Tag: c64

Boulder Dash Junior II The Final Dig – An awesome C64 Boulder Dash Game!

As we love retro games so much we were most excited to learn from Saberman, that Raiders of the Lost Empire had released a Junior version of First Star Software’s classic game ‘ Boulder Dash ‘. This game originally released in 1984 for more computers can we can think of with […]

Thalamus Lunark announcement – C64 and Spectrum Next?

Legendary C64 publishing house Thalamus have announced that they will be porting Lunark to the C64 and Spectrum Next, if the Nintendo Switch and PC/Mac versions are successfully backed on Kickstarter. Lunark is a great looking cinematic platform game currently in development by Johan Vinet of Canari Games.  It’s heavily […]

Super Toboggan Challenge – A Richard Bayliss C64 game using a new Assemble IT Update

We now look towards the C64 for our retro kicks, as this week Richard Bayliss through The New Dimension has released the fast scrolling sports game ‘ Super Toboggan Challenge ‘ for the C64! This game developed using the new Assemble IT Update, was developed as a fun example game to show […]

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 […]

The Age of Heroes – Upcoming C64 game by Legend of Atlantis creators gets new footage!

The T Storey, G Rottensteiner, A Volkers and S Collier Facebook group has been a buzz of likes and shares this today as according to the team behind the fantastic game of Argus and the Aliens vibe of Organism. They have recently done a big heads up with new footage […]

L’abbaye Des Morts – Double Sided Games announces a fabulous C64 release!

Throughout the last year and into this one we’ve been banging on the drums about the upcoming C64 game ‘L’abbaye Des Morts’, which was in development by Antonio Savona, with graphics, music, sfx by Saul Cross and Gryzor, with full permission of Locomalito. Well today is the day that everyone […]

L’abbaye Des Morts – Upcoming eagerly awaited C64 port gets a wicked trailer!

If you’ve been following Indie Retro News through these last few years, you would’ve known about Locomalito’s awesome retro styled platformer ‘L’Abbaye des Morts’, which not only appeared on the PC, but as a release on the ZX Spectrum, and as a port for the Amiga OS 4 and Sega Megadrive. […]

Guy In A Vest – Commodore 64 game to be published in 2019 by RGCD and Psytronik!

Amiga, MSX or ZX Spectrum not doing it for you? Then have we got some great news for you C64 lot! As earlier today we were told on Facebook that the upcoming C64 game ‘ Guy in a Vest ‘, has not only been announced as being published by RGCD […]

Wolfling Preview V1.3 – Nesdev game previewed on the C64 is looking seriously good

In 2017 Lazycow released an early version of a high quality platforming game for the NES as an entry for the 2017 Nesdev competition. It gained favourable feedback during that time with one such member noting the game had nice level design, felt non linear and incredibly moody with rather […]

L’abbaye Des Morts – Eagerly awaited C64 port will be released January 2019!

Some time back we announced the release of L’Abbaye des Morts; a great retro platformer in a ZX Spectrum style that was originally developed by Locomalito who is no stranger to developing fantastic games such as Maldita Castilla and Hydorah. Well you’ll be pleased to know that same game which […]

Amiga Forever and C64 Forever V8 – Cloanto releases two big emulation packages for 2018/19

Although many of us stick to real hardware, unofficial gaming packages from the likes of GamesNostalgia or TheCompany.PL, or a quick load up through software such as FS-UAE and WinUAE. There’s still a rather large fan base who prefer using the Cloanto Emulation packages such as Amiga Forever and C64 […]

Sizzler – C64 game by Argus & Legend of Atlantis creators now available on general sale!

Great news for a brand new year as we’ve recently been told through Facebook, that Icon64’s game of Sizzler is now available to buy on general sale as either a premium plus disk edition, budget disk edition, tape version through the Psytronik website or digital download. This game was mentioned […]

The year of the C64 – A 2018 Roundup and GOTY Nominees!

As another super year for the C64 draws to a close, I take another look at the release highlights of the year, starting with all the games which had Physical versions ship this year, then followed by all the digital download releases, including the ones which will ship next year, […]