If you had a PC-DOS computer back in the 1980s you’d probably remember DONKEY.BAS. It is a written in BASIC and was included with early versions of the PC-DOS operating system. In case it doesn’t ring a bell, the screenshot on the right should jog some memories. What’s interesting about the game that not many people know is that it was co-written by Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft. Regardless of whether it was part of your history or not, you and today’s generation will get the chance to enjoy DONKEY.BAS once again thanks to XVision.
The developers recently ported the game over to theplatform, making it available to the , iPod Touch and . Nothing has changed – except how you play the game (you tap the screen instead of hitting the space bar) and it now features Game Center integration as well as the ability to achievements.
If you’re keen on experiencing a slice of gaming history, head over theApp Store to download DONKEY.BAS now ($0.99).
DONKEY.BAS is compatible with, , , (3rd generation), (4th generation) and iPad.Requires 5.0 or later.
DONKEY.BAS is a challenging retro arcade racer. To be successful, you need to react fast with your finger. There’s no room for mistakes.
DONKEY.BAS Main Features:
● Cool 8-bit graphics and sounds
● Great grandma of all racing games
● Simple one-tap game control
● Game Center enabled
● Win all 14 achievements if you can 🙂