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  • Remake of the month: Midwinter

    Remake of the month: Midwinter

    16th July 2014remakes and sequels
    Midwinter was a strange but very appealing game designed back in 1989 by Mike Singleton, who unfortunately passed away in 2012. It boasted something you didn't see often in games at the time: 1st person perspective, 3d graphics and an open world to explore. Midwinter sold well for Amiga and Atari ST ...
  • Civilization: Beyond Earth is coming this fall

    Civilization: Beyond Earth is coming this fall

    25th May 2014remakes and sequels
    This fall every Civilization fan will have something different to play with. Do you remember Alpha Centauri? Sid Meier created that 4x strategy game in 1999, to expand the Civilization gameplay beyond Earth. It's not by chance that the next Civ title is going to be called Civilization Beyond Earth. Not ...
  • Blackwell Epiphany from Wadjet Eye

    Blackwell Epiphany from Wadjet Eye

    16th May 2014remakes and sequels
    Wadjet Eye, the publisher of many great retro flavored point & click adventure games, just released the last chapter of their Blackwell series: Blackwell Epiphany. Solve puzzles and follow the story of Rosa Blackwell and Joey Mallone in the conclusion of the Blackwell series. Go to the Wadjet Eye website ...
  • Heroine's Quest: a beautiful homage to Quest for Glory

    Heroine's Quest: a beautiful homage to Quest for Glory

    6th May 2014remakes and sequels
    Crystal Shard, a group of indie developers, created a little gem: Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok. As the title suggests, Heroine's Quest was inspired by the classic Sierra series Quest for Glory. The game is a classic adventure game with bits of RPG here and there. Did ...
  • Dune 2 for Android: it's real

    Dune 2 for Android: it's real

    25th April 2014remakes and sequels
    A retro game lover named Guryanov Aleksander developed an Android version of the glorious RTS Dune 2: The building of a dinasty. A lot of (retro?) players on Google Play seems to like it. It may be time to go back to Arrakis, choose your House and go to battle!
  • Pac-Man Museum on Steam: is it worth your money?

    Pac-Man Museum on Steam: is it worth your money?

    24th April 2014remakes and sequels
    A couple of months ago Namco released Pac-Man Museum, a collection of old Pac-Man games. Pac-Man Musum includes a lot of old games: PAC-MAN, PAC-MAN Championship Edition, SUPER PAC-MAN, PAC-MAN Battle Royale, PAC-LAND, etc. The user reviews on Steam are a bit harsh and the price isn't cheap, considering you ...
  • Retro City Rampage

    Retro City Rampage

    12th April 2014remakes and sequels
    It's been out for a long time now, but some of us (me included) is starting to play it just now. I'm talking about Retro City Rampage, a video game opera entirely designed by Brian Provinciano, inspired by Grand Theft Auto 1 and 2 and filled with LOTS of references from ...
  • Apoplexy 2.0: Prince of Persia level editor

    Apoplexy 2.0: Prince of Persia level editor

    29th January 2014remakes and sequels
    A new version of Apoplexy, the level editor for both Prince of Persia 1 and 2, has been recently released. Apoplexy is a WYSIWYG editor which allows the user to easily work with mouse and keyboard. Some of the Apoplexy features: - cross platform - can edit both Prince of Persia 1 and 2 ...
  • The Tesla effect

    The Tesla effect

    11th January 2014remakes and sequels
    The sixth adventure in the Tex Murphy popular series is coming in 2014. The Tesla Effect will be similar to the Under a Killing Moon, The Pandora Directive and Tex Murphy: Overseer, with lots of full motion video and a 3D environment to explore in search for clues. If you want ...
  • Wasteland 1 re-released

    Wasteland 1 re-released

    19th November 2013remakes and sequels
    Wasteland 2 is still in developement by inXile entertainment, and I know many of you backed the project via Kickstarter. What you may not know is that Wasteland 1, the old turn based apocalyptic RPG that started it all, is now available on Steam and GOG.com at 5.99$. Wasteland 1 can be though ...
  • The next Space Hulk

    The next Space Hulk

    25th September 2013remakes and sequels
    A new version of "Space Hulk", based on the tabletop game created by Games Workshop, is available on Steam. It's not cheap and the users on MetaCritic aren't too enthusiastic...
  • Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

    Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

    24th August 2013remakes and sequels
    A very old and controversial platform was remade into a nice sequel: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, available on Steam or gog.com. The game is quite enjoyable and doesn't cost much, give it a try! More info on the official site. By the way... the soundtrack ...
  • Speedball 2 Evolution

    Speedball 2 Evolution

    7th August 2013remakes and sequels
    I don't know about you, but I played Speedball 2 a lot back in the nineties against every friend who wanted a challenge. Speedball 2 Evolution is the latest game in the series, available for mobile devices (iOS and Android). A little bird tells me that Speedball 2 is coming on Steam... When? ...
  • Organ Trail

    Organ Trail

    23rd July 2013remakes and sequels
    You read the title right, this game is actually called ORGAN TRAIL. I'm sure some of you remember "The Oregon Trail". Well, Organ Trail is more than a remake. Check it out here.
  • Shroud of the Avatar

    Shroud of the Avatar

    9th July 2013remakes and sequels
    From the creator of the RPG series Ultima, comes another kickstarter: Shroud of the Avatar. The title doesn't contain the word "Ultima" but the author is Richart Garriott (god bless him) and the Ultima spirit is breathing life in this project. Shroud of the Avatar already reached the successful status ...
  • For every Larry fan out there

    For every Larry fan out there

    9th June 2013remakes and sequels
    Among the many kickstarter projects, there's also a remake of the first Leisure Suit Larry. The project, started by Al Lowe himself, already reached the "successful" status.
  • Elite: Dangerous

    Elite: Dangerous

    1st June 2013remakes and sequels
    Some of you may already know... there's a kickstarter of Elite: Dangerous, a promise sequel to the very popular Elite series. The project has already gathered all the money needed for the game and, apparently, it's scheduled for release in 2014.