The New Games On Old Systems Thread

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Re: The New Games On Old Systems Thread

Post by melancholy » Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:23 pm

I just can’t justify dropping $50 on a NES novelty. It would be nice on an NES Classic, though.

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Re: The New Games On Old Systems Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:06 pm

I'll probably order the cart next month depending on much shipping is. If shipping is only about A$15 then I'll get it, because A$80 is not much more than new NES games cost in the early 90s here.

Some cool news: An updated version of Sam's Journey has been released for the C64 Mini.



And a browser version of Portal C64 has been released.

https://archive.org/details/portal_v1_ntsc

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Post by Calavera » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:05 pm

Dr.Zoidberg wrote: Portal
System: Commodore 64
Developer: Jamie Fuller, Del Seymour, Roy Widding
Release Date: Out Now
Price: Free
Website: https://www.jamiefuller.com/portal/

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When I see stuff like this it makes me wonder, if this had come out back in the 80s would it had been a big hit? Would people have found the whole portal mechanic revolutionary? Or would it have just blended in with the 100s of other C64 games out there.
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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:20 am

It's hard to say how it would have been judged back then. The C64 version is fun and well made but I think it would just another good game at the time, not a level above everything. It works better as a 3D game.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:34 am

Dorke and Ymp
System: SNES, PC
Developer: Norse
Release Date: 2015
Price: A$7.50 on Steam, SNES ???
Website: pikointeractive.com

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Dorke and Ymp is a commercially-released homebrew SNES platformer that was originally developed by a small team of Swedish hobbyists in the early 90s, who eventually shelved the game after failing to find a publisher.

A few prototype builds were released online, with homebrew publisher Piko Interactive later being responsible for the game being finished and given a physical cartridge release. A Steam release using a customized version of the Mednafen emulator followed about a year later.



Sydney Hunter and the Caverns of Death
System: SNES
Developer: Collectorvision
Release Date: 2018
Price: $40
Website: https://collectorvision.com/shop/snes/s ... -of-death/

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This game is or has come out on a lot of systems, but according to the video below the games are a bit different on the Switch/X0/PS4 etc.



Papi Commando
System: Mega Drive/Genesis, Intellivision, PC
Developer: Studio Vetea
Release Date: 2016
Price: ???
Website: https://vetea.itch.io/papi-commando-megadrive-version-

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Miniplanets
System: Mega Drive/Genesis
Developer: Sik the Hedgehog
Release Date: 2017
Price: Free/Name Your Price
Website: https://sik.itch.io/miniplanets

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2.5D platformer that features a rotating effect.



Beggar Prince
System: Mega Drive/Genesis, Windows, Mac OS X
Developer: Super Fighter Team
Release Date: Out Now
Price: Sold Out
Website: http://www.beggarprince.com/

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A Taiwanese role playing game that was originally released in 1996. It got an English translation and a cart release about a decade later. In 2013 a PC/Mac version was released.



Legend Of Wukong
System: Mega Drive/Genesis, Windows, Mac OS X
Developer: Gamtec/Super Fighter Team
Release Date: Out Now
Price: Sold Out
Website: http://www.legendofwukong.com/

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A Taiwanese role playing game that was originally released in 1996. It got an English translation and a cart release about a decade later. In 2013 a PC/Mac version was released.

Deja vu!


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Re: The New Games On Old Systems Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:40 pm

The C64 is on fire!

Mazinger Z
System: C64
Developer: Carlos Zubieta, Errazking, Gryzor87, Marina-NT
Release Date: ???
Price: ???
Website: https://mazinger64.itch.io/mazinger64

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A game based on Go Nagai's 70s anime. A demo is out now at the website link above.



Steel Ranger
System: C64
Developer: Covert Bitops
Release Date: Out Now
Price: $4.99
Website: http://www.psytronik.net/newsite/index. ... teelranger

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A Metroidvania style run 'n' gun for the C64.



Digiloi
System: C64
Developer: Dr. TerrorZ
Release Date: Out Now
Price: Free
Website: https://csdb.dk/release/?id=173223

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A PETSCII action platform game. Check out those chunky graphics!

Game dev info blog



Killer Bees
System: C64
Developer: Asura, Hokuto Force
Release Date: Out Now
Price: Free
Website: https://csdb.dk/release/index.php?id=173107

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A fast and frantic game where you control a swarm of bees. Killer bees!


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Post by pixel » Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:28 am

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:41 am
That is awesome sprite and palette work "thumbsup I didn't know about the ZX Next project until now, but that explains why this new game looks a notch or two better in quality.

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Re: The New Games On Old Systems Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:07 pm

Here' the 128k version. It still looks good but a lot more "Speccy-ish".


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Re: The New Games On Old Systems Thread

Post by Hawq » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:49 am

ah theres the colour clash I love from my younger days

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