The Amiga is the newest sport system to get a mini retro remake


Commodore’s Amiga 500, a house pc that grew to become a well-liked sport system, is receiving a remake. The A500 Mini is being developed by Retro Video games Ltd, which beforehand launched a mini model of the Commodore 64.

The Amiga 500 was essentially the most profitable mannequin within the Amiga household of PCs, which began to look within the mid-’80s and drew a faithful following as gaming techniques, notably in Europe. Whereas the A500 Mini is clearly primarily based on the Amiga 500, Retro Video games Ltd says it’ll additionally emulate the extra highly effective AGA graphics {hardware} from the Amiga 1200.

The checklist of video games confirmed to date contains:

  • Alien Breed 3D
  • One other World
  • ATR: All Terrain Racing
  • Battle Chess
  • Cadaver
  • Kick Off 2
  • Pinball Goals
  • Simon the Sorcerer
  • Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe
  • The Chaos Engine
  • Worms: The Director’s Reduce
  • Zool

There’ll be 25 included in whole, and also you’ll additionally be capable of add extra your self with WHDLoad, an set up bundle for Amiga software program. Different system features embody the power to modify between 50Hz and 60Hz display screen refresh charge, save states, a built-in CRT filter, and numerous scaling choices.

The A500 Mini comes with a two-button USB mouse that’s already making my hand cramp up with nostalgia, in addition to a gamepad harking back to the one from the CD32, an ill-fated try to convert the Amiga into a conventional sport console. The keyboard on the case is unfortunately not useful, however you possibly can hook up your individual over USB.

Retro Video games Ltd will launch the A500 Mini early subsequent 12 months. It’ll price $139.99 within the US and £119.99 within the UK.