NES Pimp at Midwest Gaming Classic

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Forum member NES Pimp got us some awesome video from the Midwest Gaming Classic in Chicago this past month.  Looks like a great time!  There’s all kinds of goodies in this video, it’s well worth the time to watch.  Thanks for taking the time to video your trip!...
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Sly Dog Studios Rise of Amondus trailer released

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The next game in the Candelabra epic, called The Rise of Amondus, is a prequel to The Mad Wizard: A Candelabra Chronicle. It is a side-scrolling shooter-style game with a collecting element involved in the gameplay. You control Amondus, Charwit, and Rant to storm the Primwoods and capture...
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Atari devs dissect Yars’ Revenge, Adventure, Atari’s woes

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  Enlarge / Adventure creator Warren Robinett Sam Machkovech SAN FRANCISCO—Like other Game Developers Conferences in the past, this year’s made sure to include a few meaty “post-mortem” panels hosted by legendary game designers. And with Atari—er, what remains of it—celebrating a huge 40th anniversary this year in the form...
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‘Descent’ Franchise Finally Returns To PC

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Descent Studios launched a campaign on Kickstarter to fund the development of a new Descent installment. The campaign is seeking to raise $600,000 before April 10 and has already reeled in 721 backers pledging $56,027. The game, called Descent: Underground, is expected to arrive in March 2016. The...
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RIP Maxis

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Electronic Arts is closing Maxis, the studio behind the SimCity franchise, EA confirmed in a statement to Polygon today, following reports on Twitter from now-former employees of the company. Development on SimCity and The Sims will continue at EA’s studios in Redwood Shores, California; Salt Lake City; Helsinki;...
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Sonic X-Treme Prototype ported to Windows

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The demise of Sonic The Hedgehog can easily be seen historically from the arrival of 32-bit hardware. With Sega clearly unsure on how to handle the blue blur in three dimensions, countless attempts were made to bring the flagship hero to the Saturn, but never seen. Fast forward...
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