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Iceblox Plus (C64 Game) Getting A Physical Release

The game Iceblox Plus is getting a physical release from the publisher Psytronik Software.  Iceblox Plus is a homebrew game for the Commodore 64 (C64) developed by Karl Hörnell and is free to download or name your price support/purchase, and is also stated to be compatible for the C 64 Mini. Purchasable from the web […]

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New Neo Geo Shmup “Project Neon” in Early Development

A developer who goes under the screen name Coin feeder on the arcade-projects forums has recently revealed that he is developing a new “tate” style shmup game for the Neo Geo MVS. I had the opportunity to video chat with him, and during our conversation he demonstrated a very early version of this new game running […]

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Unofficial Mega Man X port for the Genesis looks fantastic.

Developer TiagoSC is working on a Mega Drive/Genesis port of Mega Man X. Some WIP gameplay footage is now available and it looks and sounds fantastic! The colors look amazingly close to the SNES original and while the sound may not be 100% identical, it still rocks. Keep in mind that this is a homebrew […]

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TurboGrafx-16 R-Type converted to SuperGrafx

Someone mentioned a fabled R-Type TurboGrafx-16-to-SuperGrafx conversion in my Discord yesterday, so I asked Chris Covell if such a thing exists. It turns out, Chris was the person behind it. He started converting TurboGrafx-16’s R-Type to SuperGrafx in 2012, and made it to stage 4. The SuperGrafx’s extra hardware is used to reduce sprite flicker […]

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Virtualtrex: Vectrex Emulator for Virtual Boy

Thunderstruck, a long-time Virtual Boy coder from PlanetVB forums, has released an open-source Vectrex emulator that runs on the Nintendo Virtual Boy. It currently runs Minestorm only, and very slowly. The author is hoping that another coder will come in and do the “boring” work of optimizing and improving it. Details on how it was […]

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Lethal Wedding Gameplay Footage Released

Not long ago, MegaCat Studios announced an interesting sounding “top down rpg shooter” called Lethal Wedding.  At the time, there was little to go on other than a quirky story about a bride and her mother-in-law seeking revenge when a groom is kidnapped. Footage is now available which shows off some of the gameplay and […]

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NEScape by Khan Games Makes its Kickstarter Debut

NEScape is the latest title in a resurgence of new games for classic consoles to make its rounds on Kickstarter.  Like many of its peers, NEScape met its goal relatively quickly, so it appears that it’s a safe bet that the Kickstarter campaign will be a success when it reaches its funding deadline. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/3652672/video-960005-h264_high.mp4 Created […]

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Soko Bananas: A New NES Game Just Made its Goal on Kickstarter

A new homebrew NES game just made its goal on kickstarter with 17 days left as of the time that I an writing this article.  The game, named Soko Bananas is an overhead puzzler that reminds me of classics such as The Adventures of Lolo, and Kickle Cubicle. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/assets/025/060/588/f129389f3c5aa5e6a981a05df1c37399_h264_high.mp4   Per Flip for Fate, the […]