ColecoVision undertaking guarantees formally licensed gaming nostalgia (video)
Rantmedia Video games has a knack for rekindling childhood gaming reminiscences — see its uncannily correct Vectrex Regeneration as proof. We’re glad to listen to, then, that the developer needs to revive our nostalgia as soon as extra with its upcoming ColecoVision app. The crowdfunded undertaking has all the required licensing to recreate each Coleco’s system and 20-plus basic video games, promising as genuine a Zaxxon expertise as you will get with out the hardware in hand. Rantmedia additionally hopes to foster a aggressive streak with leaderboards, achievements and participant challenges. Ought to the corporate attain its $250,000 funding objective, it expects to launch an iOS model of the software program by March. The agency additionally needs to focus on Android, the PlayStation Vita and desktops, though further OS help will rely upon suggestions. No matter platforms the ColecoVision app helps, it is clear that anybody with a gentle spot for Choplifter will need to chip in $10 or extra on the supply hyperlink.
CHICAGO and CARDIFF, 7 October 2013 – Rantmedia Video games, a prime developer and writer of retro video games, is happy to announce the ‘Kickstarter’ marketing campaign to deliver again ColecoVision – the basic retro video games console from the early Nineteen Eighties.
In collaboration with Coleco Holdings, the undertaking plans to re-introduce the long-lasting ColecoVision video games compilation and will probably be obtainable on the App Retailer, plus probably different platforms relying on the quantity raised.
To again the undertaking, please go to: http://www.kickstarter.com/tasks/rantmediagames/1545944953/colecovision (ultimate URL to be confirmed)
The ColecoVision undertaking shall be a trustworthy recreation of the unique ColecoVision console – launched simply over 31 years in the past. At launch, 20 absolutely licensed titles can be out there. The ColecoVision was so beloved by its group that builders have continued to create video games for the system. It’s deliberate that along with the 20 unique titles, many homebrew titles will even be included within the launch.
Video games obtainable at launch will embrace:
Antarctic Journey, Ken Uston’s BlackJack/Poker, Bump ‘n’ Leap, Mind Strainers, Destructor, Fortune Builder, Frenzy, Jumpman, Jumpman Junior, Jungle Hunt, Montezuma’s Revenge, Ms. Area Fury, Pepper II, Area Fury, Tremendous Motion Boxing, Tremendous Motion Soccer, Tremendous Motion Baseball, Tremendous Motion Soccer, Zaxxon
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- Key specs
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- Recreation format Cartridge
- Controller sort Wired
- Dimensions 2 x 14 x eight in
- Discontinued 1985-06