Retro News Round Up – October 2016

This month’s Retro News Round Up sees the next chapter in the US 64DD saga, Doom AI, and a new title for the Vectrex.

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This episode’s links:

More on the recent US 64DD discovery:
https://www.64dd.org/

More pictures of that 64DD-alike for the US N64:
http://assemblergames.com/l/threads/unreleased-nintendo-64-add-on-64dd-replacement.63022/

Good Nintentions book:
http://www.goodnintentions.com/

Pre-order the Little Book of ZX Spectrum Games:
https://www.fusionretrobooks.com/products/the-little-book-of-zx-spectrum-games-pre-order

More on VizDoom:
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/282032/Facebook_Intel_come_out_on_top_at_AIonly_Doom_deathmatch_battle_royale.php

Trailer for the PC remake of the original Wonder Boy:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Hv0LYQ90-0

More on the new key caps project for the Amiga:
https://www.a1200.net/new-compatible-key-caps/

ZX Vega+ Indie GoGo page:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-sinclair-zx-spectrum-vega-plus-console-games#/

Buy Big Blue for the Vectrex:
http://www.vectorrepublic.co.uk/

Order Defence on the Amstrad CPC:
http://cpc.scifinet.org/

Demons of Dex for the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/index.php?id=150286

Snake Bird on the Game Boy:
https://fb1.itch.io/snakebirdgb

Retroid for the Game Boy:
https://retroidgameboy.wordpress.com/

Chunk Zone on the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53338/chunk-zone#latest

Strange Kitchen for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53352/new-game-strange-kitchen-boriel-version#latest

Kickstarter for Henshin Engine the Game on the PC Engine:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sarumaru/henshin-engine-the-game-pc-engine-tg-16-pc-steam

Pre-order Defender of the Crown for the ZX Spectrum:
http://retro.cinemaware.com/product/defender-of-the-crown-zx-spectrum/

Pre-order Xenocider for the Dreamcast:
http://retrosumus.com/shop/

Demo of Sally’s Garden on the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=150334

Demo of Air Apparent for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53279/new-game-air-apparent#latest

Demo of Bridge Strike on the Amiga:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=84270

Demo of Blazing Guns for the Amiga
http://gryretro.com/blazing-guns/

Demo of Return to Genesis on the Mega Drive:
https://gitlab.com/_Z_TEAM/Return_to_Genesis/tree/master

Footage of the unreleased Expansion Royale for the PS2:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs7YAC8pG84

Footage of the unreleased Rev Limit on the N64:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gjet-4S0gAI

More on the unreleased Warcraft Adventures – Lord of the Clans for the PC:
http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/30343/Warcraft+Adventures+-+Lord+of+the+Clans.html

Download a build of the unreleased Shadow Hawk for the SNES:
http://www.snescentral.com/article.php?id=1095

Download a build of the Carrier-Bourne: Fighter Simulation&D for the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=150399

Fan translation of F1 Circus on the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2724/

Fan translation of Family Trainer Jogging Race for the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2725/

Fan translation of Family Trainer: Totsugeki! Fuuun Takeshi Jou on the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2731/

Fan translation on Star Cruiser for the Mega Drive:
http://www.romhacking.net/forum/index.php/topic,22363.msg317132.htm

Fan translation of Wizardy Gaiden 4: Throb of the Demon’s Heart on the SNES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2061/

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