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Retro Game Dev Sunsoft Is Hosting A Virtual Event Next Week

If you've been gaming since the 80s, chances are you've heard of Sunsoft. The company is known for making classic games like the Batman adaptations, the cute-but-tough platformer Gimmick, and the ex-Terminator 2D run-and-gun Journey to Silius. All of them have awesome soundtracks that still hold up today. The classic game devs have somehow been ...

The Rumble Fish 2 Port Will Be Out This Winter

We previously talked about the classic fighting game The Rumble Fish 2 being ported to current platforms, but didn't mention which ones. Now we know where and when we can get our fix. Publisher 3goo and developer Dimps will be releasing The Rumble Fish 2 digitally for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (...

Need A Good Retro 3D Platformer Fix For 2022? Frogun Is Not It

Platform(s): PC, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch Genre: 3D platformer with a grapple hook in the form of a frog's head on a gun The wave of 3D platformers for this generation with 90s aesthetics continues, with some of them featuring some semblance of quality behind its aesthetics. OUr next entry? The endearing-looking Frogun, which may seem typ...

The Best Old Games Worth Playing In 2022

Some games age like fine wine. Others may not be the hot title when it first came out, but end up becoming better in retrospect, arguably being a title ahead of its time. At Kakuchopurei, we may cover a lot of new games, but we always fall back to the classics, be it the incredibly old ones or recent titles from a few years past. There are a bun...

Doctor Who & Fawlty Towers Actor Bernard Cribbins Is Dead

Veteran British actor Bernard Cribbins, known for his recent Doctor Who works, is dead. He was 93. This news was made public via Cribbins' agent Gavin Barker Associates. He is known for being a notorious guest in hit TV show Fawlty Towers, being the narrator in The Wombles, and also starring in films and TV shows like The Railway Children, Carry...

Chenso Club Looks Like A 2D Brawling Good Time; Out This September

Publisher Curve Games and developer Pixadrome are bringing a new pixelated brawler into 2022 with Chenso Club. Side-scrolling roguelike brawler Chenso Club is 2D and pixelated all the way, and will definitely appeal to anyone who likes the recent Ninja Turtles game and Streets of Rage 4. The game will be out for PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, an...

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...

2000s Fighting Game The Rumble Fish Will Be Ported To Consoles This Winter

Rumble Fish and Rumble Fish 2 were a pair of 2D arcade fighting games back in 2004 onward that featured smooth animation (marketed as Smooth Model Animation) that was tough to pull off on arcade machines. You can now experience this classic fighting game when it's getting a home port for this generation. According to publisher 3goo and developer...

TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge Sold Over One Million Units In First Week

Turtle Power indeed! Dotemu and developer Tribute Games announced that its new 2D beat-em-up Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge has sold over one million units in its first week of release across all platforms, since its 16 June release date. Here are a few words from Dotemu CEO Cyrille Imbert via press release regarding the succes...

Spidersaurs Is WayForward Doing Contra All Over Again, Kinks & All

Platform(s): PC (version reviewed), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch Genre: 2D Run-And-Gun Shoot-em-Up; basically Contra If it weren't for Konami who has a tight rein on its Contra brand, you can mistaken WayForward's "new" 2D run-and-gun shooter game Spidersaurs as the next Contra entry. After all, the Shantae developer did make Contra 4 back in...

Fashion Police Squad Catwalks Toward August Release Date

The fashion-themed retro first-person shooter Fashion Police Squad will be out next month in full svelte form. The shooter will launch for PC via Steam and Epic Games Store on 15th August for US$19.99 according to publisher No More Robots and developer Mopeful Games. The game will be out on consoles on a later date. Here's a feature list and ...

We Talk To Tribute Games About Its New TMNT Game (Exclusive Interview)

We haven't had much fun with a 6-player Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtlles arcade game since, well, forever. We're glad that TMNT: Shredder's Revenge scratches that proverbial itch, as well as being a multiplayer darling of a 2D action game with awesome controls and hectic-but-fun gameplay, complete with lovingly-crafted aesthetics. But what goes beh...

Old-School Style 3D Platformer Frogun Jumps Toward August Release Date

Need a 2022 3D platformer fix with a cutified look? Look no further than Frogun, an old-schoo platformer coming your way. Frogun will be coming out for Xbox Series, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, and PC on 2nd August according to publisher Top Hat Studios and Molegato. Key features in this bright and cheery platformer include a ton of 90s-style levels, lot...

Capcom Is Finally Releasing A Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection

After releasing both a Mega Man X and Mega Man Zero Legacy Collection, all which are splendid collections by the by, what's next for Capcom? How about all six(ish) Mega Man Battle Network games? Capcom has announced the Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection, which contains all the Mega Man Battle Network RPG titles featuring the pretty nifty...

Yuji Naka Confirms Michael Jackson’s Involvement With Sonic 3’s Music

After 30 years of speculation and theories, all it took is one Twitter message from an ex-Sega employee. Former Sonic Team head Yuji Naka has confirmed (nonchalantly online) that Michael Jackson did compose some of the music for Sonic The Hedgehog 3. The question of the King of Pop's involvement with the game has been shrouded in mystery since t...

Sonic Origins Is A Decent Retro Gaming Collection Even With Its Nonsense DLC Approach

Platform(s): PS4 (version reviewed), PS5, Xbox Series, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch Genre: Sega-themed retro game collection featuring its best 2D mascot with attitude It's no secret that there's a huge appeal of classic 2D Sonic The Hedgehog platformer titles. They offer a great alternative to the methodical Mario titles of the time, they hav...

TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge Is One Part Tribute, One Part Co-Op Beat Em Up, All Parts Fun

Platform(s): PC (version played), PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Genre: 80s license cartoon beat-em-up with 6-player co-op and lovely fan service The late 80s and 90s Konami licensed beat-em-ups, particular the ones with the iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon series, rely on fast-paced offensive gameplay, simple controls, and relentles...

This New Version Of Arkanoid Will Ball-Bust Towards An October Release

Arcade ball-busting and brick-bashing is in style again with this new iteration of Arkanoid. Dubbed Arkanoid: Eternal Battle, this arcade game remix features four new game modes involving brick-destroying with balls (singular or plural) either in single-player or with others via competitive/co-op modes. The game is made by Pastagames and is publ...

VergeWorld Is A Retro-Laced Roguelite Combat Racer Slated For Fall 2022

Need a game that's a mix between WipeOut and a roguelike? Vergeworld could be that title to scratch that weird itch. Vergeworld is a retro-fuelled roguelite combat racing game where you fly through procedurally generated canyons, shoot enemies, power yourself up, and survive. The game features high replayability and 16-bit style tunes to go alon...

Souldier On With This Awesome 2D Search Action Indie

Platform(s): PC (version played), Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series, Xbox One, PS5, PS4 Genre: 2D search action title with Dark Souls-like difficulty Even though 2022's gaming circuit is dominated by From Software's hardcore RPG Elden Ring, there are no short supply of games that emulate that feel and formula. While not apparent at first glance, dev...

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