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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 [...]

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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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Today in Retro Gaming – Criticom (PS1)

Today in retro gaming, we acknowledge the release of Kronos Digital’s not-so-gripping fighting game of not-so-epic proportions with an ad more exciting than the game it advertises.  How does this sort of thing keep happening?

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Today in Retro Gaming – Area 51 (PS1)

November, 1996: the arcade game which did not exist spawns a home version for PS1 which also does not exist.  Welcome to Midway’s light gun, on-rails shooter.  Welcome…to Area 51!

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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