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Community Announcements - Mastertronic
A new update is rolling out for Speedball 2 HD that fixes a number of issues, these include:

  • Art assets relating to other Speedball games have been replaced.
  • When playing the same team against each other they are no longer the same colour.
  • Problems with save games and career mode.
  • Team names getting corrupted.
  • Teams getting reset.


Thanks for your continued patience on waiting for these fixes.
Product Release - Valve
Speedball 2 HD is Now Available on Steam and is 20% off* to celebrate!

Speedball 2 HD is a modern reincarnation on the classic, futuristic cyberpunk sports game Speedball, originally developed by the Bitmap Brothers and first released for the Atari ST in 1990. A brutal mix of handball and ice hockey placed at break-neck pace. Now Tower Studios, Vivid Games and The Bitmap Brothers have created a glorious fusion of classic gameplay and modern technology to launch this game into the 21st century.

*Offer ends December, 12th.

Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

The last time someone said they were remaking Speedball 2, it didn’t go well. The classic, fantastic future-sports game had even a sportless buffoon like me absolutely enthralled. For years after it came out, Greg, Fred, James and I regularly invaded Mike Smith’s house to engage in lengthy tournaments, before things inevitably descended into cider and Night Trap. Or just hammering away at the Atari ST version in ’91 aged 13, not having fully grasped the rules, but enjoying the punching. Then in 2007 Kylotonn decided to remake it in 3D. Remember Speedball 2 Tournament? No? Exactly. It was released onto Steam at the time. It’s not there any more.

But now we have news of yet another remake, Speedball 2 HD, due out next month, this time headed up by Sensible’s Jon Hare, and Bitmap’s Mike Montgomery. This sounds far more promising.

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