Tag: RETRO INSPIRED

Switch ‘N’ Shoot – Master that one button in this addictive arcade shoot em up

If you’re looking for another enjoyable arcade styled shoot em up, then you might be interested to know that Matt Glanville has released the very latest version of ‘Switch N Shoot’; a fast paced retro styled game whereby you must destroy many waves of enemies with the use of only […]

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom – Wonderboy in Monster World spiritual successor gets a PC demo

The developers Game Atelier have just announced that their spiritual successor to the Wonder Boy in Monster World series as ‘ Monster Boy And The Cursed Kingdom ‘ which was released for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Has finally received its first major PC demo after being […]

Guard Duty – A charming 2D fantasy adventure gets a Steam release!

Glorious news if you’re an Adventure fan, loving games such as The Secret of Monkey Island or even Simon the Sorcerer, as we’ve just been told Sick Chicken Studios have released their 2D fantasy adventure game of ‘ Guard Duty ‘, which is available for PC, MAC and Linux. Yes […]

Eight Dragons – Fighting homage to games such as Target Renegade now on Steam

Today just gets better and better, as we’ve recently found out that Extend Mode’s fighting homage of ‘ Eight Dragons ‘, is now available to buy on Steam through Early Access! This game of which we have mentioned last year thanks to a great write up by @GamesInBits, is a new entry […]

Another World Survival – Pico-8 Demake of Another world with a twist.

Pico-8 is a wonderful platform for de-makes of classic games and now it’s Another World turn (Out of this world in some countries) to get the treatment! As a demake it captures the feel of the original game with very familiar backdrops and settings but the scope is vastly reduced… […]

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 […]