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[Extra bits] Even Netflix has a side-scrolling game

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Wait a minute, wait a minute. What have we here, gentlemen? Looks like Netflix have themselves an RV er…a side-scrolling infinite runner. This one has been floating around for a bit now. Don’t think it’s gotten too much attention because it’s pretty boring after two attempts, but hey, what else do…

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[Extra Bits] Star Wars Rogue One as an 8-bit game

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So this, as always, is a cool 8-bit version of Rogue One from the folks at CineFix. A film that I thoroughly enjoyed in case you were wondering. You probably weren’t but it’s my post so…there. I’m surprised they didn’t include any other secondary characters…or at least a quick cut…

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Nerd out over these original Legend of Zelda design docs

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It’s the 30th anniversary of Legend of Zelda this year and Nintendo is releasing some very cool items in celebration. The latest are original design documents for various sections and levels of the classic hit. The drawings are from the masters themselves, Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka, and highlight Nintendo’s planning…

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Formula 1 2016 8-bit year in review

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I don’t follow F1 very much so I can’t give any type of F1 details. Car racing, to me, has always been a neutral interest. I won’t go out of my way for it but I certainly don’t hate it. But, when F1 decided to do an 8-bit review of…

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See what the very first NES ad looked like

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I love this type of stuff. Frank Cifaldi, an archivist and founder/board president of The Video Game History Foundation, came across the very first ad for the NES in a January 1985 issue of Consumer Electronics. He, thankfully, shared the discovery plus another gem from the very same mag a…

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DIY time! Build an arcade stick

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The weekend is fast approaching and that means – DIY time! With all the emulator talk lately maybe it’s time we build a classic arcade stick to go with it. Designed by Fredrik Setterberg, the BambooArcade, is a clean, simple design built using IKEA parts, arcade components and screws. Seems obvious…

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RetroEngine Sigma is the all-in-one retro gaming system

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Another day, another retro gaming console. The retro market is making such a comeback it’s becoming not retro anymore. We have plenty of classic gaming emulators out there; we have the NES Mini Classic (which I feel like I write about weekly but that’s because I’m lazy), we have the…

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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is the prequel we need

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If you haven’t checked out Shovel Knight yet – you should. It’s a fantastic indie game from Yacht Club Games that wonderfully captures that classic NES action style games. Well, thankfully we’ll be getting a sequel to the 2014 indie hit that is actually a prequel: Shovel Knight: Specter of…