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Indie Developer Interview – John Roo (Quest Arrest)

Indie Developer Interview – John Roo (Quest Arrest)

As you no doubt know if you follow me or Roo on twitter, earlier in the year he released a game for the Game Boy called Quest Arrest. A RPG style game where you take control of Detective Allison Bennett as you try to rid your city, Strange Meadows from the clutches of evil crime boss Athena. I already had a very ‘behind the curtains’ article with Roo back in February here – http://budgetnostalgia.com/?p=253 so if you want to catch…

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DAMN! A Spiritual Successor to ZAMN!

DAMN! A Spiritual Successor to ZAMN!

Follow me back in time to the 1990’s when the SNES and Mega Drive/Genesis were fighting it out to see who was best. Each had their own amazing exclusives, there’s no doubt about that but some of my favorite games from those systems were from 3 rd party developers. And Zombies Ate My Neighbors or Zombies! If you’re from a PAL region was no exception. With its vast array of weapons, horror movie references and enemies, it was jam packed!…

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Outbuddies DX – Developer Interview

Outbuddies DX – Developer Interview

Outbuddies is a new take on the metroidvania genre. You explore the underwater city, meaning there are underwater parts but unlike a lot of other games these are really fun. You have a sidekick in the form of Buddy and you must rescue the Wozan miners while defeating a range of enemies along the way. The developer himself said it takes inspiration from the classics like Metroid, Castlevania Mega man etc it’s clear from first glance that this is a…

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Deadpool NES – Developer Interview

Deadpool NES – Developer Interview

First off I’d like to thank the devs for taking the time to answer some of my questions about Deadpool, a great NES (Homebrew/rom hack I’m not sure what the best description would be so please correct me on that) that uses Ninja Gaiden as the base. I’d like to thank Twin0mega for answering my questions and giving me some insights for my upcoming video and to Retroslam for answering the questions for this interview. Would you like to introduce…

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Johnny Rocket – Developer Interview (Restless Corp)

Johnny Rocket – Developer Interview (Restless Corp)

What is Johnny Rocket you might be asking yourself? Well it’s a new 2D comic adventure game that recently got announced on Kickstarter. As soon as I seen it I was intrigued and had to reach out to the developer to find out more. First off thank you for taking the time to answer a few questions about Johnny Rocket, would you like to introduce yourselves to the readers? 3 people worked on the game. I am the Artist of…

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Jack Redrum – Developer Interview

Jack Redrum – Developer Interview

Today I’m delighted to talk to the devs behind up and coming action puzzler game Jack Redrum. A game 16 months in development that aims to be released on Steam, IOS, Android as well as Nintendo Switch later this year. I made a video on the game which you can check out using this link – The main question you’re probably asking is who is developing this game and what can we expect? Jack Redrum comes from a 2 person…

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Evercade – Developer Interview

Evercade – Developer Interview

For the last few months, if you were active on Twitter it was nearly impossible to have missed someone mention the Evercade. A new handheld console that takes fully licensed cartridges of classic games from the 90’s. Not only do you get a bundle of games on each £15 cart, but you also get a full colour manual as well! A worthy inclusion that any collector among us greatly appreciates. I haven’t had a chance to pick one up yet…

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Pixel Bison Indie/AAA/Retro Gaming Magazine – Review

Pixel Bison Indie/AAA/Retro Gaming Magazine – Review

Well if you follow me on Twitter you’ve undoubtedly seen Pixel Bison in some form or another, I’ve been sharing any post I’ve seen about the magazine for the past month or so. You may be wondering ‘but why are you so supportive when you haven’t even seen the magazine?’ Which is a fair point, how do we know it’s even any good? Well Andrew is a great friend to me behind the avatars and tweets and it’s there that…

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Indie/AAA/Retro Gaming Magazine Editor Interview – Pixel Bison

Indie/AAA/Retro Gaming Magazine Editor Interview – Pixel Bison

Flashback to the 90’s and you’ll see an abundance of gaming magazines covering store shelves each one pushing to be the best. Fast forward to today and that’s something that isn’t as prevalent these days. Call me old but there was nothing quite like going to the store with your parents and getting your favorite gaming magazine as a reward for being well behaved. Or was that just me? Maybe I wasn’t a well-behaved kid and needed positive reinforcement. So…

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Remastered

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Remastered

After seeing the rumors circulate online for a while we now have definite proof that Tony Hawks Pro Skater is indeed getting a remaster! Not only that, it’s coming as a 2 pack! That’s right 2 games for the price of one. Following the success of other remasters in recent years it comes as no surprise that Activision would want us to forget all about the disaster that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 turned out to be. It was rushed…

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