Wednesday, June 29, 2011

New Sega Genesis release: Star Odyssey

When the peaceful planet Delta is surprised with an unprovoked attack by its Radanian allies, the empire considers going to war. Transportation is halted, innocent people are kidnapped or killed and tensions run high.
In the midst of this chaos, confusion and fear, a young man will embark on a long and perilous journey through space to unravel the mysterious intentions of planet Radan and restore peace to the galaxy.
Prepare to enjoy a planet hopping adventure filled with bioengineered beasts, drug smugglers, and crooked political agendas! Blast into the adventure of a future lifetime and save the Union Empire from destruction.

Game features:
Eight planets to explore
Beautiful soundtrack
Space age humor
Voice acted battle cries
Battery backup save function

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Hyper Viper


The idea of HYPER VIPER is to move around the maze and gobble up the snakes that are lurking in there by attacking them from behind. If you munch a snake in the middle it will split into two parts and if you get eaten by a snake you will lose a life. As well the snakes the mazes are also inhabited by egg-layers. These lay eggs that eventually hatch into blue meanies that will pursue your player. Some tasty pieces of fruit will also appear in the mazes which you can nom for extra points.

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Retro gaming on your smartphone

Many of us remember the old days of gaming with the likes of the Atari 2600 console, and later the Commodore 64. You also had the classics in the arcades such as Space Invaders and Asteroids which also found their way onto home systems. Luckily over recent times these old classic retro games have found a new lease of life, and enjoyed by people who remember them as well as getting new fans. Many retro style games are now finding their way onto smartphones to be played anywhere.

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Commodore 64 Replicas Shipping Next Week

Retro electronics are cool, but usually don’t have much to offer in terms of modern day technologies. Well aware of this, Commodore USA will start shipping their modern day Commodore 64 replicas next week.

On the surface, the Commodore 64 shares the same PC-in-a-keyboard physique that it did when it was originally released. Inside, however, the hardware is all new. While the bottom end $250 model is built for basic functionality, the top-end $895 C64x Ultimate version will come equipped with an Intel Atom D525 1.8GHz Dual-Core processor, NVIDIA ION2 GPU, 4GBs of memory, Wi-Fi support, Blu-ray drive, a 1TB hard drive, and 1080p output via HDMI.

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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Not Even Human - Inhumane Edition Cartridge Available! (C64)

See … nhumane-edition.html for more info and watch the promo video below.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Atari User Issue #9 Volume #1 Out Now

In Issue 9 we review the Atari 1200XL computer, take a look at the new IDE 2 interface for the Atari XL/XE and look at S-video for your Atari 8-bit.

The Atari Lynx goes head to head against the Sega Game Gear in part one of our new series, we look at Rampage on the Atari, our popular guide to unreleased games for the Atari 2600, 5200 and 7800 continues and we check out Sega’s great titles in our ST coin-op conversions series.

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