Weekly Retrospektive – 29/4/16

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– John Romero and Adrian Carmack kickstarts new 90s inspired FPS

– Mario Party N64 ROM hack suite PartyPlanner64 in development

– Analogue and 8Bitdo releases Bluetooth dongle made for NES

– SEGA launches new Mega Drive hub frontend for Steam

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Weekly Retrospektive – 22/4/16

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– Indiegogo campaign commenced for ‘THE 64’ revived Commodore home computer & portable

– Kickstarter campaign commenced for documentary focusing on history of game box artwork

– Pang Adventures now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam, iOS and Android

– Super Mario Bros. speedrun (any%) world record broken at 4:57.260

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The 8-bit Magazine Kickstarter

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Paul has a chat to John Kavanagh, a vintage computer fan who has an 8-bit computer magazine project on Kickstarter.

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Weekly Retrospektive – 18/3/16

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– Pre-Alpha gameplay trailer released for System Shock Remastered

– Eight Bit Magazine Kickstarter for 8 bit computer collectors and users

– Earok rereleases Apocalypse, Strike and ZeeWolf games for Amiga CD32

– Super Mario Kart and F-Zero (SNES) out on New 3DS this week

– Indie Metroidvania hit Axiom Verge heading to PS Vita, Xbox One and Wii U

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Weekly Retrospektive – 4/3/16

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– Probe Entertainment founder Fergus McGovern passed away at age 50

– Kickstarter campaign commenced for replacement Nintendo 64 controller thumb sticks

– Masters of Orion Collector’s Edition on GoG to include reboot

– Postal Redux coming to Steam and PS4 this year

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Weekly Retrospektive – 19/2/16

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– RETRO:VGS Coleco Chameleon news and Kickstarter date announced

– ZX Spectrum Vega + handheld console announced

– Fan-made compilation album Chronicles of Time features covers from Chrono Trigger

– NECA Toys announces new series of action figures based on NES Contra game

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Weekly Retrospektive – 31/10/2015

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– Day of the Tentacle: Special Edition showcased at IndieCade 2015

– SEGA promises going back to roots for Sonic’s 25th anniversary

– Versus! Bomberman for iOS and Android coming soon

– Don Bluth ‘fires’ up Kickstarter for Dragon’s Lair: The Movie

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Daily Retrospektive – 25/8/15

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– Retro inspired twin stick shooter Tower 57 nearing end of Kickstarter campaign

– Wireless transfer system developed for Amstrad CPC games from PC 

– River City Ransom: Underground on Steam Greenlight, gameplay trailer released

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Daily Retrospektive – 14/8/15

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– Capcom announces Resident Evil 2 HD, video released thanking fans

– Details released for upcoming RETRO VGS console with date for Kickstarter campaign

– Enormous lot sold on Yahoo Auctions containing every single PlayStation game officially released

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Daily Retrospektive – 7/8/15

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– New gameplay video for upcoming mobile game ‘Pac-Man 256’ for iOS and Android

– Latest Arcade Archive addition ‘Karate Champ’ available now on PSN Store

– Kickstarter campaign commenced for Next Gen NES 8bit Video Game Controller

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Daily Retrospektive – 29/7/15

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– Peripheral company Razer Inc acquires OUYA company 

– Release date for (old-school) Sonic clone Freedom Planet announced for Wii U

– Unofficial faceplate for New 3DS depicting look of Game & Watch available soon

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Daily Retrospektive – 22/7/15

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– Insert Coins kickstarter commenced for documentary focusing on Midway Games in the 90s

– Jeremy Soule’s soundtrack from Secret of Evermore remastered by Sean Schafianski and available to purchase

– Latest Humble Bundle features classic SNK games for Android phones and tablets

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Daily Retrospektive – 15/7/15 (2 sleeps till AVCon)

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– Release trailer for Syndicate Wars spiritual successor ‘Satellite Reign’ available

– Action figure inspired from NES Alien 3 game available at Thinkgeek

– Developer working on recreating Dazzeland Rollercoaster in VR Gear

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Daily Retrospektive – 8/7/15

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– Classic flight game Thrust to be rebooted as S.T.O.M.P., campaign on Kickstarter commences

– Video comparison of upscaling on Analogue Nt NES clone compared to original NES hardware

– Tetris clone ‘Falling Blocks’ in development for ZX Spectrum

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Daily Retrospektive – 7/7/15

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– SEGA Master System Brawl updated recently featuring more stages and fighters to the roster

– Bing search engine includes Bing Pong for nostalgic time wasting

– Mighty No. 9 developers Comcept announce Red Ash, takes pages from Mega Man Legends

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