7 th July 2011– 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 of“Pyjamarama” and“Cybernoid”– two‘signature’ ZX Spectrum game from 1984 and 1988 respectively - as a stand-alone Apps for all iOS devices.
Pyjamarama (for iPhone / iPod Touch)
Pyjamarama HD (for iPad)
Cybernoid (for iPhone / iPod Touch)
Cybernoid HD (for iPad)
A feature of the Apps (which will go live on the iTunes App Store at around 8pm BST on Friday 8 th July and have very recently be offered as an in-app purchase within the“ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection”) is the support (either at launch, or in the first update) for TV-out on iPhone 4, 4 thGeneration iPod Touch and iPad. (Requires, separately sold, Apple TV-Out Component Cable or Apple VGA Adapter, or 100% compatible).
Other features of the App include:
- <*>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*> <*>‘auto save’ on exiting any game*> <*>separate infinite-lives version*>
Speaking about the App, Elite® MD Steve Wilcox said,
- <*>the Apps will always be priced at£1.19 (Euro1.59, US$1.99)*> <*>later this year, just ahead of the 30th Anniversary of its launch, Elite will be re-launching the Sinclair ZX Spectrum; the re-publishing of“Pyjamarama” and“Cybernoid”– two‘signature’ ZX Spectrum games from 1980s along with the exploration of support for wireless keyboards is all part of our preparation*> <*>to locate the App, just search for“ZX” at the iTunes App Store*>
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.
Elite Systems very recently updated its ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection app, adding a further 42 ZX Spectrum games as in-app purchases, bringing the total available (including 137 as in-app purchases) to 150. Later this months its ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection HD app will be similarly updated.
ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection (for iPhone / iPod Touch)
ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection HD (for iPad)