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There is going to be so much to see and do at PAX Australia 2014. Dave has given a brief on what Retro gamers should go check out!

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Daily Retrospektive – 29/10/2014 (returns on Wednesday 5th November)

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- Classic Lucasarts titles hinted at an imminent release on Good old Games including X-Wing and Tie Fighter

– Donkey Kong Country 3, Donkey Kong Land 3, Devil World and Gargoyle’s Quest II hit the Wii U and 3DS eShops this week

– Earok and Co. release a 10 official game compilation for Amiga CD32

– PSIO device lets you play ISOs on SD Card on a Sony PlayStation

– Extremely detailed sculpture of final boss fight in Doom 2

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Daily Retrospektive – 28/10/2014

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- Nods to nostalgic scenes in games and characters throughout the Bayonetta series

– NES Port of Leisure Suit Larry ‘Larry and the Long Look for a Luscious Lover’ Available now

– Pier Solar and the Great Architects now available on GoG and Steam for OSX, Linux and Windows

– Photo from 1993 of Kurt Cobain in hotel room with Game Boy

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Daily Retrospektive – 27/10/2014

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- ‘Virtual Boy’ trademark registered at Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market

– SEGA launches trailer for SEGA 3D Classics Collection on 3DS with bonus titles to be included

– 3D Realms back in business introducing 32 game anthology featuring 2 decades of gaming

– Game Boy and NES themed cases for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

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Daily Retrospektive – 24/10/2014

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- Donkey Kong Country 2, Donkey Kong Land 2, Namco Museum and Legend of the River King 2 available on Wii U and 3DS eShops

– Indie game Ghosts ’n DJs inspired by Ghosts ’n Goblins hits Kickstarter

– Officially licensed Sonic sweater available for preorder

– ‘Our Dad Shao’ parody video of Mortal Kombat and family orientated sitcoms from the 80s

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Daily Retrospektive – 23/10/2014

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- Unused graphics and sound discovered in Donkey Kong 33 years after release of the game

– Prototype cartridge for Sharknado game on Atari 2600 appears on eBay

– PlayStation beat’em up Gekido making its way to iOS and Android

– Album tributing Composer Rob Hubbard’s work on Commodore 64 released

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Daily Retrospektive – 22/10/2014

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- ZX Spectrum gets new homebrew Puzzle game called Zen

– Kickstarter campaign for Season 2 of Boss Fight books commences

– Video on Twitch shows Mega Man X completed in under 40 minutes 

– Touching home made Mega Drive video pays tribute to film maker’s father

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Daily Retrospektive – 21/10/2014

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- Proof of concept video demonstrating Sonic 3 & Knuckles on a mobile device

– YouTube video containing 4 hours of music from various Nintendo 64 games

– New teaser trailer for 80s inspired racing game Drift Stage and platforms announced

– RETRO Video Game Magazine announces Year 2 campaign on Kickstarter

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Daily Retrospektive – 20/10/2014

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- Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary Edition now available for Windows, OSX on Steam and GoG

– 3DO original platform game ‘Gex’ also makes it to the Good old Games library

– Disc drive replacement unit for SEGA Saturn in development uses SD cards

– Latest updates and progress on unofficial rerelease of Shadow of the Beast for modern platforms

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Daily Retrospektive – 17/10/2014

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- Donkey Kong Country, Donkey Kong Land and Adventures of Lolo appear on the Nintendo eShops this week

– New Angry Video Game Nerd video covers Beetlejuice on the NES

– Build your own portable Nintendo 64 with a kit on Kickstarter

– Plushies of various Mega Man heroes available to for pre-order online

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Daily Retrospektive – 16/10/2014

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- Boulder Dash celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a new freemium release now available for iOS and soon for Android

– Earok releases Mortal Kombat CD32 collection for Amiga CD32 and features Mortal Kombat 1 & 2

– HIVE Flash Cartridge for Intellivision available to order

– Good old Games now has 100 classic titles rereleased for Linux

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Daily Retrospektive – 15/10/2014

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- Kickstarter campaign launches for Commodore Amiga: Visual Commpendium book celebrating Amiga gaming. 

– Retro inspired platform game Electronic Super Joy: Groove City makes it to the iPhone and includes Steam key

– Video of a gamer speedruns through Goldeneye, Super Mario 64 and Ocarina of Time sequentially in under an hour

– Acoustic cover of Gerudo Valley music from Ocarina of Time by Sad Toy Cats

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Daily Retrospektive – 14/10/2014

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- Unofficial rerelease of Day of the Tentacle in development via Adventure Game Studio software

– Lord of the Skies on iOS reminiscent of gameplay of Joust and Balloon Fight.

– Modification in development which allows an Atari Lynx to be plugged in to the TV

– Scanned images from a Russian Magazine which delves in to the Famiclone ‘Dendy’

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Daily Retrospektive – 13/10/2014

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- Classic PC Adventure game ‘Myst’ to become a TV series

– Norway’s new banknotes heavily inspired by pixel art after art competition winners picked

– Enormous lot of old games and 50 systems for sale on eBay

– PC Henshin Turbo card allows gamers to play TurboGrafx-16 and PC Engine games on each other’s systems

– Renowned Arcade platformer Bubble Bobble in development for PC Engine

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Daily Retrospektive – 10/10/2014

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- Everdrive cartridge for Game Boy Advance in development

– Mighty Final Fight and Ufouria: The Saga to be released on the 3DS and Wii U Virtual Consoles

– Highly detailed SNES modification themed to Castlevania games by Vadu Amka

– The Player’s Score documentary on Kickstarter delving in to video game music composition history

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