15 th December 2010– Lichfield, Staffs, United Kingdom
Elite Systems, the long established UK based developer and electronic publisher of games for portable, mobile and other devices has announced the launch (also available as a free update for Vol. #1) of“ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection™ (Vol. #3 to #6)”– a collection of hit games for the 80’s home computer - for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
The major feature of the update (which goes live on the App Store today, 15 th December 2010) is the inclusion of an in-App‘shop’ and at least 4 more volumes (#3 through to #6 - priced at£0.59/€0.79/US$0.99 per volume iPhone/Pod Touch and£1.19/€1.59/US$1.99 per volume iPad), each containing 6 ZX Spectrum games, including:
- Gremlin Collection Vol. #1, featuring– Monty on the Run
- Gremlin Collection Vol. #2, featuring– Jack the Nipper
- Vortex Collection Vol. #1, featuring– TLL
- Software Projects Collection Vol. #1, featuring– Manic Miner, bringing the total available (including those available as an in-app purchase) to at least 36.
Vol. #3 to #6 features the much-lauded iDaptive (i.e. user-definable, game-specific joystick, keypad&canvass) Controls; an instructional video for which can be found by Googling“Tiny URL 22qh8hl” and here: http://tinyurl.com/22qh8hl
Speaking about the App, Elite® MD Steve Wilcox said,
- it’s a real thrill to again work with our friends at Gremlin, Vortex, Software Projects and of course ... Matthew Smith
- there’ll be a further free update, within a month, including an in-App‘shop’ and at least 4 more volumes (#7 through to #10 - priced at£0.59/€0.79/US$0.99 per volume iPhone/Pod Touch and£1.19/€1.59/US$1.99 per volume iPad), each containing 6 ZX Spectrum games, bringing the total available (including those available as an in-app purchase) to at least 60.
Steve Wilcox, Elite®
About Elite®: Elite Systems Ltd was incorporated in England in 1984 and is one of Europe’s most long established developers and publishers of entertainment software.
About ZX Spectrum: The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the UK in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd. It sold in excess of 5 million units worldwide. The ZX Spectrum software library currently consists of some 10,000 games.