Turrican + a BASIC game = ?

GOING AVERAGE

We're introducing a new section of our web: Average Stuff. Here's how it came to be. A while back, at a staff meeting (well, yeah, we're an online project, but we're based pretty much locally, the advantage of which is that we can convene…

CHASE H.Q.: LET'S GO MR. DRIVER!

Did you think that you can drive a Porsche without driving licence? In Ocean's 1989 game Chase H.Q. which is a Taito's 1988 coin-op conversion you can because they said you're the right hand of the law from Miami Vice or so. You're chasing thieves…
Recent Atari 8-Bit Ports

RECENT GAME PORTS FOR ATARI 8-BIT

In the early 1980s, Atari’s 8-bit computers were an extremely popular gaming platform. Every important game of that time (as well as most of the unimportant ones) had its Atari 400/800 version. However, that changed dramatically sometime…

GALENCIA: BIG INSECT MUST DIE!

A brand new game for the Commodore 64 in 2017? YES! Protovision, todays' only software house producing exclusive C64 games has, among others, released a new shoot'em-up game based on the aged Galaga: Galencia by Jason Aldred. But why the hell…
Mash-up of title screens from the C=64 and CPC versions

TRAFFIC

I like big, epic games. Turricans, Nobby the Aardvark, Dragon Wars – that kind of stuff. But every now and then I just don’t feel like immersing in a game for hours or even days. And then it’s time for some of the great game miniatures…

COOKIE

Wait... Cookie? I've heard this before. Oh yeah, I remember! I played it as one of the very first games on my Spectrum. One of the Ultimate Play The Game's early 16K games. Excellent game on the Speccy. Cool graphics, very good sound, and superb…
Flame of the Month: Druid

DRUID

Flame of the Month, as the name suggests, is going to be a regular feature where our guest editors will review a game on all the major 8-bit platforms. The first Flame comes from Commodore Crusader. Jason Wotnau and Akio Tenshi would like to…
F1 Manager II Title

FORMULA 1 3D: F.1 MANAGER II

Let’s start with a very scientific-looking chart that explains the difference between writing about contemporary games and retrogaming journalism. On the vertical axis, we’ll have game quality. On the horizontal axis, we’ll have advertising. At…

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COMMENT OF THE MONTH

“Well, great game, my Speccy’s favorite. I love that smooth gameplay and perfect sound design. Thanks for review, shame on you, C64!”

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