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Multibowl is every competitive two-player game in one, basically

What do Super Mario Kart (1992), Vectorball (1988), and Frogs and Flies (1982) have in common? The answer is that they’re now all the same game. Bennett Foddy’s new experiment, called Multibowl, is a “collage” of these and hundreds of other two-player games, thrown together in quick succession in a reflex-heavy sequence reminiscent of WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (2003). Foddy, who is best known as the creator of the infamous QWOP (2008), teamed up with game maker AP Thompson to create the ultimate 2-player competition, one that will garner the same nostalgic feelings evoked by many games of the 80s and 90s…

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Long-lost N64 game Freak Boy has been rediscovered, and it’s so 1996

Videogame enthusiasts are pretty good at preserving their beloved medium’s history, even if it goes against the wishes of some industry trade groups. Emulators and ROMs, while technically piracy in most cases, allow old games that would otherwise be left to rot on cartridges or discs to live on in more durable digital formats. But that’s only when hobbyists have access to those games. In the case of unreleased abandonware or canceled projects, there’s little hope left. That’s what makes this recent development in the story of Freak Boy, a long-canceled Nintendo 64 prototype from 1996, so exciting. According to…