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December 31. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Team Pixelboy have some good news for what we can expect of ColecoVision games in the future.
From May 2013 and the year out, will following games be released: Mecha-8 - Battle of Hoth - The Goonies - Knightmare - Jewel Panic and The Stone of Wisdom.
And from May 2014 and the year out, is those games available: May 2014: The Black Onyx - Spelunker - Yie Ar Kung-Fu 2 - Zanac - Ghostbusters and Module Man.
And in terms of BasicVision says Luc: "I'll have no time at all for BasicVision."
"Releasing a couple of games every few months implies totally different development and production logistics,
 and I'll have continuous pressure on my shoulders throughout each year to meet all these multiple deadlines
."

December 25. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Following games can now be ordered through the Team Pixelboy.
Wonder Boy, Mopiranger, Princess Quest, Quest for the Golden Chalice, Dragon's Lair (SGM), Zaxxon Super Game (SGM). King's Valley (SGM) and Thexder (SGM).
But also following earlier games can be ordered, those are following:
Gulkave, Pitfall II Arcade, Track & Field part 1, Destructor SCE, Circus Charlie, Star Force, Golgo 13, Ninja Princess, Bank Panic and Konami's Ping-Pong.
Just send an e-mail to Team Pixelboy.com on what you want to order.

December 23. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
There is still trying to get permission to publish Masters Of The Universe, The Power Of He-man for ColecoVision.
Licence and rights is now owned by Mattel and Classic Media.
The game itself was already completed in the mid-80s but it was never published by Intellivision.

December 13. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
The released version of the game Lock 'n Chase for ColecoVision has a minor bug.
A sound bug happens in both Classic and Extended Mode.
The sound bug corrects itself after getting a Bonus Item.
It have succeeded the programmer to reproduce the error.
The programmer is really sad, but he had not encountered this error.

December 09. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Eduardo at OpCode Games says now that he currently negotiating with a new designer to work on the club magazine.
The previous designer had stalled with the work.
"Keeping my fingers crossed that it is going to work this time around."

December 06. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy will have following games ready for this christmas on December 25.
You need to respond very quickly, because there are only produced a limited quantity of each game.
Wonder Boy, Mopiranger, Princess Quest and Quest For The Golden Chalice are all games who can be used without the Super Game Module.
But Dragon's Lair, Zaxxon Super Game and King's Valley will all require the Super Game Module.
To meet the high demand will Luc at Team Pixelboy have a new round of these games available later in 2013.

December 03. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
The U.S. version of the ColecoVision Super Game Module is soon ready to be shipped, maybe in January 2013.
The European version (CBS) will, if all goes right, see the daylight in spring 2013.
Eduardo from OpCode Games says: "We should have the French version in a couple of months."

December 03. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.Com
The game Astrododge for ColecoVision is now ready to be ordered.
Contact Martijn at Revival Studios for an order.

November 19. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
"Flora And The Ghost Mirror" is a new game under development from Daniel Bienvenu.
The ColecoVision game is dedicated to Daniel's girlfriend, but will certainly one day, find its way out into the big world.

November 16. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Martijn, the man behind Revival Studios has a new game ready for December 2012.
The game is Astrododge and is a port from the Sega SG-1000.
Following features are single player and 2-player versus mode plus multicoloured graphics.

November 14. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Nicolas Campion aka Nicam Shilova has a new game on the way.
The game is Mindwalls and inspired by Arkanoid.
Take a sneak preview here.

November 11. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Benoit Delvaux has once again updated the blueMSX so it now support external ROM, DSK, CAS database.
Also a cheat database which will be updated from time to time without waiting for new version of the emulator.
The advantage of the external databases is that user are not limited to default data, but capable of adding custom ROMs & new dump.
User also have freedom to ADD, RENAME, and DELETE datas for organizing purpose.
blueMSX contains the MSX family, SVI family including 603, Dina, ColecoVision including OpCode extensions, Sega SG-1000, SC-3000, SF-7000, Forte II,

November 08. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
CollectorVision news right now is that Mario Brothers for ColecoVision is out in its final version on cartridge.
This time in a green cartridge with a green box.
The revised version include: The missing Intermission music, and the Fireball sounds.
And as something new, Mario Brothers will contain 2 x Overlays, which is new for a homebrew game.

November 03. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
J-F at CollectorVision has a new long term project running.
It is the game Leisure Suit Larry in The Land Of The Lounge Lizards.
J-F has just presented 12 nice screenshots from the game.

November 02. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
J-F at CollectorVision has a really good novelty.
Perhaps the only one left in the world, J-F acquired a game in its custody.
The game is The Caterpillar, The Cat Scheduled Oil Sampling Game from 1983.
The game was given to people who bought construction equipment from the great company Caterpillar.
The game was made by Nuvatek in 1983, and Nuvatec was also known for several ColecoVision games in the past.
Actually, it was Nuvatec who developed the first ColecoVision games for Coleco Inc. in 1982.

November 02. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Did you know that:
The only ColecoVision prototype hand controller with Speed Roller in the whole intire world is owned by NIAD in Chicago.
The prototype is over 30 years old, and still in a great condition.

November 01. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
J-F at CollectorVision has 5 new games for ColecoVision ready to launch.
The games are following: Chess Challenger - Lock 'n Chase - Zombie Near - Pang and Bugs 'n Bots.
Pre-order is started.

October 22. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Eduardo from OpCode Games has now received 200 loose AY-3-8910 Sound chips for the upcoming Super Game Module.
"I didn't want to solder the Sound chips directly to the PCBs, because they are rare, and we don't want to waste any of them in case of malfunctioning."

October 22. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez also known as nanochess has made a private Colecovision emulator and recently added support for the Super Game Module.
Mainly for testing sound and developing sound instruments over two voices.
One from ColecoVision's own SN 76489, and another from the ColecoVision Super Game Module.
Óscar says: "Piano gets a stronger bass and flute really sounds like flute."

October 19. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Eduardo from OpCode Games would like to fulfill a desire to add Donkey Kong 2 for his upcoming DKA.
The author was positive set, but OpCode Games will have to wait with that part of the game.
DKA will be released in Spring 2013 without DK2.

October 18. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy has just announced that The Goonies, Knightmare, Yie Ar Kung-Fu II and Zanac for ColecoVision all will be released sometime in 2013.
All four games will require the SGM.
BasicVision is still on hold, Luc says: "I'm sending BasicVision back into its little cave, and it will hibernate for another year at least."
"If I find the time in 2013, I'll try to do preliminary work on BV."
"I'll have my hands full over the entire course of next year, with the next lineup of releases."

October 10. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Michel Louvet aka bfg.gamepassion is started programming of Bomb Jack to our ColecoVision.
Bomb Jack is an early arcade game, and has a great gameplay.
"Someone has planted 24 bombs at famous tourist sites, and two cityscapes."
"Jack must fly around the screen to collect the bombs."
Youki has helped with the superb graphics.
Look at this early WIP YouTube video: Bomb Jack.
Bomb Jack is on hold at the moment, but in 2013 will Michel take it up again.

October 03. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com / ColecoVision.dk
Eduardo the man behind Club OpCode, and OpCode Games has news about the Club.
"I just had a talk with Greg Off at Off Base Productions. He and his company will be taking care of the Opcode Magazine."
"Members of the Opcode Club will be offered a welcome kit. This will including a membership card and a magazine with news and features."
"Plans are to have the club activities started slightly ahead of the SGM release."

September 28. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
OpCode Games is now ready to take orders for the ColecoVision Super Game Module.
The Module is an RAM and Sound expander that will be required for all further Opcode Games.
The Module is an Official Coleco product and cost $ 90 US including shipping for orders within continental US.
$ 95 US to Canada and finally $ 100 US International.
For orders please send Paypal payment to Opcode Games.
You will receive a confirmation e-mail, but please allow 48 hours for this.

September 23. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
The sister site cvforum.dk is under massive attack at the moment.
The spammer attacker is specially from Ukraine, and sends an average of 80 to 120 fake profiles every single day.
Why they attack cvforum.dk is unclear, but when it is discovered it will be immediately deleted.

September 09. 2012.
Source: Hollowdreams.com
"MicroFox Technologies has mastered a new design of an ide card which fits into slot 1 of the ADAM, just as the MI card did.
This card can use an ide hard drive; a compact flash card; a Sparq drive; and a zip drive
."
More info about this incredible news for the ADAM Computer can be found here.

August 30. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
ColecoVision.dk will try to start a new section about ColecoVision games not related to Arcades.
It will be a index for games not ported from a real Arcade machine.

August 21. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com / ColecoVision.dk
Eduardo at OpCode Games says: "Beta-test of the Super Game Module is going fine, a couple of weeks already, so far no problems."
"We are done with the manual, and Dale is now working on the box."

August 20. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com / ADAMCon.com
CollectorVision has 30 games for sale of StarCom on ebay.
StarCom is based on the good old Bosconian, but with other graphics made specially for the game.
CollectorVision offers free shipping in U.S. and Canada and will this time ship with Tracking #.
The StarCom label is for collectors only, the game will later be for sale under the real name Bosconian.

August 18. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
PkK is started to make a sort of look a like Qix game.
The game will not be exacly like the real Qix game we all known from the Arcades.
Here is a demo of the game: ix8.rom.gz

August 14. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
CollectorVision says that they soon will start a reproduction of the original Number Bumber.
Complete with Cartridge, Instruction and a related Box.

August 06. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com / ColecoVision.dk
Phattyboombatty aka Greg will make another run of his "replica boxes", this time will it be the Turbo box and the Slither box.
You'll have to order very fast, those boxes disappeared very quickly at the first run.
Next round will be in September 2012.

August 06. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com / ColecoVision.dk
Dale Wick do also have good news for the ColecoVision 30th years anniversary.
The game A Bad Day is under development, together with Super Action Bowling and Reckless Wizard.
"A Bad Day are about defining where you drive up the freeway going the wrong way,
and a portion of the game where you have to survive a sinking ship and a very deep fall
."
Reckless Wizard is a run and gun style game with 128 screens.
The game has some nice battles, a bit of questing and of course a dragon egg.
Dale says also: "I'm also going to take another crack at Dracula."
So if all goes well, will Dale publish 4 new titles this year.

August 05. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy says that all who purchased Girls Garden also received a cheat for the game.
So if you not already own a copy, please hurry up for making orders, only few copies left of that game.

July 31. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Eduardo at OpCode Games says he just got the REV D beta boards, so beta is definitively going to start medio august 2012.
So orders will as agreed starts in september 2012.
Eduardo also stating that Sky Jaguar and Pac-Man Collection now definitely are sold out, and no more of these games can be ordered.
Good news is Space Invaders Collection will come in an improved version with better sound.
Bad news is Dale from Doc4Design has decided to back off working on the OpCode Club magazine.
"That leaves no other option but to try finding another graphic designer".
"Hopefully we will still see the club started before the end of this year".

July 31. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Dale Wick aka hardhat says he will take contact to everyone who ordered Jeepers Creepers for ColecoVision.
Just to confirm that their order will be shipped from Canada medio august 2012.

July 25. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy says he will be forced to split his game sale, so that some games will be sold in december 2012, while others first will be sold in 2013.
Games 100% to be released this year are following: Wonder Boy - Mopiranger - Princess Quest - King's Valley - Thexder - Dragon's Lair and Quest For The Golden Chalice.
Games who will be released in 2013 is: Champion Ice Hockey - Jewel Panic - Module Man - The Black Onyx - Spelunker and The Stone of Wisdom.

July 21. 2012.
Source: ADAMCon.com / ColecoVision.dk
J-F at CollectorVision showed a new upcoming ColecoVision game at the ADAMCon 24 in Hotel Lindbergh in Quebec City, Canada.
The name for this game will be: StarCom by "Coleco Industries", but actually done by Michel Louvet.
StarCom is based on a plastic toy collection from the former Coleco Industries, with spaceships and troops.
The video game is actually the old 1981 game Bosconian and look promising, I will be looking forward to hear more about this game.
Note that, there will only be produced 35 cartridges with the name StarCom, so you better take contact when the time is ready.
The rumors says the game will be made under its real name Bosconian in a CIB version.
Later today will the ADAMCon 24 meeting discussing unreleased games and protos.
Luc at Team Pixelboy presented a demo for his past and upcoming games.
And of course he had something secret, Quest for The Golden Chalice was demoed together with a ColecoVison version of Dragon's Lair.
Also a presentation of he's upcoming boxes were showed on ADAMCon 24.
Unfortunately, there was no SGM games shown on the meeting.

July 20. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Daniel Bienvenu aka newcoleco has again updated his CV-Devkit tool for Windows.
The tool is used to programming games for ColecoVision.
The new is: 1."Improved in size coleco and getput libraries."
"Updated CCI3 = Added Compile All button and use oldralloc flag by default if no "max nodes" option selected."
"Added lib4ksa library = lib4k with superaction controller support 3rd and 4th fire buttons and spinners support covering the spinner on SuperAction controllers,
Driving Module (sterring wheel) and Roller Controller (Trackball)
."
Daniel says also: "Preliminary tests confirms that Compile All button on the new CCI3 is working fine.
The improved libraries are working nicely and reduce rom size for a couple of bytes, and the new SDCC version help to save around 100-200 more bytes
."

July 18. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk / AtariAge.com
Eduardo at OpCode Games got a new musician in place to help him with all the new games.
Eduardo says: "Wolf, who contributed with his talent to Pac-Man Collection with his rendition of "Pac-Man Fever", couldn't commit to new assignments, so a replacement was in order."
Eduardo says also he will show some of his new music master's wonderful work soon."

July 17. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
J-F at CollectorVision has announced that he will doing a "CollectorVision's Tribute To ADAM Computer" for 2013.
Proposed was a never released game, namely Super Smurf.
Super Smurf was a game among many who was planned to be published in the 80's.
"If Pixelboy is willing to help me on this, I will make it possible."
CollectorVision have a programmer who will work on Super Smurf which in all probability could be Michel Louvet.

July 14. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Rip Cord will finally be programmed for our ColecoVision.
Coleco announced in 1982 that Rip Cord would be launched for the ColecoVision, but it just never happened.
This "Vaporware" will now be programmed by Russ Kumro, and the graphics delivered by none other than Jean François from CollectorVision.
The game will, if all goes well, see the light of day late summer 2013.

July 09. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Philipp Klaus Krause says a new version of SDCC 3.2.0 has been released.
"SDCC is the C compiler that both Daniel's and my ColecoVision toolkits and libraries use."
"Currently the best¹ C compiler targeting the Z80 and keeps improving."
Read more about the SDCC compiler here.

July 08. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
J-F at CollectorVision has another ColecoVision game ready for late 2012 release.
The game Bugs 'n Bots is programmed by Nicolas Campion.
See a YouTube video of the game here.

July 07. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
J-F at CollectorVision say that "All who pre-ordered and pending for Side Trak and Burn Rubber, must immediately send your full address to Toby (coleco_master) to confirm your order."
Toby is the one that will take care of future sales in Canada and U.S.
It's worth knowing that there are 3 different boxes to Side Trak, a U.S. version, a European version and the final 30 years anniversary edition.
Toby is also the one you'll have to contact if you are interested in a reproduction of the ultra rare Meteoric Shower.

July 06. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk / AtariAge.com
Dale Wick says : "I will be broadcasting during AdamCon from www.stickam.com/adamcon I will post notices so that you can drop in and get a gist of what we are doing."
The AdamCon 24 runs from July 19 to July 22 2012 at Hotel Lindbergh in Quebec City, Canada.
The 2012 convention will be hosted by Daniel Bienvenu.

July 05. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Eduardo at OpCode Games has finally got the revision C PCB from China.
"Keeping my fingers crossed that it is going to be the final revision."
If there is no problems with the PCB will a beta test starts in August 2012, both for NTSC and PAL systems.

June 29. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Claus Bækkel from mtxworld.dk says now that he have a plan about convert games for ColecoVision.
The games: Kilopede, Super Minefield, Astropac, and Mission Alphatron. is together with games like
Armoured Assault, Pac-Man and Comic Bakery games he plan to convert to ColecoVision.
However, they are not ready programmed to finally fit into a single cartridge yet.
Claus says he finally got a U.S. ColecoVision.
He will then try an mid early 80's game, Astromilon he have converted and emulated from Memotech to ColecoVision.
"Have not had the equipment to test on a real CV yet. Has got hold of a U.S. CV, but is waiting for a epromburner so I can get it tested."
"If I choose to publish the games on Cartridge, all games will probably be in the same Cartrigde if I find space."
"Difficult to compress data since RAM area is bounded to 1k on ColecoVision."

June 24. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
CollectorVision says now that the SGM Roller Ball for ColecoVision will be released at the same time as the SGM gets released.
He also says a new Ninja SGM game is on the way, the game is developed by Russell Kumro aka RKGames.
The new Ninja SGM game will see the daylight in Summer 2013.

June 24. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
CollectorVision has another new game on the way later this year.
The game is: 30th Anniversary Quiz Wiz.
The Quiz Wiz is really for everybody in the world who love Coleco and ColecoVision.
Only 30 loose Golden cartridges will be available.

April 29. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
OpCode Games has finally updated his site.
New is info about the Super Game Module for our ColecoVision, but also info about the upcoming Super Games for the SGM.
Other news is the OpCode Controllers and ColecoVision Neo.

April 25. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Phil Boland says right now that he are testing a prototyped overlay for the ColecoVision Controllers.
Phil says: "I'm testing a method of making them now (DIY) and I'm doing the whole "put the overlay in take it out, put it back in" thing right now.
If I get good results, I just might be able to offer overlays for those that need them
."

April 23. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk / AtariAge.com
OpCode Club has now hired Jess Ragan as Editor.
Jess is formerly known as writer for OpCode Games manuals.

April 15. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Dale Wick will do a new run of Daniel Bienvenu's Jeepers Creepers.
"If there is a demand then I'll order some labels next week, and do a limited run".
Box for Jeepers Creepers can be found on Team Pixelboy site.
Dale Wick is also working on a new homebrew game: Super Action Bowling.
About SAB ever will see the light is not known.

April 15. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk / AtariAge.com
Eduardo at Club OpCode says he "just got an agreement with Phil Boland to have an exclusive set of trading cards based on existing and future Opcode games produced".
The cards will be club exclusive, and the first one will be offered a part of the welcome kit.
A 12-month membership is going to cost $5.00.
As a member at the Opcode Club you will receive a membership card with your name, a subscription to a biannually full color printed magazine covering the world of Opcode and ColecoVision in general, will participate on the Opcode loyalty program with exclusive rewards.
The first announcement wil be an updated version of Space Invaders Collection.

April 01. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
OpCode will start a club in connection with the launch of the new Super Game Module.
An OpCode club member will receive a personalized member card, some newsletters, special offers and fidelity prizes.
Even some game related merchandise will be produced.
If this go well, and Eduardo can find an editor, the club will have its start around August 2012.

March 26. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
OpCode says: The whole SGM project will be delayed by a month and a half, if not the new REV. B beta boards are ready by April 17th.

March 26. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
J-F at CollectorVision.com opens up what we can expect of games and hardware in 2012.
For Hardware is it the Arcade Controller board for ColecoVision, but also a controller especially for use for pinball games.
Both Controllers will include the game Roller Ball.
For games in 2012 from CollectorVision, the following may be mentioned:
Elevator Action, Pang, Zombie Near, Chess Challenger and Lock 'n Chase.
Also a surprise game will be announced, and the game will lead you to a limited edition of only 30 homebrew games.
And again this limited game is based on a popular arcade game.

March 23. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
The biggest ColecoVision game ever !
Luc at Team Pixelboy has noted that one of his upcoming games Princess Quest, will need a MegaCart of 256K.
"Thanks to the MegaCart technology developed by Eduardo Mello! "

March 23. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Pre-orders for Burn Rubber & Side Trak.
CollectorVision U.S. with base in Canada says that pre order for these two games above now are ready.
More about the games on CollectorVision.com

March 22. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Eduardo at OpCode Games says he hope he kan ship out his 6 prototyped Super Game Modules before he take a trip back to Brazil next month.
The reason is that the PCB's is delayed 3 days from the manufacturer in China.

March 10. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy says he will releasing at least 11 games this year, perhaps 12.
The game Champion Ice Hockey will be on beta-test around summer 2012.
The box for Wonder Boy is also 100% done.
Luc says also that it will be an artist from Studio Cutepet that will do the box art for Stone of Wisdom.
Luc has also a plan about releasing a small catalog with all his games and upcoming titles.
If he desides to release such a catalog, will it be with a lot of screenshots, text and boxes.

March 04. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk / AtariAge.com
Eduardo at OpCode Games currently negotiating about rights to use a special chip for the upcoming CV2.
Besides this will also a new CPU be used, a new Z 80 at 7 MHz. software selectable clock.

February 14. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Eduardo at OpCode Games says he planned 16 arcade ports plus 6 MSX games: Goonies, Knightmare, Gradius, Penguin Adventure, Maze of Galious and R-Type.

February 14. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Eduardo at OpCode Games has now starting the pre-order for the SGM and for DKA.
"I need to know how many people will want each to better plan ahead".
"Module includes printed documentation".
"Donkey Kong will include manual and box, and Donkey Kong box will hold both the game and the Super Game Module".
"I am locking the price at $50 for those who pre-order".
If you want to pre-order, please go to this link, and don't forget to confirm your subscription.
The release of SGM is set to August 2012, and the release for Donkey Kong Arcade is set to late December 2012.

February 10. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision / AtariAge.com
bfg.gamepassion aka Michel Louvet has made an prototyped version of the Arcade game Pang.
Pang is a shooter, where you shooting bouncing balls.
It starts with the big balls, a shot with your laser divides it into two smaller balls.
Again, shoot the small ball and it gets even smaller, at last there is a small ball to be caught.

February 04. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
J-F at CollectorVision is after 6 years finally ready to present his long awaited Arcade Controller board for ColecoVision.
The Arcade Controller featuring following:
- Real Arcade Joystick & Buttons.
- Support all 4 Super Action Buttons (no spinner).
- Numeric Keypad.
- 2 x Side Buttons for Pinball games.
- Removable 5ft non-coiled cord.
- Available for both Right or Left handed.
The ArcadeController will include a pinball game for ColecoVision, named RollerBall.
RollerBall will be renamed: Super Action Pinball.
The price would probably land around $ 250 plus the postal delivery.
Release date: March/April 2012.

February 03. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Eduardo has now presented his programming course he talked about in may 2011.
ColecoVision.dk has now been given the opportunity by Eduardo Mello to present the course on this site.
The course currently consists of 4 modules, and can be found under: Technical and homebrews.

February 02. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Eduardo says that he will release DKA, Goonies and Knightmare as Super Games for the upcoming Super Game Module.
DKA late in 2012 and Goonies and Knightmare are scheduled for 2013.

February 01. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com / ColecoVision.dk
Luc at Team Pixelboy says that there will be plenty of games to choose from on december 25th. 2012. 10 ColecoVision games in total.
First announced was these: Wonder Boy, Mopi Ranger, Champion Ice Hockey, Jewel Panic/Sudoku and Module Man.
But also The Black Onyx, and the new Princess Quest from the mexican programmer Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez will be released.
It will be Eduardo at OpCode Games which will be the end programmer on The Black Onyx.
Those games will be for the ordinary ColecoVision.
Eduardo will also let Team Pixelboy release the space shooter game Zanac and 4 SGM games.
King's Valley, Thexder, Spelunker and Stone Of Wisdom.

February 01. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
CollectorVision U.S. has just announced that the next 3 games for the ColecoVision is ready for sale 2 week in March 2012.
The games are following: Side Trak, Burn Rubber and Chess Challenger.
CollectorVision Europe will distribute the games overseas.
All ColecoVision games in Europe will be boxed in CBS format.

January 28. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy has just confirmed that he will be publisher for a new ColecoVision game called: Princess Quest.
The mexican programmer Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez opened an offer to a publisher to release his games, and Team Pixelboy responded.
They made an agreement and Óscar is already started programming.
Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez is also the man behind the game: Zombie Near, which is published via CollectorVision.
The game will probably find the way out to the buyers in December 2012.

January 21. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy says he will take a break from the ColecoVision homebrew publishing in 2013.
The reason for that should be his long waiting dream for his big project namely: BasicVision.
Luc will start with the toughest part, which will be ColecoVision's sound capabilities in Java.
"I will later integrate these tools into the global BasicVision IDE".

January 21. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Great news from Phil Boland.
Phil offers repro labels for a big part of our ColecoVision games, also for games not existed.
Also posters in 12" x 16" from the former press kit anno 1982.
Are you interested, contact Phil here.

January 21. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Great news for ColecoVision / ADAM programmers.
Russ Kumro aka RKGames has started to program a music tracker for use with ColecoVision.
The program is written in C sharp on PC Windows well inspired from the old Amiga tracker.
The program displays a keyboard for all channels and tones.
When the program is finished coded, it will be possible to connect MIDI interface, and there will be tremendous opportunities.
The ColecoVision Music Tracker is not finished yet, but Russ working hard, because he and maybe others need this software for games programming.
Last but not least: "I'm hoping to release a .ROM builder function that will create a compilable stand along jukebox rom of your song,
so anyone without much coding skill could compile the output and enjoy on your CV hardware. this will come later though!
".
See the ColecoVision Music Tracker here.

January 11. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Eduardo at OpCode Games says: "I hope to re-release Space Invaders Collection with added high score table, save and improved sounds and performance.
Just in time for the 10th anniversary for the game next year...
"
More games from your hand: "Yes I'm working on a few more right now..."
And the new Super Game Module: "My plan is to have a beta SGM done by the end of February."
"That will include some of the small improvements I added to my previous unprototyped version, like ADAM compatibility and full 32KB of RAM available."
"The module will stay under $ 50,-"
"So after I have the module by late February, I hope to have the new Megacart2 by the end of March."
"After the hardware is done. I should have the rest of the year to finish games, especially: Donkey Kong Arcade. Hopefully we can have around 4 games in short succession."

January 07. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Premature news...
Classic Gaming Expo™ 2012 Dates Announced!
Classic Gaming Expo 2012 will be on the same month (August) as the ColecoVision is celebrated with a 30-year anniversary.
Where: In Las Vegas at the Plaza Hotel.
"Classic Gaming Expo enters its 13th year as the world's first and largest event paying tribute to the people, systems and games of yesteryear.
The 2012 event will feature vendors, guest speakers, music and events celebrating the rich history of videogaming, from Pong to PlayStation!
This year guarantees to be the biggest and best ever, with surprises announced here regularly as the show draws near.
As always, CGE is open to the public and gamers of all ages are welcome!
"
CGE 2012 is scheduled to August 11th and 12th, 2012.

January 04. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com
Lindsey at AtariAge says:
"I had an idea about adding RAM to the ColecoVision via the cartridge slot for homebrew game development.
Basically, we would add an SRAM and byte-level address decoding to the cartridge.
Then we can define an address in memory that will let us toggle reading or writing to the RAM.
The same way you would switch banks in a typical bank switching scheme but instead you're switching between "read mode" and "write mode" for the RAM.
This is a work-around to the CPU R/W signal not being present at the cartridge connector
."
Lindsey is fresh for more:
"I looked at the ColecoVision schematic a few days ago and started designing hardware for it.
Looking at the schematic, that expansion connector is a really attractive place to add hardware.
With that port you've got access to all of the signals you'll need to do anything you can dream of with the Colecovision.
The more I think about it, the more I lean toward developing something using the expansion connector, but right now I'm working on something for the cart connector
."

January 03. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
CollectorVision Europe is now a reality.
CollectorVision has launched a place in Europe to assist sales of games overseas.
Exactly is it a partnership with Laurent in Belgium.
Laurent is a member of AtariAge under the nickname: lucifershalo.
It is intended that all games to Europe will be distributed from Belgium from now and onwards.
First batch of games will be sent from Belgium around February 2012.

January 01. 2012.
Source: AtariAge.com / ColecoVision.dk
Team Pixelboy lifts now the veil on what he brings to us in 2012 for our ColecoVision.
You can certainly expect: Wonder Boy, Mopiranger, Champion Ice Hockey, Jewel Panic/Sudoku, and Module Man.
Wonder Boy needs only its Box and Manual, same for Mopiranger, but a bug freezes the game randomly and will need a new beta ROM.
Champion Ice Hockey needs to be modified and beta-tested, and Jewel Panic "a re-release of Daniel Bienvenu's Bejeweled,
but it will contain some altered features, as well as the addition of a bonus game, namely my own game of Sudoku
."
Stephen Seehorn is currently working on Module Man for ColecoVision, he should finish Module Man well before the end of 2012.
The Black Onyx is also a long time coming, the game need the EEPROM-based savegame feature.
Also Joust, the soundless AtariSoft prototype would be nice to release, but "Daniel Bienvenu has been moving away from the ColecoVision homebrew scene lately."

January 01. 2012.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
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