Tag: PC

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 […]

Blackthorne – DarkwyndPT takes a look at a very good classic action game!

Well, like I promised last time, today’s review is from a GOOD action PC game and it’s also one of the first games produced by a famous game developer. I’m talking about Blackthorne. Blackthorne (AKA Blackhawk in Europe) is an action/platform game developed by Blizzard and published by Interplay. It […]

Back to the Future Part III: Timeline of Monkey Island – Adventure fan game gets a super release!

It wasn’t long ago now that we gave much excitement to the retro community that a game was coming which blended The Secret of Monkey Island and Back to the Future as an adventure game with glorious inspirations. Well there’s incredible news today as after previously announcing a small demo […]

Iridium – Retro inspired shooter with inspirations such as Uridium is a Kickstarter success!

If you were a huge fan of that classic game ‘Uridium ‘ which was released in the late 80’s for the C64 Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, NES, Virtual Console and MS-DOS, or the high grade modern version from the original team Hewson Consultants called ‘ Hyper Sentinel […]

Ryane McLaine – A new ZX Spectrum inspired game from Jetpack Jaxx dev is teased

It was only just last month we announced the release of a seriously cool looking ZX Spectrum inspired game called ‘Jetpack Jaxx’, which was not only released for the PC but also Android owners. This game having a ZX flavour, was developed by Psyshteek and as the developer rightly said […]

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 […]

Melkhior’s Mansion – In Dev Ultimate Play the Game ‘Atic Atac’ remake tease!

Remember when we gave you the heads up that Ultimate Play the Game’s famous classic Atic Atac, was not only being remade for the PC but it was also being remade for the ZX Spectrum Next? Well there’s great news for today, as after checking their tweeter feed we’ve come […]

LUNARK – Flashback and Prince of Persia homage aims for Kickstarter success

If you thought Another World, Heart of Darkness or Flashback was bloody brilliant, then wait till you see Lunark by developers Canari Games which is a new 2D Cinematic Platformer that has just appeared on Kickstarter. Featuring high quality art work, a fabulous story line, uniquely designed levels with gorgeous […]

Captain MaCaw – A ZX Spectrum Inspired Retro Platformer hits Steam!

Earlier today we were contacted by Auld Games that their ZX Spectrum inspired title of ‘Captain MaCaw’, had finally made an appearance on Steam. This game announced previously by us last week, is heavily inspired by ZX Spectrum classics such as Dizzy and Seymour, while having its own story of pirates, […]

Guard Duty – Upcoming charming 2D fantasy adventure with a new Bloodlines Trailer

I’ve always been an Adventure gamer on both my Amiga and PC, and have such fond memories of games such as The Secret of Monkey Island, Simon the Sorcerer, Fable, Kings Quest and even the Quest for Glory series. So to hear that a new Adventure game with a fantasy […]

In Dev Ultimate Play the Game ‘Atic Atac’ remake looks superb!

Remember when we told you that Ultimate Play the Game’s famous classic Atic Atac, was not only being remade for the PC but it was also being remade for the ZX Spectrum Next? Well there’s great news this week, as we’ve been following their twitter throughout and they have not […]

Captain MaCaw – A ZX Spectrum Inspired Retro Platformer Coming Soon to Steam

Captain MaCaw is the first commercial PC release from Auld-Games, an old school platform adventure in the style of the ZX Spectrum classics. The graphical style closely resembles but not 100% emulates the ZX spectrum resolution and palette. Expected release date is on or after February 18th, 2019. Captain MaCaw […]

The Eternal Castle [REMASTERED] – CGA Animated graphics with Another World vibe comes to Steam

I’ve played many games growing up, games released on the Amstrad right up to the modern day PC. But there’s one game I’ve never heard of and wish I had, and that was The Eternal Castle; a game apparently released in 1987 as an emotional experience, set as an original masterpiece […]

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 […]

Owyn’s Adventure – Gameboy styled game features 5 different worlds to explore!

We’ve mentioned countless Gameboy inspired games on our site, games such as Squidlit, Steer Clear, The Tragic Tale of Bark Scruffalo and Madcap Castle to name but a few. But there’s another game you might be interested in playing, and that’s ‘ Owyn’s Adventure ‘. A game which we have mentioned […]