Tag: RETRO INSPIRED

Shakedown Hawaii – From Retro City Rampage to this spectacular trailer announcement

Vblank Entertainment, the developer behind the action-adventure 8bit styled Grand Theft Auto parody with 80’s and 90’s pop culture ‘ Retro City Rampage ‘, has just announced a brand new trailer for the next line up in the franchise as ‘ Shakedown Hawaii ‘. Oh yes indeed it’s time to […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Legends of Amberland – 90’s inspired crawler by Silver Lemur Games – Early Access on Steam

We’ve been banging on about this game for months now, but today we were told by Silver Lemu Games that their work in progress Dungeon Crawler of ‘ Legends of Amberland ‘, is now available to buy through Early Access on Steam. This rather nice looking crawler that is still […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]