Retro Console News, Arcades, Classic Games And More

Loved the Nintendo 64, classic arcades, Amigas, ZX Spectrum or the classic games of eras past? Retro is the spot for all the news, features and videos you’ll love.

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The Analogue Pocket Retro Game Boy Handheld Ships In May 2021

Last year, Analogue, makers of excellent high-end retro consoles like the Analogue NT (NES) and Mega SG (Sega Genesis), announced a high-def portable Game Boy console complete with its own HDMI dock, due out in 2020. Thanks to covid-19’s effect on the supply chain, the Analogue Pocket is now shipping…

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Video Game HUDs Used To Be Cool

Video games look really good these days. I boot up almost any PS4 game released in the last few years and I’m impressed. But while games might look nicer than ever before, we lost cool looking “heads-up displays”, HUDs, in the process. Was it worth it?

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Hundreds Of Unreleased Prototype Games Are Playable For Free

Hundreds of prototypes of some of the most iconic games — Double Dragon, Street Fighter 2, Mega Man 3, AKIRA, Prince of Persia, Dr. Mario, NBA JAM, Killer Instinct and much more — have been uploaded to the Internet Archive and are now accessible to all. The archive includes about 934 ROMs playable on any browser,…