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Friday30th Sep 2022

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Tuesday27th Sep 2022

  • Anniversary Dragon Quest V Is 30 Years Old Today

    The best Dragon Quest?

    One of the Super Famicom's most-celebrated RPGs turns 30 today in Japan. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride was the series' first game on the 16-bit console, and even today, Dragon Quest V is fondly remembered, despite the game not receiving an official Western release until its 2009 DS port. The Super Famicom (or...

  • News You Can Now Play NES Games On The Analogue Pocket

    SNES functionality also recently made available

    Here's something for retro gaming fans to celebrate this morning — thanks to Adam Gastineau, you can now play NES games on your Analogue Pocket. This tiny little handheld device can already play a number of retro handheld games with FPGA accuracy, and now you can add the 8-bit Nintendo console to...

Saturday24th Sep 2022

Wednesday21st Sep 2022

Tuesday20th Sep 2022

  • News Footage Of Perfect Dark's Cut Feature 'Perfect Head' Emerges Online

    Heads rolled

    We often laud Rare's incredible library of games on the N64, and while the focus has recently been on its seminal movie tie-in shooter GoldenEye 007 over the past week, we want to turn your attention to Perfect Dark for just a few minutes. Footage of one of the game's cut features from E3 1999 has been shared online. As highlighted by...

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  • PSA Sega Mega Drive Mini 2 Is Now Available To Pre-Order In The UK

    Be quick, supplies will be low!

    The Sega Mega Drive Mini 2 has been made available for pre-order in the UK and Europe, exclusively through Amazon. At the time of writing, the price of the console has been set at £104.99, which bizarrely is actually more expensive than North America, where it's currently priced at $99.99 (Update: as mentioned in...

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  • Poll So, Wave Race 64 Or Blue Storm - Which Is Best?

    Or are you a GB purist?

    The arrival of Wave Race 64 on Switch as part of the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack has been the cause of much celebration in the Nintendo Life office. Those water physics have the power to impress some two-and-a-half decades on, and it still handles like a dream. If you've never played the game — or if you're a PAL...

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