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Resident Evil turns 20, Capcom celebrates with developer video series

Resident Evil (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Sales Announcement - Screenshot 5

Resident Evil has turned 20 years old. The series that took the cinematic survival-horror formula to new heights is celebrating its 66 million copies sold, multiple films, and future with a series of videos highlight the franchise’s history. Developer interviews will take players back to the beginning, starting today with a new video featuring producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi. In addition to videos, other events and festivities are planned throughout the year in a multi-month long celebration.


Legacy System News, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town on Wii U Virtual Console

Harvest Moon More Friends of Mineral Town (GBA, Wii U) Virtual Console Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Natsume has released Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town on the Wii U Virtual Console. The Game Boy Advance title is a follow-up to Back to Nature that includes new events, features, and mini-games. As a new arrival in a small town, players take on the task of turning their dilapidated farm around by planting and harvesting crops and raising animals. Along the way, they are able to meet and befriend the local townsfolk, and if all goes well, even get married and start a family.


Legacy System News, Wii U

PCE Works to re-release Akumajou Dracula X and Force Gear

PC Engine Works (PCE) Force Gear Announcement - Set 2

PCE Works has rolled out their latest re-releases for the Turbo Duo, the Akumajou Dracula X and Force Gear. Dracula X is available as a standard edition as well as in a deluxe pack, the Belmont Survival Kit. The standard digipack edition includes an untranslated re-release of the 1993 classic, a translated color manual, replica foldouts of two ads ran in Japan, a bookmark, and a metallic sticker. The kit includes the deluxe digipak edition, a pin, a wooden cross necklace, and a life-sized wooden stake prop replica, all tucked within a velvet-lined wooden chest. A free can of a Dracula X-themed energy drink will also be sent out to early buyers. The kit runs 219 Euros ($240). A free translated copy will be available later. Force Gear, a caravan horizontal shooter unlocked in the PC Engine version of Tokimeki Memorial, is available for 29 EUR ($32) or with the digipack version of Dracula X for 99 EUR ($109).


Legacy System News

Nordic Games acquires Men of Valor property from 2015 Games

Men of Valor (PC, Xbox) Nordic Announcement - Screenshot 1

Nordic Games continues their acquisition streak with the Men of Valor IP. The Vietnam War-era first-person shooter was released over a decade ago for PC and Xbox, and Nordic has purchased the rights from the game’s developer, 2015 Games. No word yet, however, on what they plan to do with the property.


Legacy System News, PC News

Mega Man turns 25 with new music, MM25 and For Everlasting Peace

Mega Man (Music) Album Launch Announcements - Art 2

Two new tribute albums have been released for Mega Man’s big 25, Sumthing Else Music Works’ MM25: Mega Man Rocks and OverClocked ReMix’s For Everlasting Peace: 25 Years of Mega Man. MM25 is a compilation of new tracks from The Protomen, who provide a new song, Bit Brigade, Mega Ran, The Megas, Arm Cannon, and X-Hunters that sample or are inspired by tunes from the Mega Man and Mega Man X series. For Everlasting Peace features fully licensed arrangements from several entries, including Mega Man, Mega Man X, Mega Man Legends, Mega Man Battle Network, and Mega Man Zero.


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Stella Deus: The Gate of Eternity launches on PSN as PS2 Classic

Stella Deus (PS3, PSN) PS2 Classic Launch Announcement - Header

Atlus’ turn-based tactical-RPG Stella Deus: The Gate of Eternity is now available on PSN as a PS2 Classic. The 3.5GB release sets a small band of warriors on a quest to save the world of Solum from a life-destroying mist known as Miasma. Players will undertake the 50-plus-hour-long journey with the soldier Spero and shaman warrior Linea, who will take to the field against nefarious forces as they build up and manage a team comprised of 21 recruitable characters.


Legacy System News, PlayStation 3 News

NeoGeo X gets 15 new titles, system firmware update

NeoGeo X Gold Limit Edition (NeoGeo X) Classic Volumes and Mega Pack Launch Announcement - Mega Pack Vol 1

The NeoGeo X’s library is getting a big boost today from Tommo and SNK. Available online today from Amazon and GameStop are 15 games available in five three-game volumes as well as in an all-in-one Mega Pack. Each volume, detailed below, comes in an AES-style hard clamshell case, along with bonus stickers, an info booklet, a Rocket Cable for charging on the go, and Firmware Update v500. The Update is said to address a wide variety of items, including audio, video, control, and UI issues, as well as add a save feature “for most existing and upcoming games” and performance improvements.


Handheld, Legacy System News

NeoGeo X Classics Volumes, Mega Pack, and 1.0 update detailed

NeoGeo X Gold Limit Edition (NeoGeo X) Classic Volumes and Mega Pack Release Date Announcement - Volumes

Tommo has announced new details about the NeoGeo X game packs and system update announced in February. The Classics Volumes will launch on June 25 as five three-title sets and as one all-in-one collection, the Mega Pack. Each set, detailed below, will come on one game card packed in a traditional AES hard clamshell case. The Mega Pack will also come packed with a free Rocket Cable for charging while on the go. Each Classics Volume is priced at $24.99 and all are currently available for pre-order.


Handheld, Legacy System News

NeoGeo X games, travel case, and system update announced

NeoGeo X (NeoGeo X) New Releases, Extras, and Update Announcement - Logo

Owners of the recently released NeoGeo X will be able to expand their library soon, as well as improve the unit’s performance, according to SNK and Tommo. The duo announced 15 new titles, a system update, and two peripherals, a data transfer and charging travel cable and a travel case. The games will be released in three five-game packs called NeoGeo X Classics Volume I-V, with the first volume consisting of Metal Slug 2, Sengoku, and Top Hunter. The first volume will also include a free ‘rocket’ data transfer and charging travel cable, as well as System Update 1.0. What the update will address, as well as the pricing, will be revealed at a later date. The full list of games for all five volumes is available below.


Handheld, Legacy System News

NeoGeo X Gold Limited Edition Set to launch this week

Retro gamers looking to relive SNK’s golden years will be able to get extra nostalgic later this week when the NeoGeo X Gold Limited Edition Set launches at select online retailers. The $199.99 set includes an Arcade Stick and two systems, the Station, a reproduction home arcade entertainment system (AES), and Handheld, which houses 20 pre-loaded games and can be docked in the Station.


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