Ever wondered what your favorite classic Nintendo games would’ve looked like in 3D? Now you can get a feel for what it could have been like with the 3DNES emulator. It appears that the emulator takes some data about what is “walls” and what is background to extrapolate a likely 3D interpretation of the game.
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In an era where hit games almost always only came on Nintendo or Sega’s 8-bit systems, it was often intriguing to think about what your favorite game would look and sound like had it come out on the rival console. Well, some talented programmers are building the Capcom NES classic Megaman II on the Sega Master system, and so far it’s looking very promising.
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After 21 years, Columbus Circle will be releasing a new unlicensed cartridge for Famicom. 8-Bit Music Power, will be a 12 song collection of chip-tunes that’s actually on a Famicom cartridge. You’ll either need the original system, or the NES Famicom adapter. Some users with retro game systems should also be able to use the cartridge.
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Studio Dustmop has recently released a amazing 2-player Nintendo Entertainment System on an actual cartridge. The game pays homage to one of the first video games ever, SpaceWar! but will also remind you of its descendant Asteroids. The music by Luke Silas keeps the action in high gear and the plethora of options keep the gameplay fresh. I was really impressed with the pseudo multi-paralax scrolling on some of the stages as well. I like the spaceship’s little short-range sword weapon. Its all kinds of nostalgia playing this game. I am wondering what their next project will be. It’s great to see some developers releasing physical carts once again. This is the first of a few physical cart games that are coming soon, including Brad Smith’s Lizard. Purchase your copy here!
Beatscribe is a full time indie composer, musician and writer. By day he creates soundtracks and sfx for various mobile gaming companies, by night creates megaman-inspired chiptunes, in the afternoons he drinks tea. Check out his latest releases, tutorials and retro ruminations at www.beatscribe.com