Tag: RETRO INSPIRED

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 […]

Eagerly awaited Quest for Glory inspired game ‘ Mage’s Initiation ‘ has been released!

Way back in 2013 we announced the Kickstarter success of Himalaya Studios most eagerly awaited Adventure game ‘ Mage’s Initiation ‘; a game from a team who wanted to recreate the similar style and feel to previous adventure titles the company has worked on and was touted as being somewhat of a […]

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 […]

Chinatown Detective Agency – Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? Homage teased!

Some rather interesting news this evening, as we have just learnt General Interactive are working on a Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? Homage, which is going to be called Chinatown Detective Agency. This game inspired by that classic educational 1985 Broderbund title, is instead set in Singapore in the year 2032 […]

Legends of Amberland – 90’s inspired crawler by Silver Lemur Games coming Q1 2019!

Pushing out more great news and this time we head towards a decent looking Dungeeon Crawler by the name of ‘ Legends of Amberland ‘ by Silver Lemu Games. This rather nice looking crawler that is currently in an early stage of development, is an upcoming classic styled RPG that […]

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 […]

Mawilo Studio Launches with a Lysium: Stardiver teaser trailer

New 16-bit style Metroidvania game from the makers of the Construct Metroidvania Game Kit? YES PLEASE! Only a teaser trailer released so far but the announcement comes in the form of a new joint effort in the form of Mawilo game studio between @Tokinsom @7SoulDesign @OneRumor and if their combined previous efforts […]

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 […]

Crash Bandicoot – N. Sane Trilogy (Vicarious Visions Game, PS4, 2017) – Reviewed by AlanG

There is a general rule in life; you don’t mess with a classic. You are almost certainly setting yourself up to fail. Volkswagon tried with the re-launch of the ‘Mini’ and while the German version of the British classic car may be a solid vehicle and has racked up good […]

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 […]

Tales of Greta – Arcade inspired game is free to play

If the Gameboy inspired game was not to your liking, then how about playing this Arcade styled platformer called ‘Tales of Greta’ by Styrbjörn Andersson, which is completely free to play (Donations Welcome). Now unlike the previous game we mentioned, according to the developer Tales of Greta is designed to resemble […]