Paradroid

From West Elmira Computers Museum
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Paradroid cover.jpg
Gribbly's Day Out
DeveloperAndrew Braybrook
Graftgold
PublisherHewson Consultants
Thunder Mountain
SystemsCommodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, Wii, iOS, Windows, THEC64 Mini
ReleasedCommodore 64: 1985
Amiga/Atari ST: 1990
Acorn Archimedes: 1993
Windows: December 2004
Wii: May 23, 2008
THEC64 Mini EU: March 29, 2018
THEC64 Mini NA: October 9, 2018
Added to
museum
Windows: May 17, 2018
THEC64 Mini: April 24, 2019

Paradroid was a game by Andrew Braybrook that was published by Hewson Consultants in 1985.

Versions

Paradroid: Competition Edition was released for Commodore 64 in 1986. It played faster than the original due to scroll code enhancements.

Heavy Metal Paradroid was released for Commodore 64 in 1987. It had Morpheus-style graphics.

Paradroid was ported to Atari ST and Commodore Amiga as Paradroid 90 in 1990. It was ported to Acorn Archimedes as Paradroid 2000 in 1993.

It was re-released via emulation several times. The Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 version of Paradroid, as well as Paradroid: Competition Edition and Heavy Metal Paradroid, were released as part of The Graftgold Collection, the cover disc for the December 2004 issue of Retro Gamer magazine. The Commodore 64 version of Paradroid was released for the Wii Virtual Console in Europe in 2008. The Commodore 64 version of Paradroid was also released on THEC64 Mini microconsole by Retro Games in 2018.