Retro News Round Up – May 2018

In this month’s retro news round up things go Donkey Wrong for Billy Mitchell, the Mega Drive is made mega tiny, and Zzap is back!

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This episode’s links:

Kickstarter for the Zzap! 64 Annual 2019:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/47744432/zzap-64-annual-2019-the-next-chapter

Kickstarter for the Myst 25th Anniversary Collection:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1252280491/myst-25th-anniversary-collection?ref=project_tweet

All 19 Xbox titles that are now backwards compatible for the Xbox One:
https://www.polygon.com/2018/4/10/17221474/xbox-one-backward-compatibility-panzer-dragoon-orta

IndieGoGo for new Compatible Cases for the Amiga 500 & Plus:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/new-compatible-case-for-amiga-500-plus#/

SMS Power Competition 2018 entrants:
http://www.smspower.org/forums/f9-Competitions

Digger for the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=163645

Crank Crank Evolution for the Commodore 64:
http://csdb.dk/release/?id=163459

Diced-64 for the Commodore 64:
http://www.vintageisthenewold.com/diced-64-a-new-commodore-64-puzzle-game-by-jamie-fuller/

Arhena the Amazon for the Commodore 64:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7VGwztpJKA

Counterweight Kate on the Commodore 64:
https://cogitarecomputing.itch.io/counterweight-kate

Project ZX2 Jetboot Joe for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.langfordproductions.com/projectzx2.html

Tea-Leaf Ted (Man Version) for the ZX Spectrum:
https://jg-spectrum.webnode.pt/l/tea-leaf-ted

ROVR for the ZX Spectrum:
http://www.thespectrumshow.co.uk/ROVR.aspx

Buzzsaw for the ZX Spectrum:
https://cronosoft.fwscart.com/BUZZSAW_-_Sinclair_ZX_Spectrum_cassette__NEW_RELEASE_/p5357732_18497926.aspx

Budhagillie for the MSX:
http://www.msxdev.org/2018/04/23/msxdev18-2nd-entry-buddhagillie/

Burn Us for the MSX:
http://www.msxdev.org/2018/03/30/msxdev18-1st-entry-burn-us/

Baby Atari 2600:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ylCDZE7ois

Vegetablets Go on the NES:
http://tulip-house.ddo.jp/digital/vegetablets_go/index_en.html

Wonderboy on the Commodore Amiga:
https://mega.nz/#!0qpwgAqL!p69NUeU3xzld02OcR-jczY7OvsUAILFKV6CRVTIeGD8

Galactic Tomb on the Amstrad CPC:
https://espsoft.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/galactic-tomb.html#more

Komplex City for the ZX Spectrum:
http://idpixel.ru/news/881-komplex-city-igra-kotoraja-mogla-spasti-avtorov-valhalla-no-ne-uspela/

Fan translation of Phantasy Star 3: Generations of Doom for the Mega Drive:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3549/

Fan translation of Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon for the Mega Drive:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3544/

Fan translation of The Cursed Treasure of Cleopatra for the Famicom Disk System:
http://www.romhacking.net/translations/3534/

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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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