Monthly Archives: January 2015

Retro Game of the Month – River City Ransom (NES)

This month marks the 1990 US release of one of the greatest 8-bit titles ever conceived on the venerable NES.  We’ve got some classic gaming magazine ads to offer for your enjoyment as we celebrate River City Ransom’s twenty-fourth birthday!

Bandit Gaming: Street Fighter II Champion Edition, Hyper Fighting, for Virtual Boy Spotted in Wild

That is a convoluted title, for sure, but it is true.  A port of Street Fighter II Champion Edition, called Hyper Fighting, for the Nintendo Virtual Boy has been found in the wild.  We are talking complete here folks- box,

Update- Justice Beaver Meets Goal on IndieGoGo with Time to Spare, Plus New Screenshots

Collectorvision have just reached their $20,000 goal on IndieGoGo, with about three days to go.  Along with this news, they have released some screenshots of level 2 of their new Super Nintendo Entertainment System game, Justice Beaver.  The second level

Super Mario Bros Conquers the World on the NES: Today in History- January 23rd, 1990

What can really be said about Super Mario Bros 3 for the Nintendo Entertainment System that hasn’t been said already?  This was Nintendo’s unofficial swan song of Mario games for the NES that really showed that the system still had

Video: Antarex to Bring 2D Side Scrolling Transforming Robot Shooting Fun to Sega Genesis

Ah, the Super Nintendo seems to be getting all of the love lately, doesn’t it?  Shadowhawk is getting a release by Rose Colored Gaming and Collectorvision are continuing onward with Justice Beaver, just to name a couple of new games. 

Update: Justice Beaver for Super Nintendo Reworked, New Screens and Video

We covered Justice Beaver by Collectorvision a short while back (here) and during that time, there have been some major changes.  First, the IndieGoGo campaign is sitting at ¾ funded with about 11 days left for anyone that has not

Fans Plan to Release Phantasy Star Online 2, Sega Silent on Matter

It is no secret that things with Sega have kind of gone downhill since the demise of the Sega Dreamcast.  Things have just not been the same with the once great company that took on Nintendo, and arguably, won in

New Game: Shadowhawk Incoming on Super Nintendo, Never Before Released Game

Super hero games are a mainstay of gaming, go ahead, look at the games available on whatever “decently” popular platform you want.  From Atari 2600 to the Sega Genesis and onto newer platforms such as Xbox 360 and PS3- super

New Game: Papi Commando Coming to PC and Sega Genesis and Mega Drive

Show of hands, who remembers the classic Capcom arcade title, Commando?  Show of hands again, who is willing to admit they saw the movie of the same name starring a young Alyssa Milano and Arnold Schwarzenegger?  Okay, forget the second

Repro: Rose Colored Gaming Unveils Star Fox 2 for Super Nintendo Special Edition Box, Colored Cartridge

We don’t see this level of work put into most reproductions but Rose Colored Gaming are going above and beyond the norm.  Everyone knows that Star Fox 2 never saw an official release by Nintendo themselves.  That is a sad