Episode 337 – You’ve Gone Back Too Far

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Although virtual re-releases were missing this week we made up for it with extra news. We feel we can finally put to rest the competition for the Donkey Kong high score. We find out which games have communities around them that are completely obsessed and we find games with soundtracks that we want more of in this episode of the Retro League.

 

This Week in Gaming History

May 15, 2000 – Square released Vagrant Story for PS1

 

Hot Topics

Lego Ideas – Sega Classic Arcade Machines

new Dreamcast game – Xenocider (Space Harrier influenced)

Terms your JRPG player can relate to

 

News

Exploring the Strange World of ‘Shenmue’ Video Game Fandom

The Legend of Zelda and Sonic the Hedgehog Are Inducted Into the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Undisputed: Wes Copeland Sails Past Donkey Kong’s Finish Line With A Score Worthy Of The Ages

Virtual Boy games as they should have been, thanks to Google Cardboard

Footage of the cancelled 16-bit Akira game arrives from 1994

Unreleased Snow White NES Game at Long Last Lives Happily Ever After

Atari Classics ‘Missile Command’ And ‘Centipede’ To Receive Movie Adaptations

 

Caveat Gamer

RetroGame new console !

Gameboy Advance SP – $90

 

Random Links

Kristof’s New Vectrex Page For New Games

Irondequoit Mall photos that will instantly transport you to the 90s

The RPG Consoler – Game #55: Order of the Griffon

 

Games of The Week

Demon Attack (Atari 2600)

Buzz Bombers (Intellivision)

 

Freeloader Game of the Month

Daikatana (Game Boy Color)

 


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