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Romhack In-depth Review: Metroid: Rogue Dawn

The best Rom hack of 2017 is already here. Metroid: Rogue Dawn is a prequel to the events of the original NES Metroid. This ambitious Rom hack pushes the limits of what the NES can do. You will forget this isn’t a Super Metroid romhack after a short journey into this epic game.

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Rom Hack Round Up: Sega Genesis Fan Translated English Action-RPGs

There were a few good Action/RPGs on the Sega systems, but these three are really top of the line and deserve their thorough fan translations to English. I especially recommend the soundtracks for King Colossus and Monster World IV.

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These games are great for RPG lovers who tire of turn-based ‘grinding’ that is so common in the console RPG classics. Check these great games today.

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Rom Hack Round Up: Sega Genesis Fan Translated English RPGs Part 2

Our round up of awesome Sega Genesis RPGs that have been fan-translated to English continues with two more awesome, futuristic RPGs.

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Phantasy Star is one of the biggest franchises for RPGs on the Sega systems in the 90s. The two games we look at today are part of the series or directly influenced by it. In both cases, these are must-plays for the sci-fi RPG lover.

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Rom Hack Round Up: English Translated SNES Sequels

Sequels were usually a good thing for a well-designed SNES game. This week’s Rom Hack Roundup features three sequels to North American games that never got translated to English, officially anyways. The translation patches are available to play these great games in English. You can check our always-present ROM patching tutorial for more info on getting started.

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