Posts Tagged ‘amstrad’

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Revenge of the License: A View to a Kill

While Goldeneye on the Nintendo 64 is likely the first title to pop to mind when someone brings up James Bond video games, it’s far from the first game to make use of the license.  And while A View to a Kill doesn’t hold this distinction either (that goes to the more simply-named James Bond […]

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New Game: Athenor, a Graphical Adventure, the Amstrad CPC Released

Athenor is a new graphical adventure game for the Amstrad CPC that hearkens back to the days of early graphical text adventure games such as the Questprobe series. These games were known for having both graphics (top of the screen usually) and text input (bottom part of the screen). Athenor is squarely in this line […]

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New Game: R-Type 128K for the Amstrad CPC Does Port Better than Official Game

The Amstrad CPC did receive an official port of R-Type many years ago. To say it was lacking is an understatement. For one, the official port did not have a soundtrack (a big no-no in a scrolling shooter) and it was bogged down with slow down and lack of color (just look at the comparison […]

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Today in History: November 17th, 1989- Forgotten Worlds Comes Home to Genesis

Believe it or not, back in the day arcades were a big thing. For years, it was generally held that if you wanted that arcade experienece at home you got a NES. That was till Sega released the Sega Genesis in North America along with a slew of arcade titles that were closer to the […]


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