Category Archives: Features

Our 10 greatest findings

Well, it’s pretty much coming up to 15 years soon since GTW64 first went online and began to recover many a lost title.  One thing we haven’t really done is sat back and reflected on some of the best findings … Continue reading

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Shadowfire 3 concept document

Retro Gamer issue 113 recently featured an excellent feature on the trilogy of Shadowfire by Martyn Carroll.   Trilogy?    Well, you’ll need to check out the article to find out more details about the 3rd game (as well as … Continue reading

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The Commodore Force that never was

Prompted by a recent discussion on Lemon 64 that cropped up – I realised that I had a bit of a story to share regarding an actual magazine issue that never was.  The elusive Commodore Force issue 17. In addition to … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Tech demos for Robocop and Gen 13 on the PS One available to download!

Were pleased to announce that Games That Weren’t can offer exclusively offer two tech demos for download! The demos are games developer Realtime Associates submissions for the contracts for Robocop and Gen 13 on the Playstation. In the event they … Continue reading

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Joe The Serif (C64)

Occasionally GTW64 is passed on software which did infact get a release, but a very limited one and which has not yet been preserved for others to enjoy. Joe The Serif is one such game, preserved by a contributor called … Continue reading

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Lost Vic 20 games

The Vic 20 was one of my favourite machines that I grew up with, being actually the first ever proper computer I had back in 1989. One dream has been to set up a dedicated sister site for the Vic … Continue reading

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Attack of the Mutant Camels ’89 (Konix)

Sadly this was one of our most popular articles that was lost in the crash of the old GTW site, which included quotes directly about the game from Jeff Minter himself. Hopefully we will at some stage get the review … Continue reading

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The history of Berserker Works Ltd

The was originally posted on the central GTW site a couple of years back, luckily for Frank I archive things obsessively and thus still had all the files and details on my computer. Enjoy! The story of Berserker Works is … Continue reading

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Simon Cooke and the Sam Coupe

Simon Cookes biography on Wikipedia doesnt pay enough justice to his role within Sam Coupe scene. His unreleased contributions include Populous(incomplete), Bubble Bobble (unattainable license, 1991), Zub (unfinished, but screenshots exist). Unrelated to Sam Coupe but of great importance is … Continue reading

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S.T.U.N Runner, better on Speccy?

Interesting find on our travels, but as some may well know – the Spectrum version of S.T.U.N Runner wasnt particularly great (Well, the C64 version was only marginally better, but thats not saying much). However, things could have been a … Continue reading

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