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Odnetnin

Odnetnin

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These are some scans of Nintendo Power's exclusive reveal of Retro City Rampage, an ambitious open-world WiiWare game that lets you commit every crime in the book in hilarious 8-bit fashion as parodies of classic games (Super Mario Bros./2, Sonic the Hedgehog, River City Ransom, etc.) and 80's movies TV shows (Ghostbusters, TMNT, Fresh Prince, etc.) from the developer's childhood and even a reference as recent as 2008's The Dark Knight abound, ensuring laugh-out-loud moments around every street corner. Years in the making, RCR looks to be one of the best WiiWare downloads available when it hits the service this fall.
http://www.retrocityrampage.com
http://twitter.com/RetroCR

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the_shpydar

the_shpydar

2. Posted:

Just read about this in the new Nintendo Power yesterday. Definitely looking forward to it, sounds awesome and hilarious!

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Kaeobais

Kaeobais

3. Posted:

Wait, this is real? Holy crap, that's freaking awesome!

The best strategy in the game: go up stairs and pause balls.

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KaiserGX

KaiserGX

4. Posted:

This sucks...

It sucks that I have to wait till fall. 80's? Day one purchase. I see a Super Dodge ball reference in the city map.

Kachou on!

Nintendo Network ID: KaiserGX

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shake_zula

shake_zula

5. Posted:

this will be awesome

shake_zula

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Odnetnin

Odnetnin

6. Posted:

Btw, right-click "view image" and zoom to read the scans.

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WiiPS2Guy

WiiPS2Guy

7. Posted:

I am looking forward to this game and seeing how it turns out.

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Kaeobais

Kaeobais

8. Posted:

The city actually seems fairly alive with vehicles and people, considering the seemingly large scale of this game and the small size limit of WiiWare.

The best strategy in the game: go up stairs and pause balls.

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Monix2598

Monix2598

9. Posted:

Odnetnin wrote:

80's movies TV shows (Ghostbusters, TMNT, Fresh Prince, etc.)

Fresh Prince was a ninety's show wasn't it?

Monix2598

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Kaeobais

Kaeobais

10. Posted:

Monix2598 wrote:

Odnetnin wrote:

80's movies TV shows (Ghostbusters, TMNT, Fresh Prince, etc.)

Fresh Prince was a ninety's show wasn't it?

Yeah, I think. However, there are parodies of The Dark Knight, so maybe they aren't too specific.

The best strategy in the game: go up stairs and pause balls.

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jbrodack

jbrodack

11. Posted:

Thanks, I've been wanting to see scans from that issue. I'm kinda disappointed that there is no blood but still should be a cool game. This started out as an actual homebrew NES game.

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KaiserGX

KaiserGX

12. Posted:

Disappointed about no blood? Blood in an 8bit?

Kachou on!

Nintendo Network ID: KaiserGX

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VGC

VGC

13. Posted:

Notice how the Uzi and the grappling hook thing are used together. Uzi is selected, but the grappling hook is used. it must be mapped to a button once you aquire it.

-Haru

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Odnetnin

Odnetnin

14. Posted:

Below is the "premiere issue" of RCR's e-newsletter, which you can subscribe to on the official site:

Retro City Rampage: The Video Game: The Newsletter

(Vol.1, Issue #1) Premiere ISSUE! COLLECTOR'S ITEM!

June 27th, 2010

WHOA! Hi Fans!

Checkout these gnarly new screen shots! They're NEW FOR 20XX and
their superior graphics will amaze you!

  • "Watch out! Those tires get hot at 88mph!"

http://twitpic.com/1yxmmw

  • "Just tidying up the sidewalks and picking up loose change."

http://twitpic.com/20ki1f

  • "The truck have started to move!" "I feel asleep, leave massage"
    "UH OH!"

http://twitpic.com/20kh3o

  • "Fresh Prints, where copies are only 5 cents... LOOKOUT! He's got
    a gun!"

http://twitpic.com/20kgy2

Stay tuned, more to come in the coming months!

  • The Development Blog - Amazing behind the scenes action!
  • The Trailer - You read that right! Retro City Rampage in moving
    pictures, straight through the "Internet" to YOU!

...and more Screen Shots! More Details!

Remember, in the latest issue of Nintendo Power (#256, July), you'll
find a four page spread on Retro City Rampage revealing loads of
details and a lot more screen shots!

Feel free to post questions and comments on the Facebook page:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Retro-City-Rampage/118873568154023

Thanks again for joining the Retro City Rampage Newsletter!

All the best,

Brian

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KaiserGX

KaiserGX

15. Posted:

What's funny is that I just joined the newsletter this morning.

Kachou on!

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gaminguy

gaminguy

16. Posted:

This is probably my most anticipated WiiWare download ever, looks like it's worth more than a WiiWare game usually is.

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KaiserGX

KaiserGX

17. Posted:

Mine too, (besides worms).

Kachou on!

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ThEjOkErIsWiLd

ThEjOkErIsWiLd

18. Posted:

Just checked my email and those new pics, looks pretty awesome so far! I think this might be a day 1 purchase for me just cuz it's got a delorean in it, lol

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Sean_Aaron

Sean_Aaron

19. Posted:

Probably the WiiWare title I'm most anticipating at this point. Great stuff guys!

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Kryakus

Kryakus

20. Posted:

Reveal trailer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Brbf0H-oxs

Kryakus