Retro News Round Up – March 2017

In this month’s round up Castlevania gets the TV treatment, the Watara Supervision gets reborn (kind of), and the Wii U gets one last retro hurrah.

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This episode’s links:

Kickstarter For a reprint of the Sega Mega Drive: Collected Works:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/darrenwall/sega-mega-drive-genesis-collected-works-reprint

Blocked Kickstarter for the Neo Geo Anthology:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2099439603/neogeo-anthology-history-and-complete-games-librar

Digitised code wheels:
http://www.oldgames.sk/docs/codewheel/

Watara Supervision emulator called the Wataroo:
http://tailchao.com/Wataroo/index.php

Unofficial HD remake of Prince of the Yolkfolk for the PC:
http://www.yolkfolk.com/games/poty_2011_dizzyage_remake

NES Classic Mini supply drying up?
https://mynintendonews.com/2017/02/13/rumour-nes-mini-production-now-ending/

More on the Retroblox system:
http://retroblox.com/

Indiegogo page for the Atari Table Pong project:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/atari-table-pong-project-the-coolest-coffee-table-design#/

Backlit Game Boy Colors on the Chinese online retailer TaoBao:
https://item.taobao.com/world/item.htm?ft=t&lnkthft=true&toSite=main&rc=1&id=543848183473&id=543848183473

All the entrants on the Amiga Game Jam:
http://amigamejam.ultimateamiga.co.uk/

Monty Mole and the Temple of Lost Souls on the ZX Spectrum:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/j6wkprr95t5ue76/MontyMole_TLS.zip?dl=0

Foggy’s Quest to Narg and Back Again on the ZX Spectrum:
http://johnblythe5.wixsite.com/rucksackgames/foggy

Metal Man Remixed on the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.olegorigin.org/metal_man_remixed.html

Hanoi for the Atari Lynx:
http://atariage.com/forums/topic/261952-new-lynx-game-hanoi/

Meteor Wave for the Vic-20:
http://sleepingelephant.com/ipw-web/bulletin/bb/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=8370

Tetris on the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=153275

Zero and the Castle of Infinite Sadness for the MSX:
http://www.matranet.net/boutique/msx/card/zero/zero.php

Kickstarter for Unholy Knight on the SNES:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1251527936/unholy-night-snes-fighting-game-console-cartridge/comments

Crowdfunding for the Banketh on the NES:
https://www.verkami.com/locale/en/projects/17050-videojuego-para-nes-the-banketh-the-video-game

Patreon page for Reshoot R for the Amiga:
https://www.patreon.com/loewenstein

Footage of N64 third person shooter Riqa:
http://assemblergames.com/l/threads/riqa-n64.65326/

Download Quik the Thunder Rabbit for the SNES:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/8f3pgzovgol94ee/QUIK_SNES.zip?dl=0

Download Primal Rage 2 through MAME:
http://assemblergames.com/l/threads/unreleased-arcade-game-primal-rage-2-now-playable-using-a-custom-mame-build.65531/

More of those MAME goodies I mentioned:
http://www.mameworld.info/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Number=363236

Fan translation of Detective Conan: The Legendary Treasure of Strange Rock Island on the Game Boy Color:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2880/

Fan translation of Gun-Nac on the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2892/

Fan translation of Virtual Fishing on the Virtual Boy:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2786/

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

Fan translation of Fullmetal Alchemist: Stray Rondo for the Game Boy Advance:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2882/

Fan translation of Godzilla Monster of Monsters for the NES:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2894/

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