Last June, a new joystick – Unithor – launched on crowdfunding website, Kickstarter. The joystick, described as “a newly designed classic-styled game controller” featuring a choice of DB9/DE9 plug or USB, raised €64K and the product was expected to ship at the end of 2022. As the deadline passed by, backers were starting to get … Crowdfunded joystick, Unithor, appears to be dead
GB Corp. is a micro-management idle game for the Nintendo Game Boy by Dr. Ludos with a unique feature: it is the first game where the Game Boy you use to play has an impact on the game. The game was previously available as a prototype on itch.io, is currently having a Kickstarter to raise … GB Corp is a game that rewards you for playing on various models of Game Boy
The VM2 project, currently live on IndieGoGo, aims to not only reproduce the functionality of the Dreamcast’s Visual Memory Unit, but also upgrade it with various next-gen features. The Visual Memory System (or Visual Memory Unit in some) was essentially a souped-up memory card for the Dreamcast console. The device featured a monochrome LCD display, … The Dreamcast Visual Memory System is getting an upgrade
Revocade is a Raspberry Pi based tabletop arcade machine being made by Retro Dim Sim with interchangeable control decks. Instead of having separate machines with joysticks, driving wheels and trackballs – the Revocade does it all. The machine is made with plastic injection molding and the Raspberry Pi main board is also pre-installed so there … Revocade is a tabletop arcade machine with interchangeable control decks
50 Years of Text Games is a new book exploring the history of the oldest video game medium – text. The book, by Aaron A. Reed, is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter, and has smashed through it’s initial goal. As well as the obvious classics such as Adventure and Zork – the book also features … 50 Years of Text Games: From Oregon Trail to A.I. Dungeon – upcoming book
Ever longed for the days of the Amiga Tank Mouse? Do you really fancy using one on your new modern fangled computer? Well, now you can! A new crowdfunding effort by AmigaNews aims to relaunch a modernised version of the classic mouse. They say: Tank Mouse is a brand new computer mouse, inspired by the … The Amiga Tank Mouse is back!
Fans of Macintosh shareware game, Escape Velocity Override, now have the opportunity to back the remake of the game on Kickstarter (see our previous report here). Like the original, the new version – entitled Cosmic Frontier: Override, is a single-player space trading game with missions. Imagine if Elite and Asteroids had a baby and you’re … Escape Velocity remake, ‘Cosmic Frontier: Override’ gets Kickstarter launch