Daily Retrospektive – 18/09/2014

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- Gauntlet reboot available mid next week on Steam for Windows

– Video demonstrating what SNES Game music would sound like on Mega Drive chipset

– C64 homebrew game ‘Powerglove’ available for order + downloads for modern computers

– Complete archive of 80s TV game show Starcade available online

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Daily Retrospektive – 15/09/2014

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- New Mexico City Council decide to auction 800 copies of E.T. (Atari 2600) from landfill

– Pac-Man themed restaurant and venue ‘Level 257′ to be opening in Chicago, US

– Donkey Kong Country re-created in Doom via GZDoom mod

– Man in Sonic suit races a train for Two Kilometres

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Daily Retrospektive – 28/04/2014

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- Largest video game urban legend confirmed as true as folks dig up landfill in New Mexico full of Atari junk
– Earthbound, USA documentary in production due in 2015
– Indie-developed ‘Secrets of Grindea’ pays tribute to JRPGs reminiscent of Secret of Mana
– Various Korean exclusives on SEGA Master System discovered and preserved digitally
– CosmoWright beats own fastest time once again in Ocarina of Time speedrun

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Daily Retrospektive – 12/02/2014

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- Daytona USA turns 20 in March
– Former Bullfrog head and developer Peter Molyneux considers Dungeon Keeper reboot ‘ridiculous’
– New and existing line of Rockman/Mega Man merchandising coming out
– Soft Cell’s 80’s classic ‘Tainted Love’ and music from Final Fantasy VII recreated on Floppy and Hard Disk Drives

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Daily Retrospektive – 15/11/2012

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- Release dates for Jet Set Radio on iOS, Android and Vita announced
– Trailer to 8bit movie ‘The Hit Squad’
– Mega Man games are coming back
– Photos from a serious gaming pad
– ‘Mario Theme’ played on a Balalaika

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Daily Retrospektive – 25/06/2012

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- Project Fedora news
– Centipede: Origins (iOS/Android)
– Spy VS Spy (iOS) news
– James Rolfe & Mike Matei panel at TooManyGames
– Curse of Monkey Island Demake (New Video)

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Dave’s Daily – 23nd August 2011

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- US SNES turns 20 today!
– Mario pipe Coffee Mug
– Alien Space Retro (iOS)
– USB Pac-Man Ghost Lamps

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Dave’s Daily – 3rd August 2011

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- Pixelated Samus Costume
– Mortal Kombat 2 ROM hacked allowing playable secret characters
– Defender of the Crown (iOS) street release date announced
– NTSC-J & NTSC-U PS1 games coming to PSN

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Super Mario Brothers 2: Why the hate?

Written by Paul Monopoli   Super Mario Brothers 2. When I say it today 2 games might enter your mind: Super Mario USA & The Lost Levels. Mario USA obviously being the game released in the Western world as SMB2 & The Lost Levels being the Japanese SMB2. Most Western gamers were introduced to the Japanese […]

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