Uridium

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Uridium
DeveloperAndrew Braybrook
Graftgold
PublisherHewson Consultants
SystemsCommodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, DOS Wii, iOS, Windows, THEC64 Mini, ZX Spectrum
ReleasedCommodore 64/Spectrum: March 1986
Amstrad/Atari ST/BBC Micro: 1987
DOS: 1988
NES: June 1990
Windows: December 2004
Wii: March 28, 2008
iOS: 2011
THEC64 Mini EU: March 29, 2018
THEC64 Mini NA: October 9, 2018
Added to
museum
Windows: May 17, 2018
THEC64 Mini: April 24, 2019

Uridium, released on the the Nintendo Entertainment System as The Last Starfighter, was a game by Andrew Braybrook that was published by Hewson Consultants in 1985.

Versions

Uridium Plus was released for Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum in 1986. The ship could land anywhere in this version.

Uridium was ported to Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, and BBC Micro in 1987, and to DOS in 1988. It was ported to Nintendo Entertainment System as The Last Starfighter in 1990.

It was re-released via emulation several times. The Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum version of Uridium, as well as Uridium Plus, 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 Uridium was released for the Wii Virtual Console in Europe in 2008. The Commodore 64 version of Uridium was also released on THEC64 Mini microconsole by Retro Games in 2018.