Win Protovision Prizes – Pieces II Level Design Compo!
Have you heard that you can win a Protovision shop voucher by entering the Pieces II Level Design Compo? Pieces II is an upcoming puzzle game release that will include level designs from the C64 community. Design and submit your level. If you are a winning entry, you will received a voucher to use in our online shop. You can find out more details here.
Time to get creative by participating in the Pieces II Level Design competition. Here is to your chance to support the C64 gaming community by designing new game levels for the upcoming release of Pieces II. Top entries shall be included in the final Pieces II release. The best submissions will be awarded phenomenal prizes. Find out more here .
Sarah Jane Avory updated her vertical Shoot ’em up for the C64. New in v1.2:
– Added save for settings (remembers auto-fire and difficulty level, plus high-scores).
– Can save settings (including high scores) to either device 8 or 9.
– Cartridge version is now EasyFlash and will auto-save settings to cartridge.
– Disk version now has a proper loading screen.
Shortly afterwards, V1.2.1 has been released. Just a small update to allow the pause key to be configured in the options screen.
The RGN C64 Round Up is a great monthly video presentation covering many of the latest releases, news, pixel art and demos to be released on the scene. The August 2021 episode features exclusive footage of one our upcoming releases – Muddy Racers. Check out the video clip on this great single screen racer (and many other games):
It’s fantastic to see that the Ultimate devices now support GMod2! However, it needs a CRT file containing your GMod2 image for it to work. For those who only have separate flash and eeprom files, we have decided to release our Gmod2 to CRT conversion tool to the public – find it here.
Are you a fan of Commodore machines? Do you enjoy great game reviews, opinion articles, event reports, tutorials and interviews? Then K&A Plus is the magazine for you.
This professionally printed publication comes in an A4 size format – which means you won’t have to squint to read it. Our Online Shop currently stocks issue 18 (the latest), along with the special Best of #1-5 edition.
Are you looking for the hardware upgrade that rules them all? We present to you the SuperKernal – one of the best hardware enhancements for the C64.
Switch between kernals and file images at the press of a key. Instantly load and start C64 programs directly from an FTP site and more. Find out details and get yours!
The Blast Annual 2020 is an awesome multi-format gaming publication celebrating all aspects of the retro community. Volume 2 is now available to order from our Shop. Containing a large range of game and hardware reviews and interesting feature articles, the annual is a great read.
We expect that many of you are eagerly awaiting the release of the MEGA65 computer. So how about you pass the time by enjoying some great MEGA65 branded merchandise. Our Online Shop now stocks t-shirts, USB sticks, mouse pads, key chains, mugs and stickers all with the official MEGA65 branding. Check them out now!
Ultimate devices now support GMod2 cartridge images
With the latest firmware updates for Ultimate 64, Ultimate II+ and Ultimate II, these devices support GMod2 cartridge images now! Many of Protovision’s physical games are distributed on GMod2 cartridges. Most recently, we have updated all digital packages to include GMod2 crt files. This includes all of our games you have purchased from us previously via our Online Shop or on itch.io. To access the updates, simply reuse the download links that were provided to you at the time of original purchase.
We are pleased to announce that Muddy Racers for the C64 will be published by Protovision. Muddy Racers, developed by Monte Boyd, will be a high quality release that promises to deliver a whole lot of fun top down racing action – whether it be as a single player experience or as a multi-player party game for up to 4 players. To find out more about this great racer, head on over to the brand new Muddy Racers game page.
It has been a while since we last posted about this action puzzle game by Zbigniew Ross (creator of YOOMP! 64). However, things are moving along quite nicely with Cursed Tomb:
– Levels have been tweaked/fine tuned;
– In addition to a disk version, cartridge versions have been created: both, GMod2 and EasyFlash formats will be available;
– Work on game manual has been started as well.
The game is under heavy testing by the QA team now. Stay tuned!
New Lotek64 released: Four Protovision games reviewed [German]
Issue 62 of the popular German language fanzine Lotek64 is out!
This issue features four (!) of our recent games: Outrage, Wormhole, Soul Force and Zeta Wing. To our delight, all titles have been well received by the editors. As a special treat, you can find a detailed interview with Bernd Buchegger, the programmer of Outrage.
Also exciting to read is the story of the creator of The Camp: mac of tugcs (part 2 of 2).
You can get Lotek64 #62 at the following link: lotek64.com.
If you have a C128 then it’s probably one of your most prized possessions in your retro collection. Make sure you protect your precious hardware with our great dust cover – now available for both the C128 and C128D machines.
Hunter’s Moon Remastered Digital on sale – 75% off!
The digital version of Hunter’s Moon Remastered is currently on sale at a great price of only $1.24USD by Thalamus Digital Publishing. Head on over to the Thalamus itch.io page to secure your digital copy of a wonderful remake of a great classic C64 game. This offer ends on July 19 2021, 9:00 AM CEST. So you better be quick! But if you want to experience the game on real hardware then your best option is to grab yourself the Collector’s Cartridge Edition from our on Online Shop. We only have limited numbers left in stock, so make sure your grab your copy because once they are gone then they are gone forever!
The TFC3+ is an enhanced version of the popular The Final Cartridge freezer/fastload cartridge. We just restocked this versatile cart. However, stock won’t last long, so be quick to place your order in our Online Shop before we sell out again!