Florin’s Haul of ZX Spectrum Games

Interview with Paul Davies by Peter Ward “Welcome to Retro Gamesmaster thank you for sparing time from your busy schedule. Let’s get this interview underway” “What got you into writing books about retro gaming?” What first got me into writing reviews in general was an opportunity I saw pop up on Twitter from retroyak.com who were after people to write reviews of retro games. I’d not done it before but as I seemed to be more or less alone in my love for old games in terms of friends and…

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Polybius Invaders Interview with the developers Peter Ward and Jonni Hirst.

Click here to order Creators of Polybius Invaders Peter Ward and Jonni Hirst Interview by General GOO What is your first gaming experience?  PW: I played on my friend’s 48k Spectrum and my first game was Jack the Nipper by Gremlin. JH: It was Taito’s Space Invaders at an amusement arcade in Blackpool. What got you into creating games? PW: I was asked by Jonni to design graphics for Polybius.  Also took an interest in BASICon my ZX Spectrum many years ago. JH: I bought a ZX81 to do my…

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Polybius Invaders Coming 4th October

ABOUT THIS GAME Out of Chaos comes Order. Enter this brave new world and take revenge on General Goo and his evil Agenda, as he unleashes all-out war. You are humanity’s only hope. Your species has amused itself to death. Take on the Evil General Goo as he sends waves of Polybius Space Invaders your way in this Action-Packed Arcade Shoot ’em up. Polybius Invaders is a single-player game that features 25 stages of alien invaders for you to destroy, Four Brutal Bosses, and a Final Showdown with General Goo. To…

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Space Invaders Invincible Collection

Space Invaders is getting a digital release! Space Invaders attained its iconic status in the video game history through the times in the game arcades. And until today, people know the invaders not only from the ever growing video game series but also as a part of pop culture. To celebrate this icon in gaming history, fans of the brand can now get 11 masterpieces from the arcade expert TAITO in one great collection, featuring awesome games from 1978 to 2018. • Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – b/w• Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – colour• Space…

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Taito’s DariusBurst Another Chronicle EX+ Launches on July 27th

A new DARIUS EXperience is approaching fast! It’s now 10 years since the original version and the original team, which is highly motivated, is still proudly working together on this version. The DariusBurst series started in 2009 on PSP, and was then greatly expanded upon with additional features and improved graphics for the 2010 arcade release. The game is developed by Pyramid Inc. and will not only include features of the arcade version of “Another Chronicle EX”, but there will also be new features like a replay mode and new missions. Prepare…

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Cotton Reboot Countdown to 20th July

https://cotton.inin.games/ A young witch called Nata de Cotton is hot headed, immature, overreacts and rides on a broomstick, accompanied by a fairy named Silk. Cotton is crazy about candies called “Willows”. Those candies are so good that she won’t let anything get in her way to get them. Talk about sugar cravings! Armed with explosive fire power, a cast of cunning enemies to confront and some enchanting and beautiful graphics sees this endearing title as one that enlightens the imagination. Cotton will embark on her journey through the game’s seven…

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Tim Haywood

Interview by Peter Ward (07/07/2021) What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job? At school I didn’t really have a long-term plan, most likely it was a career in acting, and I have appeared as an extra in a movie called Memphis Belle. I was on set for 3 weeks when I was 16 years old. My first job was delivering newspapers. When did you realise you wanted to get into the game industry and how did it…

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Esse Proxy

Alexis Salomon Interview by Peter Ward Factsheet Developer:From South GamesBased in Buenos Aires, Argentina Release date:TBA Platforms:Steam PCEpic PCWebsite:https://esseproxy.com What is your first gaming experience? I remember playing Prince of Persia on a very old computer we had at home, but ultimately what hooked me up was the Family Game, an Argentine clone of the NES. What got you into creating games? Games have always been a part of my life since I was little, playing them is what I enjoy the most. Making them was the most logical and…

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The Little Book of Sound Chips

Interview with Chris Abbott by Peter Ward Click here to purchase the book Please tell us about yourself and experiences. I had a very minor game music composing career in 1988, started remixing Commodore 64 music in 1994, released a CD with Rob Hubbard in 1998, followed by more, Did my first live event getting many C64 composers back together in 2001. Continued with CDs and live events until 2007, then resumed in 2015 with Back in Time Brighton, Project Sidologie, Back in Time Symphonic Collection, Project Hubbard, two FastLoaders…

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Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

The digital version of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World can be purchased from the Nintendo and Sony stores and is published by STUDIOARTDINK. The boxed retail version of  Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World comes exclusively with the original Monster World IV published by ININ Games Review • Developed by the original members of Westone Bit • • • •The fully remastered version of Wonder Boy IV is led by none other than its original creator, Ryuichi Nishizawa. He is supported by Maki Ōzora for character design, Shinichi Sakamoto,…

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