Category Archives: remakes

Run, Coward! Sinistar Unleashed, by GameFX and THQ, Windows 1999

Sinistar Unleashed, a video game for Windows
Run, Coward!

This ad features another entry in the turn-of-the-millennium retro game remake sweepstakes. This time it’s Sinistar getting the reboot treatment, the 1982 Williams arcade classic by Sam Dicker. 

For full info on Sinistar, Williams Electronics and their seminal shoot-em-up Defender, consult your local Dot Eaters entry:

Defender and Vid Kidz – Brightly Coloured and Extremely Loud

Website Featuring Ultima Remakes



Ultima: The Reconstruction is a website listing known remakes of Ultima, the classic RPG series by Lord British (Richard Garriott).  Some of the projects are abandoned, some are in active development, and some are completed.  One or two are homegrown engines, but most are mods or reskins that require having the computer versions of games such as Dungeon Siege or Oblivion.

All of them, however, are loving testaments to one of the most revered RPG series of all time.

Ultima: The Reconstruction:

For more information on Ultima, consult your local Dot Eaters article.