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Pentomino – New Game Released on the Amstrad CPC

Following last year’s release of the impressive Defence–the aptly titled defense game–developer Shining have turned their hand to the puzzle genre with their latest game. With Pentomino, Shining look to have produced a mighty fine-looking puzzler.

Colour Personal Computer – A Look at the New Amstrad CPC Fanzine

Do you remember the 8-bit videogaming heyday of the 1980s? Perhaps you also remember the neat little fanzines that were being produced at the time? While these fanzines were obviously not up to commercial standard–often photocopied black and white pages with very little in the way of images–they did convey a certain tone that was […]

2016 – A Monster Year for New Amstrad CPC Games

What a year 2016 has been for new Amstrad CPC game releases. A poll being conducted on the Facebook group page Amstrad Classic Gaming and Demos provides an estimated figure that there has been a whopping 73 individual games created and developed for the Amstrad 8-bit computer this year. That’s finished games, game demos, unfinished […]

Chibi Akuma

Chibi Akuma(s) – New ‘Bullet Hell’ Shooter Blasts onto Amstrad CPC

This has been a fantastic year for the Amstrad CPC 8-bit computer with a long list of activity on the new games front and, just before the year ends, we get another fine addition to that list. Chibi Akuma(s): Episode 1: Invasion, which takes full advantage of an Amstrad CPC computer with 128k of memory, […]

Review – Spy vs Spy for Amstrad CPC

Superman, Spiderman, Batman. Comic book legends and serious heroes that you can count on to save the day…. Well thanks to Mad magazine, they created a comic strip that has become legend for quite the opposite reason and its popularity is huge. The Spy vs. Spy concept is simple.  For those not in the know, […]

Preview – Pinball Dreams for Amstrad CPC

Over 24 years ago, March 1992, Pinball Dreams was released by 21st Century Entertainment on the 16-bit Amiga home computer, receiving high praise and critical acclaim from magazine reviews across Europe. In almost every magazine, the overall ratings for Pinball Dreams were around 80% or higher. The Swedish magazine, Datormagazin (cover dated March 1992), awarded […]

Review – Frogger for Amstrad Plus

A frog jumping on logs avoiding obstacles to get to his home doesn’t sound like an interesting game but Frogger is an arcade classic.  I’m surprised Frogger was never released commercially on the Amstrad CPC.  It was a massive success back in the day, at the video arcades.  Frogger was launched onto the video game […]

CPCRetroDev 2016 Game Creation Contest

The annual Amstrad CPC game development contest called #CPCRETRODEV, held by the University of Alicante, located in Spain, has only weeks left before entries into the competition can be accepted. Now in its fourth year, the contest is open to all ages and anyone who can code and produce a game on a working Amstrad […]

Adidas Championship Football Amstrad CPC Review

The 2016 UEFA European Championship tournament is underway right now, unfortunately it is getting more attention for the fan  violence off the pitch than the actual competition. So to cast our minds away from all of that craziness, focus on the football and i look back at a soccer / football game released during the time […]

Codemasters 30 Games on 1 CD project – The Philip Oliver Interview

The behind the scenes story of what happened back in 1989 / 1990… Philip Oliver informs me that of the Oliver Twins, it was just him working on the 30 Games CD project as Andrew Oliver was busy on starting Fantastic Dizzy on NES. Philip Oliver informed me that he spent about 4 weeks work. Nov./Dec […]


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