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Oct

5 of our top RPGs on Evercade

Written by Pete Davison

Tags EVERCADE, RPGs

The Evercade platform plays host to a huge number of games now — and with each new cartridge release, more titles are added to the library! We know that sometimes it can be a bit daunting to be confronted with such a vast number of games to play, so every so often we’ll be highlighting 5 of our... View Article

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21

Oct

NEWS: Blaze Entertainment Announces Partnership With Amiga

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags amiga, cartridges, EVERCADE, home computer

Blaze Entertainment is delighted to confirm a partnership with Amiga to bring Amiga games to Evercade systems as part of the new Home Computer Collection line. As confirmed this past weekend exclusively to fans at the Amiga 37 event in Germany, Evercade devices will be able to play games developed for the world-famous home computer... View Article

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11

Oct

Evercade VS Game of the Month #7: Lunar Journey

Written by Pete Davison

Tags EVERCADE, Game of the month, indie heroes 2, Lunar Journey

The Game of the Month feature, exclusive to Evercade VS, offers a series of downloadable indie games between April and December of 2022, with each being available to play for free for a whole month. With October’s update to the Evercade VS, the seventh in the series, Lunar Journey, is now available, providing some classic 8-bit adventure gaming... View Article

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14

Sep

Evercade Game Spotlight: Solaris (Atari Collection 2)

Written by Pete Davison

Tags Atari 2600, Atari Collection 1, EVERCADE, Evercade Game Spotlight, Solaris

One of the great things about the Evercade is that it showcases some of the best, most ambitious and most unusual games from all eras of video gaming. A prime example is Solaris on the Atari Collection 2 cartridge — one of the finest games to ever be released on the humble Atari 2600, and one that it’s worth exploring in... View Article

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13

Sep

5 of our top platformers on Evercade

Written by Pete Davison

Tags EVERCADE, platformers

The Evercade platform plays host to a huge number of games now — and with each new cartridge release, more titles are added to the library! We know that sometimes it can be a bit daunting to be confronted with such a vast number of games to play, so every so often we’ll be highlighting 5 of our... View Article

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8

Sep

Evercade VS Game of the Month #6: Eyra, The Crow Maiden

Written by Pete Davison

Tags EVERCADE, eyra the crow maiden, Game of the month, indie heroes 2

The Game of the Month feature, exclusive to Evercade VS, offers a series of downloadable indie games between April and December of 2022, with each being available to play for free for a whole month. With September’s update to the Evercade VS, the sixth in the series, Eyra, The Crow Maiden, is now available, providing some super-slick, beautifully... View Article

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7

Sep

Evercade EXP Available Now

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags EVERCADE, exp, pre-orders, retailers

UPDATE: The Evercade EXP Standard Edition is now Available Now! Find the link to your local retailer below, or visit the Retailers Page: AUSTRALIA PIXEL CRIB: https://www.pixelcrib.com.au/products/evercade-exp-standard-edition   AUSTRIA GAMEWARE: https://www.gameware.at/info/space/Blaze+Evercade+EXP?emphasize=ZUB-BLEVEX CANADA AMAZON: https://www.amazon.ca/Blaze-Evercade-EXP-Handheld-Standard/dp/B0BFHZVK8D SONGBIRD PRODUCTIONS: https://songbird-productions.com/product/evercade-exp-standard-edition/ VIDEOGAMESPLUS: https://videogamesplus.ca/products/evercade-exp-handheld-standard-edition   DENMARK COOLSHOP: https://www.coolshop.dk/produkt/evercade-exp/23CH6Z/   FRANCE AMAZON: https://www.amazon.fr/Blaze-Evercade-EXP-Collection-Cartouche/dp/B0BFHZVK8D/ MICROMANIA: https://www.micromania.fr/blaze-evercade-exp-console-125600.html JUSTFORGAMES: https://www.shop-justforgames.com/blaze-evercade-exp-console-portable-capcom-collection-18-jeux-integres-cartouche-irem-arcade-n07-inc-c2x38450767   FINLAND VERKKOKAUPPA.COM: https://www.verkkokauppa.com/fi/product/819112/Blaze-Evercade-EXP-kasikonsoli... View Article

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2

Sep

CAPCOM IS COMING BUILT-IN TO EVERCADE EXP!

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags arcade, capcom, EVERCADE, evercade exp, exp, final fight, street fighter ii, tate

That’s right – 18 amazing games from the legendary publisher have been revealed as the bonus content for the new Evercade EXP handheld console. It’s time to insert your coins, save your girlfriend, hadouken your way to victory and defeat the evil Dr. Wiley in this collection of much loved Capcom titles from the 1980s... View Article

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17

Aug

Evercade Game Spotlight: Drakkhen (Piko Interactive Collection 1)

Written by Pete Davison

Tags Drakkhen, EVERCADE, Evercade Game Spotlight, Piko Interactive Collection 1

The Evercade plays host to a wide variety of different games. Some of them are immediately accessible arcade-style affairs, while others require delving into more deeply before you can truly get the best out of them. One such example of the latter is Drakkhen from the Piko Interactive Collection 1 cartridge — a title which some people find a tad challenging... View Article

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10

Aug

Evercade EXP Pre-orders open September 6th

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags

The Evercade EXP has been an all-encompassing project here at Blaze Entertainment HQ. We certainly like to test ourselves and push our limits and boundaries when taking on a new project and this has been no exception. We’ve been working diligently behind the scenes in development and pre-production and are delighted to say that we... View Article

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5

Aug

Evercade VS Game of the Month #5: Anguna – Scourge of the Goblin King

Written by Pete Davison

Tags Anguna, Anguna: Scourge of the Goblin King, evercade vs, Game of the month

The Game of the Month feature, exclusive to Evercade VS, offers a series of downloadable indie games between April and December of 2022, with each being available to play for free for a whole month. With August’s update to the Evercade VS, the fourth in the series, Anguna: Scourge of the Goblin King, is now available, providing a... View Article

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3

Aug

Evercade Game Spotlight: Metal Marines (Namco Museum Collection 1)

Written by Pete Davison

Tags 16 bit, EVERCADE, Evercade Game Spotlight, guide, Metal Marines, Namco, retro games, strategy games, walkthrough

Since we’ve started posting these Evercade Game Spotlight articles, there’s been one request that has been significantly louder than pretty much any other: “please cover Metal Marines“. Well, your wish is our command — because this is a great game that more people deserve to enjoy, and it’s actually nowhere near as complicated as it... View Article

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13

Jul

Evercade Game Spotlight: Cloudy Mountain (Intellivision Collection 2)

Written by Pete Davison

Tags cloudy mountain, EVERCADE, Evercade Game Spotlight, intellivision

Today we’re shining a spotlight on Cloudy Mountain, part of the Intellivision Collection 2 cartridge for Evercade. Originally released in August of 1982 as a licensed adaptation of a certain famous tabletop role-playing game system — though in practice having very little to do with said tabletop role-playing game system — Cloudy Mountain is an interesting and enjoyable game that... View Article

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7

Jul

THEC64 Collection 1 Announced!

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags C64, EVERCADE, HOME COMPUTERS, THE

Home computers are finally on Everacade! In a new partnership with the creators of THEC64 Mini and The A500 Mini, Retro Games Ltd, Evercade are delighted to announce a brand new cartridge collection of THEC64! Featuring 14 classic games from THEC64, including 7 newly released titles, this marks Evercade’s first ever home computer collection!  ... View Article

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5

Jul

Alwa’s Awakening & Cathedral Come to Evercade this October!

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags

That’s right we have a brand new dual cartridge collection! Bringing incredible Indie Games to Evercade has always been an integral part of our mission and today we’re delighted to announce two major steps forward with this new collection. Collection 27 will bring the 8-Bit Edition of Alwa’s Awakening by Elden Pixels and Cathedral by... View Article

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30

Jun

Evercade VS Update 2.1.4 Now Available – July Game Of The Month Now Live!

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags EVERCADE, mega cat, roniu's tale

UPDATE 2/7/2022 We have pushed a new hotfix update today with version 2.1.4. This will fix some of the reported issues on select games following the 2.1.3 update. CHANGELOG V2.1.4 Fixed an issue where previously unpatched copies of Mega Cat Studios Collection 2 would not boot certain titles after implementing 2.1.3 (please note that you... View Article

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30

Jun

Evercade VS Game of the Month #4: The Cowlitz Gamers’ Adventure Trilogy

Written by Pete Davison

Tags EVERCADE, evercade vs, Game of the month, Łukasz Kur, M-Tee, Robi, The Cowlitz Gamers' Adventure Trilogy

The Game of the Month feature, exclusive to Evercade VS, offers a series of downloadable indie games between April and December of 2022, with each being available to play for free for a whole month. With July’s update to the Evercade VS, the fourth in the series, The Cowlitz Gamers’ Adventure Trilogy, is now available, providing three... View Article

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28

Jun

Evercade Game Spotlight: Tower of Doom (Intellivision Collection 2)

Written by Pete Davison

Tags EVERCADE, Evercade Game Spotlight, intellivision, Intellivision Collection 2, tower of doom

In the first of a collection of blogs, we’re launching an Evercade Game Spotlight. A chance to take a deep dive into some of Evercade’s 300+ gaming library and give you everything from fun facts, history, hints and tips and even more advice on how to play. Today’s game under the spotlight is Tower of... View Article

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8

Jun

Evercade VS Game of the Month #3: Reknum Souls Adventure

Written by Pete Davison

Tags evercade vs, Game of the month, Reknum Souls Adventure

The Game of the Month feature, exclusive to Evercade VS, offers a series of downloadable indie games between April and December of 2022, with each being available to play for free for a whole month. With June’s update to the Evercade VS, the third in the series, Reknum Souls Adventure, is now available, promising a grand adventure to... View Article

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31

May

Introducing the Evercade EXP Limited Edition

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags

Retro Gaming is Levelled Up with our brand new gaming handheld.   The Evercade EXP Limited Edition brings retro gaming in your hands the way it should be – with full support for the Evercade Physical Cartridge library. That’s over 300 games across 30 collections with full colour manuals, collectible cases and phsyical cartridges. The... View Article

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31

May

News: Evercade Handheld (2020) To Be Discontinued

Written by EVERCADE

Tags EVERCADE, handheld

As announced during the Evercade 2nd Anniversary Show broadcast today (31/05/22), the original Evercade Handheld has been discontinued, which means that both the Evercade Handheld Starter Packs and Premium Packs are now end of life products. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT The Evercade Handheld will still be available on sale from retailers that currently have stock. But... View Article

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6

May

Evercade VS Game of the Month #2: Nessy The Robot

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags evercade vs, Game of the month, nessy the robot

The new Game of the Month feature, exclusive to Evercade VS, continues by offering a series of downloadable indie games between April and December of 2022, with each being available to play for free for a whole month. With May’s update, available right now on your VS console, Nessy The Robot comes to Game of... View Article

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29

Apr

Two New Arcade Collections Coming this July! Jaleco Arcade 1 and Gaelco Arcade 2

Written by EVERCADE

Tags arcade, big karnak, EVERCADE, gaelco, jaleco, rod land

Two more arcade game collections are coming to physical release on Evercade this July. Jaleco Arcade 1 brings 8 excellent arcade games from the popular Japanese publisher, which has already released a home console collection with Evercade previously. Alongside this, we return to Spain and bring 6 more hidden gems to Evercade with Gaelco Arcade... View Article

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8

Apr

Evercade VS Game of the Month #1: Tapeworm Disco Puzzle

Written by Pete Davison

Tags EVERCADE, evercade vs, Game of the month, Lowtek games, Tapeworm Disco Puzzle

Our new Game of the Month feature, exclusive to Evercade VS, is set to offer a series of downloadable indie games between April and December of 2022, with each being available to play for free for a whole month. With today’s new update to the Evercade VS firmware, the first of these, known as Tapeworm... View Article

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5

Apr

Evercade Launches Game Of The Month Feature – Exclusive for Evercade VS

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags EVERCADE, evercade vs, Game of the month, Lowtek games, Tapeworm Disco Puzzle

With the launch of Evercade VS and the addition of WiFi for updates, we really wanted to take advantage of the new ease of content delivery. Not just for essential updates, bug fixes, and tweaks, but also to implement new features and be able to really push the boundaries of what our retro gaming system... View Article

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25

Feb

Intellivision Collection 2 Coming To Evercade – May 31st

Written by EVERCADE

Tags cloudy mountain, EVERCADE, intellivision, tower of doom

Intellivision returns to Evercade! When we first announced the Intellivision Collections in February 2021, we did say that there would be two collections for fans to enjoy. And the next collection is just around the corner. Twelve more classic games from the Intellivision make their way to Evercade on May 31st, 2022 with cartridge 26... View Article

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25

Feb

Morphcat Games and Micro Mages Arrives on Evercade

Written by EVERCADE

Tags EVERCADE, indie, micro mages, morphcat

Micro Mages has arrived on Evercade! Morphcat Games and Evercade have teamed up to bring you Morphcat Games Collection 1. A selection of three great releases from the German-based 8-bit development team and two bonus titles! The incredibly popular co-op multiplayer titles Micro Mages makes its way to Evercade and is absolutely perfect for those... View Article

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9

Feb

Evercade Firmware – v2.0.2 available now on VS and Handheld!

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags firmware, Update

We’ve been very busy behind the scenes at Evercade HQ working on 2022. We’ve also been hard at work addressing the bugs and issues that have been reported to us from earlier updates, as well as adding some things you’ve said to make navigating and playing your Evercade console even more intuitive and easy. Two... View Article

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28

Jan

Evercade VS Update – US Shipping Information

Written by EVERCADE

Tags EVERCADE, germany, shipping update, us, VS

Hello everyone, We’ve got some updates for you on the current status of the VS shipping in the US and Germany. As people will know the dates of these releases have moved around a lot, especially when our stock was ready in September to hit a global November release date. We even talked about it... View Article

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31

Dec

A letter from the Managing Director

Written by Andrew Byatt

Tags 2021, 2022, EVERCADE

Dear Evercade Community, Another “interesting” year has gone by with plenty to reflect on. We have had some amazing highs and some learning points for the future. Our year began with struggles to buy components like chips and screens along with shortages of materials, but we hit a real high with the announcement of the... View Article

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16

Dec

Evercade Handheld Firmware 2.0 Update

Written by EVERCADE

Tags EVERCADE, firmware, handheld, Update

UPDATE: 22/12/2021 – HOTFIX 2.0.1 NOW AVAILABLE: https://evercade.co.uk/evercade-handheld-updater/ Following feedback from last week’s v2.0.0 release, we’ve been able to address some of the most critical issues that have affected your enjoyment of our new firmware. Please download v.2.0.1 from the links below. We have also continually updated the specs and the FAQ on the updater... View Article

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10

Dec

Evercade Announces Gremlin Collection 1 – Coming Early 2022

Written by EVERCADE

Tags actua, EVERCADE, gremlin, premier manager, zool

Evercade is delighted to announce another new collection for the Evercade family of systems, and another new publisher for 2022! The Nth Dimension is coming to Evercade with Gremlin Collection 1, featuring 6 excellent 8, 16 and 32-bit games from the iconic British developer and publisher. With the collection to be labeled number 24, this... View Article

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8

Dec

Call The Evercade Hotline!!!

Written by EVERCADE

Tags EVERCADE

Do you play EVERCADE?   Do you want to LEVEL UP your gaming experience and also find out some of the LATEST NEWS AND TIPS?   Well, now you can! We’ve gone back in time and launched the EVERCADE TIPS HOTLINE!!!   Call now to find out the latest news, the hottest tips to better... View Article

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6

Dec

Looking Forward to Evercade 2022

Written by EVERCADE

Tags 2022, EVERCADE, Update

2021 has been an interesting year, hasn’t it? Evercade has grown leaps and bounds and while we’ve had our setbacks with shipping delays and supply shortages, we’ve come out of the year as strong as we’ve ever been. We’ve managed to bring another brand new way to play retro games to you with the Evercade... View Article

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28

Nov

Evercade VS Day One Update – Now Live

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags Day One, evercade vs, Update

As the Evercade VS gets ready to launch across UK and Europe (and for some lucky Founder Edition customers, even earlier) we are delighted to say that our day one patch for the Evercade VS is now available. This will update your console to version 2.0.1 Thanks to early feedback and some rigorous testing ahead... View Article

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5

Nov

The BIG Evercade Giveaway – Enter to win EVERYTHING!

Written by EVERCADE

Tags competition, EVERCADE, evercade vs, giveaway, retro games, retro gaming

Evercade – The BIG Giveaway! IT’S COMPETITION TIME – And it’s BIG! To help celebrate the upcoming launch of the Evercade VS, we have decided to create The BIG Giveaway. Unlike our previous competitions that involve high scores or playing the games, this is one for existing Evercade fans and new players who are just... View Article

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11

Oct

Evercade VS User Interface and Features

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags display, evercade vs, features, pixel perfect, save games, ui tour, user interface

We’ve spent the last 18 months listening to fan feedback of the Evercade, features you’d like, things you want to see more of and things you feel would improve your experience of our great cartridge collection. While all of this is also going into future handheld improvements and an update for the Evercade handheld coming... View Article

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8

Oct

Evercade Release Update – VS Delayed (NEW SHIPPING UPDATES)

Written by Andrew Byatt

Tags evercade vs, PRE-ORDER, release date

UPDATE – December 3rd 2021 We now have updated release dates following more information from our shipping providers. Your local retailer will be updating your order to reflect this. We apologise again for the delays and the inconvenience but this is sadly beyond our control and we’re doing everything we can to get your orders... View Article

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25

Aug

Roniu’s Tale Exclusive Demo on Mega Cat Studios Collection 2

Written by EVERCADE

Tags demo, exclusive, mega cat studios, roniu's tale

Hello everyone! Some of you have already received your cartridges, which is great. Earlier than we were expecting and therefore you’ve discovered all the great games on the new Mega Cat Studios Collection 2 Cartridge. One of the things with this new collection is Roniu’s Tale. A lovely 8-bit puzzle game that is brand new,... View Article

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14

Jul

Evercade Announces Renovation Collection 1 – Coming Early 2022

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags announcement, EVERCADE, gaiares, new cartridge, renovation, telenet, valis

Evercade is delighted to announce another new collection for the Evercade family of systems, and a new publisher! Renovation Collection 1 will bring twelve incredible 16-bit games from Japanese publisher Telenet and its US subsidiary Renovation. With the collection to be labeled number 23, this will be the first cartridge in our 2022 lineup with... View Article

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13

Jul

Indie Heroes – The Games

Written by Sean Cleaver

Tags EVERCADE, indie games, indie heroes

  The ‘Indie Heroes’ Collection 1 Cartridge brings 14 independently developed games to Evercade. Originally made for classic systems, this specially curated line-up showcases talented developers from around the world. From platformers to story-driven horrors – this collection has plenty of depth and variety. So what exactly are you going to be able to play... View Article

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28

May

Evercade VS Pre-Orders NOW OPEN

Written by EVERCADE

Tags EVERCADE, PRE-ORDER, PREMIUM, STARTER, VS

The Evercade VS Pre-Orders are now open! You can pre-order your Starter and Premium Packs from your preferred retailer right now. Find the link to your local retailer below, or visit the Retailers Page: AUSTRALIA PIXEL CRIB: Starter Pack – https://www.pixelcrib.com.au/collections/evercade/products/evercade-vs Premium Pack – https://www.pixelcrib.com.au/collections/evercade/products/evercade-vs-premium-pack CANADA AMAZON.CA: Starter Pack – https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B094F6GJ83 Premium Pack – https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B094F5ZGX8... View Article

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27

May

Evercade VS – What’s in the Box?

Written by EVERCADE

Tags EVERCADE, evercade vs, faqs

The Evercade VS will be available to Pre-Order from May 28th with the release date of November 3rd 2021. The console is available in two packs: STARTER PACK The Evercade VS Starter Pack is the entry point to the new Evercade home console system. This package comes with: Evercade VS Console Evercade VS Controller Technos... View Article

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21

May

Introducing the Evercade VS Founder Edition

Written by EVERCADE

Tags evercade vs, founder edition, limited

UPDATE (27/05/21): The Evercade VS Limited Founder Edition is available NOW! Click the link below to pre-order yours UPDATE (27/05/21): Evercade VS Limited Founder Edition Additional Controllers will be available to Pre-Order from May 27, while stocks last. UPDATE (26/05/21): We have added a final exclusive Feature: Your Name in the Credits of the Evercade VS!... View Article

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