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After over four years of writing for Massively, I've ceased to be surprised by how bizarre and unexpected this industry can be. However, if you had told me a few weeks ago that, of all things, Habitat would be coming back online, I would have laughed mightily in your face. And yet, that's exactly...

October 4th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Terry Cavanagh's endlessly vexing action game Super Hexagon travels back a few decades for its latest port, arriving mostly intact on the Commodore 64 via the fan-made tribute Micro Hexagon. Homebrew enthusiasts Paul Koller and Mikkel Hastrup created 8-bit version of Super Hexagon as part of this...

December 2nd 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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A "near 100% replica" of the Commodore 64 version of Ultima IV is now available for download on the iOS App Store. The port was developed by Mythic Entertainment using the emulation technology seen in Elite Systems Group's C64: Elite Collection. The iOS iteration of Ultima IV includes digital cop...

September 6th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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When we first heard Super Crate Box would get a Commodore 64 version this December, our first question was, "Why?" As Rami Ismail of Vlambeer answers us, it's mostly because he can."When we released Super Crate Box almost two years ago, one of the things we kept on hearing was that the game felt li...

October 22nd 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Super Crate Box turns two today, Vlambeer announced – just two years ago, the PC version of the addictive, endless platform shooter launched. To celebrate that milestone, the developer has made the non-free iOS version free, for today only.Along with that giveaway, the developer also showed o...

October 22nd 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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If you haven't finished GTA: Vice City yet, you don't want to watch this C64 demake because it totally ruins the ending. Then again, if you haven't finished Vice City yet, you're the biggest procrastinator we've ever met and maybe it's time you caught up to the rest of the world.

July 27th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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For some of you reading this, you may simply never have known a world before the internet existed by virtue of your age. It's not your fault, but as generational divisions go, this was a biggie. The internet saturates so much of our lives now that it's even difficult for those of us born prior to...

January 10th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Finally, those stalwarts who refuse to "upgrade" from their trusty Commodore 64 computers can experience that hot new game, Prince of Persia. Homebrew developer mrsid ported the 1989 game from its original Apple 2 version, making the cartridge image available for download from his site. If you h...

October 17th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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If you want a working Commodore 64 in your home, but would also like something that you could actually use as a computer, somehow there's now a product to fit your needs. The new Commodore 64x looks as much like the beige wedge of old as you could ever expect, but has an Intel Dual Core 525 Atom pro...

December 21st 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Having been rejected, accepted and subsequently removed, developer Manomio has finally gotten its iPhone Commodore 64 emulator back on Apple's App Store. The emulator had originally been rejected by Apple, thanks to its inclusion of a BASIC interpreter. Access to the interpreter was later removed,...

November 10th 2009 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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This week's Virtual Console update is quite the doozie, giving us one obscure C64 title and one game we've played a billion times. We don't mean to sound bitter, but we're pretty sure there's a baker's dozen Wonder Boy games littering the lands of the Virtual Console. Check 'em out above! Cyber...

November 9th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments