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News Bitmap Brothers working on Z makeover

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by arcticstoat, 1 Apr 2011.

  1. arcticstoat

    arcticstoat New Member

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  2. NethLyn

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    Excellent news, a remake not just fronted by the original publishers, but coded by an 8-Bit vet.

    If they stick to the spirit of Steel Soldiers rather than the very first Z, I'm pre-ordering.
     
  3. Guinevere

    Guinevere Mega Mom

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    Not on iOS or Android you're not.
     
  4. Phalanx

    Phalanx Needs more dragons and stuff.

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    Oh I loved Z. Definitely getting this!
     
  5. NethLyn

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    :duh:

    It might be the push to upgrade to a smartphone :lol:
     
  6. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Woah hang on there nellie! Speedball 2 on iPad?
     
  7. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    Bitmap Brothers: now there's a blast from the past.

    They were pretty much the cream, back when Amigas were the home computer of choice. I fondly remember playing all of the games mentioned in the article.

    Replay value was never an issue with those games.
     
  8. TheDitherer

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    I played Xenon 2 and The Chaos Engine on ST. Brilliant!
     
  9. Dreaming

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    I played Z so much when I was younger. Good memories.
     
  10. SighMoan

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    Magic Pockets and Chaos Engine were really great games.
     
  11. Skiddywinks

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    Oh ****! I have been looking for this game for ages. I remember it from years ago, but didn't know the name.

    Sick.
     
  12. pbryanw

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    I remember playing Magic Pockets - an underrated game from the Bitmap's classic era. And remember wanting it after watching it on kid's Saturday morning TV. Also Xenon 2. One of the best soundtracks from that era, but I could never get past level 2.
     
  13. Woody59

    Woody59 If Woody59 can... Why can't I?!

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    No Freaking Way! This is the first strategy game I ever had. I played the hell out of this game till I finally beat it. Man that game was hard - so frustrating mis-managing a unit and having to re-start over and over. I remember playing this on my first ever PC: an Intel 133 CPU with 8mb of ram and a 1.2gig drive. Top of the range back then...
     
  14. Kroy

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    Bitmap brothers rule! Xenon on the amiga was one of a few titles which convinced me to save up enough money to buy an amiga 500 when I was a youngin. Ahh the memories.
     
  15. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    Jaysus, blast from the past indeed!

    I never got very far in the game and neither did my brother, who was the one who bought it. Harder than steel deep fried in concrete with a diamond coating.
     
  16. Kasius

    Kasius Bringing the dremolition

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    Just about got this to run on 7 a few weeks back. Epic game worthy of a makeover
     
  17. Shayper09

    Shayper09 Swimming in Deionized.

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    Z Steel Soldiers <3

    If it comes out on the iPhone I AM GETTING IT! =]
     
  18. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    This brings back memories, will be interesting to see how it turns out
     
  19. peeki

    peeki now why did that happen???

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    The Chaos Engine is an all time great, remake that!!!!
     
  20. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    Bitmap brothers + Atari ST = good memories.
     
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