Category: Indie Retro News

Battle Princess Madelyn – Ghouls ‘n Ghosts inspired spectacular, December 6th for Switch, XB1, PS4 & PC!

In 1988 Capcom released one of the finest Arcade games ever to grace the gaming scene, and that game was the incredible Ghouls ‘n Ghosts which appeared on lots of different systems. It is a game that if you haven’t played it, you are seriously missing out! So as an […]

Starquake for the Commodore Amiga – Ltd Edition available for order!

In 2016 we were the first to announce another of Chris Wilkins Kickstarters regarding The story of the Commodore Amiga in pixels, which as always was a resounding success hitting a very respectable £60,890 goal. Well fast forward to this week however and although this article isn’t so much about […]

Caren – Thank You Edition 2018 – A truly great adventure game for the C64!

Through many months of writing, pretty much as soon as it was announced for the F64GC 2015: Adventure competition, we have been discussing the brilliant adventure game Caren and the Tangled Tentacles on the C64. It was released as a downloadable 1.1 version, and then later as an exclusive limited […]

Death Strike – A demo of a rather cool looking shoot em up by Darkbits

Don’t worry Shoot em up fans we haven’t forgotten you, as in our search for something fresh rather than platformers, we have come across a game you might just like. Titled as ‘ Death Strike ‘ this early work in progress game developed by Darkbits, is an old school horizontal shoot […]

Thio’s Odissey – A Wonder Boy clone is coming to the Intellivision

When I was a wee lad spending all my money down at the Arcades, one such game I used to love was that fantastic platformer ‘ Wonder Boy ‘ designed by Ryuichi Nishizawa. Instead of those later Wonder Boy games which became more of an adventure platformer with RPG elements. […]

Aviator Arcade II – An awesome C64 shoot em up preview, final release due soon via RGCD and Psytronik

RGCD are back with another brilliant C64 tease and unlike their previous shooters, this time it’s a top quality preview for their upcoming shoot em up game ‘Aviator Arcade II’. The first version of Aviator Arcade was released in 2014 as a three level 16kb cart game for the RGCD […]

CPCRetroDev 2018 – Amstrad CPC Game Creation Contest, now with 41 games to play!

Throughout this year we have been featuring the CPCRetroDev 2018 competition; a competition whereby Amstrad developers from around the world could come together to show off their games to hopefully win the top spot and blow us away with their talent. Well as the competition had finished and we told […]

Impossible Mission – Atari XL/XE conversion of a famous game gets a tech demo

Not to be confused with Mission Impossible, of which I have done many times in the past, but we have recently been told by Saberman that Impossible Mission has appeared on the Atari XL/XE as a tech demo by Gonzo. This game was originally released on multiple systems in the […]

CPCRetroDev 2018 – Amstrad CPC Game Creation Contest is over and the winner is….

This year’s CPCRetroDev 2018 has been mouth watering for the Amstrad CPC as throughout the competition we have seen many fantastic entries announced such as Jarlac, Legend of Steel, Operation Alexandra, The Adventure of Timothy Gunn, OPQA vs QAOP, Crimson Knight Adventures and many many more making a grand total […]

OLD TOWER – RetroSouls aims to impress with their new ZX Spectrum game

From the same team who brought you TWINLIGHT, TOURMALINE, LIRUS, MULTIDUDE, ALTER EGO and other brilliant games, comes a new ZX Spectrum title that is sure to impress. Welcome to ‘ OLD TOWER ‘, a brand new game by RetroSouls as the first multicolored scroller for the ZX Spectrum whereby […]

Freeciv – A worthy Open-Source Inspired Civilization game!

It’s a bit of an open source day today as another game had reached an updated build (although some time ago), is the all conquering and empire building game ‘ FreeCiv ‘, which is a free and open source empire-building strategy game based on the Civilization title inspired by the […]

OpenRCT2 project – Open-Source adaption of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2, gets a new dev build

I’m sure many of you remember the awesome game that is RollerCoaster Tycoon 2; a game by Chris Sawyer and published by Infograms in which you manage your very own theme park, with all it’s rides, shops, guests and economic fortune. Well that same game is now being given a […]

Barbarian Plus – Head chopping classic enhanced is finally here for the Amiga!

Well this came as a complete surprise considering we were told it wasn’t going to be released until the weekend, but it looks as if the team behind ‘ Barbarian Plus ‘ have finally released it through Facebook! This game which we have featured countless times and a big preview […]

CD32 and Beer multiplayer compilation November 2018 edition!

Another month and another CD32 and Beer Multiplayer compilation, and unlike the previous ones we mentioned featuring platformers, racers, vehicular shooters and sports, this one is for the people who like fighting games! Yes indeed Earok is back with another great Amiga CD32 pack and for those of you who […]