Tag: Retrogaming

Frostbite – Atari to C64 conversion #3 from Chopper Command team gets a release!

Great news for this rather cold and frosty Sunday, as we’ve just been told by Antonio Savona, that the same team behind the Atari to C64 conversion of Chopper Command and the previously released Keystone Kapers. Has now announced the release of the next game in the trilogy line up, as […]

Wing Commander Privateer – Cola Powered Gamer reviews an adventure space flight simulation classic!

After the success of Wing Commander II, the franchise received its first spin-off game. Wing Commander: Privateer or simply Privateer. It can be looked at as Origin Systems take on open-ended gameplay, and their take on the legendary Elite (1984). Released in the Fall of 1993, Privateer had an interesting […]

Under The Radar: Cyberpunk Games – Part 1 by Cola Powered Gamer

Cyberpunk was covered extensively in film, TV and of course video games. The games covered here will be those that you probably haven’t heard of or have simply gone under your radar. So here’s a personal selection from me, Cola Powered Gamer! Gemini Rue Released in 2011 and developed by […]

Pirates! – DarkwyndPT’s BIGGEST retro gaming review yet!

Ahoy there mateys! Welcome back to Retro Freak Reviews. And before ye all send me down to Davy Jones’ locker for not posting a review during the entire summer, let me redeem my sinner soul by offering ye this fine review in this finest of International Talk Like a Pirate […]

The FUSION 2020 Annual – Bi-monthly FUSION magazine in the form of a fantastic annual!

From the early part of last year, we have been giving you multiple heads up regarding a great gaming magazine called ‘ Fusion ‘, which is a magazine which features not just gaming news from Indie and Retro but also Handhelds and even Table Tops ( Bit like us really […]

MW ULTRA – Covert Bitops creators of Hessian gives us another look at their upcoming C64 game

In 2016 Covert Bitops released the brilliant action adventure game of ‘ Hessian ‘ for the C64; a game in which we said could’ve been the game of the year, spanning over 667 screens with high detail, challenging situations and enemies with skilled AI that must either be avoided or […]

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

Another heads up from Saberman as he recently contacted us, to let us know that Gibstov had released an update to 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 […]

Keystone Kapers – Another Atari to C64 conversion is coming from Chopper Command team!

While many of you had the chance to play the stonkingly good Atari to C64 conversion of Chopper Command by Antonio Savona, Steven Day, Saul Cross and Flemming Martins which was released only recently. It looks as if we will have another game to enjoy in their conversion line up, […]

PAKET Engine demo – Point and click tool demo’d for the Amstrad CPC

With games such as the latest homebrew of Caren and the Tangled Tentacles on the C64, there’s many who’d hope to create such a thing on the Amstrad CPC. Thankfully that may be a possibility down the line, as according to XeNoMoRPH on the cpcwiki forums, Paketesoft has released a very […]

Malasombra – Eye candy NES title announced by 4mhz gets early footage

Remember when we said that the Amstrad publisher of 4mhz, who released fabulous games such as Operation Alexandra and The Lost Treasure of Cuauhtemoc, was bringing a brand new game to the NES called ‘ Malasombra ‘? Well there’s good news for today! As thanks to a heads up by @jdjuanje, […]

Syndicate – Action/strategy classic by Bullfrog gets a DarkwyndPT review

Well, this retrospective sure is going slow, isn’t it? Sorry for taking so long, but because of recent work issues, I no longer have a lot of free time. And it happened all of a sudden, without notice, so I couldn’t cancel anything or plan around it. Anyway, today’s review […]

Vegetables – A fabulous C64 Match 3 game being ported to the Amiga

It’s once again the Amigas time to shine, as we’ve just been given the heads up through our email, that Mike Richmond’s Vegetables will hopefully be coming to a Commodore Amiga you at some in the near future. Yes indeed if you’ve heard of this game before, that’s because it was originally […]