Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast

Episode 42 - 1-Up-ing with a new podcast family! + News + 6 Good Alternate Sports Games

September 15, 2020

We're back for Episode 42

In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and discuss "6 Good Alternate Sports Games". 

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


Episode Guide


Quick Questions 3:34

Patreon 13:02

News 21:43

Eric's Take - Amiga CD32 1:19:56

Tea Time With Tim - Backup Bonanza 1:34:23

6 Good Games - Alternate Sports 1:56:29

News -   

(Cody) Mario 35th releases Mario3D allstart – Super Mario Game and Watch, and Mariokart Home Circuit – Super Mario 3D World + Bowsers Fury for Feb – SuperMario 35 Online 


(cody) Jumpin Jalopies Gets fleshed out https://megastyle.itch.io/jumpin-jalopies-full-version 

(Cody) A Short hike on Switch 

(Tim) BoxyMoxy – C64 by Anthony Savona (Planet Golf and Fix It Felix Jnr) New C64 puzzle game with PAL / NTSC support and physical release through RGCD https://rgcd.bigcartel.com/product/boxymoxy-commodore-64 

(Cody) ZXSpectrum Game – Coloco is fun 


(Eric) Mother-To-Earth Documentary release to Kickstarters this month (4 years ago). https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1168741079/mother-to-earth-a-documentary-about-earthbound-beg 

(Cody) Retrofighters Striker DC being released in colors! https://retrofighters.com/ 

(Eric) 5 New Upcoming Games for Dreamcast - https://www.inputmag.com/gaming/there-are-5-brand-new-dreamcast-games-being-released-in-2020    (Intrepid Izzy and Arcade Racing Legends look fantastic!) 

(Cody) Tony Hawk 1 and 2 Remastered - https://www.inverse.com/gaming/tony-hawks-pro-skater-1-2-release-date-remaster 

(Eric) Tiny Bobble on Amiga released 

(Cody) King of Fighters R2 on the switch https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/king-of-fighters-r-2-switch/ 

(Tim) Moose Life by Llamasoft now available on Steam for PC with VR support. Will eventually come out on PS4 with PSVR support. Another crazy shooter from Jeff and Giles. A bargain for about $8 


(Cody) Polybius ¼ Scale Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1886976084/the-polybius-quarter-scale-arcade-cab 

(Cody) Wonderswan Flash Cart v5.1 First Production Run 


(Tim) TFW8B £4.99 range of tape games now available. New titles and re-release of some familiar names with new artwork and available on new formats.  

New are: 

Crazy Blaster now comes to the Speccy and Amstrad  

Pumpkid on the VIC20 comes to tape 

Angry Dude for C16/Plus4 

Reformated on to single formats for RodMan on VIC20, C64, Speccy, MSX, Amstrad & C16/Plus4 

Now live on website: 


(Cody) Neo Geo MSVX Countertop Arcade 



(Eric) New mod / enhancement for JetPacJetPacRX - http://www.indieretronews.com/2020/08/jetpac-rx-modifiedremastered-zx-version.html 

(Cody) 8bitDo Arcade Stick Replacment https://www.8bitdo.com/arcade-stick/ 

(Tim) - Not new but worth mentioning new recreated Commodore 64 and Amiga PCB’s from Rob Taylor (@peepouk on twitter) has created the C64 “SixtyClone” PCB, Amiga A500++ and Amiga A2000 board. Rob started out with the A500+ board due to the Varta battery of death corrosion on the Amigas, now has a range of PCB’s on his Tindie store. https://www.tindie.com/stores/bobsbits/ 

(Eric) SD2Parallel by Edu Arana - https://www.arananet.net/pedidos/product/sd2parallel-for-amiga/ 

(Tim) - Hot Shot Racing – Vector / cell shaded racer from Curve Digital comes to Steam and Nintendo Switch on 10th of September. 

Switch: https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/hotshot-racing-switch/ 

Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/609920/Hotshot_Racing/ 

(Tim) - Bikers for the ZX Spectrum Next - looks like a Super Hang On type racing game. Work in progress at the moment by Cavern Games follow them on Twitter for updates @CavernGames 



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