Think Parodius and you're close
Dispatch Games is bringing Jaleco's classic shooter The Game Paradise to the Nintendo Switch in the west, it has been revealed. The Game Paradise: Crusin Mix Special is based on The Game Paradise / Game Tengoku, which originally hit arcades back in 1995. Like Konami's Parodius, it's a title which playfully lampoons...
Many games, one cart
We recently took a look at Retro-Bit's classic game collections sold in the US, classic NES and SNES games lovingly put onto reproduction carts with fancy packaging - a must-have for retro game collectors. It just came to our attention that Retro-Bit is selling a bunch of new retro classic game collections on Play-Asia which...
Data East and Jaleco classics are back!
Remember those terrible cardboard boxes that Nintendo games used to come in, way back when? The company thankfully moved onto more civilised plastic cases in the GameCube era, but NES, SNES, N64, Virtual Boy, Game Boy and Game Boy Advance titles all came in easily-crushed cardboard packaging which, for modern...
Data East and Jaleco classics repackaged
Retro-Bit is releasing a series of multi-carts for the NES and SNES which come packed with classic Data East and Jaleco games. Launching this December, each cartridge is compatible with the original SNES and NES hardware. They ship with an exclusive button and sticker set along with a collectible retail box,...
What's old is new again
In addition to the Super Retro Boy - an all-in-one Game Boy clone - Retro-Bit has revealed at CES 2017 that it is bringing a range of retro controllers and multi-carts to market later this year. The controllers - for NES, SNES and Mega Drive / Genesis - all feature Capcom artwork and retail for $19.99. They're expected to...
Rest easy, Super Noah's Ark is included
Clone consoles are all the rage at the moment, what with Nintendo's own NES Mini and RetroUSB's AVS arriving on the scene to remind everyone just how great the NES was, and still is. However, Retro-Bit is taking a slightly different approach by not focusing on a single system but instead creating an "all in...
Over 100 titles, HDMI support, SD card slot and 6-button controllers
Ever since the Retron 5 and Retro Freak arrived on the scene clone hardware maker Retro-Bit has fallen a little silent. The company's last major release - the Super Retro Trio - was seen as a rival to Hyperkin's hardware, but lacked HDMI su
Pixels and Netflix!
3DS gets its first "proper" downloadable application today in the very red form of Netflix. If you want something just a bit more interactive, there's plenty of new games to download too, as you'll read in the beautifully formatted list below. 3DS eShopNetflix (free) — The streaming video app comes to 3DS, and is free for any Netflix members on an unlimited streaming..
Virtual Console rating uncovered
Can't get enough of blasting aliens on Virtual Console? Then prepare to give your trigger finger another workout as the Australian Classification Board (OFLC) has outed Super E.D.F. Earth Defense Force for Super Nintendo, heading to the PAL region for the first time ever. There's naturally no release information attached to such a rating but the ability to play a..
It's VC week!
Next week is a VC-heavy week for Japan with only one WiiWare title and four Virtual Console titles. The Japanese DSiWare front has been quiet since the 1st of the month which saw the release of the viewer for downloading videos from the latest Nintendo Wii channel: Wii no Ma. Shika Gari (sic) or Deer Hunt is a simple deer-hunting title and the sole WiiWare release for 500 points..