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Steel Empire X Over Horizon Switch Review

We recently reported on the imminent release of Steel Empire X Over Horizon for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation, a compilation of old-school side-scrolling shoot ‘em ups from the early 90s. Now we’ve had the chance to play the games on Switch, and we had a real blast!First up is Over Horizon, a 1991 NES shooter with a botanical setting, meaning killer plants sprouting up to attack you all over the
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Football Champ Kicks its Way out of the Arcade Archives Today If you’re already missing the recent flurry of football action from the Euro 24 championships, then the latest release from Hamster's Arcade Archives line of emulated arcade titles could be just what you need!For this week’s release, Hamster have resurrected Football Champ, a Taito title originally released in 1990, and which is also known by the name ‘Hat Trick Hero’.As the title suggests, the game is an arcade-style football
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Epyx Rogue Spawning onto Switch Tomorrow

Rogue, the game that spawned a genre, is venturing onto Nintendo Switch tomorrow (Thursday 18th July 2024).So many modern gamers use the term “rogue-like”, but many may not have played the original game that it references. Now they’ll have the chance to play it on Nintendo Switch!Back in 1980, a computer game emerged that changed the world of fantasy gaming forever Randomly generated rooms meant that each journey into the
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Evercade Distribution Expands in the UK

Up until now, Blaze Entertainment’s retro-focused Evercade consoles and cartridges have been available to purchase from Funstock, Game, Argos, Menkind, and Amazon in the UK.But now, UK-based shoppers will be able to pick up the next generation of Evercade hardware from another popular retailer of video games, as Blaze Entertainment have announced that Smyths Toys will also be stocking the Evercade line.Smyths are currently offering the Evercade EXP-R and Evercade
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The Karate Kid: Street Rumble Waxing Its Way onto Consoles & PC this September Of course, Fusion R Gamer is a retro-based site, I mean the “R” is right there! So, with that in mind, you might think that an upcoming new game for modern formats would sit outside of our remit. Well, The Karate Kid: Street Rumble may be a new game, but its credentials are decidedly retro.First off, The Karate Kid: Street Rumble is based on a film from 1984, and
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Satryn DX Switch Review

The obvious game with which to compare Satryn DX is Robotron, but when the obvious comparison is such an accurate one, it’d be foolish to ignore it.The gameplay involves moving with the left stick while shooting the nasties with the right, with the aim being to obliterate the baddies and save your pals, who are being threatened with a one-way trip to Satryn for a sort of involuntary Dignitas situation.Satryn
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Double Dragon Revive Hitting the Streets Next Year We love our side-scrolling beat ‘em us here at Fusion R Gamer, and the Double Dragon series of games have certainly been among the best the genre has to offer, ever since the first game in the series hit arcades back in 1987.We previously reported on the announcement of Double Dragon Gaiden: Eise of the Dragons, which we went on to review favourably in Fusion magazine issue 48.In our
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Parking Garage Rally Circuit Coming To PC, possibly Switch, possibly even Sega Saturn! Parking Garage Rally Circuit is, as the name suggests, an arcade racer in which you drift around parking garages. The game has been designed to look, feel, and sound like a lost Sega Saturn game that could have been released in 1998, which makes it right up our street, or, er, right in our garage. Or something.Parking Garage Rally Circuit has been developed by Tim “Walaber” FitzRandolph, a solo
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Evercade Hardware and Cartridge Release Dates Slip

We previously reported on the announcement of the Evercade EXP-R and Evercade VS-R, which are revamped, cheaper models of Evercade’s handheld and home console hardware respectively. Both models were scheduled for release this month, along with two new Evercade cartridges (Tomb Raider Collection 1, and Thalamus Collection 1).However, Blaze Entertainment have now announced that the release dates for the new Evercade models and the aforementioned cartridges have been delayed to