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Fans to Port Minecraft to Amstrad CPC, With Your Help

Minecraft, the little block breaking/building game that Microsoft decided was worth quite a bit of money is getting an, obviously, unofficial port to the Amstrad CPC.  This is not endorsed by Microsoft, and likely to be shut down once they find out about it, so don’t go bugging them to find out the release date.  […]

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Preview- Prohibition Java Remake, an Amstrad CPC Classic Now Java App

Markus Hohmann, has just released a Youtube preview of his upcoming Amstrad CPC game remake of “Prohibition”.  The game originally made for arcade machines, in 1986 by Taito Corp, was called Empire City 1931 and was later ported to home computers under the name of Prohibition.

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New Game: Bomberman Homage MegaBlasters- Escape from the Castle in the Clouds Released, 20 Years After First Title

Most gamers wouldn’t be able to recall Odiesoft’s mega hit game MegaBlasters released on the Amstrad CPC some 20 Years ago.  A Bomberman styled clone, it received critical acclaim from gamers and the gaming industry alike.  Amstrad Action issue 111, gave it a massive overall score of 94%.  Now 20 years on, the guys at […]

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Top 10 Amstrad CPC Arcade Conversions (Awesomeness Can’t be Confined so We Goto 14)

Not another top 10 list you moan, I’ve seen them all before you say.  Others will be moaning a top 10 list is not practical you really need a top 20. Well stop your moaning, why? Because I said so and because here is, the Amstrad CPC’s best arcade game conversions and they’re just as […]

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Review: Switchblade for the CPC Gaming Computer

For 10,000 years he slept.  His mind feeding on the nightmares of the weak. Now he has awakened, as the night bled crimson the fireblade shattered and its power died.  Then the slaughter began.  They never thought he would return.  Now HAVOK reigns the under city. I am Hiro, the last of the bladeknights, I […]

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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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