Step Aside FIFA, Soccer Joins Hamster’s Arcade Archives This Week

Before EA’s annual FIFA releases, there was a Nintendo title known as Soccer. It didn’t include card packs, online play, or even in-game ads – instead it was a simple but “exciting” take on the beautiful game starring a bunch of international teams. This week the classic football game joins Hamster Corp’s Arcade Archives collection … Read more Step Aside FIFA, Soccer Joins Hamster’s Arcade Archives This Week

Another Sunsoft Game Joins The Arcade Archives On Nintendo Switch

When he’s not paying off a loan to Tom Nook, Liam likes to report on the latest Nintendo news and admire his library of video games. His favourite Nintendo character used to be a guitar-playing dog, but nowadays he prefers to hang out with Judd the cat. Source link

Taito’s 1984 Action Platform Game Ben Bero Beh Joins The Arcade Archives

Hamster’s latest Arcade Archives release is Taito’s 1984 release, Ben Bero Beh. It’s filled with plenty of unique characters such as the enemy from Elevator Action and Chack’n from Chack’n Pop (another Taito game). This action platform arcade title requires you (a superhero) to avoid obstacles and put out fires to rescue NAO-Chan (your girlfriend) … Read more Taito’s 1984 Action Platform Game Ben Bero Beh Joins The Arcade Archives

Hamster Announces More Than 15 Games For The Arcade Archives Series On Switch

Gradius III and much more by Liam Doolan 2 hours ago Hamster Corporation is arguably the biggest support of the Nintendo Switch (outside of Nintendo), so far releasing hundreds of retro titles with additional modern enhancements on the hybrid system. There is no sign of it stopping production of these releases, either – with the … Read more Hamster Announces More Than 15 Games For The Arcade Archives Series On Switch

Earth Defense Force Joins Hamster’s Arcade Archives Collection This Week

Hamster’s weekly Arcade Archives release is Jaleco’s 1991 scrolling shooter, Earth Defense Force. This original version of the game allows you to take control of an XA-1 space fighter as you fight to save the earth. Here’s the backstory along with some information about the gameplay and some screenshots: Control your XA-1 space fighter and … Read more Earth Defense Force Joins Hamster’s Arcade Archives Collection This Week

Review: Arcade Archives Super Punch-Out!! – Hardly A Series Highlight, But Still A Welcome Bout

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) If you ask us, Hamster should be getting more praise for successfully releasing a steady stream of Nintendo games in its Arcade Archives series. No fewer than 18 of Nintendo’s vintage coin-op titles have now been released on the Switch to date, with practically all of them available to buy … Read more Review: Arcade Archives Super Punch-Out!! – Hardly A Series Highlight, But Still A Welcome Bout

Hamster’s Arcade Archives Brings A Konami “Masterpiece” To Switch This Week

The shoot ’em up library on the Nintendo Switch continues to expand – with Hamster Corporation this week adding Konami’s 1990 “masterpiece” Lightning Strikers (known as Trigon in Japan) to the Arcade Archives library on the eShop. Here’s a bit about it from the official press release, along with some screenshots: “SUPER FIGHTERS” mounted with … Read more Hamster’s Arcade Archives Brings A Konami “Masterpiece” To Switch This Week

Jaleco’s P-47: Thunderbolt Joins The Arcade Archives Roster Today

Hamster has announced that NMK and Jaleco’s side-scrolling shmup P-47 Thunderbolt is joining its Arcade Archives range today. Originally released on Jaleco’s Mega System 1 arcade system back in 1988, P-47 Thunderbolt (also known as “P-47: The Freedom Fighter” and “P-47: The Phantom Fighter” elsewhere in the world) is set during World War II and … Read more Jaleco’s P-47: Thunderbolt Joins The Arcade Archives Roster Today

Review: Namco Museum Archives Vol 2 – An Eclectic Mix That’s For Hardcore Fans Only

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) Not content with releasing just one compilation of vintage 8-bit goodies this week, Bandai Namco has given us a second helping for those not completely satiated with the first batch of 11 games. Much like Namco Museum Archives Vol 1, this isn’t your typical Namco Museum compendium containing a cornucopia … Read more Review: Namco Museum Archives Vol 2 – An Eclectic Mix That’s For Hardcore Fans Only

Review: Arcade Archives Sunset Riders – Japan’s Take On The Wild West Is A Must-Have On Switch

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) Well, it’s about time. Not officially available anywhere since making its arcade bow (outside of the well-intentioned but obviously weaker home ports on the SNES and Mega Drive, at least), Konami’s phenomenally good Western-themed run n’ gun Sunset Riders has finally been re-released as part of Hamster’s superb Arcade Archives … Read more Review: Arcade Archives Sunset Riders – Japan’s Take On The Wild West Is A Must-Have On Switch