PAX Australia 2014: It’s on this weekend!

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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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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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Daily Retrospektive – 26/09/2014

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- Various 3DS SEGA 3D Classics to get physical cartridge release in Japan

– GDemu device to allow SD card reading of ISOs on Dreamcast gets Frontend update

– Collector uploads video of rare heat-reactive Atari Jaguar Coffee mug

– Game & Watch Gallery 3 and Nobunaga’s Ambition hits the Nintendo eShops this week

– Super Mario LEGO Lamp available for sale on Etsy

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Daily Retrospektive – 25/09/2014

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- Author of Blow the Cartridge kicks off new Kickstarter for new issue of the physical comic

– More evidence spotted of Super Nintendo games popping up on 3DS eShop menus

– Indie retro-inspired platform game Shovel Knight gets classified on Australian Classification site, AU release imminent

– Breath of Fire Official Complete Works art book now available for sale

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Daily Retrospektive – 11/09/2014

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- Red Bull Music Academy hosts episodic documentary about Japanese video game composers

– LED Backlight modification for SEGA Game Gear is work in progress

– Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary pre-orders available at Good Old Games and Steam

– Over 200 copies of Night Trap traded in at a second hand game store in New Mexico

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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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