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Thunder Blade on Amstrad CPC, gameplay by Xyphoe on Youtube


Back to commercial games Xyphoe is showing Thunder Blade, an arcade game by Sega in 1987, converted on Amstrad CPC in 1988. It's a game with 2 phases, either a vertical shoot them up game or with thir person view, piloting a helicopter. Xyhpoe first tests the arcade original game, then the Amstrad CPC version at 5 minutes 30 seconds.

image de chargement du jeu Amstrad CPC Thunder Blade

Omeyad by Ubi Soft in 1989, an Amtrad CPC adventure game played by JB le Daron on Youtube


The last Youtube video by JB le Daron is about an Amstrad CPC adventure game with graphics by Ubi Soft : Omeyad released in 1989.

The description given by JB le Daron and the test of the game on CPC Game Reviews should make you playing the game (well if you understand french of course). The story takes place in medieval Arabia in the city of Omeyad. You will have to meet several of people of the town who will give you missions to complete. Of course you will have to use objets to do that. The town and its people are reacting to what you do, which is rare in games!

The Legend of Anubis by Core Studio, an Amstrad CPC game (CPCRetroDev 2016)


I didnt write yet about all Amstrad games released for the CPCRetroDev 2016 contest.

The Legend of Anubis by Core Studio is one of these games (arcade). It was written by Adrian Gonzalez Herrera, Mateo Bernal Montoya and Jose Roberto Martinez Gras.

You enter an old pyramide facing many dangers and traps with one goal in mind, to get an ancient relic : the mask of Anubis, the god with a chacal head, governing the land of death.

W.I.P. Red Planet 2 for Amstrad CPC by Salvador Cantero using CPCTelera


Using CPCTelera Salvador Cantero is working on Red Planet 2 for Amstrad CPC. Red Planet 1 was for another platform.

Outlaws on Amstrad CPC, longplay video HD by Metr81


Metr81 is testing Outlaws by RetroBytes Productions. It's a shooting game like Operation Wolf or Cabal out in 2016 for the CPCRetroDev competition where it won the first place at the PRO category.

Test of the Amstrad CPC game Thrust (Firebird in 1986) by ChinnyVision


A new video by ChinnyVision on Youtube about Thrust is available. This arcade game was out on Amstrad CPC by Firebird in 1986.

He also tests it on BBC, C64, Atari XL/XE, C16 and Spectrum.

loading screen of the Amstrad CPC game Thrust by Firebird in 1986

Barbarian 1987 the PC remake now on ... PC Engine


In 2012 a PC remake (written in basic : QB64) of a classic Barbarian 1987 by F.L.

Two years later, it was out for the Sega Genesis, and now for the PC Engine using the HUC C compilator !

screen of the Barbarian amstrad cpc game

The 30 best arcade conversions on Amstrad CPC by Edward on Youtube


Edward is a french youtubber whose speciality is the history of video games. His last video is about the 30 best arcade conversions on Amstrad CPC.

Well, as some games are not that good, the best 30 arcade conversions are not the 30 best games...

The 30 arcade conversions are from the bottom to the best : Final Fight, Altered Beast, Street Fighter, Outrun, le Retour du Jedi, Gemini Wing, Ghots'n'Goblins, S.T.U.N. Runner, Cabal, Gunsmoke, R-Type (no mention of the Easter Egg R-Type), Super Hang-On, Paper Boy, Double Dragon, Ghouls'n Ghosts, Chase H.Q., Bubble Bobble (without talking of BB4CPC), Xybots, Gauntlet, Operation Wolf, Commando, Arkanoid, Kung Fu Master, Prohibition (Empire City on arcade), Space Harrier, After Burner, Smash T.V., Shinobi, Ikari Warriors and Renegade.

Top 11 of Amstrad CPC games in 2016 by Novabug on Youtube


Novabug presents his personal top 11 of Amstrad CPC games created in 2016 in a video on Youtube, over more than 75 games created this year.

So, his personal top is the following :

  • Outlaws
  • Dragon Attack
  • Out of this world
  • Defense
  • Coolbox
  • Imperial Mahjong
  • Jewel Warehouse
  • Hair Boy
  • Nibiru (using 8BP)
  • Magica
  • Chibi Akumas (Episode 1 : Invasion!)

Personnaly the best game for 2016 is Magica, but they are other very good games too for sure.

You can also see his Top 11 of Amstrad CPC games in 2015.

Two new tables for Pinball Dreams by Batman Group for Amstrad CPC


After the release of Pinball Dreams preview, here is something to make you thirsty for more : two new tables.

Power Drift on Amstrad CPC part 2, longplay by Xyphoe


After the part 1 of Power Drift on Amstrad CPC by Xyphoe, here is the part 2 of Power Drift.

Power Drift is a car race game by Sega, edited on Amstrad CPC by Activision in 1989.

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