27th August 2014


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- Capcom to re-release classic fighting games to the arcades in Japan

- Top-down adventure game ‘Elysian Shadows’ successfully Kickstarted and coming to Dreamcast and modern platforms

- Mojon Twins release top down adventure game Godkiller for ZX Spectrum 128

- Breath of Fire: Complete Works art book available for preorder at Amazon.com


26th August 2014


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- PC Engine/TG-16 games rumoured to appear on Wii U Virtual Consoles in the West

- Unreleased Virtual Boy game Fishbone finally released for purchase

- Storybundle this month contains loads of game-related eBooks 

- Retro Console Rap Battle with SEGA VS Nintendo


25th August 2014


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- ROM discovered of 1995 Amiga Platformer ‘Pinkie’ for the Super Nintendo

- NES Console crammed into a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy Party Wagon 

- Super Mario Kart clone ‘Wacky Wheels’ released for OSX, Linux and Windows on Good old Games

- Various classic games rereleased by DotEmu on sale on iTunes App Store


22nd August 2014


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- Shadowgate remake released on Steam for OSX and Windows 27 years after initial release

- Jimmy Fallon and Pierce Brosnan battle each other in Goldeneye 007 on Nintendo 64

- Adventures of Lolo, Mega Man IV and Double Dragon on Nintendo eShops this week

- Puyo Puyo Tetris announced for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with all DLCs included

- Twitch broadcast streaming two fish playing Street Fighter, no really. 


21st August 2014


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- Over 80 minutes of ‘leaked’ gameplay footage of up and coming Hotline Miami 2 available on YouTube

- Limited edition Angry Kirby statuettes in production in time for Super Smash Bros. 

- New Alone in the Dark game announced by Atari to be released on PC later this year

- 1990 PC Adventure series “The Hugo Trilogy” available on Good old Games


20th August 2014

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- Dreamcast adventure ‘Shenmue’ getting unofficially remastered by one Korean fan

- Fan-made Metal Gear remake halted by Konami, game was to include original voice of Snake

- New Sonic game ‘Sonic Adventure Land’ features new and more challenging stages

- Indie-developed ‘Hive Jump’ delivers game like XCOM and Spelunky


19th August 2014

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- Ikaruga developer announces Ubusana for PlayStation 4 promising a treat for bullet hell fans

- Double Dragon on Atari 2600 gets patched to be much more playable

- Chiptune software ‘Bleep’ in production for Game Boy Colour

- Comparison video of RGB vs Composite on a Super Nintendo


18th August 2014


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- Video from 1993 of promotion documentary of SEGA USA on YouTube

- 80s Home computer release of Batman in development for MSX2 platform

- Super Mario 64 Lego Bob-omb battlefield recreated in LEGO

- Earthbound creator creates belly warmers based on Mr. Saturn and Super Mario

- New trailer for Hotline Miami on PlayStation 4, game release very soon


15th August 2014


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- Discounts on NES games for NES Remix owners on Wii U

- Game Boy port of Mega Man III arrives on 3DS

- USB-GDROM and CDROM cards for SEGA Dreamcast and 3DO consoles developed to play .ISO of games you own

- Retro-inspired drift-racing game ‘Drift Stage’ oozes of 80s 

- Robin Williams was inspiration for Sid Meier’s name to be added to the start of every game


14th August 2014

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- Waluigi in Time patch for Ocarina of Time replaces Link with Waluigi

- Latest Mortal Kombat X Trailer introduces Kano 

- Killer Instinct Season 2 announced for Xbox One, includes Killer Instinct 2 Classic

- New homebrew shooter “UMMO” developed for Amstrad PCW


13th August 2014


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- Night Trap to be rebooted via Kickstarter campaign for OSX, Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

- John Romero working on a new game, and it’s a 1st Person Shooter

- Coleco Mini Arcade cabinets making a possible return? 

- Loungey cover of Epoch music from Chrono Trigger by GreatJuja and Saxy Quaid


12th August 2014

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- Information and screenshots surfaced of Valve’s cancelled MMORPG ‘Prospero’

- Potential Game Boy themed stage for upcoming release of Super Smash Bros. on 3DS

- ColecoVision Tweets with interest in compilation release for Wii U/3DS

- Apogee classic puzzle game Crystal Caves now available on Good old Games


11th August 2014


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- Sierra to make a return? Teaser video hits the web in time for Gamescom

- Endless runner Gargula Bloodrush takes you back to Castlevania and Gargoyles Quest days

- Chinese exclusive RPG ‘Beggar Prince’ to be rereleased to the West on Mega Drive as retail

- Thunder Blade to be latest SEGA 3D Classic for 3DS


8th August 2014

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- Mega Man 2, Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge and Mach Rider on Nintendo eShops

- SEGA 3D Classics producer tweets suggestion to contact SEGA West to get games localised

- Kickstarter campaign for documentary ‘The Power of Glove’ about the Power Glove

- Latest Road Redemption trailer showcases more polished progress of the game 

- Tekken 3 pirate release for Mega Drive spotted


7th August 2014


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- Resident Evil HD Remastered announced for current and past-gen consoles and PC

- Wing Commander III is free on EA’s PC game distribution service ‘Origin’

- Ultima Forever online service to suspend end of month

- Chiptune/Rock cover of CHVRCHES - The Mother We Share performed by ‘Crying’