Episode 402 – One-Winged Cardassian

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This week we look back on one of the most iconic game consoles of the 70’s and 80’s and we’ve run into our closest tie yet in deciding the greatest arcade game from 25 years ago. We compare FF7 and DS9 to ancient universal stories but we are saddened by the destruction of some classic arcade games. 1992 saw the release of a decent portable Sonic game and a classic run-and-gun SNES game and we’ll be talking about both in this episode of the Retro League.

This Week in Gaming History

September 11, 1977 – Atari released the Atari Video Computer System (aka the 2600) in North America. It sold around 30 million units, the best selling console until the NES.

Hot Topics

Arcade Recommendations

Batman: TAS at 25

Virtually Retro

Double Dragon IV (Switch eShop)

Detana!! TwinBee (Wii U Virtual Console)

China Warrior (Wii U Virtual Console)


Resident Evil – Demo’d on the Sega MegaDrive / Genesis

’90s Interview With Miyamoto Reveals What He Thinks Makes His Games So Special

Arcade Raid! A Canadian Horror Story

Caveat Gamer

Nintendo 64 bundle! 64 console, 12 best games, 4 controllers,2 rumbles – $1400

Contra III: The Alien Wars – Super Nintendo

Games of The Week

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Game Gear)

Contra III: The Alien Wars (Super Nintendo)

Freeloader Game of the Month

Microm City (Game Boy Color)


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