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The Legend of Zelda enters the World Video Game Hall of Fame

The Legend of Zelda joins the likes of Super Mario Bros.and The World of Warcraft in the Hall of Fame at The Strong Museum, New York This year, six more well-loved games will be entered into the World Video Game Hall of Fame and among them is The Legend of Zelda.

New NES/Famicom game Kira Kira Star Night DX coming this July

Yes, you read that right: there's a new NES--or rather, a Famicom--game hitting the streets of Japan!Titled Kira Kira Star Night DX, the game is the sequel to an indie hit released back in 2013 (also released for the Famicom!

Underrated Genesis RPGs (Part One): Landstalker

In this three-part series, I’ll be looking at three of the most important Genesis RPGs to impact my life.” The five-minute intro flashes up and leaves me mesmerised, even before I actually get to take control of the character.

Torment: Tides Of Numenera Revives the Greatest CRPG of all Time

I'm exceedingly happy to report all the naysayers (myself included) were dead wrong: Tides Of Numenera more than lives up to the Torment name and is a stellar successor to the greatest computer role playing game of all time.Outside of combat, Tides Of Numenera has taken concepts from the D&D universe and translated them into a new ruleset.

Shovel Knight's Finally Getting the Spectre Knight Update

Beloved 16 bit platformer, Shovel Knight, will finally be getting its Specter of Torment update on PC on April 5th, with the update coming to other consoles at an undetermined time later this month.The expansion will also cover the origin of Specter Knight and how he came into that position.

Nintendo Announces Discontinuation of the NES Classic

Today, Nintendo announced that it will discontinue the NES Classic Edition, with the last shipments being sent to retailers throughout the rest of April.” The representative also stated the NES Classic Edition was never meant to be a long-term and ongoing product, but added additional shipments to their original plans.

Nighthaw-x3000 Review -- When Shmups Are Dipped in Vaporwave

"Kicking ass 80s style" is one of the game's tag lines.The art style as seen in the story also carries a cyberpunk feel--an aesthetic that was made famous in the 80s as well.