Archives for the month September 2015 of Genesis8 Amstrad Page

How to repair an Amstrad CPC 6128 disk drive by Xyphoe


Xyphoe just published a new video on Youtube, but not about an Amstrad CPC game as usual, this time it's about how to comme d'habitude, mais comment repair an Amstrad CPC 6128 disk drive (belt replacement and cleaning the head).

An updated remake of Future Knight par John Dimi


A remake of Future Knight by Johndimi is available (original game out in 1986).

This PC version has a map design which doesn't follow the original game but rather designed from scratch. Some game mechanics are improved, like the ability to move while jumping, having an inventory, faster gamespeed, etc...

The game features 7 levels. There are enemies to kill, items to find and use, keys to unlock doors, traps to avoid, shortcuts to take, new weapons, and bosses to exterminate.

Hewson Consultants, a book and some 8bit music


Hewson Consultants, created in 1980 by Andrew Hewson, did publish several good games on Amstrad CPC like Uridium, Paradroid, Nebulus, Firelord, Stormlord and Cybernoid, but not only.

Available on their site web, a book (epub or not) as pre-order, and 11 incredible tracks from 10 classic Hewson games, remade by legendary artists (reduction of 40% with the code retrogamer on Bandcamp).

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