Psytronik announces Captain Ishtar for the Commodore 64

If you like Metroid, you will be happy to know that Psytronik has announced a new game for the Commodore 64: Captain Ishtar,  from master game designer ALF YNGVE. While there are not many details regarding the release date, based on the screenshots, the game looks astonishing!

Featuring a 4-part space adventure, detailed sprites and. backgrounds, great visual effects and exciting soundtracks, CAPTAIN ISHTAR will be available to buy as a COLLECTOR’ S EDITION in a stunning full colour printed glossy box that contains the C64 game on 5.25″ floppy disk. A Premium+ disk edition and Budget disk version of the game will also be available, along with tape versions of the game.

There will be a digital-only version that should be available sometime by the end of September.



In the far future, the Federation of Planets needs brave space pilots to patrol the spaceways of the Galaxy. And among these interstellar peacekeepers, few are as brave as Captain Ishtar of Mars… The Federation has sent Captain Ishtar to investigate the mysterious planet Petit-4, a world never before visited by Earthlings. Ships from the hostile Nitwup Empire have been detected in the system. Suddenly, Captain Ishtar’s starship is ambushed by the Nitwup enemy! The fight is on…

For more information, make sure to check Psytronik’s website.


Author: Paulo Garcia

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