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Today In Retro Gaming: Alundra (PS1)

There’s nothing like a good action/RPG hybrid to close out the year, and December 31st, 1997 saw the US release of this adventure on the original Playstation by Working Designs, the now-defunct purveyors of Japanese awesome.  As the titular silent protagonist, you alone have the power to enter the dreams of others and do battle with the evil found there.  Generally this means a lot of maze navigation, puzzle solving, and monster bashing, so it shares some similarities with a certain rival game series starring a sword-wielding elf from that other big game company.

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Playstation Sale at Origin.com and Gamestop Listing

Electronic Arts’ Origin store and Gamestop  have some good deals going on right now.  Check out this list of titles on PS3 and PS4 and Vita-

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Today in Retro Gaming – Courier Crisis

Today in retro gaming, we remember Courier Crisis for the Playstation, released in 1997, in which Paperboy found himself all grown up, living in the big city, and turning to the life of insanity known as ‘bicycle courier’ to pay the bills.  “Grand Theft Schwinn”?  Eh…not exactly.

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Girls of Ultra Street Fight IV

Fans of Ultra Street Fighter IV will want to check out these pics from the game, promotional art and exclusives we grabbed ourselves.  All mixed together for your enjoyment are the girls of Ultra Street Fighter IV.

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Today in Retro Gaming – Doom (PS1)

It took a few years, but Midway ported the PC classic Doom to the Playstation and unleashed Hell on earth all over again back on this day in 1995.  Almost two decades later, we’re still playing Doom on our Playstation consoles thanks to the release of iD’s incredible trilogy earlier this year.  Got your shotgun handy?

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Today in Retro Gaming: Agile Warrior F-111X (PS1)

Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Agile Warrior: F-111X on the Playstation.  Released on the 2nd of November in 1995, Agile Warrior arrived on the heels of its launch title competition (Air Combat) by two months.  To stand out from the small crowd of flight simulators appearing on Sony’s machine, Virgin Entertainment’s marketing department designed an ad to show just how dangerous their Black Ops Entertainment-developed product really was.

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New Game: Trine 2: Complete Story Coming to Playstation 4

Trine 2: Complete Story is coming to the Playstation 4, which means the system has another quality title in its library. For those that do not know about the Trine series, it is a fantasy, side scrolling 2.5D style, action/adventure/puzzle title.

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Today in Retro Gaming – Grand Theft Auto 2 (PS1)

Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Grand Theft Auto 2.  While it wasn’t yet the powerhouse we know today, Rockstar’s sequel to its original top-down crime spree spectacular upped the ante with more weapons, missions and vehicles…and a brand-spankin’ new city to call your own.

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Exclusive Screens of Kingdom Hearts 2.5

Square Enix is apparently working on a remake of Kingdom Hearts 2, known as 2.5.  This is great news for fans of the series that wish to see a more complete game (there will be stuff pulled from the Nintendo 3DS version included).  Check the screens out below.

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AquaPazza, Team Utawarerumono Screens

Coming to the Playstation 3 this November, AquaPazza is a 2D side scrolling anime fighting game hitting on November 19th. The version we are getting in the United States will feature the current, up to date, game from Japanese arcades (currently at version 2.01).