THE COMMODORE 64 IS REBORN

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by Marc Rushton

31st January, 2018

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THE COMMODORE 64 IS REBORN

The world's best-selling home computer is reborn. Launching soon, The C64 Mini is a 50% scale replica of the much-loved machine from 35 years ago.

Featuring high-definition output via HDMI, a classic style joystick and 64 built-in games including classics like Uridium, Paradroid, Hawkeye, Nebulus and Monty Mole.

The C64 Mini is pixels perfect at 4:3 ratio, with full width, CRT filter, and US/Europe display mode options. It also features a save game function.

There are two USB ports to plug in a USB keyboard and use as a fully functional home computer with C64 BASIC or add a second joystick for 2-player games.

Future software updates can also be performed via USB flash drive.

C64 Mini

Included is the C64 Mini, 64 fully licensed classic games, Joystick, HDMI Cable, Manual and a USB power lead (but no AC adaptor).

The C64 Mini will be available end-March 2018, with pricing expected at £69.99 / $69.99 / €79.99. No Australian pricing or availability has been announced yet.

Retro Games Ltd, the designers and makers of The C64 range have said that a full sized, fully working version will also become available in 2018.

More information: www.thec64.com

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As the publisher of both GadgetNET and StereoNET, Marc can still be found buried deep in the review room auditioning everything from docks to soundbars, amplifiers and headphones. Marc is also the Event Director of the International HiFi Show.

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