Tag: MAC

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 […]

Orange Island – 8-bit action-adventure for Pc and Nes

Orange Island is a new 8-bit action-adventure platformer game that is currently up on Kickstarter and was successfully funded within the first 24 hours of its campaign. Orange Island draws inspiration from side-scrolling NES games like Legacy of the Wizard, Kirby’s Adventure and Zelda II and mixes this with puzzles […]

Carrion – A gory creature game gets a new gameplay teaser

Put away your fluffy toys and tell your children it’s time for bed, as Gamespot Gameplay have released new gameplay footage for Phobia Game Studio and Devolver Digital’s upcoming gory horror game ‘ Carrion ‘; a reverse horror game, in which you assume the role of an amorphous alien being and […]

Hyperspace Delivery Service – Multi genre space game arrives on Steam!

Here on Indie Retro News we do like games that break the tediousness of similarities and try something different, so we think Hyperspace Delivery Service by Zotnip does just that. In this game you are hired by the Hyperspace Delivery Service to make a delivery to planet Miridian V, but […]

Guard Duty – A charming 2D fantasy adventure gets a Steam release!

Glorious news if you’re an Adventure fan, loving games such as The Secret of Monkey Island or even Simon the Sorcerer, as we’ve just been told Sick Chicken Studios have released their 2D fantasy adventure game of ‘ Guard Duty ‘, which is available for PC, MAC and Linux. Yes […]

Whipseey and the Lost Atlas – Family friendly Kirby inspired platformer, coming soon!

Trawling through many of the games found on the Steam coming soon list, there was every chance of finding a damn fine game that not only looked charming but had a high enjoyment factor that anyone in the family could pick up and play. Thankfully one such game called ‘ […]

Ravva and the Cyclops Curse – Unleash your summoning powers in this new NES inspired game

Cathedral isn’t the only retro inspired game we’ve come cross today with an update, as we’ve also come across a NES inspired title called ‘ Ravva and the Cyclops Curse ‘ which was developed by Galope for PC, MAC and Linux. Yes indeed welcome to another charming looking retro inspired game, […]

Viva Mortis – This Isometric ZX Spectrum inspired game looks super duper!

The last post for this evening and wow is it a good’n! As we’ve recently been informed through Facebook that AdamStrange has released his ZX Spectrum inspired game ‘ Viva Mortis ‘, for PC, MAC and Linux. What makes this game rather special isn’t just the fact it is a […]

Metaloid:Origin – Super cool fast-paced gun’n run 2D platformer coming to Steam 28th March!

If you’re looking for an upcoming game that is not a retro game but still has that retro vibe, then you’ll pleased to know as thanks to a heads up by Retro Revolution, that they will be releasing their fast-paced gun’n run 2D platformer of ‘ Metaloid:Origin ‘ on Steam 28th March. […]

GALAXY FORCE – Bullet hell shooter inspired by Scramble, playable online

In March of this year PuzCPC released a very nice side scrolling shoot em up Amstrad port of a much earlier game which was originally released way back in 1983 as Skramble developed by Darrell Etherington. The actual release name was ‘ Scramble ‘ which was also the original name […]

Space Quest II review – A classic Sci-fi adventure reviewed by DarkwyndPT

So, the new MCU movie, Captain Marvel, is on cinemas right now and as far as I remember, Carol Danvers isn’t in any video game whatsoever, so I decided to just review a classic sci-fi game set in space. And why not Space Quest II? Space Quest II: Chapter II […]

Silk – A tribute to Mike Singletons groundbreaking 1984 game The Lords of Midnight!

Many years ago when the 8-bit ruled the era, there was a game called Lords of Midnight by Mike Singleton that took the world by storm. A game that featured a ground breaking technique called landscaping to depict the lands of Midnight from a first-person perspective. It was such a […]

WRATH: Aeon of Ruin – 3D Realms going full retro with the return of the Quake Engine!

If you’re looking for a retro inspired shooter that is sure to excite many in the retro community, then look no further than 3D Realms upcoming First Person Shooter game WRATH: Aeon of Ruin. This game of which we were suprised to find out about today, is a wicked shooter of […]