Retro Gaming Weekly News #0017

Welcome to issue #17! On the 9th November 1996 Sonic 3D Blast was released for the Genesis. 3D is a very optimistic word for this game, but you can play it here.

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Do you like Casio G-Shock watches? Do you like Super Mario Bros? Then Casio have got you covered. Reported by Crunchyroll. Link

A mere $150 for this non smart watch

Can you name every Nintendo console in chronological order? I thought I could, but if you need a reminder, ScreenRant have got a list. Link

Which is the best?

The year is 2022, you decide you want to build a new NES from scratch – well, you can! Here is a guide from Low Budget reported by Adafruit. Link

A smart chap has managed to stream and record Game Boy games using the OG hardware – using a Pi. Toms Hardware report. Link

Think you know your NES games, well The Express have a quiz to test your knowledge. Link

Kotaku reports that Luigi’s mansion was due to launch on the N64 DD. Link

Luigi’s Mansion Could Have Been A Nintendo 64 Disc Drive Game
I want an N64 disk drive

Inverse has an article on one of the hardest games ever, Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts. Link

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KitGuru report that the next Sega mini console will be decided by fans. Which would you like to see (a mini Saturn would be cool). Link

SVG report one how a lost ”Risqué” Sega Saturn game was finally found. Link

blue face
Risqué indeed.



A nice article on Japan’s love affair with gaming, lots of retro goodness covered – thanks to Time Square Chronicles. Link

GameRant list the best consoles of the 80’s. Which would you pick as #1 (comments below). Link

Popular Mechanics have a nice article looking at the 50 years of Atari and question how the pioneer of home gaming failed to capitalise on their early start. Link

Thats all for this week, thanks for reading and if you have any suggestions you can let us know on Instagram, or Twitter– or just drop a note in the comments.