Category: Games

Tiki Taca – Ultimate Atic Atac inspired game from Climacus and Errazking!

This week has been one of those weeks…The site computer all but keels over, the weather isn’t that great and headaches are getting in the way! Oh well at least there’s good news for this evening, as we’ve been told by Saberman that Climacus and Errazking’s Atic Atac inspired remake […]

Missing and Mysteries

I thought I would centralize, in this entry, all of the games that we either can’t find or that I’ve found unplayable or unwinnable in some mysterious way. This should make it easier for readers who stumble across the blog to offer hints. I’ll remove titles (or otherwise flag them) […]

Boulder Dash Junior II The Final Dig – An awesome C64 Boulder Dash Game!

As we love retro games so much we were most excited to learn from Saberman, that Raiders of the Lost Empire had released a Junior version of First Star Software’s classic game ‘ Boulder Dash ‘. This game originally released in 1984 for more computers can we can think of with […]

SOPHIA II – Enhanced remake of Matthew Smith’s "Styx" available as version 1.01

If you were checking out Indie Retro News last Monday, you would’ve come across a post from us that announced the release of ‘Sophia II’ version 1.0 for the ZX Spectrum. This game is a sequel to the successful Sophia and a remake of Matthew Smith’s 48k ZX Spectrum game "Styx" […]

Pinball Dreams CPC – Fantastic Amiga classic on the Amstrad CPC is nearly here!

At the end of 2016-2017 we announced the fantastic Amiga pinball game ‘ Pinball Dreams ‘ by Digital Illusions CE in 1992 had finally been made available as a preview download on the Amstrad CPC by none other than Batman Group, creators of the scene demo Batman Forever. Well here […]

Thalamus Lunark announcement – C64 and Spectrum Next?

Legendary C64 publishing house Thalamus have announced that they will be porting Lunark to the C64 and Spectrum Next, if the Nintendo Switch and PC/Mac versions are successfully backed on Kickstarter. Lunark is a great looking cinematic platform game currently in development by Johan Vinet of Canari Games.  It’s heavily […]

Super Toboggan Challenge – A Richard Bayliss C64 game using a new Assemble IT Update

We now look towards the C64 for our retro kicks, as this week Richard Bayliss through The New Dimension has released the fast scrolling sports game ‘ Super Toboggan Challenge ‘ for the C64! This game developed using the new Assemble IT Update, was developed as a fun example game to show […]

Blackthorne – DarkwyndPT takes a look at a very good classic action game!

Well, like I promised last time, today’s review is from a GOOD action PC game and it’s also one of the first games produced by a famous game developer. I’m talking about Blackthorne. Blackthorne (AKA Blackhawk in Europe) is an action/platform game developed by Blizzard and published by Interplay. It […]

The Root of All Evil

            “The CRPG Addict” is about to enter its tenth year. Clearly, it’s here to stay. In some ways, it has become as much of an addiction for me as the games themselves. Unfortunately, it is long past time to consider how I can better justify the amount of time […]