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Nuts and Bolts: Mega Man X’s Dash Into the Future

In 1993, Mega Man made the leap from the NES to the then-new SNES console, joining 8-bit series like Castlevania, The Legend of Zelda, and Final Fantasy on Nintendo’s new hardware. The somewhat confusingly-titled Mega Man X was named not after its numbering in the series, but the new player character, Mega Man X. It introduced…

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5 Classic Video Game Hazards, Psychoanalyzed

Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared at Dorkly.com in January 2018. As long as there have been video games, there have been protagonists. And yet, these heroes cannot stand alone: without the obstacles which define them, they are little more than collections of pixels, imbued with neither bravery nor resolve.…

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Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection Warps onto Everything Next January

Good news for anyone that loves retro platforming, the future, and/or pretty boys with swords: Capcom today announced the Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection, a bundle of six games (mostly) staring everyone’s favorite bishie robo of yore, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Available on January 21,…

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The Fight to Save Video Game History Starts in Basements and Garages

With the increasing emphasis on digital distribution, gaming preservation is more important than ever. Publishers certainly aren’t doing it for us. Rather, companies like Nintendo go to the very public effort of shutting down “ROM sites” — where digital backups of old games linger long after being abandoned by license…

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8 Items from Other Games That Should Be in Fortnite

This morning’s Fortnite patch put the Infinity Blade from Infinity Blade into Battle Royale mode, which is weird on it’s own, but Epic also de-listed all of the Infinity Blade games at the same time. Epic said that maintaining the Infinity Blade series has “become increasingly difficult for our team…

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Snake Man: A Review

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Dr. Light: A Review

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