Category: Indie Retro News

UFO: Enemy Unknown – A brilliant Strategy game reviewed by Cola Powered Gamer

When someone asks you what is the best turn-based strategy game, you can confidently say UFO: Enemy Unknown. UFO: Enemy Unknown (or X-COM: UFO Defense as it was known in North America), released in 1994, and developed Mythos Games and published by MicroProse. UFO: Enemy Unknown was originally planned as […]

Great Green Adventure 2: Prologue – A very chippy Atari 8bit game comes 1st at Lost Party 2019

If you’re looking for a nice game to play with a very cool soundtrack, then you might be interested in playing Dely and Zlews latest Atari 8bit game ‘ Great Green Adventure 2: Prologue ‘. which came first in the Lost Party 2019 Wild Competition. This game according to the detailed info, puts […]

Yamo Revenge – Action platformer featuring the protagonist from Bruce Lee (WIP)

We’ve certainly featured the 1984 game of Bruce Lee more than a few times this year, especially with games such as Eel Ecurb announced for the Atari XL/XE. But now we look towards something slightly different for our retro kicks, as Yaron Nir has released an early work in progress version of […]

The Shadow over Hawksmill – A dark C64 Cthulhu inspired game teased once more!

Argus, Organism, Sizzler, and Rocky Memphis : The Legend Of Atlantis are some truly great games created by Stuart Collier, Trevor Storey and Saul Cross, and while we wait for Dragonspire to be finished, it looks as if another game is coming that is sure to excite many in the […]

Theme Park – One of the best theme park strategy games gets a DarkwyndPT review!

Now, we’re just upping the ante, aren’t we? Still, it’s impossible to make a Bullfrog retrospective without mentioning another critical and commercial successful title, which is perhaps their most colourful game that also begun its own influential series. I’m talking about Theme Park. Theme Park is a managerial strategy game […]

F’n Balls – A new speccy game from Andy Dansby with loading screen by Andy Green!

Glorious news if you’re looking for a new ZX Spectrum game to play, as thanks to a heads up by our good friend Andy Green, he has told us Andy Dansby has released the Arcade/Puzzle game ‘F’n Balls’ for the ZX Spectrum. Yes indeed featuring all the bleeps and blops […]

Altered Beast – A classic Arcade beat em up, given the fan treatment

If you are a retro gamer, chances are you would’ve heard or atleast played the 1988 classic Arcade game of Altered Beast by Sega which appeared on multiple systems including the Sega Mega Drive. Well if you do remember it, you’ll be interested to know LucasCCBJogos has released an early fan […]

The Sorrow of Gadhlan’ Thur – A high quality MSX2 Action RPG from Kai Magazine

With it being Monday it’s time to look at upcoming games for a weekly start, and sure enough we have a new game to share with you, as Kai Magazine has announced the completion of a new game called The Sorrow of Gadhlan’ Thur; a high quality Action RPG which is […]

King’s Quest – The first graphic adventure ever made for the PC and Sierra’s first big hit reviewed!

We can’t make a Sierra games retrospective without beginning with the first graphic adventure ever made for the PC and Sierra’s first big hit: King’s Quest: Quest for the Crown. As I mentioned in my Sierra historical retrospective, IBM needed a game to promote their new computer, the PCjr, and […]

Orange Island – 8-bit action-adventure for Pc and Nes

Orange Island is a new 8-bit action-adventure platformer game that is currently up on Kickstarter and was successfully funded within the first 24 hours of its campaign. Orange Island draws inspiration from side-scrolling NES games like Legacy of the Wizard, Kirby’s Adventure and Zelda II and mixes this with puzzles […]