Archives for the month December 2013 of Genesis8 Amstrad Page




Double Dragon available on Nintendo 3DS

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Double Dragon is already available in the Nintendo 3DS Eshop (virtual console, black and white game).




Billy Run Again by Jean Philippe Biscay (author of Billy la Banlieue and Billy 2)

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Jean Philippe Biscay is the original developper of Billy La Banlieue (1986) and Billy 2 (1987), both of them published by Loriciels.

He is programming with his son a new sequel : Billy Run Again for Android, IPhone, Web, Windows, Mac and Linux.

You can subscribe on his web site to know of any advancement.




HxC Floppy Drive Emulator v2.0.18.4 available on Sourceforge

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HxC Floppy Drive Emulator v2.0.18.4 is available on Sourceforge (source included of course).

It's an utility to create images to be used by the SDCard HxC Floppy Emulator, to replace the good old 3 inch disks drives of our Amstrad CPC.



A remake of Outrun for PC by Barbarian 1987 using basic (QB64)

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After a remake of Barbarian and Crazy Cars, F.L. is currently writing a remake of Outrun (beta)

F.L. did program it with in basic (QB64), which is a windows compiler. You can get out your gwbasic or quick basic programs and still run them with QB64, or use the new features bringed by QB64 (like networking).

loading screen of the Outrun Amstrad CPC game



Happy Christmas

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It's a bit late to wish your a merry Christmas, I hope so that you received what you were asking for.




What is the link between Saboteur and the Revenge of the Ninja movie ?

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Well it's all about the poster's film which really looks like the Saboteur loading screen, I will let you judge.

loading screen of the Amstrad CPC game Saboteur and movie poster of Revenge of the Ninja



Happy new year 2014

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Happy new year 2014, I hope you will get what you wish for (for you and all those you love).


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