Welcome to issue number 33 – this week in gaming a classic game was launched for the SNES which was widely regarded as one of the best of its genre. Here are a couple of clues to see if you can guess what it is. It had a different name in Europe and the USA and featured weapons like machine guns, flamethrowers and homing missiles. Answer at the end.
An Atari Enthusiast has made a ‘mini’ version of the Atari Lynx [RetroDodo]. Link
Polymega has announced some new products for their modular retro gaming hardware including an App front end and a new wireless controller. Link
Emulators now work on the PS5 thanks to a firmware 6.5 exploit [Wololo]. Link
Game Freaks 365 wrote an article on What made Super Mario World so good. Link
CBR announce that the mystery behind Sonic CD’s missing level has been finally solved. Link
Want to know how to build a Game Boy on a breadboard? Well, Hackaday has got a feature on this. Link
…and 8 things you should know before going (PSA Universal announced a Florida park this week as well). Link
Lists and Rankings
The Gamer have a list of 10 Video Games that were well ahead of the times visually surprised to see no mention of Another World or Flashback which felt miles ahead. Link
CBR Rank the 10 best Nintendo Franchises. Link
And there you have it. The game clues were for Contra III aka Super Probotector in Europe. For more retro gaming contact, please follow us on TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and/or join our sub Reddit. Thanks for reading!