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News: This Homage To Sega's Classic Racers Could Be Speeding To The Wii U eShop

This Homage To Sega's Classic Racers Could Be Speeding To The Wii U eShop

Rolling start?

During the '90s, Sega was the undisputed king of arcade racers. The Japanese coin-op veteran produced a string of solid-gold classics, such as Virtua Racing, Daytona USA, Sega Rally and Scud Race. Sadly, as interest in arcade hardware has dipped, the need for these attention-grabbing experiences has lessened - but there are few who...

News: Pier Solar HD Kickstarter Smashes Through Wii U Stretch Goal

Pier Solar HD Kickstarter Smashes Through Wii U Stretch Goal

Nintendo version now assured

You'll have to forgive us if we've been talking a lot about Pier Solar recently, but we're rather taken with WaterMelon's 16-bit RPG. Launched in 2010 on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, the game received a limited print run which has since become a collector's item. Keen to get the game into the hands of a wider audience,...

News: Pier Solar Kickstarter Campaign Successful, Wii U Port Added As New Stretch Goal

Pier Solar Kickstarter Campaign Successful, Wii U Port Added As New Stretch Goal

$200,000 is the figure required

Indie developer WaterMelon, creators of the recent Pier Solar and the Great Architects for the Sega Mega Drive (Genesis in the US), recently launched a Kickstarter campaign with the aim being to create a HD edition for Xbox 360, PC, Mac and Dreamcast. The target was set at $139,000 and it didn’t take long for the...

News: Two Brothers Making Its Way To The Wii U eShop

Two Brothers Making Its Way To The Wii U eShop

One to watch?

Indie developers Ackkstudios got the approval to be a Wii U developer this week, and has announced that its first project is to port over Two Brothers to the Wii U eShop next year. The game is inspired by 8-bit action RPGs and GameBoy games, with the aim of combining modern gaming concepts and a classic feel to bring about a unique...

News: Classic NES RPG Shadowgate Getting a Remake

Classic NES RPG Shadowgate Getting a Remake

Creator Dave Marsh announces Kickstarter campaign

Dave Marsh, the creator of classic point-and-click adventure game Shadowgate, has announced that his company is currently working on a remake for PC, Mac and mobile devices. A Kickstarter campaign will launch tomorrow (Friday 26th October) in order to raise the funds needed to develop the game...

News: Diamond Trust of London Now Available to Buy

Diamond Trust of London Now Available to Buy

Limited numbers, so don't wait too long

Diamond Trust of London, which is actually called Jason Rohrer with Music by Tom Bailey: Diamond Trust of London, is notable as the first successfully player-funded DS title. As we reported back in May, Diamond Trust of London hit its Kickstarter funding target, meaning that game designer Jason Rohrer was able...

Interview: Farsight Studios - Pinball on Wii U, 3DS and Kickstarter

Farsight Studios - Pinball on Wii U, 3DS and Kickstarter

Bringing tables onto your screens

Farsight Studios has been in the gaming industry for over 20 years, but is probably best known for its extensive range of pinball titles including Pinball Hall of Fame — The Williams Collection on Wii and 3DS. The studio recently announced that its latest title, The Pinball Arcade will come to Wii U and 3DS, as...

News: Farsight Studios: 'We're Really Excited About The Wii U'

Farsight Studios: 'We're Really Excited About The Wii U'

GamePad screen comes in handy

In recent weeks we've brought you some coverage about Farsight Studios running a Kickstarter campaign to license The Twilight Zone, one of the highest-regarded pinball tables in the business. We also learned, thanks to that campaign, that the developer will be bringing The Pinball Arcade to Wii U and 3DS, which is a...

News: Support Redux: Dark Matters Kickstarter and it Could Come to 3DS

Support Redux: Dark Matters Kickstarter and it Could Come to 3DS

Dreamcast version could bankroll a Nintendo release

Kickstarter campaigns are certainly in fashion right now, with everyone and their auntie turning up cap in hand to plead for your support and cash. However, while we're not massively keen on seeing developers we respect begging for financial aid, there are more than a few campaigns out there that...

News: Pinball Arcade Coming To 3DS and Wii U

Pinball Arcade Coming To 3DS and Wii U

Kickstarter campaign for The Twilight Zone table underway

While 3DS owners may have had a taste of stereoscopic pinball with Zen Pinball 3D on the eShop, there's always room for more flippin' action on the system. It seems that those prayers will be answered by Pinball Arcade from FarSight Studios, which is said to be 'coming soon' on 3DS and,...