Tag: AMSTRAD

Nigel Mansell’s Grand Prix – 1980’s racing game gets a great Enterprise 128k conversion

The 128k version of R-Type wasn’t the only game to grace the Enterprise system, as just moments ago thanks to a heads up by Teemu Korvenpää, we’ve also learnt that Nigel Mansell’s Grand Prix; a game from 1988 and developed by DJL Software Ltd. Has also been converted over to the Enterprise […]

Vespertino – A Racing Simulator that will crown the Amstrad CPC as the best 8-bit platform?

If you thought Super Mario Brothers on the C64 was going to be the only highlight this year, then prepare for a shock. As we’ve just been tweeted via @BATMAN_GROUP that they are working on a racing game called ‘Vespertino’; a game they claim will crown the Amstrad CPC as the […]

Crownland – High grade homebrew platformer is getting an Amstrad CPC conversion

Way back in 2007 a platformer by the name of Crownland was released for the Atari 8bit by LaResistance, which came second place in the ABBUC Software Contest and blew us away with high quality graphics and superb platforming game play. Well fast forward to this month however and this […]

Antstream – A retro game streaming subscription service is a Kickstarter success

Great news if you were supporting the Antstream Kickstarter; a crowd funding campaign for a retro gaming based streaming service. As we’ve recently been informed through our twitter feed, that not only is it a Kickstarter success but the pledges are still increasing and it’s now beyond £50,000! For those […]

Antstream – A retro game streaming subscription service launches a Kickstarter!

As someone who is a huge retro gamer going right back to the late 70’s with an Atari 2600, an Amstrad, C64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga and pretty much every other system you could think of at my disposal at one point or another through the years. I was pleasantly surprised […]

R-Type 128k – It’s now time for the Enterprise to have this incredible Shoot em up port conversion!

You may remember our big article on the Amstrad remake of ‘R-Type 128k’ which came with high praise and regarded as one of the most downloaded Amstrad homebrew’s ever. But there’s another remake that is set to take the Enterprise scene by storm and it’s ‘R-Type 128k’, which has since […]

Alcon(Slap Fight) – Abalore’s Amstrad port of a classic Arcade game

While many of you are eagerly awaiting the Amstrad port of Pinball Dreams, or have played the excellent Amstrad port of Scramble, then there’s another game you might be interested in and again a port and that’s the upcoming Amstrad game ‘Alcon’ developed by Abalore. Now if you’ve ever played […]

Pinball Dreams on the Amstrad CPC – An EXCLUSIVE First Look!

Released originally in 1992 on the Amiga, Pinball Dreams, the game which claimed to be a ‘real pinball simulator’ became somewhat of a fan-favourite and cult classic. Released on many different system over the years including the likes of the Super Nintendo, the Amstrad CPC never saw a port as […]

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 […]

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 […]

Phantomas 2.0 – Overhauled classic for the Amstrad CPC is finally here!

In 1986 Dinamic Software released the Spanish game of ‘ Phantomas 2 ‘ for the Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum and later the MSX with an international release name through Codemasters under the title of ‘ Vampire ‘. This rather creepy game with a mix of adventuring and platforming containing […]

Phantomas 2.0 – Upcoming overhaul for the Amstrad CPC due Friday 1st Feb!

In 1986 Dinamic Software released the Spanish game of ‘ Phantomas 2 ‘ for the Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum and later the MSX with an international release name through Codemasters under the title of ‘ Vampire ‘. This rather creepy game with a mix of adventuring and platforming containing […]

A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year from Indie Retro News

Here we are again with another Christmas and what a year it has been, full of incredible indie games, new homebrews, and lots of retro specials that have amazed even our own writers! From C64 games such as Aviator Arcade II, Portal, L’Abbaye des Morts 64, Caren Thank You Edition 2018, Organism, Limbo, […]

Rodman Special Edition – It’s kinda like Pac-Man but it blows things up!

If you’re not into those festive games but still want to buy a damn fine game for Christmas then look no further than Misfit’s ‘ Rodman ‘, a super duper Pac-Man style game with some very cool yet unique differences. This game released in multi-format for the VIC-20,C64,C16,ZX Spectrum,Atari 8bit,Oric,MSX and […]

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 […]

CPCRetroDev 2018 – The latest Amstrad CPC Game Creation Contest with 41 new trailers!

Crimson Knight Adventures The Amstrad has gone crazy this month as there have been so many games mentioned for the CPCRetroDEV 2018 competition, that the record has been broken for submissions, with a massive number of 41 games entered! Which beats the previous 29 by a big margin. In fact […]