Episode 437 – Stationary Sonic and the Return of Pogs

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This week we wonder how many ‘Johny Turbo’s there are, but we know exactly what percentage of people who will get the upcoming FF7 HD remake have played the original. We’re video game hipsters because we haven’t played the most popular games on a lot of retro systems, and classic Mega Man is coming to Nintendo’s latest system. We don’t understand the popularity of Pogs or how you would put them in an augmented reality cell phone game in this episode of the Retro League.

This Week in Gaming History

May 21, 1984 – Atari 7800 Announced, Atari 5200 Discontinued

May 22, 1998 –  Epic MegaGames, Digital Extremes, and Legend Entertainment release Unreal for Windows

Virtually Retro

Bounder (Android)

Mega Man Legacy Collection (Switch)

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 (Switch)


Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Super Burger Time (Switch)


A ‘To The Moon’ Animated Feature Film Is in Development

Ballads of Hyrule

Composer Nobuo Uematsu Is Confirmed For Final Fantasy VII Remake’s Production

Streets Of Rage Composer Yuzo Koshiro Is Contributing To 198X’s Soundtrack

Caveat Gamer

Pogs are returning as an augmented reality game apparently

Vintage 1986 Nintendo Control Deck Super Mario Brothers Game With Box


Games of The Week

Xevious (Arcade)

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Handheld LCD Game)

Freeloader Game of the Month

Mini Doom 2


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