Tag: retro gaming

Celebrate 40 years of everyone’s favorite pellet muncher, Pac-Man!!

Hey there Gamers and Gamettes! DevilDriver1313 here to take you “On the NXT LVL” as we celebrate 40 years of the loveable pellet munching, ghost eating yellow hockey puck, Pac-Man. In late 70s and early 80s, the video game industry has reached a zenith, generating more than $5 billion annually in North America by 1981. …

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TurboGrafx16 mini launches May 22 in North America after March delay!!

This weekend get ready to game like its 1989! As we all know, COVID19 has made its impact known in the entertainment world and a lot of stuff we have been anticipating are getting pushed back. But you know the old saying – “patience is a virtue.” Konami has announced that the TurboGrafx16 mini console …

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Japanese non-profit co. gifts 100 Super Famicoms to kids staying home!!

(Man, wished I lived in Japan) What up, Gamers and Gamettes? DevilDriver1313 here bringing you the latest gaming news amid this worldwide issue. As you saw from my forethought, it would be great to a kid in Japan right now. The Japanese Retro Games Association (JARGA) is giving 100 Super Famicoms to families to encourage …

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Take a slash back at the original Ninja Gaiden Trilogy!!

Ninjas. Masters of stealth. Experts in the silent kill. The ninja is one of most recognizable figures in pop culture. From movies to music to cartoons, the ninja has always been shown to possess incredible combat prowess and mystic powers. In video games, ninja do awesome stuff like fight of demons, military soldiers and wield …

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Arcade1Up bringing back NBA JAM and other classic titles as new arcade units!

Remember the good old days of hanging in the arcade with your buds and a fist full of quarters ready to play some two-on-two basketball with popular NBA superstars. Those days are coming back! Hello fellow gamers and J1 Fans, DevilDriver1313 is here with the latest in gaming news. In a report from IGN, retro …

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Konami announces TurboGrafx 16 mini!!

Well, look who’s throwing their hat into the mini game console market. Konami has decided not to be left in the dust with the announcement that they will be bringing back the TurboGrafx 16. Just like Nintendo’s two mini consoles and Sony’s smaller PS1, the mini version of the 16bit console from the nineties will …

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Konami to release the Contra Anniversary Collection!!

Break out the Master Code and get ready to game like it’s 1989! Following the recent release of the Castlevania Anniversary Collection, Konami follows up by reviving another classic series from their library. The Contra Anniversary collection brings back the classic side-scrolling shoot ’em up for a new generation of gamers and give older gamers …

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Sony reveals list of game for PlayStation classic mini!!

After revealing that they will be joining the mini console market with Nintendo, Sony has dropped the list of games available for the PlayStation Classic mini, which is set to launch on December 3, 2018 to commemorate the system’s 24th Anniversary. The date is also the exact same date that the original PlayStation launched in …

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Castlevania Reqium brings back to classic titles!!

Grab your whip and fill that holy water because it is time to hunt the night once again! Konami has announced that they will be bringing back two classic games from their long running Castlevania series – Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (known as Dracula X in Western releases), and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Fans …

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WHOO-HOO!! More NES minis are on the way this June!!

Still haven’t gotten your hands on a NES Mini because supplies ran dry in 2016. Well, worry no more. Nintendo is rolling out more units of their classic console in June with an increased number available to ensure that fans of the old school game will get their own console. Nintendo had originally ceased production …

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