1st August 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 01/08/2014 - Retrospekt →

- Pop’n Twinbee Rainbow Bell Adventure to hit the Wii U eShop this week

- New Homebrew game ‘Justice Beaver’ coming to Wii U and SNES platforms

- World record Ocarina of Time speedrun beaten again by 19 seconds

- First Hucard game in 20 years ‘Atlantean’ completely sold out, more batches in the works


31st July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 31/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- Virtual Boy VUE-Debugger development kit and multiplayer link cables spotted on Yahoo Auctions Japan

- Trailer for Landfill documentary ‘Atari: Game Over’ by Xbox now available

- Controversial arcade game Death Race has been recently ported to Magnavox Odyssey 2

- Beta 1 of Elite: Dangerous now available for download with enormous changelog


30th July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 30/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- Killer Instinct 2 Classic spotted for classification rating on Korean Game Rating Board

- NECA announce new Batman action figure coloured to the 8bit NES design from the game

- 2 Mello releases Hip Hop EP dedicated to hit Japanese retro gaming show: GameCenter CX

- Mobile puzzle game 2048 ported now to SEGA Mega Drive 


29th July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 29/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- 32MB Flash Cartridge developed for Intellivision

- Strange “infinite” 1up trick discovered in Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels

- The latest retro console to get a Flappy Bird demake is Game Boy

- Doom is now playable on an Automatic Teller Machine.. Machine


28th July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 28/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- 1989 Cinemaware classic adventure ‘It Came from the Desert’ to be released for Mega Drive officially

- Duke Nukem 3D on SEGA Mega Drive to also be released officially via Piko Interactive

- Mobile puzzle game ‘2048’ ported to Nintendo Entertainment System and Famicom

- Good old Games rolled out support for Linux Operating System

- Goldeneye multiplayer maps created in 2013 release of Rise of the Triad


25th July 2014

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Daily Retrospektive - 25/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- Upcoming Commodore 64 game Jam It featured at AVCon 2014 Indie Games Room

- NES-inspired bluetooth controller ‘NES30’ available for purchase

- Mega Man 5, 6 and Battle Network to appear on the Wii U Virtual Console this week

- 3D Realms releases teaser for Major Stryker reboot 

- News on upcoming film ‘Pixels’ starring Adam Sandler and Peter Dinklage


24th July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 24/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- Homebrew Exolon clone Kyd Cadet 3 now available for ZX Spectrum

- King of Fighters ‘98 to come to iOS and Android ‘soon’

- Metal Slug AES Collection up for grabs on eBay in one huge lot

- Artwork from NeoGAF of modern games if they were PlayStation 1 demakes


23rd July 2014

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Daily Retrospektive - 23/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- Photos, scans and videos emerge of the cancelled Panasonic 3DO M2 console and games

- Smooth McGroove covers Temple/Palace theme from Legend of Zelda II

- 8-in-1 SCART switch made for die-hard retro gamers

- Super Famicom controller themed pouch for PlayStation Vita


22nd July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 22/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- Super Noah’s Ark 3D to get HD treatment by Pico Interactive

- Photo from AVCon 2014 of Duke Nukem meeting the voice of Duke Nukem (Jon St. John) 

- Version 20.0 preview of graphically violent mod ‘Brutal Doom’

- Petition on change.org for a new Crash Bandicoot game for new gen PlayStation


18th July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 18/07/2014 (AVCon starts tonight!) - Retrospekt →

- EzeeCube Media Centre campaign on Indiegogo to add a retro console module for expansion

- Shantae and Spelunker arrives on 3DS Virtual Console, Earthbound finally arrives on Wii U Virtual Console

- Fantasy Zone II to be next SEGA 3D Classic to appear on 3DS

- Screenshots for cancelled Duke Nukem: Endangered Species appear online

- Second trailer for up and coming Angry Video Game Movie now available


17th July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 17/07/2014 (One sleep till AVCon) - Retrospekt →

- Duke Nukem 3D Hi-Res Pack and eDuke are two programs you want to use to re play a classic

- 3D Realms has new logo, familiar characters from past Apogee & 3D Realms games included

- Level 1 Boss from Altered Beast made as a statuette available for preorder

- EPONA USA mashes Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time with Daytona USA


16th July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 16/07/2014 (Two sleeps till AVCon) - Retrospekt →

- Flappy Bird demake now available for Nintendo Entertainment System

- Latest trophy announced for upcoming Super Smash Bros. game is.. Rayman?

- Developer who is porting Apple II Lode Runner to TrS80 porting to Neo Geo too

- Modified multiplayer table with Nintendo 64 built inside


15th July 2014


Daily Retrospektive - 15/07/2014 (Three sleeps till AVCon) - Retrospekt →

- New trailer for Mortal Kombat X introduced Raiden to the fighting roster

- amstradtoday.com hosts homebrew games for Amstrad computers

- Reboot of classic Amiga platformer ‘Superfrog HD’ now available for Android

- Another Virtual Boy promotion video ripped and preserved digitally on YouTube

- Be sure to check out: The Indie Games Room at AVCon 2014


14th July 2014

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Daily Retrospektive - 14/07/2014 (Four sleeps till AVCon) - Retrospekt →

- Experiment showcasing what happens to a Sonic game when 13 Sonic & Knuckles carts are stacked up on top of each other

- Indie-developed ‘Shadowcrypt’ inspired from both Castlevania and Legend of Zelda II available for purchase

- BigBoy Advance console modification gives Game Boy Advance an 8” screen

- Officially-licensed SEGA Mega Drive Megatron Transformers preorders begin in Japan


11th July 2014

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Daily Retrospektive - 11/07/2014 - Retrospekt →

- Homebrew developer Orion demonstrates Hybrid CD containing PC Engine, Windows and Jaguar games on one disc. 

- Super Mario World glitch discovered nearly 24 years later enabling cloud power up in Yoshi Island stage 2 

- Donkey Kong, Metroid and Kid Icarus to make their way to the Wii U Virtual Console with heavy discounts

- Buck Rogers prototype discovered for Super Nintendo which later became Jim Power

- 1991 ZX Spectrum game Slightly Magic makes its way to modern computer and mobile platforms