Xevious, a classic shoot them up is available on the Nintendo 3DS Eshop. The reviewer of this Xevious youtube video
states that the 3D allow to easily recognize flying targets from ground targets. A new hit ?
Punk Star HD Gameplay by Metr81
Here is a new HD video by Metr81 of the spanish Amstrad CPC game Punk Star written by Genesis Soft in 1988.
One of the few games with vocal synthesis (at loading screen stating the title of the game). A platform game, which doesnt seem so easy.
The 8bit game Barbarian now on Iphone, Android, PC and MAC !
Anuman is working on a new version of Barbarian on Iphone, Android, PC and MAC, it wont be just a port of the 1987 game by
Palace Software. It should be available on 12th December. Check the source of this news for screenshots of this news version.
Playing Elite on Nintendo DS and Android phones
A little bit more than 2 years ago, I wrote that Elite IV was announced on PS3 and Xbox360. Today still nothing new
to chew, see what people think about this vaporware on Frontier's forums (funny).
If you are interested in a new Elite game, take a look at Pioneer (alpha stage though).
Super Cauldron, review and longplay by Xyphoe
Super Cauldron is one of the last games sold on Amstrad CPC sortis in 1992 by Titus Software, with Prehistorik 2.
It was coded by Elmar Krieger, with music by Christian Lier and Thorsten Mitschele (Kangaroo Musique) using Soundtrakker.
Simon Forrester reviewed Super Cauldron in the June 1993 issue of Amstrad Action (issue 93), giving the game an overall
rating of 96% - one of the highest ratings that AA has ever given. This two-page review was noteworthy in that Simon wrote it in the form of a poem (quoted from
That was a hard game, I only went to the second tower (and there are 8 of them), so if you want to see all towers, here is a
longplay of Nebulus by Wanderlain on Youtube.
You can also play remakes of Nebulus : Tower Toppler for windows, linux, BeOS and MacOS X, or
Power Toppler for Iphone with 2 missions of 8 towers, it has been developped by
Silver Software (the game cost 0,79 €).
Mercenary (Novagen Software) remake, now a SDL version