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April2019

  • News Shakedown: Hawaii Finally Gets A Launch Date On Switch

    Only two weeks to wait

    Shakedown: Hawaii, the successor to Vblank Entertainment's open world retro game parody Retro City Rampage, will finally see a Switch release on 7th May after slipping from its initial projected release way back in 2017. Vblank has has released two new trailers to get you back in the mood. From the look of the videos (see...

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  • News Shakedown Hawaii to Make Its Debut on Nintendo Switch in April

    Retro anarchy

    We were big fans of Retro City Rampage on WiiWare and then in its DX form on the 3DS eShop, so it's fantastic news that Switch owners will be the first to play its successor - Shakedown Hawaii will arrive on the system in April. This time around inspiration is taken from the 16-bit era, and as this is the work of Brian Provinciano...

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  • News Retro City Rampage DX Update Arrives this Week in Europe

    Awaiting approval in North America

    A few weeks ago we reported on an upcoming update for Retro City Rampage DX on the Nintendo 3DS. The update will bring a stable 60 frames per second and will include c-stick support on the New 3DS. Additionally, for the New 3DS, the update will take advantage of its faster CPU to deliver smoother effects and...

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April2014

  • News Retro City Rampage: DX Update Available Worldwide Today

    Launch sales in North America exceed equivalent Xbox 360 global results

    Retro City Rampage DX has been causing mayhem on 3DS systems in North America and Europe for a number of weeks now, and it'll also bring its brand of chaos to Australia and New Zealand today. Vblank Entertainment has been working on a free update, too, to resolve a bug in the...

March2014

February2014

  • News Upcoming Retro City Rampage: DX Update Will Add Music Jukebox

    Almost 3 hours of music to go with your mayhem

    Retro City Rampage: DX on 3DS has worked hard to earn its deluxe subtitle with a slew of additional features not seen in other versions of the top-down action game. Even further bonuses and tweaks are set to come in future updates, and as the title is one big love-letter to the '80s and '90s, it's only...

  • News Retro City Rampage DX is "Doing Great" on 3DS

    Vblank Entertainment shows interest in a future 3DS release

    It's no secret that of the income Vblank Entertainment and its founder has earned from Retro City Rampage, the WiiWare version has contributed little, potentially nothing. When we last raised the topic with the studio's founder Brian Provinciano he reiterated that he'd earned nothing from...

  • Video Nintendo Minute Catches Up With Two eShop Developers

    Vblank Entertainment and Nicalis discuss upcoming releases

    Nintendo of America's recent Nintendo Direct broadcast included some Indie-download chat, likely taken from a multi-game event held earlier this month. For its part the Nintendo YouTube Channel's 'Nintendo Minute' spoke to more publishers and developers about games on the way to the eShop...