Blaze Entertainment is delighted to announce the first two collections of the 2023 Evercade Cartridge line-up.
Releasing in April 2023, Evecade fans can revisit more classic games close to their hearts with THEC64 Collection 2 and Toaplan Arcade 2 Collections.
THEC64 Collection 2 is the sequel to 2022’s first home computer collection from Evercade. It was the first time that these games were available to be played on portable devices legally, using the Evercade Handheld and recently released Evercade EXP, and is one of Evercade’s most internationally popular cartridges.
This second collection continues the library of with well-rememberd titles including California Games, World Games, Uridium, Pitstop II and more. 14 games in total are included and are selected/modified to be able to be played with ease and convenience on an Evercade device – eliminating as much use as possible of a virtual keyboard. The collection comes with a full colour manual with the physical cartridge that details all control schemes.
Toaplan Arcade 2 brings 7 more arcade greats from the legendary arcade developer. As well their famous shooter titles, Toaplan also created games across other genres including racing. Highlighted here along side such classics as Hellfire, Fire Shark and Twin Hawk are Rally Bike (a motorbike racing game) and Wardner, an early platformer for Toaplan. The collection also includes bonus interviews with Toaplan staff in the manual, and each vertically scrolling game is playable using Evercade EXP’s TATE mode functionality
Both collections will be available to pre-order from February 17th, 2023, ahead of their release on April 28th, 2023. Evercade cartridges RRP is £17.99|$19.99|€19.99 per cartridge collection. You can find your closest retailer at evercade.co.uk/retailers.
All collections are playable on Evercade devices, including the Evercade VS and recently released Evercade EXP. The Evercade EXP also comes with bonus content built into the device. 18 Capcom games are included without the need for installation, code redemption or cartridge! 14 arcade greats and 4 home console classics can now go with you anywhere you want to go! A full colour manual is also included for the Capcom collections.
THEC64 Collection 2 Full Games List:
- California Games
- Impossible Mission II
- Insects in Space
- Mission Impossibubble
- Pitstop II
- Street Sports Basketball
- Sword of Fargoal
- World Games
Toaplan Arcade 2 Full Games List:
- Demon’s World
- Fire Shark*
- Rally Bike*
- Twin Cobra*
- Twin Hawk*
*These games are played best in Evercade EXP’s TATE Mode.
Evercade VS home console systems are currently available worldwide from Amazon and other local retailers.
Evercade EXP Standard Edition handheld gaming system will be available globally and include the IREM Arcade 1 cartridge collection and 18 built-in Capcom games.
Evercade Handheld (original) is now discontinued and will feature a final firmware update for compatibility with future releases soon.
Evercade devices play games via emulation on bespoke cartridges. There are currently 37 collections available or to be released before 2023.
Evercade announced a new roadmap today teasing 14 cartridge collections over the new 12 months that are due to be released, including the return of the popular Game of the Month feature for Evercade VS and now Evercade EXP users.
Evercade emulates a wide range of systems and highlights modern retro games created by indie developers, with support for five decades of gaming. Including Amiga based games that will be released in 2023.
Evercade cartridges have three distinct colour schemes to highlight their content. Red coloured boxes feature home console collections from multiple systems across five decades of gaming. Purple indicates Arcade game collections and Blue is for home computer collections.