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The NES Mini Returns This June

Nintendo have announced the NES Mini returns and is coming on June 29th. Originally released in November 2016, the Nintendo Classic Mini flew off the shelves and was a very hard system to find in it’s initial run. It sold 2.3 million units across the world and demand continued after its initial launch date. It […]

Nintendo Announce Nintendo Classic Mini

Nintendo have announced the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System. Pre-loaded with 30 classic NES titles, it allows you to relive some of Nintendo’s best titles of the 80’s. “The Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System comes packaged with an HDMI cable, a USB cable for powering the system*, and one Nintendo Classic Mini: NES Controller. And whether […]

Banjo Guy Ollie: Heart of Fire

It’s Monday, so that means Banjo Guy Ollie has another retro cover for us and it’s one of my favourite Castlevania pieces of music! ‘Heart of Fire’ first appeared in the original NES title Castlevania on the fifth stage of the game. The track would eventually become the theme for Julius Belmont, the oldest member of […]

At A Glance: Shovel Knight

Welcome to “At a Glance” where first impressions mean everything!. Ladies, gentlemen and garden equipment wielding warriors, I present to you; Shovel Knight. I’ve looked at quite a few Kickstarter games over the course of this series, many of which promised a new take on old school experiences. While many people scoff at the idea […]

Weekly Recap 25/01/14

Hello, and welcome back to the weekly recap of all the biggest news in gaming. Let’s get this started with the headlines. ‘Dark Souls II’ News ‘Klei’ Announces DLC for ‘Don’t Starve: Reign of the Giants’ ‘RedBedlam’ Launches Alienware Competition ‘Fable: Anniversary’ Launch Trailer Could You Work for EA? Android Port of ‘Final Fantasy VI’ […]

News: Shovel Knight – Pick your Boss

The Kickstarter game, Shovel Knight, has been gathering a lot of attention over the last few months, and it’s no wonder why. The title is a mash up of wonderful hard as nails old school Nintendo games, inspired by classics like Super Metroid and Castelvania: Symphony of the Night. So what’s the news? Well developers, […]