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The Ninja Warriors is one of many arcade ports that will come on the mini console.

Sega Announces 11 More Games for Mega Drive 2 Mini, Plus a Flight Stick

Earlier this month, Sega announced the Mega Drive 2 Mini for the Japanese market. The new mini console will feature over 50 games, 20 of which will be Mega CD games. Excitement for this type of product largely depends on the included games, so Sega is announcing the Mega Drive 2 Mini's titles in batches. The latest batch of games includes the co-op classic The Ninja Warriors and several ports of arcade classics. Interestingly, an analog flight stick will be available for the Mega Drive 2 Mini as well.

by Paul Acevedo 0
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Hop online and throw go-karts at evil clowns who totally deserve it.

Classic Brawler 'The Combatribes' Gets Online Co-op on iiRcade

Beat 'em ups have always been perfect games for co-op play. It all started with the 1987 arcade release of Double Dragon, a game that popularized co-op in a big way. Technos would go on to release The Combatribes, another quality beat 'em up that never made it quite as big as its forebear. Fast-forwarding to today, the iiRcade version of The Combatribes now supports 2-player online co-op! iiRcade is a home arcade platform for which users can buy individual games, a growing number of which feature online multiplayer.

by Paul Acevedo 0
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New mini console will come with both cartridge and CD games.

Sega Announces Mega Drive Mini 2 for Japan, Will Include New Fantasy Zone

Today, Sega of Japan announced a new mini console, though it might not be the one that fans really wanted. The Mega Drive Mini 2 is a miniature version of the Mega Drive 2 (known as the Sega Genesis 2 in North America). It's not just a reskinned Mega Drive Mini, though: the new console will feature 50 games from both the Genesis and Sega CD lib...

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Get a cool green cartridge and fancy packaging with this co-op classic.

Battletoads & Double Dragon Gets a New NES Print Run

It’s hard to imagine nowadays, but long ago, two of the 8-bit era’s most popular beat ‘em up franchises once teamed up in a single game called Battletoads/Double Dragon. Developed by the wizards at Rare, the crossover game deftly mixed the two properties to produce a game that remains well-liked by those who played it. Sadly, Batt...

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10 arcade classics in one collection, but only The Ninja Warriors features co-op.

Taito Milestones Co-op Review

Taito and ININ Games have teamed up to deliver numerous collections of classic Taito games in recent years, including Space Invaders Invincible Collection, Space Invaders Forever, and several Darius collections. Now, the two companies (along with Japanese developer Hamster) have unleashed a Switch-exclusive collection called Taito Milestones. This ...

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Regular and fancy collector's editions are up for preorder.

Taito Milestones 10th Game Announced, Physical Collector's Edition Now on Sale

Earlier this week, ININ Games announced the upcoming English release of Taito Milestones for Nintendo Switch. The collection will contain 10 arcade classics from Taito, and it's set to receive both a regular physical release and a Collector's Edition from Strictly Limited Games. Preorders have now gone live for the physical editions, and we now know the compilation's full lineup of games to boot.

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Play the Ninja Warriors and 9 more Taito arcade classics.

ININ Announces Taito Milestones for Nintendo Switch

During the PlayStation 2 era, Taito released several compilations of its classic arcade games under the names Taito Legends and Taito Memories. Now developer Hamster and publisher ININ Games are readying a similar collection for Nintendo Switch called Taito Milestones. The upcoming collection is set to receive both digital and physical release...

by Nick Puleo 0
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Who knew mics needed LEDs

ROCCAT Torch USB Microphone Impressions

In the age of streaming in Twitch, it's important that you have a good quality microphone to pick up your chat audio. While most headsets these days do come with a solid mic, there's just something to be said about a true condenser microphone. Enter the ROCCAT Torch, a flashy desktop microphone with LED lighting, dual condenser mics, and a few really nice features that should make this a great addition to your streaming setup.

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Try saying that name three times fast!

Board/Adventure Game 'Fhtagn! - Tales of the Creeping Madness' Coming to Switch in August

What happens when you yake one part board game, one part adventure game, and throw in some comedic horror? You get the complexly named Fhtagn! - Tales of the Creeping Madness from Design Imps and Silesia Games. Not only does Fhtagn! feature the unusual premise of players attempting to summon a world-ending horror, it also allows for ...

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Enjoy futuristic co-op in this new PSO for the modern era

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis arrives on Xbox and PC

First announced during the Xbox Showcase event last year, SEGA’s new MMO is finally here. Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is the sequel to PSO2, taking place a thousand years in the future and featuring vastly improved graphics, improved storytelling, and open-world battlefields. It’s now available as a free download on Xbox, Windows 10, and Steam.

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