The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels Volume 2 by Chris Wilkins – review
Jun20

The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels Volume 2 by Chris Wilkins – review

Never since the actual release of the ZX Spectrum in 1982, has there been a better time to be a fan of this great British microcomputer. With new hardware releases such as the DivMMC, Just Speccy 128 and Spectranet, our humble little machine has been dragged kicking and beeping into the 21st century. Partial responsibility for this recent resurgence has to be given over to the amount of ink spilt in the Spectrum’s name in the...

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Lego ideas: ZX Spectrum minicomputer
May10

Lego ideas: ZX Spectrum minicomputer

Now here’s an idea. A range of 80s micro computers in Lego form. Sound good? Well it could be reality if enough people vote for them on the Lego Ideas site. This particular range by user ‘Fbsarts’ has been joined by my personal favourite 80s micro, the ZX Spectrum. A little, teeny weeny Lego Speccy. How can this not get voted for? You can register and vote by visiting the Lego Ideas site...

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The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past live map
Apr29

The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past live map

Ever fancied exploring a live map of The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past from within your browser? The guys over at JADSDS engine have created Link’s world in stunning detail, including Link himself, other NPCs and enemies all wondering around the map. There is no gameplay involved but if you ever wanted to wile away some time, this zoomable map may just fit the bill. I can see entire countries losing millions in lost...

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Pixels The Movie Trailer
Mar18

Pixels The Movie Trailer

We are getting quite excited by the prospect of aliens invading our planet with video game characters. Especially Pac-Man chomping through the streets of American cities. Not sure what we are talking about? Check out the Pixels The Movie trailer. Film to be released this August. We can’t wait.   Pixels the Movie...

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Yars Revenge ZX by Luca Bordoni
Mar10

Yars Revenge ZX by Luca Bordoni

Loading… Loading screen is looking good Your choice of controls Yes, it really is Yars Revenge Full inlay artwork (complete with instructions) is supplied Eyes front Spectrum fans. I’ve just been playing Yars Revenge on my Speccy. Well almost. Howard Scott Warshaw’s sublime 2600 classic has now had a make-over and been ported to our dear rainbow endowed computers by Luca Bordoni, well known for his excellent homebrew...

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From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years Kickstarter campaign
Feb27

From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years Kickstarter campaign

From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years is another exciting project just announced by Gracious Films following on from their amazing From Bedrooms to Billions documentary on the birth of the UK games industry (full review of From Bedrooms to Billions coming soon!) . As the title may suggest the The Amiga Years concentrates on just the Commodore Amiga and will greatly expand on the coverage of the Amiga in their original film....

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