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Keanu Reeves Is Shadow In Sonic The Hedgehog 3: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here // A New LEGO Tie Interceptor Screams Into Action On Star Wars Day 2024: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here // Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace Is Coming Back To Malaysian Cinemas On Star Wars Day: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here
Overwatch 2 Gets Cowboy Bebop Anime Collab This March

The Overwatch 2 crew will be experiencing the real folk blues next week. The online multiplayer shooter will be getting its second anime collaboration event starting 12 March: the anime that's in the spotlight is the hit scifi show Cowboy Bebop. The collab lets you get skins and other cosmetics based on the show's main crew. Of course, the sh...

Sea Of Stars Will Get Mysterious DLC Connecting To Creator’s Past Game

Sea Of Stars developer Sabotage Studio said online on Twitter that it's working on DLC for its 2023 JRPG. The "mysterious and wacky" DLC is in active production, but beyond that, there isn't much news about it. Due to the game's link with Sabotage Studio's past 2D Metroidvania title The Messenger, there's a high chance it will connect with that ...

Sega Files New Trademarks, Including Three Old Franchises

After Sega's The Game Awards 2023 announcement showcasing its classic game remake revival, many are anticipating another Sega renaissance like in the 90s, but for the next few years. And it seems like we might be getting more revivals of older titles. Sega recently filed four trademarks on 6th December (via Gematsu). They are: Jet Set Radio...

Sea Of Stars Is A Triumphant Indie-Level Tribute To 90s JRPGs

Platform(s): PC (version reviewed), Xbox, Nintendo Switch Genre: 90s-style Japanese Role-Playing Game recreated for modern sensibilities Sabotage Studio's game-making mission is to modernize retro games for the current generation while maintaining what makes these experiences special in the first place. The Canadian-based company's first effort...

DoubleShake Is A New 2.5D Platformer Slated For Next Year

If you need to scratch that late 90s PlayStation 1 platformer itch, Limited Run has you covered with its upcoming new game. Publisher Limited Run Games and developer Rightstick Studios will be making an ode to old-school 2.5D platformers called DoubleShake for PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. An action-packed platformer i...

Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles Out In English This August

If you want to see an era where Nippon Ichi made wholesome(?) JRPGs before the Disgaea franchise took over, you may want to check out this upcoming collection. Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles will be out on 29 August in English according to NIS America. The collection includes Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess and Rhapsody III: Memori...

Sea Of Stars Will Be Out For Xbox Consoles As Well

The upcoming turn-based JRPG Sea Of Stars, which is looking very sweet and nostalgic while also coming across as fresh, will be gracing its starlit presence onto Xbox consoles. Developer Sabotage Studios announced that the game will be out for Xbox Series and Xbox One on 29 August, the same time the PC, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 5/PlaySta...

Seth Rogen’s TMNT Movie Has A Stylish First Trailer Out

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise has seen a ton of reboots and films, be it live action or animated. Here's another animated movie that's set in its own continuity, courtesy of "permanent teenager" Seth Rogen. The film's full title is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, and it sees the titular Turtles - Leonardo (Nicholas Cant...

Square Enix To Release Xenogears Maria & Chu-Chu Figures

Continuing the tradition of creating action figures and toys of long-dead 90s JRPG properties, Square Enix is still milking the Xenogears train in that regard. The latest offering is Maria Balthasar and Chu-Chu, who are part of the Bring Arts line of figures. Both characters are included in one set, with the price tag being roughly US$123. Check...

A Space For The Unbound: All The Indonesian & 90s Homages & References In The Game

The biggest indie game darling of the month, A Space For The Unbound, is set in rural 90s Indonesia. While the entire game is in English (and other localized languages), the game's setting is knee-deep and authentic in its country's culture and setting. As an Asian-based games media site, we do recognize a lot of the game's references and allusi...

2023 Is Off To A Very Strong Start With This Indonesian-Made Indie Adventure Odyssey

Platform(s): PC (version reviewed), PS4, Nintendo Switch Genre: Adventure game set in 90s rural Indonesia It's rare to see a January video game title at the start of a year to captivate and entice my jaded palette, much less one made by a small studio that took 7 years and even went through some publisher kerfuffle last year. Yet here we are: M...

Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider Will Quench Your 2D Action Ninja Bloodthirst

Platform(s): PC (version reviewed), Nintendo Switch, PS4 Genre: 2D action ninja platformer If you fondly miss 16-bit fast-paced action games like Shinobi 3, Hagane, and Run Saber, the two-man developer group Joymash will sort you out with 2023's first-ever arcade offering that slaps and slashes. Flip Out & Kill People Vengeful Guardia...

Celebrating The Best Of 90s PC Gaming Sound Blaster Ad Lib Soundtracks

On 4 January 2023, Creative Technology founder Sim Wong Hoo passed away. He was 67. Sim founded the Singapore-based tech company in 1981 and has spearheaded the company since the beginning. For those who don’t know, Creative Technology is well-known for its Sound Blaster sound cards, wireless speakers, headphones, and even fancy soundbars. But...

Singapore’s Creative Technology Founder & Sound Blaster Father Has Died

The chairman and chief executive of Creative Technology, Sim Wong Hoo, has passed away yesterday on Wednesday. He was 67. The cause of death was not disclosed (via Straits Times), though Creative said he died peacefully. Here is the official statement: "On behalf of all staff of the company, the board expresses its deepest sorrow over the death...

Five Malaysian Historical Epic Films That Are Better Than Mat Kilau

Mat Kilau is out now for Malaysian audiences to endure and watch. We sure as hell did and we had some fun with it, albeit in an ironic way. While its fighting scenes are adequate and its aesthetics flashy, the film doesn't do justice in portraying the history of Mat Kilau and Malaysian history in a respectable light. For a film inspired by serio...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection Kicks Shell End Of August

Konami and developer Digital Eclipse have announced the release date of its Ninja Turtles classic games collection, not wanting to be left out of the collection jamboree that Capcom started. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection will be out for PC (Steam), Xbox Series, Xbox One, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch this 30th August...

New Beavis & Butt-Head Movie Announced For Paramount+

The end of June is going to become a tad dumber. Paramount+ just launched the first trailer for the follow-up to the classic 90s animated movie Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. The sequel is called Beavis and Butt-Head Do The Universe and it claims to be "the dumbest science fiction movie ever made", according to its creator and director Mike Ju...

Cotton Fantasy Is A New Cutesy Shmup Slated For May

Retro gaming fans: you're getting a new Cotton game. 2D shmup title Cotton Fantasy (or Cotton Rock 'n' Roll in Japan) will launch for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on 20th May according to publisher ININ Games. The upcoming English version will feature new playable characters with different mechanics and attacks, 16 colourful stages, and onl...

The Best Final Fantasy Entry Gets The Polished Remaster It Deserves

Platform(s): PC (version reviewed), iOS, Android Genre: Pixel remaster of beloved 90s JRPG It's no secret that Final Fantasy VI is the most beloved Final Fantasy entry out there. But to receive a respectful remaster while preserving its 16-bit SNES aesthetics? That's new, considering Square Enix loves to whore out its old games in not-so-pleasa...

The Fallout Writer Who Gave Dogmeat His Name In Fallout Has Died

Scott Bennie, the writer/producer/designer for Interplay's Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, and Fallout back in the day, has died due to pneumonia complications. He was 61, according to a recent Facebook page update. If you are not familiar with his name, you are most likely familiar with his writing and game design works. Back in the 90s he worked...

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