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Old 26 August 2011, 12:31   #1
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Cinemaware returns

I must be on an old mailing list. I got this in my inbox today

An emulated Amiga version of DofTC on iPhone? Who's Amiga emulator are they using? Any copyright ROMS in use?
Greetings, Cinemaware® fans!

It's with tremendous excitement that we share the following news with you: after a far-too-long absence from the world of gaming, Cinemaware is back! That's right - the company behind some of your favorite games has returned, and we're already kicking things into high gear with:

The launch of a brand-new website!

This is a place we are designing and building for you, our fans, to gather and interact with other Cinemaware diehards, talk about our games, share your favorite moments and, more importantly, interact directly with us as we move head with the planning of our future titles! Yes, we're hard at work on new releases for the web and mobile platforms, so expect to hear more about those in the coming months. In the meantime, we'll be launching a series of web "featurettes" - browser-based games inspired by the action sequences from our classic titles. is also where you'll be able to access our catalog of classic games, playable free-of-charge in emulators, and Cinemaware merchandise from the CinemaWEAR store. Come see it all at and tell us what you'd like to see us develop and have available on the new site!

Also, we now have a Facebook dedicated profile! Please visit us and join at:

For the latest updates, follow us on Twitter at:

Defender of the Crown® Emulated Edition for iOS!

The game that started it all is back! Our original 1986 hit returns on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch thanks to our partnership with iAmigaTM emulator developer manomioTM. This 100% accurate emulation of the timeless strategy-adventure set in a war-torn medieval England is now available in the App Store for $2.99. Experience the sights, sounds and classic gameplay that turned Cinemaware into a leader in gaming, all over again! You can download the game here:

The game has already garnered several reviews and coverage, including:

iGame Of The Week: Defender Of The Crown

TUAW Daily iPhone App: Defender of the Crown

touchArcade: A Hands-On Preview of Amiga Classic 'Defender of the Crown' for iOS

Leo Laporte picked Defender of the Crown - Emulated Edition for iOS as his game of the week on iPad Today's latest episode! See his remarks just about one hour into the show:
[ Show youtube player ]

We'd like to thank you for being loyal Cinemaware fans, and we hope that you're as excited about our comeback as we are. Stop by the site (you'll need to re-register, but we promise it's quick!) and let us know what you think in the new forums. We'll see you there!

The Cinemaware Team

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