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THEA500 Mini is Out Now!

New take on the Amiga 500 officially launches today, packed with 25 games like 'Simon the Sorcerer' and 'Another World'.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Theale, UK - April 8th, 2022: Developed by Retro Games Ltd. and distributed by Koch Media, THEA500 Mini, a fully licensed reimagining of the much-loved 16-bit home computer, is officially out today!
In addition to featuring the flawless emulation of the Amiga 500 home computer, THEA500 Mini also utilises the Advanced Graphics Architecture of the A1200 to bring owners a perfect, powerful and compact reimagining of the iconic home computer.
THEA500 Mini comes fully loaded with 25 amazing titles and classics such as Simon the SorcererSpeedball 2Another World and Worms. Players will be able to use four save game slots to save their progress and return any time to continue their progression.
Additionally, owners of THEA500 Mini will be able to take advantage of the WHDLoad functionality which lets players access other original Amiga games via USB stick. With simple plug-and-play functionality, retro gaming has never been so easy!
THEA500 Mini is out today and can be purchased from retailers for a recommended retail price of £119.99.
For more information on THEA500 Mini’s functionality, games and highlights, check out this video here.
For more information on Koch Media, please visit Koch and visit Koch Media on TwitterTwitchYouTube and Instagram. For assets and product details, visit the Koch Media Press Server.

Retro Games Ltd is made up of people with a combined games industry experience of over 100 years. Having successfully produced and released many games across many formats, such the C64, Spectrum, GBA, Wii and more. Members of the team also successfully bought to market the C64DTV direct to TV C64 games console, and Nintendo Wii C64 games. Based in the UK but operating on a global basis.
About Koch Media
The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.  
The group’s publishing, marketing and distribution activities extend throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner.
The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt; publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels. 
Additionally - as a global publishing partner - Koch Media has formed long-term multinational publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including; Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, Focus Multimedia, Giants Software, Koei Tecmo, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, THQ Nordic, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others.
With its parent company in Höfen / Austria - and the HQ in Munich / Germany - Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.
The Koch Media Group owns 10 game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France) , Digixart (Montpellier / France), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów  / Poland), Free Radical Design (Nottingham / UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam / the Netherlands). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.
Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films; a leading European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns leading video game merchandise companies Gaya Entertainment (Munich / Germany) and DPI Merchandising (Denver, Roseburg / USA) and a Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc / Czech Republic.
Koch Media is an Embracer Group company.

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