Jan 312011
 
Heroes Arena released on MSX

Heroes Arena makes it into the MSXDev10 game making competition at the last minute. Developed by Imanok, Heroes Arena is a futuristic tennis style game that was inspired by the Neo Geo game Battle Flip Shot. One of Two players face off against each other with the aim of hitting the ball beyond the opposing

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Zombie Near released on MSX

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Jan 312011
 
Zombie Near released on MSX

As the MSXDev10 game making competition edges closer to its deadline, Zombie Near makes it to the list of games ready to battle it out for the awards. Developed by Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez, Zombie Near is an action filled 1 or 2 player MSX shooter as the player(s) shoots their way out of a zombie

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Sega Saturn Magazine issue 2 Archived

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Jan 282011
 
Sega Saturn Magazine issue 2 Archived

Sega Saturn Magazine issue2, December 1995, has been archived at Out-of-Print Archive. The official Sega magazine from EMAP covered the underrated console with snippets of coverage on the later releases on the Mega Drive. This new scan of the cult magazine was produced by meppi and comes with four accompanying online Saturn features taken from

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Commodore Free issue 47

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Jan 282011
 
Commodore Free issue 47

Commodore Free issue 47 January 2011 has been released. The monthly retrogaming ezine covers all things Commodore related and comes in PDF, Text, HTML, SEQ, D64 (C64 disk image) and now in Ebook EPUB and MOBI formats. Highlights in this issue include Games That Weren’t Update, Nanako In Japanese Monster Castle, Theater Of War WW2

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Space Trip released on C64

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Jan 242011
 
Space Trip released on C64

Space Trip is a platform adventure game developed by Achim Volkers for the Commodore 64. Space ships all over the galaxy are reporting of crazy aliens infesting their decks. Taking control of Captain Steve Zappa, the player has to board the ships and eradicate these pesky aliens. The game can be downloaded from The New

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Back in Time: January 1991

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Jan 212011
 
Back in Time: January 1991

‘Back in Time’ is my monthly feature over at Out-of-Print Archive where I look back at the classic video gaming magazines twenty years ago this month. This time around it’s January 1991 and UK gamers were getting their first glimpse of the Super Famicom, RoboCop was still cleaning up the streets, Navy Seals infiltrated the

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Halo NES demake released

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Jan 202011
 
Halo NES demake released

Pixel Force: Halo, a PC game made in the style of an NES arcade platformer, has been released by Eric Ruth Games. Based on the original Halo: Combat Evolved Xbox game, Pixel Force: Halo successfully shows us how the game might have looked and played had it been released back in the day when the

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Shadow Over Innsmouth released on C64

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Jan 202011
 
Shadow Over Innsmouth released on C64

Nearly missed this new release for the Commodore 64 from The New Dimension. Developed by Anthony Burns, with music by Richard Bayliss, Shadow Over Innsmouth is a Sideways SECUK arcade style game based on the H. P. Lovecraft novel of the same name. The player controls an old fashioned submarine with the task of fending

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Mean Machines issue 5 archived

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Jan 142011
 
Mean Machines issue 5 archived

Issue 5 of Mean Machines from February 1991 has been archived over at Out-of-Print Archive. This brand new scan of the multi-format console magazine was produced by meppi and be downloaded in full by visiting the Mean Machines issue 5 webpage at Out-of-Print Archive. There you will also find editorial details, issue contents and four

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Sega Mega Drive Classics Vol. 4

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Jan 132011
 
Sega Mega Drive Classics Vol. 4

We don’t usually bother much with digital downloads or re-released packages such as this, but there’s just so many quality games here that it can’t be ignored – plus it’s for the PC. This is the fourth, and arguably the best, installment of Sega’s Mega Drive Classics series which are all available to download on

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