Episode 459 – New Consoles, Seattle Grunge, and the Undead

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Among the growing mountain of new consoles being announced are a couple new ones that promise no DRM and no in-app purchases. One has the Intellivision brand behind it and the other is from a random dude who claims to have done countless hours of research. We’re stealing the Addams Family’s money and getting heartburn medicine for Christmas in this episode of the Retro League.

 

This Week in Gaming History

 

October 22, 1961 – Birthday of Mark Morgan, musician and score composer for video games, television and films

October 22, 2001 – Grand Theft Auto III was released, popularizing a genre of open-world, action-adventure video games

 

Virtually Retro

 

ACA NEOGEO 3 COUNT BOUT (Switch)

Pixel Puzzle Collection

Cozy (Windows, Mac, Linux)

Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood

 

News

 

Sega Genesis finally gets the HD console it deserves

Kickstarter – Alfonzo’s Arctic Adventure – A brand-new game for the NES

Mega CD classic ‘Double Switch’ coming to PS4 and Steam

 

Random Links

 

Winamp, the 21-year old media player, is making a comeback in 2019

Being a dad changed everything I thought I knew about video games

DC Announces Movie Adaptation of Superman 64

Alice In Chains – Bleed The Freak (Live Hellfest 2018)

Alice In Chains – Man In The Box (Live at Main Square Festival 2014)

Alice In Chains – Rooster [Live At Guitar Center]

 

Caveat Gamer

 

Disconnect Game Console

AtGames using NES roms in their “arcade” plug ‘n play system

 

Games of The Week

 

The Addams Family (TurboGrafx-16 CD)

Log Jammers (PC – Windows)

 

Freeloader Game of the Month

 

September 1999

Bonus Freeloader Game: Khimera: Destroy All Monster Girls

Bonus Freeloader Game: Mecha-Tokyo Rush

 


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