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10 07, 2020

Donkey Kong Country Coming To Switch Online!

By |2020-07-10T11:52:28+01:00July 10th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Donkey Kong Country Coming To Switch Online!

One of the best ever SNES titles, Donkey Kong Country, will soon be available on Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo Switch Online app! Donkey Kong Country will join the already strong roster of classic games on the Switch Online app on July 15, along with Natsume Championship Wrestling and The Immortal for NES.   Three [...]

30 06, 2020

Pre-Orders for 2 New Evercade cartridges open NOW!

By |2020-06-30T10:19:19+01:00June 30th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Pre-Orders for 2 New Evercade cartridges open NOW!

Evercade fans, there will be a limited allocation per retailer – so we strongly recommend pre-ordering if you want to avoid disappointment!   We had initially planned to go live with the pre-orders at 10AM – but unfortunately some other retailers have gone live early, so we had to release early too! Anyway, onward with [...]

26 06, 2020

RandoMaZer Is A New Marble Maze Game For the Atari ST

By |2020-06-27T09:51:44+01:00June 26th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on RandoMaZer Is A New Marble Maze Game For the Atari ST

Looking to try out something new on your Atari ST or Falcon? RandoMaZer may be for you! It’s an action puzzler distributed by Bitmap Soft that has you control a marble through fifty distinct levels. There’s also power-ups to collect to spice things up, as well as obstacles and hazards to keep thing interesting. You [...]

10 06, 2020

Evercade Reveal The Oliver Twins Collection!

By |2020-06-11T07:24:14+01:00June 10th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Evercade Reveal The Oliver Twins Collection!

We’re now in the release window for the Evercade, and the hype just continues to build. The team at Evercade have just revealed their latest cartridge and it’s a special one! It’s an Oliver Twins Collection that features 7 Dizzy games, and all the profits go to charity! The Oliver Twins Collection features 11 games [...]

5 06, 2020

VergeWorld: Icarus Is A Brand New Amiga Game With A Demo

By |2020-06-06T06:38:16+01:00June 5th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on VergeWorld: Icarus Is A Brand New Amiga Game With A Demo

Retro Bones are working on a new Amiga game, titled VergeWorld: Icarus! It’s a sci-fi shoot ’em up, racer AND explorer. The game sees you pilot a spaceship named Icarus, and the demo allows you to try to beat the Death Run challenge. There are plenty of little features here that you’re sure to enjoy [...]

29 05, 2020

Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Is Getting A Sequel

By |2020-05-30T05:30:05+01:00May 29th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Is Getting A Sequel

Some might say it was a runaway success. Sorry. Anyway. Paramount have confirmed that a sequel to the Sonic The Hedgehog movie is in the works, which will bring the team that worked on the first movie back together again. The sequel will be directed by Jeff Fowler, with Pat Casey and Josh Miller on [...]

20 05, 2020

Evercade Plan To Have 50+ Cartridges Available In Next Few Years – Interview

By |2020-05-21T04:07:05+01:00May 20th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Evercade Plan To Have 50+ Cartridges Available In Next Few Years – Interview

We’re right around the corner for the release window of the Evercade – and with that in mind, we had a chance to speak to Andrew Byatt, Product Director at Blaze, about the system’s inspiration, and their plans for the future!   Funstock: What did you set out to achieve with the Evercade? Andrew Byatt: We [...]

18 05, 2020

Evercade Detail Easy Fix For Rare HDMI Sound Issue

By |2020-05-19T03:48:37+01:00May 18th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Evercade Detail Easy Fix For Rare HDMI Sound Issue

Evercade have released a statement addressing some intermittent audio issues with a very small amount of games and TV’s when playing in HDMI mode. The problem seems to be mostly caused by game capture software, but the team gave gone into great detail in their post. Whilst they are working on a permanent firmware fix [...]

15 05, 2020

Get A Closer Look At The ‘Atari 2600/7800: A Visual Compendium’ Book!

By |2020-05-16T03:21:29+01:00May 15th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Get A Closer Look At The ‘Atari 2600/7800: A Visual Compendium’ Book!

We’ve got our hands on the new ‘Atari 2600/7800: A Visual Compendium’ book from Bitmap Books, and it’s safe to say – this one is a real treat! As we mentioned when it was revealed, this book is stuffed with insight and imagery that will fill the heart of any Atari fan with joy.   Check [...]

8 05, 2020

Evercade Atari Lynx Collection 2 Revealed!

By |2020-05-09T02:17:22+01:00May 8th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Evercade Atari Lynx Collection 2 Revealed!

The Evercade is getting closer and closer to release, and with that, we have yet another new cartridge announcement! This time it’s another Atari Lynx Collection, that features 8 more games that we wanted to see make their way onto the Evercade. After the first Atari Lynx Collection was announced, a lot of fans were [...]