Retro News Round Up – September 2018

In this month’s Retro News Round Up – scratched Spectrum screens, Amiga artistry, and Shenmue’s Sailors. Or lack thereof. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: More info on Streets of Rage 4: https://www.streets4rage.com/ Kickstarter for Amiga 3000 inspired modular Amiga/PC…

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Retro News Round Up – July 2018

In this month’s retro news round up the Spectrum Vega debacle nears its grim end, Billy Mitchell can’t stop talking, and a much loved PSP puzzler returns. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: The IndieGoGo update on the ZX Spectrum…

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What Was Your Favorite First RPG?

Final Fantasy RPG

I asked a simple question on Twitter… What was your favorite first RPG? QUESTION: What was your first favorite RPG? My first favorite #RPG was Final Fantasy for the #NES. #retrogaming #nintendo #sega #gamersunite #wpugamers pic.twitter.com/up5xIfAhUI — Nate 🎮 (@RetroGamingDev) June 4, 2018 Of course, everyone was more…

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Retro News Round Up – June 2018

In this month’s retro news round up Nintendo say no to the Virtual Console, Mega Man gets a mega celebration, and Ikaruga blasts onto the Switch. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: Pre-order the Mega Man’s 30th anniversary reproduction carts…

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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! Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited 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…

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Retro News Round Up – February 2018

This month’s retro news round up includes some block based loving, the Vectrex getting some colour in its cheeks, and a box-art legend sadly passing away. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: The NES Maker Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1316851183/nesmaker-make-nes-games-no-coding-required How to put…

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Retro News Round Up – December 2017

This month’s retro news round up includes the Christmas crunch, the return of a rabbit, and a monk simulator. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: Another World on Vinyl: https://store.anotherworld.fr/uk#/cart GameShell Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/954662076/gameshell-redefine-retro-game-console Amstrad CPC Game Creation Contest entries: http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/cpcretrodev-2017-game-trailers-(29-games-presented)/msg151076/?topicseen#new…

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Retro News Round Up – November 2017

In this month’s Retro News Round Up there’s some hubbub about Hubbard, Armed sells for a disarming amount, and Killer Bees for the Commodore Amiga creates some buzz. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: Project Hubbard Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/c64audio/project-hubbard-official-rob-hubbard-kickstarter Mystery World…

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Retro News Round Up – August 2017

In this month’s Retro News Round Up a Game Boy Camera wielding photographer reaches for the stars, the Barcode Battler makes an unwelcome reappearance, and the Ataribox still remains an enigma. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: The GBE+ Barcode…

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Retro News Round Up – July 2017

In this month’s Retro News Round Up the SNES Classic is unveiled, Crash Bandicoot makes a triumphant return, and the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Plus debacle rumbles on. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: Sonic the Hedgehog shoes: https://anippon.jp/item/detail?item_code=ASC3110&color_code=15 AtariBox…

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Online Gaming is for Everyone

When they’re not saving the galaxy from an alien menace or experiencing artistic overtures toward social benefit, gamers have to deal with some negative stereotypes. Whether in the media or in the minds of their detractors, they are often portrayed as socially inept, overweight, non-desirable basement-dwellers. This, despite…

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Retro News Round Up – June 2017

In this month’s Retro News Round Up another chapter is added to the Nintendo Playstation saga, Skool Daze returns, and a game where you play as a vengeful deer is rediscovered. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: Modder Ben Heckendorn’s…

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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. Follow Retro Revisited on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ebtks Like Retro Revisited on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroRevisited This episode’s links: More on the easter…

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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/