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Retro Review: “Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf” (SEGA Genesis – Attack Helicopter Week Special)

Welcome to The Splintering’s Attack Helicopter Week. With 2020 being the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein invading Kuwait, it makes sense to mark the occasion with one of the games inspired by that short-lived conflict. Published by Electronic Arts in 1992, Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf is a slower-paced, isometric shooter released for multiple platforms. While it was inspired

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YouTube hits “Alice” developer American McGee with false copyright claims for his own game

On Tuesday, celebrated video game developer and Alice series creator American McGee revealed that his YouTube channel had been struck by a large number of copyright claims for “let’s play” style videos of his own game, Alice: Madness Returns. The claims come from Gustavo Canine Games, a Portuguese-language YouTube channel which has produced gaming-related content for six years. Clearly frustrated

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Lost SEGA Genesis game “Hardcore” coming to PS4 and Vita in 2019

A lost action adventure game from the 1990s known tentatively as Hardcore is getting a second chance at life on the PS4 and Vita in early 2019. Originally developed by Digital Illusions C.E. (D.I.C.E.) and set to be published by Psygnosis in 1994, Hardcore was cancelled late in development. Versions of Hardcore were developed for the SEGA Genesis, SEGA CD,

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