The Commodore 64 is Back


A blast from the past set to make a comeback?

The Commodore 64 was a great 8-bit machine, and the second computer of my youth (Commodore 16 was the first). The C64 managed to out perform business class computers of the day on graphics while remaining relatively affordable. That meant kids got them for Christmas and video games were a favorite on the system. For some it was also the first time they got a taste for programming by entering BASIC code and getting simplistic programs running.

The machine went through a number of revamps ending with the C64 Games System in 1990 which was meant to take on the NES and Master System. After that, it became a part of history never to be put on sale again, or so we thought…

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