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Goozex now accepts SNES, Genesis and other retro game trades

The increasingly popular game-trading service Goozex is expanding its capabilities to encompass the game platforms of yesteryear. New to the site is an option to trade NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Genesis, Sega CD, and Atari 2600 amongst the site's growing user base. Sadly,...

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Warner Bros. in talks to produce Space Invaders movie

According to a recent report from the L.A. Times, Warner Bros. is in talks with Japanese game developer Taito to secure the rights for a film adaptation of Space Invaders. The Times speculates the film would be a big-budget action-blockbuster, helmed by prolific producers of big-budget...

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Sanitarium now available on GoG.com

One of the best things about digital distribution is how rapidly it can attend to a sudden, nostalgic urge. Classic PC game purveyor GoG.com has decided to reward rampant inpatients by offering Sanitarium for download -- right this instant. The point-and-click classic comes to your hard drive for...

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Adventure classic The Longest Journey arrives at GOG.com

Funcom's The Longest Journey is widely regarded as one of the best point-and-click adventures ever made -- it has an impressive metascore of 91 -- and can now be obtained by making the very short journey to the website of retro-ware purveyor GOG.com. $9.99 is the cost of embarking on the Journey,...

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LucasArts' Steam debut includes previously unreleased version of The Last Crusade

The purists amongst you might be curious to learn precisely which versions of LucasArts' classic adventure games are making their way to Steam this Wednesday ... after all, LOOM was released in both a 16-color EGA floppy disk version, as well as a 256-color CD-ROM version with full voiceover...

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Space Invaders father Nishikado calls today's games improved, recycled

Games have come a long way since joystick jockeys first spent hours dropping quarters into Space Invaders. Now on the heels of Space Invaders Extreme's XBLA debut, series' creator Tomohiro Nishikado has spoken out on the state of games today, observing that originality has suffered despite advances...

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Joystiq Interview: Gary Vincent, co-founder of the American Classic Arcade Museum

After spending some quality time perusing the classic arcade collection amassed by the FunSpot and the American Classic Arcade Museum, we had a chance to speak with one of the museum's founders, Gary Vincent. An employee at FunSpot since the '80s, Gary was instrumental in creating an environment...

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Fall Out Boy goes on Oregon Trail, dies of starvation

We're used to winning our concert tickets by being the ninth caller or answering obscure trivia (the kind that only someone with a pillow shaped like the singer would know). The band Fall Out Boy, however, has other plans. The Illinois rockers recently rolled out a faithful parody of edutainment...

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Classic LucasArts artwork turned into movie posters

All too often when mixing genres, the results – like that Mountain Dew left over from last night – fall flat. However, one enterprising forum-goer has has defied convention (and warmed our hearts), successfully marrying classic LucasArts adventure games with our wall's longstanding...

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Animator: Rare not currently working on further retro revivals

Bad news for anyone who wants a new version of Cobra Triangle. It seems that Rare isn't looking to bring back any more of its classic franchises "at the moment," according to Senior Animator Elissa Miller. In an interview with Britain's 360 Gamer (re-reported by CVG), Miller explained "we've always...

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