Heroes Arena wins MSXDev10

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Feb 282011
 
Heroes Arena wins MSXDev10

Heroes Arena, a futuristic tennis style game developed by Imanok, has won the MSXDev10 game-making competition. Not only was the game voted in at first place overall, but also came away with ‘Game with Best Graphics’, ‘Most Polished Game’ and ‘Most Original Game’ awards, sharing the latter. Zombie Near, an arcade style shoot-’em-up from Óscar

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Mega Drive Advanced Gaming issue 3 digitally archived

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Feb 252011
 
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming issue 3 digitally archived

Another official release of Mega Drive Advanced Gaming been digitally archived at Out-of-Print Archive. Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (aka MAG) was launched during the rising popularity of Sega’s 16-bit console in 1992 and endured through to the machine’s decline in 1995. Issue 3 of MAG, which was originally published in November 1992, features a cover

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King’s Quest III Redux released on PC & Mac

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Feb 242011
 
King's Quest III Redux released on PC & Mac

AGD Interactive has released the eagerly anticipated adventure game King’s Quest III Redux on PC and Mac. The original King’s Quest III: To Heir Is Human was released on the Apple II and PC back in 1986 by Sierra Online and tells the story of a kidnapped boy called Gwydion, who escapes and travels back

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The Retro League episode 71

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Feb 232011
 
The Retro League episode 71

The Retro League – We’re not for hipsters is available to download. The weekly retrogaming podcast contains news, articles, random links and more. This week the team revisit an underrated SNES RPG called Robotrek, take a lookback at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan on the Game Boy, as well as look

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Original Fire Emblem receives English translation

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Feb 232011
 
Original Fire Emblem receives English translation

Fans of the Fire Emblem series and strategy games in general are in for a treat as the original Fire Emblem game has been translated into English thanks to two enthusiastic fans Quirino and HHHIII. Fire Emblem: Ankoku Ry? to Hikari no Tsurugi (translated to Shadow Dragons and the Blade of Light) was released on

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Retrogaming RoundUp 28

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Feb 232011
 
Retrogaming RoundUp 28

The monthly retrogaming podcast mark their second anniversary with this show. As usual, expect to listen to all the latest happenings from the world of retrogaming with news, views, URLs and emails. In other regular sections, ‘Hardware Flashback’ looks back at The FX Chip, while the team’s ‘Top Ten…’ this month focuses on Nintendo 64

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PC Engine Gamer issue 4

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Feb 232011
 
PC Engine Gamer issue 4

This is a publication that I’ve been meaning to discuss for some time now. PC Engine Gamer is an online digital retrogaming zine which is naturally dedicated to NEC’s underrated PC Engine console. So what can we expect to see in issue 4? Well, expect to read the latest PC Engine news in ‘Newstopia’, a

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Back in Time: February 1991

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Feb 182011
 
Back in Time: February 1991

Another month, another Back in Time article where I go back twenty years this month to reminisce through the classic videogaming magazines of the time. As regular readers may noticed, I’ve re-designed the format of the article somewhat. This means that the most interesting or standout magazine from each format (Multi, Spectrum, C64, etc.) for

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Sub Hunter converted to the Amstrad CPC

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Feb 152011
 
Sub Hunter converted to the Amstrad CPC

Sub Hunter is an excellent Commodore 64 shoot-’em-up/rescue game (read our review of the game in issue 1), developed by Richard Bayliss & Frank Gasking and released through Psytronik, so it’s fantastic news to hear that it has been ported over to the Amstrad CPC. Paul Kooistra, who has such recent CPC hits as Star

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The Retro League Episode 70

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Feb 152011
 
The Retro League Episode 70

The Retro League episode 70 – “Team Squall” is available to download. The weekly podcast features news, articles and links to all things retrogaming. This week the team discuss Final Fantasy VIII, the weirdest games and trying to figure out what the controversy was surrounding the Sega (Mega) CD game Night Trap (check out Retroaction

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