Retro

Metroid II Fan Made Remake Released (Updated)

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(Update) Seems that Nintendo quickly caught wind of the remake and it pulled from the website.

If you have never had the chance to play Metroid II, the fan remake called “AM2R Return Of Samus”, has been finally released.

Go Get It!

http://metroid2remake.blogspot.com/p/am2r-downloads.html

Re: Finding Lost Treasures – Get The N Or Get Out

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Some people collect coins, others stamps. I collect video games.

Sometimes when looking for games, the easiest thing you can do is just ask the people you know if they have anything for sale.
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hardrock’s Best of 2013

Best of 2013 012013 was another very interesting year for video games. Reboots, new console launches and the subject of DRM among other things. Plus it was a year I personally learned that retro gaming is just as important as modern games, game collecting can become a full time and expensive hobby, branching out into more different ways of gaming can be fun plus much more. So it was an interesting choice of picks when I sat down to write almost all the games I played this year, and what I would ultimately pick as my favorite ones of 2013.

While most people/sites will only put games that were released this year, I don’t get to everything as soon as I would like too. Plus being a game collector and retro gamer, I sometimes discover and play games that were released years ago. So this list will contain the best and noticeable games that I played during the year in no particular order. Except the final game which is marked as my Game of the Year of 2013.

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Remembering: Half-Life 2 (Updated)

Half-Life 2I’m going to try out a little project. Being a (somewhat) retro gamer, I decided to go back and re-play some of my favorite games. One of them being the incredible Half-Life 2. As I started getting screen captures from the beginning, I started remembering my amazement the first time playing (ironically on the PlayStation 3), and some of the upcoming best parts of the game. So I decided to post some of the screenshots I get throughout my play though. Call it, a “Visual Journey” to see if it triggers memories and thoughts for people that have experienced these games. I haven’t finished the game yet, so this is a work in progress and will be updated periodically with as many images as I can.

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Re: Finding Lost Treasures – RE-Bought And Un-RE-Turned

Re-Finding Lost Treasures

Some people collect coins, others stamps. I collect video games.

If you have been reading this ongoing series, first thank you, second it’s no secret that I like horror games. And it should also be apparent that the Resident Evil franchise is one that holds a special place in my gaming memories. After all, it was Resident Evil 2, and my love of zombies, that brought me back into gaming after being off it some years ago. RE2 still remains one of my personal favorite games of all time. But as I had been on a retro-gaming mood, I had been collecting Nintendo GameCube games as of lately as I had discovered earlier that the system did have a few games of interest to me. This being that I only owned this system earlier for a small amount of time for a particular reason. A reason I will return to later.
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