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Daily Retrospektive – 23/01/2015 (Back on 28th January)

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- Donkey Kong Country Returns arrives on Wii U along with Donkey Kong Jr. Math and DK: King of Swing arrives to the eShop

– Artist rendition of what Monster Hunter would look like on Game Boy Colour

– Modder crams LCD screen in to VMU slot of a Dreamcast controller

– Jim Bagley recodes Manic Miner onto a Pac-Man arcade board

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Daily Retrospektive – 22/1/15

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- Second wave of Lucasarts games hit Good old Games featuring classic Star Wars games on PC

– Theme Hospital available now for free on EA’s Origin service

– Unreleased SNES game Shadowhawk to be distributed by Rose Coloured Gaming

– Kickstarter campaign commences for NES-inspired platform game Steel Assault

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Daily Retrospektive – 21/1/15

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- Disks of Commodore 64 classic The Last Ninja 2 discovered for Konix Multisystem

– G1 modded console brings arcade flavour to NES gaming, available on Etsy

– Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past unofficial update brings in FMV and CD quality music 

– Minimalist homebrew ‘Super Pixel Bros.’ demake of Super Mario Bros. work in progress on Intelivision 

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Daily Retrospektive – 20/1/15

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- Latest Mortal Kombat X trailer features Kung Lao, Kitana and a bit of Goro

– Plotter connected to PC detects enemy movement from Legend of Zelda and plots on paper

– Various retro-themed body towels and microfibre cloths available online depicting old Nintendo systems

– Video Games vs Real Life delves in to logic with location of the first Pork Chop in Castlevania

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Daily Retrospektive – 19/1/15

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- Concept ROM of Super Mario 64 demake for Atari 2600 now available

– New update and video in progress of classic jRPG inspired game Cryamore

– Ecstasy of Order – The Tetris Masters now for sale at Good old Games

– Bust-A-Move Islands released for Android

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Daily Retrospektive – 16/1/15

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- Nintendo announces release date for Majora’s Mask 3D remake for 3DS

– 3D Afterburner II, Axelay and Demon’s Crest to appear on the 3DS and Wii U eShops respectively

– Retro SEGA console themes showcased for Japanese 3DS showcasing SEGA Mark III and Saturn

– Kickstarter campaign commenced for Nanocade custom tiny Arcade cabinet

– Retro-inspired shooter Hotline Miami 2 refused classification in Australia

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Daily Retrospektive – 15/1/15

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- Grim Fandango Remastered available for pre order at Good old Games and will be available for OSX, Linux and Windows

– Danger 5 Season 2 features parody of Street Fighter in latest episode

– Oregon Trail Deluxe playable in a web browser

– Modder allegedly demonstrates how to play Doom with modern Toasters

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Video Review: Evoland (OSX/Windows)

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Mike Towns checks out Indie-developed Evoland which pays tribute to classic and modern Adventure games while throwing a unique method of gameplay.

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Daily Retrospektive – 14/1/15

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- Action figure unofficially made based on below-average artwork of US box artwork of Mega Man on NES

– Sonic 3 Remastered campaign started by fans after concept shown by Whitehead Studios

– Homebrew port of Ms. Pac-Man released for Intellivision

– Officially licensed 20th Anniversary PlayStation apparel available online 

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Daily Retrospektive – 13/1/15

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- Speedrunner in Awesome Games Done Quick 2015 completes first three levels of Ocarina of Time blindfolded

– Multifunctional Famicom Controller as a battery and SD Card reader but not a controller

– DotEmu to release Double Dragon Trilogy for Windows this week

– Guitar cover of Jungle Theme (1st level) of Contra

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Daily Retrospektive – 12/1/15

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- Rare US game ‘Stadium Events’ on eBay bids going over $100k

– Ed Boon tweets screenshot of Kung Lao in up and coming Mortal Kombat X

– Fan made game ‘Indiana Jones and the Fountain of Youth’ in development, demo released

– Huge Pac-Man maze in Los Angeles errected and recorded for Bud Light commercial

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Daily Retrospektive – 9/1/15

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- NES ports of Lode Runner and Dig Dug now available on the Wii U eShop

– 1st of the new wave of SEGA 3D Classics to hit the 3DS is Afterburner 2

– Unused music discovered in pre-release demo of Lemmings on Amiga

– Awesome Games Done Quick video shows insane speedrun of Super Mario Bros. 2 (Lost Levels)

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Daily Retrospektive – 8/1/15

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- Nearly 2400 DOS games added to archive.org and playable in various web browsers

– Preview video released for up and coming iOS retro platformer Mos Speedrun 2

– Sayonara Umihara Kawase announced for PlayStation Vita with extra content

– NES modification cramming internals in to an Ecto-1 toy car from Ghostbusters

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Daily Retrospektive – 7/1/15

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- Amstrad CPC port of 1984’s Mutant Monty recreated to work in a web browser

– Steampunk inspired modification of a Game Boy

– Retro-inspired platformer ‘1-bit Ninja Remix Rush’ coming soon to iOS

– Latest ‘Teens react to…’ video is all about how they react to Mario Kart 64

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Daily Retrospektive – 6/1/15

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- Ducktales: Remsatered and Duke Nukem 3D Megaton Edition to appear on PSN this week, free for Plus subscribers

– Drift Stage Early Alpha demo released, Kickstarter campaign imminent

– Hucast announces new Dreamcast game ‘Alice’s Mom’s Rescue’

– WipEout spiritual successor ‘Formula Fusion’ Greenlight campaign on Steam

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