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Eric Ruth goes crowdfunding route for 'Hauntlings' project

Eric Ruth of Eric Ruth Games has an extensive history of creating de-makes, and now he's branching out to create the original title Hauntlings. Using Indiegogo for crowdfunding, Ruth is seeking $35,000 to create his 2D 2-vs-2 side-scrolling multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game featuring su...

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Eric Ruth's Team Fortress Arcade available now

Itching to get your hands on the Team Fortress beat-em-up demake from Eric Ruth? Well, itch no more, as Team Fortress Arcade is now available as a free PC download. Team Fortress Arcade takes Valve's popular shooter and turns it into an old-school, four-player arcade romp, complete with player ab...

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Team Fortress 2 demade into a 2D beat-em-up

One-man development house Eric Ruth Games has revealed its next project, Team Fortress Arcade, this time turning the first-person antics of Team Fortress 2 into an old-school, side-scrolling beat-em-up. Each character has weapons and abilities consistent with its class in Team Fortress 2. The D...

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Pixel Force Head-2-Head: Every fighting game vs every other fighting game

Once again, retro-inspired game developer Eric Ruth is throwing litigatory caution to the wind for a new Pixel Force project due out this summer. This time, it's Head-2-Head, an 8-bit brawler featuring 30 characters from every fighting game ever. Check out a trailer for the uber-fighter below!...

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'Pixel Force: Halo' now available as free download

If, upon seeing the Pixel Force: Halo trailer last month, you were instantly filled with a desire to play Eric Ruth's latest 8-bit demake, then congratulations: You're a human being with a real-life heart beating inside of your chest. The game is available to download right now, for free, over on o...

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'Pixel Force: Halo' trailer shows combat devolved

Eric Ruth, the de-make whiz responsible for the 8-bit-inspired Pixel Force: DJ Hero, has given the original Halo: Combat Evolved a retro makeover. The result is a side-scrolling shooter slash top-down Warthog driving game you'll be able to play yourself next month (until Microsoft pulls it)....

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Eric Ruth's 8-bit DJ Hero remake removed thanks to Universal Music

Here's the absolute dumbest thing you'll read this week: Eric Ruth's totally rad 8-bit de-make of DJ Hero has been removed from his official site following the issuing of a Cease and Desist letter from Universal Music Publishing Group. You can read the somewhat entertaining, genuinely frustrating e...

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Pixel Force DJ Hero now a beautiful 8-bit reality

Eric Ruth Games' Pixel Force DJ Hero is no longer just an idle YouTube distraction, something to load up in the background so you can listen to chiptune Joan Jett/Queen mashups while you write Joystiq posts (or whatever it is you do while listening to chiptune mashups). You can now actually download...

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Eric Ruth's latest NES de-make: DJ Hero

Retro gaming enthusiast and part-time mad genius Eric Ruth recently pulled the dust cover off of his latest 8-bit de-make of a current-gen title. This time, it's FreeStyleGames' vinyl-scratching sim DJ Hero. "But how," you may ask, "how does he get DJ Hero, a game with its own, highly complex perip...

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The fighting game you really care about: Capcom vs. Eric Ruth Games

We know some of you were unfathomably thrilled by the announcement of Marvel vs. Capcom 3, but the announcement was somewhat sullied for us by a secret, unfulfilled wish we'd kept tucked away in the deepest recesses of our heart. What if, instead of squaring off against a roster of superheroes from...

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