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eXplosive Dinosaurs releases today!

Dec. 6, 2018 by

Today releases on Steam eXplosive Dinosaurs! It is a local multiplayer game made in Pixtudio (a fork of BennuGD) and features tons of content, with more than 30 different minigames for up to 4 players and different game modes. The game is

New game announced: Jarl

Nov. 12, 2018 by

Jarl is a comical top-down arcade game made in BennuGD by our forum user Futu-Block where the character has to finish the level avoiding all kind of obstacles. It is available for download at: http://www.mediafire.com/file/sguk7a8yfcxhvc4/jarl.rar An, as usual, you can leave

GIVEAWAY! eXplosive Dinosaurs is giving away 3 merchandise sets

Aug. 10, 2018 by

eXplosive Dinosaurs is a collection of 30 FRIENDSHIP DESTROYER COMPETITIVE MINIGAMES, programmed in PixTudio (GPU accelerated fork of BennuGD). After 4 years of development, they’re planning to release the game in december this same year. Also, they’re giving away 3

(Español) Nuevo tutorial de desarrollo en Dreamcast con BennuGD

Jun. 12, 2018 by

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Adrian Amelián (conocido como KeiDash en

Bennu Web Services

May. 8, 2018 by

The guys from ColDev have made available a new module for exchange data over networks that is very useful for consuming APIs, maintaining scoreboard, etc. The main features are: Data compress (ZLIB max) Data Encrypt (AES256) Integrity  CRC32 Hash  (SHA256)

Dreamcastnoid, Arkanoid clone for the DC made in BennuGD, got a Physical release.

Oct. 2, 2017 by

Dreamcastnoid, the winner game of the latest DCJAM made in BennuGD, got a physical release to be announced in the next Retrobarcelona event, and this version is going to include a number of improvements over the original release:

  • A new game mode with new pixelart graphics
  • New Music

Mazinger Z – PS2 Homebrew BennuGD game

Oct. 2, 2017 by

Folken has released under the GNU/GPL v3 license his shoot em up game based on the popular manga and anime series Mazinger Z, which can also be bought on an online store as a physical 2 DVDs copy of the game + the sources.

The game can be downloaded from Github (https://github.com/mxfolken/MazingerZ). The iso images must be burned and can be played either on a real console or a PS2 emulator like PCSX2.

COWBOY BEBOP – Fan BennuGD game for the Dreamcast

Aug. 23, 2017 by

COWBOY BEBOP -The game- is a project by folken, it was done 12 years ago in the Fenix language and was just ported to Bennu recently, specifically for the Dreamcast homebrew port.
He has also shared some screenshots and a video of the game running on the console, and announced it will be available for download very soon.

Take a look at the pictures and make sure to leave a message on the forum post if you like it: http://forum.bennugd.org/index.php?topic=4575.0

CyberCrisis game released

CyberCrisis game released

Aug. 7, 2017 by

Breadcaster has made available the first version of his BennuGD project, CyberCrisis, a top down multidirectional shooter where you rida a Tank, destroy robots and other enemies using different weapons and upgrades.

CyberCrisis trailer from Breadcaster on Vimeo.

BennuPhoton: new multiplayer library via Photon Engine

Jul. 27, 2017 by

ColDev has released a new multiplayer library for BennuGD implementing the Photon Engine which allows to create a free account for games up to 20 simultaneous players at the same time.

Right now is released for Windows, but the source code can be ported to any other supported platform.

Read more on the forum post: http://forum.bennugd.org/index.php?topic=4563.msg71740#msg71740