First look: A brand new Atari product. Years in the making. - Youtube
Watch People Break Classic RPGs
Having grown up on NES / SNES, there's a soft spot in my heart for classic RPG's like Final Fantasy, Secret of Mana, etc etc. Strangely though, I never played Earthbound, which people are still raving about. But alas, it's fun to watch these streams of people doing speed runs of these classics.
Nintendo, Pixel, Zelda, Nes, Shigeru Miyamoto
Ikenfell - Kickstarter Trailer - Youtube
Reading up about Ikenfell, a turn-based RPG based around a magic school. Visually, it looks like a cross between NES / SNES, lovely #pixel graphics. Looks really fun! The Kickstarter did over $60k with a goal of $25k, pretty awesome.
Developer Interview: Donkey Kong - Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition - Official Site - Embedly
NES Classic System Impressions - Youtube
NES, Controller, November, Downer, Games
oh boy... who's jumping on the NES Classic Edition bandwagon when it comes out? 30 classic #NES games (Mario, Metroid, Kirby, Pac Man, Zelda, etc) in a tiny package optimized for modern displays. On sale November 11 for $60.
Metroid Music - Kraid's Lair - Youtube
Let's Kickstart! - Steel Assault - A NES styled 2-D platformer - Youtube
Watching GIF's of #SteelAssault, an upcoming Robot Action Platform game. There's some really unique elements here (ie ziplining vertically) coupled with great Genesis / SNES style graphics. Nice work.
Official RIVE Release Trailer (PlayStation 4 & Steam) - Youtube
Console / Games
Cyber Shadow - NES style ninja platformer - Embedly
A Small Robot Story - Retro Adventure Platformer Greenlight Trailer - Youtube
NES, Super Mario Bros, Feats, Devs
The Final Station Review - Embedly
I'm always quite drawn to #pixel art, especially the squishy small NES kind (as opposed to SNES/Genesis which utilizes larger sprites). The resurgence of this graphic style is quite welcome. A great example is #TheFinalStation by #tinyBuildGAMES. I haven't played it yet, but the story appears to be some kind of post-alien visitation turned zombie survival with strategy elements? Looks short and fun. Nice #review up on #ArcadeSushi