RetroCollect FM - Retro Gaming Podcast - Issue 21: Cancelled Games

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In the world of cinema, the term ‘development hell’ is regularly bandied about when describing a production that has been passed from director, to studio, to producer - often with the cast being changed drastically.

Very often, these movies never see the light of day and remain the fodder of forum chatter. Games are no different, and over the years many a game has been teased through blurry screenshots in magazines of yesteryear, only for the trail to suddenly go cold. Months pass with no news of that particular title you were looking forward too…and then you find out it has been quietly cancelled. Sound familiar? Some of these cancelled games end up on other platforms in vastly altered states, but many of them never see the light of day. In this latest issue of RetroCollect FM, your hosts Chris, Katsu and Tom discuss the games they were looking forward to, but simply vanished from release schedules. In some cases they did appear in different forms, but in others they disappeared without a trace.


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Last Updated ( 23 August 2015 )  


Katsu is RetroCollect's indestructible bullet hell spaceship! With a love of all things Shmup, Fighting, Arcade & 2D. When he's not out delivering retro related challenges at gaming events? He'll most likely be scouring the site or twitter, whilst playing 4 Pokémon games simultaneously!?

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+1 (Link to this comment) btribble 2015-08-18 15:05
Love the Jaguar talk of course! I've always wanted to see what the unreleased Phear looked like on the system. It turned into N64's Tetrisphere after Nintendo bought out the devs.
(Link to this comment) T Moleman 2015-10-25 12:37
I wanted you guys to mention Half Life on DC,it was a dick move by Sony and could have potentially breathed live into the DC.

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