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The SEGA 3D Classics Collection Adds Additional Retro Flare With 3DS Decals

Bad news: You can’t Power Drift yet.

Good news: on launch day for the SEGA 3D Classics Collection, you can Power Drift with awesome SEGA decals all over your Nintendo 3DS!

That’s right, pre-orders and a limited number of launch copies will come with the SEGA Classics Decal Sheet bonus item. The sheet will be available in every physical launch edition of the collection, and features nine SEGA logos and console stickers. Continue reading The SEGA 3D Classics Collection Adds Additional Retro Flare With 3DS Decals

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Dying To Revisit The Glory Days Of Sega? The Sega 3D Classics Collection Is Heading To The 3DS

The best thing about classics is that they never go out of style, which is why SEGA of America is bringing nine classic SEGA games to the Nintendo 3DS system as part of the SEGA 3D Classics Collection. The best part, four of the nine classics are games that have never been previously released on the 3DS.

For all of the included classics, developer M2 painstakingly recreated the experiences by breaking down the original games and powering them up with new visuals, game modes, and more to take full advantage of the Nintendo 3DS system.

The SEGA 3D Classics Collection will be available in stores & digitally exclusively in the Americas for $29.99/CA$44.99 on April 26, 2016.
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The Prequel To The Classic Homeworld Games, Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, Is Out Now On PC

Blackbird Interactive and Gearbox Software proudly present Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, the newest installment in the landmark real-time strategy series. Developed by veterans of the franchise, Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak is a new, ground-based prequel to the classic Homeworld games. It is now available for purchase on Steam for $49.99.

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak is the story of a dying planet and a perilous expedition to save it. Take control of Rachel S’jet, chief science officer, as she leads a fleet of coalition forces deep into enemy territory in search of the ‘primary anomaly’; Kharak slowly seeps into arid ruin, but if rumors are to be believed, there might still be salvation lying in wait. Continue reading The Prequel To The Classic Homeworld Games, Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, Is Out Now On PC

The Deadly Tower Of Monsters Captures 70’s Sci-fi B Movie Greatness On PS4 & PC

Egads! Prepare yourselves for the greatest space odyssey ever created in this galaxy. Action! Adventure! Otherworldly creatures and more await only the most intrepid explorers!

Can the daring spaceman Dick Starspeed, his faithful mechanical copilot Robot, and the mysterious space diva Scarlet Nova survive… The Deadly Tower of Monsters?

Find out today, as ACE Team’s sci-fi action extravaganza is now available for PlayStation 4 and PC. The game is $14.99, but for a limited 2 week period, will be on sale for 33% off! Steam users will also receive a promo digital calendar!  Continue reading The Deadly Tower Of Monsters Captures 70’s Sci-fi B Movie Greatness On PS4 & PC

Inspired By The RPG Classic Secret Of Mana, Scarlet Moon Records Releases The Newest Album In Their Prescription For Sleep: Game Music Lullabies Series

Scarlet Moon Records is thrilled to release the latest album in the Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies series with Prescription for Sleep: Lullabies of Mana.

Previous volumes in the award-winning series have offered compilations of music from across the spectrum of videogames, while this latest collection pays homage solely to the 16-bit Squaresoft RPG classic, Secret of Mana (known as Seiken Densetsu 2 in Japan), composed by Hiroki Kikuta.

The 12-track album is arranged and performed by GENTLE LOVE, a duo comprised of saxophonist Norihiko Hibino (Metal Gear Solid and Bayonetta series) and pianist AYAKI (Etrian Odyssey and PersonaQ). The album is fully licensed and is available now via LOUDR and other digital retailers. Continue reading Inspired By The RPG Classic Secret Of Mana, Scarlet Moon Records Releases The Newest Album In Their Prescription For Sleep: Game Music Lullabies Series

The Only On GOG.Com Sale Begins Now, Huge Discounts On Your Favorite Games

What better way to start your Holiday Gaming Season, than with deep discounts on some of your favorite games of the past & present…

The Only on GOG.com sale starts now, featuring bundles of classic games found exclusively on GOG.com, each up 80% off. As an added bonus, we’re offering the deepest discount yet on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, at 50% off.

GOG.com’s team of digital archaeologists and detectives work tirelessly to track down favorite games that have been lost to time, but never forgotten. Committed to restoring the classics, each game is fully compatible with modern computers, with the original manuals and supplements preserved in digital format.

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The Classic MacVenture Title Shadowgate Is Now Available On iPad

Zojoi, an indie developer of adventure games, and Reverb Triple XP announced today that the legendary adventure game Shadowgate is available now on Apple iPad.

One of the most renowned and beloved point-and-click adventure titles in videogame history, Shadowgate is now re-imagined with stunning hand-painted visuals, cinematic storytelling, and customizable controls. With gameplay mechanics designed for touch-based gameplay perfect for iPad users, Shadowgate is available on the App Store for $4.99. In addition, the four original MacVenture Game Series titles that launched with Shadowgate on the Apple Macintosh are now available on the App Store, each for $1.99.
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Experience Final Fantasy VII, The RPG That Defined A Generation Of Gamers, Today On The App Store

Today SQUARE ENIX announced that the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY VII is now available from the App Store for compatible iOS devices. Final Fantasy VII was one of the games that defined my generation and is easily the first console RPG that had me hooked from start to finish, now you’ll be able to enjoy all of the game’s epic elements including character, story and gameplay while on-the-go. Continue reading Experience Final Fantasy VII, The RPG That Defined A Generation Of Gamers, Today On The App Store

Dungeon Hacks: A New Book Talking About How Rogue-likes Are Shaping The Gaming Industry

 PressStart Press is proud to announce the release of Dungeon Hacks: How NetHack, Angband, and Other Roguelikes Changed the Course of Video Games in paperback as well as on Kindle, iBooks, and other popular e-reading platforms.
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Written by Stay Awhile and Listen author David L. Craddock, Dungeon Hacks whisks readers back in time to the computer labs where seminal roguelike role-playing games (RPGs) such as Rogue and Moria originated. Roguelikes are beloved among their fans, who tout grueling difficulty, a wide breadth of character types, and procedural algorithms that generate brand new levels every time players begin a new quest as defining characteristics of the genre.

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Gunnheim, Reminiscent Of Classic Top-Down Shooters Headed To Early Access

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Finnish indie studio SIEIDI Ltd is thrilled to announce their newest PC title will be available through Steam Early Access on August 10th.

If you’re a fan of classic top-down shooters you’ll rejoice at the mere sight of GunnHeim, it promises to deliver intense action inspired by Viking mythology and the golden era of couch co-op gaming.

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