๐Ÿ‘พ Retro Gaming Weekly News #0085

Issue number #85 – both the Master System and the NES were released in 1985 making it a symbolic year in the world of console gaming as it recovered from the โ€˜83 crash.

In this weeks newsletter we cover the biggest gaming flops, learnings about the video game crash, the worlds smallest Game Boy is being sold, Mother 3 is available on the Switch (in Japan) and a lot more!


๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Explore the new Mother/EarthBound-themed Nintendo G-Shock watch. [CBR] Link

๐Ÿ” Discover the fascinating world of the Epoch Cassette Vision, now playable via emulation after 43 years (below). [Time Extension] Link

๐ŸŽฎ Discover a fan-translated Fist of the North Star RPG for the Nintendo Famicom. [Time Extension] Link

๐Ÿ” Can a lawnmower run Doom? Find out in this intriguing port. [YouTube] Link

๐Ÿ’ฐ An ultra-rare Zelda game could snag more than ยฃ700,000 at auction. [Kotaku Australia] Link

๐Ÿ’ป Bitcoin ordinals: Nintendo 64 emulator. [Cointelegraph] Link

๐Ÿ•น๏ธ N64 comes to Evercade โ€“ is Dreamcast next? Never say never. [Time Extension] Link

๐Ÿšซ Mother 3 creator politely asks fans to stop asking for a release in America. Link

๐Ÿ”„ The Tetris world record has been obliterated. [Time Extension] Link


๐ŸŽฎ Learn how to play Mother 3 and other Japan-only games with Nintendo Switch Online. [GameSpot] Link

๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Dive into the world of NES VR with the Power Glove website. [UploadVR] Link

๐ŸŒ Explore the impact of the video game crash of 1983 on modern-day society. [Game News 24] Link

๐ŸŽฎ The smallest Game Boy in the world can be bought on AliExpress and has emulators. [Gear Rice] Link

๐ŸŽฎ Discover the biggest console flops in gaming history. [Wealth of Geeks] Link

๐Ÿ”ง Learn about the latest advancements in portable N64 modding. [Hackaday] Link

๐ŸŽฎ Explore the history of gaming consoles and home entertainment systems. [EarlyGame] Link

๐ŸŽฎ Discover how a used Sega Genesis changed Tamoor’s life. [AOL Lifestyle] Link

๐Ÿฆ‡ Explore every Batman game in order. Link

๐Ÿš€ Star Wars Arcade for Sega 32X has got it where it counts, kid. [Madras Tribune] Link

Lists & Rankings

๐Ÿ‘ป Uncover the best horror game for every year in the 90s. [GameRant] Link

๐ŸŽฎ Discover the best NES games of all time. [ScreenRant] Link

๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Challenge yourself with the 20 hardest Sega Genesis games. [Yardbarker] Link

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