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Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata dies at 55

In a short pressrelease, Nintendo of Japan announced that Satoru Iwata, the president and CEO at Nintendo of Japan, died on Saturday July 11 due to cancer (bile duct growth). Satoru Iwata  (1959-2015) started his carrier in HAL Laboratory. He became president … Continue reading

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Is this a prototype of the Nintendo PlayStation?

The Internet more or less exploded today when news about the Nintendo PlayStation surfaced. I learned aout it first on This might very well be a prototype of the Nintendo PlayStation, all though some think it’s a fake. The … Continue reading

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Rare Replay to Xbox One in August

I look forward to August 4 when the Rare Replay collection is out for the Xbox One. The game was announced at Microsoft’s pressbriefing at E3 in June. The collection will contain 30 classic Rare games from 1983 to 2008. … Continue reading

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Retro Freak is 11 consoles in 1

I recently learned about the Retro Freak console. It’s a Japanese console like the Retron 5 and can play games from 11 different consoles. Like the Retron 5, the console is based on emulation, can output video via HDMI with … Continue reading

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What is the Retro Video Game System?

Until recently, I hadn’t heard about Retro Video Game System (RETRO VGS). It’s an upcoming retro console and it will be Kickstarted sometimes in July-August this summer. The Retro VGS is brand new hardware. And unlike the Retron 5, there … Continue reading

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Mega Man Legacy Collection comming this Summer

In the summer of 2015, Capcom is releasing Mega Man Legacy Collection as digital download on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The game will also appear on the Nintendo 3DS in the winter. The collection will include the six first … Continue reading

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Day of the Tentacle – Special Edition coming in 2015

There was one new that I didn’t catch last week. At the PlayStation Experience keynote on December 6, Tim Schafer announced the Day of the Tentacle – Special Edition. The game originaly came out in 1993 on PC and Mac, and will be … Continue reading

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Kickstarter: Thimbleweed Park – From the makers of Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island

Did you like games like Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island when you where younger? If so, you’re in luck. The original makers of these games and more, Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, have started a Kickstarter top make a new game … Continue reading

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RetroN 5 finally has it’s CE certification

It’s been a long an bumpy road for the Retron 5 console. Released back in June in the US, a European launch have been absent. But finally, Hyperkin have got the CE certification for Europe. But it seems you have … Continue reading

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Sega 3D Classics Collection trailer

I like the 3D conversion of classic Sega games on the Nintendo 3DS. As usual, the Japanese gamers allready have more Sega 3D Classics than us in Europe (and the US for that matter). And they will get more. On … Continue reading

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