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Commodore 64 and Amiga

There's a Commodore PET smart phone that emulates old games

I never had a Commodore, 64 or otherwise, on account of all the poverty, but if you wish to relive the halcyon days of youth (or just be trendier than everyone by not having a standard iPhone/Galaxy smart phone), a pair of Italian entrepren...   read

 
 
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Super Hexagon ported to Commodore 64

Paul Koller and Mikkel Hastrup, responsible for the Commodore 64 port of Super Crate Box (dubbed Super Bread Box), are back at it again with their entry to the 2013 RGCD C64 Cartridge Development Competition, Micro Hexagon. ...   read

 
 
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JonTron died and on the third day rose again

In the climactic war between Grump and Not So Grump, the mighty Jafari fell to the cunning Raptor. Tears were shed for the fallen, seemingly lost to the ether for eternity. Lo, Jafari was merely bidding his time, that he may again demonstr...   read

 
 
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Walking Dead C64

This is what Walking Dead would look like on Commodore 64

While playing The Walking Dead, I often thought about whether it could have been released on earlier consoles and what it would look like, if it were. Telltale Games writer and designer Mark Darin answers this question via an awesome galler...   read

 
 
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Mark Knight's Reawakening is a Commodore music revival

I've been sitting on this one for a couple of weeks until I powered though my to-do list. Now that I'm all caught up, it's go time, baby! Mark "TDK" Knight is a British composer from way back in the Commodore 64 and Amiga days. In 1992, he ...   read

 
 
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NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL KULOR! has got the chips

I've got another kickin' chiptune album for your twisted pleasure. You people make me sick! Between 2008 and now, Richard "Kulor" Armijo composed a bunch of tunes based on the NES, Game Boy, Master System, Game Gear, Atari 800, Atari 2600, ...   read

 
 
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Super Crate Box is free on iOS today

It's somehow been two years since Vlambeer released Super Crate Box for PC. I distinctly remember Conrad getting obsessed with the minimalistic arcade game for a good long time and eventually causing me to get all wrapped up in it as well. ...   read

 
 
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Two girls, one Kickstarter: Project Giana Sisters

At the tender age of four I sat in my best friend's basement playing her brother's Commodore 64. My friend, a girl, enjoyed watching me play, and offered me a challenge: beat any game, and she'd kiss me. My game of choice was Great Giana S...   read

 
 
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Robotic amore and double-sided chiptune melodies

It's Thursday! Have some chiptunes for no reason other than I love you! Chiptune music house Ubiktune unleashed two fresh albums this past week. First up is the Valentine's Day-dedicated 7bit date: robot love by beek. More than a declaratio...   read

 
 
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Old! Prince of Persia ported to Commodore 64

Coder "Mr Sid" spent two-and-a-half years porting the 1980's platform game Prince of Persia to the good ol' Commodore 64.Ceator Jordan Mechner has given it his blessing: "Back in 1989, when I was making POP on the Apple II, I couldn't...   read

 
 


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Commodore 64 and Amiga resurrected as high-end PCs

The Commodore 64 fills me with many wonderful memories. Games like Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk, Wizball, and That One About The Little Pudgy Guy Picking Up Pages Of A Book And That's All I Remember swallowed many an evening in my childhoo...   read

 
 
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Commodore USA producing modern PCs in replica cases

Here's a blast from the past. Commodore USA has announced that they're going back to their roots, producing a line of "all in one" computer systems including one based on the classic Commodore 64 beige box design from the 1980's (pictured a...   read

 
 
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Commodore 64 iPhone/iPod App is free right now!

True retroheads respect the Commodore 64. It's the first system I ever owned, and it kicked ass for its time. While it's obviously been outclassed now (and most of the games were crap), the Commodore 64 iPhone App has been an incredibly pop...   read

 
 
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RetRose Tinted: Pooyan

I used to play Pooyan a lot on my Commodore 64, but I never really saw the arcade unit anywhere. Perhaps too many years had passed between its 1982 release and the time you would find me crawling through smoky rooms, playing games. I wish I...   read

 
 
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Why the f**k not?: Twitter app on the Commodore 64

Damn Xbox 360, you just got your ass handed to you by a dead console. SNAP! Yeah that's right you retro loving old people. The Commodore 64 has a Twitter application now. Why? IT DOESN'T MATTER WHY! F**k Twittering from your PC or Phone. Yo...   read

 
 
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Dante's Inferno on the Commodore 64

When Visceral Games and EA first announced its God of War-esque action game, Dante's Inferno, they were greeted with a mixture of disbelief and uproar. Some gamers could not comprehend how you could even begin to base an action title around...   read

 
 
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2650 quid for a Commodore 64? Oh wait, it's golden? Oh, that makes it all better

A gold-colored Commodore 64 sold on eBay yesterday for an absurd £2650. The collectible model is said to be one of only a few hundred in the world. They were made in 1986 to celebrate the production of one million C64s. It was a small...   read

 
 
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Commodore 64, the earnest accapela

 Warning: stomaching this live perfromance from the Swedish acapella group Visa Röster performing an interpretation of the C64 game music International Karate will level up your inner nerdiness by 1000 points. Proceed with caution...   read

 
 
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