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ZX Spectrum Next - Issue 2

A project in London, UK by Henrique Olifiers
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The ZX Spectrum Next: The Evolution of the ZX Spectrum Computer.
Backers: 5235
Average Pledge Per Backer: £353

Funded: £1,846,757 of £250,000
Dates: Aug 11th -> Sep 10th (30 days)
Project By: Henrique Olifiers
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Latest News

The retro remake ZX Spectrum Next Issue 2 is almost at their final kickstarter funding goal with four days remaining

September 6th - via: notebookcheck.net
The ZX Spectrum Next issue 2, a modern remake of the classic personal computer has almost achieved their final £1.5 mil (US$2.0 mil) stretch goal with only four days remaining on the campaign. Earlier goals included new games and improved hardware specifications. (Read More)

The Last Week of Funding, and the Road to £1.5 Million!

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Just One to Go! In the last update, we had just passed the £1.1M mark and since then, pledges have been steadily increasing at a rate of more than £10,000 per day. If this trend continues, and we get a little surge at the end, we will cross the... (Read More)

Head Over Heels is hopefully getting an update with Jon Ritman's help

September 3rd - via: thedigitalfix.com
It was one of the most highly rated games on the 8-bit platforms - including the ZX Spectrum - and was eventually updated and released on the Atari ST and Amiga too. Now, over thirty years since the game was released, the team behind the ZX Spectrum Next have managed to convince Jon Ritman to return to one of his most loved and critically acclaimed games and help out on an update that will include new levels and adventures as well as upgraded graphics that take advantage of the ZX Spectrum Next's increased colour palette and abilities. (Read More)

Another stretch goal unlocked, shouts for Crash and Cards!

August 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Double Trouble stretched! Hot on the heels of breaking the £1M mark, we are now past £1.1M and steadily heading towards the next stretch goal at £1.2M. This means all backers of the Next will get a copy of a new Rusty Pixels game featuring... (Read More)

Reborn home computing classic loads up second generation

August 16th - via: dailytimes.com.pk
Home computers in early 80s Britain were pretty rare, and quite expensive. The relatively cheap ZX Spectrum changed that, bringing a splash of color to a monochrome landscape, a bunch of easy-load games and the opportunity to create your own games without needing a Ph.D. Back in 2017, London startup SpecNext launched an enhanced version of the beloved Speccy on Kickstarter, and has now unveiled version two. (Read More)

Crossing the £1Million Mark!

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
As Doctor Evil once said, “One Million Dollars!” -- but we are well past that now, breaking through the one million British Pounds and still going strong! That means a bunch of stretch goals are unlocked, taking your Spectrum Next to a whole new... (Read More)

ZX Spectrum Next Issue 2 blasts through Kickstarter goal

August 13th - via: au.news.yahoo.com
The ZX Spectrum Next Issue 2 has raised nearly £900,000 - far beyond its £250,000 goal - with 28 days of fundraising left to go. The Issue 2 is an updated version of an earlier ZX Spectrum Next, which was funded via Kickstarter in 2017. (Read More)

ZX Spectrum Next Surpasses Kickstarter Goal

August 13th - via: silicon.co.uk
Hankering after a bit of retro tech? Next model of the successor to the original ZX Spectrum of the 1980s, surpasses its kickstart funding goal. An update to a reimagined device of the classic Sinclair ZX Spectrum of the 1980s could be on the way, after a kickstarter campaign sailed passed its goal of raising £250,000. (Read More)

ZX Spectrum Next Plus hits Kickstarter with big success

August 13th - via: 9to5toys.com
Those stateside may not remember the ZX Spectrum, but there was a time when the British-born PC was a hot-ticket item. Fast forward nearly 40-years later and the ZX Spectrum is set to make a return with the Next Plus, a recreation of the iconic original that's been remade for 2020. (Read More)

ZX Spectrum Next Issue 2 blasts through Kickstarter goal

August 13th - via: bbc.com
The ZX Spectrum Next Issue 2 has raised nearly £900,000 - far beyond its £250,000 goal - with 28 days of fundraising left to go. The Issue 2 is an updated version of an earlier ZX Spectrum Next, which was funded via Kickstarter in 2017. The ZX Spectrum Next Issue 2 is to include upgraded hardware such as a faster processor, twice as much memory and a high-resolution mode - though its computing power is closer to the original than modern high-end computers. (Read More)

We Got Funded at 28MHz!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
In truly epic style, the campaign met its funding goal within 5 mere minutes, and less than 24 hours into its journey we’ve already beaten the original Kickstarter. This is a huge testimony to the dedication and passion of the Spectrum Next... (Read More)

ZX Spectrum Next Issue 2 hits Kickstarter from £280

August 12th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
If you missed out on the first crowdfunding campaign for the ZX Spectrum Next computer, you'll be pleased to know that a new Kickstarter campaign has launched this week for the latest ZX Spectrum Next : Issue 2. Earlybird pledges are now available from £280 and worldwide delivery is expected to take place during March 2021. (Read More)

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