Tag Archives: Homebrew

More cart-based chiptune goodness with “8BIT MUSIC POWER NEXT”

Following on from the success of 8BIT MUSIC POWER, the unique chiptune album which released earlier this year in authentic Famicom cartridge format, homebrew developer and artist Riki Iwasaki has announced at the 2016 BitSummit indie developers conference that a sequel is in … Continue reading

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Watch the President of Sony uppercut PaRappa the Rapper in this SNES-CD homebrew game

When the prototype of the ill-fated SNES-CD add-on (also known as the Super Disc, or even the Nintendo PlayStation) leaks out into the hands of the public, what are you, the president of Sony, going to do? Get revenge by causing … Continue reading

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Kira Kira Star Night DX – The second Famicom game to release in 2016

Perhaps back in 1983, these are words that nobody thought could possibly be uttered – a brand-new Famicom game is releasing in 2016, and it isn’t even the first one. Following the success of homebrew Famicom chiptune album 8-BIT MUSIC POWER, … Continue reading

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A Little Look At… 8BIT MUSIC POWER

Since its unveiling back in late 2015 we’ve been eagerly anticipating the release of 8BIT MUSIC POWER, a brand new chiptune album produced by Famicom homebrew developer Riki Iwasaki, featuring the musical talents of many different chiptune artists and delivered in the … Continue reading

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You’ve Probably Never Played… Judgement Silversword: Rebirth Edition

Judgement Silversword: Rebirth Edition Developer:  M-KAI Publisher: Qute Platform(s): WonderSwan Color Release Date: February 2nd 2003 (Japan exclusive) The tale of the WonderSwan is a curious one. Released exclusively in Japan by Bandai and worked on by the legendary Gunpei Yokoi, the man … Continue reading

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“8BIT MUSIC POWER” now available to pre-order!

You may remember around a month ago we featured an article about “8BIT MUSIC POWER”, a brand new chiptune album from Japan released in Famicom cartridge format! I was quite excited to discover that Japanese artist and programmer RIKI was working on … Continue reading

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Gunman Clive now available… on Game Boy?

It normally comes as a big surprise to hear about brand new releases on systems considered to be discontinued, and few realise that games have continued to release on systems such as the Wii and PSP long after their successors have … Continue reading

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Listen to chiptune the way it was intended with RIKI’s “8BIT MUSIC POWER”!

Many fans of chiptune music will tell you that the best and most authentic sounding beats around are those produced by the machines that inspired the genre themselves! Be it the NES or the Game Boy, both of which sport a wide … Continue reading

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