Episode 393 – Not Getting Our Hopes Up

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This week we are forced to re-live one of the biggest disappointments of the last year, but Nintendo’s announcement is far from the only retro console designed for modern TV’s which we talk about this week. To distract us we’ve got an impressive new Colecovision game and a new album of Sonic remixes. Someone calculated the best way to win an old BASIC game and someone else is investigating one of the world’s longest-held high scores. We’ve got a NEO GEO art book and a couple of the usual crowd-funding bad ideas in this episode of the Retro League.

This Week in Gaming History

June 29, 2000 – Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes was released for Dreamcast

Hot Topics

WINNERS DON’T DRINK DRUGS, Limited Edition Art Apparel

“The Impossible Speedrun” – Dragster (Atari 2600)

Virtually Retro

Sega Forever (Android, iOS)

Fatal Fury 2 (Nintendo Switch eShop)

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)


New Overclocked Remix album – Speeding Towards Adventures: 25 Years of Sonic the Hedgehog

Summertime, and the lemonade is easy

Bitmap Books Announces Officially Licensed NEOGEO: A Visual History

Video: This Year’s AtGames Sega Genesis Flashback Console Looks Much Improved

Nintendo Announces SNES Classic, Comes With 21 Stellar Games

Caveat Gamer

Battle-Toads: Return To Glory


Random Links

Skate or Die Reboot [Xbox, PS2 ? Cancelled]

Chewie and Rob play Chronicles of Mystara #1

Games of The Week

Mecha8 (Colecovision)

Mario’s Tennis (Virtual Boy)

Freeloader Game of the Month

The Green Legion


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