Tag: Atari

Hunter TC – Action/Adventure classic total conversion for GZdoom (Doom port) teased

Let’s go back in time, right back to 1991 when Activsion released ‘Hunter’ for the Amiga and Atari ST. An action-adventure game that by today’s view point would be classed as a Battlefield 4, Grand Theft Auto and Far Cry mix. Expansive, open worlds, a military theme, and the focus […]

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 […]

Atari: A Visual History – A Visual History Compendium book about the Atari 8-bit!

While the crowdfunding platforms are being flooded with projects for retrocomputing greats such as the C64 or Spectrum, the scene has been a little light on products for the Humble Atari 8-bit. Seemingly unloved by people targeting the frothing hoards of retro fans of other 8bit systems which has been […]

Wasteland – Journey through the Wasteland in this rather cool Atari XL/XE game

We’ve had a lot of platformers and text based adventure games lately on the Atari XL/XE, so to change all that, we are pleased to announce as thanks to Saberman, the release of the Atari game ‘Wasteland’ by Michael Jaskula (mike). Yes indeed if you’re looking something fresh on the […]

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 […]

Robbo After 30 Years – 30th celebration of a classic Action Puzzle game (Atari XL/XE)

If you don’t have a C64 but an Atari XL/XE then this news should cheer you up! As we’ve just been told by Saberman that Lukas Bezdek has released the 30th Anniversary game ‘ Robbo After 30 Years ‘ for the Atari XL/XE. This game based around the classic 1980’s […]

SimCity – DarkwyndPT takes a look at multiple versions of Sim City in this BIG review!

And again we’re going to take a look at not just a true classic game, but also a highly influential title that helped define an entire genre, spawned several clones and influenced several other titles. I’m talking about the one and only SimCity. SimCity is a simulation/managerial game developed by […]

Dru(i)darium – Action platformer for the Atari XL/XE gets a skeleton mod

Title typo still hasn’t been changed! Zbigniew ‘Saberman’ Zielinski has once again contacted us with more retro gaming info, as he has told us a skeleton change mod has been released for KK’s action platformer ‘Druidarium’, which was released for the Atari XL/XE. This game which can also be called Drudarium […]

Bosconian – 1980’s multi-directional scrolling shooter gets a great Atari 8bit 64KB port!

It’s the Atari’s time to shine as another game has been given the port treatment and it’s the Arcade game ‘ Bosconian ‘ developed by Namco all the way back in 1981. Currently available as a 64KB final version 1.2f for the Atari 8bit by shanti77. Bosconian is a multi-directional […]

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, […]

Rikki & Vikki – A cool puzzle platformer coming to Atari 7800 ProSystem and Steam(26th Dec)

If you’re looking for a game that really stands out on the Atari 7800 Prosystem, or just want to play a rather cool puzzle platformer on Steam, then look no further than Rikki & Vikki by PenguiNet, which is due to be released 26th Sept(Steam) and January 14, 2019(Atari 7800 Pro). In […]

8bit-Slicks – Remake of slicks’n’slide for the Apple II, Atari XL/XE, and C64/C128

It’s been some time since we featured any top down racing games, usually it’s arcade platformers or shoot em ups that grace our computer screens. But thankfully for today that’s about to change, as thanks to a heads up in our inbox, we’ve been told Timo Kauppinen’s ‘slicks’n’slide’ has been […]

New Adventures of Laura – New challenging levels for this charming Atari XL/XE game

If you’re looking for something nice to play over this Christmas period on your Atari XL/XE, then look no further than the ‘New Adventures of Laura’; A Christmas gift from ccwrc and Larek that not only adds new levels to the game, which originally went on sale in September as a […]