A list of all the official Ultimate Play the Game releases, plus known, completed homebrew conversions, remakes, and unreleased titles.
Wow… This is arguably the best modern remake of an old video game that I’ve ever seen!
This beautiful 2020 homebrew rendition of Ultimate‘s classic Spectrum game comes courtesy of three individuals: the code was written by Tomaz Kac of Nostalgia, the graphics were created by Steven Day (aka Ste), and the music by Saul Cross.
All three of them deserve some serious credit.
“After 37 years the C64 finally gets its own version of Atic Atac,” says Tomaz Kac, “I hope we did the game justice. We tried to make it very special, not just by getting as close to Spectrum version, but by expanding it quite a bit. We hope you like it!”
The BBC Micro conversion of Ultimate‘s famous Atic Atac is a little on the chunky side graphically, but it plays pretty well.
Con-Quest is a 1986 ZX Spectrum release from Mastertronic, created by the inimitable Derek Brewster.
In it you play a character called Oscar who has just inherited a large castle. The castle isn’t vacant though – it’s full of the evil minions of the demon Grell, who you must evict.
Ultimate Play The Game‘s jolly horror adventure Atic Atac was released for the ZX Spectrum in 1983 and became an instant hit.
And it’s not hard to see why: within seconds of playing this overhead action game you will fall in love with its humorous presentation and characters. Everyone does.