Retro News Round Up – January 2017

In the first Retro News Round Up of 2017 Wolfenstein gets squished onto the Game Boy Color, Altered Beast might be coming to the silver screen, and Switch gets some Sunshine.

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This episode’s links:

Eurogamer story on GameCube support for the Switch:
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-12-07-sources-nintendo-switch-will-have-gamecube-virtual-console-support

The Japanese Twitter bot tweet that hints at a SNES Mini:
https://twitter.com/trademark_bot/status/812684770287173632?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Sega arcade cabinets…in Lego form:
https://ideas.lego.com/projects/96810

More footage of Wolfenstein 3D on the GBC:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfMpG3RW_kU

Indiegogo for the RetroEngine Sigma:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/retroengine-sigma-mini-console-media-player-cool?mc_cid=fa9d190b3b&mc_eid=220504cf1a#/

BennVenn’s guide on how to add a backlight to your Game Boy Colour:
http://bennvenn.myshopify.com/pages/dmg-lcd-install-guide

Buy Pentagorat for the Commodore Vic 20:
https://www.thefuturewas8bit.com/shop/commodore/vic-20-games/pg-vic20.html

Buy Enemy 2 for the Amiga:
https://www.anachronia.ch/

Download In the Walls of Eryx on the ZX Spectrum:
https://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53818/new-game-in-the-walls-of-eryx

Download Cyber Mania on the ZX Spectrum:
https://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53806/cybermania-new-maze-action-game

Download Heroes Rescue for the ZX Spectrum:
http://defectodigital.wixsite.com/software/heroes-rescue

Download Crappy Crates on the ZX Spectrum:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1S2rESaCMrNeGgxQ0xnV2k0c1E/view

Download Pietro Bros on the ZX Spectrum:
https://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/53860/new-game-pietro-bros-z88dk-nirvana

Download Stela 2 – The Secrets of Malfario on the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.mediafire.com/file/miiv2n23nnffjqa/STELA_IIi.tap

Download Bergbert 3 – The Blue Knight for the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=152052

Download The Bear Essentials on the Commodore 64:
http://pondsoft.uk/bear.html

Download The Darkness of Raven Wood for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron:
http://johnblythe5.wixsite.com/rucksackgames/ravenwood

Download Oh Mummy! on the Intellivision:
https://atariage.com/forums/topic/259959-oh-mummy-for-intellivision/

Download Fairlight for the Atari XL and XE:
http://atarionline.pl/v01/index.php?subaction=showfull&id=1482765478&ucat=1&ct=nowinki

Download Chibi Akuma on the Amstrad CPC:
http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/chibi-akuma(s)-out-now!/

Download Merry Christmas from Horace for the ZX Spectrum
http://stevebroad.apps-1and1.net/merry-christmas-from-horace

Download Zombo’s Christmas Capers on the ZX Spectrum
http://malcolmkirk.blogspot.co.uk/2016/12/the-unofficial-zombos-christmas-capers.html?m=1

Download an X-mas edition of Shotgun for the Commodore 64:
http://shotgun.drwuro.com/

Kickstarter for In the Line of Fire on the Dreamcast:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/620660310/in-the-line-of-fire

Kickstarter for Unknown Realm on the Commodore 64 and PC:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stirringdragongames/unknown-realm-an-8bit-rpg-for-pc-and-commodore-64

Kickstarter for NES title Dreamworld Pogie:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/47744432/dreamworld-pogie-a-new-old-game-by-the-oliver-twin?ref=user_menu

More footage of Akira on the Game Boy:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9JwxAnGv2Q

Completed version of Yogi 3: Yog’s Big Clean Up for the Commodore 64:
http://www.gamesthatwerent.com/gtw64/yogis-clean-up/

Fan translation of Out Live for the PC Engine:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2814/

Fan translation of Ace Combat 3 Electrosphere on the Playstation:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2307/

Fan translation of Whales Voyage 2 for the Amiga:
https://mega.nz/#!ehMSxQwD!k_9WekYfEHTxXU7Ec_tTbN47f38P_D9ZBS0OdFnYQDE

Fan translation of Railroad Baron: Famicom Boardgame on the NES
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2825/

Fan translation of The Glory of Heracles IV: Gift from the Gods for the SNES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/823/

Fan translation of E.V.O – The Theory of Evolution on the PC-98:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2830/

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