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Release Date: 28th July 2016 (Wii U Virtual Console UK)
Turbografx 16
Irem

The previous two Channel Gaming Turbografx 16 entries were all about the platforming heroes who battled it out with the likes of Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog. But the Turbografx 16’s main appeal wasn’t really the platformers, but the shmups. A shmup, you say? What the heck is a shmup?  Continue reading

New Adventure Island

new adventure New Adventure Island
Release Date: 28th July 2016 (Wii U Virtual Console UK)
Turbografx 16
Hudson Soft

The other Turbografx platforming star is another caveman. The console certainly wasn’t living in the past back in the early 90’s, I guess they just loved those prehistoric duds, though New Adventure Island is certainly no dinosaur today. Because of the title, it shall always be new, just like New Super Mario Bros., or New Style Boutique! Continue reading