Episode 383 – Toasters & Chainsaws

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As you may have heard in the last week Nintendo chose to discontinue their NES Classic Edition product for unimaginable reasons and we’re here to add our cynicism and grumpiness to the rampant speculation. We’ve also got a pretty crazy selection of virtual re-releases, like Disney NES games, Planescape: Torment, more NEO GEO fighters, and Wonder Boy. There’s a new SNES fighter that already feels dated and we are left to wonder how clicking can be entertaining in this episode of the Retro League.

This Week in Gaming History

April 16, 1992 – Ultima VII: The Black Gate is released for PC

Hot Topics

Starcraft source code found in the wild

Timeless sports games

Consoles you’d be perfectly happy with only one game

Virtually Retro

Planescape: Torment Enhanced Edition (Steam, GOG)

ACA NeoGeo Art of Fighting (PS4)

The Disney Afternoon Collection (PS4)

Full Throttle Remastered (PS4, Vita)

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (PS4)

Samurai Shodown IV (Nintendo Switch eShop)

News

Nintendo hates money, discontinues the NES Classic

Bill Gates thought Windows Solitaire was too hard to win

Super Nintendo’s ‘Unholy Night’ Pre-Orders Are Now Live

Florida Officials Ban Inflatable Mario And Maybe Even Freedom of Speech

Classic Arcades: Early 80’s News Reports

Caveat Gamer

Arcade Clicker

Duck Tales 2 Nes VGA 85 Silver

Random Links

The Shrak webpage

Estate sale with Odyssey and Intellivision games

Games of The Week

Shrak for Quake (PC-DOS)

Gladiator (VideoBrain)

Freeloader Game of the Month

Sir Ababol

 

 


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