving homebrew scene. Below we look at some of the rarest and most valuable titles on this misunderstood console:.
Arcade Visit: Up-Down, Des Moines, Iowa Finding myself in Des Moines, Iowa, I discovered Up-Down arcade! But what was I doing right smack in the middle of Iowa? I live in Wisconsin. My son goes to college in Kansas. So, dropping him off and picking him up at the beginning and end of each school year is a pretty long slog.
Activision Prior to the creation of Activision, third party publishers did not exist. This is not just some statement thrown out to explain this publisher's importance, it is a literal fact. Activision, formed in October 1979, was the first ever independent publisher to exist in the video game industry.
Old School Gamer Magazine Exclusive: Inside 'Inferno' Old School Gamer Magazine chats with Indinera Falls, Founder, Director and Game Developer of Aldorlea Games, who discusses his newest game, Inferno. Old School Gamer Magazine: How was this game born?
Savage Commodore Amiga Review As mentioned previously, Savage's title tune is pretty flamboyant and sets the tone for the rest of the game. Sound effects across all three stages are extremely good with only a couple of exceptions.
Versus - The Amiga Charts - Voting has opened! In July 2018 we released the 8th issue Versus, the Amiga demo-scene chart. It is now August 2019 and voting has officially opened for the upcoming 9th edition. Please head on over to the Online votesheet via the link below and let your voice be heard!
Why Millennials love mobile gaming Mobile gaming is a popular form of entertainment among people from all walks of life, age and background. Millennials are perhaps more attracted to it by other categories of people and there are a couple of reasons for why they are so receptive.
Retro Nintendo Super Mario Artwork by Hans Tseng.
Heartlight - A charming puzzle game previewed on the Atari XL/XE - VXBE Fabulous news if you have an Atari XL/XE with a VXBE graphics card, as moments ago Saberman contacted us to let you guys know that Sebastian "Candle" Bartkowicz, has released an updated preview to the Arcade Puzzle game ' Heartlight '.
Blimpgeddon - A ZX Spectrum game by UltraNarwhal is coming to the Amiga As of the 12th of August he has announced he is now working on the Amiga port of 'Blimpgeddon'; a ZX Spectrum game which was released some time ago as an action platformer, with lots of enemies, traps and cool level designs.
Super Trash Truck Every month we here at Classic Console Magazine are given the awesome task of looking at some of the best new up and coming homebrew and independent releases for the Atari 2600. A large amount of games are being created by the retro gaming community.
Wing Commander By Josh LaFrance For a Sci-Fi fan growing up in the early 90's nothing was more exciting than watching Star Trek: TNG on TV or one of my VHS tapes from the Star Wars trilogy. Although I did play a few Sci-Fi genre games growing up,.
Geometrical Blast - An early shoot em up project from Alain Treesong But now another game has appeared to join this years short list of kick ass blasters. As thanks to a heads up by Saberman, we've been told of an early project announcement for the Amiga game called 'Geometrical Blast'; An upcoming Amiga title developed using Amos, which will hopefully work on a Commodore Amiga 500 and above.
Rollie - Upcoming NES platformer, Kickstarter to launch soon Thanks to a heads up by our good friends RetroVideoGamer, they've come across a lovely looking platformer for the NES called ' Rollie ' developed by Optovania.
TAITO'S 80's cult Bubble Bobble gets sequel exclusively for Nintendo Switch After more than 10 years, a sequel to the iconic video game classic will finally be released exclusively for Nintendo Switch via ININ Games and Strictly Limited Games. Bubble Bobble 4 Friends Official Site. YouTube Trailer. Press Pack and Trailer.
SEGA's Last Stand The SEGA Dreamcast was a great system, but sadly not one that could keep SEGA in the home console market. After the console war with Nintendo and the SEGA Saturn getting just demolished by Sony and Nintendo, SEGA had one last chance to make it in the home console market, but sadly, it would be their last.
Gene Simmons reacts to look-alike Pokemon In an interview with Newsweek Simmons responded to the reveal of Obstagoon:. "Pokemon has been a part of our household for decades, ever since our kids first discovered them - and to see Pokemon pay homage to Kiss is flattering." Obstagoon's pre-evolutions Galarian Zigzagoon and Linoone are also based on Kiss bandmate Paul Stanley.
Metroid was released on the NES 32 years ago today Metroid was released on the NES 32 years ago today.
Tanglewood Poster - Live on Kickstarter Now! I am so excited to announce that my very first Kickstarter Campaign is Live Now! Please consider visiting my Tanglewood Full Size Poster on Kickstarter. What is my Kickstarter offering? I'm glad you asked:. A beautiful full sized colour Tanglewood Poster depicting the video game Tanglewood by Big Evil Corporation.
Ignacio Pérez Dolset - Interview Now enjoying epic success in the film industry with Ilion having produced Wonder Park and Planet 51, the legend that is Ignacio Pérez Dolset managed to spare a few moments to answer a few questions from our Adrian about film, working with Hollywood stars and of course the wonderful Commandos series.
Zoinho - Isometric styled ZX Spectrum game previewed So you can see why I just had to mention Ricardo CalaÃ§a Nunes latest ZX Spectrum game of ' 'Zoinho' ; an Isometric styled game, that is currently available to download as an early alpha preview for the ZX Spectrum 48k and above.
Vic Nibbler - A new game for the Commodore Vic 20! If you don't have a C64, but a Vic20 with a 3K RAM expansion. Then you might be interested to know, that this week Hewco64 released the arcade maze game ' Vic Nibbler ' for the Commodore Vic 20.
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