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Those old 8 bits could so much more than we credited them... Here's some of the awesome stuff available for today's world in yesterday's technology.

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  • The Hobbit 2015 ZX Spectrum 128K

    The Hobbit 2015 ZX Spectrum 128K

    As will be old news for most fans of the humble speccy and The Hobbit world, a reworked version unique for the 128K machines (and naturally, emulators) has been released a while back in 2015. This was heavily discussed in the World of Spectrum forums as things got a little heated between developers of said reboot.

    However, most consumers are perfectly happy with the fancy improvements...
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    Last edited by Karl; 30th May 2018, 14:54.

  • The Darkness of Raven Wood, A text-adventure by John Blythe

    The Darkness of Raven Wood, A text-adventure by John Blythe

    And here we have another amazing contribution to classic 8-bit gaming, this time in the form of a text-adventure with limited graphics for the BBC B 32K, Acorn Electron 32K and the BBC Master 128K. The Darkness of Raven Wood ...
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  • Rubicon by RuckSack Games

    Rubicon by RuckSack Games


    Here we have another AGD offering for our modern classic 8-bit fans, this time in the form of Rubicon, Run the Maze. This particular gem of a game is the almost exclusive work of one talented John Blyth, responsible for not just the design & programming but also the cover-art (left) AND the in-game graphics. Phew! Additional code has been kindly provided by Alan Turvey & David Saph...
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  • QUAHAPPY by Jaime Grilo

    QUAHAPPY by Jaime Grilo

    THE GAME
    This is an action arcade/adventure game for Spectrum 48K (without music)/128K (with AY music) made using Arcade Game Designer 4.7 and AGDMusicizer II.
    The main character - the player - is Dauntless Andy.
    Andy is called as "Dauntless" because he accepts dangerous challenges with a smile in his face.
    His friends challenged him to go inside the strange Quahappy...
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  • Nixy the Glade Sprite by BubbleSoft

    Nixy the Glade Sprite by BubbleSoft



    As many will already know, Nixy the Glade Sprite is now released in it's full glory.

    Nixy is a glade sprite charged with looking after the Gaia stone. The Gaia stone is the heart of the Glade and gives life to the plants and flowers.

    But something is wrong with the stone, its been corrupted and now once beautiful flowers are turning dangerous and the once friendly...
    BubbleSoftGames features homebrew ZXSpectrum games created with Arcade Game Designer
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  • Hyper Sentinel by Andrew and Rob Hewson

    Hyper Sentinel by Andrew and Rob Hewson

    As is so often the case, I'm a little late in calling to attention something everyone knew about three-decades ago... well, perhaps not quite that late but still, very late indeed.

    Today's news comes direct from Retro Shed, three generations of gamers who love technology from the 8bits to the modern day. Barry, Izzy and Josh make up the team bringing you news of the golden times. And...
    Andrew Hewson & Rob Hewson is raising funds for Hyper Sentinel - a retro inspired arcade shoot 'em up on Kickstarter! An intense arcade blaster featuring awesome power ups and epic boss battles, with spectacular 4K, 60fps pixel-art graphics. FREE demo!
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  • Monkey McGee promotional trailer

    Monkey McGee promotional trailer

    Monkey McGee - Where's My Bananas?

    Simon Butler, best known for games such as Target Renegade, Miami Vice andN.O.M.A.D. bestows another wonder upon the Sinclair fans in the form of his newest creation, "Monkey McGee - Where's My Bananas?"

    Sound effects and music are provided by the talented Paul Sidman Hesso whilst John McManus provides the core coding. Naturally,...
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  • Hibernated 1, A Text Adventure for C64 and ZX Spectrum

    Hibernated 1, A Text Adventure for C64 and ZX Spectrum

    Hibernated 1 will also be available as a physical release with extra goodies and a bonus game later this year! Win Win!!!

    The Story So Far...
    Have you ever dreamed about a journey far beyond the known regions of the universe? Hibernated: Part I – This Place is Death is a Science-Fiction text adventure for the Commodore 64. It is the first interactive story in an epic trilogy...
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  • Buzzsaw Now Available to Purchase on Cassette for ZX Spectrum

    Buzzsaw Now Available to Purchase on Cassette for ZX Spectrum

    For a mere £5 you can have a physical copy on cassette of Buzzsaw, the freeware game by Jason J. Railton. Initially released back in 2011, Cronsoft have released it as a cassette for those who genuinely prefer to sit through a few minutes of slow data screeching... It's still available as a digital download, naturally.

    By Jason J Railton, for the Sinclair 48K, +, 128K, +2 and +3 ZX...
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  • New Game - Dungeonette for ZX Spectrum Next

    New Game - Dungeonette for ZX Spectrum Next

    Dungeonette trailer, a game by Adrian Cummings.
    Dungeonette - walkthrough by DVDfevergames
    Just a note, this is a limited...
    Dungeonette by Adrian Cummings for the ZX Spectrum Next Dungeonette by Adrian Cummings for the ZX Spectrum Next Dungeonette by Adrian Cummings for the ZX Spectrum Next Dungeonette by Adrian Cummings for the ZX Spectrum Next A large batch of physical media for the ZX Spectrum Next game of Dungeonette by Adrian Cummings.
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