Daily Retrospektive – 17/12/2014

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- Doom celebrates 21st birthday, John Romero shares unseen artwork to be used in game on Twitter

– 1996 1st person RPG Strife to be rereleased on Steam and Good old Games

– Mario Amiibo gets modded to look like U.S. NES Open Golf Mario 

– Retro-inspired RPG Bit Dungeon 2 released for iOS, Android and Steam for Windows and OSX

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Daily Retrospektive – 12/12/2014

- Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire to appear on Wii U eShop this week

– 3DS Virtual Console Japan webpage shows more hints of Super Famicom (SNES) games to appear on the eShop

– Cinemaware classic medieval adventure game Defender of the Crown returns to the iOS App Store

– Unofficial beat’em up ‘Final Fight Alpha’ combines Final Fight and Street Fighter Alpha

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Daily Retrospektive – 5/12/2014

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- S.C.A.T., Shadow of the Ninja, and Crash ’n Boys the Street Challenge appear on the Wii U and 3DS eShops in Europe

– Classic action adventure game Tomb Raider II released on iOS App Store 

– Crowdfunding campaign for SNES Homebrew platformer ‘Justice Beaver’ commences on Indiegogo

– Metal cover of the Central Park music from The Last Ninja 2 

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Daily Retrospektive – 26/11/2014

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- Results of winners from game development competition for Amstrad CPC #CPCRetroDev available

– Reproduction carts of western release of Rendering Ranger ‘Targa’ for SNES available for order reservation

– SNK announces Metal Slug Revolution for iOS and Android offering new spin to classic franchise

– 2D retro-inspired platformer ‘Buck and Miles’ Kickstarter campaign commenced

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Daily Retrospektive – 24/11/2014

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- Insane speedrun of Doom 2 done in just over 23 minutes including the Wolfenstein 3D levels

– Wolfenstein 3D recently updated for iOS with iOS 8 and iPhone 6 support

– Homebrew platformer ‘Justice Beaver’ to get Kickstarted for SNES and Wii U

– Documentary ‘Atari: Game Over’ now available on Xbox

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Daily Retrospektive – 19/11/2014

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- Game Boy Advance emulator GBA4iOS 2.1 released but may be broken on iOS 8.1.1? 

– Homebrew Gauntlet clone ‘Pandemic’ released for ZX81 home computer

– Nearly US $40,000 raised from auctioning off Atari 2600 games from New Mexico landfill

– Parody game ‘Desert Bus’ recreated for Oculus Rift

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Daily Retrospektive – 17/11/2014

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- Taito announces Arkanoid vs Space Invaders for iOS and Android combining two gameplay elements

– ‘PC Engine Memories Turbo Duo Edition’ compilation released with translated versions of classic PCE games

– (The better) Amiga Dick Tracy game ported to Windows

– Super Bad Mario makes life hell for folks in real life like Street Trollers and More troll Kombat

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Daily Retrospektive – 11/11/2014

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- Footage released of unreleased Sonic game on SEGA Saturn: Sonic X-Treme

– New Bomberman made and released in Japan for iOS and Android. West to follow suit? 

– Video demonstrating cancelled Homebrew game Joust Evolution on Vectrex

– Legend of Zelda: A Link between Worlds blankets available as either world map or portraits of heroes. 

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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 – 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 – 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 – 09/10/2014

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- Cinemaware’s Wings to be rereleased in original form as Kickstarter backer extra along with Wings: Remastered

– Prototype SEGA Graphic Board for the Master System found on eBay and sold

– Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is getting unofficially ported to the Game Boy Colour

– Reference video showcases title screens of just about every Game Boy game made

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Daily Retrospektive – 07/10/2014

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- “Before Mario” book available for pre-order which delves in to Nintendo’s history prior to Mario

– retro-inspired edutainment game Hiragana Pixel Party Kickstarted to be on multiple platforms

– Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior unofficially rereleased for Windows and SEGA Mega Drive

– Images from magazine referring to now long cancelled Saturn release of Wing Commander III

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