Tag: Adventure

Venganza – Text based adventure game by Physical Dreams launched for the MSX

Text Based Adventure games are back in fashion it seems, especially with the latest games mentioned such as Excalibur: Sword of Kings and Microfair Madness to name but a few. But now we turn our attention to another text based adventure game that’s worth a look in, as according to msx.org, […]

Adventuron Classroom – Create your own family friendly text based adventure game!

Something slightly different for this end of the week retro heads up, as we’ve been contacted by Chris Ainsley that he has launched the Adventuron Classroom; a new fun way for parents and children to learn how to code together as a team. Yes indeed, if you remember the very enjoyable Excalibur: Sword […]

Guard Duty – A charming 2D fantasy adventure gets a Steam release!

Glorious news if you’re an Adventure fan, loving games such as The Secret of Monkey Island or even Simon the Sorcerer, as we’ve just been told Sick Chicken Studios have released their 2D fantasy adventure game of ‘ Guard Duty ‘, which is available for PC, MAC and Linux. Yes […]

Could the Laser Disc version of Dragon’s Lair be coming to the C64 or is this really JUST FOR FUN?

Now I remember Dragon’s Lair very well, from the Amstrad version with the jumping of platforms or trying to stay on the spinning disk without being blown off, or the interactive animated version which appeared as a laserdisc in which you needed to press a specific direction at the right […]

Excalibur: Sword of Kings – Text based adventure game remade and ready to be played online!

Throughout the last few years we’ve featured a number of text based adventures, games such as The Pawn Remastered, The Marlo Files Remastered Edition, and Goblin Towers to name but a few. But there’s another game that might be worth a look on this lovely Tuesday afternoon, and that’s Adventuron’s online […]

Grim Earth – 2D platform game inspired by SNES/Amiga era gameplay coming 18th April!

As you all know we feature as many different games as possible from every walk of retro gaming life. Well today is no exception! As thanks to a heads up by George Allan; solo/indie developer who used to write 16-bit games (including Zool on the Amiga, and Pitfall on the Megadrive). […]

Athanor 2 – The Legend Of The Birdmen – A new adventure game coming to the Atari ST and Amiga!

If you’re bored of hearing about action games and platformers then listen up, as we’ve just found out Safar Games will be bringing the text based adventure game ‘ Athanor 2 – The Legend of the Birdmen ‘ , to the Atari ST and Commodore Amiga. This game that is […]

Microfair Madness C64 – Three-part text adventure game recovered and released

It was only just last year that we announced the release of the DAAD Adventure Writer; an incredible piece of sotware that was not only recovered and extended after 30 years, but it allowed you to create text based adventure games for systems such as the C64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, […]

The 7th Guest: 25th Anniversary Edition – Remastered classic in a new 25th Anniversary Edition!

Way back in the 90’s Trilobyte with publishing by Virgin Interactive Entertainment released the interactive movie puzzle adventure game ‘ The 7th Guest ‘ on multiple systems including CDI, PC and MAC. It was a first person horror game with adult content, that featured live action video clips and pre-rendered […]

Rosewater – A Western Adventure announced from Lamplight City creator Grundislav Games!

Another great bit of news has just hit our inbox and no this isn’t a retro game, as just moments ago we were told that the creator of A Golden Wake, Shardlight and Lamplight City has just announced a new adventure game called ‘ Rosewater ‘. Yes indeed Grundislav Games […]

Space Quest II review – A classic Sci-fi adventure reviewed by DarkwyndPT

So, the new MCU movie, Captain Marvel, is on cinemas right now and as far as I remember, Carol Danvers isn’t in any video game whatsoever, so I decided to just review a classic sci-fi game set in space. And why not Space Quest II? Space Quest II: Chapter II […]

Retarded Creatures and Caverns – ZX Speccy Adventure game available for the Amstrad CPC

What a fabulous day so far with games such as Tenebra Macabre, B-Ball and even Moritz to the Moon gracing themselves on our website. So what’s next you might ask? Well here’s an Amstrad game for you to enjoy, it’s ‘Retarded Creatures and Caverns’. A text based adventure that was released […]

Manhunter: New York – A classic Adventure game reviewed by DarkwyndPT

For those who had the privilege to experience videogames during the 80s and 90s (like yours truly), you probably noticed that the period between the late 80s and early 90s was probably the most prolific in terms of novelties. Basically, developers back then (but especially during that specific period) threw […]

Back to the Future Part III: Timeline of Monkey Island – Adventure fan game gets a super release!

It wasn’t long ago now that we gave much excitement to the retro community that a game was coming which blended The Secret of Monkey Island and Back to the Future as an adventure game with glorious inspirations. Well there’s incredible news today as after previously announcing a small demo […]

Eagerly awaited Quest for Glory inspired game ‘ Mage’s Initiation ‘ has been released!

Way back in 2013 we announced the Kickstarter success of Himalaya Studios most eagerly awaited Adventure game ‘ Mage’s Initiation ‘; a game from a team who wanted to recreate the similar style and feel to previous adventure titles the company has worked on and was touted as being somewhat of a […]

Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure BIG review

Like I said in another review, today let’s steer clear from action titles and into one of my personal favorite graphic adventures. And since I failed to review a Star Wars themed game this month’s fifth, let’s remedy that with another George Lucas’ former intellectual property. I’m talking about Indiana […]