Funstock.co.uk Announces the Blaze Tab Retro Gaming Tablet

Funstock.co.uk, a popular destination for retro gaming in Europe, has announced the BLAZE®TAB. It is a brand new gaming tablet aimed specifically at retro gamers. The tablet features a quad core processor and a dedicated graphics processor. It can play all retro games made for consoles including but not limited to the ZX Spectrium, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari 2600, Famicom, Super Famicom, NES, SNES...

Daley Thompson’s Decathlon 2012 Concept Video

In celebration of the eve of the London 2012 Olympics, Elite Systems has released a concept video of how Daley Thompson’s Decathlon would look updated to modern standards on an iPhone. Originally released in 1984, Daley Thompson’s Decathlon was released on the original ZX Spectrum system. The first portion of the video shows original footage of Daley Thompson’s Decathlon. The sec...

Match Day Collection: ZX Spectrum Review

Match Day Collection: ZX Spectrum Developer: Elite Systems Publisher: Elite Systems Platform: iPhone(Reviewed)/iPad Release: 8/6/12 Price:  $1.99 – Available Here/HD Version Available Here Overview Remember 1984? No, me either. That may have to do with the fact that I wasn’t born then. But if unlike me, you were in fact alive, then perhaps this game will be a blast from your past. Deve...

Match of the day HD collection goes retro on iOS

Some news that is sure to bring up some fond memories for many gamers of the older generation way before HDMI cables and motion control with the impeding release of the iconic ZX Spectrum titles from Elite Systems; Match Day, International Match Day and Match Day II, coming 8th June for all iOS devices. The Match Day HD collection will be offered as either an in-App purchase as part of the ZX Spec...

Head Over Heels: ZX Spectrum Review

Head over Heels: ZX Spectrum Developer: Elite Systems Group Publisher: Elite Systems Group Platforms: iPhone (reviewed), iTouch, iPad Release Date: 11 May, 2012 Price: $1.99 – Available Here Overview Old school arcade games being updated and shifted onto the iOS are a popular form of nostalgia these days. The handheld device offers an easy way to transport adults back to a time where things ...

“Head Over Heels” ZX Spectrum Port Announced for iOS

In their continuing effort to bring the ZX Spectrum faves to the modern masses, Elite have now announced their next title by the name of “Head Over Heels”. Originally developed by Ocean Software, this puzzle platformer features an isometric view, as well as controlling multiple characters with unique abilities; apparently the first of its kind. As with their other titles, Elite have in...

ZX Spectrum 100 Greatest Hits Review

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 100 Greatest Hits Developer: Elite Systems Publisher: Elite Systems Platforms: iPhone (reviewed), iPod Touch, iPad Release Date: April 20, 2012 Price: $9.49 (HERE) Overview The Sinclair ZX Spectrum was released almost exactly thirty years ago as a home computer. Since then it has had thousands upon thousands of pieces of software created for use on the device, many of them gam...

Wikipedia/Google Celebrate the Anniversary of the ZX Spectrum

April 23rd, 1982 is a day that will forever live in the memory of a proud Englishman – it’s the day that the Sinclair ZX Spectrum was unleashed upon the world in direct competition with the Commodore 64 system. Since its launch, the British-made system has had over 23,000 pieces of software created for it, many of them games that will bring an air of sudden nostalgia to anyone who̵...

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