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  1. Jim Orlando ports classic game, Space Panic, to PET

    Jim Orlando ports classic game, Space Panic, to PET

    The Commodore PET finally has it's own version of Space Panic, called PET Panic! thanks to Jim Orlando. Space Panic was launched in the arcades in 1980, and was the first game that involved climbing ladders between platforms. The game was cloned on most 8-bit platforms, most notably by Apple...
  2. Evercade drop 2023 Roadmap and give updates on legacy carts and Game of the Month

    Evercade drop 2023 Roadmap and give updates on legacy carts and Game of the Month

    Yesterday, Blaze Entertainment shared information about the next two Evercade carts, and today they have shared even more news about the Evercade line-up for 2023. Game of the Month Season 2 returns in April 2023. This time it will be available for both Evercade VS and EXP users. Nine more...
  3. Plants vs Zombies... I mean, Veggies vs The Undead comes to the Commodore 64

    Plants vs Zombies... I mean, Veggies vs The Undead comes to the Commodore 64

    Plants vs Zombies is a tower defence game that was originally launched by Popcap in 2009. The game made its way to a variety of platforms such as Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, iOS and Android, and Popcap was eventually acquired by EA. Once platform it didn't launch on was the Commodore 64. Well...
  4. Two new Evercade carts announced: Toaplan Arcade 2, and TheC64 Collection 2

    Two new Evercade carts announced: Toaplan Arcade 2, and TheC64 Collection 2

    Blaze Entertainment have announced two new cartridges for their Evercade platform: Toaplan Arcade 2, and TheC64 Collection 2. Both cartridges are due to launch in April, with pre-orders open later this month. Toaplan Arcade 2 Fire Shark Shoot 'em up One of Toaplan's most notoriously...
  5. Ramokromok

    What old games have you been playing lately?

    Oh tell me about it. Still addictive !
  6. Internet Archive adds "Calculator Drawer" - allowing you to emulate graphing, pocket and children's calculators

    Internet Archive adds "Calculator Drawer" - allowing you to emulate graphing, pocket and children's calculators

    The Internet Archive Software Collection now includes a bunch of old calculators, including graphing, pocket, and children's calculators. These are all emulated via MAME in the browser and usable with just the touch of a button. Currently available are: Vtech Electronic Number Muncher Hewlett...
  7. Ramokromok

    What old games have you been playing lately?

    I've been playing a lot of Wipeout on the PSX
  8. Amstrad PCW coming to ZEsarUX emulator

    Amstrad PCW coming to ZEsarUX emulator

    Z80 emulator, ZEsarUX looks to be adding the Amstrad PCW to its range of emulators, based on a tweet posted a few days ago. @zesarux posted "New machine coming to ZEsarUX.. Who recognises it?" with the hashtag, #pcw8256 The Amstrad PCW was a personal computer produced by British electronics...
  9. Super Monza Grand Prix (VIC 20) gets difficulty update

    Super Monza Grand Prix (VIC 20) gets difficulty update

    Awesome VIC-20 racer, Super Monza Grand Prix has had a small update, so you can now change the difficulty of the game. Author, AJ Layden says: "Seeing as the game was proving to be a little tough for some players I have added an option to select the difficulty in the "race for position" mode...
  10. Evercade Indie Heroes Vol. 2 is available today

    Evercade Indie Heroes Vol. 2 is available today

    The latest cartridge from Evercade, Indie Heroes 2, is available today. The new compilation features a variety of indie games, some of which have previously featured as part of Evercade's Game of the Month on the VS console. The games include: Tapeworm Disco Puzzle Nessy The ... Robot Reknum...
  11. Issue 18 of Amiga Addict out now

    Issue 18 of Amiga Addict out now

    Amiga Addict magazine has launched its 18th issue, with a look at some behind the scenes tales from legendary hardware dev NewTek and their Video Toaster. Other features include: The new officially licensed Tank Mouse gets a review A look at all the games from the latest game jam We cast our...
  12. Issue 9 of Pixel Addict out now

    Issue 9 of Pixel Addict out now

    Pixel Addict, the multi-format retro tech magazine from the same people as Amiga Addict, has just launched its Issue 9. The cover story is about the cultural impact of the original PlayStation, which features guests including Violet Berlin (Bad Influence), Dominik Diamond (GamesMaster), Geoff...
  13. Ramokromok

    [ALPHA] Shelves feature

    This feature will allow you to showcase which platforms you use, or used to use. It is VERY basic at the moment, but at some point I'd like to get into the nitty gritty and have it so that you can add which actual machines you have, rather than just platform. To Use You will need to have an...
  14. An Interview with Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Minister for Public Health and VIC-20 lover!

    An Interview with Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Minister for Public Health and VIC-20 lover!

    Earlier this year when appearing on the news, it was noticed that Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Minister for Public Health had a VIC-20 on his desk. We reached out to Mr Gwynne, not to ask about his ideas for health policies, but to chin-wag about old Commodore computers! Was the VIC-20 your first...
  15. Arcade1Up to bring back their Star Wars arcade machine for a limited time

    Arcade1Up to bring back their Star Wars arcade machine for a limited time

    Arcade1Up are relaunching their Star Wars arcade machine for a limited time. The 40th Anniversary version of the machine features the Atari arcade versions of Star Wars, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. If you want to pre-order, you can do so here. Sadly...
  16. Ramokromok

    So, Evercade have (at least) 11 carts confirmed this year - what do you think they'll be?

    In an email to customers, Andrew Byatt MD of Blaze said: Here's some I'd like to see Team 17 Amiga Collection: Alien Breeds, Super Frog, Project X, Arcade Pool, Assassin Pinball Amiga Collection: Pinball Dreams, illusions, Fantasies, etc ZX Spectrum Collection: Manic Miner, Jet Set Willy...
  17. Ramokromok

    Psion Anyone using a Psion in modern times?

    So in the end I did get a Psion 5 and the easiest way for me to transfer text is to take a picture of it and OCR it! Klunky but it kinda works ;)
  18. Unofficial Commodore 16 Tynesoft Games Cart for Gameboy Color released

    Unofficial Commodore 16 Tynesoft Games Cart for Gameboy Color released

    When I was growing up, I had the luxury of having the best (cough) 8-bit computer, the wonderful Commodore Plus/4. No-one wrote games for the Plus/4 but they did wrote games for its less capable sister, the Commodore 16. One company that released a fair few C16 games was Uk-based Tynesoft...
  19. The Channel F is back! With new game, and Android ports of Hockey, Dodge It and Robot War

    The Channel F is back! With new game, and Android ports of Hockey, Dodge It and Robot War

    Fairchild's Channel F was launched in 1976 as the Video Entertainment System, and was the first console to use interchangeable ROM cartridges. It was developed by Jerry Lawson and his team at Fairchild Semiconductor. The Channel F was initially popular, with over 250,000 units sold in the first...
  20. OMG! There might actually be a Jaguar CD emulator on the way!

    OMG! There might actually be a Jaguar CD emulator on the way!

    The Jaguar CD was an add-on for the Atari Jaguar video game console that allowed the console to play CD-ROM games. The add-on was released in 1995 and included a double-speed CD-ROM drive, as well as a digital audio output. Just 13 games were released for the system in its lifetime. Emulating...
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