Following the success of Bitmap Books’ Kickstarter campaign for Commodore 64: A Visual Commpendium, which recently released exclusively through Funstock.co.uk, the publisher has put Commodore Amiga: A Visual Commpendium up on the crowdfunding site. And no sooner has it done so than the campaign has gone nuclear, exceeding its £25,000 goal within the first day […]
Not too long ago the new owners of a well travelled Bill’s Tomato Game prototype cartridge announced they’d be releasing a reproduction run for the Mega Drive. After selling all 100 copies that had been made, it was suggested that a ROM of the unreleased title would be made available to download – something which […]
If the news that Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis was getting a HD remake wasn’t enough to get you in the mood for adventuring, then this will. Members of the Adventure Game Studio forum have bunched together to give Day of the Tentacle the same treatment – a stunning update using modern visuals […]
Back in July 2013 it was announced that a MicroSD card enabled flash cartridge was heading to the Mattel Intellivision. After a good year in the works, fans of the retro console will be pleased to know that they can finally get their hands on the newly named HIVE cartridge.
It may look simple by today’s standard, but Stern’s Berzerk was a big deal upon release. It featured fantastic gameplay, innovative ideas and some truly chilling speech. It also inspired Eugene Jarvis to make the amazing Robotron: 2084. Creator, Alan McNeil explains how it all began. Until Pac-Man’s arrival on the scene, it was Stern […]
In 1987, LucasArts (then “Lucasfilm Games”) released their popular SCUMM-based computer game “Maniac Mansion“. Being a success, the game was ported to a variety of different computers, eventually also getting a port to the Nintendo Entertainment System. Thanks to the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…