Ghost N Zombies released on ColecoVision

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Jul 292009
 
Ghost N Zombies released on ColecoVision

Ghouls ‘n Ghosts is one of my all time fave arcade games, so it’s great to see anything related or inspired by it. Ghost N Zombies is a ColecoVision game developed by J-P Meola (a.k.a. youki) and is slated for a Fall 2009 release. The game can be pre-ordered by visiting the Collectorvision website, where

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Jul 292009
 
Orion Prime released on Amstrad CPC

After reporting on the fantastic Orion Prime teaser in issue 2‘s news pages, it has been announced that the game is now finished and available to purchase on 3″ or 3.5″ disk from the Orion Prime website. Although, the game is in French, there are plans to translate the game to English, Spanish, and German.

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Retroaction Stat Attack

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Jul 282009
 
Retroaction Stat Attack

Stats, eh? I could sit and stare at stats all day, trying to fathom just what is going on with this website, but I won’t. I have far too many things to do – like finishing off issue 3. Keeping track of Retroaction stats can be quite work intensive, especially considering that issue 1’s stats now

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C64 Forever brings retro goodness

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Jul 232009
 
C64 Forever brings retro goodness

What is C64 Forever? Well, why try to explain when the official site does it so well? “C64 Forever embodies an intuitive player interface, backed by a built-in database containing more than 5000 C64 game entries, and advanced support for the new RP2 format, dubbed the ‘MP3 of retrogaming’.” If you’ve seen the Amiga Forever

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Commodore Free issue 31

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Jul 232009
 
Commodore Free issue 31

The Commodore dedicated magazine issue 31 is now available to download for free from the Commodore Free website. Contents this issue includes: Editorial Readers Comments NEWS Interview with Martin Piper Game new review MANKY Interview with MANKY creator Interview with Rob Snyder Meeting Users through The Mail Interview with Pasi Ojala Vic Coder Programming: C

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Your Sinclair #94 tribute special now online

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Jul 212009
 
Your Sinclair #94 tribute special now online

If you don’t know what Your Sinclair is then head over here. The YS tribute issue #94 was originally given away with issue 9 of Retro Gamer in 2004 and hasn’t been seen since. That fabulous Your Sinclair tribute website has pulled out all the stops to make this special issue available online. Not only

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La Corona Encantada, updated, tweaked and improved

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Jul 202009
 
La Corona Encantada, updated, tweaked and improved

After finishing third in the MSXdev’08 competition and being featured at the recent RetroMadrid, the MSX version of La Corona Encantada has been tweaked, improved, and unleashed onto the retrogaming world with a glorious new download. Yes, these are now the final versions of the game and both the MSX and Spectrum versions can be

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Kung Fu II final release

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Jul 202009
 
Kung Fu II final release

If you read Retroaction issue 1‘s Retro Remakes 2008 competition feature, then you should know all about Kung Fu II – we featured it as one of the games to look out for from the 50-odd games entered into the competition. Well, now the game’s programemr, Gary Gasko, has finished the game and has released

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Sudoku Master released on Amstrad CPC

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Jul 162009
 
Sudoku Master released on Amstrad CPC

Everyone knows what Sudoku is. The Amstrad CPC 6128 game Sudoku Master, however, has been in development since my days on the Amstrad Action tribute magazine. It featured in our news section and in an interview with Olivier Floquet (a.k.a. eliot), the main man behind it all. Well, the game has finally been completed and

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