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Last feed update: Tuesday December 18th, 2018 03:05:38 AM

Owyn's Adventure - Gameboy styled game features 5 different worlds to explore!

Tuesday December 18th, 2018 07:50:57 PM
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 some time ago during the GBJAM, that as of now is a much bigger game spanning 5 different worlds to

8bit-Slicks - Remake of slicks'n'slide for the Apple II, Atari XL/XE, and C64/C128

Tuesday December 18th, 2018 11:48:06 PM
It's been some time since we featured any top down racing games, usually it's arcade platformers or shoot em ups that grace our computer screens. But thankfully for today that's about to change, as thanks to a heads up in our inbox, we've been told Timo Kauppinen's 'slicks'n'slide' has been remade for the Apple II, Atari XL/XE, and C64/C128 as '8bit-Slicks', developed by 8bit-Dude.

Zool: Ninja of the Nth Dimension (Amiga Game, Gremlin Graphics, 1992)

Tuesday December 18th, 2018 09:40:07 AM
There is a reason why cat videos are so popular on the internet. Barely a day goes by without someone sharing a video of some kittens falling into a waste paper basket or a blender on my Facebook newsfeed (I may have lied about the blender). It is the same reason in part why Mario and Sonic are so popular. They are cute. You warm to them. You want to protect them. And they are one of life’s

Unique and historically important working Psygnosis Amiga 3000 goes up on Ebay

Monday December 17th, 2018 06:17:14 PM
From prototypes to working hardware and games that have been lost and found, there's always something we haven't seen that hits the headlines much to the delight of the retro community. Well thanks to a heads up by Mike Clarke, he us told us he is selling an Amiga 3000 with quite a bit of history. This Amiga 3000 as noted on the Ebay page, is a one of a kind Amiga as used by various artists at

Chuckie Egg - A classic eggy game gets a PC Remake by Langford Productions.

Saturday December 15th, 2018 05:39:07 PM
It's incredible to think that Chuckie Egg was a game released years ago in 1983 as a game that not only appeared on the BBC Micro, but a whole string of other systems such as the Amstrad CPC, Amiga, C64 and even the ZX Spectrum. Well fast forward to today and Langford Productions who was behind the wicked retro inspired Shooter Project ZX, and the remakes of classic games such as Jumping Jack,

Atari ST version of Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon gets an Amiga port by Meynaf

Friday December 14th, 2018 06:32:28 PM
C64 box art Throughout 2018 Indie Retro News and our good friends Amiga Bill, Saberman and even Per Ola, has been at the forefront for Amiga news announcing games such Coco Banana, Powerglove Reloaded, Tiger Claw and even The Zing to name but a few. But this time we've got another special announcement, as thanks to both DamienD and Saberman, they have told us Meynaf has released the Amiga

Monkeys & Dragons - Retro Adventure inspired by video game classics like Monkey Island!

Friday December 14th, 2018 04:12:36 PM
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 inspired by those classics with a fabulous fantasy twist was made available as early access on Steam called ' Monkeys and Dragons ' by Benjamin

Book of Demons - Unique paper hack n slash dungeon crawler is out now

Friday December 14th, 2018 02:17:54 PM
During the early part of 2016 we gave you the big heads up for Thing Trunks hack n slash RPG dungeon crawler ' Book of Demons ', which was due to be released towards the end of 2016. Well fast forward to today and after a slew of big awards for this deck-building hack and slash adventure, the developers have finally announced the game is out of early access and available to buy on Steam and

Tales of Greta - Arcade inspired game is free to play

Friday December 14th, 2018 01:56:51 PM
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 some of the first arcade and home console games that became the first stepping

Indiana Boy Steam Edition - Retro inspired platformer in a Game Boy style

Friday December 14th, 2018 01:28:39 PM
As a fan of the Gameboy and all those games that are inspired by that great hand held, I was pleased to see that the developer Fabio Fortino had released his retro inspired platformer game of ' Indiana Boy Steam Edition', which looks very much like a Gameboy game and is available for the PC. In this game you play as Indiana Boy on a quest to recover all the treasures and keys throughout the

AGDXmas Community Jam - Snowed Under

Wednesday December 12th, 2018 06:21:45 PM
When it comes to announcing something from Allan Turvey, it's usually a new game that's just been announced such as the case with Rally X Remix, Roust or even Terrapins. But this time he's decided to do something different, as in relation to the upcoming festive period, he is putting the word out for everyone in the ZX Spectrum community to step forward and help build a new 8-bit video game

From Beyond - Prologue - Horror adventure, inspired by games such as Shadowgate now on Steam

Wednesday December 12th, 2018 05:08:28 PM
If you were a huge fans of games such as Deju Vu, Uninvited or even my personal favourite Shadowgate, then you'll be pleased to know the developer SuckerFree Games has released their MACVenture style game ' From Beyond-Prologue ', which as from the end of last month was made available to purchase through Steam. This adventure game announced through our Game Dev : RetroGaming Facebook group,

Open Fodder - Open sourced Cannon Fodder reaches version 1.5.0 with Cannon Fodder 2 support

Wednesday December 12th, 2018 04:21:51 PM
From 1993 to 1994 Sensible Software and published by Virgin Interactive released two of the best top down war based shooters I have ever played in my life (War has never been so much fun).  It was none other than Cannon Fodder and it's sequel Cannon Fodder 2: An action-strategy shooter series first released for the Amiga and then later ported to other systems such as the PC.Well if you

O-EYES - ZX Spectrum port of the 1982 arcade game EYES

Wednesday December 12th, 2018 04:40:35 PM
A new game has appeared for the ZX Spectrum, as thanks to a heads up by our good friend ZX Dev, they have told us oblo's game of 'O-EYES' has been released. This game is a ZX Spectrum port of the 1982 Arcade game ' EYES ', which was originally developed by Digitrex Techstar (Rock-ola) as a Pac-Man style game except with a goal to shoot all the dots rather than eat them to move on to the next

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

Monday December 10th, 2018 06:46:36 PM
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 a modern homage to classic crawlers set in the land of Operencia. An unconventional fantasy world inspired by

New Adventures of Laura - New challenging levels for this charming Atari XL/XE game

Monday December 10th, 2018 04:13:48 PM
If you're looking for something nice to play over this Christmas period on your Atari XL/XE, then look no further than the 'New Adventures of Laura'; A Christmas gift from ccwrc and Larek that not only adds new levels to the game, which originally went on sale in September as a Cassette by Retronics, but has released the new levels completely free for all to enjoy. As per the levels included,

Ultimate Play the Game 'Atic Atac' remake is coming to the ZX Spectrum Next

Monday December 10th, 2018 03:04:51 PM
Ultimate Play the Game released many incredible titles in the 80's, games such as Knightlore, Jetpac, Sabre Wulf and Gunfright to name but a few. But today's news is something of a special announcement for fans of Ultimate Play the Game, as their top down arcade adventure game ' Atic Atac ' released in 83, is being remade but this time as an eye candy filled isometric game that will be coming

Aviator Arcade II - An awesome C64 shoot em up gets a full release

Monday December 10th, 2018 05:54:21 PM
Even more fantastic news has appeared in our inbox, as RGCD has finally announced the commercial release of ' Aviator Arcade II ', a game by Mark Hindsbo, Saul Cross & Thomas Petersen, which originally appeared as Aviator Arcade in 2014 as a three level 16kb cart game for the RGCD annual c64 game development competition. This game was developed after much praise and feedback from the Aviator

Coco Banana - Going Banana's for this new Amiga game by Amiten Software

Tuesday December 18th, 2018 07:56:44 PM
Even more Amiga games to get through this weekend as we've recently been informed by our good friend Saberman, that Amiten Software's colourful platformer of ' Coco Banana ' is not only ready for pre-orders as a limited boxed edition priced at 19,90€, but there's a public demo for you to try as well! This game was mentioned on our site some time ago, and is a cute platformer developed using

Powerglove Reloaded - An awesome game by Lazycow and Pierre 'Cyborgjeff' Martin released for the Amiga

Sunday December 9th, 2018 11:04:31 PM
In 2013 Lazycow released the C64 run 'n' shooter as an entry in the 2013 RGCD 16K C64 Game Development competition, with a final version in 2014 as a 16KB physical game cartridge, and then a much more improved version in 2015 as an exclusive PC release featuring not just minor enhancements such as such as parallax scrolling but a optional pimped sprite work. Well if you remember this fantastic

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