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SNK orders Neo Geo X Gold manufacturer to stop producing, selling units and games

The License and Distribution Agreement between TOMMO Inc. and SNK Playmore involving production of the Neo Geo X Gold line of products was "terminated" on October 2, a statement on SNK's site revealed this week. The post describes SNK's demand that TOMMO "immediately cease any and all...

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All-in-one retrogaming console RetroN 5 now available for pre-order

Hyperkin's five-slot retrogaming solution RetroN 5 is now up for pre-order at Amazon ahead of an October 31 release date. The RetroN 5 is compatible with original Nintendo Entertainment System, Super NES, Sega Genesis, and Game Boy Advance cartridges, and also supports the Famicom, Mega Drive,...

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Super Chibi Knight, a 2D adventure game from dad and daughter

Nick Pasto and daughter Bella have set out to create a video game together in Super Chibi Knight, a sequel to Pasto's original Flash game, Chibi Knight. He most recently programmed the excellent Abobo's Big Adventure. With Super Chibi Knight, Pasto is not only interested in offering his...

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Tecmo Game Pack brings Solomon's Key, Mighty Bomb Jack to Android

Tecmo Koei hits up its back catalog for this week's release of Tecmo Game Pack, a retro gaming compilation available for Android devices via Google Play. Tecmo Game Pack includes the original arcade version of Tecmo's action-puzzler Solomon's Key, along with the sadistically difficult NES...

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Documentary filmmakers to excavate infamous Atari E.T. landfill

A planned excavation will soon give closure to a long-standing video game urban legend, and may provide new insight into the industry's crash in 1983. Canada-based film production company Fuel Industries has obtained permission from the City Commission of Alamogordo, New Mexico to excavate a...

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Deja Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

In our 2010 review of Donkey Kong Country Returns for the Wii, our own JC Fletcher admitted a terrible truth: He had used the Super Guide. Nintendo gave us the nefarious innovation a few years ago, ostensibly a tool to help less experienced players navigate the trickier parts of its games....

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Dreamcast shoot-'em-up 'DUX 1.5' now shipping

Sega may have shelved its final console more than a decade ago, but for homebrew developers, at least, the Dreamcast lives on. HUCAST Games announced this week that its R-Type-ish Dreamcast shoot-'em-up, DUX 1.5, is now available. Originally released back in 2009, DUX was later retooled and offered...

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'Wreck it Richard' is a Hotline Miami parody and classic games killing spree

Imagine Hotline Miami protagonist "Jacket" decided he wanted to follow in Wreck-It Ralph's footsteps and leave his game; instead of going on an adventure of self-discovery like Ralph, "Jacket" stuck to his homicidal ways and killed everything he came across. This is the idea behind "Wreck it...

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Report: 'Capcom Arcade Cabinet' coming to PSN, XBLA

Information out of the latest issue of Famitsu reveals Capcom Arcade Cabinet, a downloadable PS3/Xbox app through which Capcom arcade games will be sold. The app itself will be free, and includes a starter pack with one free game, producer Kenji Kataoka told Famitsu. The only game specifically...

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Resident Evil 6 packs retro costumes for upcoming online events

Retro is the way to go when it comes to Resident Evil these days, and that includes new (old) costume DLC for Resident Evil 6, unlocked by participating in upcoming online events. The first one, "Zombie Mayhem," is set to take place on December 28. If players across the world kill a collective 15...

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