Removed "Tales of Unknown" (because of conflicting claims regarding its ownership) and added "Summer Games".
Important Notice: 29th March, 2013 saw the launch of 'C64: Elite Collection / Free', universal apps from which to build a collection of "near-100% original C64 games". Consequently, support for this app has been discontinued. However, this app will continue to be made available from the iTunes App Store for the benefit and convenience of those who have purchased it. A refund for the purchase price of this app, plus the purchase price of any associated in-app content can be obtained by sending the following item(s) to [email protected] [A copy of the email purchase receipt, as supplied by Apple, at the time of purchase of i) this app / this in-app content and ii) the C64:Elite Collection app / in-app content, from the iTunes App Store]. Please allow up to 28 days for processing of any refund.
Download this App to receive SUMMER GAMES and to get 9 more classic 8-bit home computer games for NO ADDITIONAL FEE! Then, collect up to 100 classic 8-bit home computer games as they’re added to the In-App Shop each month.
Relive the Golden Age of Gaming with a collection of the most popular retro games from the 80s and 90s. This extensive catalogue pays homage to each of the originals, with controls designed to mimic what 8-bit home computer game fans remember from 30 years ago! For those who love the classic gaming experience, this hand-held breakthrough is sure to guarantee hours of fun.
- Download this App to receive SUMMER GAMES and to get 9 more classic 8-bit home computer games for NO ADDITIONAL FEE! (Including, Jon Freeman’s masterly strategy game, ARCHON and the timeless beat 'em-up BRUCE LEE).
- Then, collect up to 100 classic 8-bit home computer games as they’re added to the In-App Shop each month.
- Original game and box art and extensive game play instructions.
- Authentic home computer sound.
- ‘Auto save’ on exiting any game.
- Portrait and landscape play / display modes.
- Much-lauded iDaptive (i.e. user-definable, game-specific joystick, keypad & canvass) Controls; an instructional video for which can be found by Googling “Tiny URL 22qh8hl” and here: http://tinyurl.com/22qh8hl
- All games Officially Licenced from the current copyright owners and offered in their near-100% original form.
Collect additional games, as they’re added to the In-App shop each month, in 2 unique ways:
- 30 separate packs, each of 3 games, available for download at £0.69/Euro0.79/US$0.99
- all 100 games for a MASSIVELY discounted price (basically the price of a movie ticket).
THE SEPARATE GAME PACKS AVAILABLE THIS MONTH COMPRISE:
Pack 1 – Price: FREE
2. BRUCE LEE
Pack 2 – Price: FREE
1. BLACK MAGIC
2. ALTERNATE REALITY: THE CITY
3. ALTERNATE REALITY: THE DUNGEON
Pack 3 – Price: FREE
1. EMLYN HUGHES INTERNATIONAL SOCCER
2. MONTY ON THE RUN
3. BARBARIAN: THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR (also known as DEATH SWORD)
Pack 4 – Coming Soon!
ABOUT US: Elite is the developer and publisher behind the British retro games app, "ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection"; a collection of more than 170 'Speccy' home computer games that's been wowing retro games fans on the App Store since October 2010. We're now applying our 28 years of continuous activity as a game developer and publisher to put together this next great 'Retro Games' app. We’re committed to improving and further developing the App in the weeks and months ahead and to adding to the ‘In-App Shop’ further packs and games such as, we hope:
Access Software’s LEADERBOARD GOLF
Epyx’s IMPOSSIBLE MISSION
Free Fall Games’ ARCHON II: ADEPT
Geoff Crammond’s STUNT CAR RACER
Novagen’s MERCENARY: ESCAPE FROM TARG
Ozark Softscape’s M.U.L.E and much more.
NOTE: we're aware that the Main Menu doesn't rotate when the device is inverted. We intend to address this matter when we update the app.
- April 06, 2012 Initial release
- July 21, 2012 New version v1.2
- March 29, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99