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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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Ultima Forever's announcement came as a surprise earlier this month: Bioware has apparently been working with Richard Garriott's old Ultima 4 property to create a new entry in EA's growing collection of free-to-play titles. But despite the big announcement, Ultima Forever has been steeped in myster...

July 23rd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. If there's any video game on the planet that demands a remake, it's Ultima IV: Quest Of The Avatar. As arguably...

July 13th 2012 at 9:25pm 0 Comments
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EA and Bioware have announced the launch of a new website (and Twitter account) dedicated to the "heritage" of the Ultima series. UltimaForever.com is billed as "a celebration of all things Ultima" and will be expanding over time to look back at the 31 year old series. To celebrate the launch, EA is...

June 3rd 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments