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An upgraded version of VBlank Entertainment's 8-bit styled sandbox action game Retro City Rampage debuts for the PlayStation 4, PS3, PS Vita, Xbox 360, WiiWare, PC, and Mac platforms next week, developer Brian Provinciano announced. Retro City Rampage DX boasts a number of improvements over the o...

November 3rd 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Retro City Rampage DX, the 3DS port of Brian Provinciano's indie crime sandbox game, is coming to the North American eShop on February 6; it'll be on Europe's eShop on February 20. Retro City Rampage DX will be priced at $10. Retro City Rampage DX includes some major tweaks to missions, weapons...

February 5th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Retro City Rampage will begin its old-school, urban crime spree on 3DS in February, developer VBlank Entertainment tweeted today. "No specific date yet," VBlank said, but it did share the price and file size: $10 and 16MB. To hype up the February 3DS announcement, the Steam version of Retro City...

January 24th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Having appeared on nearly every other platform in existence, Retro City Rampage is now headed to the Nintendo 3DS. As the above teaser demonstrates, the game looks identical to its predecessors albeit with a slightly zoomed-in viewpoint for the player. Otherwise, Retro City Rampage seems to be a...

October 17th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The 3DS port of Retro City Rampage will not include 3D visuals, developer Vblank Entertainment has announced. It's the game's top-down perspective that makes the feat such a significant technical burden. "With sidescrollers, developers can simply separate the background and foreground layers and d...

August 22nd 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Retro City Rampage is coming to the 3DS eShop, Nintendo has announced. The news was buried in a Nintendo press release, which we've embedded past the break, revealing playable games at next week's PAX Prime show in Seattle. Creator Brian Provinciano confirmed with Joystiq that this will be the lat...

August 21st 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Those purty Retro+ graphics added last month to the PC version of Retro City Rampage have made their way to Theftropolis on the PS3 and PS Vita. The latest version is available on PSN now, bringing the PS3 and PS Vita versions of Retro City Rampage up to par with the PC version. Retro+ ups the ove...

July 18th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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A new update for Retro City Rampage on PC adds mod support, allowing players to experience a small slice of creator Brian Provinciano's life by creating their own vehicles, characters, fonts and color palettes in the game. The update also includes an optional Retro+ mode, upping the visual fidelity...

June 26th 2013 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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One of our favorite talks from GDC was Brian Provinciano's session, in which the indie developer discussed bringing his game, Retro City Rampage, to just about every platform known to man. It's a valuable talk for many reasons, giving a clear picture of what it's like working with The Big Three&tra...

June 17th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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"I'm definitely going to be doing more open-world comedy stuff in the future, but it might not be my next game," Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano told Joystiq following a GDC panel where he broke down sales of his game across the various platforms. "I have about four open-world game ide...

April 5th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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During his GDC panel, "One Man, 17 SKUs: Shipping on Every Platform at Once," Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano provided a clear breakdown of the game's fiscal performance across various platforms.PSN was where Provinciano saw most of his profit come in: over $600,000 earned across over...

March 29th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments