Life Off the Grid, Part 1: Making Ultima Underworld

The 1980s was the era of the specialist in game development, when many of the most successful studios did just one or two things, but did them very, very well. For Infocom, that meant text adventures; for Sierra, graphic adventures; for MicroProse, military simulations; for SSI, strategic wargames and Dungeons […]

L’abbaye Des Morts – Double Sided Games announces a fabulous C64 release!

Throughout the last year and into this one we’ve been banging on the drums about the upcoming C64 game ‘L’abbaye Des Morts’, which was in development by Antonio Savona, with graphics, music, sfx by Saul Cross and Gryzor, with full permission of Locomalito. Well today is the day that everyone […]

Mike The Guitar – Shooter edition coming to the ZX Spectrum

Mike The Guitar is back in action for the ZX Spectrum, but this time instead of being a platformer which appeared on both the Amstrad and the ZX, he’s blasting badies in an upcoming shooter! Yes indeed welcome to ‘ Mike The Guitar – The Shooter ‘, the very latest […]

Captain MaCaw – A ZX Spectrum Inspired Retro Platformer hits Steam!

Earlier today we were contacted by Auld Games that their ZX Spectrum inspired title of ‘Captain MaCaw’, had finally made an appearance on Steam. This game announced previously by us last week, is heavily inspired by ZX Spectrum classics such as Dizzy and Seymour, while having its own story of pirates, […]

Classic Dungeon Crawler Eye of the Beholder gets a BIG DarkwyndPT review!

It’s a whole new year and I made a New Year’s resolution: I decided to try finishing any past games I left unfinished before trying any new game and that includes today’s subject, Eye of the Beholder! Eye of the Beholder is a dungeon-crawling RPG developed by Westwood Studios and […]

Game 316: Caverns of Mordia (1980)

            Caverns of Mordia Australia Lothlorien Farming (developer and publisher) Date Started: 4 January 2019 Date Ended: 13 January 2019 Total Hours: 8 Difficulty: Moderate-Hard (3.5/5) Final Rating: (to come later) Ranking at Time of Posting: (to come later) Caverns of Mordia is a recently-rediscovered entry in what we might […]

Guard Duty – Upcoming charming 2D fantasy adventure with a new Bloodlines Trailer

I’ve always been an Adventure gamer on both my Amiga and PC, and have such fond memories of games such as The Secret of Monkey Island, Simon the Sorcerer, Fable, Kings Quest and even the Quest for Glory series. So to hear that a new Adventure game with a fantasy […]

Star (Dust) Wars – Star Wars inspired shooter gets a 3D update for the Amiga

If you’ve got an Amiga and sick and tired of playing homebrew platformers, then look no further than ElectricBlackSheep’s Star Wars inspired Arcade shooter ‘ Star (Dust) Wars ‘. This game released as seperate downloads both 2D and 3D, is inspired by classic Star Wars games, and features non stop […]

Chinatown Detective Agency – Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? Homage teased!

Some rather interesting news this evening, as we have just learnt General Interactive are working on a Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? Homage, which is going to be called Chinatown Detective Agency. This game inspired by that classic educational 1985 Broderbund title, is instead set in Singapore in the year 2032 […]

Tales of Gorluth III (Amiga) – The Third and Final Chapter of an upcoming Action RPG!

AMIworx are back in the news this evening as they have just informed the Amiga community of a brand new trailer for their upcoming Action RPG game ‘Tales of Gorluth III’, which is the third and final chapter in the series. Yes indeed if you loved Tales of Gorluth and AMIworx’s […]

The CRPG Book: A Guide to Computer Role-Playing Games launches for pre-orders!

Throughout my youth I’ve always been an RPG gamer, I used to love playing games such as Dungeon Master, Lands of Lore, Albion or even the later style of Fallout, Baldurs Gate and Dark Messiah. Especially when I get to read a grand story of the adventures ahead, while choosing […]