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Capcom polishes Resident Evil 4 for HD Steam debut

After seven years, Resident Evil 4 is returning to the PC, only this time the hordes of maniacal backwoods villagers bearing down on you will be rendered in modern, high-definition graphics. This version of Resident Evil 4 is described by Capcom as the "Ultimate HD" iteration of the game. Th...

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Wind Waker HD launch trailer depicts a bright, colorful world

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD makes its retail debut on October 4, bringing with it improved graphics, a handful of gameplay alterations and enough bloom effects to choke a first-year photography major....

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Why Mikami shifted Resident Evil from horror to action

There is a clear line of delineation within the Resident Evil series that splits the games into either the survival-horror camp of the originals, or the more action-focused affairs of Resident Evil 4 and beyond. Series creator Shinji Mikami says this switch in tone was fueled by the reception of th...

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'Project Unity' is 15 fully-functional consoles in one giant box

Constructed by evil genius/mad scientist/hardware hacker Bacteria, Project Unity is a single, unified gaming console that can play Sega Master System, Neo Geo MVS, GameCube, Dreamcast, Saturn, Intellivision, Colecovision, Atari 7800, Turbografx 16, PS1/PS2, Mega Drive, NES, Super NES, Game Boy Adv...

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Father flips Link's gender to make his daughter the heroine

Maya has really been enjoying The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. Her father, developer Mike Hoye, says she likes "sailing, scary birds and remembering to be brave," much like Link, the game's protagonist. But girls can go on adventures and rescue their little brothers, too! To emphasize that, Hoy...

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Alien Hominid has been played 20 million times on Newgrounds

Before there was, uh, that other game called Alien Hominid (and Castle Crashers), there was the original Alien Hominid, a free browser run-and-gun game that debuted on Newgrounds. And that original game has now surpassed 20 million play sessions, The Behemoth has announced. The brain child of Tom F...

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GameStop ending GameCube trade-ins on April 2

Though it's already long past the time you would have gotten any decent store credit for trading in a GameCube or games, the deal's about to get a lot worse. Starting April 2, GameStop will stop taking trade-ins of GameCube hardware, software, or accessories. It's going to be a bit sad to see the g...

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The Envision: A portable Gamecube sans disc drive

One of the main problems faced by hackers and modders creating portable versions of home consoles is, well, portability. Making something you can hold in your hands isn't exactly an easy task, but creating something that also fits in your messenger bag is a tall order, especially when hacking t...

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The 10 best GameCube exclusives (other than the obvious)

Three days ago marked the Xbox's tenth anniversary -- which means today is the GameCube's tenth. Those two systems are emblematic of the rift between "core" and "casual" gaming that formed seemingly around them -- nobody really thought there was a difference in previous generations, but the contr...

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Mario Kart Wii bundle loses GameCube support, just in time for the holidays

"Racing fans start your engines, because Nintendo is releasing the ultimate Mario Kart Wii bundle this year," Nintendo's press release reads. Of course this bundle – featuring a black Wii, black Wii Wheel, and a copy of Mario Kart Wii – looks an awful lot like the existing Mario Kart ...

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