Category: Games

Lost Little Spaceman – A little lost Spaceman in a new ZX Spectrum game

Another Saberman heads up as he has told us Nellyfish has released the Arcade/Platformer game of ‘ Lost Little Spaceman ‘ which is available to download and play on a ZX Spectrum. This game developed using AGDx, is the latest enjoyable title to appear on our little Speccies, as in […]

MegaSD – World’s First Mega-CD/Sega CD FPGA Optical Disc Emulator Cartridge Announced!

We’ve certainly featured a good number of SD based devices over the years, from the SD2SNES, Everdrive N8 and even the Mega Everdrive to name but a few. But now a new contender is looking to dethrone the name SD, as Terraonion has announced the MegaSD; the World’s First Mega-CD/Sega CD FPGA Optical Disc Emulator, […]

Darklands: Travelogue

This session introduced indoor exploration for the first time. Here, the party tries to fight a jumping kobold.              Darklands has given us something of an RPG “first” in that, with the party’s origin, encounters, and quests randomized, no two players will encounter precisely the same game. To be […]

AMIner – An Arcade mining game released for the Amiga gets an update

Another Amiga announcement has just arrived from Saberman, as he has just told us a previous Amiga game that was released in March of this year called ‘ AMIner ‘ has been updated to ver. 19.6.9, which features a number of improvements. This previous game listed in the EAB game development contest […]

Mr. Do! – Unofficial ZX Spectrum conversion of a classic arcade game from 1982 released!

Another great announcement for a weekend, as if you were an Arcade gamer in the early 80’s then you’ll be pleased to know Adrian Singh has released the classic Universal game of ‘Mr. Do!’ to the ZX Spectrum as an Arcade conversion. This conversion which we mentioned a little while […]

FoxyLand – A charming platformer gets a Sega Mega Drive demo

In May of last year we announced that BUG-Studio’s platformer of ‘ FoxyLand ‘ had not only been released on Steam for Windows, macOS, and Linux but also had an Android release so people with a desktop or handheld could enjoy this nice little platformer. So why are mentioning this […]

Populous – A brilliant Strategy game reviewed by DarkwyndPT

Well, it isn’t too hard to figure out which Bullfrog game I’ll start reviewing for this retrospective. And it’s only fair that I start with Bullfrog’s first and possibly biggest success ever: Populous. Populous is a managerial/strategy game developed by Bullfrog and published by Electronic Arts. It was originally released […]

Game 331: Beneath the Pyramids (1980)

As we’ll see, the game would have been more properly called In the Sphinx.              Beneath the Pyramids United States Crystalware (developer and publisher) Released in 1980 for Apple II, 1981 for Atari 800 Date Started: 10 June 2019 Date Finished: 10 June 2019 Total Hours: 3Difficulty: Easy (2/5)Final Rating: […]