Retro Gaming Weekly News #0033

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

Should be called the Lynx Kitten

In this week’s retro gaming releases, we have Doodle World: Redrawn, which is a run re-imagining of DoodleWorld and is being released for the OG NES [Limited Run Games]. Link

After Sega took down the sale of the “Mega Book Collection” which was due to release after successful funding, the creator decided to give the book away for free [Grey Fox Books]. Link

They’re all a little looney.

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

What was this level called….?

Want to know how to build a Game Boy on a breadboard? Well, Hackaday has got a feature on this. Link

GameSpot has visited super Nintendo world and has compiled a list of the 5 things you have to do. Link

Stoned Bowser


…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

Den of Geek shares 15 things you never knew about the Sega Genesis/Megadrive (worth a look, quite interesting). Link

If you did not know about the hidden wrestler Kwang then click the picture to learn more.

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!