Episode 446 – Chasing the Popular Trends

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This week we’re making our controllers wireless and researching a Super Famicom game with a generic title. We wonder if kids these days are so impressionable that they would rush out and buy luxury cars just because they saw one in Mario Kart. We remember Suncoast stores and the Rock is looking back on his younger self in this episode of the Retro League.

This Week in Gaming History

July 26, 1967 – Birthday of Tim Schafer

Virtually Retro

DOOM PIT – Exclusive physical release has been announced for the speccy

Astronomer (Atari 2600)

Prisonnier II – A New Game for the Sega Master System

Mega Man X Legacy Collection (Switch)

Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 (Switch)

Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2 (PS4)

ACA NeoGeo League Bowling (Switch)

Arcade Archives: City Connection (Switch)

News

Make Your Official NES, SNES And Mega Drive Controllers Wireless With 8BitDo DIY

Nintendo Virtual Boy emulator lets you enjoy VR like it’s 1995 again

Mattel Is Releasing Mario Kart Themed Hot Wheels Racers

Arcade Raid! Warehouse Find, UK

Nintendo Sues Console ROM Sites For Mass Copyright Infringement

Nintendo wants GitHub to shut down Game Boy Advance emulator (that was also distributing roms)

Mini Commodore 64 is coming to North America on October 9

Hardware Classics: Uncovering The Tragic Tale Of The Philips CD-i

Caveat Gamer

Trog Nintendo NES Video Game Cart

Random Links

How to work around the VB’s color limitations

The Jimquisition: A Frustrated Post-Mortem Of Lawbreakers, Radical Heights, And The Culling

Games of The Week

Trog (NES)

Battle Master (SNES)

Freeloader Game of the Month

Unreal Tournament for Atari 2600

 


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