Episode 424 – Hardcore Game Art Collector

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This week Nintendo is trying to use old games to entice us to buy their newest systems. We won’t be tempted because we’re following the twisted road of Tetris publishing rights. Sega has the answer for your power adapter needs, while the Atari name-owners continue their desperate grab for cash. We may be seeing the end of physical media for music, but we do have a new Sonic the Hedgehog boardgame in this episode of the Retro League.

This Week in Gaming History

February 21, 1986 – Nintendo releases the Famicom Disk System add-on

Virtually Retro

L’Abbaye des Morts (Genesis)

The Tomb of Dracula (ZX Spectrum)

Drakkhen – A 1980’s to 90’s retro RPG is coming to Steam

Bomberland (C64)

Airaki (Game Boy Color)

NEOGEO 2020 SUPER BASEBALL  (Switch)

ImageFight and ImageFight II (Wii U Virtual Console)

Aegis Defenders (Switch / Steam / PS4)

News

Kickstarter – Sonic the Hedgehog: Battle Racers

40 Winks – A New Nintendo 64 Game

Got Bob Wakelin’s Original Art For NES Contra? You’re Sitting On $100,000

This NES ROM is a ZIP of its Source

Legendary Nintendo Developer Takehiro Izushi Has Officially Retired

Use IFTTT to Find Cheap and Free Video Games Online

Super NT review

Review of the Daytona Arcade Museum

Caveat Gamer

Atari Is Launching a Cryptocurrency Because That’s Just What a Company Like Atari Does Now

Secret of Mana review – It’s no secret: This remake disappoints

Random Links

Archeologists Discover Four Guys in Dorm Still Playing GoldenEye

Best Buy will end sales of CDs by July

Nostalgia Critic & The Last Angry Geek – Batman Forever

Games of The Week

Ski or Die (NES)

Space Invaders (Atari 2600)

Freeloader Game of the Month

SyntaxBomb

 


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