"Commodore 64" computer making a comeback

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(CNN) -- Whether you're a techie, or a fan of everything retro and vintage, you're in for a treat.

The new machine is meant to be a more complete replica of the Mini-version also released last year by Retro Games. It will come with a full-sized retro keyboard, a classic joystick, and a selection of classic games. Courtesy: THEC64 / CNN

The iconic 1980s computer "Commodore 64" is coming back with a fully-functional keyboard.

The blast from the past comes courtesy of manufacturer Retro Games.

The company said this week they've started working on an updated version of the 8-bit computer.

It first came out in 1982, with a price tag of just $595 at the time.

The updated C64 will cost $200.

It's set for an early December launch.

The new machine is meant to be a more complete replica of the Mini-version also released last year by Retro Games.

It will come with a full-sized retro keyboard, a classic joystick, and a selection of classic games.



 
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