Monthly Archives: September 2014

Game Hack: Donkey Kong Hacked into Streets of Rage 2 on Sega Genesis

Hacks of Streets of Rage 2 are nothing new, it is more a case of covering the more interesting ones than it is a matter of simply covering every one of them. When I saw Donkey Kong had infiltrated the

Wacky Wednesday – Thumb Master

Welcome back to Wacky Wednesday, where we ask the all-important question: “What the F&@!?”  Today we’re looking at an accessory destined to rock the gaming world, to ensure that you dominated each and every alien invader, koopa troopa, and loathsome

Hardware Hack: Game Boy Goes HD with HDMIBoy

The original Game Boy, and the follow ups such as the Color, literally changed portable gaming over the decade plus life they enjoyed. Competition came from everyone including Atari (Lynx) and Sega (Game Gear and Nomad) and even NEC (Turbo

Game Hack: Sonic 3 Complete Fixes Sonic and Knuckles Misleading Level Order and More

Okay, who reading this has played Sonic 3 and also tried the first, and only, lock-on cartridge add-on known as Sonic and Knuckles? Did you notice anything weird between the original and the “lock-on” versions? Like missing level enemies, weird

Country Music Group Little Big Town Uses Dr Mario Style Game to Promote new Album

It is not that often that we will cover music album releases, let alone country music, here on Retro Gaming Magazine. That goes out the window when the music group in question uses a retro game for inspiration to help

Update: Official Pier Solar HD Trailer Released (Multiple Platforms Confirmed)

Pier Solar getting an HD update is nothing new, we reported on it way back in January. What is special is that Watermelon, the development team have just released their official trailer for the Pier Solar HD remake. Also, some

Bandit Gaming: Another Unofficial Resident Evil 2 Remake in the Works Using the Unreal Engine

I remember the fervor that built up around the Resident Evil series, not once but twice, over the years. The first time was the release of the original game on Playstation- magazines such as Gamefan and Electronic Gaming Monthly were

Hardware Hack: Donkey Kong Style Game Boy Advance SP Custom Case

The name Vadu Amka shouldn’t be all that new to too many people reading this, after all he did create a special Sega Genesis/Mega Drive hardware mod that was pretty popular. Now, Vadu Amka has taken to modding the Game

Book- Hardcore Gaming 101's Castlevania Compendium Now Available

The team over at Hardcore Gaming 101 have just released the 158 page compendium for the Castlevania series. This is THE book for Castlevania fans on your holiday shopping list, and it is available on Amazon (both print and Kindle

Bandit Gaming: Donkey Kong Country Recreated Using Doom Engine

The headline is not misleading in any way. A modder by the name of “DooMero” has used the Doom engine, specifically the GZDooM hack, to recreate Donkey Kong Country in a 2.5D side scrolling platformer. The results are quite interesting