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You’ve Probably Never Played… Barbarossa

Barbarossa Developer(s): SystemSoft Publisher: Sammy Platform(s): Super Famicom Release Date: November 27th 1992 (Japan exclusive) Hitler was a bad guy. It’s hardly a surprise, all things considered, that the majority of his video game appearances have seen him take on the fitting role … Continue reading

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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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Get fighting fit with Street Fighter V Strength Training Gear

It goes without saying that characters of the Street Fighter V are pretty buff – on occasions, arguably too buff. To undertake such superhuman feats as conjuring balls of energy from thin air, performing hundreds of kicks per second and pulling off physics-defying haircuts clearly requires … Continue reading

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Bring some freshness into your amiibo collection with Splatoon dioramas

Joining Nintendo’s lineup of amiibo diorama kits are these two Splatoon-themed setups ideal for showcasing your Inkling boys and girls, as well as the upcoming Callie and Marie amiibo, in the freshest possible manner. Inspired by both the Inkopolis plaza stage where the Squid Sisters … 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 snack you can grind with – Dragon Quest Slime cookies

Square Enix’s heavy offensive on the Dragon Quest 30th anniversary merchandising front continues with these cute tins of Slime-shaped sablés (which, for those who don’t consider themselves baking connoisseurs/don’t eat enough biscuits, are a type of French shortbread cookies, and are positively … Continue reading

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Space Harrier model kits let you enter the Fantasy Zone, store your stationary

It’s a known fact that the only way to truly keep your desk tidy is by storing your pens and pencils inside the hollowed out head of an Ida, the imposing stone head enemies from Sega’s surreal sci-fi rail shooter … 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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Check out some ‘The Great Ace Attorney’-themed booze you never knew you wanted to drink

I think there are a fair few people who wouldn’t find it hard to argue that video games and alcohol go hand-in-hand. Necking a few cold ones over a game of Mario Kart might sound like the ideal form of relaxation … Continue reading

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A Look at Super Potato’s New Year’s Lucky Bags – Culture Collection #8

It’s the first Culture Collection instalment of 2016 and what better way to kickstart a year’s worth of gaming culture coverage than with a look at some New Year’s festivities, Super Potato style! Japanese chain retro game store Super Potato … Continue reading

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