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Review: “Steel Talons” – SEGA Genesis (Attack Helicopter Week special)

Welcome to yet another review celebrating Attack Helicopter Week here at The Splintering! Today we’re picking apart another retro arcade game port, this time it’s Steel Talons for the SEGA Genesis. Before we get going, however, I have to note that this game is ROUGH. I couldn’t play it through in a normal state, so the only solution was to

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‘Dat character design! – Tifa Lockhart coming as DLC to “Dissidia Final Fantasy NT”

Square Enix recently revealed that Final Fantasy VII‘s Tifa Lockhart is the next post-launch DLC character for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. You can check out Tifa’s announcement trailer below. Nice looking character design, don’t ya’ think? Very ethical. Developed by Koei Tecmo’s Team Ninja, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is a crossover action game featuring characters spanning the entire Final Fantasy series.

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E3 2019: Devolver Digital’s Nina Struthers returns for company’s first “Devolver Direct”

When other E3 presentations bore you to tears and the hollow platitudes and corporate speak of other game companies pushes your head to the brink of exploding, the delightfully bizarre E3 offerings from game publisher Devolver Digital come to the rescue just in time. At E3 2019, Devolver did not disappoint. Ripping off the Nintendo Direct format, Devolver also used

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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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City Connection revives unfinished 90s fighter “The Fallen Angels” for arcade, consoles

Abandoned in 1998, 2-D fighting game The Fallen Angels will finally see the light of day both on consoles and in arcades. At the 10th anniversary event for the Takadanobaba Mikado Arcade on Sunday, City Connection announced that they intend to partner with exA-Arcadia to finish the incomplete 2-D fighting game The Fallen Angels (known as Daraku Tenshi in Japan),

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Chomp Bites One Off: “Virtua Fighter’s” Jacky Bryant (SEGA Week Special – NSFW)

If you live in the United States, your SEGA Saturn console is very possibly now 24 years old. (You still have it, don’t you?) The announcement of the Saturn’s surprise US release was in May 1995, and what followed was a very rocky and admittedly short lifespan for the console. However, several great games graced the Saturn during its short

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SEGA releases “Virtua Racing” overview trailer

It’s already available for Japanese Switch owners, but for gamers waiting for the arcade classic Virtua Racing to arrive in the west, SEGA has released a new overview trailer detailing some of the game’s unique features.   The Nintendo Switch release of SEGA Ages Virtua Racing is being promoted as the first arcade-faithful port of the game. Our Japanese is

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