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New Jaguar Game in the Works Called JagZombies

Do you know what you get when fans figure out how to make games for their favorite consoles? You get stuff that is unique, often quite different than what was released commercially. Take for instance JagZombies, a work in progress title for the Atari Jaguar console. This is a lightgun style game pitting you against […]

The Arcade Game Designer Interviews #1: Douglas Bagnall

Arcade Game Designer (or AGD), created by Jonathan Cauldwell, is a programming tool for coding games on 8-bit computers, specifically the Sinclair Spectrum and Amstrad CPC computers. It allows anyone with or without coding experience to learn how to code and create a game on these early 8-bit computing systems. I have been fortunate enough to […]

Chibi Akumas: Episode 2 – Confrontation, Shooter Sequel Blasts onto Amstrad CPC

It was on the last day of 2016 — a fine year for gaming for the Amstrad CPC — when gamers got to experience the madness of the ‘bullet hell shooter’ that was Chibi Akumas: Episode 1 – Invasion, and now, just in time for Halloween 2017, the sequel has landed. And just like the […]

Space Escape, Action/Puzzle Platform Game Released for the ZX Spectrum

With all the recent hype surrounding the C64 Mini, it’s nice to see some releases for other 8-bit computers. And with Space Escape, we have a new action puzzler platform game to play with on the ZX Spectrum.

Ghost for MSX Computer

MSX Receives Ghost, a 2D Side Scrolling Action Adventure, Beta

The MSX gaming computer never made a significant impact in North America but over in Japan, it had quite a following. Enough support that Microsoft released a follow up computer called the MSX2, and a few other variations. Interesting that the MSX ran an extended version of Microsoft BASIC and yet still, developers were able […]

Space Cactus Canyon Atari 2600

Space Cactus Canyon Enters Beta on Atari 2600

Life as a cactus is not exactly a life of action. You pretty much stand there in all the heat all day and soak up what little water you can. That is a normal cactus. The last cactus on Earth, who just happens to be the star of Space Cactus Canyon on the Atari 2600, […]

Haunted Halloween 86 NES

Haunted Halloween 85 and 86, Horror Homebrew Games for NES

It is not all that often that I get to cover something really cool. I know, a lot of you have already gotten, beaten, and probably shelved Haunted Halloween 85 but what about Haunted Halloween 86? This article is more for the people new to homebrew/independent development of games, those that are old hats in […]

Monty Mole and the Temple of Lost Souls Released on ZX Spectrum

Back in the 1980s heyday of the ZX Spectrum, Gremlin Graphics enjoyed huge success with a series of games featuring their Monty Mole character. The series has recently been resurrected with the release of Monty’s Honey Run in January 2017, and now its follow up, Monty Mole and the Temple of Lost Souls, is here.

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 […]

Atari Lynx shooter

New Atari Lynx Shooter Weltenschlachter Completed

The Atari Lynx is the recipient of a new side scrolling shooter called Weltenschlachter, say that three times fast, which reminds us of Yar’s Revenge.


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