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An N64 emulator made it onto Xbox One

It’s starting to look as if Xbox One has an emulator problem. Well, arguably it’s not a problem if you’re an owner and have an interest in retro gaming. But it may well be a problem if you’re Microsoft or a rights holder that could be affected by your games …

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Miyamoto wanted the killing removed from N64’s Goldeneye

If Nintendo had had its way, James Bond would have killed none of his enemies in the hugely successful Goldeneye on N64. Bond is a violent franchise and making that fit with Nintendo, which is very much family-friendly, was a challenge,” the game’s co-designer Martin Hollis explained to an audience …

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There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

Here’s an interesting observation – Xbox One owners can as of this week play more N64 games on their system than Wii U owners. As pointed out by Kotaku, the release of Rare Replay this week brings seven N64 title to the console: Perfect Dark, Banjo-Kazooie, Banjo-Tooie, Conker’s Bad Fur …

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The N64 era is back: Rare veterans on Wii U, triple-A development and its successor to Banjo Kazooie

Gavin Price is feeling nervous. The creative director and studio head at Playtonic Games is about to debut his first project on Kickstarter. He and five other senior veterans from acclaimed UK developer Rare have banded together to launch a new studio which aims to take gamers back to 1996, …

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GameStop preparing retro hardware pilot scheme in US

Sales and trade-in of retro hardware, games and accessories is to be reintroduced to GameStop stores in the US. IGN reports that the program is planned for introduction in 250 of its stores, with most” retro systems dating back to the NES being supported including the SNES, Mega Drive (known …

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James Bond defeated in Goldeneye deathmatch

Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan took on US talk show host at a bout of Goldeneye for the N64. And lost. How about this for hard-hitting industry news, eh? The video sees Fallon coax Brosnan into a deathmatch showdown of the 17 year-old game. To be fair to the acting …

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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. It offers products for Sega’s Mega Drive, GameGear and Master System as well as Nintendo’s N64, SNES and NES, and the PC Engine. It works by allowing users to download ROMs onto a …

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FEATURE: Zelda through the ages

In 1987 Nintendo introduced European gamers to The Legend of Zelda. The title was unique in the way that it combined action, adventure, exploration and even a basic levelling up system. It also introduced gamers to the boy hero Link, the evil king Ganon, the princess Zelda and the land …

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Activision offers gold Wii controller

Buyers of Activision’s Wii remake of Goldeneye 007 will have the chance to grab a golden joystick of their own when it hits shelves later this year. The Goldeneye 007 Classic Edition comes bundled with a copy of the game and a gold Classic Controller Pro, as inspired by 1974 …

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E3 2010: Wii GoldenEye trailer leaked

Classic N64 shooter GoldenEye is to get a revamp on Wii after a trailer was leaked ahead of Nintendo’s press conference tonight. The video confirms rumours of an Activision remake which circulated the internet earlier this month. The publisher owns the rights to the James Bond license. Back in January …

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