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ColecoVision, one of the gaming giants of the 80s returns with the release of Sydney Hunter & The Sacred Tribe, a new video game on cartridge. The release will mark its first commercial release of a video game on cartridge in nearly 30 years. Teaming up with Coleco is game developer Exidy responsible for the popular the arcade smashes Venture and Mouse Trap both were ported to the early ColecoVision. Sydney Hunter & The Sacred Tribe was recently voted “Best Game of the Year” by the mega forum Atari Age. Gamers who wish to be the first to get their hands on a copy of Sydney Hunter & The Sacred Tribe can do so by visiting ColecoExpo.com clicking Tickets. Sydney Hunter & The Sacred Tribe will make it’s debut at the first Coleco Retro Gaming and Collectible’s Expo on August 5th and 6th at the Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, New Jersey. For more information visit www.ColecoExpo.com.
Sydney Hunter & The Sacred Tribe
You’re Sydney Hunter, the great adventurer
You’ve been exploring the Yucatán Peninsula, seeking treasures
As you traveled, you were captured in the night by a mysterious tribe
Although they claim they won’t hurt you, you are still their prisoner…
- Over 100 unique screens!
- 9 unique songs!
- 10 Different types of enemies!
- Treasures & Secrets!
- Great replay value!
The Limited Edition contains:
- Retro Style Box (Exclusive to the Limited Edition)
- Game Cartridge
- Instruction Manual
Voted as the 2016 Best Game of the Year & Best Packaging!
Coleco was founded in the 1930’s as a manufacturer of everything from leather products to swimming pools. The company rose to prominence in the 1980’s with introduction of the Cabbage Patch Kids and the ColecoVision console. The console was the most advance system of its time delivering arcade quality graphics making Coleco a leader in the gaming industry. Coleco returned to the video game console market in 1982 with the launch of the ColecoVision. While the system was quite popular, selling 500,000 units over two yearsColeco hedged its bet on video games by introducing a line of ROM cartridges for the Atari 2600 and Intellivision. Coleco also introduced the Coleco Gemini, a clone of the popular Atari 2600. The console was credited with making Nintendo’s Donkey Kong a household name. Visit colecotoys.com
This is exciting news, as an old time publisher returns and brings with it an amazing retro style indie game. Hopefully this leads to more revivals and more shakeups for the industry.