Tag: Atari

Pirates! – DarkwyndPT’s BIGGEST retro gaming review yet!

Ahoy there mateys! Welcome back to Retro Freak Reviews. And before ye all send me down to Davy Jones’ locker for not posting a review during the entire summer, let me redeem my sinner soul by offering ye this fine review in this finest of International Talk Like a Pirate […]

The Rescue Expedition – Upcoming Atari 8bit action platformer accepting pre-orders

Putting aside the Amiga and C64 news now, as thanks to a heads up by a good friend of ours, we’ve been told Gorgh and Retronics Publishing action packed platformer of ‘ The Rescue Expedition ‘, is now ready for pre-orders priced at PLN 149 (EUR 39, USD 49) for a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]