Welcome to issue #19, the nights get longer so a perfect time to dust off some retro games and get around to playing thatgame you have been waiting to play.
32 years ago today the SNES was launched in Japan and a life was never quite the same again. With that came one of the greatest games ever - Super Mario World – and you can relive this masterpiece here.
TecheBlog look back at the nemesis of school children in the 80’s or 90’s (which I never knew existed) – the
“Homework First” (below). Link
Did you know gaming have released an insightful video (30 mins) about every Zelda game that was never released. Link
Comicbook Gaming look back at Namco’s Star Wars game for the
Famicom which had Darth Vader turn into a scorpion, a shark, a pterodactyl, and a Wampa - not canon. Link
have a deep, well written view on the state of Retro Gaming. Joke, it’s a list of the 10 SNES games that are not as good as you remember. Link
Shigeru Miyamoto Turns 70 and Bolly Inside
look back at the career of one of the most influential names in gaming. Link
The Escapist give the “Definitive View” of the Virtual Boy (their words not mine). Link
Game News 24 have a look at some cult games for the Megadrive/Genesis. Link
Not Hardware report that Streets of Rage is being made into a film with the writer of John Wick on board. Not holding out much hope, but loved the game series. Link
And that’s a wrap! Thanks for reading and if you can share with others I would be extremely grateful!