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Arika’s Uber-Difficult “Tetris: The Grand Master” Now on PS4, Nintendo Switch Via the Arcade Archives

Publisher Hamster has announced that Tetris: The Grand Master is now available on Nintendo Switch and PS4 as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Arika in 1998, this is the first time that Tetris: The Grand Master will be available on a home console (though a later version – Tetris: The Grand Master Ace

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Horizontal Shooter “Akai Katana Shin” Coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4 and Steam PC in December

City Connection recently announced that horizontally scrolling shoot ‘em up Akai Katana Shin will be released on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Steam and Xbone on 15 December. Originally released for arcades in 2010, Akai Katana received multiple updates and a home port on Xbox 360 in the form of Akai Katana Shin. This upcoming release includes all three versions of Akai

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Taito’s “Metal Black” Joins the Arcade Archives on PS4, Nintendo Switch

Publisher Hamster has announced that Metal Black (or Tokidensho Angel Eyes) is now available on Nintendo Switch and PS4 as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1991, Metal Black is a 2D, horizontal space shooter – or a “shmup”, as you young whippersnappers call it. The game received a SEGA Saturn port

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“Police Simulator: Patrol Officers” Available Now on Steam PC, PlayStation and Xbox

Become the Thin Blue Line! On Thursday, publisher Astragon Entertainment released Police Simulator: Patrol Officers for Steam PC, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox. Developed by Aesir Interactive, Police Simulator: Patrol Officers puts players in control of a rookie police officer who starts off writing parking tickets and increasingly takes on more challenging law enforcement tasks such as thefts and robberies.

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Nichibutsu’s “Itazura Tenshi” Joins the Arcade Archives on PS4, Nintendo Switch

Publisher Hamster has announced that Itazura Tenshi is now available on Nintendo Switch and PS4 as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Nichibutsu in 1984, Itazura Tenshi is a shoot ‘em up style action game where players control an angel who must connect the stars to create constellations. Of course, there is a variety

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Upcoming Remake of Lovecraft-Inspired “Sherlock Holmes The Awakened” to Feature a “Substantial Rewrite”

Ukrainian developer Frogwares has so far managed to dodge the recent volleys of Russian bullets and bombs and keep their noses to the grindstone for Sherlock Holmes The Awakened. Originally released in 2006, this new version of Sherlock Holmes The Awakened is considered a full remake from the ground up. That means assets created in Unreal Engine 4 and a

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“QUByte Classics – The Samurai Collection” Coming to Consoles on 3 November

On Tuesday, QUByte Interactive announced that The Samurai Collection will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox on 3 November as part of the QUByte Classics line. The Samurai Collection includes both First Samurai and Second Samurai, which are side-scrolling action games originally developed by Vivid Image for the Amiga in the early 90s. Here’s the official

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Retro-Inspired RPG “Dragon Prana” Coming to PlayStation, Nintendo Switch in November

On Thursday, Kemco announced that Dragon Prana is coming to the PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch on 3 November (NA, EU and AUS regions). The game is already available on Steam and Xbox platforms. Developed by EXE Create, Dragon Prana was originally created and released for mobile platforms. The game aims to bridge the gap between contemporary and retro by

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Über Violent FPS “Nightmare Reaper” Coming to Consoles in 2023

“Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” -Galatians 6:7 Horror game publisher Feardemic recently announced that Nightmare Reaper will receive a physical release for PS4, PS5, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch in early 2023. Developed by Blazing Bit Games, Nightmare Reaper is an über violent FPS that combines looter-shooter and roguelite mechanics. The game is described as “fast-paced, dark and violent” and features “geysers of

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Musketeers Vs Zombies in “Heidelberg 1693” Coming Soon to Consoles

Red Art Games has announced that Heidelberg 1693 is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch on 18 November. Developed by Andrade Games and ported to consoles by Red Art Games, Heidelberg 1693 is an über violent 2D action game set in the Sturmfront – The Mutant War universe. Here is the official breakdown of Heidelberg 1693 from Red Art Games: Red Art Games will release a limited physical

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Tecmo’s All-Female Fighter “Touki Denshou Angel Eyes” Now on PS4, Nintendo Switch via the Arcade Archives

Publisher Hamster has announced that Touki Denshou Angel Eyes (or Tokidensho Angel Eyes) is now available on Nintendo Switch and PS4 as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Tecmo in 1996, this is the first time that Touki Denshou Angel Eyes has seen any kind of release outside of Asia. TDAE is a one-

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Throwback Roguelike “Doomed to Hell” Coming to Consoles on 20 October

Jesus told you to repent, dummy. Publisher QUByte Interactive has announced that the supernatural adventure Doomed to Hell will be available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox on Thursday, 20 October. Developed by Gagonfe, Doomed to Hell is a top-down action game with Roguelike mechanics and a throwback pixel-art visual aesthetic. Here’s the official breakdown of Doomed to

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Physical Editions of “Werewolf: The Apocalypse” Coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4

Thanks to a collaboration between Different Tales, Walkabout Games and Funstock, preorders are now open for physical editions of visual-novel adventure game Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest. These editions are planned for both Nintendo Switch and PlayStation consoles and are expected to release in early 2023. Heart of the Forest is a narrative adventure game inspired by the Tabletop RPG Werewolf: The Apocalypse. The

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Retro-Inspired 3D Platformer “Clive ‘N’ Wrench” Coming to PC, Consoles in February

“If you can dodge a Wrench, you can dodge a Clive!” On Tuesday, Numskull Games announced that the 3D platformer, Clive ‘N’ Wrench, will release in February 2023 for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5 and Steam PC. Developed by Dinosaur Bytes Studio, is inspired by classic, retro 3D platformers such as Spyro the Dragon and, erm… (not that other one? Really?)

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Japanese Horror RPG “The Witch’s House MV” Coming to Consoles on 13 October

DANGEN Entertainment recently announced that The Witch’s House MV is set to release on 13 October for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbone. Originally developed with RPG Maker and released on PC in 2012, the developer Fummy has remastered The Witch’s House MV has been remastered with updated visuals, an enhanced atmosphere, and a new difficulty mode that includes new postgame scenarios – leading to

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Narrative Adventure “Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo” Arrives on Consoles

On 4 October, Microids released the console versions of Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo. Developed by Pendulo Studios, Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo is a narrative adventure game loosely based on the classic Hitchcock movie. The game is described as “a disturbing investigation inside the human mind.” Keen. Here’s the official breakdown of Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo from Microids, followed by the

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The Suck and Blow Mechanic Returns in “Shatter Remastered Deluxe” Coming Soon to Consoles, PC

PikPok recently announced that brick-breaking Shatter Remastered Deluxe is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, SeXbox, Xbone, Windows PC, macOS, and Steam PC on 2 November. Originally released in 2009, this newest version of Shatter features 4K visuals, enhanced visual effects, and an upgraded 5.1 soundtrack. Of course, the celebrated “suck and blow” mechanic also makes its glorious return! (*Snick!*)

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Vulpine Adventure “Trifox” Coming to PC, Consoles in October

Publisher Big Sugar recently announced that Vulpine adventure Trifox arrives next month on Switch, Xbox, and PC with PlayStation versions to follow. The maiden game by Belgian developer Glowfish Interactive, Trifox is described as a “fun-filled, action-packed adventure” inspired by classic 3D platformers such as Crash Bandicoot and Ratchet & Clank. Players take control of the titular Trifox, who is

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“Police Simulator: Patrol Officers” Now Available to Preorder on Playstation, Xbox

Game publisher astragon Entertaiment recently announced that Police Simulator: Patrol Officers is now available to digitally preorder on PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox, with a full release on 10 November. Developed by Aesir Interactive, Police Simulator: Patrol Officers puts players in control of a rookie police officer who starts off writing parking tickets and increasingly takes on more challenging law

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New Trailer for 110 Industries’ Slasher/Shooter “Wanted: Dead”

110 Industries recently released a new trailer for its brutal hack ‘n slash action title, Wanted: Dead. The trailer shows off the game’s swordplay mechanics, mini-games, and stylish finishing moves. Here’s the official breakdown of the game, followed by the latest trailer: Wanted: Dead 110 Industries and Soleil’s new hybrid slasher/shooter, from the makers of Ninja Gaiden and Dead or

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“Formula Retro Racing: World Tour” Coming to Consoles in December

Developers Repixel8 and CGA Studio Games recently announced that Formula Retro Racing: World Tour is coming to the Xbone, SeXbox Series S | X, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch on 14 December. As the latest entry in the Formula Retro Racing series, World Tour combines classic arcade-style gameplay with a low-polygon visual aesthetic to create a neo-retro, 90s-style racing experience.

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“Operation Wolf Returns” Announced at Tokyo Game Show

This week at the Tokyo Game Show, publisher Microids announced that a revival of the classic arcade game Operation Wolf is coming soon to both PC and consoles. Originally released in 1987 by Taito, Operation Wolf is an arcade game shooter complete with a gun (an uzi, if I remember right) mounted to the cabinet. The 80s were awesome. You

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Southern Gothic Adventure “NORCO” Coming to Consoles in October

Indie game publisher Raw Fury recently announced that the point-and-click narrative adventure NORCO is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox on 20 October. The game will also be available on Xbox Game Pass. Developed by game dev collective Geography of Robots, NORCO is described as a “Southern Gothic” narrative set in a pixel-art recreation of Southern Louisiana. Here’s the

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Retro-Inspired Adventure Game “The Dark Prophecy” Comes to Consoles on 16 September

Indie publisher Ratalaika Games recently announced that The Dark Prophecy – a new point & click adventure game, is scheduled to release on Friday, 16 September for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch. Developed by Meridian4, The Dark Prophecy is inspired by the retro adventure games of the 90s, and features a 2D, pixel art visual aesthetic to match.

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Taito’s “Champion Wrestler” Joins the Arcade Archives on PS4, Nintendo Switch

Publisher Hamster has announced that Champion Wrestler is now available on Nintendo Switch and PS4 as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1989, Champion Wrestler is a one or two player game that puts players in the boots of a professional wrestler. You can choose from eight different wrestlers, each with their

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90s Fossil “Radical Rex” Resurfaces for Modern Consoles

In 1994, a couple of years after words like “radical”, “gnarly” and “tubular” had gone out of vogue, Activision unwisely released an action platformer under the title Radical Rex for Super Nintendo, SEGA Genesis and SEGA CD. Fast-forward a few decades, and QUByte Interactive and PIKO Interactive have announced that Radical Rex is back – available today (8 September) for

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Murder Mystery “Mozart Requiem” Now on Consoles, PC

GS2 Games has released Mozart Requiem for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Steam PC. Developed by HR Games, Mozart Requiem is described as a “baroque murder mystery” that weaves a fictional adventure into historical events. Here’s the official breakdown of Mozart Requiem from GS2 Games: Mozart Requiem is available now for PlayStation 4, Switch physical and digital, and digitally on PC.

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Limited Editions of “The Journey Down Trilogy” Coming Soon via Strictly Limited Games

Strictly Limited Games has announced plans for limited physical editions of the point-and-click adventures in The Journey Down Trilogy for PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Developed by Skygoblin, The Journey Down Trilogy features varied environments, mysterious puzzles, and an “Afro-Caribbean vibe.” Here’s the official breakdown of The Journey Down Trilogy from Strictly Limited: The physical copies of The Journey Down Trilogy

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Roguelike Brawler “Chenso Club” Now Available on PC, Consoles

On Thursday, publisher Curve Games released Chenso Club, a new 2-D, rouguelike brawler for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbone and Steam PC. Developed by Swedish studio Pixadome, Chenso Club is inspired by the side-scrolling arcade brawlers of yesteryear. Up to four players can choose from a team of super-powered ladies and defend humanity from a horde of invading aliens. Here’s the

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Paper RPG “The Outbound Ghost” Coming to PC, Consoles in 2022

Like Paper Mario – but everyone is dead. Publisher Digerati recently announced that the new “paper RPG” The Outbound Ghost will be released on 21 September for Steam and other PC storefronts for $19.99. A digital console release for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox is expected later in 2022. Developed by Conradical Games, The Outbound Ghost is described

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