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Retro

Retro gaming is something very near and dear to our hearts here at Cinelinx, as it's important to remember where the gaming industry has come from.  This section of the site will contain all news, editorials, and reviews on retro games.

5 GameCube Games Deserving of an HD Remaster

Today marks the 15th anniversary of the GameCube's North American launch and while many gamers still feel the tiny console marked the beginning of the end for Nintendo's dominancy, it did give us some great titles worthy of remastered versions for the new generation. 

Nintendo Announces the Mini-NES Console for Retro Game Fans!

This morning Nintendo revealed the return of a classic console, with the Mini-NES.  The new device plugs directly into your TV's via HDMI and comes bundled with 30 classic games for fans to enjoy in an all new way.  Come inside to learn more!

Celebrate 20 Years of the Nintendo 64 With Our Favorite Games!

It’s hard to believe, but 20 years ago today, Nintendo was unleashing the N64 upon the world.  For many, the console still holds some of our fondest gaming memories, and in honor of the consoles 20th Anniversary, the Cinelinx team have gathered to discuss their favorite games from the system.  Come inside to check them out and share your own memories with us! 

5 Retro Star Wars Games Worth Dusting Off Your Old Consoles For

Earlier this week, Star Wars Battlefront released on consoles, at last ushering in a new age in Star Wars gaming.  As such, this seems like the perfect time to look back at the best Star wars games worth dusting off your old consoles for.  Come inside to check it out!  

5 Other Games I'd Rather See Get a Wii U HD Version

Nintendo kicked off their first post-Iwata Direct last night with the announcement of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD coming to the Wii U. While it's nice to see Nintendo give more games the re-master treatment, I feel like there are some better options than another Zelda title.  Let's take a look at some.  

Final Fantasy V Coming to PC This Month

The SNES classic, Final Fantasy V, originally released back in the early 90s is coming to PC later this month with a slew of upgrades to make it the best possible experience for fans and newcomers alike.  Come inside to learn more!

How Super Metroid Changed the Action Game Genre

The Metroid franchise has enjoyed a long life filled with amazing games. Prime, Echoes, Zero Missions, Other M, and so on are the more recent generations’ offerings, but these all pay tribute and merely build upon one of the most engaging games in the series; Super Metroid.  Why does this one stand out above all the others?  I'm breaking it down for you today. 

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