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  • Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo subscriptions investigated

    Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo subscriptions investigated


    The CMA has today launched a consumer law investigation into Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox to find out whether their auto-renewal terms are unfair.

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned about whether some of these companies’ business practices are legal, such as their use of auto-renewals for online gaming contracts, their cancellation and refund policies,...
    The CMA has today launched a consumer law investigation into the auto-renewal practices of Nintendo Switch, Playstation and Xbox.
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  • Sinclair ZX Spectrum Prototype

    Sinclair ZX Spectrum Prototype

    As many of you will already be aware, The Centre for Computing History, in Cambridge, has recently acquired a most valuable piece of British history to add to it's plethora of goodies. It turns out the Nine Tiles Inc. have kept the incredible Sinclair ZX Spectrum from somewhere in the latter end of '81 to the eary '82 area.

    Who are Nine Tiles Inc., I hear you ask? Why, they're the writers...
    This is the absolute original build of the Sinclair Spectrum...
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  • Spectrum Addict: Load “FILM2” Available Now

    Spectrum Addict: Load “FILM2” Available Now

    Hello! Want some cool Sunday night nostalgic Spectrum viewing?

    Spectrum Addict: Load “FILM2” (digital SD and HD versions) are NOW AVAILABLE.

    Memoirs of a Spectrum Addict was the 2-hour love letter to the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Now, with permission from Rick Dickinson’s wife, I have released the digital version, with DVDs and BluRays to follow.

    This second film...
    Spectrum Addict FILM2
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  • Vega+ stripped of Sinclair and ZX Spectrum brand

    Vega+ stripped of Sinclair and ZX Spectrum brand

    According to the BBC, the RCL Vega+ console has lost it's right to use the Sinclair logo due to all the bumbling mishaps RCL have done. Sky, who own the rights to Amstrad (who in turn bought the rights to Sinclair back in '86) have had enough of all the prevaricating around the proverbial bush. Unfortunately for them, this came crashing down just as RCL had began shipping - with actual real people...
    RCL's Vega+ sporting the Sinclair logo
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  • The Commodore Story Kickstarter

    The Commodore Story Kickstarter

    There's absolutely no denying, this is gonna be B*I*G! Not just because it's Commodore but also it will cover the range of home computers including (but definitely not limited to) the Commodore 64 and the Amiga series (so, yes, 8bit and 16bit).
    I can't really do justice to the KickStarter here on this page, so instead, I heartily recommend clicking the below link and reading the whole campaign...
    WavemStudios is raising funds for The Commodore Story - Changing the world 8-bits at a time on Kickstarter! The Commodore Story of the PET Vic20 C64 & Amiga from engineers, games developers & how CBM influenced the first 8-bit generation users
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  • The Story of the Oliver Twins

    The Story of the Oliver Twins

    Twenty smackers for a fact filled paperback on the Oliver twins. Money spent well, if you ask me! £25 for hardback, also a cracking deal.

    The book, The Story of the Oliver Twins, is 236 pages in length and finished to the very same high standard as my previous books and covering the history in gaming of Philip and Andrew Oliver from their very early days whey they learnt to program...
    The book, The Story of the Oliver Twins, is 236 pages in length and finished to the very same high standard as my previous books and covering the history in gaming of Philip and Andrew Oliver from their very early days whey they learnt to program in their bedrooms through their days at Codemasters before moving on to s
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  • Derby 80's Retro Arcade Weekender

    Derby 80's Retro Arcade Weekender

    Are you ready to travel back in time to a world of Retro Gaming?
    Come and take a wild ride down memory lane or create new memories of you own for one weekend only, at Derby Museum and Art Gallery!
    Join us for a weekend of 1980s arcade classics like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Frogger and more. If vintage consoles and computers are more your thing, don’t worry - we’ve got that covered too...
    Starts
    17th November 2018 10:00
    Ends
    19th November 2018 03:00
    Location
    Derby, England
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  • KickStarter for ZZap! 64 2019 annual

    KickStarter for ZZap! 64 2019 annual

    The Commodore 64 was THE home computer to own in the 1980s and early 90s and was only surpassed in popularity by its younger brother, the Commodore Amiga.

    ZZap! 64 was the magazine that every 64 owner went to for honest, frank reviews of the games to buy for the system as well in-depth features and ‘cutting-edge’ humour from the likes of Gary Penn and Julian Rignall.

    ...
    Chris Wilkins is raising funds for ZZap! 64 Annual 2019 - the next chapter on Kickstarter! ZZap! 64 was THE magazine for Commodore 64 gamers. Here we produce the next issue of ZZap! - in the form of a yearly Annual.
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  • ZX Spectrum Vega+ available for pre-order

    ZX Spectrum Vega+ available for pre-order

    Finally, shipments are being made despite recent bad press. At £139 it's not the cheapest but by no means the most expensive route to reliving some classic moments. According to Retro Computers' official Facebook page;





    Further, Retro Computers Ltd have commented on the on-going issues...



    A lot of people have understandably lost patience...
    The Vega+ is a new low cost hand-held games console with a colour LCD screen and 1,000 licensed games already installed. The Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+, to give the product its full name, is based on Sir Clive’s hugely successful Spectrum products from the past - the early 1980s - and incorporates all the features of the ZX Vega and more, including stereo output for great reproduction of gaming sounds and music. It is the only games console that exists with 1,000 licensed games already included and with both an LCD for anywhere use Delivery Summer 2018 - please note this is pre-order from the 2nd Limited Edition production
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  • First ZX Spectrum User Meeting in Sonnenbühl / Germany, 21st April

    First ZX Spectrum User Meeting in Sonnenbühl / Germany, 21st April

    The first ZX Spectrum User-Meeting in Sonnenbühl / Germany, 21st April 8am until 8pm

    We announce here a Spectrum-Show in Germany, It is the first time happening in Sonnenbühl-Willmandingen and has been announced in German Forums before. However, the following text is in Germany, but if anyone is interested, he can ask any question and get an answer soon. Everybody from all over the...
    Starts
    20th April 2018
    Ends
    21st April 2018
    Location
    Sonnenbühl Germany
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  • Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo subscriptions investigated
    Karl

    The CMA has today launched a consumer law investigation into Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox to find out whether their auto-renewal terms are unfair.

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned about whether some of these companies’ business practices are legal, such as their use of auto-renewals for online gaming contracts, their cancellation and refund policies,...
    The CMA has today launched a consumer law investigation into the auto-renewal practices of Nintendo Switch, Playstation and Xbox.
    6th April 2019, 23:36
  • Sinclair ZX Spectrum Prototype
    Karl
    As many of you will already be aware, The Centre for Computing History, in Cambridge, has recently acquired a most valuable piece of British history to add to it's plethora of goodies. It turns out the Nine Tiles Inc. have kept the incredible Sinclair ZX Spectrum from somewhere in the latter end of '81 to the eary '82 area.

    Who are Nine Tiles Inc., I hear you ask? Why, they're the writers...
    This is the absolute original build of the Sinclair Spectrum...
    4th April 2019, 19:39
  • Spectrum Addict: Load “FILM2” Available Now
    Karl
    Hello! Want some cool Sunday night nostalgic Spectrum viewing?

    Spectrum Addict: Load “FILM2” (digital SD and HD versions) are NOW AVAILABLE.

    Memoirs of a Spectrum Addict was the 2-hour love letter to the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Now, with permission from Rick Dickinson’s wife, I have released the digital version, with DVDs and BluRays to follow.

    This second film...
    Spectrum Addict FILM2
    21st October 2018, 19:15
  • Vega+ stripped of Sinclair and ZX Spectrum brand
    Karl
    According to the BBC, the RCL Vega+ console has lost it's right to use the Sinclair logo due to all the bumbling mishaps RCL have done. Sky, who own the rights to Amstrad (who in turn bought the rights to Sinclair back in '86) have had enough of all the prevaricating around the proverbial bush. Unfortunately for them, this came crashing down just as RCL had began shipping - with actual real people...
    RCL's Vega+ sporting the Sinclair logo
    1st August 2018, 17:34
  • The Commodore Story Kickstarter
    KerryN
    There's absolutely no denying, this is gonna be B*I*G! Not just because it's Commodore but also it will cover the range of home computers including (but definitely not limited to) the Commodore 64 and the Amiga series (so, yes, 8bit and 16bit).
    I can't really do justice to the KickStarter here on this page, so instead, I heartily recommend clicking the below link and reading the whole campaign...
    WavemStudios is raising funds for The Commodore Story - Changing the world 8-bits at a time on Kickstarter! The Commodore Story of the PET Vic20 C64 & Amiga from engineers, games developers & how CBM influenced the first 8-bit generation users
    15th May 2018, 11:05
  • The Story of the Oliver Twins
    Karl
    Twenty smackers for a fact filled paperback on the Oliver twins. Money spent well, if you ask me! £25 for hardback, also a cracking deal.

    The book, The Story of the Oliver Twins, is 236 pages in length and finished to the very same high standard as my previous books and covering the history in gaming of Philip and Andrew Oliver from their very early days whey they learnt to program...
    The book, The Story of the Oliver Twins, is 236 pages in length and finished to the very same high standard as my previous books and covering the history in gaming of Philip and Andrew Oliver from their very early days whey they learnt to program in their bedrooms through their days at Codemasters before moving on to s
    11th May 2018, 22:29
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