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Review – “Captain America and the Avengers” (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, nearly 30 years later, justice is being served as Marvel Entertainment is finally releasing Avengers: Endgame, the movie which is based on Data East’s arcade classic! Okay, so

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Mother sues EGM over son’s death 27 years after Sheng Long April Fools joke

In 1992, 13-year old Richard Hunt was awake in his room, well past his bedtime, playing away furiously at Street Fighter II on his Super Nintendo. Richard’s mother, Debra Hunt, recalls walking into his room at nearly midnight. “I was really angry with him,” she says “It was a school night. I remember I threatened to take the TV out

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Cheeky gaming ads: Konami

Before the world went nuts and people turned into whiny-ass vanguards of social righteousness, video game advertisements were frequently quite awesome. This is The Splintering‘s third post highlighting samples of how the video game industry didn’t always take itself so seriously, and sometimes let their advertisements reflect the spirit of their games… through fun. For this third installment, we’re specifically

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Bandai Namco releases gameplay trailer for upcoming JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure game

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for their upcoming arcade game, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor, this time featuring quite a bit of actual gameplay. You can check out the full trailer below.   Based on the ongoing manga series JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor is described as a “stand battle royale” game in

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“SNK 40th Anniversary Collection” coming to PS4 in March; full game list

While SNK’s actual 40th anniversary was in 2018, NIS America is set to release a PS4 version of the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection on 19 March. Available on Nintendo Switch since last fall, now PlayStation owners will get a chance to enjoy the girthy retro gaming collection. To mark the occasion, NIS and SNK released a retro-themed trailer, which you

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Bandai Namco releases teaser for new “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” game

Bandai Namco has announced JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor, a new game scheduled for release in Japanese arcades in summer 2019 based on the ongoing manga series JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken. According to Japanese website PR Times, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor is described as a “stand battle royale” game in which players will use “stand powers” to be

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Cheeky gaming ads: Vintage Japanese flyers

Before the world went nuts and people turned into whiny-ass vanguards of social righteousness, video game advertisements were frequently quite awesome. This is the second post highlighting samples of how the video game industry didn’t take itself so seriously and let their advertisements reflect the spirit of their games… through fun. This is our second go-around, this time looking exclusively

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