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‘Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection’ Post Release Verdict

Team Ninja finally release their Ninja Gaiden retro-trilogy for Windows on Steam. We take a fresh look at the master collection as a whole, console & PC.

June 18, 2021 — Team Ninja may be secretly working on the sequel to 2012’s Ninja Gaiden 3, but players still need a way to scratch that shinobi itch. June 9 saw the Steam release of the popular franchise’s latest outing.

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SKATEBOATER GAME ‘WAVE BREAK’ READY FOR RELEASE

May 27, 2021 —  Funktronic Labs’ 80s-inspired “skateboating” game Wave Break is coming to Steam and Nintendo Switch — complete with an 80s-drenched soundtrack! READ MORE »


‘7 HORIZONS’ ANNOUNCED — SLICK COMIC-STYLE ACTION PLATFORMER

May 26, 2021 — We have just received word of 7 Horizons which appears to be another reasonably striking, hand-drawn platformer coming to consoles and PC.

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‘Eight Dragons’ Gets May Release Date for Consoles

May 21, 2021 — Barcelona-based JanduSoft S.L. has announced a release date for developer Extendmode’s old-school beat-’em-up Eight Dragons. READ MORE »


Steam Gets ‘Samurai Shodown’; ‘King of Fighters XV’ Teased

May 17, 2021 — Today’s announcement that SNK’s weapon-based fighter SAMURAI SHODOWN is finally coming to Steam should make the PC fighting game community happy, especially since the Windows version is already available on the Epic Games Store. READ MORE »


‘Fantasy Strike’ Review:
Next Generation Update

May 15, 2021Fantasy Strike is coming up on its second anniversary, yet the game has to receive the recognition it deserves. Why does this game deserve any attention, and what does the updated PS5 version bring to the table?

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Co-Op Pixel-Shooter ‘Trigger Witch’ Coming To Consoles

May 11, 2021 — Developed by New Zealand-based Raindrop Games, Hong Kong-based publisher eastasiasoft let us know they are bringing the former’s new game Trigger Witch to consoles. READ MORE »


‘Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light’ Review

May 8, 2021 — The recent Switch release of Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and The Blade of Light is the first time the iconic game has been officially translated for gamers outside Japan. READ MORE »


‘Wonder Boy: Asha in
Monster World’ Out Soon

May 4, 2021 — German publisher ININ Games has confirmed a Western release date for the physical and digital versions of retro remake Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World. READ MORE »


‘Battle Axe’ Review

April 29, 2021 — Legendary super-pixeler Henk Nieborg’s retro-romp Battle Axe takes inspiration from arcade classics like Gauntlet and 1992’s The Chaos Engine, but perhaps even more so from READ MORE »


Insurmountable: First Impression

April 22, 2021 — Insurmountable is a roguelike exploration game with permadeath in which players must overcome enormous mountains. The procedurally created mountain areas ensure READ MORE »


‘Darkside Detective:
A Fumble in the Dark Review’

April 19, 2021 — 2017’s Darkside Detective was a return to the fondly remembered point-and-click genre and fully deserves this sequel. Inspired by LucasArts’ and Sierra’s legacy, Darkside Detective was praised for its humor, engaging puzzles, and striking pixel art.

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‘Berserk Boy’
GameDev Interview

April 16, 2021 — Sometimes, a love for nostalgia does not only mean appreciating what was, but honoring it with something new. Berserk Boy is a retro-inspired pixel art platformer that looks to be an absolute blast. READ MORE »


‘Hot Wheels Unleashed’
Pre-Release Gameplay

April 9, 2021 — Developer Milestone and iconic toy company Mattel have dropped a pre-alpha gameplay video of Hot Wheels Unleashed™, a fast-paced arcade racing game with gorgeous graphics that seemingly uses speedy camera angles not unlike the cult-racer WipeOut. READ MORE »


‘Castlevania Resurrection’ Returns From the Dead

April 6, 2021 — The cancellation of Castlevania: Resurrection for the Dreamcast was an unfortunate disappointment to many fans, especially to those who bought SEGA’s ill-fated system only to get the next installment of Konami’s vamp-whipping series. READ MORE »


‘Viking Vengeance’
Developer Interview

April 5, 2021 — In my humble opinion, there are not nearly enough classical-style action RPGs being released nowadays. Luckily, a new inventive addition to the genre is releasing on Steam on April 8, and by the looks of it, promises to keep me busy for a while. READ MORE »


‘Narita Boy’ Retro-Platformer
Now Running

March 30, 2021 — Barcelona-based Studio Koba let us know they have launched Narita Boy through UK-based indie publisher Team 17. Narita Boy is being marketed as a neo-nostalgic ‘RetroVania’ love letter to the 1980s. READ MORE »


Developer Confirms ‘Axiom Verge 2’ Sequel Is Prequel

March 27, 2021 — The mystery surrounding development of Axiom Verge 2 is slowly being uncovered as developer Thomas Happ has provided a slick, narrated presentation of his upcoming game. READ MORE »


New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Announced

March 12, 2021 — Surprise brawler ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge’ fully embraces side-scrolling gameplay and colorful pixels. READ MORE »


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