Daily Retrospektive – 02/09/2014

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- Hyrule Warriors September DLC to include Link’s shield and sword from Legend of Zelda (circa 1986)
- Monkey Island Scumm Bar LEGO set concept on Lego Ideas
- Spot Goes to Hollywood prototype discovered for SEGA 32X
- Chrono Trigger designer wanted game to be a series like Final Fantasy

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Daily Retrospektive – 27/08/2014

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- Capcom to re-release classic fighting games to the arcades in Japan
- Top-down adventure game ‘Elysian Shadows’ successfully Kickstarted and coming to Dreamcast and modern platforms
- Mojon Twins release top down adventure game Godkiller for ZX Spectrum 128
- Breath of Fire: Complete Works art book available for preorder at Amazon.com

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Daily Retrospektive – 26/08/2014

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- PC Engine/TG-16 games rumoured to appear on Wii U Virtual Consoles in the West
- Unreleased Virtual Boy game Fishbone finally released for purchase
- Storybundle this month contains loads of game-related eBooks
- Retro Console Rap Battle with SEGA VS Nintendo

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Daily Retrospektive – 15/08/2014

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- Discounts on NES games for NES Remix owners on Wii U
- Game Boy port of Mega Man III arrives on 3DS
- USB-GDROM and CDROM cards for SEGA Dreamcast and 3DO consoles developed to play .ISO of games you own
- Retro-inspired drift-racing game ‘Drift Stage’ oozes of 80s
- Robin Williams was inspiration for Sid Meier’s name to be added to the start of every game

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Daily Retrospektive – 29/07/2014

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- 32MB Flash Cartridge developed for Intellivision
- Strange “infinite” 1up trick discovered in Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels
- The latest retro console to get a Flappy Bird demake is Game Boy
- Doom is now playable on an Automatic Teller Machine.. Machine

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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 – 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 – 16/07/2014 (Two sleeps till AVCon)

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- Flappy Bird demake now available for Nintendo Entertainment System
- Latest trophy announced for upcoming Super Smash Bros. game is.. Rayman?
- Developer who is porting Apple II Lode Runner to TrS80 porting to Neo Geo too
- Modified multiplayer table with Nintendo 64 built inside

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Super Video Game Trivia Challenge at AVCon 2014

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Returning to AVCon 2014 is the Super Video Game Trivia Challenge!! Debuting at AVCon in 2012, hosted by myself, Paul, the show has gone from strength to strength. We started out in AVCon’s smallest panel room, which we promptly packed out! It was a total shock to us that so many people would want to […]

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AVCon 2014: It’s THREE WEEKS AWAY!!

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The AVCon Website says it all! We are three weeks out from one of the greatest anime & video game conventions in the southern hemisphere!! Since 2010 Retrospekt have been a part of this massive community event, showcasing consoles, running stage events and introducing the Super Retro Game Trivia Challenge. You’re probably wondering what you […]

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Daily Retrospektive – 18/06/2014

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- ‘Unlimited’ life glitch never discovered in Super Mario Bros. until 29 years later
- Retro-inspired iOS platform sequel Mos Speedrun 2 teased at TouchArcade
- Puzzle Bobble 4 coming to PlayStation 3, PSP and Vita
- Instructional video from 1992 demonstrating retail display units for NES, SNES and Game Boy

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Daily Retrospektive – 12/06/2014

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- Open-world Legend of Zelda confirmed for release on Wii U
- Nintendo to release Gamecube adapter and re-release controllers for Super Smash Bros.
- Mario Maker level editor lets you create Super Mario Bros. levels on Wii U
- Star Fox will be coming out for Wii U, experimentation/development 6 years in making
- Teaser released for up and coming ‘Doom’ reboot
- Elite: Dangerous E3 2014 trailer

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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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The Zone Q&A with Richard ‘Bev’ Parnell (PAX Australia 2013)

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Before Good Game, before Attack of the Show, before GameCenter CX there was a video game show on national television in Australia called The Zone. The video above is a recording taken at PAX Australia 2013 featuring screening of 3 episodes of The Zone including a Q&A session with one of the folks who were on the show; Richard ‘Bev’ Parnell.

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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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