This era of CD Gaming was Bizarre | Nostalgia Nerd

This era of CD Gaming was Bizarre | Nostalgia Nerd

November 11, 2022 0 By retrogamingdev

This era of CD Gaming was Bizarre | Nostalgia Nerd
Check out the KITT subscription at and use the promo code: NERD, from sponsor FanHome ~ Back in 1989, two companies had an excellent idea; To create a CD full of games, that could then load on 8 bit machines like the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64. Rainbow Arts was first up, with the 1st CD-Edition, swiftly followed by the Codemasters CD Games Pack. So let’s look at the history of both and find out why we weren’t flooded with 8 bit CD Gaming.

00:00 Introduction
02:27 Knight Rider Promo
03:25 The Concept
07:45 The CD Games Pack
19:22 Why did it fail?
24:03 Credits

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