Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast
Episode 16 - The One With The Offensive Danish Accent + Battle Of The Systems - Donkey Kong Colecovision vs. GameBoy

Episode 16 - The One With The Offensive Danish Accent + Battle Of The Systems - Donkey Kong Colecovision vs. GameBoy

August 17, 2019

We're back for Episode 16

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and compare Donkey Kong versions.

We are NOW doing news for the first monthly episode and then catching up later in the month.

 

Episode Guide

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Quick Questions - 1:45

News: 20:58

Battle Of The Systems: Donkey Kong Colecovision vs. GameBoy: 1:12:00

 

News 

PS Plus Games - Wipeout Omega Collection and Sniper Elite 4,  

Switch – KungFu Heroes and Vice: Project Doom 

Vasara Collection 

Limited Run Metal Slugs and Weird Star Wars Stuff. 

Hyperkin – Mega Cat Studios games – THE DUKE for PC,  

Remaster of Ducktales being removed 

Grand Tour The Game? 

(Eric) Bitmap Books To Release Metal Slug: The Ultimate History 

http://www.retrocollect.com/News/bitmap-books-to-release-metal-slug-the-ultimate-history.html 

Serious Duke 3D - A remake (and reimagining) of the first episode of Duke Nukem 3D 

 

Amiga 1500 is released? 

 

Escape From Dinosaur Island DX - A new ZX Spectrum Adventure from Adventuron 

 

TG16 mini – confirmed M2 and games list 

  • Dragon Spirit (1988) 
  • Galaga ’88 (1988) 
  • The Genji and the Heike Clans (1990) 
  • The Legend of Valkyrie (1990) 
  • Seirei Senshi Spriggan (1991) 
  • Spriggan Mark 2 (1992) 

 

(Eric) ZX Spectrum Next update  

https://www.vintageisthenewold.com/zx-spectrum-next-full-production-should-start-in-the-coming-weeks/ 

 

-cody - THE SWITCH LITE! And the switch revision with longer batter life 

 

WEIRD GAME TITLES -(is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon?) (fightCrab) 

 

(Eric) Juan Martinez - @reidracUchūsen Gamma, a new MSX shooter in development. Looking good! 

https://twitter.com/reidrac/status/1160187477900087296?s=20 

Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure with upwards of 70 voiced characters gets a release 

 

(Eric) The Evercade Handheld's Latest Cartridge Features Several Rare SNES Games 

(Lost opportunity not allowing portrait tate mode.) 

(cody) The Shadow over Hawksmill - A dark C64 Cthulhu inspired game gets its first footage 

Head Over Heels - Top quality remake of an isometric retro classic. 

 

Pico Interactive Collection 1 

  1. Brave Battle Saga
  2. Water Margin
  3. Magic Girl
  4. Dorke and Ymp
  5. Switchblade
  6. Way of the exploding fist
  7. NightShade
  8. Top Racer
  9. Tinhead
  10. Radical Rex
  11. Jim Power – The Lost Dimension
  12. 8-Eyes
  13. The Immortal
  14. Dragon View
  15. Drakkhen
  16. Power Punch II
  17. Power Piggs of the Dark Ages
  18. Iron Commando
  19. The Humans
  20. Canon – Legends of the New Gods

 

(cody) Fishing Spirits come to switch in Japan 

 

(Eric) “GoldenEye 25” is due August 2022… - unofficial unreal engine conversion 

https://www.funstockretro.co.uk/news/watch-goldeneye-007-is-being-recreated-in-unreal-engine/ 

 

(Eric) Double Sided Games opens up pre-orders for Vegetables Deluxe (C64) 

https://www.vintageisthenewold.com/double-sided-games-opens-up-pre-orders-for-vegetables-deluxe-c64/ 

 

 

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Episode 15 - Amazon vs. Brick&Mortar: FIGHT! + 6 Good “Gaiden” Games

Episode 15 - Amazon vs. Brick&Mortar: FIGHT! + 6 Good “Gaiden” Games

July 29, 2019

We're back for Episode 15

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and pick 6 good "Gaiden" games.

Episode Guide

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Quick Questions 1:30
News 8:54
Eric's Take 1:17:50
Cody's Big Review 1:27:45
Cody's Corner 1:28:28
6 Good "Gaiden" Games 1:45:48

News 

Unofficial Mr. Do! On ZX Spectrum (E) 

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/06/mr-do-unofficial-zx-spectrum-conversion.html 

Special Tee Shot – Kirbys Dream course found. 

http://snescentral.com/article.php?id=0037 

HORI ANNOUNCES DAEMON X MACHINA GRIP CONTROLLER FOR NINTENDO SWITCH (E) 

https://nintendosoup.com/hori-announces-daemon-x-machina-grip-controller-for-nintendo-switch/ 

Raspberry Pi 4 

Berzerk - Classic 1980's arcade game by Stern gets a NES Conversion (E) 

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/07/berzerk-classic-1980s-arcade-game-by.html 

Death Weapon - Blasting wave quotas via an Arena C64 shooter by C64CD (E) 

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/07/death-weapon-blasting-wave-quotas-via.html#more 

E3 Anouncements 

New Panzer Dragoon Game , Contra Rouge Corps, Trials of Mana, Dark Crystal Tactics (netflix 4 switch) 

The Messenger New DLC, New Battletoads game, River City Girls 

Intellevision Amico is real? 

Evercade is Real?  Atari Collection 1 and 2, Namco Collection 1 and 2, Data East Collection, Interplay 1 and 2, Megacat Studios Collection 

Arcade 1up – TMNT, Xmen, and Star Wars? 

Erics N64 Video Cable? 

PlayStation Classic 128GB Retro Console bonanza! 

RUN DEMON RUN - Endless C64 runner released over the weekend through Psytronik (E) 

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/07/run-demon-run-endless-c64-runner.html 

TheC64 – Full-size model with a working keyboard can be in your hands in December 2019! 

C64,Vic20, Game Carosel, 50/60mhz, microswitch controllers, power adapter included. 

https://www.vintageisthenewold.com/thec64-full-size-model-with-a-working-keyboard-can-be-in-your-hands-in-december-2019/ 

SD2SNES Pro released  200 rather than 150 and amazon   and N8 Pro 

Samurai Showdown Neo Geo Minis  

https://www.snk-corp.co.jp/us/press/2019/051701/ 

TerraOnion Mega CD 

https://shop.terraonion.com/en/products/16-megasd_megacd_segacd_fpga_cartridge.html 

TG16 Mini 

released in Japan as the PC Engine Mini and in Europe as the PC Engine Core Grafx. It’ll have two USB ports for controllers and support a five-way multiplayer adapter. Other versions of the system have different games announced so far. For example, the PC Engine Mini is confirmed to include Castlevania classic Dracula X: Rondo of Blood. The games announced so far are: 

  • R-Type 
  • New Adventure Island 
  • Ninja Spirit 
  • Ys Book I & II 
  • Dungeon Explorer 
  • Alien Crush 

The Sorrow of Gadhlan' Thur - A high quality MSX2 Action RPG from Kai Magazine 

Kai Magazine software is a small group of Spanish indie videogame developers for MSX2 computers. 

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/07/the-sorrow-of-gadhlan-thur-high-quality.html 

 

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Episode 14 - Our FIRST Anniversary Episode!!! + Battle Of The Systems - Castlevania

Episode 14 - Our FIRST Anniversary Episode!!! + Battle Of The Systems - Castlevania

July 15, 2019

We're back with Episode 14 - Our very first anniversary!!!

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on what they've been playing and adding to their collections.

In the "Battle Of The Systems" segment, they cover two Castlevania "style" games:

Castlevania (NES) vs. Master Of Darkness (SMS)

 

Episode Guide

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Quick questions 2:22

Catching up 14:12

Battle of the systems - Castlevania 2:01:23

 

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Episode 13 - Be E(3)xcellent To Each Other + 6 Good N64 Games

Episode 13 - Be E(3)xcellent To Each Other + 6 Good N64 Games

June 25, 2019

We're back for Episode 13! 

 

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and pick 6 good N64 games. 

 

Episode Guide

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Quick Questions 1:58

News 5:37

6 Good Games 1:22:10

Eric's Take 1:40:18

Cody's Big Review 1:52:47

Cody's Corner 1:53:28

High Score Results 2:08:36

 

Show Notes

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Super Spectrum World

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/04/super-spectrum-world-play-through-lots.html#more

Colors for the Amico

https://twitter.com/Intellivision/status/1138104685380792321

Atgames Seems To Be Testing The Waters With A Full-Size Arcade Cabinet Full Of Roms Legends Ultimate

http://www.8-bitcentral.com/blog/2019/legendsUltimateGame.html

You May Have Thought The Ouya Was Long Gone, But It's Official End Is Still A Month Away

http://www.8-bitcentral.com/blog/2019/ouyaDOTtvSite.html

Flufy Cleaning Co. - A Procedurally Generated Jet Set Willy Clone for Windows

Robots Rumble - A great puzzle game for the Commodore 64 has been released

Realms of Quest V for the Vic-20 from Double Sided games - also Winterdane - Double Sided Games announces a new C64 Rogue Dungeon Crawler!

 

SlipStar - Another awesome looking C64 Shoot em up in dev by Sarah Jane Avory

Wolfling Enhanced - RGCD announces Nesdev game will be coming to the Amiga, C64 & PC/Linux/MacOS!

Coco Banana - Going Banana's for this new Amiga game by Amiten Software

Jump! - Amiga version of Yoomp! has been announced

Hyperborea - A Bullet Hell shooter is coming to the Amiga

A work in progress Mario clone for the Commodore Amiga

H.E.R.O 68k - HOT NEWS as this classic game is coming to the Amiga as a remake!

ZX SPECTRUM - Operation: Labyrinth Fall - Ross Adkin's latest speccy game

Percy Penguin in the Present Palaver - Feeling festive early in this new ZX Spectrum game

PSX Breakout Board (VGA, SVIDEO Component, Composite) By @Tinkerplunk

https://twitter.com/Tinkerplunk/status/1137046727268155392

Arcade 1Up - Golden Tee cabinet – Trackball – 299.00

https://arcade1up.com/products/golden-tee

 

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Episode 12 - It Didn’t Taste Like Chicken + Battle Of The Systems - Splatterhouse

Episode 12 - It Didn’t Taste Like Chicken + Battle Of The Systems - Splatterhouse

June 12, 2019

We're back with Episode 12 and have exciting news! Starting with this episode, we will be releasing TWO episodes a month, instead of one. Based on feedback we received, we are making each episode a bit shorter, but all our usual content will be there, but split between two episodes each month. Enjoy!

Thank you for listening! 

 

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on what they've been playing and adding to their collections.

In the "Battle Of The Systems" segment, they cover two Splatterhouse games:

Splatterhouse (TG16) vs. Splatterhouse Wanpaku Graffiti (NES)

 

Episode Guide

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Quick questions 1:38

Catching up 14:42

Battle of the systems 1:34:10

 

 

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Pixel Gaiden High Score Challenge - Neutron on the C64

Pixel Gaiden High Score Challenge - Neutron on the C64

June 5, 2019

This month's Pixel Gaiden High Score Challenge is Neutron by Sarah Jane Avory on the Commodore 64! Post your scores here on Twitter at @pixel_gaiden or email podcast at pixelgaiden.com and we'll post them on the web site and announce on next episode. Entries must be in by Saturday June 8th at midnight PST. You must have something in the pic showing the words Pixel Gaiden.

High Scores

1. @_SP175_ - 94,600
2. @oddba1149 - 69,500
3. @Amon_RA - 63,200
4. @saxion - 48,600
5. @duhproject - 39,400
 
Episode 11 - We’re bringing the MSeXy Back! + 6 Good Atari 2600 Games

Episode 11 - We’re bringing the MSeXy Back! + 6 Good Atari 2600 Games

May 16, 2019

Welcome back for another episode of Pixel Gaiden!

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on what they've been playing and adding to their collections.

In the "6 Good Games" segment, they cover Atari 2600 games!!!

Episode Guide

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Quick Questions 4:07

Catching Up 27:10

Battle Of The Systems 2:34:00

Eric's Take 2:57:00

Cody's Big Review 3:15:18

Cody's Corner 3:16:02

News 3:35:40

6 Good Games 4:18:52

 

Show Notes

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SNES Gradius 3 Patch

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/05/28-years-later-hacker-fixes-rampant-slowdown-on-snes-gradius-iii/

New NeoGeo Systems? NG2 and NG3 along with new MS

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/04/snk_is_making_new_neo_geo_hardware_as_well_as_a_new_metal_slug

Amico – Earthworm Jim Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d06t0xSOLOg

https://www.nintendoenthusiast.com/2019/05/01/earthworm-jim-intellivision-amico-exclusive/

ZXNext Update

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/04/neutron-awesome-looking-c64-shoot-em-up.html

ZX VGA Joy – VGA and Kempston input for your ZX Spectrum

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/04/zx-vga-joy-new-hardware-for-your-speccy.html#more

RiverRaid Reloaded - A new River Raid clone released for the Amiga

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/04/riverraid-reloaded-new-riverraid-clone.html

First Images Of Cartridge-Based Retro Console The Evercade Revealed

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/04/first_images_of_cartridge-based_retro_console_the_evercade_revealed

Night Knight MSX Game

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/05/night-knight-new-game-coming-to-msx.html

FoxyLand - A charming platformer is coming to the Sega Mega Drive

Realms of Quest V - An eye opening RPG for the VIC-20 coming July 1st, 2019

PONG 4K - A wicked Amiga CD32 Pong stye game now as a boxed edition

Sydney Hunter and the Caverns of Death - In development Sega Master System version of a great game teased

Micro Mages - New NES platformer hits the stores

Sinden Light Gun – Kickstarter 3 times more than goal

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sindenlightgun/the-sinden-lightgun

 

 

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Episode 10 - We think we’re turning British, we really think so! + 6 Good Licensed Games

Episode 10 - We think we’re turning British, we really think so! + 6 Good Licensed Games

April 11, 2019

Welcome back for another episode of Pixel Gaiden!

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on what they've been playing and adding to their collections.

In the "6 Good Games" segment, they cover licensed games!!!

 

Episode Guide

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Quick Questions - 3:03

Catching Up - 19:15

C64Ever Reviews (Product) - 2:14:00

Battle Systems - 2:38:26

News - 3:03:19

Eric's Take - 3:40:06

Cody's Big Review 3:54:37

1st $100 Switch 3:55:23

Time Pilot Results 4:19:50

6 Good Games (Licensed) - 4:21:46

 

Google’s Stadia

http://8-bitcentral.com/blog/2019/googleStadia.html

Read more at https://gematsu.com/2019/03/konami-50th-anniversary-arcade-classics-castlevania-and-contra-collections-announced-for-ps4-xbox-one-switch-and-pc#m5JK5CR0flysg7Zl.99

Mega65?

http://c65gs.blogspot.com/

Vector Patrol for sale now!

http://kristofsnewvectrexgames.comli.com/

SpectraNet – ZX Spectrum

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/03/spectranet-ethernet-based-zx-spectrum.html

Dwarf Fortress – Now with graphics and sound

https://www.pcgamer.com/dwarf-fortress-is-coming-to-steam-with-graphics-and-mod-support/?utm_content=buffer0a4f7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=buffer-pcgamertw

Our Sinclair – New ZX Spectrum Podcast by Amigos!!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/our-sinclair-a-zx-spectrum-podcast/id1454120857?mt=2

New Genesis Mini

https://kotaku.com/sega-will-release-the-genesis-mini-on-september-19-1833681956/amp?__twitter_impression=true

Dangerous Driving – Xbox one, ps4, steam

http://www.threefieldsentertainment.com/our-games/dangerous-driving/

 

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Time Pilot (MAME or real arcade only) High Score Challenge

Time Pilot (MAME or real arcade only) High Score Challenge

April 2, 2019

This month's Pixel Gaiden High Score Challenge is Time Pilot! Real arcade or MAME only - no console or computer ports. Post your scores here on Twitter at @pixel_gaiden or email podcast at pixelgaiden.com and we'll post them on the web site and announce on next episode. Scores are due on April 8th at Midnight.

High Scores

@ne1for23 - 164,700

@duhproject - 136,800

@oddba1149 - 128,400

 

Episode 9 - The Future *Really* was 8-Bit! + 6 good arcade games that were better on home consoles.

Episode 9 - The Future *Really* was 8-Bit! + 6 good arcade games that were better on home consoles.

March 15, 2019

Welcome back for another episode of Pixel Gaiden!

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on what they've been playing and adding to their collections.

In the "6 Good Games" segment, they cover arcade games that were better on home consoles!!!

 

Pack Rat - http://www.packratvg.com/vechbrews.html

 

AV Adapter for TG16

https://www.hyperkin.com/av-adapter-for-turbografx-16-hyperkin.html

 

TIC80 – Fantasy Computer

https://tic.computer/

 

2018 Demake Jam

https://itch.io/jam/demake-jam/entries

 

Superimpulse ltd micro gamer credit card arcades

https://9to5toys.com/2019/02/13/super-impulse-micro-arcade/

 Thalamus Lunark announcement - C64 and Spectrum Next?

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/canarigames/lunark?fbclid=IwAR084-NYQ-gfmH6d0sjBq8B2q1tz5kqx1MaYvkyE3krel-roD2N9naGBagA&ref=617086&token=f89b3bea

 Fantastic Dizzy - Sega Mega Drive / Genesis game prototype discovered

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/03/fantastic-dizzy-sega-mega-drivegenesis.html

Old Towers – ZX to Genesis

https://retrosouls.itch.io/old-towers

Bio Evil - Isometric Resident Evil on the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis now with sound! 

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/03/bio-evil-isometric-resident-evil-on.html

 

Riki and Vicki 7800 game

http://www.penguinet.net/Games/Rikki_Vikki/Purchase/index.php

 

Mojon twins Anthology NES

http://www.infiniteneslives.com/mojoniantales.php

New ergonomic Dreamcast controller Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1247448559/next-gen-dreamcast-controller?ref_tag=thanks_tweet

 

Bruce Lee – Return Of Fury (Free sequel to Bruce Lee - 1984)

https://megastyle.itch.io/bruce-lee-return-of-fury

 

Wargroove Patch for Switch

https://www.polygon.com/2019/3/6/18253582/wargroove-quality-of-life-update-speed-difficulty

 

 

 

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