1982 SEGA Electronics Platforms: Commodore Vic-20, Intellivision, Atari 5200, Colecovision and Atari 400/800 Tac-Scan was an early vector-based title by SEGA Electronics in 1982. The game uniquely had you controlling up to seven ships at once, each of which could … Continue reading
Whilst going through the disks of Cory Kin, we found an early preview of Tangent, which was released under the Softek label eventually (which was part of The Edge) – but this prototype specifies The Edge as the label for … Continue reading
Another surprise finding, this time of an aborted early conversion of Codemasters’ Tarzan Goes Ape game, which looks very different to the final released version, with far better graphics. It isn’t sadly too playable, but you can sort of move … Continue reading
Another early version of a title which saw release on the C64, this time an earlier edition of Strike Fleet. This originally was to be called Task Force 1990, but seemingly went under a bit of a cosmetic change and … Continue reading
It’s been on the Gamebase64 and GTW64 missing list for many years now and was unknown if it was released or not. Well, it can be confirmed that the game was indeed released and has been fully preserved. The game … Continue reading
A huge thank you to Andreas Wanda and Kevin Tilley for your kind contribution to our domain and hosting costs for this year!
A huge thank you to Christina Burroughs for her kind contribution to our gamesthatwerent.com domain costs for this year! This now concludes our donations for 2014, so many thanks to everyone who donated!
Just wanted to say a huge thank you to Cory Kin, who has recently posted some disks for GTW64 to preserve – but also included a Zoom Floppy device for us to keep. Already it’s proved invaluable in backing up … Continue reading
A huge thank you to LDX#40 and Jan Schulze for your kind contribution to our domain and hosting costs for this year!
A huge thank you to Vinny Mainolfi for his kind contribution to our gamesthatwerent.com domain costs for this year!
Just a quick post to say thank you to the contributor today who passed on some information regarding some C64 titles. They didn’t leave a proper email/name for credit, so hence this post. Most appreciated, and I’ll update the relevant … Continue reading
A big thanks to Andreas Wanda for his very kind donation, which has completed our hosting costs for 2013/2014. Many thanks to all our contributors who have helped to keep GTW going! :)
A big thanks to Roy Fielding for his recent contribution towards our hosting costs! Many thanks! :)
A big thanks to Vinny Mainolfi and Gary Spence for their recent donation towards our hosting costs! Only a week in, and we’re almost half way there! Many thanks!
1994 The Hidden Platforms: Commodore Amiga 1200 and CD32 (later A500) I’ve always been a fan of racing games on 8-bit and 16-bit platforms, especially Slicks on the C64 and Micro Machines on the NES. So when Darren Gurney highlighted … Continue reading
After a long rescue mission, at long last the lost C64 conversion of The Bubbler has been found and released. The added bonus is that the game is fully complete, containing the loading picture, music and sfx. Developer Matt Young, … Continue reading
One of my favourite Amiga games of all time, The Chaos Engine was released by The Bitmap Brothers in 1993 for the Amiga and various other platforms over the years. The game was closely followed across its development, so it … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
After 5 years of work (give or take), we’re pleased to announce The Games That Weren’t book coming soon in May 2020 from Bitmap Books, covering unreleased games since the dawn of the industry. More details coming soon, but very … Continue reading
2010 TRSI64 Platform: Commodore Vic 20 I’ve seen some amazing developments over the years for the Vic 20 – a proper decent conversion of Manic Miner, isometric games in the style of the classic Ultimate titles and now a conversion … Continue reading