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Bazix to rerelease Engine classics

Engine Software retrogames to be rereleased

Doetinchem, 11-01-2005 - Engine Software, developer based in the Netherlands, today announces that it has signed a license and distribution agreement with Bazix concerning the rerelease of Engine Software retrogames originally released between 1990 and 1993.

In the early nineties Engine Software actively developed games for the renowned MSX2 system under the name "MSX-Engine". During these years three games were released in Europe and Japan: Dizzy, a puzzlegame based on colors, DIX, a pattern based clone on the Tetris concept, and DASS, a 2D shoot 'em up. Both Dizzy as Dix were later released for other platforms like PC, Gameboy Color and Pocket PC.

With the recent MSX-Revival in Japan, initiated by ASCII Corporation, and the success of both MSX Association as "Project Egg", which resells classic games online, Bazix has now brought this initiative to Europe, and as a first step will rerelease Dizzy, DIX and DASS through the online service at

In Japan the rerelease of retrogames through an online portal was - and is - highly succesful, Project EGG re-released over 300 retrogames for several platforms (MSX, PC-Engine, PC-9801, Sega Megadrive, X68000). During this period, Project EGG managed to win the hearts of a multitude of Japanese gaming fans. Bazix is applying this success formula to the English-speaking market: for a small fee per month these games can be bought separately and upon payment can be downloaded immediately.

About Engine Software

Engine Software B.V., based in Doetinchem, The Netherlands, is an experienced game and interactive media developer, founded in 1995. The founders, and most employees, have been developing games for about twelve years and are experienced in, and dedicated to creating high-quality games. In the last few years the company has specialised in developing games for handheld systems such as GameBoy Advance, Pocket PC, PSP and Nintendo DS. More information on Engine Software can be found at

About Bazix

Founded on July 9th, 2004, the Dutch Company Bazix is representing the Japanese company MSX Association outside Japan. This company holds, amongst others, the trademarks and copyrights of the legendary MSX Computersystem. In co-operation with the Japanese company D4 Enterprise, Bazix is about to launch their first consumer-service: On this retrogaming website computer games from various different developers will be re-released and distributed online. More information on Bazix can be found at


Engine Software B.V.

Ruud van de Moosdijk

Head of Development

Phone : +31 - 314 - 327685

E-mail :


Bazix VOF

Sander Zuidema

Managing Director

+31 - 50 - 3112518

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