Tag Archives: retro gaming magazine

Bandit Gaming: Ikaruga Ported to the Texas Instruments TI-83 Graphing Calculator

Over 13 years ago when Treasure released Ikaruga to the world- well Japanese arcades and then the Sega Dreamcast- gamers were in awe of the graphics and challenge that Ikaruga posed.  Eventually the world got Ikaruga on the Nintendo Gamecube,

New Game: Dragon Quest II Now Available on Android with Slightly Updated Graphics and Gameplay and Decent Price

Square Enix are known for releasing full blown role playing games on mobile devices. Not just the usual flick or tap type affairs either. Square Enix are also known for giving their mobile releases console prices and fans have complained

Bandit Gaming: Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 In Progress for the Game Boy Color

The Game Boy, and Game Boy Color, got a few games that made gamers go “huh” when they discovered them. One such title was the original Mortal Kombat which hit the salad green Game Boy, Nintendo even censored it just

New Game: Jack B Nimble is a Game Boy Looking Endless Runner for iOS

Who would have thought that the original, salad green, Game Boy would be inspiring game developers 25 years later? We can add Jack B. Nimble for iOS to the list- it also hit Windows, Mac and Linux platforms awhile back.

Hardware Hack: Game Boy Goes HD with HDMIBoy

The original Game Boy, and the follow ups such as the Color, literally changed portable gaming over the decade plus life they enjoyed. Competition came from everyone including Atari (Lynx) and Sega (Game Gear and Nomad) and even NEC (Turbo

Hardware Hack: Donkey Kong Style Game Boy Advance SP Custom Case

The name Vadu Amka shouldn’t be all that new to too many people reading this, after all he did create a special Sega Genesis/Mega Drive hardware mod that was pretty popular. Now, Vadu Amka has taken to modding the Game

New Game: Dragon Quest (Dragon Warrior for North American Gamers) Updated and Released on Android and iOS

Square Enix are not scared to herd out their old games onto newer platforms and give them a fresh coat of paint, some gameplay additions and other extras. Dragon Quest, the original one that was known as Dragon Warrior here

Ending Friendships with a Smile with Super Mario Kart on Super Nintendo – Today in History – September 1st, 1992

If you are a retro gamer of any sort then you know at least a little bit about Super Mario Kart. Super Mario Kart was not the first racing game, just like Super Mario Bros was not the first side

New Game: Icewind Dale Coming to Android, iOS, Mac and PC with +1 Enhancements

Previously we saw Baldur’s Gate, with enhancements, hit Android and now the same developers (Beamdog) are working on bringing Icewind Dale to Google’s mobile platform, among others. Wizards of the Coast have announced this version will be hitting Android, iOS,

Kick in the Teeth of Bad Guys in Vigilante on Turbo Grafx-16 – Today in History – August 19th, 1989

The Turbo Grafx-16 launched with two arcade titles, Vigilante and R-Type. The Sega Genesis on the other hand launched with several arcade ports (all but two, I believe). Vigilante is believed by many a gamer to be the spiritual successor