Daily Retrospektive – 25/07/2014

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- Upcoming Commodore 64 game Jam It featured at AVCon 2014 Indie Games Room
- NES-inspired bluetooth controller ‘NES30′ available for purchase
- Mega Man 5, 6 and Battle Network to appear on the Wii U Virtual Console this week
- 3D Realms releases teaser for Major Stryker reboot
- News on upcoming film ‘Pixels’ starring Adam Sandler and Peter Dinklage

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Daily Retrospektive – 23/07/2014

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- Photos, scans and videos emerge of the cancelled Panasonic 3DO M2 console and games
- Smooth McGroove covers Temple/Palace theme from Legend of Zelda II
- 8-in-1 SCART switch made for die-hard retro gamers
- Super Famicom controller themed pouch for PlayStation Vita

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Daily Retrospektive – 18/07/2014 (AVCon starts tonight!)

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- EzeeCube Media Centre campaign on Indiegogo to add a retro console module for expansion
- Shantae and Spelunker arrives on 3DS Virtual Console, Earthbound finally arrives on Wii U Virtual Console
- Fantasy Zone II to be next SEGA 3D Classic to appear on 3DS
- Screenshots for cancelled Duke Nukem: Endangered Species appear online
- Second trailer for up and coming Angry Video Game Movie now available

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Daily Retrospektive – 11/07/2014

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- Homebrew developer Orion demonstrates Hybrid CD containing PC Engine, Windows and Jaguar games on one disc.
- Super Mario World glitch discovered nearly 24 years later enabling cloud power up in Yoshi Island stage 2
- Donkey Kong, Metroid and Kid Icarus to make their way to the Wii U Virtual Console with heavy discounts
- Buck Rogers prototype discovered for Super Nintendo which later became Jim Power
- 1991 ZX Spectrum game Slightly Magic makes its way to modern computer and mobile platforms

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Daily Retrospektive – 04/07/2014

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- ‘Sarooo’ SD card cartridge for SEGA Saturn in development
- NES classic platform game ‘Adventure Island’ to appear on Wii U Virtual Console
- Famicom-themed iPhone 5/5S case on sale in Japan
- New Real-Time Strategy game ‘Armed for Battle’ available to order on NES
- Former Mortal Kombat game actors meet up for reunion at Galloping Ghost Arcade

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Daily Retrospektive – 24/06/2014

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- GC Lynx console mod of a GameCube crammed in to an Atari Lynx 2
- Game Boy-themed waterproof case for PlayStation Vita
- Retro-inspired runner Canabalt updated for iPhone 5/5S support
- Romancing SaGa Original Soundtrack remastered 22 years later

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Daily Retrospektive – 20/06/2014

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- Another World 20th Anniversary to hit the 3DS and Wii U eShops soon
- Super C arrives on the Wii U Virtual Console
- Doom port now available for a Commodore Vic 20
- Duke Nukem 2.5 indie developed graphical demake of Duke Nukem 3D
- Super Mario Bros. Vine Glitch confirmed on NES hardware

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Daily Retrospektive – 13/06/2014

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- Pac-Man announced as latest addition to the up and coming Super Smash Bros. roster
- Super Punch-Out!! and NES Soccer heading to the Wii U Virtual Console
- Futuristic NES motorbike racer ‘Mach Rider’ heading to 3DS Virtual Console
- Fan-made Dizzy game ‘Rainbow Jewels Dizzy’ keeps flame alive for franchise for Windows
- Hotline Miami 2 showcased at E3, game to include level editor
- VVVVVV finally available on iOS and Android devices

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Daily Retrospektive – 11/06/2014

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- Halo Master Chief Collection including old-school Halo games in new generation engine and graphics
- Grim Fandango reboot announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita, additional platforms to be announced in the future
- Tetris Ultimate announced for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One featuring 4 player competition
- Capcom announces huge list of Virtual Console games for Wii U and 3DS
- Indie classic ‘Faster than Light’ demade for Commodore 64

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Daily Retrospektive – 10/06/2014

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- E3 trailer for up and coming reboot of Abe’s Oddysee ‘New ‘N’ Tasty’ out now, game release date TBA
- Catacomb series and Hovertank 3D have been open-sourced by FlatRock Software
- TV Game 100 console features 100 8bit clones of classic games for cheap
- Official Xbox Twitter recognises Super Mario World as one of its favourite games.

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Daily Retrospektive – 06/06/2014

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- 1941 revision and many more shooters on Commodore 64 in SUECK 2014 competition
- Wario Land 4 on Wii U and Super Dodge Ball on 3DS eShops this week
- Tool-Assisted Speedrun of Super Mario World demonstrates a game completion in just over 41 seconds
- Enormous lot of retro games, computers and consoles on eBay
- Guinness-recognised Worlds Largest Retro game collection on GameGavel
- Contra (Probotector) Snow Field stage music covered on a Tuba

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Daily Retrospektive – 03/06/2014

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- Atari Landfill findings to be certified and sold, remaining to be preserved in museum
- Independently developed SNES game from 90s ‘Dorke & Ymp’ to be completed and released by Piko Interactive
- Fan-translated patch for GameCenter CX 2 on Nintendo DS is finally available
- ROM patch available to improve graphics of Super Mario Bros.

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Daily Retrospektive – 06/05/2014

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- AT Games to release ColecoVision Flashback console later 2014
- Lost Vikings & Rock n Roll Racing available for free on Battle.net
- Ed Boon responds to a Tweet about chances of Mortal Kombat games coming to Virtual Console
- Chile Newspaper lists top 10 worst games with surprising results

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Daily Retrospektive – 02/05/2014

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- Castlevania II hits Wii U eShop along with Galaga over on 3DS
- Superfrog HD available now on the iOS App Store
- New NES homebrew game ‘Star Keeper’ in development
- Retron 5 all-in-one retro console release delayed
- Legend of Zelda ‘brick’ Game Boy modification

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Daily Retrospektive – 24/04/2014

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- Arcade games coming to PlayStation 4 in Japan, West to follow suit?
- Video footage of OutRun 3D on 3DS
- List of every video game ever made available on the Internet
- Advertisement of the failed Game.com portable console

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