Thursday, July 15, 2010

2D Flash version of Portal

Back when Portal came out, this great 2D Flash version of Portal was released free-to-play online. It's a lot of fun, and has over 40 great levels of Portal puzzles.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Dark Void Zero

Capcom created a Metroid-style "prequel" to their next-gen game Dark Void, called Dark Void Zero. It is a 2D jetpack shooter, complete with period box art. I haven't tried it yet, but the DSi version has a higher Game Ranking than the next-gen game. It's available on DSi, iPhone and PC.

It's available for PC on Steam ($4.99!)

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

The new movie Scott Pilgrim Vs the World (based on Bryan Lee O'Malley's comics of the same name) is full of old-school gaming goodness. But in addition to that, UbiSoft is releasing a 4-person co-op beat-em-up in the style of Capcom's arcade classics or River City Ransom. It's being released for PSN in August and shortly after for XBLA.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Expendables movie 8-bit experience!

The new action movie Expendables has created an awesome new Contra-style 8-bit game. The only drawback is that it's only available on Facebook, and you have to "like" it and allow to to access for your info to play it.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Portal on the Atari 2600

These creative cats created a Portal clone called Super 3D Portals 6 that is a Atari 2600 demake of Portal, and playable on emulators!

Welcome to Post Retro Arcade!

My goal with this blog is to track and find awesome things that people do with modern games or pop culture and present it as a retro style game (playable or not). In the future, I'll try to be more verbose, but I want to kick this off by catching up on some of the awesome things that I have found over the past few years.

First up, this was the April Fool's joke from Capcom, a video of the hit game Bayonetta, reimagined as a 16-bit sidescroller: