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Micro Hexagon brings Super Hexagon to the Commodore 64

Developers Paul Koller and Mikkel Hastrup created a Commodore 64 version of Terry Cavanagh's Super Hexagon, an action twitch-based game that was originally released for iOS, Android and PC. Titled Micro Hexagon, it was programmed by Koller for the second RGCD Cartridge Development Competition, a contest where developers submit games in working 16KB cartridge ROM format. The games submitted don't have to be original works, but they have to have been made for the Commodore 64 by the developer. Micro Hexagon adapts Cavanagh's PC and mobile title to the old school personal computer. In the video above, the game is played on a CRT monitor, but it can also be downloaded and played on an emulator. Koller has previously ported other titles to the Commodore 64, such as Adam Saltsman's C...

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Super Crate Box recreated as a Commodore 64 game

Retro Gamer CD and indie developer Vlambeer released the Commodore 64 version of the 2010 arcade game, Super Crate Box. Much like Vlambeer's original title, Super Bread Box is an arcade-style game in which players fight off enemies and snag weapon crates. Super Bread Box also includes new characters, levels and an online scoreboard. You can watch the trailer above for a sense of its graphical style, gameplay and chiptune sound. A "cut-down" version of Super Bread Box is available as a free download for an emulator or Commodore 64 on the game's official website. You can buy a full version for £1.99 (approximately $3.23) or physical version for £30.00 (roughly $48.72) through Retro Gamer CD. The Commodore 64 version has been in development for some time. Indie Games Summit at GDC...

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Ridiculous Fishing studio celebrates birthday by releasing two free games

Vlambeer, the studio best known for its work on Super Crate Box and Ridiculous Fishing, is celebrating its third birthday by releasing Gun Godz and a prototype for its upcoming Wasteland Kings release for free. Both games are available for Windows PC, while Wasteland Kings is still also in development as a paid commercial title on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. Wasteland Kings was first developed as a roguelike prototype for the 2013 MOJAM. Gun Godz on the other hand was previously exclusive to those who paid subscriptions for Venus Patrol. Gun Godz is a first-person shooter centered around gangster rap on the planet Venus. In addition, Vlambeer is offering giveaways for 50 Luftrausers Steam pre-order codes and 1,000 Vlambeer OSTs, along with a sign up for a limited edition Vlambeer &...

Super Crate Box Releases
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  • iOS
    • Released 04/04/2012
    • Publisher Vlambeer
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  • PlayStation Mobile
    • Released 10/02/2012
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