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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