Secret of Mana, the classic role-playing game originally released for the SNES, is getting a modern overhaul for the PS4, PS Vita and Windows PC.The remaster will feature an online multiplayer for up to three people, high-definition 3D graphics, voice-over, upgraded gameplay and a newly arranged musical score.Square Enix is also offering bonus incentives for pre-ordering Secret of Mana on PSN. Users will receive PSN avatars of Randi, … [Read more...] about Secret of Mana Remake Launches Next Year
During this week in 1993, Chrono Trigger, one the greatest RPG’s of all time was released for the Super Nintendo in North America.Development The game was inspired by Hironobu Sakaguchi’s, Yuji Joii’s and Akira Toriyama’s "something that had not been done before". When they returned to Japan, they assembled a game design dream team consisting of Hironobu Sakaguchi (creator of the Final Fantasy series), Yuji Horii (creator of Dragon Quest), … [Read more...] about This Week In Gaming: Chrono Trigger Was Released
Star Fox is Foxy One of the most beloved Nintendo franchises out there is already 23 years old. Star Fox was hyped up to be the new face of gaming. The game is allegedly the first game to be played with a Super FX chip that could be stuck inside SNES game cartridges. The FX chip allows a game to have some basic polygonal graphics that was not possible on any system back then. It was also the second 3D Nintendo-developed game, behind 1992's … [Read more...] about Nostalgia Spotlight: Star Fox (Super Nintendo)
Nintendo's New Mini! Nintendo has revealed details for the SNES Classic. The console is officially named the Super NES Classic Edition — a shortened version of the console's name from 1991 when it was released as the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Unlike the original SNES console, the Classic Edition won't play cartridges. But just like last year's NES Mini Classic, the new mini console will feature 21 titles all in one video game … [Read more...] about Super NES Announced; Includes 21 Games
Many people intially dismissed Battletoads as a Ninja Turtles rip-off, but that's not the case (After all, they're toads, not turtles. DUH). While the former does have some similarities to Ninja Turtles, it's a game that stands on its own. It is also widely considered as one of the hardest video games ever made. Gameplay The game is a platform scrolling beat'em up with varying elements of racing, climbing and vehicle-based combat. Players start … [Read more...] about Nostalgia Spotlight: Battletoads by Tradewest
Finn Anderson, who found a TV by a dumpster, converted it to a Retro gaming machine by installing a Raspberry Pi3 that runs RetroPie.According to his post on Reddit, it can emulate everything from the Ps1, Dreamcast, and Nintendo64 with a built-in wireless XBOX controller receiver for multiplayer parties. He also bought a TV tuner card so that the TV can still be used to view local channels. He also got hold of an Arduino to read the … [Read more...] about Someone Turned an Old TV into a Retro Gaming Time Machine. And it Looked Incredible!