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Knights of the Round (1991)

A side-scrolling beat 'em up loosely based on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round. Take up arms as one of three legendary knights - Arthur, Lancelot, or Percival - each with their own unique abilities…

Published: 31.Mar 2024
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Metal Slug (1996)

Side-scrolling shoot 'em up with incredible attention to details, large hordes of enemies and vast array of weaponry. Shoot everything in your way to save the day!

Published: 29.Feb 2024
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Progear (2001)

Sometime in the past, the people of the country of Parts had found a way to become immortal, but only with elderly nobles. Five of these elders, Ballossum Pench, Gabriel…

Published: 24.Feb 2024
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Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (1996)

The game follows the story of Kain, a nobleman who is brutally murdered and then resurrected as a vampire. Driven by a thirst for vengeance and a desire for power,…

Published: 3.Feb 2024
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Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu (1998)

When the village is attacked by insects known as Onibubu, a sign of the Apocalypse, an evil curse envelops the village making villagers fall into an endless sleep. They send…

Published: 20.Jan 2024

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Terminal Velocity (1995)

Descent er storebroen til alle gamle 3D-romskip skytere på 90-tallet, men tro det eller ei, det var en bråte andre…

Published: 5.Aug 2007

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American Gladiators (1991)

Released in 1991 for the NES, American Gladiators is a licensed arcade and sports game. It was developed by Incredible…

Published: 16.Mar 2022

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Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes (1990)

Developer: ID Software Publisher: Apogee Software, LTD.

Etter at planen om å strande Keen på Mars i episode 1, har Vorticonene tatt turen med sitt moderskip til…

Published: 2.Dec 2008

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Some of the games released on this day in gaming history. Click More releases for more.

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Championship Lode Runner (1985)

Released in 1985 for the NES, Championship Lode Runner is a licensed puzzle game. It was both developed and published by Hudson Soft. Also known as チャンピオンシップロードランナー in Japan.

Published: 30.Mar 2022
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Space Invaders (1985)

Space Invaders is a licensed game released in 1985 for the NES, both developed and published by Taito. Also known as スペースインベーダー in Japan.

Published: 14.May 2022
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Argus (1986)

Argus is a licensed game released in 1986 for the NES, developed by TOSE Software and published by Jaleco. Also known as アーガス in Japan.

Published: 19.Mar 2022
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Atlantis no Nazo (1986)

An action game both developed and published by Sunsoft. It's a licensed game released in 1986 for the NES. Also known as アトランチスの謎 in Japan.

Published: 23.Mar 2022
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GeGeGe no Kitarou: Youkai Daimakyou (1986)

Developed by TOSE Software and published by Bandai, GeGeGe no Kitarou: Youkai Daimakyou is a licensed fighting and sports game that was released in 1986 for the NES. Also known…

Published: 7.Apr 2022
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Argos no Senshi: Hachamecha Daishingeki (1987)

Released in 1987 for the NES, Argos no Senshi: Hachamecha Daishingeki is a licensed fighting and sports game. It was both developed and published by Tecmo. Also known as アルゴスの戦士…

Published: 18.Mar 2022
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Hokuto no Ken 2: Seikimatsu Kyuuseishu Densetsu (1987)

Hokuto no Ken 2: Seikimatsu Kyuuseishu Densetsu is a licensed game released in 1987 for the NES, developed by Shouei System and published by Toei Animation. Also known as 北斗の拳2…

Published: 7.Apr 2022
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Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun (1987)

A fighting and sports game both developed and published by Technos. It's a licensed game released in 1987 for the NES. Also known as 熱血硬派くにおくん in Japan.

Published: 22.Apr 2022
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Hirake! Ponkikki (1992)

Released in 1992 for the NES. It is a licensed game both developed and published by Takara. Also known as ひらけ!ポンキッキ in Japan.

Published: 7.Apr 2022

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A milestone: Nearing 3000 registered users!

A milestone: Nearing 3000 registered users!

01.04.2024

Wow, who saw that one coming? Over the years we've seen a steady increase in user registrations on the site which is great. User accounts are used for a variety of things on the site…

Get ready for 12 Days of Christmas 2023!

Get ready for 12 Days of Christmas 2023!

02.12.2023

Once again it's that time of the year! As usual we're counting down the days to Christmas with our annual 12 Days of Christmas and that means one new game added every day from the…

We'll be covering live from the Edison 2023 Demoparty!

We'll be covering live from the Edison 2023 Demoparty!

20.05.2023

Together with Ericade Radio we'll be live on the air to cover the Edison 2023 Demo party. Each year has a different theme, and as last year was Data Jungle, we're moving onto the ocean…

12 Days of Christmas 2022 is going on the AIR with Ericade Radio!

12 Days of Christmas 2022 is going on the AIR with Ericade Radio!

19.11.2022

Just like in tradition, we'll be kicking off this year's 12 Days of Christmas the 12th of December, which means one game added to the site every day from the 12th to the 23rd of…

Retro Summer Games - 2022!

Retro Summer Games - 2022!

31.07.2022

Summer's here and in true style fashion most people are enjoying vacations, some extra spare time and perhaps also time to re-visit some old games from their past. If you're looking for something to play…

Introducing our Music Player!

Introducing our Music Player!

15.01.2022

If you've visited The Retro Spirit - Since 1832™ anytime in the past, you may have noticed our audio offering, The Retro Radio. The radio did mostly what you'd think, play tunes from a wide…

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