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“Streets of Rage 4’s” final playable character unveiled; multiplayer details announced

Streets of Rage 4 finally has a full character roster! Publisher Dotemu has announced that the fifth and final fighter to join the long-awaited brawler is Floyd Iraia, a guy who has more metal arms than he has consonants in his last name. If he reminds you of Jax from Mortal Kombat, you’re not alone (he even yells “Gotcha!” when

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SEGA reveals new “Streets of Rage 4” character: Cherry Hunter

Earlier today at Gamescom, SEGA unveiled the third playable character in Lizardcube’s upcoming brawler Streets of Rage 4: Cherry Hunter. You can check out Cherry’s reveal trailer below. Given her yellow top along with some of her fighting moves being similar to Streets of Rage 2‘s Skate (aka Eddie to his close friends), Cherry is almost certainly related to the

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Axel and Blaze get get physical in new “Streets of Rage 4” off-screen footage

SEGA and Dotemu officially revealed Streets of Rage 4 in March, and now we have roughly ten uninterrupted minutes of gameplay footage of the new brawler thanks to gamers at BitSummit, the Japanese gaming exhibition. Here’s the off-screen footage before I waste your time with more yapping. While we don’t have a list of platforms confirmed yet, seeing as how

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2D brawler “Fight’N Rage” arrives on PS4 in December

Seba Games Dev has announced that the PS4 version of Fight’N Rage will be released on 3 December. Priced at $19.99, Fight’N Rage is a retro-inspired beat-em-up that borrows from the best brawlers of eras gone by, such as Final Fight and Streets of Rage. Fight’N Rage has been available for Steam PC since 2017 and both Nintendo Switch and Xbox One since

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2D brawler “Fight’N Rage” coming soon to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4

On Thursday, Seba Games Dev announced that its side-scrolling brawler Fight’N Rage will be coming soon to consoles, starting with the Nintendo Switch on 26 September, Xbox One on 27 September, and PS4 at a later date. (Sony may be taking their time censoring Gal’s animations – pure speculation!) These new console versions of Fight’N Rage were ported by BlitWorks,

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Streets of Rage 2, Contra Hard Corps, Earthworm Jim & more confirmed for the SEGA Genesis Mini

On Thursday, SEGA revealed ten more titles included with their SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive mini. Here’s a list of the newly-confirmed games. Castle of Illusion World of Illusion Thunder Force III Super Fantasy Zone Shinobi III Streets of Rage 2 Earthworm Jim* Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Contra Hard Corps Landstalker This is in addition to the ten games already announced, so

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SEGA brings the “Yakuza” series and “Valkyria Chronicles 4” to PC starting in August

SEGA announced at E3 this week that several of their Japanese-developed titles will finally be making the jump to PC. In a video titled “Best of Japan on PC”, SEGA revealed that Yakuza Zero, Yakuza Kiwami and Valkyria Chronicles 4 would be coming soon to PC, with Yakuza Zero releasing via Steam on 1 August. All three were previously exclusive

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Tribute Games Reveals Retro-Inspired “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge” for Consoles, PC

On Wednesday, Nickelodeon, Dotemu, and developer Tribute Games announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, an all-new beat ’em up game with a retro aesthetic. Designed to be a spiritual successor to both the original 80s TMNT cartoon and the classic Konami arcade games, Shredder’s Revenge features up to four-player co-op, a vibrant pixel art style and turtle-ish tunes. (Thanks

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”Yakuza”, “The Witcher 3”, “Final Fantasy” series and more coming to Xbox Game Pass

At X019, Microsoft announced a large number of new titles now available and coming soon to the Xbox Game Pass library. There will also be a steep discount for the game streaming service, with the first three months of an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription costing one dollar. But the big story is the games, right? You can check out

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Our wishlist for the last 10 Genesis Mini games (SEGA Week Special)

SEGA has been knocking it out of the park with the games announced for their upcoming Genesis Mini. The first 30 of the 40 pre-installed titles have now been revealed, with the list of confirmed games below: Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Altered Beast Beyond Oasis Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Castlevania: Bloodlines Comix Zone Contra: Hard Corps

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Chomp Bites One Off: Bayonetta (Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering‘s month-long celebration of all things wicked and bewitching! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. To celebrate the festive

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Retro Review: “Last Battle” (SEGA Genesis, 80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since the Trojan War! Despite being a prominent presence of the 90s gaming scene, many forget that the SEGA Genesis (aka Mega Drive) was actually released in 1989. So today, we’re continuing our 80s coverage by reviewing one of the console’s launch titles: Last Battle! *Note: Did

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The “Bubblegum Crisis” Odyssey: From “Blade Runner” to “Love Hina” (80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since cuneiform! A profound understatement would be saying that the 80s was a good decade for film. Star Trek films with the original cast had a long, lucrative run during the period; Back To The Future I and II took viewers on a temporal roller coaster; a

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Sleeveless Comics’ “Englewood” Book 2 Now on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Earlier in July, independent comic book creator and Sleeveless Comics founder Micah Curtis launched a crowdfunding campaign for Englewood: Book 2, the 66-page follow up to the first issue that was successfully crowdfunded in 2019. Written by Curtis and featuring illustrations by Brian Martinez and colors by Armand Strange, Englewood is a street-level superhero story set on the crime-ridden streets

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Retro Review – “Captain America and the Avengers” (SEGA Genesis)

In 1991, Data East released Captain America and The Avengers in arcades. It became a moderate hit, prompting Data East to develop a console version on the Genesis/Mega Drive in 1992. Now, 30 years later, justice has finally been served as Marvel Entertainment has released the MCU Avengers movies, all based on Data East’s arcade classic! Okay, so that last

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The “Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow” Indiegogo campaign closes over $800k

Over the weekend, the Indiegogo in-demand Store for Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow ended successfully, raising an incredible total of $816,005, the new record for money raised in a single campaign for a crowdfunded comic book. Originally created for Playmates in the mid-90s, Earthworm Jim first appeared in a hit video game developed by Shiny for the SEGA Genesis. The character was

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E3: “Contra: Rogue Corps.” is the Contra game that nobody was asking for

Filed under “W” for “We don’t learn from our mistakes”, Konami is yet again abandoning the 2-D gameplay from their classic Contra series in favor of an overhead, 3-D shooter. The result is Contra: Rogue Corps., a game that resembles the ill-fated Contra: Legacy of War for the SEGA Saturn and original PlayStation than any of the Contra titles that

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SEGA reveals the final 12 games included with the Genesis Mini

Before we start, who called Alisia Dragoon being added to the SEGA Genesis Mini? This guy! … Well, we didn’t so much “call it” as we put it on our wishlist. Either way, it’s still great that Alisia Dragoon is even a small part of the current gaming conversation, because it’s excellent. All that gloating aside, SEGA has announced the

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“Contra Anniversary Collection” coming this summer to PC, consoles

Konami has announced the full list of titles included in the upcoming Contra Anniversary Collection. Without further ado, here’s the list: • Contra (Arcade) + Japanese version w/free update • Super Contra (Arcade) + Japanese version w/free update • Super C (NES) + Japanese version w/free update • Contra III: The Alien Wars (SNES) + Japanese version w/free update •Contra: Hard Corps (Sega Genesis) +

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All-new “Earthworm Jim” comic now on Indiegogo, raises $100 thousand in one day (updated)

On Monday, comic book creator Doug TenNapel launched an Indiegogo campaign for a book he’s waited over two decades to create: the origin of his most famous creation: Earthworm Jim. Titled Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow, the 160-page graphic novel with finally tell the story of Jim, Psycrow, Princess What’s-Her-Name, and the many unique worlds they inhabit. Oh, and at

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Doug TenNapel reveals plans for “Earthworm Jim” comic book

It’s a great month for Earthworm Jim fans. Hot off the heels of the release of his Bigfoot Bill graphic novel, comic book author and Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel has revealed that an Earthworm Jim comic book is in the works. This news comes just days after Intellivision announced that a new Earthworm Jim video game is in development

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Donal DeLay and Antonio Malpica tease upcoming comic project: “Nightstalker”

On Wednesday, comic book artist Donal DeLay teased his next crowdfunding project. Titled Nightstalker, this new comic is a 24-page superhero story written by Antonio Malpica (aka Cridious). You can check out the teaser image below. Malpica followed DeLay’s lead by dropping a few story details via social media. According to Malpica, “Think Red Hood, Nightwing, Kick-ass‘ “Big Daddy,” with

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“Get outta my coffee shop!” Retro brawler Coffee Crisis now available

An alien race known as the Smurglians have invaded Earth, and they’re intent on loitering in our coffee shops, using the free WiFi, asking to use the bathroom, and refusing to leave when asked to do so! Well, two coffee shop baristas from Pittsburgh aren’t waiting for authorities to deal with this Smurglian menace – they’re taking control of the

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