Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage

2013

System
WiiWare
Developer
Vblank Entertainment

8.0

Game Rating

User Ratings: 4

Our Review: 8/10

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December2012

  • News Retro City Rampage Looks Set For A January Release on WiiWare

    Don't worry, it'll arrive... eventually

    It seems like forever and an age since Retro City Rampage was announced for the Wii Shop Channel - the title has had a delay or two since then. We reported earlier this month that an updated version of the 8-bit action-adventure game would be heading to Europe and North America 'soon', but no specific date was...

  • News Retro City Rampage Storming Onto WiiWare Soon

    Updated version coming to European shores

    Popular download title Retro City Rampage has been available on PC, Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita for a while now in North America. The game has recently been tweaked and updated to give the player a better experience, and now it's coming to a multitude of platforms in Europe, including WiiWare. For...

November2012

  • News Retro City Rampage Isn't Headed Down Under

    "Ratings are expensive and time consuming", says developer

    VBlank Entertainment has revealed that the WiiWare version of Retro City Rampage won't be released in Australia. Posting on Twitter, the developer cited the expensive process of age rating approval as the reason for the no-show. The Xbox Live Arcade and PSN versions are also impacted by the...

October2012

  • News Retro City Rampage Trailer is Full of Old-School Cool

    Spot the references

    Retro City Rampage arrives on PC and PS Vita today, which may draw some envious glances from Wii owners that were promised this title so long ago. The good news is that developer VBlank has already confirmed that the title is rampaging onto WiiWare later this year, so the wait is hopefully not going to be too long. On the plus...

  • News Retro City Rampaging To WiiWare Later This Year

    We've not been forgotten about

    With WiiWare entering the final stages of its life, you might assume that developer support is going to dry up massively. However, we've recently been given one of the best games ever seen on the platform in the shape of La-Mulana. Thankfully, it would appear that it's not going to be WiiWare's final notable release,...

June2012

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  • News Here's 10 Minutes of Retro City Rampage Gameplay and Music

    Download free bleep-bloops from the game written by Shantae, NBA Jam, NES death metal composers

    If these soundtrack samples and new video for Retro City Rampage are anything to go by, it would seem that Vblank is barring no holds for what certainly is one of the most ambitious games yet for WiiWare. Vblank snuck us over a new ten-song soundtrack "mixtape" to show off just how retro that..

  • Features Things We Miss About the 8-Bit Era

    It's the little things that count

    Today, the virtual reality experience of the Wii is as immersive as Lawnmower Man director/writer Brett Leonard ever could have hoped, with Mario as real and in-person as an actual member of our family and special effects so vivid that we compulsively hold our breath during underwater levels. Okay, maybe things...

  • Features NES Homebrew Is Where The Heart Is

    How two indie developers are keeping the system kicking after all these years

    It’s nigh impossible to overstate the importance of the Nintendo Entertainment System in video game history: its popularity pretty much single-handedly revived the home game console market in the US, which had crashed a few years before the NES’s October 18th, 1985...

September2010

  • Interviews Brian Provinciano - Retro City Rampage

    Vblank Entertainment's open-world game looks set to hijack your 8-bit heart

    Grand Theftendo may have started out as a pet project of Vblank Entertainment's Brian Provinciano, but eight years later it's turned into one of the most intriguing games slated to hit WiiWare in the form of Retro City Rampage. The novelty of an 8-bit open-world game was...

  • News Flash Back with a Zapper in Retro City Rampage

    Vblank Entertainment's parodic action game pays homage to the iconic Nintendo light gun

    It's not uncommon for characters and items from one franchise to appear in another by the same developer, but when homage is paid to an unrelated series or item, there's an extra sense of joy in recognising the proverbial nod of the head. Vblank Entertainment's upcoming open-world action parody does just that..

June2010

  • News Retro City Rampage to Cause Havoc on WiiWare This Fall

    If you don't mind the time, go ahead and do the crime

    Gamers have already had a taste of a Grand Theft Auto-style adventure game on DSiWare in the form of Car Jack Streets, and now it's time for its bigger brother to get a piece of the criminal pie as Vblank Entertainment has the release of its upcoming Retro City Rampage on WiiWare in sight. Set in an open world, Retro City Rampage is billed as..