X360 Tuesday, March 6, 2007 | 10:50 PM

Jetpac Refuelled announced with images

Jetpac Refuelled announced with images

Presented by Rare as one of the worst kept secret in gaming history, Jetpac Refuelled is a remake of the classic games the oldest of us may certainly remember. Here are the first images.
Update: And it's even better with a video!


Announcement video

All comments

Commented on 2007-03-06 21:59:55
Looking good.
Commented on 2007-03-06 22:03:49
looks cool
Commented on 2007-03-06 22:33:28
|Hehe now only Sabrewulf and Snake Rattle N roll and I"m one happy camper :P
Commented on 2007-03-06 22:37:40
Hey! I thought this was gonna be pixelated rubbish version only. That snazzed up version looks half desirable! :O
Commented on 2007-03-06 23:10:23
I remember it.. Had it on my BBC micro and also on my ZX Speccie... ahhhh the memories...
Commented on 2007-03-06 23:15:55
Unfortunately I'm one of the oldies :(

Much improved though!
Commented on 2007-03-06 23:45:26
Yep, showing our age, I used to play this for hours on my 48k.

And check out the border graphics for the original graphic version, I see Underwurlde, Pssst!, Sabre Wulf, Alien 8, Atic Atac (key), Lunar Jetman!! Does this mean they might all come to XBL? That would be awesome! I'd also like to see Cookie and Tranz Am

Ahhhh, them were the days
Commented on 2007-03-06 23:45:48
Looking fawking awesome. Rare is a true master of technologies new and old.

Snake r n roll and Battletoads on the NES were some of the most technically superior games on the system, same goes for at least Kameo, Pinata and Conker xbox. Over a year later I wish even a quarter of 360 games looked as good as Kameo.
Commented on 2007-03-07 00:00:07
That is how you remake a game, maybe, just maybe, all the other easy cash tossers will take notice now.

Still would rather have new titles.
Commented on 2007-03-07 00:24:05 In reply to DrZeus
Posted by DrZeus
I see Underwurlde, Pssst!, Sabre Wulf, Alien 8, Atic Atac (key), Lunar Jetman!! Does this mean they might all come to XBL?
Oh, my god its spinning in my head ... spectrum :)

MS, if you reading, pretty plz add some Amiga games like Cinemaware games and Carrier command and Falcon.
Commented on 2007-03-07 00:26:54
Looks great, love the artstyle.
Commented on 2007-03-07 02:55:19 In reply to ManThatYouFear
This message is in "Boulet Time" (TM), If you still *really* want to see it, click here

Commented on 2007-03-07 05:02:02 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
That is how you remake a game, maybe, just maybe, all the other easy cash tossers will take notice now.

Still would rather have new titles.
A lot of people have been trying the same sort of thing with mixed results. Not everyone has the resources to make a whole new set of graphics for a game that actually look good. Look at Double Dragon--the "enhanced" version looks much worse than the original graphics to me--it makes it look like a flash game.

They did a decent job with Jetpac though. Now bring on RC Pro-Am!

(and new....like Worms? ;P)
Commented on 2007-03-07 07:18:50
The new version looks awesone, but maybe they'll keep the old version as a bonus? Just don't want to take out old ZX 128k from the store-room to refresh my memories.
Commented on 2007-03-07 08:43:04
haha.. that looks brilliant. I remember the original, even though it wasn't one of my favourites. This looks damn hot though. Rare is really alive and kicking it seems! Bring it!
Commented on 2007-03-07 09:54:50 In reply to Chakie
Posted by Chakie
The new version looks awesone, but maybe they'll keep the old version as a bonus? Just don't want to take out old ZX 128k from the store-room to refresh my memories.
Did you watch the screenshots at all? The old version is there too :)
Commented on 2007-03-07 14:38:28
Hehe i remember this back in the day.

Looks good.
Commented on 2007-03-07 16:33:04
Looks quite interesting, graphics are actually a proper remake...that's good!

Atleast the classic look is still there for the people who want it
Commented on 2007-03-11 14:58:42 In reply to Dehnus
Posted by Dehnus
|Hehe now only Sabrewulf and Snake Rattle N roll and I"m one happy camper :P
Hey, I loved those both. Snake was suberb with friends.

About the game


What's up?
  • Tinks
    Tinks @Phaethon360: always (12 minutes ago)
  • Phaethon360
    Phaethon360 @Tinks: Desperate much... (31 minutes ago)
  • aphex187
    aphex187 Ahhh those were the days [url] (54 minutes ago)
  • Tinks
    Tinks I opened a Westworld discuss in the Off Topic! [url] (59 minutes ago)
  • Wheat_Thins
    Wheat_Thins @Melmoth: + @KORNdog: I don't disagree about legal pissing but they already said Death Stranding is coming to PC and there are no technical barriers stopping it. (3 Hours ago)
  • Sdarts
    Sdarts * show (5 Hours ago)
  • Sdarts
    Sdarts Great story that shos not all gamers, people or gaming forum communities are bad. We should share good stories about the gaming community as well. Hope it brightens everyone's day. :) (5 Hours ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories