Retro News Round Up – July 2016

This month’s retro gaming round up includes an attempt to revive System Shock, Déjà Vu on desktop, and the return of the snail from Snail Maze. Oh and Déjà Vu on desktop.

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This episode’s links:

Kickstarter for the System Shock remaster:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1598858095/system-shock

Kickstarter for The story of the Commodore Amiga in pixels book:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/47744432/the-story-of-the-commodore-amiga-in-pixels

Kickstarter for The Complete SNES Collector’s Book and Guide:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thesubcon3/the-complete-snes-collectors-book-and-ultimate-gui

Kickstarter for Easy To Learn, Hard to Master – The Fate of Atari:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1744798558/easy-to-learn-hard-to-master-the-fate-of-atari

Kickstarter is From Bedrooms to Billions, The Playstation Revolution:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1195082866/from-bedrooms-to-billions-the-playstation-revoluti

Amstrad CPC megademo:
http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=67656

More on the remake of Wonder Boy 3: The Dragon’s Trap:
http://www.thedragonstrap.com/

Kickstarter for new Amiga 1200 cases:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/a1200housing/new-amiga-1200-cases-made-from-new-molds/

Kickstarter for new Amiga 1200 cases on the Indie Retro News website:
http://www.indieretronews.com/2016/06/new-amiga-1200-cases-exclusive-new-look.html

Apocalypse 2 for the SNES:
https://www.pikointeractive.com/store.html#!/Apocalypse-II-SNES/p/43673357/category=14008398

The Legends of Owlia for the NES:
http://www.infiniteneslives.com/owlia.php

Quod Init Exit IIm for the C64:
http://www.retream.com/QUOD_INIT_EXIT_IIm/

Desktop versions of the C64’s Uninvited and Deja Vu:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=148695

Blocky Skies for the Amiga:
http://blockyskies.com/

Double Bubble for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/52830/new-game-double-bubble#latest

Uwol Quest For Money for the MSX2:
http://imanok.msxblue.com/games.html

Swabby for the Sega Game Gear:
http://www.smspower.org/Homebrew/Swabby-GG

Football Fever for the Amiga CD32:
https://cd32covers.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/unofficial-cd32-release-football-fever.html

Unofficial port of Gunfright for the Atari 8bit:
https://atariage.com/forums/topic/253681-new-game-wip-gunfright/

The improved version of The Dark for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.olegorigin.org/the_dark.html

More on Rocket Man (not Boy!) on the Game Boy:
http://imanoleasgames.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/rocket-man-demo.html

The new trailer for Neo Geo title Kraut Buster:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzAGkLOJ-No

More on Projekt Lila for the Amiga:
https://www.facebook.com/indiegoretro/videos/1335487976496275/

More on Projekt AlarCity for the Amiga:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4irl8Aw3XM

The teaser video for Adios A La Casta Episode 2 for the Amstrad CPC:
http://www.4mhz.es/2016/06/21/adios-a-la-casta-episode-2/

Prototype version of Ecco 2, Sentinels of the Universe for the Dreamcast:
http://hiddenpalace.org/Ecco_II_Sentinels_of_the_Universe_(Feb_19,_2001_prototype)

Fan translation for Magical Vacation on GBA:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2662/

Fan translation for Sanrio Carnival on the NES
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2659/

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

Fan translation for Mega Man & Bass: Challenger from the Future on the Wonderswan:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/2660/

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