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The development group license its games to retro-publisher Cronosoft, for release on real vintage media.


Dunstable, Bedfordshire, UK - June 29 2005 - Alten8 Ltd sign a deal with leading retro-publisher Cronosoft, allowing many of its classics to be released for the real machines.

Retro 'purists' will smile with glee at's latest announcement - to allow its back catalogue of classic games to be published by Cronosoft on tape and disk for the real classic machines. This deal vastly extends the current number of titles available on machines such as the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amiga, and whilst many will be re-releases, there will be some new and unreleased titles also available.

Paul Andrews, head of the Alten8 Ltd group, said "We have a passion for retro gaming, and feel that our games shouldn't just be available on emulators, but on the real deal too. We're delighted to be working with Cronosoft to make this a reality."

Head honcho of Cronosoft Simon Ullyatt also commented "It's great to publish games as they were intended to be released, on cassette tape or disc. Emulators are great, but you just can't beat the feel of a real machine."

A full release schedule is planned and will be announced at this year's Classic Gaming Expo UK (

Further information will be available through Alten8's and Cronosoft's web sites.

About the Alten8 Ltd group

Set up at the start of 2005, the Alten8 Ltd group are software developers across many hand-held, mobile and portable formats. Part of this group, Retro-Soft, are working towards licensing many classic games to use on emulators and the antique hardware itself.


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About Cronosoft

Set up at the end of 2002 to support computer systems that no longer seem commercially viable, Cronosoft run on a not for profit basis and have published many different titles for more than half a dozen platforms. With steady growth and strong assets, it has become a leader in a limited and niche marketplace.


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About Retro Bytes PR

Retro Bytes PR works with a growing number of small not-for-profit and co-operative software publishers and developers to ensure the best possible publicity for the increasing number of high-quality homebrew software titles released today.


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