Episode 76 - Oakland Needs Kevlar Fiber Lines + 6 Good FPS Games
We're back for Episode 76!
In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and discuss 6 Good FPS Games.
We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.
6:54 Quick Questions
1:41:00 Tea Time With Tim
1:55:29 Eric's Take - Crown Jewels
2:29:38 6 Good FPS Games
(Eric) - Puzzle Bobble released on c64! https://csdb.dk/release/?id=213965#google_vignette
(Cody) Zeta Wing Going Physical with BitmapSoft
(Eric) Mortal Kombat Arcade Edition released for Sega Genesis. Upgraded sprites, voices, sound.
(cody) Vectrex Multi – Mail Plane and LightPen from VectrexMulti.com - http://www.vectrexmulti.com/order2.html#!/Vectrex-Mail-Plane-Deluxe-Edition/p/388960661/category=0
(Eric) The Brewing Academy selling Atari Stacy Laptops in various conditions - https://thebrewingacademy.com/collections/atari-st-ste-mega/products/atari-stacy-laptop-see-specifics?variant=39325095034982
(Cody) Bowser goes to jail - https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2022/02/canadian-hacker-bowser-sentenced-to-three-years-in-jail-for-crimes-against-nintendo
(Eric) Jackal - A top down shooter based around the NES version get a new Amiga v5 demo via Neeso Games! - http://www.indieretronews.com/2022/02/jackal-top-down-shooter-based-around.html#more
NEWS OF THE WIERD
(Cody) Page for the gameboy? - https://retrododo.com/gameboy-color-pageboy/
(Cody) Retro gaming watches? - https://retrododo.com/sony-sega-gaming-watches/
(Cody) Sonic Candles - https://retrododo.com/sonic-scented-candles/
(Tim) @reset64 has announced that prolific VIC20 developer “Derek” who did the awesome port of Chuckie Egg to the VIC is now close to completing “Deep Scan” that is a Sega/Gremlin arcade game from 1978
(Cody) Bullet outage in Oakland! - https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/en/news/tens-of-thousands-left-without-internet-as-multiple-bullets-hit-oakland-xfinity-fiber-cable/#:~:text=Outages-,Tens%20of%20thousands%20left%20without%20Internet%20as,hit%20Oakland%20Xfinity%20fiber%20cable&text=An%20Xfinity%20fiber%20cable%20in,that%20impacted%20nearly%2030%2C000%20people.&text=A%20Comcast%20spokesperson%20said%20that,damage%20impact%20Internet%20services%20before.
(Eric) Tallarico out as CEO of Intellivision - https://www.ign.com/articles/intellivision-ceo-tommy-tallarico-steps-down
(Cody) Tiny Dungeons for the 128k Speccy - http://www.indieretronews.com/2022/02/tiny-dungeons-high-grade-zx-spectrum.html#more
(Tim) ZX Spectrum Next tweet out render of new revision of the Next 2 board. Hoping for more actual solid information on when we will see the Next, but an update none the less!
(Cody) Stone age Gamer Virtual Boy stuff! - https://stoneagegamer.com/systems-accessories-en-12/
(Tim + Cody) Nintendo Direct happened – Announcment that from Marth 18th Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will get a total of 48 new tracks between March 2022 and end of 2023. They will be released split between 6 different DLC updates. The first wave will include tracks from the Wii, N64 and DS versions of Mario Kart. Lets-a-go !
(Tim) Also from Nintendo Direct – Nintendo Switch Sports – a reboot of one of the biggest selling console games of all time. It includes some of the classics like soccer, bowling and also some new events like Badminton and Chambara. Launch is scheduled for April 29th.
(Eric) UnDUNE II - An amazing demake of the classic RTS game DUNE II, re-created from scratch in PICO-8! - http://www.indieretronews.com/2022/01/undune-ii-amazing-demake-of-classic-rts.html
(Tim) AmiGameJam – This is a game dev competition that has been running since July 2021 and ended on the 31st of Jan 2022. All the submissions are now available on the AmiGameJam itch.io site. Including games from Amiga music legend DJ H0ffamn. There are some Konami ports of Jackal and Knightmare also a port of Green Beret and WonderBoy and a reimagined version of Command and Conquer called VanillaConquer
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