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Video: Modern games inspired by the ZX Spectrum

Recently I've been playing a preview build of Downwell, an upcoming vertical platformer for PC and Mobile that has gorgeous ZX Spectrum-inspired graphics. Having spent my earliest gaming years as a die-hard Spec-chum, it makes me kind...Show More Summary

Hands on with the Recreated ZX Spectrum

The British have a very totemistic self image. We define ourselves by red buses, black taxis, cups of tea and the Sunday roast. Add to that list the iconic Sinclair ZX Spectrum, a pioneering home computer that managed to showcase the best of British innovation as well as our more eccentric nature. Show More Summary

Exploring the ZX Spectrum's glorious rebirth as a gaming keyboard

I remember it like it was yesterday. I'm sitting there, in my parent's lounge, as my dad comes down the stairs with what looks like a black box. He peels back the paper sleeve to reveal a polystyrene insert that houses a small black keyboard with stubby rubberized keys, a huge power brick and a handful of cassette tapes. Show More Summary

The ZX Spectrum is coming back in a radically different form, according to a report from BBC News.

The ZX Spectrum is coming back in a radically different form, according to a report from BBC News. The Sinclair Spectrum Vega version of the old-school console is set to arrive in April, with plans afoot to have 1,000 games from the Spectrum back catalog preloaded on the new hardware. Read more...

A Popular Gaming Console From The 1980s Is Coming Back And It's Only £100

If you remember playing with an original ZX Spectrum video console, you're in luck: It's coming back. And if you don't, chances are you'll want to try out one of the 1,000 retro games it features to see how your parents witnessed the birth of gaming. Show More Summary

adidas Originals ZX Flux Nylon “Spectrum

In a fashion that truly exemplifies the store’s framework, Milan’s Spectrum – a graffiti and streetwear haven – stamp their identity on a pair of the ubiquitous adidas Originals ZX Flux. Having taken the scene by storm, the ZX Flux… The post adidas Originals ZX Flux Nylon “Spectrum” appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Vintage Computers Assemble to Create Christmas Symphony [Video]

From The Glasgow School of Art: The ensemble: A collection of vintage Mac computers, a Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum + 1 and a SEGA Mega Drive perform a rendition of “Carol of the Bells” with lyrics re-written by Robert Florence & Philip Larkin in the Mackintosh Library at The Glasgow School of Art. Show More Summary

Carol of the Bleeps

James Houston created an electronic holiday card for the Glasgow School of Art using a Commodore 64, a Sinclair ZX Spectrum, vintage Macs, and a Sega Mega Drive to perform Carol of the Bells – though the lyrics have been tweaked a b...

Relive Britain's home computer boom with the ZX Vega

5 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

The Vega console is not merely modeled on the classic ZX Spectrum, one of the more striking early home-computer designs. Read the rest

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Portable Console Runs Entire Spectrum of ZX Spectrum Games

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

It may not have been as popular in the U.S., but the Sinclair ZX Spectrum holds a special place in British home computer history. Sinclair founder Sir Clive Sinclair was freakin’ knighted mainly because of the…

Sinclair ZX Spectrum reborn as a retro console

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

For those who enjoyed classic games like Chuckie Egg and Elite, little can compare to the nostalgia that Sir Clive Sinclair's ZX Spectrum home computer invokes. The venerable "Speccy" made a big impact on the UK home computer scene back...Show More Summary

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Can Play Over 14,000 Retro Video Games Through Your TV

The latest startup project to hit the Highsnob inbox is the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega, a new gaming gadget that can play a whopping 14,000 classic 80s computer games through your TV screen. Costing £100 (or $156.53 for Snobs in the USA)… The post Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Can Play Over 14,000 Retro Video Games Through Your TV appeared first on Highsnobiety.

ZX Spectrum handheld smashes £100,000 funding goal in two days

Remember that new ZX Spectrum video game console we told you about yesterday? Well, it's already smashed its £100,000 ($156,477 USD) crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo. Barely 48 hours have passed since the campaign went live, but already the first 1,000...

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Also, broadcast yourself on Steam, buy a new old ZX Spectrum, program the White House Christmas tree lights, and watch a documentary about Bob Pritikin. Twitter Improves Online Abuse Tools Starting today we’re rolling out an improved way to flag abusive Tweets. Show More Summary

The ZX Spectrum returns as a plug-and-play console

The popular ZX Spectrum series of microcomputers has resurfaced as a crowdfunded plug-and-play console produced in a collaboration between Sinclair Research founder Clive Sinclair and tech startup Retro Computers. The ZX Spectrum was a low-cost home...

Sinclair is back with the Spectrum Vega ... just as rubbish as the ZX

Something a little sad about Sir Clive revisiting his old hit +Comment  The Spectrum fanbois at Retro Computers have enlisted the help of Sir Clive to launch a new crowd-funded Spectrum clone. The Sinclair Spectrum Vega is a console that plays games from the '80s – complete with piezo speaker-generated sound and attribute clash.…

The ZX Spectrum has been reimagined as an all-in-one gamepad

The ZX Spectrum was a landmark computer in the 1980s that gave Britain classic video games such as Elite, R-Type and Manic Miner. Now it's coming back as the Sinclair Spectrum Vega, an all-in-one controller and console that's styled after the origina...

The ZX Spectrum could be coming back, all thanks to crowdfunding

Back in the 80s, the ZX spectrum was a big deal. It was the first mainstream home computer in the UK, with over five million units sold. Not just that, over 24,000 pieces of software were developed for the machine, with 100 being developed in 2012 alone. Show More Summary

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega crowdfunding campaign launched

5 months agoEntertainment / Video Games : CVG

Redesigned computer will have 1000 games built-in. A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to bring back the humble ZX Spectrum, albeit in a new form. Click here to read the full article

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