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Hyperkin’s RetroN 5 gets delayed until 2014

14 Dec

retron 5

 

Earlier this year we reported the announcement of the RetroN 4, the multi-retro-compatible console by Hyperkin. But since then, the guys at the American manufacturer have continued developing, believing on the power of retrogaming (we love them!); so the RetroN 5 has been announced.

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Watch How Videogames Changed the World documentary here

1 Dec

how videogames changed the world

 

If yesterday evening you missed the documentary How Videogames Changed the World, hosted by Charlie Brooker on Channel 4, it’s no big deal, because C4 has been so kind to upload it on its YouTube channel, full-lenght.

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A documentary on how video games changed the world

28 Nov

How Videogames Changed the World

 

Oh look, there’s finally something interesting shown on TV! Good news folks, if you live in UK, this Saturday a very cool and interesting 2-hour documentary called How Videogames Changed the World will be aired on Channel 4 at 9pm.

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There are a lot of Doctor Who easter egg across different video games

26 Nov

doctor who easter eggs video games

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary day has just passed, with even Google paying an homage to it, so the guys at VGFacts published a video on DYKG YouTube channel showing a tons of hidden and secret easter eggs and references to the popular british sci-fi fiction all across several video games in history.

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Yu Suzuki will talk about Shenmue at next GDC 2014 Classic Game Postmortem

26 Nov

yu suzuki gdc 2014

And we’re here again to write about Yu Suzuki. This time is not a supposed Shenmue 3 release or some other not-veryfied small talk rumor, BUT it is Shenmue related.

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Developer M2 talks about SEGA’s Space Harrier 3D port

26 Nov

Naoki Horii M2 Yosuke Okunari SEGA CS3

 

This thursday the 3DS eShop will finally be hit with 3D classics from SEGA, including arcade masterpiece Space Harrier.

The game is obviously published by SEGA, but the actual port of the old arcade game (alongside with all the other SEGA classics for the Nintendo 3DS) is made by developer M2, that started in the industry many years ago and it’s responsible for the SEGA AGES compilations on Saturn, and eventually, on PlayStation 2 and Wii Virtual Console.

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Be prepared for a Zelda violin performance you won’t forget

24 Nov

taylor davis zelda violin rain

Taylor Davis is a violinist that ofter perform well known tracks from different video games and movies. She’s very good at it, but this time, with Song of Time and Song of Storms from The Legend Of Zelda Ocarina of Time she’s really outdid herself.

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Watch the history of horror video games in 3 minutes

22 Nov

history of horror video games

Are you rady to re-live a brief history of horror video games in the next 3 minutes or so? Because young film-maker Anthony Carpendale is looking for some funds on Kickstarter, in order to complete his project of a full-lenght documentary on horror video games Playing With Fear. So, the video you’re going to watch is some sort of trailer for his campaign, but still pretty impressive! Enjoy!

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Look at this amazing custom made Atari action figures

22 Nov

custom made atari action figure

Using old G.I. Joe figuresDan Polydoris known as the Chicago Toy Collector picked some classic Activision games from the Atari 2600 and custom made something incredibly amazing. He specifically chose Activision games due to their particularly memorable characters and recognizable box aesthetic, using each character’s color scheme from the game. The results are just awesome!

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Watch Nolan Bushnell answering some questions about Atari

5 Nov

Nolan Bushnell

First of all, if you’re wondering who Nolan Bushnell is, please change blog, because here we’re talking about a man that made history.

So well, who wants to hear the Atari‘s dad answering some questions? Apparently he attended to an Italian video games convention in Milan a couple of weeks ago, and some collector guys (probably the same from this video) had the chance to ask him few questions. It’s a quick one, so enjoy!