Episode 143 - Sega's Surprise
On an otherwise quiet day in May 1995 Sega shocked the video game industry by releasing their next-gen console, the Saturn, four months ahead of schedule. This week on The Retro League podcast we're looking back on that day and the first batch of games available for the Saturn. We also debate how much a Neo Geo clone system is worth and do a little arcade bar-hopping.
This Week in Gaming History
August 12, 1981: IBM PC first Rolled Out
reproduction cart companies
Game Storage Shelfs?
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special (Virtual Console)
Pitfall reimagined (iOS)
The surprising, stealth rebirth of the American arcade
Wreck-it-Ralph creators on using actual video game characters
Rare Super Nintendo cartridge sells for $12,000
Actor who played Mario retires
Neo Geo Returns With $200 20th Anniversary Console
Games of the Week
Daytona USA (Sega Saturn)
Did you know gaming?
Video Game Rescue
I was a teenage hacker
Freeloader Game of the Month
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