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The Retro League – 175 – Virtually Defunct

ep175[1]Episode 175 van de Engelstalige podcast The Retro League is uitgekomen met de volgende retro onderwerpen:

This week we’re looking back on the death of the Virtual Boy. We have a lot of virtually retro games on a lot of systems. Missile Command has a new high score and someone risked their job to prevent the destruction of a Robotic Operating Buddy.

  • April 1 1976: Apple Inc founded
  • Retro game cleaning
  • Duck Tales HD!!!
  • Retronauts funding a kickstarter
  • Battle High 2 (PC)
  • Kwik Snax (Flash)
  • Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (XBLA)
  • Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition (Steam)
  • Hogs of War (PSOne Classics)
  • Nobunaga’s Ambition: Iron Triangle (PlayStation 2 Classics)
  • The Art of Fighting 3: Path of the Warrior (Wii Virtual Console)
  • The Last Door – point-and-click adventure horror game (Chapter 1)
  • Final Fantasy V (iOS)
  • Legend of the River King (3DS Virtual Console)
  • Plasma Sky (Android)
  • Gunslugs (Android)
  • Knil, a new 8-Bit Nintendo game styled after Zelda
  • 56 hours, 81m points, and the fall of Missile Command’s 30-year-old-record
  • ELGATO Game Capture HD: The Retro Review
  • GoldenEye (unreleased)
  • Vertical Force

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The Retro League – 174 – Cutting Off the Add-on

174[1]Episode 174 van de Engelstalige podcast The Retro League is uitgekomen met de volgende retro onderwerpen:

This week we look back on the death of the Sega 32X. We also investigate a first-person shooter on Game Boy Color, muddle through the complexities of gender in gaming and have trouble with the pronunciation of PS1 import titles.

  • Konami was founded March 21, 1969 and on March 19, 1973 became Konami Industry Co., Ltd. who created video games.
  • Worth it?
  • Games you wish you had as a kid
  • 8-bit music videos
  • Darkstalkers Resurrection (XBLA, PSN)
  • Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream (Wii U Virtual Console)
  • Mega Man 3 (3DS Virtual Console)
  • Kessen II (PlayStation 2 Classics)
  • Favorite Dear: Enkan no Monogatari, First Queen IV, Mahjong Uranai Fortuna: Tukino Megamitachi, Motorhead: High Velocity Entertainment, Rung Rung: Oz no Mahou Tsukai, Sentimental Graffiti, Trump Shiyouyo! (PSone Imports)
  • Midwest Gaming Classic – Raven Software Headlines 2013 Panels & Presentations
  • Dad hacks Donkey Kong for his daughter; Pauline now saves Mario
  • Tyrannosaurus Tex Game Boy Color prototype
  • Space Harrier (32X)
  • Spider-man: Web of Fire

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The Retro League – 173 – The Sega CD’s final spin

e173_logo[1]Episode 173 van de Engelstalige podcast The Retro League is uitgekomen met de volgende retro onderwerpen:

This week on The Retro League podcast we continue our series on final releases with the Sega CD. Although its life was cut short by the Saturn we remember it fondly. We also look back at a video game movie flop, some new retro gaming software & hardware, and ponder whether a game can accurately recreate the prison experience.

  • March 12, 1999 – Wing Commander bombs at the box office
  • March 2013 finds
  • Underdog favorites
  • Poll: Favorite era for video game music
  • Midnight Club: Street Racing (PlayStation 2 Classics)
  • Midnight Club II (PlayStation 2 Classics)
  • 9 Months In (PC)
  • Wrecking Crew (3DS Virtual Console)
  • The King of Fighters ’98 (Wii Virtual Console)
  • New PC Engine Super CD-ROM2 game – Pyramid Plunder
  • RetroN 4 console to play NES, SNES, MegaDrive and GBA games
  • The real Zelda timeline that Nintendo doesn’t want you to see
  • Kickstarter: Super 4 in 1 Multicart for the SNES
  • The 7th Guest 3 is In Development and Coming to iOS
  • Eternal Champions: Challenge from the Dark Side
  • Shining Forc CD

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The Retro League – 172 – The Ancient King After His Prime

Episode172[1]Episode 172 van de Engelstalige podcast The Retro League is uitgekomen met de volgende retro onderwerpen:

This week the Retro League is joined again by Chewie to reflect on the final games released for the venerable NES. Is it better to burn bright and quickly or fade away slowly into obscurity? How are sandwiches related to retro games? How is being a CEO like playing Battletoads? Which PS2 games still have servers online? The answers to some of these questions and lots of random banter can be found in this episode.

  • March 4, 1982 – Atari wins lawsuit against makers of K.C. Munchkin
  • Lost Games
  • Ever play a game so much you can see it when you shut your eyes
  • Interesting names for video game enemies
  • World Heroes Supreme Justice (PC)
  • Bombermine (HTML5)
  • Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)
  • Retro City Rampage (WiiWare)
  • New Atari 2600 podcast
  • Outgoing Groupon CEO compares his time at the company to Battletoads
  • Nintendo Ephemera: Now You’re Playing With Paper!
  • Sega Ages: Blockbuster Video World Game Championship II
  • 1 More Castle: The Android App
  • Wario’s Woods
  • Sunday Funday
  • Mega Man 6

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The Retro League – 171 – Life and Death of the Atari Lynx

e171_logo[1]Episode 171 van de Engelstalige podcast The Retro League is uitgekomen met de volgende retro onderwerpen:

This week on The Retro League podcast we’re digging a big hole to bury the Atari Lynx. It was an impressive handheld but didn’t fare well against the Game Boy and suffered an early demise. We also debate whether reality shows are staged and try to figure out how someone can play Q*Bert for 84 straight hours.

  • February 26, 1981 – Pro gamer Fatal1ty born
  • February 22, 1964 – Ed Boon born
  • Random Game Challenges
  • Time for gaming?
  • Nintendo World Championship on Pawn Stars
  • Capcom Arcade Cabinet: Retro Game Collection (PSN)
  • Ys I & II Chronicles+ (Steam)
  • F-Zero (WiiU Virtual Console)
  • Yoshi (3DS Virtual Console)
  • Man claims world record by playing Q*Bert for 84 hours in Hunterdon arcade
  • 1Up and GameSpy shut down
  • Neo Geo X additional game cart, system update, travel case and ‘Rocket’ cable slated for April launch
  • Eye of the Beholder (unreleased prototype) (Atari Lynx)
  • Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom (Atari Lynx)

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The Retro League – Episode 169 – Huge in Brazil

e169logo[1]Episode 168 van de Engelstalige podcast The Retro League is uitgekomen met de volgende retro onderwerpen:

This week on The Retro League podcast we look at the death of the Sega Master System in North America and its incredible longevity in Brazil. We also talk about an unreleased Atari 2600 computer attachment, rare Nintendo figures, Final Fantasy bargains, and how the game industry would look today if Microsoft bought Sega in 2000.

  • February 10, 1983 – Atari unveils My First Computer
  • Bang for your buck
  • Final Fantasy 9
  • PlayStation Home Arcade (Vita)
  • Mega Man 2 (3DS Virtual Console)
  • Tempest for Atari 5200
  • Get Various Final Fantasy PSN Titles For 50% Off
  • Nintendo Trophy Figures
  • 8-bit Edgar Allen Poe travels a Victorian-era game seeking a killer and inspiring literary cred
  • Kickstarter – Worlds of Wander Platform Game Creation Tool
  • Microsoft almost purchased Sega to compete with Sony
  • Mortal Kombat II (Sega Master System)
  • Golden Axe Warrior (Sega Master System)

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The Retro League – Episode 168 – Midnight Ninjas

e168_logo[1]Episode 168 van de Engelstalige podcast The Retro League is uitgekomen met de volgende retro onderwerpen:

This week on The Retro League we bid farewell to the Atari 7800. Although best known arcade ports, its final games included a tribute to a 1960s TV show and an unexpected genre crossover. We also cover the latest Virtual Console releases, talk about 16-bit RPGs that may or may not take place on Earth, and wonder how much a 30 year-old prototype computer is worth.

  • Feb 5, 1997 – The first public MAME (0.1) was released by Nicola Salmoria
  • RLF poll series #5 – Age when you first played video games
  • Google Asteroids (HTML5)
  • Ice Climber (3DS Virtual Console)
  • Metal Slug 4 (Wii Virtual Console)
  • Psychology of Majora’s Mask: Clock Town
  • Why XSEED isn’t touching Retro Game Challenge 2
  • The price is wrong: This lovely 10MHz home computer, yours for only $3,240
  • Canon Questions – Is the Blue Planet in Final Fantasy IV Earth?
  • Ninja Golf (Atari 7800)
  • Midnight Mutants (Atari 7800)

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