This initial release of ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection arrived in Dec '12 It contains 12 ZX Spectrum games: - Battleships (Elite) - Batty (Elite) - CHUCKIE EGG (A&F) - Critical Mass (Durell) - Deep Strike (Durell) - Fat Worm Blows A Sparky (Durell) - Harrier Attack (Durell) - Kokotoni Wilf (Elite) - Roller Coaster (Elite) - SABOTEUR (Durell) - Scuba Dive (Durell) - Turbo Esprit (Durell) We have ambitious goals for ‘ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection’ … “… to offer access - via mobile and wireless devices - to many of the thousands of fantastic ZX Spectrum games created since 1982… and “…to restore some order to the market for ZX Spectrum games and to enable other developers and publishers to offer access to their games by licencing our technology for a modest one off fee.” We are busily working on the first update of that App and once we're done the App will also contain an in-App ‘shop’ from which it will be possible to buy more ZX Spectrum games, both as: - 'Collections' - priced £1.49/€1.59/US$1.99 per volume, each volume containing 6 ZX Spectrum games and as - 'Singles', each priced £0.69/€0.79/US$0.99. What We Did Recently: - announced the impending launch of this App ‘ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection’, for Windows 8 devices. What We Did Previously: - announced that ‘Signed Limited-Edition Collectors’ Prints’ are now available to order, from within the app and from http://www.elite-systems.co.uk/elite/htdocs/ltdeditionart.php - reviewed our plans for updating the App. Settled upon: making ZX Spectrum games available to purchase as both 'Collections' and as 'Singles' from the in-App 'shop' every other month, more frequently if possible, commencing early in 2013. - reviewed our plans for raising awareness of the App. Settled upon: releasing a small number of ZX Spectrum games every other month, more frequently if possible, as stand-alone Apps, (as well as making them available as in-App purchases). - Published (in full at www.elite-systems.co.uk) and in part here, the list of games currently included, or currently included as in-app purchases, in ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection, that is: - Battleships (Elite) - Batty (Elite) - CHUCKIE EGG (A&F) - Critical Mass (Durell) - Deep Strike (Durell) - Fat Worm Blows A Sparky (Durell) - Harrier Attack (Durell) - Kokotoni Wilf (Elite) - Roller Coaster (Elite) - SABOTEUR (Durell) - Scuba Dive (Durell) - Turbo Esprit (Durell) What We’re Doing Next: - continuing to work toward the achievement of our ambitious goals.
What's new in this version
Removed from Windows Store in Taiwan because app doe not have CSSR ('rating') for this market.
- Includes Classic 12 ZX Spectrum Games
- Featuring CHUCKIE EGG
- Also Featuring SABOTEUR
- Coming Soon ... An in-App 'Shop' (from which it will be possible to buy more ZX Spectrum games)
- Build & Keep Your Collection Of ZX Spectrum Games Conveniently In A Single App