Star Sabre 128k released on Amstrad CPC

An updated 128k version of the Amstrad CPC game Star Sabre has been released by Axelay, which takes advantage of the extra 64k of memory. The game, which was originally released last year, is a classic style side-scrolling shoot-’em-up with some great graphics and gameplay. The game was rather harshly reviewed in the Amstrad Action tribute issue, so here’s hoping we can make amends with [... read more ...]

Retro Remakes Competiton 2008: the winners

All the results for the Retro Remakes competition 2008 are now in. The coders had toiled away for months developing their remakes with 50 entries competing for six categories, it looked like being an impossible task to pick out the winners… but they managed it, overcoming such problems as the website being hacked to death and PCs crashing. So here are the results in numerical [... read more ...]

Commodore Free issue 27

Commodore Free issue 27 (Volume 3 Issue 2) is out now. Commodore Free, which is dedicated to Commodore computers, is available to download in either PDF, text, seq, D64, or html format. This issue has the usual news and articles, plus a couple of in-depth interviews with Simon Quernhorst (homebrew coder) and Simon Owen (Sinclair Spectrum, Vic 20 emulator creator). Visit the Commodore Free website [... read more ...]

MSXdev08 results

The annual MSXdev contest has come to an end. The judges have now tested all twelve brand new games that were entered and the votes have been tallied up: 1. Deep Dungeon 2. I Need Speed 3. La Corona Encantada 4. Danger Tower 5. Peek-A-Boo For the full rundown and more details of each game entry, visit the MSXdev website.

Retroaction featured in Mirco Mart

Retroaction has made it to the news-stand shelves, albeit a “big up” in Micro Mart… “Retro In Action There’s a new fanzine hitting the virtual shelves for we retro enthusiasts, by the name of Retro Action. Created by the same people behind the excellent Amstrad Action tribute issue (at www.lulu.com/content/2685625), this is an all-format affair covering all the topics you would expect, from the classics [... read more ...]