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Travel to the center of the earth by Topo Soft and also by Chip, Youtube videos


Travel to the center of the earth, based on the book by Jules Verne has seen two games made on Amstrad CPC :

In 2012, an extended version of Viaje Al Centro De La Tierra by César Nicolas Gonzalez (CNGSOFT) was released with 2 additional levels.

After Touch Soccer, a remake for PC, IOS and Android of Kick Off 2


After Touch Soccer is a remake of Kick OFF 2 with graphics by the original author David Screech. You can download it for PC, and also on phones (IOS and Android).

Xyphoe wrote an article in the english newspaper Retro Gamer issue 167


Xyphoe wrote an article in Retro Gamer issue 167 about Amstrad CPC best games and hidden gems. It's available since the 20th April 2017.

Remix of the Target Renegade music by SuTeKH (Epyteor) from the C64 game


SuTeKH (Epyteor) wrote a remix of the Target Renegade music from the C64 game, available on John Gage's Youtube channel.

Lode Runner on Apple 2 and also Amstrad CPC and now Lode Runner Legacy on Steam


Lode runner Legacy is waiting for your vote on Steam Greenlight.

You maybe know Infernal Runner, but the original Lode Runner was also on Amstrad CPC after the Apple II whic was the first platform (by Douglas E. Smith : 1960-2014).

Lode runner Legacy by Tozai Games is a voxel 3D version. You can create your own levels, modify the character, ennemies, objects. There is a solo adventure axed on reflexion without ennemies. You can also play to the 150 originals levels with Apple 2 graphics (with a small 3D), or even played to new levels created by other players.

loading screen of the Lode Runner game for Amstrad CPC

Source : MO5

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30 Go of Amstrad CPC books, newspaper, fanzines, manuals, games covers, maps, etc...


One person created a collection of 30 Gb of Amstrad CPC files as a torrent file.

You will find PDF files of

  • newspapers
  • fanzines
  • books
  • ads
  • user manual
  • technic manuals
  • cover tapes of games
  • games manuals
  • cover of tapes
  • maps and levels of games

Playing a bugged game of Ghostbusters on the Amstrad CPC 464 by John Gage


The Amstrad CPC 464 tape version of Ghostbusters has an ugly bug at the end of the game. And they are other bugs earlier : flickering, lack of on-screen activity, slowdown. But it is possible to avoid the bug if you choose the PK energy detector as the first object when you equip your car. Take another object, and you will get the bug.

After Defence, Shining is writing a new Amstrad CPC game : Pentomino


Markus Macherey (Shining) first wrote a strategy game (tower defense) for Amstrad CPC : Defence.

Today, he is working on Pentomino, a reflexion game of course.

In this 64 Kb Amstrad CPC game, there are no less than 464 levels of puzzles with several songs to listen to. After seing the video, you will really have to use your brain in turbo mode to solve them all... It will be available for Easter.

Sigi - A Fart for Melusina and Battle Princess Madelyn, well it looks like Ghouls 'n Ghosts


Sigi - A Fart for Melusina is a platform game, a cross of Ghouls 'n Ghosts, Super Mario World and Donkey Kong Country. It's already available on Itunes, Google Play, Amazon and Windows 10 for 1,99 €.

Battle Princess Madelyn by Causal Bit Games is more a remake of Ghouls 'n Ghosts than Sigi, nice looking too. It will available at the end of this year normally for PC (Steam) and cosoles (Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch).

Source : MO5

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Galaxy Force on Amstrad CPC, gameplay by Xyphoe on Youtube


Xyphoe is playing Galaxy Force, a Sega arcade game in 1988, converted on Amstrad CPC in 1989. You knows After Burner, then warp it in the future with aliens and you get Galaxy Force, a shoot them up which is a good port of the arcade game. Xyhpoe tests first the arcade game then starting 7 minutes 6 seconds the Amstrad CPC version.

The colors of the Amstrad CPC loading screen are really those just below...

screenshot of Galaxy force Amstrad CPC game provided by GameBase CPC

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