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Astro Duel Review

Few words about the gameAstro Duel is something that everyone among the gaming community loves to see - new ideas created from something we know. I'm literally amazed about how people can create something innovative, even basing on a game like Asteroids. The game itself is awesome. I had to try it out against bots first, and it was quite fun. Then I played it against my gf, and she said that it was one of her best times we had together. Well then... ANYWAY, let's get to reviewing.AdvantagesGame offers you a bunch of different arenas to play on, 3 match

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Opium Pulses Arcade 4.0 Release!

Since the discontinuation of Flash Player by Adobe in December 2020, the days of Flash-based browser games are beginning to feel like a distant memory. As reported by us in October 2019, referring to the then-upcoming deadline as the Death of Browser Games, we spoke about what this meant for the decades of creative media and interactive games built for mass consumption and even how it would have a huge impact on the Opium Pulses Arcade, which had since amassed nearly 300 Flash games since its introduction in 2013.As we always had a feeling the future of Flash titles were numbered,

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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