Tag: Platformer

The Shadow over Hawksmill – A dark C64 Cthulhu inspired game teased once more!

Argus, Organism, Sizzler, and Rocky Memphis : The Legend Of Atlantis are some truly great games created by Stuart Collier, Trevor Storey and Saul Cross, and while we wait for Dragonspire to be finished, it looks as if another game is coming that is sure to excite many in the […]

Looter – Early preview of a fabulous looking C64 game by Marvin Hardy

The C64 gets a mention this afternoon as we’ve just come across a new video from Saberman that shows the very latest work in progress footage of a C64 game called ‘ Looter ‘; which is a new game from Marvin Hardy that was originally called Hellbound. This footage gives us […]

Guns of Midnight – Fast paced action platformer arrives on Steam

If you can’t wait for the previously announced shoot em up, but prefer to blast away enemies right now, then you’ll be overjoyed to learn that Terminist Arcade have released their fast paced action platformer of ‘ Guns of Midnight ‘ on Steam. This game according to the developer, is inspired by […]

Percy Penguin in the Present Palaver – Feeling festive early in this new ZX Spectrum game

Andy Green Pixel Art If you just can’t wait for Christmas but you’re feeling festive even though it’s hotting up outside, then you’ll be pleased to know John Davies has released his Christmas themed game of ‘Percy Penguin in the Present Palaver’ for the ZX Spectrum. This game as we said […]

Doc Cosmos 2 Adventures in Time – C64 Sequel to the RGCD 16k competition entry Doc Cosmos teased

In March of this year shallan64 released a fantastic game for the C64 community which not only featured top quality gameplay as a C64 RGCD 16K entry, but when a powerful time travelling alien device was activated, it switched to two different graphical styles depending on the timeline being used to […]

Sc0tb0t – Play as a plucky little robot and stop the Loch Ness Monster! (ZX Spectrum)

A rather late hour ZX Spectrum game has just been announced, as we’ve just been informed by Andy Green who did the amazing art work above, that Dougie Mcg has released his new ZX Spectrum title called’ Sc0tb0t ‘. Now if you love games with plenty to do through a mutlitude […]

Rade Blunner Weon Kolalski’s Memories – Episode 1 of a new ZX Spectrum platformer

Putting aside the C64 news this evening as now we look towards the ZX Spectrum for our retro kicks, as we’ve been told by Saberman that Iadvd has released the first episode of a ZX Spectrum game called ‘ Rade Blunner – Weon Kolalski’s Memories ”. Now if you like platformers as […]

Lumberjack Platform – Tree chopping Amiga game is now a charming platformer!

Some time back we mentioned Megastyle & Protovision’s C64 homebrew game of ‘ Lumberjack ‘, which put you in the mighty boots of a Lumberjack, chopping down trees as fast as he can, without being bashed by the big branches above. It was a highly addictive game on the C64 […]

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 ‘ […]

Wormwood Preview – Early alpha version of a randomly generated C64 wormy platformer!

If you’ve got a C64 and want to play a game that’s still in development, then you might be interested to know that Lemonspawn is working on a C64 randomly generated platformer called ‘ Wormwood ‘, which they also class as a 16kb classic roguelike action RPG in the spirit […]

Grim Earth – 2D platform game inspired by SNES/Amiga era gameplay coming 18th April!

As you all know we feature as many different games as possible from every walk of retro gaming life. Well today is no exception! As thanks to a heads up by George Allan; solo/indie developer who used to write 16-bit games (including Zool on the Amiga, and Pitfall on the Megadrive). […]

Cathedral – Upcoming classy NES-inspired 8-bit adventure with new footage!

In 2016 Indie Retro News was one of the first sites to give you an updated look at Decemberborn’s in development NES inspired 8bit adventure ‘ Cathedral ‘, which looks to have the charm of those retro classics while having cool platforming dungeons, unique aesthetics, new items, baddies to fight […]

Adventure Ponies – My Little Pony comes to the Atari XL/XE (64K Required)

Another heads up from Saberman as he recently contacted us, to let us know that Gibstov had released his Atari XL/XE game called ‘ Adventure Ponies ‘, which is an Atari 8-bit port of the flashgame "Adventure Ponies" from the Hub network. Now if you want to play a charming […]

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. […]