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2020-06-04: Blu-Play port of C64 emulator Frodo in the works!

Developer Sleirsgoevy, who recently ported Doom to Blu-Play, is at it again. This time he's porting the C64 emulator Frodo to the platform. There's already a first beta available for download to check out. Get it here.


2020-04-07: Doom added to downloads

Developer Sleirsgoevy has ported Doom to Blu-Play a while back. The game can now be downloaded from the Games section.


2020-01-21: Video of Doom

A few videos of Sleirsgoevy's Blu-Play port of Doom can now be seen on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_Y_hLvPtoA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZbpSPU1yec


2020-01-18: Blu-Play Discord Server now online

A new Discord server has been created, for chatting about Blu-Play and getting help with development.

Click here to join.


2020-01-18: Blu-Play version of Doom on its way!

PlayStationHaX forum user sleirsgoevy presents yet another example of a Cibyl MIPS-to-Java project: A Blu-Play version of Doom from 1993.

This is a very early preview, only demonstrating that it is absolutely doable to have Doom running as a Blu-Play game. Despite this only being an early preview, the framerate is fast and smooth already.

Download the disc folder structure here, ready to be burned to a BD-R or BD-RE.

Download the source code here.


2020-01-16: Code Blu-Play games in C -> Transpile to BD-J

sleirsgoevy presents an example use case of Cibyl MIPS-to-Java compiler. Code your game in C and transpile to BD-J. Read more at https://github.com/sleirsgoevy/bdj-cibyl or at PlayStationHaX forum


2019-12-28: "The UFO Game!" is now available in a webversion!

"The UFO Game!" has been ported to web, which means it can be played on your PC / Mac / Linux computer now. The link is:

https://www.blu-play.com/online/TheUFOGame/


2019-11-16: Complete gameplay of "The UFO Game!" now on YouTube

Here 2 weeks after release, a complete gameplay video of "The UFO Game!" has been published on YouTube. Click here to watch.


2019-11-01: "The UFO Game!" released today!

LuBlu Entertainment has released their 2nd Blu-Play title today called "The UFO Game!".

Strongly inspired by the 38 year old game "Satellite Attack" for the Philips Videopac G7000 (or "UFO!" for the Magnavox Odyssey 2), "The UFO Game!" can be considered a kind of remake.

Download the ISO from the Games section.


2019-07-07: WIP preview video of new upcoming game from LuBlu Entertainment: "The UFO Game!"

Today a WIP preview video of the upcoming Blu-Play game "The UFO Game!" was uploaded to YouTube. Watch it here.


2019-06-24: New upcoming game from LuBlu Entertainment: "The UFO Game!"

LuBlu Entertainment announced today that they're working on another Blu-Play game with the title "The UFO Game!". Read more here or here.


2019-02-04: Developer pages added

A whole new section has been added to the site now: The Developers Pages. There you will find information on how to get started developing Blu-Play games, and useful information in relation to the development.


2019-01-26: F.A.Q. page added

A Frequently Asked Questions page has been added to blu-play.com now, which hopefully straightens out some of the frequently seen misconceptions about Blu-ray Disc Java.


2019-01-24: Platforms page added

A platforms page has been added to blu-play.com now, containing a list of platforms you can run Blu-Play games on. Did we forget something? Let us know!


2019-01-17: The chat room is now open!

We have registered channel #Blu-Play on Freenode. Come join other Blu-Play developers. Chat about ideas for projects, share your experience and advice.


2018-06-16: 8-bit Memoirs v1.11 is out!

Half a year after the release of 8-bit Memoirs, a new version is now available. This new release offers a bunch of additional features requested by a lot of users, and some bugfixes too.

At the same time, an online version is also available now. You can stream the project from your software media player like Kodi v18.

Go to www.8bitmemoirs.com to download. (The online and downloadable HTTP version is updated. The Torrent link is still the old version).


2018-04-09: 8-bit Memoirs v1.1 on its way

Issue #1 of 8-bit Memoirs which was released December 1st 2017, will see a version 1.1 release here in April. Turns out the author received a lot of suggestions for extra functionality that he has decided to add. The betatesters also seems to have missed a few bugs, which will also be fixed in v1.1.

Stay tuned


2018-02-06: Links page added

A links page has been added to blu-play.com now, containing links to useful sites regarding BD-J coding.


2017-12-01: 8-bit Memoirs Issue #1 released!

8-bit Memoirs is an eBook about how the author experienced the computers and consoles from the 8-bit era. Issue #1 is out now, available as a 23 gb downloable ISO file. You also have the option of buying a physical disc complete with printed cover and label in a case.

Go to 8-bit Memoirs for more info!


2017-09-17: "8-bit Memoirs" will be released December 2017!

Although 8-bit Memoirs isn't a game, it uses the same technology as Blu-play games: Blu-ray Disc Java.

8-bit Memoirs is an eBook about the 8-bit computers and gaming-consoles from the 80s, running on your PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console. You navigate the pages using your gamepad.

The book contains the equivalent of 250 pages of text, 5 hours of background music, 9 hours of supplemental videos, 100 screenshots and 14 illustrations. So there's entertainment for a while.

Stay tuned for more info!


2017-02-14: "Ukko's Journey" released!

The very first Blu-Play title has been released: "Ukko's Journey". See details under Games and/or read forum thread at PlayStationHax.xyz.


2017-02-10: Blu-Play.com online

The Blu-Play.com website came online.


2017-01-28: "Ukko's Journey" announced

Blu-Play game "Ukko's Journey" announced.