Daily Retrospektive – 7/1/15

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- Amstrad CPC port of 1984’s Mutant Monty recreated to work in a web browser

– Steampunk inspired modification of a Game Boy

– Retro-inspired platformer ‘1-bit Ninja Remix Rush’ coming soon to iOS

– Latest ‘Teens react to…’ video is all about how they react to Mario Kart 64

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Super Castlevania IV Review

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Resident team captain of ‘Super Video Game Trivia Challenge’ Jess Wilson reviews Super Castlevania IV on the SNES. Untimely classic? Or another run of the mill platformer? Read on to find out!

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Daily Retrospektive – 16/12/2014

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- SEGA Genesis Megatron Transformer hybrid figure available for pre-order

– 80s inspired Retro racer Drift Stage greenlit on Steam

– Information leaked for a Super Mario Bros. movie by Sony Pictures

– Latest ‘Teens React to…’ covers Mega Man on the NES

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Ultracade Live: Premiere retrogaming night in City of Adelaide

Friendly reminder that Ultracade Live is on 7PM, Thursday the 18th December at La Boheme, Adelaide!

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Daily Retrospektive – 27/11/2014

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- 2000 release of Aliens vs Predator now available on Windows at Good old Games

– Fastest lap recorded in Super Mario Kart on SNES just under 56 seconds

– Cinemaware push new campaign for reboot of 1989 classic adventure game Rocket Ranger on Kickstarter

– Geeky business Tie covered in old-school Video Game controllers

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Spider-Man And The X-Men In Arcade’s Revenge (Game Boy)

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Your friendly neighbourhood video game reviewer, Michael Farina is back at it again. This time wall crawling his way through a representation of what it is to be a superhero on Game Boy.

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Daily Retrospektive – 18/11/2014

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- Super Smash Bros. demade for Texas Instruments Pocket Calculator 

– Various retro game inspired cross stitch throw rugs and blankets available on Etsy

– HDMI kits in development for Nintendo Entertainment System console to improve support on modern TV

– Zelda-themed Game Boy cartridge art piece by renowned artist Vadu Amka

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Daily Retrospektive – 13/11/2014

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- Modder crams Super Game Boy and Pokémon Blue guts in to a SNES cartridge

– Limited Edition physical copy run of Retro City Rampage DX to be released for PlayStation 4 sold out in hours

– PlayStation emulator functional on Android Wear LG G-Watch

– Music video for “She Is Young, She Is Beautiful” by Perturbator stays true to the 80s vibe and a 16-bit apocalypse.

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Daily Retrospektive – 12/11/2014

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- Easter egg found in Lemmings 2 on SNES which lets you shoot Lemmings with Super Scope

– Rumour: Trademark possibly registered for Battletoads by Microsoft

– Custom fan-made Board game made based on Castlevania games

– Retro Quest closes shop, sells remaining lot of various SNES homebrew and repro games 

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Daily Retrospektive – 05/11/2014

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- Prototype ROM for SEGA Arcade shooter ‘Hammer Away’ discovered and preserved digitally.

– SEGA plans to release the SEGA 3D Classics for 3DS in the Western market.

– Retro City Rampage DX announced for release on (just about) every modern platform

– 8-bit Luigi hidden in latest trailer for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on Wii U

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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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