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Cracktro Tuesday #1 – Exploring the very latest releases from the C64 Scene

Welcome to a new series of articles where I pluck a selection of C64 programs from Commodore Scene Database (CSDB), play them live on my Twitch stream on real C64 hardware, and write up the highlights here on Indie Retro News. Whether it’s artwork, demos, music, classic games revisited in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

High Noon – Early C64 Western with extras from Hokuto Force

Back in 2015 when I joined Indie Retro News, there weren’t so many brand new C64 games being released, so we used to fill our blog with news from the various cracking groups. I particularly liked Hokuto Force’s releases because they focused on re-releases of those lesser known titles that […]

L’Abbaye des Morts 64 – Exclusive first review

L’Abbaye des Morts (The Abbey of the Dead) 64, is the latest game from Antonio Savona and Double Sided Games. It’s actually a port of a ZX spectrum inspired mini game, written by Locamolito and released as freeware for Windows in 2010, It’s been ported to Linux, Mac OSX, Nintendo […]

Scuttlebutt – Behind Enema Lines: New game from Karl Hörnell for C64

Veteran Game developer and Cartoonist Karl Hörnell has ported his free to download ZX Spectrum game: Scuttlebutt, to the C64. Karl created a number of games for Interceptor Software while still at school. These included Clean Up Time, Velocipede, Fruity, Ronald Rubberduck and Toad Force. These were all pretty much […]