These days, it seems like we get a new physical production of a NES homebrew game every week. This time, it’s the action puzzle game Roniu’s Tale, developed by the four-person team at Kunjee Studio and distributed by Mega Cat Games. Roniu is the name of a young magician who
Weight of the world got you down? Don’t get mad, don’t stay sad — paint a turtle! Joe Sherman, creator of the award-winning 2019 NES game Turtle Rescue, is about to release his second shelled reptile related project….this one vastly different not just from his first game but from most
About a decade ago, programmer Dave Nemeth was really into MMOs and had many adventures with his guild. It was at that time he was inspired to create a sprite-based webcomic based around the guild, which he kept going until the group broke up and the well of inspiration ran
Retro game maker CrazyGroupTrio has put over two years of work into Shera And The 40 Thieves, a new NES game that crosses Donkey Kong with Prince of Persia to create a solidly entertaining experience. Now the Kickstarter is active, and it’s earned its initial goal in just two days.
Dana Puch, a game developer from Barcelona, has created several homebrew games for the Game Boy. He’s wrapping up work on his most ambitious project for the handheld yet, The Shapeshifter…in which you play as Elliot, just a normal dude out on a normal camping trip. What’s AB-normal is when
Several high-profile actors have disappeared from Magnilo Movie Studios, and no one can figure out why or how. Only one investigator can crack this case…Detective Jones! …Too bad he’s dead. The studio will have to settle for the skills of Detective Smith instead, specifically you. That’s how The Magnilo Case,
Virginia-based development team Woog Worx has been working on a new action platformer for the NES for the last two years. Now Ghoul Grind: Night Of The Necromancer is nearly done, and the crowdfunding campaign (launched today) is your chance to get a physical copy (or a digital one, if
Dana Puch, a game developer from Barcelona, has created several homebrew games for the Game Boy. He’s wrapping up work on his most ambitious project for the handheld yet, The Shapeshifter…and you can get a physical copy through the crowdfunding campaign he’s recently launched. In The Shapeshifter you play as
We’ve told you before about NESMaker, the game creation software that lets you put together NES games in a fraction of the time it took the dev teams of old, using menus and modules to snap together a platformer, a Metroidvania or an adventure in the vein of Zelda. Every
Indie game developer Nate Peters has just put the finishing touches on Doodle World, his homebrew NES game….and just in time; he was running out of crayons. You might assume establishing a unique look on a machine as graphically primitive as the NES might be difficult…but Peters pulled it off.
Next month Nintendo will be partnering with Lego to produce a series of Super Mario-themed playsets. But how can you play Lego Mario without the hardware? Lego thought of that one…today they revealed they’re also releasing a brick version of the NES. The 2,646-piece Lego Nintendo Entertainment System was uncovered
Every now and then we hear about the discovery of a prototype for a retro video game that was never released. Not all of these discoveries result in the game’s public preservation, however. Such is the tragic case behind Indy The Magical Kid, a Famicom RPG that was thought lost