Retro News Round Up – September 2016

This month’s Retro News Round Up sees the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Plus project run into a spot of bother, a camera-em-up, and Goldeneye reborn. For England James? No, for XBLA.

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This episode’s links:

Kickstarter for the Amstrad CPC fanzine:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/803660556/colour-personal-computing-the-amstrad-cpc-fanzine

SplitWolf 1.0:
http://www.moddb.com/mods/splitwolf/news/splitwolf-10-released-2-player-coop-wolfenstein3d

A Game Boy flying a drone. Keep watching the skies…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoLxrchwSpo

Monster boy and The Cursed Kingdom Gamescom trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQ6DYSf5VNE

Uper Grafx add-on for the PC Engine:
http://www.upergrafx.com/home?lng=en&phpv=2

Pre-order the AVS:
http://www.retrousb.com/

Maze of the Mummy on the C64:
https://psytronik.itch.io/maze-of-the-mummy-c64

Akalabeth World of Doom on the Apple 2:
https://archeogaming.blogspot.co.uk/2016/07/akalabeth-world-of-doom-for-commodore-64.html

Bubbo World on the MSX:
http://ni.x0.com/msx/bubbo_w_2.html

Trun for the MSX:
http://trun.vgsource.net/

Super Robin on the CD32:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=83756

Golden Tail for the Amstrad CPC:
https://www.usebox.net/jjm/golden-tail/

Heroes Rescue on the Amstrad CPC:
http://defectodigital.wixsite.com/software#!heroes-rescue/yx2q7

Sam Mallard – The Case of the Missing Swan for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53201/new-game-sam-mallard-the-case-of-the-missing-swan#latest

Angry Birds Opposition on the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53063/angry-birds-opposition#latest

Manic Mower: 24th Anniversary Edition for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53134/manic-mower-24th-anniversary-edition#latest

All the entrants of the DizzyAge competition:
http://www.yolkfolk.com/dizzyage/competition.php

More on Shadow Warrior for the Amiga:
http://www.indieretronews.com/2016/08/shadow-warrior-ms-dos-fps-making-its.html

More footage of Spaceman Splorf : Planet of Doom on the Atari VCS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCsrAk-R2LE

Download the play test version of Papi Commando Tennis IX for the Mega Drive:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/108143465/PTennis.bin

Go Sub available to pre-order for the Intellivision:
http://www.2600connection.com/features/gosubi/features_gosubi.html

Demo of Tanglewood on the Mega Drive:
http://www.retrovideogamer.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=7051.0

Demo of Furtum Sacrum for the Amiga:
http://www.arananet.net/fs/

More on The Phantom: Ghost Who Walks and Mandrake the Magician: Shadow of the Vehme on the GBA, and how you can download them:
http://www.chroniclechamber.com/single-post/2016/08/11/EXCLUSIVE—The-Lost-Phantom-Mandrake-Video-Games-Discovered

Download Infinity for the Game Boy Colour:
http://affinix.com/downloads.html

Footage of all those unreleased Famicom and PC Engine titles I talked about:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt3fNd8xfcY0OsUtR3BCUDQ

All that XBLA Goldeneye footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRRuhviJGMQ

Download the unreleased prototype of Game Gear platformer Cave Dude:
http://www.smspower.org/forums/16231-SkyFighterSMSKRCaveDudeGGProtoActionFighterCaptainSilverProtos

Fan translation of Dahna: Goddess’s Birth for the Mega Drive:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2713/

Fan translation of Sailor Moon Super S: Floating Panic on the SNES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2697/

Fan translation of Hyper Iria for the SNES
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2665/

Fan translation of Bionic Commando on the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2031/

Fan translation of Jesus: Tale for the Dreadful Bio-Monster
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/1043/

Fan translation of Final Fantasy 3 on the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2701/

Fan translation of Lunatic Dawn – Book of Futures for the PC:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2585/

Fan translation of Lunatic Dawn: Passage of the Book both on the PC:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2591/

Fan translation of BS-X: The Town Whose Name Was Stolen for the Satellaview:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/1791/

Fan translation of Return of the Mario Bros on the Famicom Disk System:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2653/

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