๐Ÿ‘พ Retro Gaming Weekly News #0059

Get ready to level up your nostalgia because Issue #59 of our retro gaming newsletter is here, blasting in like a perfectly timed warp pipe jump!

This week we feature the rebirth of the godfather of consoles, lots of re-releases and some interesting facts about a beloved console.

As ever, thanks for reading, and if you would be so kind as to share this with others in the community then I would be very grateful.

Another riddle is harder than Ghouls and Ghosts, can anyone get it?

In the week of August 28, 1993, a game took flight,

On a console where dreams reached new height.

With a feisty duo, dynamic and bold,

Embark on an adventure, a story to be told.

Navigate levels, teamwork is the key,

In this platforming gem, laughter’s the fee.

Collect items, overcome every trial,

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A rare prototype cartridge of Ghostbusters II for the NES is set to be auctioned off. ๐Ÿ‘ป [Ghostbusters News] Link

Death is but a doorway, time is but a window, I’ll be back

A new Atari 2600 console with HDMI output has surfaced, enabling it to run original cartridges while providing modern connectivity. ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ [GamesRadar] Link


The 1995 beat ’em up game “Gourmet Warriors” is set to be released on PS4, Xbox One, and Switch on August 31. ๐ŸŽฎ [Below] Link


“Valis: The Fantasm Soldier Collection III” is scheduled to release on December 7. ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ [Final Weapon] Link


The Steam Deck can now be used with an SNES dock, allowing players to experience a nostalgic twist on modern gaming. ๐ŸŽฎ [GuliKit] Link


Nightdive Studios is remastering Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion and releasing it in November. ๐Ÿฆ– [Eurogamer] Link


A Virtual Boy enthusiast is creating new technology and games for Nintendo’s console curio. ๐Ÿ‘พ [Nintendo Life] Link


The bulls went full retro with the reveal of their schedule [X]. Link

This article explores the history of video game censorship, highlighting significant moments when games faced content restrictions or alterations. ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ [CBR] Link

Here’s a list of some of the best HDMI converters for the NES to enhance your gaming experience. ๐ŸŽฎ [Cultured Vultures] Link

Here are 15 lesser-known facts about the Nintendo 64 that you might not know. ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ [Game-News24] Link

A fan-made Perfect Dark PC port showcases the community’s dedication to preserving classic games. ๐ŸŽฎ [Stealth Optional] Link

Lists & Rankings

Ranking the greatest Nintendo games of the 1980s, this article provides insights into the iconic titles that defined the era. ๐ŸŽฎ [CBR] Link

Discover 10 of the most forgettable launch games in gaming history. ๐ŸŽฎ [TheGamer] Link

Kudos if you know this launch game

Here are some of the best Sega Saturn games ranked, offering a nostalgic look at the console’s library. ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ [GameRant] Link

And thatโ€™s all we have worth sharing this week. Thanks for reading.

The Answer to the riddle: The game is “Contra: Hard Corps” for the Sega Genesis, turning 28 this week.

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