Hamster Corporation and Hideki Kamiya receive World Records for retro re-releases

September 18, 2019 1 min read

They say that three things are inevitable in life: Death, taxes and Hamster re-releases. In fact the retro-loving publisher has been so dogged in its efforts to bring classic arcade and Neo Geo titles to modern platforms, that it is bagged itself a World Record for its efforts.

Awarded at last week's Tokyo Game Show, Guinness World Records recognised Hamster Corporation for the most consecutive weekly releases on the Nintendo eShop, currently standing at 133 and counting. These releases, (which I've personally found myself recording every week for almost three years now) include classics from the golden era of arcades, alongside a string of fantastic Neo Geo fighting games and shmups.

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