Latest Review:

Orange 4 Game In One (Atari 2600)

4in1thumborange

Latest Article:

Super Video Game Trivia Challenge at AVCon 2014

Trivia Logo

Latest Video:

Video Game Haiku, Season 2 Episode 11

featuredimage1

Daily Retrospektive – 02/09/2014

spotlogo

- Hyrule Warriors September DLC to include Link’s shield and sword from Legend of Zelda (circa 1986)
- Monkey Island Scumm Bar LEGO set concept on Lego Ideas
- Spot Goes to Hollywood prototype discovered for SEGA 32X
- Chrono Trigger designer wanted game to be a series like Final Fantasy

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 01/09/2014

bjthumb

- Mega Drive port of Wolfenstein 3D updated recently. Still better than the SNES version
- Russian PlayStation port of Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars fan translated recently
- Super Famicom box art collection book on Kickstarter
- Pac-Man for Atari 2600 rekerjiggered to resemble original arcade gangster release.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 29/08/2014

kuniothumb

- Mario Golf: Advance Tour and Game Boy port of Mega Man 5 arrives on the Nintendo eShops
- Mega Man replica blue helmet available for preorders at Capcom store in limited numbers
- Shigesato Itoi commemorates the 20th anniversary of Mother 2 (aka EarthBound)
- Screenshots comparing original Famicom release to remake of Super Dodgeball on PlayStation 3
- New unofficial indie Dizzy game “Dizzy’s Poker Night” released

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 28/08/2014

tanookimk8

- Mega Man X4 and X5 coming soon to PlayStation 3 and Vita
- Modder turns broken Nintendo DS Lite into Game Boy Lite
- Pre-orders start for Puyo Puyo Tetris on PS4 and Xbox One
- Upcoming Mario Kart 8 DLC’s to contain characters and vehicles from outside of Mario Universe

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 27/08/2014

godkillerthumb

- Capcom to re-release classic fighting games to the arcades in Japan
- Top-down adventure game ‘Elysian Shadows’ successfully Kickstarted and coming to Dreamcast and modern platforms
- Mojon Twins release top down adventure game Godkiller for ZX Spectrum 128
- Breath of Fire: Complete Works art book available for preorder at Amazon.com

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 26/08/2014

tg16logo

- PC Engine/TG-16 games rumoured to appear on Wii U Virtual Consoles in the West
- Unreleased Virtual Boy game Fishbone finally released for purchase
- Storybundle this month contains loads of game-related eBooks
- Retro Console Rap Battle with SEGA VS Nintendo

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 25/08/2014

vannes

- ROM discovered of 1995 Amiga Platformer ‘Pinkie’ for the Super Nintendo
- NES Console crammed into a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy Party Wagon
- Super Mario Kart clone ‘Wacky Wheels’ released for OSX, Linux and Windows on Good old Games
- Various classic games rereleased by DotEmu on sale on iTunes App Store

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 22/08/2014

sf2fish

- Shadowgate remake released on Steam for OSX and Windows 27 years after initial release
- Jimmy Fallon and Pierce Brosnan battle each other in Goldeneye 007 on Nintendo 64
- Adventures of Lolo, Mega Man IV and Double Dragon on Nintendo eShops this week
- Puyo Puyo Tetris announced for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with all DLCs included
- Twitch broadcast streaming two fish playing Street Fighter, no really.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 21/08/2014

angrykirby

- Over 80 minutes of ‘leaked’ gameplay footage of up and coming Hotline Miami 2 available on YouTube
- Limited edition Angry Kirby statuettes in production in time for Super Smash Bros.
- New Alone in the Dark game announced by Atari to be released on PC later this year
- 1990 PC Adventure series “The Hugo Trilogy” available on Good old Games

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 20/08/2014

63199

- Dreamcast adventure ‘Shenmue’ getting unofficially remastered by one Korean fan
- Fan-made Metal Gear remake halted by Konami, game was to include original voice of Snake
- New Sonic game ‘Sonic Adventure Land’ features new and more challenging stages
- Indie-developed ‘Hive Jump’ delivers game like XCOM and Spelunky

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 19/08/2014

dd2600thumb

- Ikaruga developer announces Ubusana for PlayStation 4 promising a treat for bullet hell fans
- Double Dragon on Atari 2600 gets patched to be much more playable
- Chiptune software ‘Bleep’ in production for Game Boy Colour
- Comparison video of RGB vs Composite on a Super Nintendo

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 18/08/2014

kingbobomb

- Video from 1993 of promotion documentary of SEGA USA on YouTube
- 80s Home computer release of Batman in development for MSX2 platform
- Super Mario 64 Lego Bob-omb battlefield recreated in LEGO
- Earthbound creator creates belly warmers based on Mr. Saturn and Super Mario
- New trailer for Hotline Miami on PlayStation 4, game release very soon

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 15/08/2014

megaman3thumb

- Discounts on NES games for NES Remix owners on Wii U
- Game Boy port of Mega Man III arrives on 3DS
- USB-GDROM and CDROM cards for SEGA Dreamcast and 3DO consoles developed to play .ISO of games you own
- Retro-inspired drift-racing game ‘Drift Stage’ oozes of 80s
- Robin Williams was inspiration for Sid Meier’s name to be added to the start of every game

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 14/08/2014

ummothumb

- Waluigi in Time patch for Ocarina of Time replaces Link with Waluigi
- Latest Mortal Kombat X Trailer introduces Kano
- Killer Instinct Season 2 announced for Xbox One, includes Killer Instinct 2 Classic
- New homebrew shooter “UMMO” developed for Amstrad PCW

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Retrospektive – 13/08/2014

nighttrapthumb05

- Night Trap to be rebooted via Kickstarter campaign for OSX, Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- John Romero working on a new game, and it’s a 1st Person Shooter
- Coleco Mini Arcade cabinets making a possible return?
- Loungey cover of Epoch music from Chrono Trigger by GreatJuja and Saxy Quaid

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
  • Channels

    BeatEmUp

    Bleep!

    The 321 Show

    Video Game Haikus

    House of Shiny

    New Old Stock

  • Archive

  • Follow retrospekt on Twitter
  • RSS

    Subscribe to our RSS Feed
  • Play it Again
  • RetroDomination
    AusRetroGamer
  • GAMEDORKs
  • Ultracade Live
  • AVCONs
  • Shintokyo
  • Famifind.com
  • BlowTheCartridge
  • Marion Gametraders