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Hunter’s Moon Remastered Digital on sale – 75% off!
08.07.2021

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!




TFC3+ in stock now!
06.07.2021

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!




Modern day C64 enhancements!
04.07.2021

We have some great modern day devices to let you get the most out of your Commodore machines! Are you looking to load games off an SD Card at an affordable price? Then we have the cableless version of SD2IEC. How about a RAMBoard expansion for your trusty Commodore disk drives? Do you need an extra cartridge port? Then look no further than the Mini X-Pander+. Well, we stock these (along with so much more) within our Online Shop. Place your orders now!




K&A plus magazine now in stock
03.07.2021

Are you looking for a quality C64 and Amiga magazine? Then you can’t go wrong with the English version of K&A plus. Professionally printed in an A4 size format, K&A plus covers all things Commodore – game reviews, opinion articles, event reports, tutorials and interviews in gloriously colorful glossy paper. Our Online Shop currently stocks issue 18 (the latest), along with the special Best of #1-5 edition.




Heroes & Cowards Re-stocked!
02.07.2021

The wonderful point ’n‘ click adventure game Heroes & Cowards is now back in stock. Receiving critical acclaim by Reset 64 and Commodore Free magazines, Heroes & Cowards is a highly accessible adventure game featuring atmospheric location graphics and a great story narrative. Presented in our usual high quality packaging, this is a must have for collectors of modern C64 games. Grab your box now!




Great range of cables available
01.07.2021

Has your cable or connector been damaged or been misplaced? Perhaps you are looking to do more with your current hardware? Well, our Online Shop stocks a great range of cables for your Commodore machine. These include the Y/C monitor cable with audio jack (perfect for FM YAM or headphones) and Y floppycable (splitter), with either female or male connectors.





BeamRacer back in stock!
27.06.2021

This groundbreaking video co-processor expansion for the C64 with VideoMod converter always sells out quickly. But we have great news, additional units of the BeamRacer have been secured and they are now available to order. But don’t wait too long as they are sure to go quickly.




Zeta Wing and Neutron – digital 50% off now, cartridge in preparation!
26.06.2021

Great news for fans of C64 SHMUPs on a budget. Sarah Jane Avory’s award winning shooters Zeta Wing and Neutron are part of the SJA’s Summer Sale 2021 on itch.io: Each game 50% off! Or buy both for $3.48 (regularly $6.98)! This offer ends on June 29 2021, 1:00 AM CEST. So you better be quick!
View sales: itch.io/s/51452/sjas-summer-sale-2021

But for physical game collectors, we have some great news for you! Zeta Wing will also get a physical release on cartridge and will include Neutron as a bonus game. Kwayne is currently working on the box art and progressing well. More news on this soon, stay tuned!




Briley Witch Chronicles – Amulets
16.06.2021

Briley on her own, messing about with an amulet… What could possibly go wrong?




Great modern day SID solutions now in stock
15.06.2021

Are you looking for modern day SID solutions for your C64? Well, you will find that our online shop has what you need! ARMSID, ARM2SID and MixSID (Double-SID board) are available to order now. Get your C64 sounding the best it can before stock sells out fast.




FM-YAM open for pre-orders!
13.06.2021


The FM-YAM is a Sound Expander clone that can reproduce 12 (!) voices on your C64. We are teaming up with XeNTaX again to produce a new batch of this fabulous cartridge. You can secure a unit by placing your pre-order via the Protovision Shop right now!




Now Available: Zeus LT Smarthome Solution
12.06.2021

Isn’t it everyone’s dream to control their house using their trusty C64? Why not connect your home devices to your C64 with the handy Zeus LT Smarthome Solution. Use your favorite home computer to control your lighting, shutters, security cameras, garage door or refrigerator. The possible applications are endless and what’s even better is that the C64 isn’t going to collect data about your usage habits… we promise!




Now Available: Synthia in the Cyber Crypt

Available now from our shop is the Collector’s Edition of Synthia in the Cyber Crypt. Synthia is a platform adventure game that won the Official C64 SEUCK Compo 2020. It is one of the most interesting games created with Shoot ’em Up Construction Kit as there is no shooting elements to the game. The game is presented in a custom made cartridge featuring a transparent perspex shell and LCD lighted tubes. Grab your copy now!




Now Available: Dr Wuro Games!
09.06.2021

We are excited to announce that we now stock great titles from Dr. Wuro Industries – Shadow Switcher, Frogs and Shotgun. These individual games are available to order as a disk edition with game manual. We also have in stock the Frogs and Shotgun 4 Player Cartridge that not only includes two fun games but also includes an integrated 4 player adapter. These are all sure to be great additions to your C64 games collection.




Kerberos in stock – grab yours quick!

The Kerberos, a popular MIDI and file transfer interface, is one of the hottest items that we stock in our shop that always sells out quickly. We have a limited number of these great devices back in stock. Don’t hesitate to place your order as the new stock will sell out fast!




Protovision Shop Now Supercharged!
06.06.2021


Our planned re-opening on June 1 experienced problems as our site server host was not able to provide us with a quality internet connection. Well, the good news is that we have changed server hosts and the Protovision Shop is now working better than ever before.
Try it out! It’s a slicker experience than ever! protovision.games/shop




The Protovision Shop is fully open again!
01.06.2021

We are excited to announce that the Protovision shop is back in action and is now completely re-opened! Our shelves are full to the brim as we have restocked almost every item we had plus added a lot of new stuff for you to explore. All physical game editions are available again including Soul Force, MW Ultra, Outrage, Sam’s Journey, Hunter’s Moon and many more! Get your copies while stocks last!




Retro Annual 2020: Four Protovision games reviewed
30.05.2021

The Retro Annual 2020 has been shipped to backers of its Kickstarter campaign. This outstanding book includes reviews of four Protovision titles. The rating scheme is graphics / audio / gameplay / staying power / overall. Ratings:

Soul Force (9.5 / 9.0 / 9.5 / 9.5 / 9.5)
Outrage (10 / 10 / 10 / 10 / 10)
Zeta Wing (9.0 / 9.0 / 9.5 / 9.5 / 9.5)
Planet X2.1 (8.0 / 8.0 / 7.5 / 8.5 / 8.0)

We are happy to see that all of our releases achieved superb ratings. Outrage even scored the unbelievable maximum rating of 10 in all categories!

Download Outrage review – with kind permission of the publisher!
Retro Annual 2020 unboxing video
Order Retro Annual 2020

All of these games can be purchased as instant digital downloads. Boxed Collectors editions can be ordered again from June 1 when our shop is fully back in action.
So hang on, we are almost there!




RETURN Magazine 45: Soul Force reviewed [German]
29.05.2021

Our shooting star Soul Force has been featured in issue 45 of the German language RETURN Magazine, which has been released recently. Among other points, the review highlighted the game’s highly advanced technical level, the excellent presentation and the wide variety across its expansive number of stages.

RETURN Issue 45 Trailer
Details and order

Soul Force is available as instant digital download. The Boxed Collectors edition can be ordered when our online shop re-opens on June 1. So make sure to mark that date in your calendar!




K&A Plus #18: Soul Force, Outrage, Zeta Wing reviewed & more!
28.05.2021

Issue #18 of K&A Plus is here. This excellent fanzine heavily features Protovision titles! Their rating scheme is graphics / sound / gameplay and we are pleased that our games received positive responses.
Soul Force reviewed (rating: 10 / 8 / 9)
Outrage reviewed (rating: 9 / 9 / 9), also Bernd Buchegger (coder) interviewed
Zeta Wing reviewed (rating: 9 / 7 / 8)
– S.P.R.E.R.O. V1.3 on cover disk (exclusive!), also in the news
Briley Witch Chronicles in the news
The magazine is available in both English and Polish and can be purchased in either print or digital format from here: #18 on the K&A Plus Website.
The reviewed games listed above are available as instant digital downloads while the Boxed Collectors editions can be ordered when our online shop re-opens on June 1. So make sure to mark that date in your calendar!




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