Did something important happen in the Atari scene that has not been posted yet, make sure to let us know by simply filling in this form. You will be credited on the front page of AtariLegend!
Please log in to submit a news item
June 24, 2018 by ST Graveyard
This week, a new game by Orion_ was released for the Atari STe called Escape 2042. It is well worth the 5 Euro asking price. The game can be bought here. Make sure to read our in-depth review.
A big thank you to Orion_ for making this happen. Best of luck with the sales!
June 1, 2018 by ST Graveyard
May 17, 2018 by ST Graveyard
After quite awhile, Atari Legend has finally gotten a new upgrade. We have been working daily. Lot's of stuff has been done on the back-end (which you can check out for yourself when you log in, should you be interested). However, the most noticable change is the new Articles section. I've written a first restoration article. I hope to do more of these things in the future and share my knowledge with those interested.
The next upgrade will be all about games. It will be worth the wait.
April 22, 2018 by Brume
Over two months have passed since the last announcement. Our team of developers is still hyper active and continuesly working on the project. Fixing bugs, enhancing the experience ... And also, as promised, new features should soon be added.
At the same time, our database team is constantly correcting data and adding new titles very regularly. We do not post an announcement for each change that is done (you could check the change log for an overview). We hope the database starts to give you satisfaction and is getting more complete. Feel free to post a comment if you see a problem, we'll correct it immediately.
Finally, at the beginning of the year, we also received a huge donation of 130 games and software from Maho in Lyon (Virtual Worlds on the left was one of the games he sent). A big thanks to him for the 5 big parcels we received. A real treasure! We are listing, dumping and scanning the whole thing. The scans of the boxes are added progressively on the site, and the dumps will be available as soon as the Download part will be operational.
So stay connected, because the best is yet to come;)
February 9, 2018 by ST Graveyard
Templeton, one of the best coders still active in the Atari ST scene, has just finished his brand new shooter Supa Zazai Da! The game was first presented in December 2017 at the Silly Venture convention, but it wasn't yet completely finished and debugged. 3 weeks ago, Templeton got in touch with us and asked if we would like to do the announcement once the game would be ready for the public. He gave us a preview version of the STe/Mega ST release (This game uses the blitter!) while he continued working on the Falcon release.
Finally now, the Falcon version is finished also, and this is what Templeton had to say about it :
"I did not want to change the gameplay by adding more things compared to MegaST / STe versions so that the scores are identical on all machines, so I improved the realization and added options. It's a shame because according to my first tests ... I could have displayed at least 3 times more items!
The Falcon version has the real instrumental music of Nirvana (+ a new one for the last level). The music is in Mp2 format decompressed in real time by the DSP. Visually there is something extra like thicker particles, or more behind the Boss (not to change the gameplay), an animated boss, etc ...
Finally, I added options such as keyboard support and Jag PAD / Falcon PAD, an Overscan mode (stretching the image), a switch to 60/50 HZ with gameplay readjusted, VGA support with gameplay readjusted , and the ability to disable music and / or sound effects."
You can find more technical details in the txt files that accompanies the downloads. So here it is :
Supa Zazai Da in all its glory! You can find the download links in the comment section.
Oh, and even though my fingers got completely blistered by all the oldshool shooting mayhem, I was still able to write a full review of the game ;-)
Hope you all like it!
Direct download links:
1040 STE / Mega ST versions (MSA disk)
1040 STE / Mega ST versions (files)
Falcon version (files)
February 1, 2018 by ST Graveyard
Today our Links section is open for business again. We have over 180 Atari or game related links in our section, as well as our favorite Facebook pages and YouTube channels.
If you think you have a link that needs to be in here, please use the convenient 'submit a link' box on the left side of the main links page. And sorry if we forgot anyone.
As always, this site is constantly updated, so should you stumble upon a (new) bug, or if you have suggestions or comments, please let us know.
As soon as the title screen appears, the tone is set. The design of the game is wonderful and the following screens confirm the feeling. Graphics are signed Vierbit, with additional work by Heavy Stylus and C-Rem, the same guys who had worked on the first game (Templeton, however, disappeared from the 'r0x zero' scene). The little ship you control is simple, but detailed, just like the enemies.
November 4, 2018 by BrumeMore
Epyx created a handheld system called the "Handy". It was purchased by Atari and renamed "Lynx".
Currently 0 registered users online
In the past 24h there were 5 registered users online