Crash Bandicoot will receive a remastered collection for its 20th Anniversary called the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy from Vicarious Visions and Activision in 2017.
Lately the trend in the DLC arena seems to be something along the lines of “crazier is better.” We’ve seen a handful of games now try DLC’s that pose an alternate reality or a complete change in style from what the original game showcased. Most recently Assassin’s Creed 3 did this with their series of [...]
Darkstalkers Resurrection is one of the best values available for fighting fans on any console right now, and really should not be missed. Old school arcade junkies will love the enhanced graphics and options of both Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge and Darkstalkers 3, and can rest easy that the original charm of each title has been retained. Younger fans of the fighting genre will love the original characters and deep lore, and will enjoy the challenge of going up against those who have played these titles for nearly two decades.
The Thundercats cartoon has been looking to reinvent themselves for a new generation. With a younger Lion-o and a reworked story, this side-scroller is definitely destined for many a child's stocking this year. Snarf! Going around punching bad guys is always satisfying; too bad that's all Thundercats ever amounts to. The first 5 minutes of [...]
We've been covering events at Gallery 1988 for years it seems and always have an extra fondness for when they put on video game inspired art shows. This week Old School Video Games - Level 2 opened in the Gallery 1988 Venice location and will run until Nov 24, 2012. Some highlights from the show [...]
Marvel Vs Capcom Origins (Capcom) is available now - a throwback to the classic days of the golden age of fighting games -- or are we in the golden age right now? Either way - you'll want to visit or revisit this collection if you love fighting games and/or these characters. Marvel Vs Capcom Origins [...]
Tapping in to what is "retro" is big business these days. We've seen plenty of HD remakes hitting both game store shelves and more frequently the digital store front. From Street Fighter II to God of War to Tony Hawk Pro Skater the rehashing of what was great is varied and plentiful. But there seem [...]
The SNK arcade classic THE NEXT SPACE is now available as a ‘mini’ to download and play on your PlayStation 3 and/or PSP. The Next Space is an original arcade vertical scroller from 1989 with a high level of difficulty and enemies to blast. These retro remakes are often for nostalgic purposes and bringing back the fun of your childhood [...]
Gearbox Software and 2K Games have managed to one-up the fun, tongue-in-cheek marketing campaign for their upcoming highly anticipated role-playing shooter Borderlands 2 yet again with The Border Lands. Set in 1989 with stunning 16-bit (16-bit!) graphics, this free browser game de-make drops Vault hunters in a digitized rendering of Pandora where they must survive [...]
Here's what we know about the Thundercats video game - it will be released on the Nintendo DS and features Lion-O and Mumm-Ra in side-scrolling action fun from Namco Bandai. Thus far no gameplay or trailer has been released - hence the screen shot montage - enjoy!