News Archive
Note that the News on the News Archive is stored in the layout-style when the news were added on Stadium 64. Well it could be some sort of a history of the layout. As you can see the first news start in April 1999, and if you didn't already know it, in the beginning of April 1999 Stadium 64 was born. Stadium 64 was named C64 Sports from the start, but it was changed later.

| April/May 1999 | June 1999 | July 1999 | Aug/Sept 1999 |
| Oct-Feb 2000 | Mars-July 2000 | Aug-Dec 2000 | Jan-March 2001 |


International Rugby Sim. & Hard Drivin Game-Infos added!
27th June 2001
2 more Game Infos are added today;
The C64 Conversion of Hard Drivin', was so delayed (and very poor) that Domark decided not to release it on its own. Instead they put it on 2 compilations: Wheels of Fire & TNT. It was some years later released by its own as a budget game by Hit Squad.

International Rugby Simulator, The first real simulation of the world famous game - it's all there: Conversions, touchbacks, line-outs, drop-kicks, real tackling, scrum-downs, throw-ins and all the rest.



More World Records added!
27th June 2001
The World Records are updated. New records for following games:
Summer Games, Summer Games II & Winter Games.


Game-Info for England Championship Special updated!
27th June 2001
In Autumn 1991 Grandslam released England Championship Special. A game who was based on the European Football Championship 1992, held in Sweden. England qualified for the final round with 8 teams. The most remarkable thing about this tournament was the winner, Denmark that didn't qualified. But when the problems in Yugoslavia appeared, they wasn't allowed to take part, so Denmark got there place and won the whole tournament!


Manuals Archive Updated: 6 more manuals added!
27th June 2001
6 more Manuals are added today; Cosmic Causeway, The Double, International Rugby Simulator, MicroLeague Baseball, Super Cup Fooball & Trailblazer. Thanks to Mike Semula for most of them! The Manuals Archive now contains: 270 Sportgames!


Reviews Archive Updated: 7 more reviews added!
27th June 2001
7 more Reviews are added today; 720 Degrees, Bad Cat, Ballistix (Rerelease), Hard Drivin', Hard Drivin' (Rerelease), Night Racer, Ninja Scooter Simulator & Spartacus - The Sword Slayer. Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 197 Sportgames!


Cheats for Frank Bruno's Boxing and Test Drive found!
19th June 2001
Cheats for 2 more games are added into the section; Hints & Tips. For Frank Bruno's Boxing are all level password added, and for Test Drive you'll find which side of the road you should drive on, on all 5 courses. So it shouldn't be so many problems to complete those games!


Reviews Archive Updated: 12 more reviews added!
19th June 2001
12 more Reviews are added today; Bangkok Knights, BMX Kidz, Bobsleigh, Buggy Boy, Grand Prix Simulator, Out Run, Street Fighter, Super Sprint, Track and Field, Water Polo, Western Games & Winter Olympiad. Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 190 Sportgames!


The Wanted Games-list is updated!
18th June 2001
The Wanted Games-list is updated today; some games have been found/some games have been added. The good thing is, that there are more games found than added since the last update of the Wanted Games. If you have any of those games please mail to Stadium64!


Reviews Archive Updated: 13 more reviews added!
18th June 2001
13 more Reviews are added today; Action Biker, Daley Thompson's Decathlon, Enduro Racer (Rerelease), England Championship Special, Exploding Fist +, Gary Lineker's Hotshot, Graham Gooch's Test Cricket, International Rugby Simulator, Kentucky Racing, Motor Massacre, On Cue, Peter Beardsley's International Football & Trailblazer. Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 178 Sportgames!


More Hints & Tips found and added!
14th June 2001
Following games are added with Hints & Tips; Daley Thompson's Decathlon, Days Of Thunder, Street Surfer, Summer Olympiad, and some others. Many thanks to Markus Berg for most of them!


More stuff added to Adidas Championship Football!
14th June 2001
The Game-Info for Adidas Championship Football are updated with more stuff. Ocean promoted this game as: "Natural and responsive player movement and with the most simple of one-touch joystick control ensures EXCITING and AUTHENTIC SOCCER ACTION, realistic close-ball control, computer aided team control and the micro's constant "flow of play" monitoring all add up to make this the easiest yet most rewarding soccer game ever devised the home computer." Well, could they have lied more?


5 Game-Infos are added!
12th June 2001
Following Game Infos are added;
Cheap Skate, International Speedway, Metro-Cross, Smash & Supertrux .


Reviews Archive Updated: 6 more reviews added!
12th June 2001
6 more Reviews are added today; 5th Gear, Danger Freak, International Speedway (Rerelease), Microprose Soccer, Para Assault Course & Supertrux (Rerelease). Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 165 Sportgames!


Manual to Super Bowl Sunday added!
11th June 2001
The Manual to Super Bowl Sunday is added today. It's a very comprehensive manual with a lot of information (without them the game is almost impossible to master!). It also contains 4 scanned pictures of play moves. This Manual also contains information of some historic Super Bowl matches. Did you know that the first Super Bowl was played in 1967, and the Green Bay Packers was the winner? Many thanks to Paul for this contribution.


Reviews Archive Updated: 6 more reviews added!
11th June 2001
6 more Reviews are added today; Adidas Championship Football, HKM - Human Killing Machine, Badlands, Caveman Ugh-Lympics, Roy Of The Rovers & Tunnel Vision. Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 159 Sportgames!


7 Game-Infos are updated!
8th June 2001
Following Game Infos are updated today; Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing, Fast Break, Final Assault, The Great American Cross-Country Road Race, Rack 'Em, Rally Cross Challenge & Serve And Volley.


New poll added/Old poll summary
6th June 2001
A new poll is added today: What's your favourite arcade football/soccer-game?
Is it: Emlyn Hughes International Soccer, Superstar Soccer, International Soccer, Italy 1990, Kick Off 2, Manchester United, Matchday II, Microprose Soccer, or any other?

The old poll: "Which one is your favourite Formula 1 game?" is finally closed. And with 40% of the votes Pitstop II is the winner. A little suprise to me, because I thought my personal favoruite Grand Prix Circuit should be the number 1.
(total votes: 226)

Place Votes Game Percent of Votes
Gold Medal 90 Pitstop II 40 %
Silver Medal 40 Grand Prix Circuit 18 %
Bronze Medal 26 Pole Position 11,5 %
4th Place 19 Ferrari Formula One 8,4 %
5th Place 16 Super Sprint 7,1 %
6th Place 12 Slicks 5,3 %
7th Place 9 Revs 4,0 %
8th Place 7 Grand Prix Simulator 2 3,1 %
9th Place 3 Scalextric/Slot Car Racer 1,3 %
10th Place 2 Grand Prix Simulator 0,8 %
10th Place 2 Other 0,8 %


The Games Archive is updated!
5th June 2001
The June Month Games Update, is including 12 added/updated games; Football Frenzy, Roller Boy, Super Trucker, Ultra Sprint and some other games.


World Records for California Games are updated!
5th June 2001
Well, it's been some months since the World Records were updated. Only new records for California Games are added today.


Reviews Archive Updated: 9 more reviews added!
5th June 2001
9 more Reviews are added today; Great American CrossCountry Road Race, Kayak, Metro Cross, Professional Ski Simulator, Race Against Time, Run The Gauntlet, Scalextric, Speed King & Street Cred Boxing. Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 153 Sportgames!


Update of the Game-Infos Archive!
13th May 2001
12 Figthing Sport-Games are added to the Game Infos-archive. Some of the added games are: Black Panther, Budokan - The Martial Spirit, Iketa, Last Fight, Samurai Trilogy, Tough Guys, Wastelands & Way Of The Tiger, The.


Reviews Archive Updated: 6 more reviews added!
13th May 2001
6 more Reviews are added today; By Fair Means Or Foul, Fast Break, Final Assault, Rack'Em, Serve And Volley & Tour De France. Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 144 Sportgames!


Some site statistics that might interest you!
11th May 2001
Well, STADIUM 64 has been on the net for over 2 years now, and it's constantly getting bigger and bigger. It now contains over 200 Mb with Commodore 64 Sport-games stuff! And nearly 13000 files! Most of them are; *.zip-, *.gif-, *jpg- & *.htm-files:

1014 zip-files (mostly zipped games),
6651 gif-files (mostly screenshot),
2627 jpg-files (mostly adverts & covers) &
2018 htm/html-files.



Reviews Archive Updated: 11 more reviews added!
11th May 2001
11 more Reviews are added today; Cheap Skate, Five-A-Side Football, Gary Lineker's Super Skills, International Speedway, International Tennis, Jonah Barrington's Squash, Nato Assault Course, Nick Faldo Plays The Open & Professional Skateboard Simulator, Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 138 Sportgames!


The Games Archive is updated!
7th May 2001
The May Month Games Update, is including 24 added/updated games; Archdale Golf Club, Grid Iron II, Paris Dakar, Soccer Supremo, Steve Davis Snooker (Blue Ribbon Release), Stunt Bike, Turbo Racer and a bunch of updated games.


Update of the Game-Infos Archive!
7th May 2001
22 games are added to the Game Infos-archive, and this archive now contains 304 different games with over 4300 screenshots and a lot of other useless and useful stuff. Some of the added games are: ATV Simulator, Brian Jack's Superstar Challenge, Cyberball, Hot Rod, Microprose Soccer, Motor Massacre, Scalextric & Super Cars.


Reviews Archive Updated: 8 more reviews added!
7th May 2001
8 more Reviews are added today; 4 Soccer Simulators, Grand Prix Circuit, Jack Charlton's Match Fishing, Knockout, Snap Dragon, Supertrux, Minigolf & finally Trans Atlantic Balloon Challenge. Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 127 Sportgames!


One Compilation added: Soccer Spectacular!
24th April 2001
The Compilation Soccer Spectacular - Supreme Challenge is added to the Collections-Section. It contains five different football/soccer-games; Football Manager, Peter Beardsley's International Football, Peter Shilton's Handball Maradona, Soccer Supremo & World Champions.


Gazza II added to game-infos!
24th April 2001
Following up the yesterday's update regarding; Gazza II. Also included in the original package was a BIG poster. Added to the Game-Info are some cover-scans and many screenshots.


New Section Added: Extra Stuff
23th April 2001
A new section is added today named: Extra Stuff. It is supposed to contains some nice stuff about the sportgames to C64. There's not much there yet, but it will probably grow a little bit in the future. If you have any suggestions or contributions to this new section, then please mail to STADIUM 64. The section know contains some demos dedicated to 2 games: Out Run & Skate Or Die. You could also find the exclusive Gazza II Badge here and some scans from special posters & stickers from games.


Manuals Archive Updated: 9 more manuals added!
23th April 2001
9 more Manuals are added today; By Fair Means Or Foul, Gazza II, Hot Rod, Metro-Cross, Motor Massacre, Peter Beardsley's International Football & some more. Thanks to Mike Semula for most of them! The Manuals Archive now contains: 263 Sportgames!


Reviews Archive Updated: 6 more reviews added!
23th April 2001
6 more Reviews are added today; Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge, Hunchback At The Olympics, Milk Race, On Field Football, Richard Petty's Talladega & finally World Class Leaderboard. All of them are from the good old Zzap!64. Thanks to Mike Semula for typing & sending them in! The Reviews Archive now contains: 119 Sportgames!


The Games Archive is updated!
3rd April 2001
The April Month Games Update, is including 14 added/updated games; 720 Degrees - Preview, Computer Quarterback (added: 1986 Teams Data Disk), John Lowe's Ultimate Darts (both part 1 & 2 are now included), Mean Machine, MicroLeague Baseball (100% complete main game disk!), Mondial Simulation, Road Rally, Street Machine, World Soccer League & some more. Many thanks to Matthew Winans & Mark B. for some games and suggestions!


Quarter-finals in UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE starts today!
3rd April 2001
Today it's time for two of the four Quarter-Finals in UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE. A must see, is the match between Manchester United - Bayern München, it could as well have been the final but it isn't.
Hot Link: The official UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE web site

You probably already know that Krisalis Software created 2 games for C64 named: Manchester United - The Official Computer Game & Manchester United Europe. And there only exist one more game named after a football club; Liverpool - The Computer Game, but they have 'only' reached the Semi-Finals in the UEFA Cup against Barcelona.



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