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“Are you maintaining up with the Commodore?” Such a query couldn’t be far more correct these days, as it appears that there are usually new games becoming developed for the machines at any provided moment. Recognized as the greatest promoting single model laptop of all time, the Commodore 64 nevertheless has a huge fan base, with games becoming published all the time, each digitally and physically. One particular properly identified producer of new titles for a wide variety of retro computer systems is Psytronik Application, who has announced a new game to be published referred to as “Mars”, which brings a exceptional mission game to the method.

“Psytronik Software presents “Mars”, a new game for the Commodore 64 by Sputnik Globe.  Released 50 years following man initially set foot on moon, now here’s you opportunity to take a giant leap even additional – on a mission to the red planet, Mars! The human adventure continues… Humanity is on the verge of taking a excellent leap and beginning 1 of the greatest adventures in history – A mission to Mars.”


“Mars” (aka “Marte”), is becoming created by the group at Sputnik Globe. In the game, you play the part as a mission commander, that is top a group of eight crew members on a mission to the mysterious Red Planet. Your missions involve maintaining your crew wholesome (or at the extremely least, as steady as achievable). Meanwhile, you also situation orders as the lead commander, to resolve the quite a few troubles that you will encounter for the duration of your trip to the fourth rock from the sun. Issuing commands to your crew members is also exceptional, as member of the crew is an professional at, and is accountable for, unique and certain tasks. “Mars”, according to the developers, capabilities an atmospheric soundtrack and tense game play against the clock.


The employees of the upcoming game consists of Raúl Morán on coding, Domingo Álvarez on graphics design and style, and Manuel Gómez functioning on the music. Added help with the coding of the project came from Daniele Redivo and Daniel González, with added artwork offered by Gara. For the upcoming physical items, the games cover art is the creation of Trevor Storey, with packaging styles by Kenz.


All versions of the game will come with each English and Spanish language editions. When the game is completed, it will be produced accessible for buy in a wide variety of unique approaches, which will cater to practically each and every sort of Commodore 64 user. Editions will be produced accessible digitally for use on your preferred emulator, but physical versions will also be presented on floppy disk, with collections produced for each and every spending budget:

  • The Collector’s Edition will be presented in a glossy box with complete colour artwork on all sides. The box will include the game on five.25″ floppy diskette, instruction manual, artwork poster, badge, keyring and other undisclosed bonuses.
  •  The Premium Plus Disk Edition will be produced accessible on a common five.25″ floppy disk, with complete colour double sided artwork in a clear plastic disk case.
  • The Spending budget Disk Edition will function a five.25″ floppy presented in a complete colour glossy disk-sleeve, with a vinyl disk label and printed instruction manual.
  • The Digital Download version will include the complete game in virtual .d64 format, alongside of a virtual edition of the user manual in .doc format. This version of the item will also be compatible with SD2IEC emulation devices.


Presently, there is no data identified about what the price of “Mars” would be, nor is there a release date presently scheduled at this moment. With the announcement stating that it has been 50 years considering the fact that the Apollo moon landing, it would be secure to assume that the game will be accessible for buy by the finish of the year. We will retain every person up to date with the newest data as it becomes accessible to us.

Supply: Vintage is the New Old
Official Internet site: Psytronik Application (“Mars”)


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