Retro News Round Up – November 2016

In this month’s Retro News Round Up Rayman gains a few pounds, the Game Boy is given a lot of love, and an cult Xbox platformer makes an unexpected return.

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This episode’s links:

All the GBJam 5 entrants:
https://itch.io/jam/gbjam-5

Where to download Brutal Doom 64, and the creator’s Patreon:
http://www.moddb.com/mods/brutal-doom-64
https://www.patreon.com/sgtmarkiv

Where to buy Catacomb 3D for the Amiga and CD32:
http://www.ares-shop.de/product_info.php?language=en&products_id=83

The full video of the adapted Playmates Fun to Drive Dashboard:
https://www.facebook.com/gustav.lundin/videos/10153998642455983/

Stay updated on those super exciting Amiga 1200 cases:
https://www.a1200.net/

Where you can buy Sector 88 on the MSX2:
https://www.msx.org/news/software/en/space-rpg-sector-88-released

Where you can buy Flappy McFur for the Atari Jaguar:
http://atariage.com/forums/topic/258180-flappy-mcfur-homebrew-now-available-to-order/

Where you can buy MSX shooter Code Name Intruder:
https://www.msx.org/forum/msx-talk/software/code-name-intruder-pre-order-launch

Where you can buy Adios A La Casta Episode 2 for the Amstrad CPC:
http://www.4mhz.es/producto/preorder-adios-a-la-casta-episode-2-disco/

Download Harbinger Convergence for the ZX Spectrum:
https://cthoniangodkiller.wordpress.com/2016/10/05/harbinger-convergence/

Download Mysterious Dimensions for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53421/a-new-128k-platform-game-mysterious-dimensions

Download Crazy Kong City Episode One: Saving Helen Blond for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53530/crazy-kong-city-episode-one-saving-helen-blond-and-donkey-kong-jr

All the entrants of the Reset 4kb Coding Competition:
http://csdb.dk/event/?id=2483

Download Let’s Invade for the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=151230

Download Russian Roulette on the NES
http://www.romhacking.net/homebrew/88/

Download Basic Championship Wrestling on the NES
https://www.dropbox.com/s/7qvlojxbszvyefq/bcw_final.nes?dl=0

Download Space Hawks on the Master System:
http://www.smspower.org/forums/16341-DevkitSMSCompetition2016SpaceHawksByKanedaFr

Download Towering Inferno for the Intellivision:
http://www.retrovideogamer.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=7301.0

Indie Go Go page for Boss on the Atari 2600:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/boss-a-brand-new-atari-2600-game#/

More information on the next wave of titles from Piko Interactive:
https://pikointeractive.com/blog/second-wave-of-games-ready-for-pre-order/

More information on that Mega Drive remake of JetPak:
http://devster.proboards.com/thread/1205/spiritual-succesor-jetpac

More information on the upcoming Cat Quest for the Atari 2600:
https://atariage.com/forums/topic/257618-cat-quest-2600-wip/

More information on Pac man Eat n Run for the Atari 2600:
https://atariage.com/forums/topic/257359-pac-man-ean-n-run/

Michel Ancel’s Instragram account, which has images and a vide of the unreleased version of Rayman for the SNES:
https://www.instagram.com/michelancel/

Kickstarter for Socks the Cat on the SNES:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/481884736/socks-the-cat-the-video-game-based-on-the-clintons

Download the build of Commodore 64 title Red Baron 3000 Preview:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=150887

Download the build of Commodore 64 title Charlie Chaplin:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=150902

Fan translation of Policenauts for the Sega Saturn:
http://policenauts.net/english/patches.html

Fan translation of Bomberman 64 on the N64:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2755/

Fan translation of Chameleon Twist for the N64:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2767/

Fan translation of The Wild Rings on the Xbox:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2673/

Fan translation of Rushing Beat for the SNES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2739/

Fan translation of Vixen 357 on the Mega Drive:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2738/

Fan translation of Delinquent Girl Detective 3 for the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2756/

Fan translation of Musashi no Bōken on the NES:
http://aishsha.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/musashi-comes-forth-well-junior.html

Fan translation of the Adventures of Winnie the Pooh for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53559/new-old-game-the-adventures-of-winnie-the-pooh-english-version

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An enthusiastic retro gamer with a specific interest in ancient portables – which he looks at in his Handheld History series. He also rounds up the latest retro gaming news every month in the aptly titled ‘Retro News Round Up.’ You can follow him on Twitter at @ebtks

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