First review: Armalyte (official PC remake)

March 2, 2010

If you’re as excited about this game as I am, you want ANSWERS NOW. You don’t want me to explain (again) the plot, basic gameplay or critical reception of this classic Commodore 64 game.

Instead, let’s fire up the remake, and dive right in…

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C64 classic The Last Ninja – coming to PC

February 11, 2010

Awesome news for C64 fans.

Fresh from finishing work on the PC remake of Armalyte (due out in April), well known game remaker Trevor ‘Smila’ Storey, has revealed his latest project. He’s working on a fan remake of System 3’s classy isometric ninja-em-up, The Last Ninja.

So far, all we have is a single screenshot. (And a promise to include ‘better controls’)

Screenshot - The Last Ninja - PC remake by Smila

Of course, TLN is such a huge game, it’s going to be a big project. I wouldn’t be surprised if we’re looking at a 2011 release.

In the meantime, we’ve contacted Smila for some more details – expect an update here soon!


Armalyte PC remake – more screenshots released…

October 26, 2009

You may remember JOMG’s exclusive interview with the creators of the upcoming PC version of Armalyte.

This remake of the classic Commodore 64 shmup has been sanctioned by the original rights holders AND it’ll come out in a proper CDROM box.

We must be edging closer to a release date now, with publisher Psytronik releasing a big batch of screenshots. Here’s a few of them…

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EXCLUSIVE: Armalyte up my life!

May 1, 2009

Commodore 64 “shmup” fans rejoice!

An official PC remake of the Commodore 64 classic, Armalyte is in development. This release has been sanctioned by the original rights holders AND it’ll come out in a proper CDROM box.

Yes, I know you’re bursting with questions, and HERE at J-OMG, we’ve got all the answers…

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