Retro News Round Up – April 2017

In this month’s round up the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Plus debacle rumbles on, the Switch gets some Neo Geo action, and Hyperkin announce a new Game Boy related doo-dad.

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This episode’s links:

More on the easter egg discovered in Starship 1:

Kickstarter for Commodore – The Inside Story:

Where you can buy the NES Visual Compendium:

Unofficial port of TwinWorld: Land of Vision for the PC:

Unofficial port of Universe for the PC:

Zevimodoki for the MSX:

Tales of Popolon for the MSX:

RMD for the MSX:

Ooze for the ZX Spectrum:

Takeout Freakout for the ZX Spectrum:

Pilot Attack for the ZX Spectrum:

Nero for the Commodore 64:

Frogs for the Commodore 64:

The Lost Treasure of Cuahtemoc for the Amstrad CPC:

Lumberjack for the Amiga:!vo9GzDBB!l4Zf1PAc8p8Xqn9asN33HnvQ2dcwQYTZnEzkDhRlfEM

Stickman for the Atari Jaguar:

Terraboink for the Atari ST:

DogFighter 2 for the Apple 2:

The unofficial port of Amiga Laserdisc title Time Gal to the Amiga CD32 and HDD:

Kickstarter for NES title Spook-O-Tron:

More on Die Hard 64 for the N64:

Play a rom of the incomplete Dreamcast port of Millennium Racer: Y2K Fighters:!ywVTEIbR!ghQsFXXHq8aU_GPwbXqEDzXWmF1xHgd2-Yx_tUVOzLc

Play the unreleased Commodore Amiga game Standard Deviation:

English fan translation of Animetic Story Game 1: Cardcaptor Sakura on the PlayStation:

English fan translation of Energy for the PC Engine:

English fan translation of Temple Labyrinth Dababa on the Famicom Disk System:

English fan translation of Bandit Kings of Ancient China on the NES:


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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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