No idea when this came out (VST .dll in zip is 10-jan-2006) but this pretty GTG synth is definately worth mentioning.
GTG Sputnik 2000 is a retro effects synth based on three Phase Modulation oscillators and 1 analog oscillator. It has LFO, chorus and reverb.
Sputnik 2000 comes with 97 presets in the categories bass, percussion, pads and fx.
Visit GTG Synths for more information and a link to download GTG Sputnik 2000.