Entries in 'retro' (16)

New Sony patent tackles cloud-based emulation

New Sony patent tackles cloud-based emulation

Could 2014 be the year that streamed PS3 games arrive on PS4?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 11:50AM in News
UK retailer offering ROM-based retro game cartridges

UK retailer offering ROM-based retro game cartridges

Funstock has announced a range of (legally dubious) retro games cartridges that work with original console hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
Blaze and Tommo fight back in Neo Geo X dispute

Blaze and Tommo fight back in Neo Geo X dispute

Tommo and Blaze have rebutted SNK’s attempts to shut down the Neo Geo X console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2013 at 11:04AM in News
RetroN 5 console delayed to December

RetroN 5 console delayed to December

Hyperkin has set an official release for its near-all-in-one old school RetroN 5 console, and it’s not in line with Amazon’s listing from last week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 1:55AM in News

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Activision reacquires King's Quest rights, Telltale reboot canned

Activision reacquires King's Quest rights, Telltale reboot canned

Activision has recovered the rights to the King’s Quest franchise from Telltale Games, as The Walking Dead developer has confirmed it is no longer working on anything related to rebooting ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2013 at 6:20AM in News
RetroN 5 adds Famicom to Nintendo and Sega cartridge slots

RetroN 5 adds Famicom to Nintendo and Sega cartridge slots

Hyperkin’s RetroN 4 console reveal earlier this month turned out to be only part of the story.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2013 at 6:55AM in News
RetroN 4 console revealed, plays Nintendo and Sega cartridges

RetroN 4 console revealed, plays Nintendo and Sega cartridges

Video game peripherals company Hyperkin has announced the RetroN 4, a console that allows you to play NES, SNES, Game Boy Advance, and Sega Genesis cartridges on a television through ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 6th 2013 at 10:15AM in News
Sega releasing retro console themed laptops in Japan

Sega releasing retro console themed laptops in Japan

“Sega returns to the hardware market”. We very nearly went with that headline on this one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2013 at 11:01AM in News

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OPINION: Kickstarter is making me feel Dizzy

OPINION: Kickstarter is making me feel Dizzy

I feel like I’ve been here before recently. And I still feel uneasy about it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 10:31AM in News
Time names its all-time 100 best video games

Time names its all-time 100 best video games

US magazine Time has named its all-time best 100 video games – and as you’d imagine there are some expected and definitely not as expected inclusions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 12:24PM in News
London indie Game Focus closes doors

London indie Game Focus closes doors

Iconic central London indie games retailer Game Focus has closed its doors, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2012 at 10:09AM in News

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Atari justifies iOS legal action

Atari justifies iOS legal action

Longstanding publisher Atari has effectively confirmed that it has taken action to block iOS games that apparently infringe on copyright.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 11:01AM in News
Retro café offers fresh approach

Retro café offers fresh approach

A new retro games café that doubles as a retailer has opened in Cornwall, combining food and drink with gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 6:19PM in News
Xbox Live Game Room revealed

Xbox Live Game Room revealed

One of the more surprising announcements to emerge from CES 2010 was Microsoft’s reveal of what it is calling Xbox Live Game Room – a virtual meeting place for friends ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2010 at 9:37AM in News