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Jet Set Willy

Speccy classic jumps onto the iPhone.

‘Jet Set Willy: ZX Spectrum’ for iPhone / iPod Touch:

‘Jet Set Willy: ZX Spectrum HD’ for iPad:

A major feature of the Apps (which are expected to go live on the iTunes App Store w/c 14 th February and will at a later date be offered as an in-app purchase within the “ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection / HD” apps) 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 Apps include:

iDaptive (i.e. user-definable, game-specific joystick, keypad & canvas) Controls, an instructional video for which can be found by Googling “Tiny URL 22qh8hl” and here: ‘auto save’ on exiting any game separate infinite-lives version  

Speaking about the Apps, 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 Matthew Smith’s signature game ‘Jet Set Willy’ along with the exploration of support for wireless keyboards is all part of our preparation to locate the Apps, just search for “ZX” at the iTunes App Store Steve Wilcox, Elite®

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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.

About Matthew Smith: Matthew Smith (born 1966) is a British computer game programmer. He is best known for his games Manic Miner and Jet Set Willy for the ZX Spectrum, released in 1983 and 1984 respectively. Manic Miner and Jet Set Willy are two of the most famous and popular ZX Spectrum games of all time. Matthew created this game when he was 18 ...


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