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Konami Anniversary Collections Coming This Year

Konami is bringing three anniversary collections to all modern platforms this spring and summer. The first will be an arcade collection, featuring 80s arcade classics such as Gradius and Salamander etc. The second and third will bring eight games from the much loved Castlevania and Contra series.In celebration of Konami's 50th anniversary, the company has decided to put forth three retro-collections of games. All three compilations will be due out this spring/summer for the PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and PC.Arcade CollectionThe first collection is an eight-game package that includes nostalgic goodness from their 80s arcade days. The collection is comprised mostly

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The Pros and Cons of Emulating Illegally Acquired ROMs

We've probably all revisited an old game from our past at one point or another, to reminisce to simpler times, indulge feelings of nostalgia or to share a game that means something to us with our children or loved ones. Remasters are popular for the very same reason, they give us reasons to go back a relive an experience that once gave us joy.We all have different tastes and experiences and because of that, have played different games over our years - some of these could have been rare or abandoned titles that have no accessible presence in the modern world.

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Gaming in Japan - How does it compare?

Recently, a few OP staff members took a trip to Japan for 11 days. It was meant to be time away from work, time away from our normal routine, but with the massive gaming industry in Japan, it was impossible not to collect pictures of our experiences in this amazing country. I want to share my opinions with OP members about what it feels like to be a gamer in Japan.In just our first day in Tokyo, we felt like we hit the jackpot with our first Japanese arcade experience. It had a total of 8 floors, each for a different

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Bring The Game Over bring the party to you!

Hey people, I'm SlipSlot, or Warren - you choose. One of the three-sliced pie that makes up the group of directors behind Opium Pulses. I live in a small and quiet town in England called Faringdon and some weeks ago I caught wind of an odd but interesting looking gaming event happening in my local area.Bring The Game Over, a local start-up was attending a charity focused event for Help For Heroes at a nearby pub (The Swan), promising retro classic gaming fun for all the family. I didn't look too much in to it but figured since it was nearby