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The Commodore 64 returns as a modern PC

If you want a working Commodore 64 in your home, but would also like something that you could actually use as a computer, somehow there's now a product to fit your needs. The new Commodore 64x looks as much like the beige wedge of old as you could ever expect, but has an Intel Dual Core 525 Atom pro...

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VC in Brief: Wonder Boy III (SMS) and Cybernoid (C64)

This week's Virtual Console update is quite the doozie, giving us one obscure C64 title and one game we've played a billion times. We don't mean to sound bitter, but we're pretty sure there's a baker's dozen Wonder Boy games littering the lands of the Virtual Console. Check 'em out above! Cybern...

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iPhone Commodore 64 app removed from App Store

Were you happy to hear that C64, the iPhone Commodore 64 emulator app, had been approved by Apple and finally seen release? We were too. Try to remember that feeling, then, as we tell you that after having been rejected, and then finally accepted, it's been pulled from the App Store. When developer ...

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VC in Brief: California Games (C64)

California Games (C64, 1 - 5 players, 500 Wii Points) We say: Check it out! This week's release is an old favorite: California Games. Featuring an eclectic mix of sports to play (are these games all Californians know and love?), it's a game that many likely remember fondly. Well, in playing it fo...

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Commodore64 iPhone app finished, denied by Apple

If you're hoping to see a few text-filled blue screens or play a few games that have reached the American legal drinking age on your iPhone, you're going to have to wait -- perhaps indefinitely. Mobile developer Manomio (of iPhone Flashback fame), together with Danish studio Kiloo Aps have crafted...

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VC in Brief: Tower Toppler (C64)

Tower Toppler (Commodore 64, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone, 500 Wii Points) We say: Tough, but unique; puzzle and platforming fans will likely enjoy it This week, we have one new Virtual Console title to play with: Tower Toppler on the C64. It's an inventive title, and very unique when compared to ...

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Where Ben Heck's C64 laptop is going, it doesn't need roads

Ben Heck is taking a trip back in time with his latest mod, back to a time when DeLoreans were in production and Teddy Kaczynski was still buying sunglasses and hoodies by the truckload. It was 1982 when the C64 emerged, and Ben Heck's latest laptop mod recaptures the magic of that time's bulky el...

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VC in Brief: Summer Games II (C64)

Summer Games II (C64, 1-8 players, 500 Wii Points) We say: do not download Summer Games II features 8 different sports that are just horrible to play. The controls and gameplay just leave a lot to be desired, and the game has not held up well. It's just plain bad, and my time with it will be easily...

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VC in Brief: Pit Stop II, The Last Ninja, and International Karate

Another Monday means another edition of VC in Brief, which is kind of like a guy talking over some retro games. Actually, that's exactly what this is! Man, when it comes to describing things, we take the cake. And then we eat that cake. And then we have a sugar crash. Head past the break for more de...

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Wiikly Wares: C64 games launch an Onslaught on Wii

Click image for more bug blastin' screens There are plenty of new goodies to check out on Wii this week. including a whole new system on the Virtual Console! We won't bother wasting any more time here typing out words you're going to just ignore, so shoot down for the details you crave. Virtual...

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