Tag: RETRO INSPIRED

Operencia: The Stolen Sun – Modern homage to classic first-person dungeon-crawlers gets a trailer

Gather your party, pick up your weapons and venture into the lands of Operencia, as the developers Zen Studios have just released a brand new trailer for their upcoming retro inspired Dungeon Crawler ‘Operencia: The Stolen Sun’; a game which is due to be released next year on Steam as […]

Battle Princess Madelyn – Ghouls ‘n Ghosts inspired spectacular is finally here on GOG and Steam

Glorious news today as we’ve just found out from Casual Bit Games that they have finally released their epic Ghouls ‘n Ghosts inspired game ‘ Battle Princess Madelyn ‘, which is available to buy on both GOG and Steam. This game has been eagerly awaited for sometime as not only […]

Zeroptian Invasion – 80’s inspired Shoot em up hits Steam!

While many of you are still excited for Josyanf1 and Narehop’s Alex Kidd in Miracle World remake which is still in development, you might be interested to know Josyanf1 has released an 80’s inspired Shoot em up called ‘ Zeroptian Invasion ‘, which is available to buy on Steam and playable on a […]

Aeon of Sands – The Trail – A dark and twisted dungeon crawler is finally here!

Glorious news today Dungeon Crawler fans, as just moments ago we were contacted by Two Bits Kid that their eagerly awaited crawler of ‘ Aeon of Sands ‘ has finally been released on Steam! Yes indeed this game of which we have mentioned countless times on IRN, has finally made […]

Dawnthorn – Stand-alone prequel to Zelda inspired Hazelnut Bastille is announced

While many of you are excited to learn that Aloft’s Zelda inspired RPG of HAZELNUT BASTILLE is a huge Kickstarter success raising £116,390 of a £51,027 goal and still 20 hours to go. You may also be interested to know that the same team have recently announced Dawnthorn; a standalone prequel to Hazelnut Bastille, […]

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

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

Sydney Hunter and the Curse of the Mayan – Upcoming release by Collectorvision Games looks fantastic!

In the early 80’s many of us had the pleasure of playing the adventure platformer ‘Montezuma’s Revenge’ on the Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Apple II, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Sega Master System and even the ZX Spectrum (as Panama Joe). It combined treasure hunting, lots of rooms, puzzle solving […]

Death Strike – A demo of a rather cool looking shoot em up by Darkbits

Don’t worry Shoot em up fans we haven’t forgotten you, as in our search for something fresh rather than platformers, we have come across a game you might just like. Titled as ‘ Death Strike ‘ this early work in progress game developed by Darkbits, is an old school horizontal shoot […]

Battle Princess Madelyn – Ghouls ‘n Ghosts inspired spectacular is coming this fall

In 1988 Capcom released one of the finest Arcade games ever to grace the gaming scene, and that game was the incredible Ghouls ‘n Ghosts which appeared on lots of different systems. It is a game that if you haven’t played it, you are seriously missing out! So as an […]

Aeon of Sands – The Trail – A dark and twisted dungeon crawler is coming December 4, 2018 on Steam!

Don’t get me wrong I love dungeon crawlers, Eye of the Beholder, Lands of Lore and even Dungeon Master. But I’ve always wanted something with a much more darker tone, something that really gives the genre a much needed shake up. Thankfully it looks as if Two Bits Kid in […]

Project Warlock – A retrotastic first person shooter is coming to GOG this Thursday!

Buckshot Software have just announced their seriously cool looking retro styled first person shooter ‘ Project Warlock ‘ will be released via GOG as of this Thursday 18th October for PC gamers across the globe. Taking its inspiration from 90’s shooters such as Wolfenstein 3D and Doom and as a […]

HAZELNUT BASTILLE – If you loved Zelda then you’ll love this upcoming game by Aloft!

Welcome to ‘ HAZELNUT BASTILLE ‘ developed by Aloft. A charming and colourful action adventure RPG, that mixes it up with Zelda and other such amazing games found on consoles such as the SNES and even the Sega Megadrive. It features a beautiful world to explore with all the secrets […]

Captain Disaster in Death Has A Million Stomping Boots – Retro inspired adventure with a demo!

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 our good friend CaptainD has made an Adventure game […]

Skatemasta Tcheco – Upcoming NES inspiration with a new trailer!

Tcheco is back, and this time he brought a skateboard! Skatemasta Tcheco is an upcoming game from the game developer Marcelo Barbosa that also created “Tcheco in the Castle of Lucio” that we previously mentioned here on Indie Retro News. Skatemasta Tcheco is a Nes style game that draws inspirations […]

Introducing Foreign Frugglers – a Free Retro Pixel-Art Web Game

Ultimo Games has just released a fun retro-inspired shooter titled Foreign Frugglers. The masterful pixel-artist Timo Visser has created a simple yet fun arcade style game that’s free to play in your web browser. [embedded content] Gameplay is a take on the timeless classic Space Invaders with some fun additions. […]