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December 30, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
A Wish.
ColecoVision is moving closer to the top of todays technology.
We have a new Graphic card (F18A), and can choose, whatever color we want for our future games.
We have extra RAM and extra Sound (SGM). (Ti and Gi Sound).
We even have a top PCB for avanced games (Over 2Mbit.) with Save game feature.
Add then a VGA or HDMI output to this, and cook all this together, A brand new CV2 PCB could be born.
ColecoVision.dk wish your all a Happy Retro New Year 2017.

December 17, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
AtariAge.com is now ready to start shipping of: Penguin Adventure, Gradius and the new Super Game Module, all for ColecoVision.

November 26, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Toby at CollectorVision Games says: "Ripcord should be ready to ship in January 2017."

November 11, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Opcode Games is ready with a new line of "Budget Games".
Beside the usual games like Arkanoid, Pengo and Castlevania is Eduardo also started a serie of smaller games.
The series consists of so far 18 different titles, 3 of which will soon be ready for launch.
The first 3 titles could be Namco's Warp & Warp, Namco's Bosconian and Namco's Tank Battalion.

November 10, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
AtariAge.com has decided to re-release Daniel Bienvenu's old ColecoVision game: Jeepers Creepers.
The new release is a Black box version with a 4-sided colored manual.
The new box design, Label and Manual is created by: Joe Kollar.
Previous time there was a boxed release was from Dale Wick back in 2012.
You can order this new 2016 version via AtariAge.Com here, but you need to be fast, because there will only be 100 copies in circulation.

November 01, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Luc at Team Pixelboy has now updated his site about the ColecoVision budget homebrew games.
Also few of the latest regular games is updated.
Last status is November 01, 2016.

October 30, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Alekmaul aka Jean-Michel Girard is ready with 3 more games in 2017.
Elberan Tales, Chukie Egg and Manic Miner is under development.

October 21, 2016.
Source: CollectorVision.com
/ OpcodeGames.com
Both CollectorVision Games and AtariAge will be on Portland Retro Gaming Expo this weekend.
It starts october 21 and ends october 23.
CollectorVision Games shows Nintendo stuff and selling t-shirts.
CollectorVision Games says that following ColecoVision games: Kung-Fu Master, Junkwall, MazezaM, Jawbreaker II and Meteor Swarm will be released in November 2016.
AtariAge will show all ColecoVision Games published by AtariAge which also includes, Penguin Adventure, Gradius, Donkey Kong Arcade and Pac-Man DX.
Also the new version of The Super Game Module will be presented.
Penguin Adventure and Gradius for ColecoVision will be released November 2016 together with the SGM.

October 07, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
/ OpcodeGames.com
3 new ColecoVision games is on the way from Opcode Games.
The 3 games is ported from MSX to our ColecoVision.
The first game is Bosconian by Namco also known as StarCom from CollectorVision Games.
Second game is also a Namco game, namely: Warp & Warp, and the last one is Bokosuka Wars.
A new feature is added to these games, The games will automatically recognize your ColecoVision if it is fitted with F18A VGA or not.
The new is now  that all new 2017 games from Opcode Games now will run in the standard mode and the F18A VGA mode with a new color palette.
This means so, if a color originally is orange, will the character also be orange on your F18A VGA ColecoVision.
We all know ColecoVision only have 16 colors and Orange is not represented.
The games above will still work on a standard ColecoVision with a associated Super Game Module.
Both games is a new line of 18 smaller games, and the first 2 will be sold before Christmas 2016.

September 10, 2016.
Source: OpcodeGames.com
A brand new updated youtube video from Eduardo at Opcode Games tells you about the actual delays of his upcoming ColecoVision games and the SGM.
See it here: Opcode Games News Update.

September 08, 2016.
Source: CollectorVision.com
CollectorVision will try to sell you a strange kind of game called: JunkWall.
"The Player is playing the role of , Radiabel, is a “chrono-cowgirl” that travels thru time to fix history."
"In this case, she goes back to 1989 to prevent some big corporations."

September 07, 2016.
Source: OpcodeGames.com
"Long story short, games arriving to us in the first half of October, SGM arriving in the second half."
So around November 2016 will be a good estimate of, when Penguin Adventure and Gradius for our ColecoVision will arrive.

September 04, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Today will ColecoVision.dk, as the first ColecoVision site, start up a new feature in the Games Section.
Almost every ColecoVision game ColecoVision.dk have in its collection, will have its own little sound test, or a ringtone if you wish.
First game is Roc 'n Rope.
Also an update around the games, 4 more pictures conferred to each ColecoVision game on this site.

September 03, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Following ColecoVision games is updated with new screenshots: Frostbite and Uridium.

August 19, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com / ColecoVision.dk
Ghost 'n Zombies is back !
The remake of Ghost 'n Zombies on Colecovision by Jean-Philippe MEOLA, is now named Knight 'n More.
Pre-order of Knight 'n More will for Europe be open from August 21, 2016.
Knight 'n More is optimized overall in the game.
If you want to order this game, please contact Côté Gamers here.
For U.S.A. will Good Deal Games be the publisher of the game, and orders will be taken from October 2016.
Very colorful box and 25 pages Manual. Every game is sealed with a sticker of your choice.

August 11, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Following ColecoVision games from Opcode Games is delayed.
It concerns the following: Penguin Adventure, Gradius and the new updated version of the Super Game Module.
This will also push The Maze Of Galious closer to the Fall.

August 01, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
"CollectorVision Games in Canada has partnering up with First Star Software to officially bring back Boulder Dash for the ColecoVision".
Telegames has the rigths to distribute the ColecoVision version of Boulder Dash.
The new CollectorVision Games version of Boulder Dash will be "a proper ColecoVision release", which includes a new box and manual.
The cooperation is not confirmed by First Star Software.

August 01, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Opcode Games' latest video update: Status July/August 2016.

July 26, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Harvey DeKleine aka 5-11under have a status for his CV 1.2
"I don't have a real update on the CV 1.2, but..."
The plan is to get a new prototype of the CV 1.2, hopefully late summer or early fall.
Harvey has updated the circuitry for the video SRAM, but he still need to add the expansion port.
He already know there's a few issues with that section of the available online schematic.
Harvey says also: "VGA with F18A will be a definite option, -it might actually be the only option."

July 25, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Ralf at 0711spiele.de says: "Finally some improvements for our european coleco friends".
The new Coleco Vision PAL AV mod is a dropin replacement for the RF modulator. HDMI upscalers delivers great video output as well.
The mod is combined with an exclusive stereo surround mod.

Ralf is also working on a production sample of the long awaited RGB PAL mod. for European CBS consoles.
A CRT-emulation mode will be included as well, so no need for expensive upscalers etc.
The solution will be fully compatible with the Atari extension as well. A discrete implementation without drilling.

He also made a switchless pause mod. It finally uses the reset switch for pause as well. Single touch: pause/continue, Long press: reset.
But its not stop here, there is also a ball-knob mod, silver console and controller design.
Ralf offers CBS Coleco consoles with the above features all around Europe.

July 23, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Eduardo at Opcode Games point out that Donkey Kong Arcade will be out around this cristmas.
Also, you will have to wait to August/September to get your new version of the SGM from the 3rd round.

July 13, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
CollectorVision Games' new and improved website is up and running again.
See the new site here.

June 30, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Patrick Aubry is now added to the Homebrew Section.

June 26, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy says that there furthermore are new ColecoVision games in the horizon.
5 games, all former MSX games.
"QBIQS"
, a clone of Quarth. Good old "Uridium". "Arcomage", a card game in video game format. "Zombie Incident" and finally, "The Cure".

June 04, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Good news for the owners of the French CBS Scart ColecoVision.
ColecoVision.dk has now tested the newest version of Opcode Games' Super Game Module.
There is nothing new inside this upgraded Module other than it now works with the French CBS Scart ColecoVision.
The new Module is tested with 20 Super Games for ColecoVision, and only ColecoVision Galaga failed to work.
Important: If you have modified your Sound output directly from the SN chip in your ColecoVision, will the sound from the SGM not be heard.
The AY sound has its output via the Scart plug together with your original ColecoVision sound output, but can maybe be found elsewhere in the French CBS ColecoVision.
No problems if you not have changed it.

May 30, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Armando Pérez Abad, the developer of Majikazo and Operation Wolf is busy with several budget games for Team Pixelboy.
Right now is these budget games in high priority.
Armando is also the man behind Wizard Of Wor for our ColecoVision.
And Wizard Of Wor has now reached an advanced stage of development.
"Right now is there a need to choose between different options for the sampled speech."

May 24, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Like the original Super Game Module from Opcode Games is ColecoVision.dk again selected to test the new upcoming version.
This test module is still the same module, but it now works backwards.
The new module will now works for both NTSC and PAL consoles and finally now also the French CBS version.
Later this year will a brand new PCB be ready for sale, this time is it a Opcode Games release.

May 19, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc at Team Pixelboy want to support Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez and his wife.
Cause, Óscar's wife is seriously ill.
Luc has decided to support Óscar and his wife by donating money to pay for treatment.
Luc have collected 17 MSX games, and let different programmers modify them to settlement on ColecoVision.
All games will be priced at 29.95 $, and some of the money from each copy sold will be given to Óscar.
Here is a list of the games that will be converted.
Caverns of Titan, Cold Blood, Danger Tower, Deep Dungeon Adventure, Frostbite, Heroes Arena, J.E.T.P.A.C., Kaboom!, Kralizec Tetris.
But also Remember the Flag, SHMUP!, Shouganai, Stray Cat, Sudoku, Traffic Jam, Txupinazo! and Yar's Revenge.
Read more about the help foundation here.

May 19, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Hikaru Games has now presented 2 upcoming ColecoVision games.
The first game is Children Of The Night, a new RPG to ColecoVision by Antoni Burguera.
Children Of The Night requires the SGM, see the video here.
Second upcoming game is Frostbite, an updated version of the well known Atari2600 game from Activision.
This game is coded from scratch and the graphics is done by Luc Miron and Antoni Burguera.
Frostbite is still under development.
Frostbite has an option screen which allows you to choose Frostbite in ColecoVision or original Atari2600 version.
See Frostbite here.
Both games will be released later this year by: Team Pixelboy.

May 18, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Opcode Games has just presented 2 new ColecoVision games: The Maze Of Galious and Lady Bug Arcade on their website, both for the Super Game Module.

May 08, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
CollectorVision has acquired the trademarks and trade names for both Acclaim and Exidy.
Exidy is going to be used for: Atari2600, Intellivision and of course, the ColecoVision.
Acclaim is more for the 16 bit era.

April 23, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Michel Louvet aka bfg games has made a first draft of the Tunnel and Trolls 2 to ColecoVision with a procedural generation of the maze.
The game was settled as a MegaCart game.
See a test video here.

April 14, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Eduardo at Opcode games has now shipped almost all the SGMs from the 2nd run.
Eduardo indicate precisely that the 3rd run of the Super Game Module now is open.
Pre-ordering from the AtariAge Store website is ready.

April 01, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Eduardo at Opcode Games has very good news.
The new Super Game Cartridge is now a reality.
The new SGC will be used in all new upcoming games from Opcode Games.
This new cartridge will allow you to store high scores and other related information to the game like options from either a menu and/or stages.
First games that will take advantage of the ColecoVision SGC is Gradius and Penguin Adventure, both ready for release in July 2016.
Another news from Opcode Games is the game Maze of Galious, also called: Knightmare 2.
Knightmare 2 "has more than 300 different screens, 47 different items, 59 types of demons and 10 bosses." so this is a very big game.
When Maze of Galious will be released is a guess, maybe late in 2016 or beginning of 2017.

March 11, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Shipment of the 2nd round of the ColecoVision Super Game module is now a reality.
If everything goes as planned will about 200 SGMs be spread all around the globe in no time.
"The idea is to ship all modules quickly, as I need to travel to Brazil in late March."
After his trip to Brazil says Eduardo that the next will be to start pre order for a 3rd run.
Then recreate the Rev. F SGM board so it works with the French CBS SCART ColecoVision version.

March 10, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Another ColecoVision game from CollectorVision Games is on the way.
This time an MSX port of Kung-Fu Master by Eduardo Mello at Opcode Games.
ColecoVision Kung-Fu Master is an 1 or 2 player game and requires the ColecoVision Super Game Module to work.
ColecoVision Kung-Fu Master will be available around June / July 2016.

March 08, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
The upcoming ADAMCON 28 for the ColecoVision and ADAM Family Computer community will be held July 14-17, 2016 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Registration form is available Here, and June 15th is the deadline for enrollment to the hotel.

March 06, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
CollectorVision Games´ website is currently unavailable.
collectorvision.com will get a make over, and possibly back around summer 2016.

March 05, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
A little technical story about the new SGC Super Game Cartridge here.

February 29, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Opcode Games Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement With AtariAge.
Under the terms of the agreement, AtariAge will be the exclusive worldwide distributor for the ColecoVision line of games and hardware from Opcode Games, which including the Super Game Module.
Eduardo says: "By leveraging AtariAge infrastructure and experience in selling homebrew games, we can now offer our customers an even smoother experience."
"At the same time, this allowing us to concentrate on what we do best, creating games.”
Following 2 ColecoVision titles from Opcode Games available at AtariAge Store in June 2016, will be: Penguin Adventure and Gradius.

February 24, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
The Super Games Index is updated.

February 14, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Following 7 new ColecoVision games from CollectorVision Games are now ready for pre-ordering.
The games are: Star Soldier, Drol, Jump Land, Hang-On, Jawbreaker II, SASA and Robee Blaster.
Please contact Toby at CollectorVision Games here.

February 13, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
The Coleco branded Chameleon will as a prototyped version, be presented on a 4 day Toy Fair show in New York here this weekend (13 to 16 February 2016).
The machine from Retro VGS Inc., however, got a lot of criticism.
This is because in addition to the handle of 8 bit ColecoVision games, also can run multiple Intellivision and 16/32 bit Sega and SNES games.
This makes the machine unpopular among ColecoVision fans, and popular with others who see the machine as one that can handle multiple games in a single product.

February 12, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Luc Miron says: "Before the end of this month, I'll be processing a lot of orders for Team Pixelboy games."
"I'm done with glueing boxes, but I still have a lot of carts to assemble."

February 09, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Latest newsletter from Opcode Games is about the ColecoVision Super Game Module 2nd run.
You'll need to confirm your name and your mailing address.
Although it does not appear in the mail, it also applies confirmation of the French SGM version, as it will be sent along with the second round of SGM.
Therefore, it is important that you answer this newsletter from Opcode Games.
Shipping of these Modules will be around mid-march 2016.

February 01, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
CollectorVision Games has discussed their partership with River West Brands.
Games developed to ColecoVision via CollectorVision Games has now official rights to use the old Coleco logo from the 80's.

January 20, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
edladdin.com is now ready with their ColecoVision Controllers.
4 new products will be ready for sale later this year.
Seagull ColecoVision Adapter: Allows you to use Atari 2600, 7800, ColecoVision, Flashback ColecoVision, and Sega Genesis compatible controllers with your ColecoVision or Flashback ColecoVision.
Super Arcade Controller: For ColecoVision and Flashback.
Super Arcade Controller PLUS: Combines the Seagull ColecoVision Controller adapter with a Super Arcade Controller.
The Super USB: Controller you can connect to your computer for emulated games.

January 18, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Many of the released free ColecoVision game ROM files on ColecoVision.dk is moved over to their respective game sites.

January 13, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Back in 2010, decided J-F from CollectorVision Games that he would start with the graphics for the game: Leisure Suit Larry; "The Land Of The Lounge Lizards"
"I've been working on this back in 2010 and took a break from it."
All in-game backgrounds are now completed and the hard work is waiting ahead.
Leisure Suit Larry will use the WaferCart, and a bet for a release will be around 2017/18.

January 11, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Following ColecoVision screenshots from Team Pixelboy has been updated.
Super Pac-Man, Mappy, Rally-X and Operation Wolf.

January 06, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Berzerk will be an upcoming game for our ColecoVision, maybe already in 2017.
But make no mistake about this game, this game has cost two lives in the 80s.
It look simple but believe me, this game can get your adrenaline up in the red.
"The humanoid must destroy all robots using his laser gun, after destroying all the robots, he must escape through one of open doorways before Evil Otto appears."
This version should be as close up of the Arcade version as possible.
The ColecoVision version of Berzerk will be made in two versions, one with minor digital audio, and one with maximun digital speech for the Say Game Module clone.
Graphics by: Stephen Cameron and programming is handled by: Tony, Electric Adventures.

January 01, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk/AtariAge.com
You can now pre-order 3 new ColecoVision games from Opcode Games.
The 3 games are Special Editions, DKA, Gradius and Penguin Adventure.
All 3 will be sold with colored cartridges with free shipping in USA.
Release date for Pinguin Adventure SE are: April 2016, Gradius SE June 2016 and finally DKA SE in August 2016.
There are only 30 copies of each Special Edition game. so you must be quick.
Graziele says: "Please understand you will still be able to purchase the regular editions once the game releases."

January 01, 2016.
Source: AtariAge.com
Following ColecoVision games from Team Pixelboy will be released late in February.
Super Pac-Man, Caos Begins, Majikazo, Knight Lore, Mappy, Rally-X, Mecha-9 and Operation Wolf.

January 01, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
Help ColecoVision.dk with missing screenshots.
Here is an overview of which screenshots there is missing.

January 01. 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
ColecoVision.dk will continue to optimize the retro design.

January 01, 2016.
Source: ColecoVision.dk
ColecoVision.dk wishes you all a Happy New Year.