X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Guitar Hero Hits the Commodore 64

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

If you’ve never bothered to get out of the 80’s and upgrade from that old Commodore 64, it turns out you don’t have to miss out on modern video games. Heck, why shouldn’t you be able to play Guitar Hero on your C64?

Shredz64 Guitar Hero on Commodore 64

Toni Westbrook’s Shredz64 project aims to interface a Playstation GH controller with a C64, then to create a rudimentary version of the rhythm matching game that runs on the classic computer. Plans are to use the system’s retro 8-bit beeps and blips to crank out its tunes.

Thusfar, Westbrook has gotten the controller working with the C64, and started work on the game itself earlier this year. While his initial tests were written in good old Commodore BASIC, he expects to write the final game using C and 6502 assembler language.

Now if only I could get Mass Effect to run on my Atari 400 and Bioshock on my TRS-80, I’d be set.

[via Waxy.org via Kotaku]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



G-SHOCK Frogman

G-SHOCK Frogman

Freakersneaks Jordan IV Game Boy

Freakersneaks Jordan IV Game Boy

What Japanese Frozen Meals Are Like

What Japanese Frozen Meals Are Like

Advertisement
2019 Ford Ranger EcoBoost Four Cranks Up the Torque

2019 Ford Ranger EcoBoost Four Cranks Up the Torque

Bollinger Motors B2 Is a Boxy, All-electric Pickup Truck

Bollinger Motors B2 Is a Boxy, All-electric Pickup Truck

Hennessey Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Does 1/4-mile in the 9s

Hennessey Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Does 1/4-mile in the 9s