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RetroN 5 console gives ultimate retro gaming fix, plays SNES, NES, GBA and Sega cartridges

RetroN 5 console gives ultimate retro gaming fix, plays SNES, NES, GBA and Sega cartridges

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If you fancy dusting off some old cartridges, taking Sonic for a spin, or giving Mario a run about, then the RetroN 5 could be for you. Designed to let you play games created for five of your favourite retro games consoles, the clever box has five slots... >>

Portable gaming exhibition hits Museum of Computing

Portable gaming exhibition hits Museum of Computing

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Geek's paradise and Pocket-lint fave, the Museum of Computing, based in Swindon, UK, is looking back at 35 years worth of portable games consoles and devices in its new "Gaming on the Go" exhibition. For it, the museum has garnered a mighty collection... >>

Atari's Greatest Hits for iPhone and iPad debuts

Atari's Greatest Hits for iPhone and iPad debuts

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Atari has released an app for the iPhone and iPad that is packed to the gills with classic games from yesteryear. And while it was only available in New Zealand initially, it's now gone global. Atari’s Greatest Hits promises to bring the best of retro... >>

Commodore 64 relaunch still on track

Commodore 64 relaunch still on track

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First touted back in August last year, Commodore USA's efforts to build a PC inside the original case design of the Commodore 64 seemed to be on hiatus. That is, until new pictures emerged showing a prototype model with its bits and bobs out. The prototype... >>

Speedball 2 Evolution: iOS launch date confirmed

Speedball 2 Evolution: iOS launch date confirmed

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The much anticipated iOS update to the ultra-cool, ultra-playable classic Amiga game, Speedball 2, has been dated for the 24 February - bringing Speedball 2: Evolution to iPad owners everywhere. The original Bitmap brothers' Speedball 2 found massive... >>

A few of the best retro racing games ever

A few of the best retro racing games ever

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Racing, in a car, for real, is perhaps one of the most exciting things you can do, however it has two rather inconvenient draw backs: it's very expensive, and injury and death are likely side effects. In view of this, if we want to get some kind of racing... >>

VIDEO: Wii didn’t start the fire - a brief history of video games

VIDEO: Wii didn’t start the fire - a brief history of video games

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What is it with nostalgic video game videos, showing us where we’ve come from and where we're going? If the 4-minute history of video games we told about yesterday didn’t stoke your excitement, you’ll be singing along to this one in no time, we're... >>

Commodore 64: Beefed up PC version detailed

Commodore 64: Beefed up PC version detailed

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We've been pretty excited about seeing this bad boy since we first reported that Commodore USA had done a deal with Commodore Licensing to release a PC all-in-one, cased in an exact replica of the Commodore 64 which was originally released back in 1982. ... >>

Commodore PC64 gives retro gaming a modern twist

Commodore PC64 gives retro gaming a modern twist

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If you love your retro machines, but get frustrated because they are, well, a bit crap, then Commodore USA may have just come up with the answer. It has done a deal with Commodore Licensing to release a PC all-in-one, that will be cased in an exact replica... >>

Gamescom 2010: Retro console spectacular

Gamescom 2010: Retro console spectacular

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It wasn't all about brand new gaming over in Cologne at Gamescom.  Well, 99 per cent of it was - but there was an awesome section from the guys at Return Magazine who were displaying an incredible array of retro gaming consoles. It certainly stirred... >>